The table below looks at the statistics for OpenUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenUP over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Unified Process
Rank 616 605 593
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -12
Contract jobs citing OpenUP 6 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.029% 0.028%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.015% 0.036% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 11
Median daily rate £323 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.50% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £208 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £560 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £316 £300 £431
% change year-on-year
+5.41% -30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median 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
41371 41437 38972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.06% 80.09% 78.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27588 27456 24607
Median daily rate £450 £420 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 949 1091 1124
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

OpenUP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing OpenUP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenUP within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -11 3 £400 -27.27% 3
West Midlands -24 1 - - 1
North West - 1 £310 - 1
South West - 1 £323 -
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OpenUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OpenUP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for OpenUP.

1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Banking
2 7 (36.84%) SOA
2 7 (36.84%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 7 (36.84%) Oracle
3 6 (31.58%) Linux
3 6 (31.58%) High Availability
4 5 (26.32%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (21.05%) HTML5
5 4 (21.05%) Web Services
5 4 (21.05%) CSS
5 4 (21.05%) HTML
6 3 (15.79%) J2EE
6 3 (15.79%) MySQL
6 3 (15.79%) C
6 3 (15.79%) C++
6 3 (15.79%) JDBC
6 3 (15.79%) SOAP
6 3 (15.79%) XML
6 3 (15.79%) OO
6 3 (15.79%) JBoss
6 3 (15.79%) Apache
6 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
6 3 (15.79%) IBM
6 3 (15.79%) Middleware
6 3 (15.79%) HTTP
6 3 (15.79%) E-business
6 3 (15.79%) MVC
6 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL

OpenUP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) Apache
1 3 (15.79%) JBoss
1 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
1 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) gulp
General
1 7 (36.84%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Legal
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) Law
3 1 (5.26%) Local Government
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (15.79%) Digital Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Digital Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Digital Technical Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Tester
5 1 (5.26%) CRM Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) CSS
1 4 (21.05%) HTML
1 4 (21.05%) HTML5
1 4 (21.05%) Web Services
2 3 (15.79%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (15.79%) Apache Camel
2 3 (15.79%) CSS3
2 3 (15.79%) J2EE
2 3 (15.79%) JDBC
2 3 (15.79%) JSON
2 3 (15.79%) Middleware
2 3 (15.79%) REST
2 3 (15.79%) SOAP
2 3 (15.79%) XML
3 2 (10.53%) .NET
3 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
3 2 (10.53%) Backbone.js
3 2 (10.53%) DOM
3 2 (10.53%) React
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) IPTV
1 3 (15.79%) Over-the-Top Content
1 3 (15.79%) Video on Demand
2 2 (10.53%) SWIFT
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) STB
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) SOA
3 6 (31.58%) High Availability
4 3 (15.79%) E-business
4 3 (15.79%) Front End Development
4 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
4 3 (15.79%) MVC
4 3 (15.79%) OO
4 3 (15.79%) Open Source
4 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Microservices
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (10.53%) Prototyping
5 2 (10.53%) SDLC
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.53%) TDD
5 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
5 2 (10.53%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Java
1 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.79%) C
2 3 (15.79%) C++
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Apple
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Siebel