The table below looks at the statistics 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 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Process
Rank 572 544 475
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -69
Contract jobs citing Unified Process 18 24 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.050% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.048% 0.066% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 27
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£365 £345 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.84% +16.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+0.16% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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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
37468 36365 32009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.34% 75.51% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24275 23338 19645
Average daily rate £418 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 1095 995
Average hourly rate £28.50 £28.63 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.43% -11.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.63 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 May 2015.

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 May 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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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 -1 10 £365 -29.46% 1
South East -2 8 £338 +12.68%
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Unified Process
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 36 (100.00%) RUP
2 30 (83.33%) UML
3 22 (61.11%) OO
4 21 (58.33%) OOD
5 20 (55.56%) Use Case
5 20 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (52.78%) Project Management
7 18 (50.00%) Ant
8 17 (47.22%) UNIX
8 17 (47.22%) C
8 17 (47.22%) Configuration Management
8 17 (47.22%) ClearCase
8 17 (47.22%) Rational Rose
8 17 (47.22%) Integration Testing
8 17 (47.22%) Multithreading
8 17 (47.22%) CppUnit
8 17 (47.22%) Memory Management
8 17 (47.22%) Linux
8 17 (47.22%) NUnit
8 17 (47.22%) Subversion
8 17 (47.22%) Derivative
8 17 (47.22%) GoogleTest
8 17 (47.22%) System Integration Testing
9 14 (38.89%) Software Engineering
9 14 (38.89%) Security Cleared
9 14 (38.89%) C++
10 12 (33.33%) TOGAF
11 11 (30.56%) SC Cleared
11 11 (30.56%) MS Office
12 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development

Unified Process
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (2.78%) JBoss
1 1 (2.78%) Confluence
1 1 (2.78%) Mule
Applications
1 11 (30.56%) MS Office
2 8 (22.22%) MS Visio
3 7 (19.44%) MS Project
4 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 18 (50.00%) Ant
2 17 (47.22%) ClearCase
2 17 (47.22%) Rational Rose
2 17 (47.22%) CppUnit
2 17 (47.22%) NUnit
2 17 (47.22%) Subversion
2 17 (47.22%) GoogleTest
3 3 (8.33%) XMLSpy
4 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.78%) JUnit
5 1 (2.78%) RequisitePro
5 1 (2.78%) Rational Robot
5 1 (2.78%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.78%) Mockito
5 1 (2.78%) Hudson
5 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.78%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (2.78%) Selenium
5 1 (2.78%) Maven
General
1 5 (13.89%) Banking
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Back Office
3 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Wholesale Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Architect
3 7 (19.44%) Project Manager
3 7 (19.44%) Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Agile Project Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) AWS Developer
6 2 (5.56%) C++ Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (5.56%) C Developer
6 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Tester
7 1 (2.78%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Applications Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) Motif
2 4 (11.11%) XSLT
2 4 (11.11%) Web Services
2 4 (11.11%) XML
3 3 (8.33%) XML Schema
3 3 (8.33%) XSD
4 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.56%) .NET
4 2 (5.56%) SOAP
5 1 (2.78%) J2EE
5 1 (2.78%) Servlets
5 1 (2.78%) JMS
5 1 (2.78%) SAML
5 1 (2.78%) Middleware
5 1 (2.78%) JAAS
5 1 (2.78%) REST
5 1 (2.78%) JPA
5 1 (2.78%) JSTL
5 1 (2.78%) GWT
5 1 (2.78%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (47.22%) Derivative
3 4 (11.11%) W3C
4 3 (8.33%) Grid Computing
5 1 (2.78%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) UNIX
1 17 (47.22%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) RUP
2 30 (83.33%) UML
3 22 (61.11%) OO
4 21 (58.33%) OOD
5 20 (55.56%) Use Case
6 19 (52.78%) Project Management
7 17 (47.22%) Configuration Management
7 17 (47.22%) Integration Testing
7 17 (47.22%) Multithreading
7 17 (47.22%) Memory Management
7 17 (47.22%) System Integration Testing
8 14 (38.89%) Software Engineering
9 12 (33.33%) TOGAF
10 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
12 7 (19.44%) PRINCE2
12 7 (19.44%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (19.44%) Scrum
12 7 (19.44%) Enterprise Architecture
13 5 (13.89%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) C
2 14 (38.89%) C++
3 5 (13.89%) Java
4 4 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (5.56%) C#
5 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 11 (30.56%) SC Cleared
3 7 (19.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.56%) COBIT
3 1 (2.78%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) IBM
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) GigaSpaces
4 1 (2.78%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) Informatica
4 1 (2.78%) Teradata