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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Process
Rank 566 559 471
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -88
Contract jobs citing Unified Process 17 23 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.046% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.044% 0.061% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 29
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£328 £310 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.93% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £298 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £585 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £298 £288
% change year-on-year
+9.24% +3.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
38727 37841 32389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.63% 75.25% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24549 23975 19814
Average daily rate £423 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1124 1098 1003
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £51.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 7 £340 -29.89% 2
South East -7 7 £325 +8.87% 1
North East - 2 - -
North West - 1 £575 - 1
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Unified Process
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 34 (94.44%) RUP
2 29 (80.56%) UML
3 23 (63.89%) OOD
4 22 (61.11%) Project Management
4 22 (61.11%) OO
5 21 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (52.78%) Ant
6 19 (52.78%) Use Case
6 19 (52.78%) Security Cleared
7 18 (50.00%) CppUnit
7 18 (50.00%) NUnit
7 18 (50.00%) Subversion
7 18 (50.00%) C
7 18 (50.00%) ClearCase
7 18 (50.00%) UNIX
7 18 (50.00%) Configuration Management
7 18 (50.00%) Rational Rose
7 18 (50.00%) Linux
7 18 (50.00%) GoogleTest
8 17 (47.22%) Memory Management
8 17 (47.22%) Software Engineering
8 17 (47.22%) Integration Testing
8 17 (47.22%) Multithreading
8 17 (47.22%) SC Cleared
8 17 (47.22%) Derivative
9 13 (36.11%) Motif
9 13 (36.11%) C++
10 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (27.78%) TOGAF
11 10 (27.78%) IBM

Unified Process
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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%) Confluence
1 1 (2.78%) Mule
1 1 (2.78%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MS Project
1 8 (22.22%) MS Office
2 4 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.78%) Murex MxG2000
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 19 (52.78%) Ant
2 18 (50.00%) CppUnit
2 18 (50.00%) NUnit
2 18 (50.00%) Subversion
2 18 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 18 (50.00%) Rational Rose
2 18 (50.00%) GoogleTest
3 2 (5.56%) Rational Functional Tester
3 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.56%) JUnit
3 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.56%) Rational Robot
3 2 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (5.56%) RequisitePro
4 1 (2.78%) Maven
4 1 (2.78%) Mockito
4 1 (2.78%) Selenium
4 1 (2.78%) Hudson
General
1 4 (11.11%) Banking
1 4 (11.11%) Back Office
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.78%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Software Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Project Manager
3 6 (16.67%) Architect
3 6 (16.67%) Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Agile Project Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) C++ Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (5.56%) C Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Murex Business Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Applications Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Security Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Tester
7 1 (2.78%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) Motif
2 4 (11.11%) Web Services
3 3 (8.33%) SOAP
4 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.56%) .NET
4 2 (5.56%) XML
5 1 (2.78%) Spring
5 1 (2.78%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.78%) JPA
5 1 (2.78%) JSTL
5 1 (2.78%) Spring MVC
5 1 (2.78%) Spring Security
5 1 (2.78%) GWT
5 1 (2.78%) Ajax
5 1 (2.78%) JSON
5 1 (2.78%) SAML
5 1 (2.78%) JAAS
5 1 (2.78%) JMS
5 1 (2.78%) XSLT
5 1 (2.78%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (47.22%) Derivative
3 2 (5.56%) W3C
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (50.00%) UNIX
1 18 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (94.44%) RUP
2 29 (80.56%) UML
3 23 (63.89%) OOD
4 22 (61.11%) Project Management
4 22 (61.11%) OO
5 19 (52.78%) Use Case
6 18 (50.00%) Configuration Management
7 17 (47.22%) Memory Management
7 17 (47.22%) Software Engineering
7 17 (47.22%) Integration Testing
7 17 (47.22%) Multithreading
8 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (27.78%) TOGAF
10 8 (22.22%) PRINCE2
11 7 (19.44%) Zachman Framework
11 7 (19.44%) Scrum
12 6 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
13 5 (13.89%) OOA/OOD
14 4 (11.11%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) C
2 13 (36.11%) C++
3 6 (16.67%) Java
3 6 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.56%) C#
5 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (52.78%) Security Cleared
2 17 (47.22%) SC Cleared
3 7 (19.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.56%) COBIT
3 1 (2.78%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) IBM
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) Teradata
4 1 (2.78%) Informatica
4 1 (2.78%) Murex
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