The first table below looks at the demand for Unified Process skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Process over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Process
Rank 245 210 246
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +36
Contract jobs citing Unified Process 7 25 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.073% 0.29% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.42% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 1
Average daily rate £299 £288 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.82% -28.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £288 £455
% change year-on-year
+3.47% -36.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6831 6018 6979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.90% 70.63% 65.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3797 3140 3330
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 272 254 366
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Unified Process
England

Unified Process
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Unified Process Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Unified Process
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Unified Process Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Unified Process
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Unified Process Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Unified Process
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 16 (100.00%) C
1 16 (100.00%) UNIX
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
1 16 (100.00%) UML
1 16 (100.00%) RUP
1 16 (100.00%) OOD
1 16 (100.00%) Motif
1 16 (100.00%) NUnit
1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 16 (100.00%) GoogleTest
2 15 (93.75%) Security Cleared
2 15 (93.75%) CppUnit
2 15 (93.75%) Subversion
2 15 (93.75%) ClearCase
2 15 (93.75%) Configuration Management
3 14 (87.50%) Ant
3 14 (87.50%) Use Case
3 14 (87.50%) Project Management
4 13 (81.25%) Rational Rose
4 13 (81.25%) SC Cleared
5 12 (75.00%) Derivative
5 12 (75.00%) Memory Management
5 12 (75.00%) OO
5 12 (75.00%) Integration Testing
5 12 (75.00%) Multithreading
6 6 (37.50%) C++
7 2 (12.50%) CruiseControl
7 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (12.50%) wxWidgets
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration

Unified Process
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (12.50%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 16 (100.00%) NUnit
1 16 (100.00%) GoogleTest
2 15 (93.75%) CppUnit
2 15 (93.75%) Subversion
2 15 (93.75%) ClearCase
3 14 (87.50%) Ant
4 13 (81.25%) Rational Rose
5 2 (12.50%) CruiseControl
5 2 (12.50%) ClearQuest
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Software Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) C Developer
4 5 (31.25%) C++ Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior C++ Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) Motif
2 2 (12.50%) wxWidgets
2 2 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) UNIX
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) UML
1 16 (100.00%) RUP
1 16 (100.00%) OOD
1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (93.75%) Configuration Management
3 14 (87.50%) Use Case
3 14 (87.50%) Project Management
4 12 (75.00%) Memory Management
4 12 (75.00%) OO
4 12 (75.00%) Integration Testing
4 12 (75.00%) Multithreading
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C
2 6 (37.50%) C++
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) Security Cleared
2 13 (81.25%) SC Cleared