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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Unified Process
UK
Rank 583 610 608
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -2
Contract jobs citing OpenUP 11 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.037% 0.015%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.029% 0.044% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 5
Median daily rate £500 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 -
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
37526 43083 40983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 82.84% 79.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 24906 28187 25982
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 961 1187 1087
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +48.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 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 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 22 February 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 +35 10 £500 +11.11% 13
London +24 7 £500 +17.64% 5
South East +25 3 £500 +17.64% 3
City of London - 2 £463 -
West Sussex - 2 £525 -
Worthing - 2 £525 -
Southampton - 1 £500 -
Hampshire - 1 £500 -

OpenUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 19 (61.29%) SDLC
2 16 (51.61%) Target Operating Model
3 13 (41.94%) Process Improvement
4 11 (35.48%) Business Analysis
4 11 (35.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (35.48%) BPR
5 8 (25.81%) Business Process Analysis
6 7 (22.58%) SQL
7 5 (16.13%) Migration
7 5 (16.13%) Requirements Management
8 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (12.90%) Business Transformation
8 4 (12.90%) Java
8 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
8 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
8 4 (12.90%) Web Services
9 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
9 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
9 3 (9.68%) Oracle
9 3 (9.68%) EJB
9 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
9 3 (9.68%) DevOps
9 3 (9.68%) JIRA
9 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
9 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (6.45%) Spring
10 2 (6.45%) Maven
10 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
10 2 (6.45%) JPA

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 (9.68%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.45%) Confluence
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) NetSuite
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
1 3 (9.68%) JIRA
2 2 (6.45%) Maven
2 2 (6.45%) Subversion
3 1 (3.23%) gulp
3 1 (3.23%) Selenium
3 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.23%) WebLogic Workshop
3 1 (3.23%) XDoclet
General
1 1 (3.23%) Banking
1 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
1 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.23%) Marketing
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Analyst
2 14 (45.16%) Business Analyst
2 14 (45.16%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Solutions Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Java Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) DBA
6 3 (9.68%) SQL DBA
7 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Junior
7 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.45%) WebLogic Developer
7 2 (6.45%) XML Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Business Solution Architect
8 1 (3.23%) ERP Manager
8 1 (3.23%) ERP Project Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Web Services
2 3 (9.68%) EJB
3 2 (6.45%) EclipseLink
3 2 (6.45%) EJB 3.0
3 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
3 2 (6.45%) JMS
3 2 (6.45%) JPA
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle ADF
3 2 (6.45%) REST
3 2 (6.45%) SOAP
3 2 (6.45%) Spring
3 2 (6.45%) XML
3 2 (6.45%) XSD
3 2 (6.45%) XSLT
4 1 (3.23%) CSS
4 1 (3.23%) HTML
4 1 (3.23%) HTML5
4 1 (3.23%) Java EE
4 1 (3.23%) Velocity
4 1 (3.23%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) IPTV
1 1 (3.23%) Over-the-Top Content
1 1 (3.23%) STB
1 1 (3.23%) User Experience
1 1 (3.23%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) SDLC
2 16 (51.61%) Target Operating Model
3 13 (41.94%) Process Improvement
4 11 (35.48%) BPR
4 11 (35.48%) Business Analysis
4 11 (35.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (25.81%) Business Process Analysis
6 5 (16.13%) Migration
6 5 (16.13%) Requirements Management
7 4 (12.90%) Business Transformation
7 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
8 3 (9.68%) DevOps
9 2 (6.45%) Scrum
10 1 (3.23%) Change Management
10 1 (3.23%) Project Management
10 1 (3.23%) Regression Testing
10 1 (3.23%) Validation
10 1 (3.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) Java
2 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.23%) Apex Code
4 1 (3.23%) Groovy
4 1 (3.23%) SOQL
4 1 (3.23%) SOSL
4 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) MiFID
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Ansible
1 2 (6.45%) Kubernetes
1 2 (6.45%) Puppet
1 2 (6.45%) Rancher
1 2 (6.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com