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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Process
Rank 405 385 389
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +4
Contract jobs citing Unified Process 10 43 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.042% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.053% 0.22% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 13
Average daily rate
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£563 £333 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.17% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £293 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £406 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £297 £375 £303
% change year-on-year
-20.73% +23.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
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
18702 19426 19753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.66% 77.51% 75.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13186 13576 13307
Average daily rate £450 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 245 371
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +22 1 £350 +20.17%
Hayes - - - -
Unified Process
England

Unified Process
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) RUP
3 17 (60.71%) PRINCE2
4 15 (53.57%) UML
5 13 (46.43%) IBM
6 12 (42.86%) SQL
7 11 (39.29%) Java
7 11 (39.29%) MS Office
7 11 (39.29%) OO
7 11 (39.29%) Workflow
8 10 (35.71%) OOA/OOD
9 9 (32.14%) OOD
9 9 (32.14%) MS Visio
9 9 (32.14%) Back Office
9 9 (32.14%) Portfolio Management
10 8 (28.57%) Project Planning
10 8 (28.57%) MS Access
11 7 (25.00%) MS Project
11 7 (25.00%) XML
11 7 (25.00%) ISO 9001
12 6 (21.43%) Project Management
12 6 (21.43%) SOA
12 6 (21.43%) Finance
12 6 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
12 6 (21.43%) Electronic Trading
12 6 (21.43%) Front Office
13 5 (17.86%) Spring
13 5 (17.86%) Business Analysis
13 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (17.86%) Web Services

Unified Process
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 2 (7.14%) Documentum
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Foundation
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (39.29%) MS Office
2 9 (32.14%) MS Visio
3 7 (25.00%) MS Project
4 1 (3.57%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) MS Access
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.57%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (3.57%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Cognos Event Studio
4 1 (3.57%) Cognos Metric Studio
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.57%) Essbase
4 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
2 2 (7.14%) Rational Rose
2 2 (7.14%) ClearQuest
3 1 (3.57%) MSBuild
3 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) CruiseControl
3 1 (3.57%) NUnit
3 1 (3.57%) RequisitePro
3 1 (3.57%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (32.14%) Back Office
2 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Front Office
3 4 (14.29%) Banking
4 3 (10.71%) Publishing
4 3 (10.71%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.57%) German Language
5 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Analyst
2 15 (53.57%) Business Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Designer
5 1 (3.57%) UML Business Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Requirements Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Business Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (3.57%) Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) XML
2 5 (17.86%) Spring
2 5 (17.86%) Web Services
2 5 (17.86%) CSS
2 5 (17.86%) HTML
3 4 (14.29%) JSP
3 4 (14.29%) Struts
3 4 (14.29%) Swing
4 3 (10.71%) WPF
4 3 (10.71%) XSD
4 3 (10.71%) XSLT
5 1 (3.57%) SailPoint
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (3.57%) WF
5 1 (3.57%) Silverlight
5 1 (3.57%) WCF
5 1 (3.57%) Ajax
5 1 (3.57%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) N-Tier
1 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 2 (7.14%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) Pharmacovigilance
2 1 (3.57%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) RUP
3 17 (60.71%) PRINCE2
4 15 (53.57%) UML
5 11 (39.29%) OO
5 11 (39.29%) Workflow
6 10 (35.71%) OOA/OOD
7 9 (32.14%) OOD
7 9 (32.14%) Portfolio Management
8 8 (28.57%) Project Planning
9 6 (21.43%) Project Management
9 6 (21.43%) SOA
9 6 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (21.43%) Electronic Trading
10 5 (17.86%) Business Analysis
11 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
11 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (10.71%) BPMN
12 3 (10.71%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 11 (39.29%) Java
3 3 (10.71%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) IIBA
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) ISO 9001
2 4 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) IBM
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) Murex
4 1 (3.57%) Cognos