Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 months to 18 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.

Unified Process
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 821 859 847
Rank change year-on-year +38 -12 -44
Contract jobs citing Unified Process 10 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.011% 0.014% 0.017%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.013% 0.017% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 13
England median daily rate £525 £500 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +37.14%
10th Percentile £418 £473 £413
90th Percentile £710 £655 £505
UK median daily rate £368 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -26.50% +5.26% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - £40.00

Unified Process 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 79501 82625 86049
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.69% 84.18% 81.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 53476 55123 56736
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1856 2135 2506
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.38 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

Unified Process
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Unified Process in England

Unified Process
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unified Process in England

Unified Process
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unified Process in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unified Process in England

Unified Process
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unified Process in England

Unified Process
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 Unified Process within the England region over the 6 months to 18 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
Midlands +22 3 £350 -29.29%
London -9 3 £650 +5.05%
South West - 3 £525 -
West Midlands +33 2 £350 -29.29%
East Midlands +5 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North of England - 1 - -
Unified Process
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unified Process 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 Unified Process.

1 7 (70.00%) PRINCE2
1 7 (70.00%) RUP
2 6 (60.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) Use Case
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) UML
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) PMI Certification
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) Extreme Programming
4 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (30.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (30.00%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (30.00%) Line Management
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Adaptive Web Design
5 2 (20.00%) Feature Driven Development
5 2 (20.00%) Change Control
5 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office

Unified Process
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:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (10.00%) Open Workbench
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Commodities Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Mortgage Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) PMO Lead
4 1 (10.00%) PMO Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Principal Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) PRINCE2
1 7 (70.00%) RUP
2 6 (60.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) Use Case
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) UML
4 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) Extreme Programming
4 3 (30.00%) Line Management
4 3 (30.00%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (30.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Adaptive Web Design
5 2 (20.00%) Change Control
5 2 (20.00%) Feature Driven Development
5 2 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (20.00%) PMP
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) P3O
1 1 (10.00%) PMO
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (10.00%) Planview
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow