The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Unified Process skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unified Process over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Process
London / City of London
Rank - - 194
Contract jobs citing Unified Process 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - - 0.020%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £295 £327
% change year-on-year +73.72% -9.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

Unified Process is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2561 2922 4205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.54% 87.83% 82.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2008 2335 3244
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 36
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.89 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.40% +2.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Unified Process
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Unified Process as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Unified Process in the City of London

Unified Process
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unified Process in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unified Process in the City of London

Unified Process
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unified Process in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unified Process in the City of London