The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 22 June 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 / South East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 262
Contract jobs citing OpenUP 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - - 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £501 £500 -
% change year-on-year +0.10% -  
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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6447 7396 7617
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 82.98% 81.98% 80.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3769 4529 4403
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 233 274 265
Median hourly rate £31.00 £30.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.81% +18.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

OpenUP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

OpenUP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenUP in the South East

OpenUP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OpenUP in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 South East region with a requirement for OpenUP.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) EJB
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSD
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle ADF
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) JPA
1 2 (100.00%) EJB 3.0
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Confluence
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Process Improvement

OpenUP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (100.00%) Confluence
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic Workshop
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (100.00%) XML Developer
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) EclipseLink
1 2 (100.00%) EJB
1 2 (100.00%) EJB 3.0
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) JPA
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle ADF
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSD
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle