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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Process
Rank 538 516 472
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -44
Contract jobs citing Unified Process 18 30 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.066% 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.050% 0.087% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 14
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£488 £298 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.86% +0.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £585 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £298 £295
% change year-on-year
+9.24% +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
35919 34430 29372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.27% 75.51% 73.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 22880 21174 17901
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 973 1051 1057
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.29 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.98 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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
South East -26 8 £327 +9.76% 1
London -9 5 £725 +134.81% 4
North West - 3 £575 -
East Midlands - - - -
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
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Unified Process
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (87.80%) RUP
2 33 (80.49%) UML
3 28 (68.29%) OOD
4 27 (65.85%) Project Management
4 27 (65.85%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (63.41%) Use Case
6 24 (58.54%) Security Cleared
6 24 (58.54%) OO
7 23 (56.10%) Linux
7 23 (56.10%) UNIX
7 23 (56.10%) C
7 23 (56.10%) Ant
7 23 (56.10%) Configuration Management
7 23 (56.10%) ClearCase
7 23 (56.10%) SC Cleared
7 23 (56.10%) CppUnit
7 23 (56.10%) GoogleTest
7 23 (56.10%) Software Engineering
7 23 (56.10%) NUnit
7 23 (56.10%) Subversion
8 22 (53.66%) Rational Rose
9 19 (46.34%) Motif
9 19 (46.34%) Memory Management
9 19 (46.34%) Multithreading
10 18 (43.90%) Integration Testing
10 18 (43.90%) Derivative
11 15 (36.59%) C++
12 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (24.39%) SQL
14 9 (21.95%) TOGAF

Unified Process
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (2.44%) Documentum
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Project
1 7 (17.07%) MS Office
2 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Murex MxG2000
2 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Ingres
1 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (56.10%) Ant
1 23 (56.10%) ClearCase
1 23 (56.10%) CppUnit
1 23 (56.10%) GoogleTest
1 23 (56.10%) NUnit
1 23 (56.10%) Subversion
2 22 (53.66%) Rational Rose
3 4 (9.76%) ClearQuest
4 3 (7.32%) CruiseControl
5 2 (4.88%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.88%) Rational Functional Tester
5 2 (4.88%) JUnit
5 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.88%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (4.88%) RequisitePro
5 2 (4.88%) Rational Robot
General
1 5 (12.20%) Back Office
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Banking
2 3 (7.32%) Front Office
3 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Software Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Developer
3 5 (12.20%) C++ Developer
3 5 (12.20%) C Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Architect
3 5 (12.20%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Business Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Murex Business Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Security Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.44%) UML Business Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (46.34%) Motif
2 5 (12.20%) XML
3 3 (7.32%) Web Services
3 3 (7.32%) wxWidgets
4 2 (4.88%) .NET
4 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.88%) SOAP
5 1 (2.44%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 27 (65.85%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (43.90%) Derivative
3 3 (7.32%) User Experience
4 2 (4.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 23 (56.10%) Linux
1 23 (56.10%) UNIX
2 5 (12.20%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (87.80%) RUP
2 33 (80.49%) UML
3 28 (68.29%) OOD
4 27 (65.85%) Project Management
5 26 (63.41%) Use Case
6 24 (58.54%) OO
7 23 (56.10%) Configuration Management
7 23 (56.10%) Software Engineering
8 19 (46.34%) Memory Management
8 19 (46.34%) Multithreading
9 18 (43.90%) Integration Testing
10 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (21.95%) TOGAF
12 8 (19.51%) PRINCE2
13 6 (14.63%) Scrum
14 5 (12.20%) Zachman Framework
14 5 (12.20%) Requirements Analysis
14 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Architecture
14 5 (12.20%) OOA/OOD
15 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (56.10%) C
2 15 (36.59%) C++
3 10 (24.39%) SQL
4 5 (12.20%) Java
5 3 (7.32%) Python
6 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.88%) C#
6 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (58.54%) Security Cleared
2 23 (56.10%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.88%) COBIT
3 1 (2.44%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) IBM
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.32%) Murex
4 2 (4.88%) HP
5 1 (2.44%) Progress
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