Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for OpenUP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OpenUP over the 6 months to 23 November 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.

Open Unified Process
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 824 852 844
Rank change year-on-year +28 -8 -33
Contract jobs citing OpenUP 33 21 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.035% 0.021% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.041% 0.026% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 20 23
England median daily rate £450 £494 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.86% +3.95% +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £296 £376
90th Percentile £603 £525 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -7.69% +2.63% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
England median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK median hourly rate - - £12.50

OpenUP is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 80259 82302 85123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.62% 84.16% 81.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 54003 54838 56099
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1880 2151 2525
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.49 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.89 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.58% +6.17% +18.42%

OpenUP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing OpenUP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for OpenUP in England

OpenUP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OpenUP in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenUP in England

OpenUP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OpenUP in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OpenUP in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenUP in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OpenUP in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenUP within the England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -16 17 £500 - 8
North of England +68 8 £400 +29.03%
North West +28 7 £400 +29.03%
West Midlands +36 3 £450 +100.00% 1
Midlands +28 3 £450 +100.00% 2
South West -3 3 £486 +50.70%
East of England - 2 £485 -
Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
OpenUP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for OpenUP.

1 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (30.30%) CSS
2 10 (30.30%) Node.js
3 8 (24.24%) JSON
3 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.21%) ITIL
4 7 (21.21%) E-Commerce
5 6 (18.18%) Linux
5 6 (18.18%) Service Management
6 5 (15.15%) React
6 5 (15.15%) ITSM
6 5 (15.15%) HTML
6 5 (15.15%) TOGAF
6 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
6 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
6 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (15.15%) CSS3
7 4 (12.12%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (12.12%) TDD
7 4 (12.12%) Publishing
7 4 (12.12%) WildFly
7 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (12.12%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (9.09%) BBC
8 3 (9.09%) Scrum
8 3 (9.09%) Change Management
8 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Office

OpenUP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.12%) WildFly
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.03%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.03%) JBoss
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.03%) GitHub
3 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Big Data
1 2 (6.06%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) GitLab
2 1 (3.03%) Hudson
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) Trac
2 1 (3.03%) webpack
General
1 4 (12.12%) Publishing
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Marketing
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) JavaScript Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Architect
2 5 (15.15%) Developer
2 5 (15.15%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (15.15%) Technical Architect
2 5 (15.15%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 5 (15.15%) TOGAF Architect
3 4 (12.12%) AWS Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Coordinator
5 2 (6.06%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Programme Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Public Sector Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) CSS
1 10 (30.30%) Node.js
2 8 (24.24%) JSON
3 5 (15.15%) CSS3
3 5 (15.15%) HTML
3 5 (15.15%) React
4 2 (6.06%) RESTful
4 2 (6.06%) Web Services
4 2 (6.06%) XML
5 1 (3.03%) Ajax
5 1 (3.03%) Akka
5 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.03%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (3.03%) J2EE
5 1 (3.03%) Kafka
5 1 (3.03%) Middleware
5 1 (3.03%) ModSecurity
5 1 (3.03%) REST
5 1 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (3.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) BBC
3 2 (6.06%) CESG
3 2 (6.06%) User Experience
3 2 (6.06%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.03%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Windows
3 2 (6.06%) Unix
4 1 (3.03%) CentOS
4 1 (3.03%) Solaris
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.21%) E-Commerce
2 7 (21.21%) ITIL
3 6 (18.18%) Service Management
4 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (15.15%) ITSM
4 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
4 5 (15.15%) TOGAF
5 4 (12.12%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (12.12%) TDD
5 4 (12.12%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (9.09%) Change Management
6 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 3 (9.09%) Scrum
7 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Informatics
7 2 (6.06%) Machine Learning
7 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
7 2 (6.06%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.06%) Java
2 2 (6.06%) Scala
3 1 (3.03%) C
3 1 (3.03%) ES6
3 1 (3.03%) Ruby
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.03%) CISSP
3 1 (3.03%) CLAS
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.03%) MCSA
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (6.06%) PMO
3 1 (3.03%) GPG13
3 1 (3.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Kibana
1 1 (3.03%) logstash
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) Red Hat