The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Process skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Process over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Process
Rank 570 556 527
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -29
Contract jobs citing Unified Process 25 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.050% 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.061% 0.068% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 15
Average daily rate
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£305 £295 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.28% -20.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £438
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -

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
41096 38070 35468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.49% 73.77% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26903 23461 20857
Average daily rate £421 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1109 1170 1452
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Unified Process
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unified Process within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unified Process Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Unified Process
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unified Process within the UK.

Unified Process Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Unified Process
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unified Process within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Unified Process Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Unified Process
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unified Process within the UK.

Unified Process Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Unified Process
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Process within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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 -33 23 £305 +3.28% 4
South East -9 13 £300 +1.69% 1
London +2 9 £600 +106.00% 1
City of London +2 2 - -
North West - 1 - - 2
Scotland - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Manchester - - - - 2
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Worthing - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -

Unified Process
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Unified Process 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 Unified Process.

1 31 (73.81%) RUP
2 26 (61.90%) UML
3 19 (45.24%) OOD
3 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (45.24%) Use Case
4 18 (42.86%) Project Management
5 17 (40.48%) C
5 17 (40.48%) SQL
5 17 (40.48%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
6 16 (38.10%) OO
7 15 (35.71%) ClearCase
7 15 (35.71%) Rational Rose
7 15 (35.71%) Configuration Management
7 15 (35.71%) NUnit
7 15 (35.71%) SC Cleared
8 14 (33.33%) CppUnit
8 14 (33.33%) GoogleTest
8 14 (33.33%) Subversion
8 14 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 14 (33.33%) Motif
8 14 (33.33%) Linux
8 14 (33.33%) UNIX
8 14 (33.33%) Ant
9 11 (26.19%) PRINCE2
10 10 (23.81%) Memory Management
10 10 (23.81%) Multithreading
11 9 (21.43%) Integration Testing
11 9 (21.43%) Workflow
11 9 (21.43%) Derivative

Unified Process
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Unified Process 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 Unified Process. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.14%) Documentum
1 3 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.76%) CMS
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
3 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Foundation
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Office
2 6 (14.29%) MS Project
3 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
4 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.38%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Murex MxG2000
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.38%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (7.14%) Ingres
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) MS Access
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.38%) Essbase
3 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (2.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (2.38%) Cognos Event Studio
3 1 (2.38%) Cognos Metric Studio
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (35.71%) ClearCase
1 15 (35.71%) Rational Rose
1 15 (35.71%) NUnit
2 14 (33.33%) CppUnit
2 14 (33.33%) GoogleTest
2 14 (33.33%) Subversion
2 14 (33.33%) Ant
3 6 (14.29%) ClearQuest
4 4 (9.52%) CruiseControl
5 2 (4.76%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.76%) Rational Functional Tester
5 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.76%) JUnit
5 2 (4.76%) RequisitePro
5 2 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (4.76%) Rational Robot
6 1 (2.38%) JIRA
6 1 (2.38%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.38%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (16.67%) Front Office
1 7 (16.67%) Back Office
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.76%) Finance
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) German Language
4 1 (2.38%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Analyst
2 11 (26.19%) Business Analyst
3 10 (23.81%) Developer
4 9 (21.43%) Software Engineer
5 7 (16.67%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) C Developer
7 3 (7.14%) C++ Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Designer
8 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Solutions Designer
8 2 (4.76%) Murex Business Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 1 (2.38%) UML Business Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Test Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Lotus Notes Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) Motif
2 5 (11.90%) XML
2 5 (11.90%) HTML
3 3 (7.14%) Web Services
3 3 (7.14%) CSS
3 3 (7.14%) wxWidgets
4 2 (4.76%) SOAP
4 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.76%) .NET
4 2 (4.76%) Middleware
4 2 (4.76%) XHTML
5 1 (2.38%) Ajax
5 1 (2.38%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (2.38%) ADO.NET
5 1 (2.38%) Velocity
5 1 (2.38%) WCF
5 1 (2.38%) WPF
5 1 (2.38%) WF
5 1 (2.38%) Silverlight
5 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (40.48%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (21.43%) Derivative
3 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.14%) User Experience
4 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.76%) W3C
4 2 (4.76%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.38%) Economics
5 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Linux
1 14 (33.33%) UNIX
2 8 (19.05%) Windows
3 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (73.81%) RUP
2 26 (61.90%) UML
3 19 (45.24%) OOD
3 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (45.24%) Use Case
4 18 (42.86%) Project Management
5 16 (38.10%) OO
6 15 (35.71%) Configuration Management
7 14 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 11 (26.19%) PRINCE2
9 10 (23.81%) Memory Management
9 10 (23.81%) Multithreading
10 9 (21.43%) Integration Testing
10 9 (21.43%) Workflow
11 8 (19.05%) SOA
12 7 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
13 6 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
14 5 (11.90%) Business Analysis
15 4 (9.52%) Project Planning
15 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) C
1 17 (40.48%) SQL
2 7 (16.67%) Java
3 6 (14.29%) C++
4 3 (7.14%) Python
4 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.76%) C#
6 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 15 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) Degree
3 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.38%) ISEB
4 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) HL7
1 2 (4.76%) QA
1 2 (4.76%) ISO 9001
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) COBIT
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) IBM
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.14%) Murex
3 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle
4 2 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (2.38%) Cognos
5 1 (2.38%) Progress
5 1 (2.38%) webMethods
5 1 (2.38%) Lotus
5 1 (2.38%) SAP
5 1 (2.38%) Talend
5 1 (2.38%) WSO2
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