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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenUP over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Unified Process
Rank - 114 127
Contract jobs citing OpenUP 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.041% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.053% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £210 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £316 £300 £431
% change year-on-year
+5.41% -30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OpenUP
England

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
2669 1882 1913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.85% 76.69% 76.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1593 1121 1013
Median daily rate £400 £390 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £274 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 93 125
Median hourly rate £20.75 £23.50 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.70% -15.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.52 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

OpenUP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing OpenUP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OpenUP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

OpenUP
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

OpenUP
Top 2 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OpenUP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for OpenUP.

1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal

OpenUP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Content Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Designer