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 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
Unified Process
Rank 572 510 525
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +15
Contract jobs citing Unified Process 16 48 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.10% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.041% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 16
Average daily rate
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£470 £348 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.25% +5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £294 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £428 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £297 £375 £303
% change year-on-year
-20.73% +23.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
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
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% -

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 18 September 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 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 -37 10 £563 +69.17%
South East -4 4 £300 -29.52%
East Midlands - 1 £295 -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
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Unified Process
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 30 (71.43%) RUP
2 26 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (59.52%) UML
4 17 (40.48%) PRINCE2
5 16 (38.10%) OO
5 16 (38.10%) OOD
6 14 (33.33%) IBM
7 13 (30.95%) Project Management
8 12 (28.57%) SQL
9 11 (26.19%) Java
9 11 (26.19%) MS Office
9 11 (26.19%) OOA/OOD
9 11 (26.19%) Workflow
9 11 (26.19%) Use Case
10 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
10 9 (21.43%) Portfolio Management
10 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (21.43%) Back Office
10 9 (21.43%) Rational Rose
10 9 (21.43%) MS Visio
11 8 (19.05%) SOA
11 8 (19.05%) MS Access
11 8 (19.05%) ClearCase
11 8 (19.05%) Configuration Management
11 8 (19.05%) C
11 8 (19.05%) Project Planning
11 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
12 7 (16.67%) Subversion
12 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
12 7 (16.67%) NUnit

Unified Process
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 2 (4.76%) Documentum
1 2 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Foundation
2 1 (2.38%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (26.19%) MS Office
2 9 (21.43%) MS Visio
3 7 (16.67%) MS Project
4 1 (2.38%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) MS Access
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.38%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (2.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (2.38%) Cognos Event Studio
4 1 (2.38%) Cognos Metric Studio
4 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.38%) Essbase
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Rational Rose
2 8 (19.05%) ClearCase
3 7 (16.67%) NUnit
3 7 (16.67%) Subversion
4 6 (14.29%) CppUnit
4 6 (14.29%) GoogleTest
4 6 (14.29%) Ant
5 3 (7.14%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.76%) ClearQuest
6 2 (4.76%) JIRA
7 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (2.38%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (2.38%) MSBuild
7 1 (2.38%) CruiseControl
7 1 (2.38%) RequisitePro
7 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (21.43%) Back Office
2 6 (14.29%) Front Office
2 6 (14.29%) Finance
3 4 (9.52%) Banking
4 3 (7.14%) Publishing
4 3 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.38%) Games
5 1 (2.38%) Retail
5 1 (2.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Analyst
2 17 (40.48%) Business Analyst
3 8 (19.05%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Software Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Programme Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Solutions Designer
7 1 (2.38%) Lotus Notes Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Requirements Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Business Manager
7 1 (2.38%) UML Business Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (2.38%) C Developer
7 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 1 (2.38%) UAT Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) XML
2 6 (14.29%) Motif
3 5 (11.90%) Spring
3 5 (11.90%) Web Services
3 5 (11.90%) CSS
3 5 (11.90%) HTML
4 4 (9.52%) JSP
4 4 (9.52%) Struts
4 4 (9.52%) Swing
5 3 (7.14%) WPF
5 3 (7.14%) XSD
5 3 (7.14%) XSLT
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (2.38%) SailPoint
7 1 (2.38%) XPages
7 1 (2.38%) .NET
7 1 (2.38%) J2EE
7 1 (2.38%) ADO.NET
7 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.38%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) Derivative
3 2 (4.76%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) User Experience
4 1 (2.38%) Economics
4 1 (2.38%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) UNIX
1 7 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (71.43%) RUP
2 26 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (59.52%) UML
4 17 (40.48%) PRINCE2
5 16 (38.10%) OOD
5 16 (38.10%) OO
6 13 (30.95%) Project Management
7 11 (26.19%) OOA/OOD
7 11 (26.19%) Workflow
7 11 (26.19%) Use Case
8 9 (21.43%) Portfolio Management
9 8 (19.05%) Project Planning
9 8 (19.05%) Configuration Management
9 8 (19.05%) SOA
10 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
11 6 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
11 6 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
12 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (11.90%) Change Management
12 5 (11.90%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) SQL
2 11 (26.19%) Java
3 8 (19.05%) C
4 3 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.38%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) ISEB
4 1 (2.38%) IIBA
4 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) ISO 9001
2 4 (9.52%) QA
3 1 (2.38%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) IBM
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) Murex
4 1 (2.38%) Lotus
4 1 (2.38%) webMethods
4 1 (2.38%) Talend
4 1 (2.38%) WSO2
4 1 (2.38%) SAP
4 1 (2.38%) Cognos
4 1 (2.38%) Progress