The table below looks at the statistics for OpenUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenUP over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Unified Process
Rank 151 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OpenUP 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3026 2878 2306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.80% 77.43% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1909 1707 1228
Median daily rate £413 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 121 96
Median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +20.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.16 £52.70 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

OpenUP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing OpenUP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OpenUP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

OpenUP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

OpenUP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

OpenUP
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenUP across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

OpenUP Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

OpenUP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

OpenUP Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

OpenUP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenUP within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 5 £475 -
OpenUP
England

OpenUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OpenUP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for OpenUP.

1 11 (84.62%) Java
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) SOA
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Banking
2 6 (46.15%) High Availability
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (38.46%) TDD
3 5 (38.46%) Pair Programming
3 5 (38.46%) Web Development
4 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 3 (23.08%) C
5 3 (23.08%) C++
5 3 (23.08%) HTML
5 3 (23.08%) J2EE
5 3 (23.08%) MySQL
5 3 (23.08%) JBoss
5 3 (23.08%) Apache
5 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
5 3 (23.08%) CSS
5 3 (23.08%) JDBC
5 3 (23.08%) SOAP
5 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 3 (23.08%) XML
5 3 (23.08%) E-business
5 3 (23.08%) HTTP
5 3 (23.08%) IBM
5 3 (23.08%) Middleware
5 3 (23.08%) Open Source

OpenUP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) Apache
1 3 (23.08%) JBoss
1 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
1 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
General
1 6 (46.15%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Local Government
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Java Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Digital Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Digital Technical Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Test Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (23.08%) Apache Camel
1 3 (23.08%) CSS
1 3 (23.08%) CSS3
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
1 3 (23.08%) HTML5
1 3 (23.08%) J2EE
1 3 (23.08%) JDBC
1 3 (23.08%) JSON
1 3 (23.08%) Middleware
1 3 (23.08%) REST
1 3 (23.08%) SOAP
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
1 3 (23.08%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) High Availability
2 6 (46.15%) SOA
3 5 (38.46%) Pair Programming
3 5 (38.46%) TDD
3 5 (38.46%) Web Development
4 3 (23.08%) E-business
4 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Open Source
4 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Microservices
5 2 (15.38%) Prototyping
5 2 (15.38%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.69%) CRM
6 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) C
3 3 (23.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) SAP