The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Process skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Process over the 3 months to 29 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Process
Rank 628 621 592
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -29
Contract jobs citing Unified Process 15 15 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.027% 0.055%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.034% 0.034% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 20
Median daily rate £491 £425 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.58% -0.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £346 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £543 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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
44197 44611 41541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 79.62% 78.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29356 28750 26041
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 £298 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1042 1189 1204
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Unified Process
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Unified Process as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 June 2016.

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 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Process within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 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 -7 13 £491 +15.58%
London 0 5 £631 +48.52%
South East -4 5 £320 -14.66%
Hampshire +4 3 £313 -16.66%
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Coventry - 2 £491 -
Scotland - 2 - -
Kent - 2 £375 -
West Midlands - 2 £491 -
Hook +2 1 £305 -
East Midlands - 1 £450 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £450 -
West Malling - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £450 -
Maidstone - 1 £375 -

Unified Process
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Unified Process 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 Unified Process.

1 32 (74.42%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (60.47%) TOGAF
3 22 (51.16%) Middleware
3 22 (51.16%) RUP
4 18 (41.86%) webMethods
5 17 (39.53%) Apigee
6 13 (30.23%) UML
7 9 (20.93%) Use Case
8 7 (16.28%) Open Source
8 7 (16.28%) OO
8 7 (16.28%) Java
8 7 (16.28%) Web Services
8 7 (16.28%) OOD
8 7 (16.28%) SOA
8 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
9 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (11.63%) Rational Rose
9 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
9 5 (11.63%) Motif
9 5 (11.63%) Project Management
9 5 (11.63%) Risk Management
9 5 (11.63%) C
9 5 (11.63%) Ant
9 5 (11.63%) Unix
9 5 (11.63%) Linux
9 5 (11.63%) ClearCase
9 5 (11.63%) Memory Management
9 5 (11.63%) GoogleTest
9 5 (11.63%) Big Data
9 5 (11.63%) Analytics

Unified Process
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 5 (11.63%) WebSphere
2 4 (9.30%) JBoss
3 1 (2.33%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Office
1 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.65%) MS Project
3 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) IaaS
2 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) Big Data
2 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Ant
1 5 (11.63%) ClearCase
1 5 (11.63%) CppUnit
1 5 (11.63%) GoogleTest
1 5 (11.63%) NUnit
1 5 (11.63%) Rational Rose
1 5 (11.63%) Subversion
2 2 (4.65%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.65%) Maven
3 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (9.30%) Retail
2 2 (4.65%) Legal
3 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (72.09%) Architect
2 23 (53.49%) Solutions Architect
3 17 (39.53%) Integration Architect
3 17 (39.53%) webMethods Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Data Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Middleware Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Data Architect
5 4 (9.30%) WebSphere Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) C Developer
7 2 (4.65%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (51.16%) Middleware
2 7 (16.28%) Web Services
3 5 (11.63%) Motif
4 4 (9.30%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (6.98%) EJB
5 3 (6.98%) Hibernate
5 3 (6.98%) JMS
5 3 (6.98%) Spring
6 2 (4.65%) Drools
6 2 (4.65%) EclipseLink
6 2 (4.65%) Java EE
6 2 (4.65%) jBPM
6 2 (4.65%) JDBC
6 2 (4.65%) JPA
6 2 (4.65%) RESTful
6 2 (4.65%) TopLink
6 2 (4.65%) WSDL
6 2 (4.65%) XML
6 2 (4.65%) XML Schema
6 2 (4.65%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (11.63%) Derivative
2 4 (9.30%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) PMI
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Linux
1 5 (11.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (74.42%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (60.47%) TOGAF
3 22 (51.16%) RUP
4 13 (30.23%) UML
5 9 (20.93%) Use Case
6 7 (16.28%) OO
6 7 (16.28%) OOD
6 7 (16.28%) Open Source
6 7 (16.28%) SOA
7 5 (11.63%) Analytics
7 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
7 5 (11.63%) Data Management
7 5 (11.63%) Integration Testing
7 5 (11.63%) Master Data Management
7 5 (11.63%) Memory Management
7 5 (11.63%) Multithreading
7 5 (11.63%) Project Management
7 5 (11.63%) Risk Management
7 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) Java
2 5 (11.63%) C
3 2 (4.65%) AspectJ
3 2 (4.65%) C++
4 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.33%) PMP
3 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.65%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 18 (41.86%) webMethods
2 17 (39.53%) Apigee
3 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.98%) IBM
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle
5 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.33%) ATG
6 1 (2.33%) Demandware
6 1 (2.33%) hybris
6 1 (2.33%) TIBCO