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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Process
Rank 615 618 602
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Contract jobs citing Unified Process 26 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.037% 0.046%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.059% 0.047% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 14
Median daily rate £600 £340 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £244 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £471 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £230 £300
% change year-on-year
+51.08% -23.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median 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
43989 42942 40972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.91% 79.23% 77.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 29145 27166 25895
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1025 1234 1230
Median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.71 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 May 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 14 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 25 May 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 -9 23 £600 +70.21%
South East -7 9 £320 +6.66%
Nottingham - 9 £450 -
Nottinghamshire - 9 £450 -
East Midlands - 9 £450 -
London -5 5 £650 +78.08%
Surrey - 4 - -
Hampshire -1 3 £313 +4.16%
Kent - 2 £375 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Hook +2 1 £305 -
Maidstone - 1 £375 -
West Malling - 1 - -

Unified Process
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 34 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (45.83%) Middleware
2 22 (45.83%) TOGAF
3 21 (43.75%) RUP
4 18 (37.50%) webMethods
5 17 (35.42%) Apigee
6 10 (20.83%) Scrum
7 9 (18.75%) Use Case
7 9 (18.75%) UML
8 7 (14.58%) OO
8 7 (14.58%) Java
8 7 (14.58%) Web Services
8 7 (14.58%) OOD
8 7 (14.58%) SOA
8 7 (14.58%) HP
9 6 (12.50%) HP UFT
9 6 (12.50%) Project Management
9 6 (12.50%) DSDM
9 6 (12.50%) Kanban
9 6 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
9 6 (12.50%) Subversion
9 6 (12.50%) eggPlant
9 6 (12.50%) Selenium
9 6 (12.50%) Feature Driven Development
9 6 (12.50%) Cucumber
9 6 (12.50%) Scrum-ban
9 6 (12.50%) Functional Testing
10 5 (10.42%) Memory Management
10 5 (10.42%) Automation Testing
10 5 (10.42%) GoogleTest

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 (10.42%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.33%) JBoss
3 1 (2.08%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Office
2 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.17%) MS Project
4 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) IaaS
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 6 (12.50%) eggPlant
1 6 (12.50%) HP UFT
1 6 (12.50%) Selenium
1 6 (12.50%) Subversion
2 5 (10.42%) Ant
2 5 (10.42%) ClearCase
2 5 (10.42%) CppUnit
2 5 (10.42%) GoogleTest
2 5 (10.42%) NUnit
2 5 (10.42%) Rational Rose
3 3 (6.25%) Maven
4 2 (4.17%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (8.33%) Retail
2 2 (4.17%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Legal
3 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (58.33%) Architect
2 23 (47.92%) Solutions Architect
3 17 (35.42%) Integration Architect
3 17 (35.42%) webMethods Architect
4 5 (10.42%) Middleware Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Developer
5 4 (8.33%) WebSphere Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) C Developer
7 2 (4.17%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.17%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (45.83%) Middleware
2 7 (14.58%) Web Services
3 5 (10.42%) Motif
4 4 (8.33%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (6.25%) EJB
5 3 (6.25%) Hibernate
5 3 (6.25%) JMS
5 3 (6.25%) Spring
6 2 (4.17%) Drools
6 2 (4.17%) EclipseLink
6 2 (4.17%) Java EE
6 2 (4.17%) jBPM
6 2 (4.17%) JDBC
6 2 (4.17%) JPA
6 2 (4.17%) RESTful
6 2 (4.17%) TopLink
6 2 (4.17%) WSDL
6 2 (4.17%) XML
6 2 (4.17%) XML Schema
6 2 (4.17%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (10.42%) Derivative
2 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.17%) PMI
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Linux
1 5 (10.42%) Unix
2 2 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (45.83%) TOGAF
3 21 (43.75%) RUP
4 10 (20.83%) Scrum
5 9 (18.75%) UML
5 9 (18.75%) Use Case
6 7 (14.58%) OO
6 7 (14.58%) OOD
6 7 (14.58%) SOA
7 6 (12.50%) DSDM
7 6 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
7 6 (12.50%) Feature Driven Development
7 6 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 6 (12.50%) Kanban
7 6 (12.50%) Project Management
7 6 (12.50%) Scrum-ban
8 5 (10.42%) Integration Testing
8 5 (10.42%) Multithreading
8 5 (10.42%) Release Management
8 5 (10.42%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) Java
2 5 (10.42%) C
3 2 (4.17%) AspectJ
3 2 (4.17%) C++
4 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.17%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.08%) PMP
4 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.08%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.08%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) webMethods
2 17 (35.42%) Apigee
3 7 (14.58%) HP
4 3 (6.25%) IBM
4 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle
5 2 (4.17%) Pega
5 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.08%) ATG
6 1 (2.08%) CollabNet
6 1 (2.08%) Demandware
6 1 (2.08%) hybris
6 1 (2.08%) TIBCO