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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Process
Rank 647 646 624
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -22
Contract jobs citing Unified Process 8 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.014% 0.024%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.018% 0.017% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 8
Median daily rate £625 £325 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% -30.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £325 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £325 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
+52.30% +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
44605 46363 44678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.11% 81.03% 77.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 29540 30319 27925
Median daily rate £440 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1156 1285 1224
Median hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.57 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 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 10 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 26 September 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 +14 8 £625 -
West Midlands - 3 £495 -
Warwickshire - 3 £495 -
London -9 2 £638 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 2 £560 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
South East - 1 - -

Unified Process
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (73.91%) RUP
3 12 (52.17%) UML
4 9 (39.13%) TOGAF
5 8 (34.78%) Use Case
6 7 (30.43%) Business Analysis
6 7 (30.43%) Middleware
6 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
7 6 (26.09%) Open Source
8 5 (21.74%) Big Data
8 5 (21.74%) Analytics
8 5 (21.74%) Master Data Management
8 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
8 5 (21.74%) Data Management
8 5 (21.74%) SOA
8 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (21.74%) Target Operating Model
9 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
9 4 (17.39%) Data Lake
9 4 (17.39%) JMS
9 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (17.39%) Java
9 4 (17.39%) EJB
9 4 (17.39%) Web Services
9 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
9 4 (17.39%) Quality Management
9 4 (17.39%) Spring
9 4 (17.39%) Retail
9 4 (17.39%) BPMN
9 4 (17.39%) Data Architecture

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 (21.74%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.70%) GlassFish
2 2 (8.70%) JBoss
2 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) SaaS
3 1 (4.35%) IaaS
3 1 (4.35%) iPaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Big Data
2 4 (17.39%) Data Lake
2 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Ant
1 3 (13.04%) ClearCase
1 3 (13.04%) CppUnit
1 3 (13.04%) GoogleTest
1 3 (13.04%) NUnit
1 3 (13.04%) Rational Rose
1 3 (13.04%) Subversion
2 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.70%) Maven
3 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (17.39%) Retail
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Architect
2 7 (30.43%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Business Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Data Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Integration Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Data Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Lead Business Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Middleware Architect
5 3 (13.04%) webMethods Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Azure Architect
6 2 (8.70%) C Developer
6 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce Architect
6 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) Middleware
2 4 (17.39%) EJB
2 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
2 4 (17.39%) JMS
2 4 (17.39%) Spring
2 4 (17.39%) Web Services
3 3 (13.04%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (13.04%) Motif
4 2 (8.70%) CSS
4 2 (8.70%) HTML
4 2 (8.70%) J2EE
4 2 (8.70%) JDBC
4 2 (8.70%) JSP
4 2 (8.70%) Servlets
4 2 (8.70%) Struts
4 2 (8.70%) TopLink
4 2 (8.70%) WSDL
4 2 (8.70%) XML
4 2 (8.70%) XML Schema
4 2 (8.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Derivative
3 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
1 3 (13.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (73.91%) RUP
3 12 (52.17%) UML
4 9 (39.13%) TOGAF
5 8 (34.78%) Use Case
6 7 (30.43%) Business Analysis
7 6 (26.09%) Open Source
8 5 (21.74%) Analytics
8 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (21.74%) Data Management
8 5 (21.74%) Master Data Management
8 5 (21.74%) SOA
8 5 (21.74%) Target Operating Model
9 4 (17.39%) BPMN
9 4 (17.39%) Data Architecture
9 4 (17.39%) Data Transformation
9 4 (17.39%) Quality Management
10 3 (13.04%) Memory Management
10 3 (13.04%) Multithreading
10 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) C
3 2 (8.70%) AspectJ
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Apigee
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) webMethods
3 2 (8.70%) ATG
3 2 (8.70%) Demandware
3 2 (8.70%) hybris
3 2 (8.70%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) MuleSoft
4 1 (4.35%) TIBCO