The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Process
England / South East
Rank 240 255 258
Rank change year-on-year +15 +3  
Contract jobs citing Unified Process 5 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.065% 0.076% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.079% 0.094% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £513 £295 £327
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +73.72% -9.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £295 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £295 £328
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £295 £327
% change year-on-year +73.72% -9.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 6315 7428 7722
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.49% 81.17% 79.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3641 4585 4239
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 265 271
Median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.20% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.75 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.00 £48.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Unified Process
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Unified Process
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unified Process in the South East

Unified Process
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unified Process in the South East

Unified Process
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 23 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
Buckinghamshire - 5 £513 -
Unified Process
England

Unified Process
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for Unified Process.

1 5 (100.00%) RAD
1 5 (100.00%) RUP
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) V-Model
1 5 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 5 (100.00%) SDLC
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 10
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Compatibility Testing
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Service Design
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management

Unified Process
Top Related 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:

Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) RAD
1 5 (100.00%) RUP
1 5 (100.00%) SDLC
1 5 (100.00%) V-Model
1 5 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (80.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Service Design
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared