The table below looks at the statistics for OpenUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenUP over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Unified Process
Rank - - 104
Contract jobs citing OpenUP 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate - £366 £475
% change year-on-year
- -22.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1595 1529 1259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.93% 71.02% 69.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 792 626
Average daily rate £375 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 79 103
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £155.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

OpenUP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenUP across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OpenUP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OpenUP across the West Midlands region.

OpenUP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands