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 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Unified Process
Rank 634 624 613
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Contract jobs citing OpenUP 12 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.038% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.027% 0.047% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 5
Median daily rate £475 £550 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +60.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £308 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 - £343
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £10.50 -
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
44007 44399 41585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.96% 79.29% 77.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 29216 28157 26311
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1026 1266 1219
Median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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 29 May 2016.

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 8 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 29 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 12 £475 -13.63% 14
North West - 7 £500 - 5
London -1 4 £456 -17.04% 4
Warrington - 4 £488 -
Cheshire - 4 £488 - 1
West Midlands -9 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £363 - 3

OpenUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Java
3 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
4 8 (27.59%) TDD
4 8 (27.59%) Web Development
5 7 (24.14%) Pair Programming
5 7 (24.14%) Oracle
5 7 (24.14%) SOA
6 6 (20.69%) Front End Development
6 6 (20.69%) Linux
6 6 (20.69%) High Availability
6 6 (20.69%) Banking
7 5 (17.24%) IPTV
7 5 (17.24%) Video on Demand
7 5 (17.24%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (17.24%) Over-the-Top Content
7 5 (17.24%) OO
7 5 (17.24%) CSS
7 5 (17.24%) HTML
7 5 (17.24%) MVC
8 4 (13.79%) Web Services
8 4 (13.79%) DOM
8 4 (13.79%) IBM
8 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (13.79%) React
8 4 (13.79%) Backbone.js
8 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
8 4 (13.79%) HTML5
8 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
9 3 (10.34%) Software Testing

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 3 (10.34%) Apache
1 3 (10.34%) JBoss
1 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (3.45%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) LAN
2 1 (3.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MySQL
1 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) gulp
General
1 6 (20.69%) Banking
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) Electronics
4 1 (3.45%) Law
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Java Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Agile Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Agile Java Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (17.24%) Digital Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Designer
6 2 (6.90%) Digital Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Digital Technical Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Configuration Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) CSS
1 5 (17.24%) HTML
2 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
2 4 (13.79%) Backbone.js
2 4 (13.79%) DOM
2 4 (13.79%) HTML5
2 4 (13.79%) React
2 4 (13.79%) Web Services
3 3 (10.34%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (10.34%) Apache Camel
3 3 (10.34%) CSS3
3 3 (10.34%) J2EE
3 3 (10.34%) JDBC
3 3 (10.34%) JSON
3 3 (10.34%) Middleware
3 3 (10.34%) REST
3 3 (10.34%) SOAP
3 3 (10.34%) XML
4 2 (6.90%) .NET
4 2 (6.90%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) IPTV
1 5 (17.24%) Over-the-Top Content
1 5 (17.24%) Video on Demand
2 2 (6.90%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) CMDB
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) STB
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) TDD
2 8 (27.59%) Web Development
3 7 (24.14%) Pair Programming
3 7 (24.14%) SOA
4 6 (20.69%) Front End Development
4 6 (20.69%) High Availability
5 5 (17.24%) MVC
5 5 (17.24%) OO
6 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (10.34%) E-business
7 3 (10.34%) Integration Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Open Source
7 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
8 2 (6.90%) Microservices
8 2 (6.90%) SDLC
8 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) Java
2 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.34%) C
3 3 (10.34%) C++
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Adobe
3 1 (3.45%) Apple
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) Coremetrics
3 1 (3.45%) Google
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Omniture
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) Siebel
3 1 (3.45%) Tealeaf