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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Unified Process
Rank 647 645 616
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -29
Contract jobs citing OpenUP 3 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.017% 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.007% 0.021% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 15
Median daily rate £323 £390 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.30% -8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £206 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £570 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £316 £300 £431
% change year-on-year
+5.41% -30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
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
44886 46891 44206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 80.24% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 29645 30456 27407
Median daily rate £438 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.06% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1108 1266 1195
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.76 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.72% +33.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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
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 5 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 25 August 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 -13 3 £323 -17.30% 9
London -20 1 £400 -27.27% 2
North West - 1 £310 -
South West - 1 £323 -
Cheshire - 1 £310 -

OpenUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 7 (46.67%) Oracle
1 7 (46.67%) SOA
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (46.67%) Banking
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) High Availability
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (26.67%) Web Services
5 3 (20.00%) XML
5 3 (20.00%) CSS
5 3 (20.00%) JDBC
5 3 (20.00%) SOAP
5 3 (20.00%) JBoss
5 3 (20.00%) Apache
5 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (20.00%) C
5 3 (20.00%) C++
5 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 3 (20.00%) J2EE
5 3 (20.00%) MySQL
5 3 (20.00%) E-business
5 3 (20.00%) HTTP
5 3 (20.00%) Middleware
5 3 (20.00%) JSON
5 3 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (20.00%) IBM
5 3 (20.00%) PostgreSQL

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 (20.00%) Apache
1 3 (20.00%) JBoss
1 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
1 3 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 7 (46.67%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Local Government
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Digital Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Digital Technical Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Content Designer
3 1 (6.67%) CRM Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Designer
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (20.00%) Apache Camel
2 3 (20.00%) CSS
2 3 (20.00%) CSS3
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) HTML5
2 3 (20.00%) J2EE
2 3 (20.00%) JDBC
2 3 (20.00%) JSON
2 3 (20.00%) Middleware
2 3 (20.00%) REST
2 3 (20.00%) SOAP
2 3 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (13.33%) .NET
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) React
4 1 (6.67%) RESTful
4 1 (6.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) SWIFT
2 1 (6.67%) IPTV
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (6.67%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (46.67%) SOA
2 6 (40.00%) High Availability
3 3 (20.00%) E-business
3 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Open Source
3 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Microservices
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Prototyping
4 2 (13.33%) SDLC
4 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.67%) BDD
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) SOLID
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) C
3 3 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Apple
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Siebel
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