The first table below looks at the demand for Unified Process 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 Unified Process over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Process
Rank 533 514 533
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +19
Contract jobs citing Unified Process 29 40 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.086% 0.055%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.079% 0.12% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 6
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£403 £311 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -13.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £421 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-29.52% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36713 34180 37700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.42% 73.32% 71.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23128 21211 22153
Average daily rate £405 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1078 983 1363
Average hourly rate £24.00 £32.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £13.47 £13.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.05 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Unified Process
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Unified Process
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Unified Process Jobs Demand Trend in England

Unified Process
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Unified Process Daily Rate Trend in England

Unified Process
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unified Process across the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Unified Process Daily Rate Histogram in England

Unified Process
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Unified Process Hourly Rate Trend in England

Unified Process
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 Unified Process within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 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 17 £625 +110.08% 3
South East -8 9 £300 -29.52%
East of England - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Unified Process
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Unified Process
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Unified Process 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 Unified Process.

1 39 (76.47%) RUP
2 32 (62.75%) UML
3 22 (43.14%) OOD
4 21 (41.18%) OO
5 20 (39.22%) Project Management
6 18 (35.29%) Use Case
7 16 (31.37%) Rational Rose
7 16 (31.37%) PRINCE2
7 16 (31.37%) Security Cleared
8 15 (29.41%) C
9 14 (27.45%) UNIX
9 14 (27.45%) Linux
9 14 (27.45%) ClearCase
9 14 (27.45%) IBM
9 14 (27.45%) Configuration Management
9 14 (27.45%) SC Cleared
9 14 (27.45%) Software Engineering
10 13 (25.49%) Subversion
10 13 (25.49%) NUnit
10 13 (25.49%) Motif
10 13 (25.49%) GoogleTest
11 12 (23.53%) CppUnit
11 12 (23.53%) Ant
12 11 (21.57%) Derivative
13 10 (19.61%) Multithreading
13 10 (19.61%) Integration Testing
13 10 (19.61%) Workflow
13 10 (19.61%) MS Office
13 10 (19.61%) SQL
13 10 (19.61%) Memory Management

Unified Process
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Unified Process 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 Unified Process. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.96%) Documentum
1 1 (1.96%) NetWeaver
1 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (19.61%) MS Office
2 8 (15.69%) MS Visio
3 6 (11.76%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) MS Access
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (31.37%) Rational Rose
2 14 (27.45%) ClearCase
3 13 (25.49%) GoogleTest
3 13 (25.49%) NUnit
3 13 (25.49%) Subversion
4 12 (23.53%) CppUnit
4 12 (23.53%) Ant
5 3 (5.88%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.92%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (3.92%) RequisitePro
7 1 (1.96%) ClearQuest
7 1 (1.96%) JIRA
7 1 (1.96%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (17.65%) Back Office
2 8 (15.69%) Finance
3 6 (11.76%) Front Office
4 5 (9.80%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (9.80%) Banking
5 3 (5.88%) Publishing
6 1 (1.96%) Games
6 1 (1.96%) Retail
6 1 (1.96%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (45.10%) Analyst
2 19 (37.25%) Business Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) Software Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Programme Manager
6 4 (7.84%) C Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) C++ Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.92%) UML Business Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) UAT Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) Banking Business Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) Business Change Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) UAT Test Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) Designer
9 1 (1.96%) Agile Test Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) Senior Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) Motif
2 7 (13.73%) XML
3 5 (9.80%) Spring
4 4 (7.84%) Swing
4 4 (7.84%) HTML
4 4 (7.84%) CSS
4 4 (7.84%) JSP
4 4 (7.84%) Struts
4 4 (7.84%) Web Services
5 3 (5.88%) XSD
5 3 (5.88%) XSLT
6 2 (3.92%) WPF
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.96%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Derivative
2 2 (3.92%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Economics
3 1 (1.96%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 14 (27.45%) UNIX
1 14 (27.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (76.47%) RUP
2 32 (62.75%) UML
3 22 (43.14%) OOD
4 21 (41.18%) OO
5 20 (39.22%) Project Management
6 18 (35.29%) Use Case
7 16 (31.37%) PRINCE2
8 14 (27.45%) Configuration Management
8 14 (27.45%) Software Engineering
9 10 (19.61%) Integration Testing
9 10 (19.61%) Multithreading
9 10 (19.61%) Memory Management
9 10 (19.61%) Workflow
10 9 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (17.65%) OOA/OOD
10 9 (17.65%) Portfolio Management
11 8 (15.69%) Project Planning
12 6 (11.76%) Electronic Trading
12 6 (11.76%) SOA
12 6 (11.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) C
2 10 (19.61%) SQL
3 9 (17.65%) Java
4 2 (3.92%) C#
4 2 (3.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) Security Cleared
2 14 (27.45%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (5.88%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.92%) IIBA
5 2 (3.92%) ISEB
6 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) ISO 9001
2 3 (5.88%) QA
3 1 (1.96%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) IBM
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) Murex
3 2 (3.92%) HP
4 1 (1.96%) webMethods
4 1 (1.96%) Talend
4 1 (1.96%) WSO2
4 1 (1.96%) SAP