The table below looks at the statistics for OpenUP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenUP over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Unified Process
Rank 580 549 554
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +5
Contract jobs citing OpenUP 12 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.041% 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.030% 0.056% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 5
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£425 £525 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +90.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £525 £275
% change year-on-year
-45.23% +90.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 - -

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
40533 37796 34894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.73% 73.83% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26554 23240 20514
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 1172 1415
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

OpenUP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenUP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenUP within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England -37 11 £425 -19.04% 10
London +15 7 £425 -34.61% 2
East of England -9 2 £175 -45.31% 1
South East -30 1 - - 3
East Midlands - 1 £400 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - -
Plymouth - - - -
Slough - - - - 3
Wembley - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 3
Chelmsford - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Egham - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Inverness - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - - 1
Devon - - - -
Essex - - - -
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - - 2
Manchester - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1

OpenUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OpenUP 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 OpenUP.

1 20 (55.56%) .NET
1 20 (55.56%) Salesforce.com
2 19 (52.78%) Visualforce
2 19 (52.78%) Apex Code
2 19 (52.78%) SOQL
2 19 (52.78%) SOSL
3 14 (38.89%) Web Services
3 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 13 (36.11%) ETL
4 13 (36.11%) User Experience
4 13 (36.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (33.33%) Force.com
6 8 (22.22%) CRM
7 7 (19.44%) C#
8 6 (16.67%) Banking
8 6 (16.67%) Investment Banking
9 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
10 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
10 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (8.33%) Marketing
10 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
11 2 (5.56%) Publishing
11 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
11 2 (5.56%) Business Development
11 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse

OpenUP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OpenUP 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 OpenUP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 12 (33.33%) Force.com
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (16.67%) Banking
1 6 (16.67%) Investment Banking
2 3 (8.33%) Marketing
2 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.56%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Publishing
4 1 (2.78%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Developer
2 19 (52.78%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Business Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Data Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Junior Tester
6 1 (2.78%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Server Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (2.78%) MI Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.78%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Data Entry Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (55.56%) .NET
2 19 (52.78%) Visualforce
3 14 (38.89%) Web Services
4 1 (2.78%) JSON
4 1 (2.78%) jQuery
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.78%) CSS
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) User Experience
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.78%) NHS
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.78%) Android
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) ETL
1 13 (36.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (22.22%) CRM
3 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.56%) Scrum
4 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
4 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
4 2 (5.56%) Business Development
5 1 (2.78%) BPMN
5 1 (2.78%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (2.78%) V-Model
5 1 (2.78%) Product Management
5 1 (2.78%) Data Entry
5 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (2.78%) Waterfall
5 1 (2.78%) Database Caching
5 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) Apex Code
1 19 (52.78%) SOQL
1 19 (52.78%) SOSL
2 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 7 (19.44%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) C
4 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) ISEB
1 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Citrix
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) SAP
3 1 (2.78%) VMware
3 1 (2.78%) Xamarin
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Mason Frank
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Posted: 24 days ago