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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Process
Rank 567 512 498
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -14
Contract jobs citing Unified Process 20 44 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.093% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.051% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 19
Average daily rate
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£305 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £294 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £464 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Unified Process
UK

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
39401 35167 36247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.86% 74.61% 72.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25670 22283 21520
Average daily rate £424 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.69% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1124 1019 1347
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -1.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -30 9 £440 +31.34% 2
South East - 9 £300 -
East Midlands - 1 £295 -
North East - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Unified Process
UK

Unified Process
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 34 (70.83%) RUP
2 30 (62.50%) UML
3 25 (52.08%) OOD
4 24 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (43.75%) OO
5 21 (43.75%) Use Case
6 20 (41.67%) Project Management
7 18 (37.50%) PRINCE2
8 17 (35.42%) SQL
8 17 (35.42%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 16 (33.33%) C
9 16 (33.33%) ClearCase
9 16 (33.33%) Rational Rose
9 16 (33.33%) Configuration Management
10 15 (31.25%) NUnit
10 15 (31.25%) Subversion
10 15 (31.25%) Software Engineering
10 15 (31.25%) UNIX
10 15 (31.25%) Linux
10 15 (31.25%) SC Cleared
11 14 (29.17%) CppUnit
11 14 (29.17%) GoogleTest
11 14 (29.17%) Ant
11 14 (29.17%) Motif
12 12 (25.00%) Workflow
12 12 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
12 12 (25.00%) IBM
13 11 (22.92%) MS Office
13 11 (22.92%) Back Office

Unified Process
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 3 (6.25%) Documentum
2 2 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint Foundation
3 1 (2.08%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.08%) IIS
3 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (22.92%) MS Office
2 9 (18.75%) MS Visio
3 8 (16.67%) MS Project
4 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
5 1 (2.08%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Murex MxG2000
2 1 (2.08%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) MS Access
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) Ingres
2 3 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.08%) Essbase
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.08%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (2.08%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (2.08%) Cognos Event Studio
3 1 (2.08%) Cognos Metric Studio
3 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (33.33%) ClearCase
1 16 (33.33%) Rational Rose
2 15 (31.25%) Subversion
2 15 (31.25%) NUnit
3 14 (29.17%) CppUnit
3 14 (29.17%) Ant
3 14 (29.17%) GoogleTest
4 6 (12.50%) ClearQuest
5 4 (8.33%) CruiseControl
6 2 (4.17%) JIRA
7 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (2.08%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (2.08%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.08%) MSBuild
7 1 (2.08%) Rational Robot
7 1 (2.08%) JUnit
7 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.08%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (2.08%) RequisitePro
General
1 11 (22.92%) Back Office
2 8 (16.67%) Front Office
3 2 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.17%) Finance
4 1 (2.08%) Games
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) German Language
4 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) Analyst
2 19 (39.58%) Business Analyst
3 10 (20.83%) Software Engineer
3 10 (20.83%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 8 (16.67%) Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Programme Manager
5 4 (8.33%) C Developer
6 3 (6.25%) C++ Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) UML Business Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Architect
8 1 (2.08%) Integration Architect
8 1 (2.08%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.08%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.08%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.08%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Lotus Notes Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Business Manager
8 1 (2.08%) Murex Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.17%) Motif
2 8 (16.67%) XML
3 5 (10.42%) HTML
3 5 (10.42%) CSS
3 5 (10.42%) Web Services
4 4 (8.33%) Struts
4 4 (8.33%) JSP
4 4 (8.33%) Swing
4 4 (8.33%) Spring
5 3 (6.25%) WPF
5 3 (6.25%) wxWidgets
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (2.08%) SailPoint
7 1 (2.08%) XPages
7 1 (2.08%) WF
7 1 (2.08%) Silverlight
7 1 (2.08%) Ajax
7 1 (2.08%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.08%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 17 (35.42%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.67%) Derivative
3 4 (8.33%) User Experience
4 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) Economics
5 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.08%) W3C
5 1 (2.08%) Pharmacovigilance
5 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) UNIX
1 15 (31.25%) Linux
2 5 (10.42%) Windows
3 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (70.83%) RUP
2 30 (62.50%) UML
3 25 (52.08%) OOD
4 24 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (43.75%) OO
5 21 (43.75%) Use Case
6 20 (41.67%) Project Management
7 18 (37.50%) PRINCE2
8 16 (33.33%) Configuration Management
9 15 (31.25%) Software Engineering
10 12 (25.00%) Workflow
10 12 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
11 11 (22.92%) Portfolio Management
12 9 (18.75%) Memory Management
12 9 (18.75%) Multithreading
13 8 (16.67%) Integration Testing
13 8 (16.67%) Project Planning
14 7 (14.58%) SOA
15 6 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
15 6 (12.50%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (35.42%) SQL
2 16 (33.33%) C
3 8 (16.67%) Java
4 4 (8.33%) C++
5 3 (6.25%) Python
5 3 (6.25%) C#
6 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 15 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.08%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) ISEB
4 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) ISO 9001
2 3 (6.25%) QA
3 1 (2.08%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) IBM
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.33%) Murex
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle
4 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.08%) webMethods
5 1 (2.08%) Talend
5 1 (2.08%) WSO2
5 1 (2.08%) SAP
5 1 (2.08%) Cognos
5 1 (2.08%) Progress
5 1 (2.08%) HP
5 1 (2.08%) Lotus