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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Process
Rank 588 555 533
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -22
Contract jobs citing Unified Process 15 31 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.058% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.035% 0.076% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 14
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£425 £450 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +51.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £625 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+25.20% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average 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
42683 40843 36923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.49% 76.03% 74.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 27538 25481 22182
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1145 1208 1092
Average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 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 9 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 2 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 -29 14 £425 -5.55% 7
London -7 8 £425 -32.00% 7
Hampshire -1 7 £375 +25.20%
South East -24 7 £375 +25.20%
Aldershot - 2 £400 -
Hayes - 2 £425 -
Docklands, London -5 1 £540 +34.16%
Hook -6 1 - -
Canary Wharf -9 1 £550 -

Unified Process
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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 38 (100.00%) RUP
2 33 (86.84%) UML
3 21 (55.26%) OO
4 20 (52.63%) OOD
4 20 (52.63%) Use Case
5 19 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (47.37%) Project Management
7 17 (44.74%) Configuration Management
7 17 (44.74%) UNIX
7 17 (44.74%) C
7 17 (44.74%) Ant
8 16 (42.11%) ClearCase
8 16 (42.11%) Rational Rose
8 16 (42.11%) Integration Testing
8 16 (42.11%) Derivative
8 16 (42.11%) Linux
8 16 (42.11%) NUnit
8 16 (42.11%) Subversion
8 16 (42.11%) Memory Management
8 16 (42.11%) GoogleTest
8 16 (42.11%) Multithreading
8 16 (42.11%) CppUnit
8 16 (42.11%) System Integration Testing
9 14 (36.84%) Security Cleared
9 14 (36.84%) Software Engineering
9 14 (36.84%) C++
10 11 (28.95%) MS Office
10 11 (28.95%) SC Cleared
11 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (26.32%) TOGAF

Unified Process
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (2.63%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.63%) JBoss
1 1 (2.63%) ColdFusion
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (2.63%) Mule
1 1 (2.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (28.95%) MS Office
2 9 (23.68%) MS Visio
3 7 (18.42%) MS Project
4 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.63%) Data Mart
2 1 (2.63%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (44.74%) Ant
2 16 (42.11%) ClearCase
2 16 (42.11%) Rational Rose
2 16 (42.11%) NUnit
2 16 (42.11%) Subversion
2 16 (42.11%) CppUnit
2 16 (42.11%) GoogleTest
3 4 (10.53%) XMLSpy
4 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.63%) RequisitePro
5 1 (2.63%) ERwin
5 1 (2.63%) Rational Robot
5 1 (2.63%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.63%) JUnit
5 1 (2.63%) Mockito
5 1 (2.63%) Hudson
5 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.63%) Maven
5 1 (2.63%) Selenium
5 1 (2.63%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 4 (10.53%) Banking
1 4 (10.53%) Back Office
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Wholesale Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Architect
1 9 (23.68%) Software Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Agile Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) AWS Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.26%) C Developer
6 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Designer
7 1 (2.63%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.63%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Designer
7 1 (2.63%) Applications Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) Motif
2 7 (18.42%) XML
3 6 (15.79%) Web Services
4 5 (13.16%) XSLT
5 4 (10.53%) XSD
5 4 (10.53%) XML Schema
6 3 (7.89%) SOAP
7 2 (5.26%) J2EE
7 2 (5.26%) Middleware
8 1 (2.63%) SAML
8 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.63%) Servlets
8 1 (2.63%) .NET
8 1 (2.63%) JMS
8 1 (2.63%) JAAS
8 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.63%) Spring
8 1 (2.63%) Ajax
8 1 (2.63%) JSON
8 1 (2.63%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (42.11%) Derivative
3 4 (10.53%) W3C
4 3 (7.89%) Grid Computing
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) UNIX
2 16 (42.11%) Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) RUP
2 33 (86.84%) UML
3 21 (55.26%) OO
4 20 (52.63%) OOD
4 20 (52.63%) Use Case
5 18 (47.37%) Project Management
6 17 (44.74%) Configuration Management
7 16 (42.11%) Integration Testing
7 16 (42.11%) Memory Management
7 16 (42.11%) Multithreading
7 16 (42.11%) System Integration Testing
8 14 (36.84%) Software Engineering
9 10 (26.32%) TOGAF
9 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (21.05%) Zachman Framework
11 7 (18.42%) Scrum
11 7 (18.42%) PRINCE2
12 6 (15.79%) SOA
12 6 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) C
2 14 (36.84%) C++
3 6 (15.79%) Java
4 5 (13.16%) SQL
5 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.63%) Ada
5 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 11 (28.95%) SC Cleared
3 7 (18.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.63%) COBIT
2 1 (2.63%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) IBM
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle
4 3 (7.89%) GigaSpaces
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) Informatica
5 1 (2.63%) Teradata