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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Process
Rank 566 563 536
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -27
Contract jobs citing Unified Process 25 19 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.041% 0.065%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.065% 0.052% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 22
Average daily rate £500 £400 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +32.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £327 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £725 £623
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £327 £298
% change year-on-year
+76.07% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -
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
38540 36317 34567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.50% 78.00% 77.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 25554 23532 21284
Average daily rate £430 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1069 979 1093
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 10 £500 -11.11%
North West -6 8 £575 -
North East -16 6 £563 -
South East +6 2 £295 -9.66%
West Midlands - 2 £675 -
Yorkshire - 2 £530 -
Unified Process
UK

Unified Process
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 23 (67.65%) RUP
2 21 (61.76%) HP
3 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (44.12%) Waterfall
5 14 (41.18%) Scrum
6 13 (38.24%) Release Management
7 12 (35.29%) Subversion
8 11 (32.35%) Extreme Programming
8 11 (32.35%) Six Sigma
8 11 (32.35%) DSDM
8 11 (32.35%) ITIL
8 11 (32.35%) Lean Six Sigma
8 11 (32.35%) Selenium
8 11 (32.35%) Kanban
8 11 (32.35%) Maven
8 11 (32.35%) Cucumber
8 11 (32.35%) Scrum-ban
8 11 (32.35%) Feature Driven Development
8 11 (32.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 11 (32.35%) Jenkins
9 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
9 10 (29.41%) CollabNet
9 10 (29.41%) Sonatype Nexus
10 9 (26.47%) Mentoring
10 9 (26.47%) Project Management
10 9 (26.47%) Service Management
10 9 (26.47%) ITSM
11 8 (23.53%) Finance
11 8 (23.53%) User Stories
12 7 (20.59%) Functional Testing

Unified Process
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (2.94%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS Project
2 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) IaaS
1 2 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 12 (35.29%) Subversion
2 11 (32.35%) Cucumber
2 11 (32.35%) Jenkins
2 11 (32.35%) Maven
2 11 (32.35%) Selenium
3 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
3 10 (29.41%) Sonatype Nexus
4 7 (20.59%) eggPlant
4 7 (20.59%) HP UFT
5 4 (11.76%) JIRA
5 4 (11.76%) TestDirector
6 2 (5.88%) Ant
6 2 (5.88%) ClearCase
6 2 (5.88%) CppUnit
6 2 (5.88%) GoogleTest
6 2 (5.88%) Hudson
6 2 (5.88%) NUnit
6 2 (5.88%) Rational Rose
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Legal
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) French Language
4 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Software Manager
2 9 (26.47%) Configuration Manager
2 9 (26.47%) Software Configuration Manager
3 6 (17.65%) Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Build and Release Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Release and Configuration Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Test Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Automation Specialist
5 3 (8.82%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.88%) Automation Test Lead
6 2 (5.88%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.88%) TOGAF Architect
6 2 (5.88%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Motif
1 2 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Derivative
2 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.88%) PMI
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
1 2 (5.88%) Unix
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) RUP
2 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (44.12%) Waterfall
4 14 (41.18%) Scrum
5 13 (38.24%) Release Management
6 11 (32.35%) DSDM
6 11 (32.35%) Extreme Programming
6 11 (32.35%) Feature Driven Development
6 11 (32.35%) ITIL
6 11 (32.35%) Kanban
6 11 (32.35%) Lean Six Sigma
6 11 (32.35%) Scrum-ban
6 11 (32.35%) Six Sigma
7 9 (26.47%) ITSM
7 9 (26.47%) Mentoring
7 9 (26.47%) Project Management
7 9 (26.47%) Service Management
8 8 (23.53%) User Stories
9 7 (20.59%) Functional Testing
9 7 (20.59%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) C
1 2 (5.88%) C++
1 2 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (5.88%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.94%) PMP
4 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (5.88%) COBIT
2 2 (5.88%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) HP
2 10 (29.41%) CollabNet
3 6 (17.65%) IBM
4 2 (5.88%) Pega