The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Unified Process
Rank 402 410 405
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing OpenUP 6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.028% 0.024% 0.009%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.034% 0.029% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Average daily rate £425 £550 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -4.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £175 £423
% change year-on-year
+157.14% -58.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OpenUP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17658 17038 17712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.38% 80.34% 80.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12589 12189 12162
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 200 245
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.39 £47.50 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016.

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (57.14%) Java
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) TDD
2 7 (50.00%) Pair Programming
3 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (35.71%) Over-the-Top Content
3 5 (35.71%) React
3 5 (35.71%) Front End Development
3 5 (35.71%) Video on Demand
3 5 (35.71%) Backbone.js
3 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
3 5 (35.71%) MVC
3 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 5 (35.71%) IPTV
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) DOM
3 5 (35.71%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Finance
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Play Framework
4 1 (7.14%) Big Data
4 1 (7.14%) Scala
4 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (7.14%) HTML

OpenUP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
1 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Digital Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
1 5 (35.71%) Backbone.js
1 5 (35.71%) DOM
1 5 (35.71%) React
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) IPTV
1 5 (35.71%) Over-the-Top Content
1 5 (35.71%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 7 (50.00%) TDD
3 5 (35.71%) Front End Development
3 5 (35.71%) MVC
3 5 (35.71%) OO
3 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared