The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 405 437 398
Rank change year-on-year +32 -39  
Contract jobs citing OpenUP 3 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.015% 0.009% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.018% 0.010% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Median daily rate £500 £395 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.58% -28.18%  
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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16653 19113 17455
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.13% 85.16% 82.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 11983 13825 12271
Median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 195 244
Median hourly rate £31.92 £22.12 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.33% +10.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.19 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenUP in London

OpenUP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OpenUP in London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OpenUP in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OpenUP in London

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 London region with a requirement for OpenUP.

1 17 (73.91%) SDLC
2 16 (69.57%) Target Operating Model
3 11 (47.83%) Business Analysis
3 11 (47.83%) Process Improvement
3 11 (47.83%) BPR
3 11 (47.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (34.78%) Business Process Analysis
5 5 (21.74%) Requirements Management
6 4 (17.39%) Business Transformation
7 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
8 2 (8.70%) Java
8 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
8 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
8 2 (8.70%) Migration
8 2 (8.70%) Rancher
8 2 (8.70%) Terraform
8 2 (8.70%) Kubernetes
8 2 (8.70%) Puppet
8 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
8 2 (8.70%) Ansible
8 2 (8.70%) Docker
8 2 (8.70%) DevOps
9 1 (4.35%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (4.35%) User Experience
9 1 (4.35%) SOQL
9 1 (4.35%) SOSL
9 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
9 1 (4.35%) Data Transformation

OpenUP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) gulp
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.35%) Banking
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Analyst
2 14 (60.87%) Business Analyst
2 14 (60.87%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Solutions Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Business Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Junior QA Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Process Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Python Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Python Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
1 1 (4.35%) Django
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) HTML5
1 1 (4.35%) React
1 1 (4.35%) REST
1 1 (4.35%) RxJS
1 1 (4.35%) Visualforce
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Fintech
1 1 (4.35%) IPTV
1 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.35%) Over-the-Top Content
1 1 (4.35%) STB
1 1 (4.35%) User Experience
1 1 (4.35%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) SDLC
2 16 (69.57%) Target Operating Model
3 11 (47.83%) BPR
3 11 (47.83%) Business Analysis
3 11 (47.83%) Process Improvement
3 11 (47.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (34.78%) Business Process Analysis
5 5 (21.74%) Requirements Management
6 4 (17.39%) Business Transformation
7 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
8 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (8.70%) DevOps
8 2 (8.70%) Migration
9 1 (4.35%) Change Management
9 1 (4.35%) Data Transformation
9 1 (4.35%) ETL
9 1 (4.35%) Front End Development
9 1 (4.35%) OO
9 1 (4.35%) Regression Testing
9 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Java
1 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) Apex Code
2 1 (4.35%) PHP
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) SOQL
2 1 (4.35%) SOSL
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) MiFID
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Ansible
1 2 (8.70%) Kubernetes
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
1 2 (8.70%) Rancher
1 2 (8.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com