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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Unified Process
Rank 590 578 591
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Contract jobs citing OpenUP 22 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.015% 0.023%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.052% 0.020% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 10
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£425 £350 £219
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £210 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £390 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £350 £125
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +180.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.75

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
42716 39097 41510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.16% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26685 24121 24021
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1186 1114 1519
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 29 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 19 September 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 +4 21 £425 +21.42% 13
London +27 15 £425 - 5
South East +6 3 £438 +66.66% 4
Berkshire - 2 £431 - 3
City of London +27 1 £160 - 3
East Midlands +2 1 £400 - 2
South West -44 1 - - 1
Reading - 1 £313 -
Hampshire - 1 £438 -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Somerset - - - -
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Slough - - - - 3
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Oxford - - - - 1
Andover - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Eastleigh - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
North West - - - -
Scotland - - - - 1
East of England - - - -

OpenUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (45.45%) Salesforce.com
2 13 (39.39%) .NET
3 12 (36.36%) Visualforce
3 12 (36.36%) Apex Code
3 12 (36.36%) SOQL
3 12 (36.36%) SOSL
4 11 (33.33%) Force.com
5 10 (30.30%) CRM
6 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
6 8 (24.24%) Web Services
7 7 (21.21%) ETL
7 7 (21.21%) User Experience
7 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (18.18%) C#
8 6 (18.18%) Finance
9 5 (15.15%) Legal
9 5 (15.15%) Banking
9 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
9 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
9 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (15.15%) Investment Banking
10 4 (12.12%) Supplier Management
10 4 (12.12%) Marketing
10 4 (12.12%) Hedge funds
10 4 (12.12%) Project Management
10 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
10 4 (12.12%) Financial Institution
11 3 (9.09%) Publishing
11 3 (9.09%) Workflow
11 3 (9.09%) MS Excel

OpenUP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
1 3 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (33.33%) Force.com
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Legal
2 5 (15.15%) Banking
2 5 (15.15%) Investment Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Marketing
3 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 4 (12.12%) Financial Institution
4 3 (9.09%) Publishing
5 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Developer
2 12 (36.36%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Project Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) DBA
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.03%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.03%) SQL DBA
6 1 (3.03%) Business Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Sales Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) .NET
2 12 (36.36%) Visualforce
3 8 (24.24%) Web Services
4 1 (3.03%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.03%) CSS
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.03%) JSON
4 1 (3.03%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) User Experience
2 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.12%) Hedge funds
4 2 (6.06%) BBC
5 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.03%) Android
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) CRM
2 7 (21.21%) ETL
2 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
4 4 (12.12%) Supplier Management
4 4 (12.12%) Project Management
5 3 (9.09%) Workflow
5 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.09%) Content Management
5 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (9.09%) Business Development
5 3 (9.09%) Workflow Management
6 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.06%) Scrum
7 1 (3.03%) Unified Process
7 1 (3.03%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) Apex Code
1 12 (36.36%) SOQL
1 12 (36.36%) SOSL
2 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (6.06%) SQL
5 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) ISEB
1 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) Xamarin
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