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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Process
Rank 556 530 516
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -14
Contract jobs citing Unified Process 21 28 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.057% 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.055% 0.077% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 13
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£400 £301 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.78% -18.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £603 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £305 £438
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -30.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -

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
38243 36175 32672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.25% 74.28% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 24566 22006 19405
Average daily rate £422 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1006 1114 1321
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 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 16 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 27 January 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 -30 19 £400 +32.78% 3
South East -20 9 £300 -0.41% 1
London -18 8 £600 +103.38% 2
North West - 2 - -
City of London +10 1 - -
East Midlands - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Kent - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Scotland - - - - 1
Canary Wharf - - - -

Unified Process
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 34 (82.93%) RUP
2 31 (75.61%) UML
3 23 (56.10%) OOD
4 22 (53.66%) Project Management
5 21 (51.22%) Use Case
5 21 (51.22%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (48.78%) OO
6 20 (48.78%) C
7 19 (46.34%) Security Cleared
8 18 (43.90%) SC Cleared
8 18 (43.90%) Configuration Management
8 18 (43.90%) NUnit
9 17 (41.46%) Subversion
9 17 (41.46%) Software Engineering
9 17 (41.46%) Motif
9 17 (41.46%) Ant
9 17 (41.46%) Linux
9 17 (41.46%) UNIX
9 17 (41.46%) ClearCase
9 17 (41.46%) Rational Rose
9 17 (41.46%) CppUnit
9 17 (41.46%) GoogleTest
10 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (31.71%) Memory Management
11 13 (31.71%) Multithreading
12 12 (29.27%) Integration Testing
12 12 (29.27%) Derivative
12 12 (29.27%) SQL
13 10 (24.39%) C++
14 9 (21.95%) Windows

Unified Process
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 2 (4.88%) Documentum
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Foundation
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Office
2 7 (17.07%) MS Project
3 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
4 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.44%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Murex MxG2000
2 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.44%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Ingres
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.44%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (2.44%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (2.44%) Cognos Event Studio
2 1 (2.44%) Cognos Metric Studio
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.44%) MS Access
2 1 (2.44%) Essbase
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (43.90%) NUnit
2 17 (41.46%) Subversion
2 17 (41.46%) Ant
2 17 (41.46%) ClearCase
2 17 (41.46%) Rational Rose
2 17 (41.46%) CppUnit
2 17 (41.46%) GoogleTest
3 5 (12.20%) ClearQuest
4 4 (9.76%) CruiseControl
5 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.88%) Rational Robot
6 2 (4.88%) JUnit
6 2 (4.88%) RequisitePro
6 2 (4.88%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (4.88%) SoapUI
6 2 (4.88%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (2.44%) MSBuild
7 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 4 (9.76%) Back Office
2 3 (7.32%) Front Office
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) German Language
4 1 (2.44%) Welsh Language
4 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Software Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Business Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) C Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) C++ Developer
6 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Murex Business Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Agile Project Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Testing Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Principal Software Developer
8 1 (2.44%) ScrumMaster
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (41.46%) Motif
2 5 (12.20%) XML
3 3 (7.32%) wxWidgets
3 3 (7.32%) Web Services
3 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.32%) HTML
3 3 (7.32%) .NET
4 2 (4.88%) Middleware
4 2 (4.88%) SOAP
4 2 (4.88%) XHTML
5 1 (2.44%) XPages
5 1 (2.44%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (2.44%) Velocity
5 1 (2.44%) WCF
5 1 (2.44%) WPF
5 1 (2.44%) WF
5 1 (2.44%) Silverlight
5 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.44%) SailPoint
5 1 (2.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (51.22%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (29.27%) Derivative
3 3 (7.32%) User Experience
3 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.88%) W3C
5 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 17 (41.46%) Linux
1 17 (41.46%) UNIX
2 9 (21.95%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (82.93%) RUP
2 31 (75.61%) UML
3 23 (56.10%) OOD
4 22 (53.66%) Project Management
5 21 (51.22%) Use Case
6 20 (48.78%) OO
7 18 (43.90%) Configuration Management
8 17 (41.46%) Software Engineering
9 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (31.71%) Memory Management
10 13 (31.71%) Multithreading
11 12 (29.27%) Integration Testing
12 9 (21.95%) PRINCE2
13 7 (17.07%) OOA/OOD
13 7 (17.07%) TOGAF
14 6 (14.63%) Scrum
15 5 (12.20%) SOA
15 5 (12.20%) Workflow
15 5 (12.20%) Business Analysis
16 4 (9.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (48.78%) C
2 12 (29.27%) SQL
3 10 (24.39%) C++
4 6 (14.63%) Java
5 3 (7.32%) Python
5 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.32%) C#
6 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (46.34%) Security Cleared
2 18 (43.90%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.88%) Degree
5 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.88%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) HL7
2 2 (4.88%) COBIT
3 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) IBM
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.32%) Murex
4 2 (4.88%) HP
5 1 (2.44%) Lotus
5 1 (2.44%) Cognos
5 1 (2.44%) Progress
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £328.13 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago