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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Process
Rank 610 579 540
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -39
Contract jobs citing Unified Process 10 32 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.059% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.023% 0.077% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 12
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£425 £403 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +29.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £285 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £625 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £425
% change year-on-year
+33.55% -29.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
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
44182 41616 38228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.70% 76.15% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28632 25727 23174
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1176 1105
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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 -44 10 £425 +5.59% 6
London -11 8 £483 -22.80% 5
Hampshire -11 3 £400 +33.55%
South East -16 3 £400 +33.55% 1
Hayes - 2 £425 -
Aldershot - 2 £400 -
Docklands, London -6 1 £540 +34.16%
Canary Wharf -10 1 £550 -

Unified Process
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 34 (100.00%) RUP
2 27 (79.41%) UML
3 17 (50.00%) Use Case
4 16 (47.06%) OO
5 15 (44.12%) C
5 15 (44.12%) OOD
5 15 (44.12%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (41.18%) Configuration Management
6 14 (41.18%) Ant
6 14 (41.18%) UNIX
7 13 (38.24%) Linux
7 13 (38.24%) ClearCase
7 13 (38.24%) Project Management
7 13 (38.24%) Rational Rose
7 13 (38.24%) NUnit
7 13 (38.24%) Subversion
7 13 (38.24%) Derivative
7 13 (38.24%) GoogleTest
7 13 (38.24%) System Integration Testing
7 13 (38.24%) Multithreading
7 13 (38.24%) Integration Testing
7 13 (38.24%) CppUnit
7 13 (38.24%) Memory Management
8 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
8 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
8 11 (32.35%) C++
9 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (26.47%) MS Office
11 8 (23.53%) MS Visio
11 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared

Unified Process
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (2.94%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.94%) JBoss
1 1 (2.94%) ColdFusion
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (2.94%) Mule
1 1 (2.94%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) MS Office
2 8 (23.53%) MS Visio
3 5 (14.71%) MS Project
4 3 (8.82%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) LAN
1 1 (2.94%) WAN
1 1 (2.94%) Wireless
1 1 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (2.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.94%) Data Mart
1 1 (2.94%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (41.18%) Ant
2 13 (38.24%) ClearCase
2 13 (38.24%) Rational Rose
2 13 (38.24%) NUnit
2 13 (38.24%) Subversion
2 13 (38.24%) CppUnit
2 13 (38.24%) GoogleTest
3 4 (11.76%) XMLSpy
4 1 (2.94%) RequisitePro
4 1 (2.94%) ERwin
4 1 (2.94%) Rational Robot
4 1 (2.94%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.94%) JUnit
4 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.94%) Mockito
4 1 (2.94%) Hudson
4 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.94%) Maven
4 1 (2.94%) Selenium
4 1 (2.94%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
2 3 (8.82%) Back Office
3 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Wholesale Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Developer
2 7 (20.59%) Architect
3 6 (17.65%) Software Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Project Manager
5 4 (11.76%) Agile Project Manager
6 3 (8.82%) AWS Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.88%) C Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Tester
7 2 (5.88%) C++ Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Designer
8 1 (2.94%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.94%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Data Architect
8 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Ethical Hacker
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) XML
2 5 (14.71%) XSLT
2 5 (14.71%) Motif
3 4 (11.76%) XSD
3 4 (11.76%) Web Services
3 4 (11.76%) XML Schema
4 3 (8.82%) SOAP
5 2 (5.88%) J2EE
5 2 (5.88%) Middleware
6 1 (2.94%) SAML
6 1 (2.94%) Servlets
6 1 (2.94%) JMS
6 1 (2.94%) JAAS
6 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.94%) Spring
6 1 (2.94%) Ajax
6 1 (2.94%) JSON
6 1 (2.94%) JSTL
6 1 (2.94%) Spring MVC
6 1 (2.94%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 15 (44.12%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (38.24%) Derivative
3 4 (11.76%) W3C
4 3 (8.82%) Mainframe
4 3 (8.82%) Grid Computing
4 3 (8.82%) Cryptography
5 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.94%) SCADA
6 1 (2.94%) SWIFT
6 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) UNIX
2 13 (38.24%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) RUP
2 27 (79.41%) UML
3 17 (50.00%) Use Case
4 16 (47.06%) OO
5 15 (44.12%) OOD
6 14 (41.18%) Configuration Management
7 13 (38.24%) Project Management
7 13 (38.24%) Multithreading
7 13 (38.24%) Integration Testing
7 13 (38.24%) Memory Management
7 13 (38.24%) System Integration Testing
8 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
9 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (17.65%) Zachman Framework
10 6 (17.65%) TOGAF
10 6 (17.65%) Risk Management
11 5 (14.71%) Scrum
11 5 (14.71%) SOA
11 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
12 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) C
2 11 (32.35%) C++
3 5 (14.71%) Java
4 4 (11.76%) SQL
5 1 (2.94%) Ada
5 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.94%) Ruby
5 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.94%) Perl
5 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
2 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) IBM
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle
3 3 (8.82%) GigaSpaces
4 1 (2.94%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) Informatica
4 1 (2.94%) Teradata