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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Process
Rank 602 533 542
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +9
Contract jobs citing Unified Process 20 51 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.096% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.047% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 18
Average daily rate
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£563 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £288 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £425 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £297 £375 £314
% change year-on-year
-20.73% +19.52%
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
42686 39199 42460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.45% 74.14% 72.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 26643 24141 24595
Average daily rate £412 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1099 1524
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.97 £30.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.19% -7.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.59 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 15 September 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 18 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 15 September 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 -29 18 £563 +63.04%
London -28 12 £625 +95.31%
South East -18 4 £300 -29.52%
Hampshire - 2 £300 -
City of London +27 1 £350 +20.17%
Reading +5 1 - -
Berkshire +2 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £295 -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Luton - - - -
Andover - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Leeds - - - -

Unified Process
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 33 (73.33%) RUP
2 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (57.78%) UML
4 17 (37.78%) PRINCE2
5 16 (35.56%) OO
5 16 (35.56%) OOD
6 14 (31.11%) IBM
6 14 (31.11%) SQL
7 13 (28.89%) Java
7 13 (28.89%) Project Management
8 11 (24.44%) Workflow
8 11 (24.44%) MS Office
8 11 (24.44%) OOA/OOD
8 11 (24.44%) Use Case
9 10 (22.22%) SOA
10 9 (20.00%) MS Visio
10 9 (20.00%) Rational Rose
10 9 (20.00%) Back Office
10 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 9 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
10 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
11 8 (17.78%) Project Planning
11 8 (17.78%) Configuration Management
11 8 (17.78%) MS Access
11 8 (17.78%) ClearCase
11 8 (17.78%) UNIX
11 8 (17.78%) HTML
11 8 (17.78%) C
12 7 (15.56%) MS Project

Unified Process
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.44%) CMS
2 2 (4.44%) Documentum
3 1 (2.22%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 11 (24.44%) MS Office
2 9 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 7 (15.56%) MS Project
4 1 (2.22%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) MS Access
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.22%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (2.22%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (2.22%) Cognos Event Studio
4 1 (2.22%) Cognos Metric Studio
4 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.22%) Essbase
4 1 (2.22%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Rational Rose
2 8 (17.78%) ClearCase
3 7 (15.56%) NUnit
3 7 (15.56%) Subversion
4 6 (13.33%) CppUnit
4 6 (13.33%) GoogleTest
4 6 (13.33%) Ant
5 3 (6.67%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.44%) ClearQuest
6 2 (4.44%) JIRA
7 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (2.22%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (2.22%) MSBuild
7 1 (2.22%) CruiseControl
7 1 (2.22%) RequisitePro
7 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (20.00%) Back Office
2 6 (13.33%) Front Office
2 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Banking
3 4 (8.89%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (6.67%) Publishing
5 1 (2.22%) Games
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) German Language
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Analyst
2 17 (37.78%) Business Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Programme Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (6.67%) Designer
7 2 (4.44%) Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Integration Architect
8 1 (2.22%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Lotus Notes Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Requirements Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Business Manager
8 1 (2.22%) UML Business Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) HTML
2 7 (15.56%) Web Services
2 7 (15.56%) XML
2 7 (15.56%) CSS
3 6 (13.33%) Motif
4 5 (11.11%) Spring
5 4 (8.89%) JSP
5 4 (8.89%) Struts
5 4 (8.89%) Swing
6 3 (6.67%) XSD
6 3 (6.67%) XSLT
6 3 (6.67%) WPF
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (2.22%) SailPoint
8 1 (2.22%) XPages
8 1 (2.22%) WF
8 1 (2.22%) Silverlight
8 1 (2.22%) .NET
8 1 (2.22%) J2EE
8 1 (2.22%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) Derivative
3 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.44%) User Experience
3 2 (4.44%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.44%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.22%) Economics
4 1 (2.22%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) UNIX
2 7 (15.56%) Linux
3 2 (4.44%) Windows
4 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (73.33%) RUP
2 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (57.78%) UML
4 17 (37.78%) PRINCE2
5 16 (35.56%) OOD
5 16 (35.56%) OO
6 13 (28.89%) Project Management
7 11 (24.44%) OOA/OOD
7 11 (24.44%) Workflow
7 11 (24.44%) Use Case
8 10 (22.22%) SOA
9 9 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
10 8 (17.78%) Project Planning
10 8 (17.78%) Configuration Management
11 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
12 6 (13.33%) Electronic Trading
12 6 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
13 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (11.11%) Change Management
13 5 (11.11%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) SQL
2 13 (28.89%) Java
3 8 (17.78%) C
4 3 (6.67%) C#
4 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.22%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.22%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) ISEB
4 1 (2.22%) IIBA
4 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) ISO 9001
2 4 (8.89%) QA
3 1 (2.22%) HL7
3 1 (2.22%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) IBM
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) Murex
4 1 (2.22%) Lotus
4 1 (2.22%) webMethods
4 1 (2.22%) Talend
4 1 (2.22%) WSO2
4 1 (2.22%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) Cognos
4 1 (2.22%) Progress