The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Process 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 Unified Process over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Process
Rank 394 395 371
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -24
Contract jobs citing Unified Process 9 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.040% 0.092% 0.081%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.051% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £288 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £615 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £438
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
Unified Process
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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
17625 18479 15938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.45% 77.65% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12904 12836 10936
Average daily rate £450 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 232 316
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.63 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% -5.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Unified Process
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Unified Process Jobs Demand Trend in London

Unified Process
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Unified Process Daily Rate Trend in London

Unified Process
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unified Process across the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Unified Process Daily Rate Histogram in London

Unified Process
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Unified Process Hourly Rate Trend in London

Unified Process
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 Unified Process within the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
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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 -1 2 - -
Unified Process
England

Unified Process
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 11 (61.11%) SQL
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) RUP
3 9 (50.00%) UML
4 8 (44.44%) PRINCE2
4 8 (44.44%) Workflow
5 7 (38.89%) MS Office
6 6 (33.33%) MS Project
6 6 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
6 6 (33.33%) OO
6 6 (33.33%) Front Office
6 6 (33.33%) Back Office
6 6 (33.33%) IBM
6 6 (33.33%) Use Case
6 6 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
7 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
7 5 (27.78%) OOD
7 5 (27.78%) SOA
7 5 (27.78%) Java
8 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
9 3 (16.67%) Project Planning
9 3 (16.67%) Windows
9 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
9 3 (16.67%) Documentum
9 3 (16.67%) Murex MxG2000
9 3 (16.67%) Murex
9 3 (16.67%) ClearQuest
9 3 (16.67%) Project Management
9 3 (16.67%) User Experience

Unified Process
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 3 (16.67%) Documentum
2 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Foundation
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Office
2 6 (33.33%) MS Project
3 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (5.56%) InfoPath
4 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Murex MxG2000
2 1 (5.56%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) MS Access
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) Essbase
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Cognos Event Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Cognos Metric Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) ClearQuest
2 2 (11.11%) Rational Robot
2 2 (11.11%) JUnit
2 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.11%) Rational Rose
2 2 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (11.11%) RequisitePro
2 2 (11.11%) Rational Functional Tester
2 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.56%) MSBuild
3 1 (5.56%) ClearCase
3 1 (5.56%) NUnit
3 1 (5.56%) CruiseControl
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (33.33%) Front Office
1 6 (33.33%) Back Office
2 2 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Business Analyst
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Murex Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) UML Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) XML
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 2 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) ADO.NET
2 1 (5.56%) Ajax
2 1 (5.56%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.56%) WCF
2 1 (5.56%) WPF
2 1 (5.56%) WF
2 1 (5.56%) Silverlight
2 1 (5.56%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) User Experience
2 2 (11.11%) W3C
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) RUP
3 9 (50.00%) UML
4 8 (44.44%) PRINCE2
4 8 (44.44%) Workflow
5 6 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
5 6 (33.33%) OO
5 6 (33.33%) Use Case
5 6 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
6 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
6 5 (27.78%) OOD
6 5 (27.78%) SOA
7 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
8 3 (16.67%) Project Management
8 3 (16.67%) Project Planning
9 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
9 2 (11.11%) Service Management
9 2 (11.11%) Change Management
9 2 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO 9001
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) COBIT
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) IBM
2 3 (16.67%) Murex
3 2 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Cognos