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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Process
Rank 597 584 570
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -14
Contract jobs citing Unified Process 29 21 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.041% 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.069% 0.053% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 22
Average daily rate £500 £400 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +32.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £294 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £725 £623
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £327 £298
% change year-on-year
+76.07% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -

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
41939 39781 37687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.34% 77.74% 76.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 27430 25409 22756
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1055 1156
Average hourly rate £39.34 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.05% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 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 22 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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 25 £500 +25.00%
London +8 10 £500 -11.11%
North West -6 8 £575 -
North East -16 6 £563 -
Tyne and Wear -18 6 £563 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -24 6 £563 -
Cheshire -5 4 £675 +17.39%
Warrington - 4 £675 -
Blackpool - 3 £480 -
Lancashire - 3 £480 -
Hook +9 2 £295 -10.09%
Hampshire +6 2 £295 -9.66%
South East +6 2 £295 -9.66%
West Midlands - 2 £675 -
Shropshire - 2 £675 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £530 -
Yorkshire - 2 £530 -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 £530 -
Telford - 2 £675 -
Scotland - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £475 -

Unified Process
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 27 (71.05%) RUP
2 21 (55.26%) HP
3 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (39.47%) Waterfall
5 14 (36.84%) Scrum
6 13 (34.21%) Release Management
7 12 (31.58%) Subversion
8 11 (28.95%) Maven
8 11 (28.95%) Lean Six Sigma
8 11 (28.95%) Selenium
8 11 (28.95%) Cucumber
8 11 (28.95%) Scrum-ban
8 11 (28.95%) Jenkins
8 11 (28.95%) Kanban
8 11 (28.95%) Feature Driven Development
8 11 (28.95%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 11 (28.95%) Extreme Programming
8 11 (28.95%) Six Sigma
8 11 (28.95%) DSDM
8 11 (28.95%) ITIL
9 10 (26.32%) Git (software)
9 10 (26.32%) CollabNet
9 10 (26.32%) Sonatype Nexus
10 9 (23.68%) Mentoring
10 9 (23.68%) UML
10 9 (23.68%) Project Management
10 9 (23.68%) Service Management
10 9 (23.68%) ITSM
10 9 (23.68%) Finance
11 8 (21.05%) User Stories

Unified Process
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (5.26%) JBoss
2 1 (2.63%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Office
2 2 (5.26%) MS Project
2 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) IaaS
1 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (31.58%) Subversion
2 11 (28.95%) Cucumber
2 11 (28.95%) Jenkins
2 11 (28.95%) Maven
2 11 (28.95%) Selenium
3 10 (26.32%) Git (software)
3 10 (26.32%) Sonatype Nexus
4 7 (18.42%) eggPlant
4 7 (18.42%) HP UFT
5 4 (10.53%) JIRA
5 4 (10.53%) TestDirector
6 2 (5.26%) Ant
6 2 (5.26%) ClearCase
6 2 (5.26%) CppUnit
6 2 (5.26%) GoogleTest
6 2 (5.26%) Hudson
6 2 (5.26%) NUnit
6 2 (5.26%) Rational Rose
6 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Legal
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) French Language
4 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Software Manager
2 9 (23.68%) Configuration Manager
2 9 (23.68%) Software Configuration Manager
3 7 (18.42%) Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Build and Release Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Release and Configuration Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Test Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Automation Specialist
5 3 (7.89%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.26%) Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.26%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Web Services
2 2 (5.26%) Motif
3 1 (2.63%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Derivative
2 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.26%) PMI
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
1 2 (5.26%) Unix
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) RUP
2 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (39.47%) Waterfall
4 14 (36.84%) Scrum
5 13 (34.21%) Release Management
6 11 (28.95%) DSDM
6 11 (28.95%) Extreme Programming
6 11 (28.95%) Feature Driven Development
6 11 (28.95%) ITIL
6 11 (28.95%) Kanban
6 11 (28.95%) Lean Six Sigma
6 11 (28.95%) Scrum-ban
6 11 (28.95%) Six Sigma
7 9 (23.68%) ITSM
7 9 (23.68%) Mentoring
7 9 (23.68%) Project Management
7 9 (23.68%) Service Management
7 9 (23.68%) UML
8 8 (21.05%) User Stories
9 7 (18.42%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) C
1 4 (10.53%) C++
1 4 (10.53%) Java
2 2 (5.26%) Ada
3 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.63%) PMP
4 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (5.26%) COBIT
2 2 (5.26%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) HP
2 10 (26.32%) CollabNet
3 6 (15.79%) IBM
4 2 (5.26%) Pega
4 2 (5.26%) Red Hat