The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 25 April 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
England / London
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 410 439 418
Rank change year-on-year +29 -21  
Contract jobs citing Unified Process 2 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.010% 0.009% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.012% 0.010% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £420 £625 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.80% +83.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £605 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £645 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £413 £325
% change year-on-year +24.24% +26.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 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 17284 19689 18551
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.56% 85.23% 81.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12419 14321 12955
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 181 267
Median hourly rate £31.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.18% +10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.52 £30.35
% change year-on-year -1.42% +20.32%  

Unified Process
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Unified Process
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unified Process in London

Unified Process
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unified Process in London

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 London region with a requirement for Unified Process.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) RAD
1 2 (100.00%) RUP
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Compatibility Testing
1 2 (100.00%) V-Model
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (100.00%) Service Design

Unified Process
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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Test Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Compatibility Testing
1 2 (100.00%) RAD
1 2 (100.00%) RUP
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Service Design
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) V-Model
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall