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 3 months to 29 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.

Open Unified Process
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 572 616 596
Rank change year-on-year +44 -20  
Contract jobs citing OpenUP 5 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.012% 0.020% 0.021%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.014% 0.024% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 6
Median daily rate £500 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 -
% change year-on-year +11.11% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

OpenUP 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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34744 41185 38836
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.25% 82.92% 80.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 23057 27403 24454
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 869 998 1135
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.77% +30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

OpenUP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OpenUP in England

OpenUP
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

OpenUP
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 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +32 3 £500 +26.58% 4
South East +19 2 £525 -
OpenUP
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 19 (73.08%) SDLC
2 16 (61.54%) Target Operating Model
3 13 (50.00%) Process Improvement
4 11 (42.31%) Business Analysis
4 11 (42.31%) BPR
4 11 (42.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (30.77%) Business Process Analysis
6 5 (19.23%) Requirements Management
7 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (15.38%) Business Transformation
7 4 (15.38%) Java
7 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
8 3 (11.54%) SQL
8 3 (11.54%) Web Services
8 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
8 3 (11.54%) JIRA
8 3 (11.54%) REST
9 2 (7.69%) EclipseLink
9 2 (7.69%) Rancher
9 2 (7.69%) Terraform
9 2 (7.69%) Ansible
9 2 (7.69%) Docker
9 2 (7.69%) DevOps
9 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
9 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
9 2 (7.69%) Kubernetes
9 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
9 2 (7.69%) JPA
9 2 (7.69%) EJB 3.0

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 2 (7.69%) Confluence
1 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) NetSuite
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.69%) Maven
2 2 (7.69%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) gulp
3 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.85%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 1 (3.85%) Banking
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
1 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Analyst
2 14 (53.85%) Business Analyst
2 14 (53.85%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Solutions Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
7 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) XML Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Business Solution Architect
8 1 (3.85%) Digital Developer
8 1 (3.85%) ERP Manager
8 1 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (3.85%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Junior QA Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Junior Test Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Python Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Salesforce Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) REST
1 3 (11.54%) Web Services
2 2 (7.69%) EclipseLink
2 2 (7.69%) EJB
2 2 (7.69%) EJB 3.0
2 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
2 2 (7.69%) JMS
2 2 (7.69%) JPA
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle ADF
2 2 (7.69%) SOAP
2 2 (7.69%) Spring
2 2 (7.69%) XML
2 2 (7.69%) XSD
2 2 (7.69%) XSLT
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) Django
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) HTML5
3 1 (3.85%) RxJS
3 1 (3.85%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Fintech
1 1 (3.85%) IPTV
1 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.85%) Over-the-Top Content
1 1 (3.85%) STB
1 1 (3.85%) User Experience
1 1 (3.85%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) SDLC
2 16 (61.54%) Target Operating Model
3 13 (50.00%) Process Improvement
4 11 (42.31%) BPR
4 11 (42.31%) Business Analysis
4 11 (42.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (30.77%) Business Process Analysis
6 5 (19.23%) Requirements Management
7 4 (15.38%) Business Transformation
7 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
9 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (7.69%) DevOps
9 2 (7.69%) Migration
9 2 (7.69%) Scrum
10 1 (3.85%) Coaching
10 1 (3.85%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 1 (3.85%) Front End Development
10 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
10 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) Java
1 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Apex Code
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
4 1 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) SOQL
4 1 (3.85%) SOSL
4 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) MiFID
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Ansible
1 2 (7.69%) Kubernetes
1 2 (7.69%) Puppet
1 2 (7.69%) Rancher
1 2 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com