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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Unified Process
Rank 566 550 562
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +12
Contract jobs citing OpenUP 22 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.017% 0.023%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.057% 0.023% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 9
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£425 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £210 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £390 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £350 £125
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +180.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.75
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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
38886 35393 38358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.51% 74.47% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24707 22275 22626
Average daily rate £413 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% +0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1095 1010 1412
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.54% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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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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 +10 16 £425 - 4
South East -3 3 £438 +66.66% 4
East Midlands +6 1 £400 - 3
South West -34 1 - - 1
East of England - - - -
North West - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 15 (46.88%) Salesforce.com
2 13 (40.63%) .NET
3 12 (37.50%) Visualforce
3 12 (37.50%) Apex Code
3 12 (37.50%) SOQL
3 12 (37.50%) SOSL
4 11 (34.38%) Force.com
5 10 (31.25%) CRM
6 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (25.00%) Web Services
7 7 (21.88%) ETL
7 7 (21.88%) User Experience
7 7 (21.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (18.75%) C#
8 6 (18.75%) Finance
9 5 (15.63%) Legal
9 5 (15.63%) Banking
9 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
9 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
9 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (15.63%) Investment Banking
10 4 (12.50%) Supplier Management
10 4 (12.50%) Hedge funds
10 4 (12.50%) Project Management
10 4 (12.50%) Financial Institution
11 3 (9.38%) Content Management
11 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
11 3 (9.38%) Workflow
11 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
11 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3 (9.38%) MS Office
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
1 3 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (34.38%) Force.com
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Legal
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
2 5 (15.63%) Investment Banking
3 4 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
4 3 (9.38%) Marketing
5 2 (6.25%) Publishing
6 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Project Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 1 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Transformation Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Data Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) DBA
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) .NET
2 12 (37.50%) Visualforce
3 8 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (3.13%) JSON
4 1 (3.13%) jQuery
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.13%) CSS
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) User Experience
2 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.50%) Hedge funds
4 2 (6.25%) BBC
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Android
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) CRM
2 7 (21.88%) ETL
2 7 (21.88%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
4 4 (12.50%) Project Management
4 4 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.38%) Content Management
5 3 (9.38%) Workflow Management
5 3 (9.38%) Workflow
6 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.25%) Scrum
6 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.25%) Business Development
6 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.13%) Database Caching
7 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) Apex Code
1 12 (37.50%) SOQL
1 12 (37.50%) SOSL
2 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.75%) C#
4 2 (6.25%) SQL
5 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) ISEB
1 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) SAP
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