The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Unified Process
Rank 589 548 582
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +34
Contract jobs citing OpenUP 14 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.008% 0.017%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.033% 0.011% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 5
Average daily rate £413 £469 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +33.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £464 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £474 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £469 £350
% change year-on-year
-26.93% +33.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42143 35232 42089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.32% 72.51% 69.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 26130 21023 24016
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1183 1087 1432
Average hourly rate £28.00 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.37 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £53.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -27 14 £413 -12.00% 13
London -33 5 £475 - 4
South East - 3 £396 - 2
East of England - 2 £320 - 1
Northamptonshire - 2 £425 -
East Midlands - 2 £425 - 1
Northampton - 2 £425 -
Reading - 1 £450 -
Berkshire - 1 £450 - 2
Cheshire - 1 £140 -
North West - 1 £140 -
Wiltshire - 1 £413 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £343 -
South West - 1 £413 - 1
West Midlands - - - - 2
Scotland - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 2
City of London - - - - 3
East Sussex - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Swindon - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -
Manchester - - - -

OpenUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 8 (29.63%) Java
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) SOAP
2 6 (22.22%) Web Services
2 6 (22.22%) XML
3 5 (18.52%) Python
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle
4 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.81%) Windows
4 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.81%) Migration
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
4 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
4 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
5 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 3 (11.11%) JAX-WS
5 3 (11.11%) WCF
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 3 (11.11%) Hedge funds
5 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
5 3 (11.11%) REST
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 3 (11.11%) Banking
5 3 (11.11%) Ruby
5 3 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 3 (11.11%) WebSphere
5 3 (11.11%) Java EE

OpenUP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Coherence
1 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 3 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) Spotfire
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 2 (7.41%) JUnit
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
2 3 (11.11%) Legal
2 3 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 2 (7.41%) Law
3 2 (7.41%) Front Office
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Java Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Project Manager
4 6 (22.22%) Business Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Business Test Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Front Office Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Scala Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Migration Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Planning Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Spotfire Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) TIBCO Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Risk Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) SOAP
1 6 (22.22%) Web Services
1 6 (22.22%) XML
2 3 (11.11%) JAX-WS
2 3 (11.11%) WCF
2 3 (11.11%) REST
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Identity Foundation
2 3 (11.11%) Java EE
2 3 (11.11%) COM
2 3 (11.11%) Servlets
3 2 (7.41%) .NET
3 2 (7.41%) Spring
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Hedge funds
2 2 (7.41%) Derivative
2 2 (7.41%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (3.70%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
1 4 (14.81%) Migration
1 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
2 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
2 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
2 3 (11.11%) Supplier Management
2 3 (11.11%) Project Management
2 3 (11.11%) CRM
3 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
3 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
3 2 (7.41%) Multithreading
4 1 (3.70%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) User Stories
4 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.70%) Data Governance
4 1 (3.70%) Change Control
4 1 (3.70%) Analytics
4 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Java
2 5 (18.52%) Python
3 3 (11.11%) Ruby
3 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) C
4 2 (7.41%) Scala
5 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) Teradata
4 1 (3.70%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
Swindon, Wiltshire
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Rate: £18000 - £22000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago