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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 576 607 604
Rank change year-on-year +31 -3  
Contract jobs citing OpenUP 12 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.028% 0.026% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.033% 0.032% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 8
Median daily rate £515 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.42% -13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £392 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £621 £500 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £501 £500 -
% change year-on-year +0.10% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £10.50
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 36435 41257 41286
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.75% 83.48% 80.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 23948 27689 26938
Median daily rate £450 £445 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +7.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 949 962 1153
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.25 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.26% +0.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.70 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 +8 8 £515 +17.71% 3
West Midlands +16 2 £483 -
South West +5 1 £486 +50.69%
East of England - 1 £585 - 1
OpenUP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 5 (29.41%) Java
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
1 5 (29.41%) Service Management
1 5 (29.41%) TOGAF
1 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (23.53%) JIRA
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (23.53%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (23.53%) WildFly
2 4 (23.53%) ITSM
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
3 3 (17.65%) Web Services
3 3 (17.65%) Unix
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
3 3 (17.65%) Process Improvement
3 3 (17.65%) REST
3 3 (17.65%) Confluence
3 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (17.65%) SDLC
4 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (11.76%) JPA
4 2 (11.76%) 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 4 (23.53%) WildFly
2 3 (17.65%) Confluence
2 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.88%) JBoss
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Force.com
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (5.88%) KDB
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Maven
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) Toad
3 1 (5.88%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Architect
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
1 5 (29.41%) Solutions Architect
1 5 (29.41%) Technical Architect
1 5 (29.41%) Technical Solutions Architect
1 5 (29.41%) TOGAF Architect
2 4 (23.53%) AWS Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) XML Developer
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) J2EE Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Java Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) REST
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) EclipseLink
2 2 (11.76%) EJB
2 2 (11.76%) EJB 3.0
2 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
2 2 (11.76%) JMS
2 2 (11.76%) JPA
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle ADF
2 2 (11.76%) SOAP
2 2 (11.76%) Spring
2 2 (11.76%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) XSD
2 2 (11.76%) XSLT
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.88%) D3.js
3 1 (5.88%) Django
3 1 (5.88%) React
3 1 (5.88%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Fintech
2 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
1 5 (29.41%) Service Management
1 5 (29.41%) TOGAF
2 4 (23.53%) ITSM
2 4 (23.53%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (17.65%) Process Improvement
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
3 3 (17.65%) SDLC
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.76%) SOA
4 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Coaching
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Logistics
5 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) Apex Code
5 1 (5.88%) C
5 1 (5.88%) Perl
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) SOQL
5 1 (5.88%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.88%) EMIR
2 1 (5.88%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com