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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Unified Process
Rank 575 585 549
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -36
Contract jobs citing OpenUP 21 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.019% 0.011%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.051% 0.025% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 4
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£550 £343 £407
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.58% -15.74%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £343 £463
% change year-on-year
- -25.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average 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
41173 39816 35317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.21% 75.21% 74.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26232 25172 21131
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1182 1174 1060
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -11.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.77 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.81 £50.00 £49.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 2015.

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 11 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 29 May 2015. 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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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 -11 21 £550 +60.58% 17
London +9 12 £550 +49.15% 5
Berkshire +11 8 - - 5
South East +3 8 - - 5
Slough - 8 - - 5
City of London - 3 £200 - 3
Northampton +3 1 - -
East Midlands -1 1 - -
Northamptonshire -1 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1

OpenUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) TDD
2 8 (26.67%) Pair Programming
2 8 (26.67%) Marketing
2 8 (26.67%) User Experience
2 8 (26.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 8 (26.67%) Java
2 8 (26.67%) Adobe
3 6 (20.00%) .NET
3 6 (20.00%) MS Office
4 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 5 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 5 (16.67%) C#
4 5 (16.67%) MS Access
4 5 (16.67%) MVC
4 5 (16.67%) Entity Framework
4 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (6.67%) Finance
7 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.67%) Windows
8 1 (3.33%) ITIL
8 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
8 1 (3.33%) MS Project
8 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
8 1 (3.33%) ISEB
8 1 (3.33%) Citrix

OpenUP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 1 (3.33%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (20.00%) MS Office
3 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (3.33%) MS Project
4 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Wireless
1 1 (3.33%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) MS Access
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Big Data
General
1 8 (26.67%) Marketing
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Law
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Java Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Designer
2 8 (26.67%) Senior Designer
2 8 (26.67%) Agile Java Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Digital Designer
2 8 (26.67%) Senior Digital Designer
3 4 (13.33%) .NET Developer
3 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Software Tester
5 1 (3.33%) Tester
5 1 (3.33%) Junior
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.33%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) .NET
2 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 5 (16.67%) Entity Framework
2 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) User Experience
2 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) TDD
2 8 (26.67%) Pair Programming
3 5 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Workflow
5 1 (3.33%) Logistics
5 1 (3.33%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.33%) Manual Testing
5 1 (3.33%) System Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) Java
2 5 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 5 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) ISEB
1 1 (3.33%) PMP
1 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Adobe
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) VMware
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