The table below looks at the statistics for OpenUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenUP over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Unified Process
Rank 576 539 527
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -12
Contract jobs citing OpenUP 13 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.042% 0.015%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.035% 0.057% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 5
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£425 £525 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +90.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £525 £275
% change year-on-year
-45.23% +90.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37611 35073 32579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.56% 74.26% 72.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25023 22021 19511
Average daily rate £425 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1045 1075 1369
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

OpenUP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenUP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OpenUP Jobs Demand Trend in England

OpenUP
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OpenUP across the England region.

OpenUP Daily Rate Trend in England

OpenUP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenUP across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

OpenUP Daily Rate Histogram in England

OpenUP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OpenUP across the England region.

OpenUP Hourly Rate Trend in England

OpenUP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenUP within the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +17 9 £425 -34.61% 2
East of England -16 2 £175 -45.31% 2
South East -20 1 - - 5
East Midlands - 1 £400 - 1
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
South West - - - -
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OpenUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing OpenUP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OpenUP.

1 20 (58.82%) .NET
1 20 (58.82%) Salesforce.com
2 19 (55.88%) Visualforce
2 19 (55.88%) Apex Code
2 19 (55.88%) SOQL
2 19 (55.88%) SOSL
3 14 (41.18%) Web Services
3 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 13 (38.24%) ETL
4 13 (38.24%) User Experience
4 13 (38.24%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (35.29%) Force.com
6 8 (23.53%) CRM
7 7 (20.59%) C#
8 6 (17.65%) Banking
8 6 (17.65%) Investment Banking
9 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
10 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
11 2 (5.88%) Scrum
11 2 (5.88%) Finance
11 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (5.88%) Windows
12 1 (2.94%) RAD
12 1 (2.94%) DSDM

OpenUP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing OpenUP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OpenUP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
1 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (35.29%) Force.com
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (17.65%) Banking
1 6 (17.65%) Investment Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Developer
2 19 (55.88%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Data Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Business Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Tester
6 1 (2.94%) Junior
6 1 (2.94%) Junior Tester
6 1 (2.94%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Server Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) Sales Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Configuration Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (58.82%) .NET
2 19 (55.88%) Visualforce
3 14 (41.18%) Web Services
4 1 (2.94%) HTML
4 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.94%) CSS
4 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.94%) JSON
4 1 (2.94%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) User Experience
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) NHS
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.94%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) ETL
1 13 (38.24%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (23.53%) CRM
3 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
4 2 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (2.94%) RAD
5 1 (2.94%) DSDM
5 1 (2.94%) ERP
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL
5 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.94%) B2B
5 1 (2.94%) Content Management
5 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.94%) Change Management
5 1 (2.94%) Regression Testing
5 1 (2.94%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) Apex Code
1 19 (55.88%) SOQL
1 19 (55.88%) SOSL
2 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 7 (20.59%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) SQL
4 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) ISEB
1 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) Citrix
3 1 (2.94%) VMware
3 1 (2.94%) Xamarin
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Mason Frank
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Posted: 14 days ago