The first table below looks at the demand for OpenUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenUP over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Unified Process
Rank 406 377 424
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +47
Contract jobs citing OpenUP 6 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.025% 0.005% 0.018%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.032% 0.006% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate £450 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 - £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 - £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £469 £350
% change year-on-year
-26.93% +33.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18525 16438 20568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.49% 76.02% 73.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13067 11434 13436
Average daily rate £430 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 228 328
Average hourly rate £24.00 £33.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% +13.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £135.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
OpenUP
England

OpenUP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenUP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OpenUP Jobs Demand Trend in London

OpenUP
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OpenUP across the London region.

OpenUP Daily Rate Trend in London

OpenUP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenUP across the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

OpenUP Daily Rate Histogram in London

OpenUP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OpenUP across the London region.

OpenUP Hourly Rate Trend in London

OpenUP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenUP within the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London - - - - 3
OpenUP
England

OpenUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing OpenUP 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 OpenUP.

1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Legal
2 3 (37.50%) Financial Institution
2 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
2 3 (37.50%) Hedge funds
3 2 (25.00%) Scala
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) Derivative
3 2 (25.00%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (25.00%) Front Office
3 2 (25.00%) JUnit
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Law
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion

OpenUP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing OpenUP 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 OpenUP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Financial Institution
2 3 (37.50%) Legal
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Front Office
4 1 (12.50%) Law
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Front Office Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Scala Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Hedge funds
2 2 (25.00%) Derivative
2 2 (25.00%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
2 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) Python
1 2 (25.00%) Scala
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco