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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Unified Process
UK
Rank 558 603 599
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -4
Contract jobs citing OpenUP 24 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.047% 0.016%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.066% 0.058% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 5
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £425 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £450 £175
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +157.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
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
36177 41516 39910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.16% 81.70% 78.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 26915 25773
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 920 1195 1052
Median hourly rate £34.50 £38.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.38% +54.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 21 January 2017.

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 9 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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +20 22 £500 +11.11% 12
London +25 21 £500 -9.09% 1
City of London - 7 £500 -
South East +16 1 £500 +17.64% 4
South Wales - 1 £338 -
Wales - 1 £338 -
Southampton - 1 £500 -
Hampshire - 1 £500 - 1
Cardiff - 1 £338 -

OpenUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 16 (57.14%) SDLC
2 15 (53.57%) Target Operating Model
3 10 (35.71%) Business Analysis
3 10 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (35.71%) BPR
3 10 (35.71%) Process Improvement
4 5 (17.86%) Requirements Management
4 5 (17.86%) SQL
4 5 (17.86%) Migration
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 4 (14.29%) Business Transformation
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
6 3 (10.71%) DevOps
6 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
7 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
7 2 (7.14%) Java
7 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.14%) Web Services
7 2 (7.14%) Ansible
7 2 (7.14%) Docker
7 2 (7.14%) Terraform
7 2 (7.14%) Puppet
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (7.14%) Kubernetes
7 2 (7.14%) Rancher
8 1 (3.57%) Online Marketing
8 1 (3.57%) Open Source
8 1 (3.57%) Video on Demand

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 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) gulp
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Selenium
2 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) XDoclet
General
1 1 (3.57%) Banking
1 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
1 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.57%) Marketing
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Analyst
2 13 (46.43%) Business Analyst
2 13 (46.43%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Solutions Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) DBA
5 3 (10.71%) SQL DBA
6 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Junior
6 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Business Solution Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Digital Developer
7 1 (3.57%) ERP Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (3.57%) Junior QA Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Junior Technical Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
2 1 (3.57%) EJB
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) HTML5
2 1 (3.57%) Java EE
2 1 (3.57%) RxJS
2 1 (3.57%) Velocity
2 1 (3.57%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) IPTV
1 1 (3.57%) Over-the-Top Content
1 1 (3.57%) STB
1 1 (3.57%) User Experience
1 1 (3.57%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) SDLC
2 15 (53.57%) Target Operating Model
3 10 (35.71%) BPR
3 10 (35.71%) Business Analysis
3 10 (35.71%) Process Improvement
3 10 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (17.86%) Migration
4 5 (17.86%) Requirements Management
5 4 (14.29%) Business Transformation
6 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.71%) DevOps
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.57%) Data Transformation
8 1 (3.57%) ERP
8 1 (3.57%) Front End Development
8 1 (3.57%) Marketing Strategy
8 1 (3.57%) Online Marketing
8 1 (3.57%) Open Source
8 1 (3.57%) Project Management
8 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) Apex Code
3 1 (3.57%) Groovy
3 1 (3.57%) SOQL
3 1 (3.57%) SOSL
3 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) MiFID
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Ansible
1 2 (7.14%) Kubernetes
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
1 2 (7.14%) Rancher
1 2 (7.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.57%) NetSuite
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle
1 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com