The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Process
Rank 563 486 540
Rank change year-on-year
-77 +54
Contract jobs citing Unified Process 24 58 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.12% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.058% 0.17% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 30 26
Average daily rate £310 £295 £628
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -52.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £280 £505
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £500 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £288 £455
% change year-on-year
+3.47% -36.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41342 34605 42097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.43% 72.51% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25701 20630 24018
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1052 1437
Average hourly rate £28.08 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%

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 18 April 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 8 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -119 24 £310 +6.35% 8
London -33 14 £485 +64.40% 4
City of London -20 5 £468 +58.47% 1
North West - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -

Unified Process
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 51 (96.23%) RUP
2 41 (77.36%) UML
3 22 (41.51%) Use Case
4 21 (39.62%) Project Management
5 18 (33.96%) OOD
5 18 (33.96%) Rational Rose
6 17 (32.08%) OO
6 17 (32.08%) Security Cleared
6 17 (32.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (30.19%) NUnit
7 16 (30.19%) Software Engineering
7 16 (30.19%) UNIX
7 16 (30.19%) Linux
7 16 (30.19%) C
7 16 (30.19%) Motif
7 16 (30.19%) GoogleTest
8 15 (28.30%) Configuration Management
8 15 (28.30%) ClearCase
8 15 (28.30%) Subversion
8 15 (28.30%) CppUnit
9 14 (26.42%) Ant
10 13 (24.53%) SC Cleared
10 13 (24.53%) Derivative
11 12 (22.64%) Integration Testing
11 12 (22.64%) Multithreading
11 12 (22.64%) Finance
11 12 (22.64%) Memory Management
12 11 (20.75%) QA
12 11 (20.75%) IBM
13 8 (15.09%) Oracle

Unified Process
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (1.89%) Documentum
1 1 (1.89%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Office
2 2 (3.77%) MS Project
2 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.89%) Open Workbench
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.77%) Ingres
3 1 (1.89%) MS Access
3 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 18 (33.96%) Rational Rose
2 16 (30.19%) NUnit
2 16 (30.19%) GoogleTest
3 15 (28.30%) ClearCase
3 15 (28.30%) Subversion
3 15 (28.30%) CppUnit
4 14 (26.42%) Ant
5 7 (13.21%) RequisitePro
6 3 (5.66%) ClearQuest
6 3 (5.66%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.77%) CruiseControl
7 2 (3.77%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 12 (22.64%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (9.43%) Banking
4 4 (7.55%) Publishing
5 1 (1.89%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) Analyst
2 18 (33.96%) Business Analyst
3 9 (16.98%) Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Software Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) C Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Architect
6 5 (9.43%) C++ Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (5.66%) Designer
9 2 (3.77%) UML Business Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Test Manager
9 2 (3.77%) Project Manager
10 1 (1.89%) Test Analyst
10 1 (1.89%) Consultant
10 1 (1.89%) Senior Manager
10 1 (1.89%) Senior Developer
10 1 (1.89%) Financial Business Analyst
10 1 (1.89%) C Software Engineer
10 1 (1.89%) Requirements Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.19%) Motif
2 6 (11.32%) XML
3 3 (5.66%) XSD
3 3 (5.66%) XSLT
3 3 (5.66%) J2EE
4 2 (3.77%) Spring
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (3.77%) wxWidgets
5 1 (1.89%) J2SE
5 1 (1.89%) CSS
5 1 (1.89%) Web Services
5 1 (1.89%) HTML
5 1 (1.89%) Java EE
5 1 (1.89%) HTML5
5 1 (1.89%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Derivative
2 6 (11.32%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.19%) UNIX
1 16 (30.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (96.23%) RUP
2 41 (77.36%) UML
3 22 (41.51%) Use Case
4 21 (39.62%) Project Management
5 18 (33.96%) OOD
6 17 (32.08%) OO
6 17 (32.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (30.19%) Software Engineering
8 15 (28.30%) Configuration Management
9 12 (22.64%) Integration Testing
9 12 (22.64%) Multithreading
9 12 (22.64%) Memory Management
10 7 (13.21%) TOGAF
10 7 (13.21%) Business Analysis
11 6 (11.32%) SOA
11 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
12 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (9.43%) Change Management
13 4 (7.55%) Risk Management
13 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.19%) C
2 7 (13.21%) Java
3 6 (11.32%) C++
4 5 (9.43%) SQL
5 2 (3.77%) Python
6 1 (1.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (32.08%) Security Cleared
2 13 (24.53%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.43%) IIBA
4 3 (5.66%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.77%) Degree
5 2 (3.77%) ISEB
6 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.75%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) TickIT
2 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) IBM
2 8 (15.09%) Oracle
3 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.77%) HP
5 1 (1.89%) BEA
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