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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Process
Rank 578 532 560
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +28
Contract jobs citing Unified Process 23 43 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.081% 0.073%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.056% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 13
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£625 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.15% -1.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-30.58% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
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
41079 38998 41722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.15% 73.31% 70.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 25436 23913 24140
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1126 1046 1483
Average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.36% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 2014.

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 11 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 20 August 2014. 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 -49 21 £625 +81.15% 3
London -8 13 £625 +81.15% 1
South East -1 5 £300 -29.52%
Hampshire -13 3 £300 +1.52%
City of London - - - -
Andover - - - -
Luton - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East of England - - - -

Unified Process
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 37 (78.72%) RUP
2 29 (61.70%) UML
3 18 (38.30%) OO
3 18 (38.30%) OOD
4 16 (34.04%) PRINCE2
5 15 (31.91%) Project Management
6 14 (29.79%) Use Case
7 13 (27.66%) Security Cleared
7 13 (27.66%) IBM
7 13 (27.66%) SQL
8 12 (25.53%) Java
8 12 (25.53%) Rational Rose
9 11 (23.40%) ClearCase
9 11 (23.40%) Configuration Management
9 11 (23.40%) C
9 11 (23.40%) MS Office
9 11 (23.40%) UNIX
9 11 (23.40%) Workflow
9 11 (23.40%) SC Cleared
10 10 (21.28%) NUnit
10 10 (21.28%) Subversion
10 10 (21.28%) Software Engineering
10 10 (21.28%) OOA/OOD
10 10 (21.28%) Linux
10 10 (21.28%) SOA
11 9 (19.15%) Motif
11 9 (19.15%) Ant
11 9 (19.15%) Back Office
11 9 (19.15%) Portfolio Management
11 9 (19.15%) GoogleTest

Unified Process
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.26%) CMS
2 2 (4.26%) Documentum
3 1 (2.13%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.13%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 11 (23.40%) MS Office
2 8 (17.02%) MS Visio
3 6 (12.77%) MS Project
4 1 (2.13%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) MS Access
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.13%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Rational Rose
2 11 (23.40%) ClearCase
3 10 (21.28%) Subversion
3 10 (21.28%) NUnit
4 9 (19.15%) CppUnit
4 9 (19.15%) Ant
4 9 (19.15%) GoogleTest
5 3 (6.38%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.26%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (4.26%) ClearQuest
7 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.13%) RequisitePro
7 1 (2.13%) MSBuild
7 1 (2.13%) CruiseControl
7 1 (2.13%) JIRA
7 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (2.13%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (19.15%) Back Office
2 6 (12.77%) Front Office
2 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Banking
3 5 (10.64%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (6.38%) Publishing
5 1 (2.13%) Games
5 1 (2.13%) Retail
5 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Analyst
2 17 (36.17%) Business Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) Software Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Programme Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (6.38%) Designer
7 2 (4.26%) Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Integration Architect
8 1 (2.13%) Lotus Notes Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Requirements Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Business Manager
8 1 (2.13%) UML Business Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) Motif
2 8 (17.02%) HTML
3 7 (14.89%) CSS
3 7 (14.89%) XML
4 6 (12.77%) Web Services
5 5 (10.64%) Spring
6 4 (8.51%) Swing
6 4 (8.51%) JSP
6 4 (8.51%) Struts
7 3 (6.38%) XSD
7 3 (6.38%) XSLT
7 3 (6.38%) WPF
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (2.13%) XPages
9 1 (2.13%) WF
9 1 (2.13%) Silverlight
9 1 (2.13%) XHTML
9 1 (2.13%) Middleware
9 1 (2.13%) Ajax
9 1 (2.13%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Derivative
2 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.26%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.26%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.13%) Economics
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) UNIX
2 10 (21.28%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (78.72%) RUP
2 29 (61.70%) UML
3 18 (38.30%) OO
3 18 (38.30%) OOD
4 16 (34.04%) PRINCE2
5 15 (31.91%) Project Management
6 14 (29.79%) Use Case
7 11 (23.40%) Configuration Management
7 11 (23.40%) Workflow
8 10 (21.28%) Software Engineering
8 10 (21.28%) SOA
8 10 (21.28%) OOA/OOD
9 9 (19.15%) Portfolio Management
10 8 (17.02%) Project Planning
11 6 (12.77%) Integration Testing
11 6 (12.77%) Multithreading
11 6 (12.77%) Electronic Trading
11 6 (12.77%) Memory Management
11 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (12.77%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) SQL
2 12 (25.53%) Java
3 11 (23.40%) C
4 3 (6.38%) C#
4 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.13%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) Security Cleared
2 11 (23.40%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (6.38%) ISTQB
4 3 (6.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (4.26%) IIBA
6 1 (2.13%) Degree
6 1 (2.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) ISO 9001
2 4 (8.51%) QA
3 1 (2.13%) HL7
3 1 (2.13%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) IBM
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.26%) Murex
3 2 (4.26%) HP
4 1 (2.13%) Lotus
4 1 (2.13%) webMethods
4 1 (2.13%) Talend
4 1 (2.13%) WSO2
4 1 (2.13%) SAP