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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Unified Process
Rank 573 547 534
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -13
Contract jobs citing OpenUP 9 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.024% 0.013%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.023% 0.032% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 3
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£550 £419 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.34% -11.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £366 £475
% change year-on-year
- -22.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
38766 37025 32628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.08% 75.02% 72.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 24251 22404 19497
Average daily rate £420 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £567 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1039 1079 1146
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £52.30 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 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 30 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 6 March 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 -29 9 £550 +31.34% 25
London +3 8 £550 -4.34% 6
City of London - 3 £356 - 2
South East -10 1 - - 14
Berkshire - 1 - - 6
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 2
Leicestershire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 5
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 3
County Antrim - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - - 1
Belfast - - - - 1
Crawley - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - -
Egham - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
Inverness - - - -
Leeds - - - - 2
Leicester - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Slough - - - - 6

OpenUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 14 (48.28%) .NET
2 11 (37.93%) Salesforce.com
2 11 (37.93%) Visualforce
2 11 (37.93%) Apex Code
2 11 (37.93%) SOQL
2 11 (37.93%) SOSL
3 8 (27.59%) User Experience
3 8 (27.59%) ETL
3 8 (27.59%) Web Services
3 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
3 8 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (20.69%) C#
5 4 (13.79%) Java
5 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.79%) TDD
5 4 (13.79%) Pair Programming
5 4 (13.79%) Force.com
6 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
6 3 (10.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 3 (10.34%) MVC
6 3 (10.34%) Banking
6 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking
6 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
6 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
6 3 (10.34%) MS Access
6 3 (10.34%) CRM
6 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse

OpenUP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MS Access
2 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.45%) Big Data
General
1 3 (10.34%) Banking
1 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Marketing
2 2 (6.90%) Publishing
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Developer
2 11 (37.93%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Agile Java Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Data Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Business Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Configuration Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Junior Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Server Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Data Entry Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Senior IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) .NET
2 11 (37.93%) Visualforce
3 8 (27.59%) Web Services
4 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
4 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
4 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (10.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ETL
1 8 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.79%) TDD
2 4 (13.79%) Pair Programming
3 3 (10.34%) CRM
3 3 (10.34%) MVC
4 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
4 2 (6.90%) Business Development
4 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.45%) ERP
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL
5 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.45%) BPMN
5 1 (3.45%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) Apex Code
1 11 (37.93%) SOQL
1 11 (37.93%) SOSL
2 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.69%) C#
4 4 (13.79%) Java
5 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix
3 1 (3.45%) VMware
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