Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for OpenUP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OpenUP over the 6 months to 20 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.

Open Unified Process
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 222 242
Rank change year-on-year +27 +20 -
Contract jobs citing OpenUP 7 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.12% 0.015% 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.018% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 6
North West median daily rate £400 £310 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -31.11% -
10th Percentile £375 £305 £425
90th Percentile £465 £315 £475
England median daily rate £450 £488 £463
% change year-on-year -7.69% +5.41% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £12.50

OpenUP 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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4629 5692 6965
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.32% 83.89% 81.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2952 3672 4228
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £587 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 166 283
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +69.56%
10th Percentile £11.56 £12.13 £12.38
90th Percentile £52.93 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

OpenUP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing OpenUP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for OpenUP in the North West

OpenUP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenUP in the North West

OpenUP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenUP within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 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
Manchester - 7 £400 -
OpenUP
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 North West region with a requirement for OpenUP.

1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) JSON
1 6 (85.71%) Node.js
2 5 (71.43%) CSS3
2 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) SMS
4 1 (14.29%) BBC
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
4 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (14.29%) GPG13

OpenUP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) GitLab
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Node.js Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) JSON
1 6 (85.71%) Node.js
2 5 (71.43%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) GPG13
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Kibana
1 1 (14.29%) logstash