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 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Process
UK / England
Rank 558 590 583
Rank change year-on-year +32 -7  
Contract jobs citing Unified Process 8 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.019% 0.051% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.023% 0.061% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 7
Median daily rate £475 £550 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.63% +61.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £295 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £620 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £295 £327
% change year-on-year +73.72% -9.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
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 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 34518 40706 39240
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.29% 82.96% 79.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 22895 27022 24711
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 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 862 1004 1154
Median hourly rate £36.50 £37.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.35% +34.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £48.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Unified Process
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 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
South East +10 5 £513 +73.72%
London +28 1 £425 -22.72% 1
North West - 1 - -
Unified Process
UK

Unified Process
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) RUP
3 7 (77.78%) Waterfall
4 6 (66.67%) V-Model
4 6 (66.67%) RAD
4 6 (66.67%) SDLC
4 6 (66.67%) Windows
5 5 (55.56%) Windows 10
5 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (55.56%) Compatibility Testing
6 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
6 4 (44.44%) Service Design
7 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 2 (22.22%) UML
8 2 (22.22%) Project Management
8 2 (22.22%) Scrum
8 2 (22.22%) Web Services
8 2 (22.22%) XML
9 1 (11.11%) XSD
9 1 (11.11%) JMS
9 1 (11.11%) SOA
9 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
9 1 (11.11%) Middleware
9 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
9 1 (11.11%) C#
9 1 (11.11%) Java
9 1 (11.11%) SQL
9 1 (11.11%) .NET
9 1 (11.11%) J2EE

Unified Process
Top Related 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 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Architect
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
1 2 (22.22%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) JMS
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) RUP
3 7 (77.78%) Waterfall
4 6 (66.67%) RAD
4 6 (66.67%) SDLC
4 6 (66.67%) V-Model
5 5 (55.56%) Compatibility Testing
5 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (44.44%) Service Design
7 2 (22.22%) Project Management
7 2 (22.22%) Scrum
7 2 (22.22%) UML
8 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
8 1 (11.11%) Change Management
8 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
8 1 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 1 (11.11%) Data Management
8 1 (11.11%) Document Management
8 1 (11.11%) SOA
8 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) SAP
1 1 (11.11%) Wonderware