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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Unified Process
Rank 394 400 411
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Contract jobs citing OpenUP 12 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.052% 0.039% 0.017%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.066% 0.049% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 1
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£550 £288 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.30% -17.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £394
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18117 18347 18439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.73% 78.94% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12887 12957 12735
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 231 284
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.92 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £54.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 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
City of London -5 1 £200 +25.00% 2
OpenUP
England

OpenUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) TDD
2 9 (40.91%) Pair Programming
2 9 (40.91%) Java
3 7 (31.82%) .NET
4 6 (27.27%) MS Office
5 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
5 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
5 5 (22.73%) C#
5 5 (22.73%) MS Access
5 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
5 5 (22.73%) MVC
5 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (22.73%) Entity Framework
5 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
6 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
6 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
7 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 2 (9.09%) Billing
7 2 (9.09%) Windows
7 2 (9.09%) ITIL
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
7 2 (9.09%) MS Project
7 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
7 2 (9.09%) Workflow
7 2 (9.09%) Finance
7 2 (9.09%) Law
8 1 (4.55%) CMS
8 1 (4.55%) Telecoms

OpenUP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Office
2 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
3 2 (9.09%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) MS Access
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Law
1 2 (9.09%) Billing
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) Java Developer
2 9 (40.91%) Agile Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Service Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Junior
6 1 (4.55%) Junior Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Implementation Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) IT Support
6 1 (4.55%) Junior IT Support
6 1 (4.55%) Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) .NET
2 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
2 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
2 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (22.73%) Entity Framework
2 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) TDD
2 9 (40.91%) Pair Programming
3 5 (22.73%) MVC
4 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.09%) Workflow
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.55%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.55%) System Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
2 5 (22.73%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ISEB
1 1 (4.55%) PMP
1 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
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