The table below looks at the statistics for OpenUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenUP over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Unified Process
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing OpenUP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £316 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.41% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OpenUP
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
178 130 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 82.03% 78.79% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 81 59
Median daily rate £325 £365 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% +10.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Median hourly rate £30.00 £15.75 £17.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% -11.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £13.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £20.00 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%