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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Unified Process
Rank 548 520 499
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -21
Contract jobs citing OpenUP 8 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.022% 0.017%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.023% 0.030% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
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£550 £525 £274
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +91.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £525 £275
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +90.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
34844 33254 29955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.43% 74.76% 72.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22736 20646 18101
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 929 1059 1253
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -12.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 +8 6 £550 -15.38% 3
East of England 0 1 £175 -45.31%
South East -22 1 - - 2
South West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 15 (51.72%) .NET
2 14 (48.28%) Salesforce.com
2 14 (48.28%) Visualforce
2 14 (48.28%) Apex Code
2 14 (48.28%) SOQL
2 14 (48.28%) SOSL
3 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
3 11 (37.93%) Web Services
4 10 (34.48%) ETL
4 10 (34.48%) User Experience
4 10 (34.48%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (24.14%) Force.com
6 5 (17.24%) C#
7 4 (13.79%) CRM
7 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (13.79%) Banking
7 4 (13.79%) Investment Banking
8 3 (10.34%) TDD
8 3 (10.34%) Pair Programming
8 3 (10.34%) Java
8 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
9 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (6.90%) Windows
9 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
10 1 (3.45%) BPMN

OpenUP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (3.45%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Force.com
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.45%) Big Data
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (13.79%) Banking
1 4 (13.79%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Developer
2 14 (48.28%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Agile Java Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Data Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Business Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Configuration Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Transformation Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) .NET
2 14 (48.28%) Visualforce
3 11 (37.93%) Web Services
4 1 (3.45%) JSON
4 1 (3.45%) jQuery
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.45%) Android
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) ETL
1 10 (34.48%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.79%) CRM
3 3 (10.34%) TDD
3 3 (10.34%) Pair Programming
4 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
4 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.45%) B2B
5 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) Change Management
5 1 (3.45%) Regression Testing
5 1 (3.45%) MVC
5 1 (3.45%) Scrum
5 1 (3.45%) Unified Process
5 1 (3.45%) ERP
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) Apex Code
1 14 (48.28%) SOQL
1 14 (48.28%) SOSL
2 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.24%) C#
4 3 (10.34%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) ISEB
1 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix
3 1 (3.45%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) Xamarin