The table below looks at the statistics for OpenUP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenUP over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Unified Process
Rank 630 618 613
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Contract jobs citing OpenUP 13 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.041% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.030% 0.052% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 4
Median daily rate £475 £550 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +74.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £344 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £560 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 - £343
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
43626 44488 42241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 79.57% 78.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 29009 28650 26554
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1028 1199 1213
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

OpenUP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

OpenUP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OpenUP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OpenUP within the UK.

OpenUP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OpenUP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenUP within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

OpenUP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

OpenUP
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OpenUP within the UK.

OpenUP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

OpenUP
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenUP within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England -1 13 £475 -13.63% 9
North West - 6 £500 - 2
London +7 5 £438 -20.45% 2
Warrington - 4 £488 -
Cheshire - 4 £488 - 1
West Midlands -20 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
South West - 1 £323 - 1

OpenUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 with a requirement for OpenUP.

1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Java
3 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 7 (30.43%) Oracle
3 7 (30.43%) Banking
3 7 (30.43%) SOA
4 6 (26.09%) TDD
4 6 (26.09%) Linux
4 6 (26.09%) Web Development
4 6 (26.09%) High Availability
5 5 (21.74%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (21.74%) CSS
5 5 (21.74%) HTML
5 5 (21.74%) Pair Programming
6 4 (17.39%) Web Services
6 4 (17.39%) HTML5
6 4 (17.39%) Front End Development
7 3 (13.04%) CSS3
7 3 (13.04%) Apache Camel
7 3 (13.04%) REST
7 3 (13.04%) Over-the-Top Content
7 3 (13.04%) Video on Demand
7 3 (13.04%) Open Source
7 3 (13.04%) JSON
7 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
7 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
7 3 (13.04%) IPTV
7 3 (13.04%) XML
7 3 (13.04%) JDBC

OpenUP
Top Related IT Skills 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 (13.04%) Apache
1 3 (13.04%) JBoss
1 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MySQL
1 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) gulp
General
1 7 (30.43%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Legal
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Law
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Java Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Java Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (13.04%) Digital Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Designer
6 2 (8.70%) Digital Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Digital Technical Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Test Leader
7 1 (4.35%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) CSS
1 5 (21.74%) HTML
2 4 (17.39%) HTML5
2 4 (17.39%) Web Services
3 3 (13.04%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (13.04%) Apache Camel
3 3 (13.04%) CSS3
3 3 (13.04%) J2EE
3 3 (13.04%) JDBC
3 3 (13.04%) JSON
3 3 (13.04%) Middleware
3 3 (13.04%) REST
3 3 (13.04%) SOAP
3 3 (13.04%) XML
4 2 (8.70%) .NET
4 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
4 2 (8.70%) Backbone.js
4 2 (8.70%) DOM
4 2 (8.70%) jQuery
4 2 (8.70%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) IPTV
1 3 (13.04%) Over-the-Top Content
1 3 (13.04%) Video on Demand
2 2 (8.70%) SWIFT
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) STB
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) SOA
3 6 (26.09%) High Availability
3 6 (26.09%) TDD
3 6 (26.09%) Web Development
4 5 (21.74%) Pair Programming
5 4 (17.39%) Front End Development
6 3 (13.04%) E-business
6 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
6 3 (13.04%) MVC
6 3 (13.04%) OO
6 3 (13.04%) Open Source
6 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.70%) Microservices
7 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (8.70%) SDLC
7 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) C
3 3 (13.04%) C++
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Apple
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Siebel
Chichester
Cognitive Group Ltd
Rate: £35000 - £40000 per annum + n/a
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £320 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago