The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 25 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
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 573 639 614
Rank change year-on-year +66 -25  
Contract jobs citing OpenUP 14 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.025% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.036% 0.029% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 8
Median daily rate £515 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.42% -13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £392 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £500 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £501 £500 -
% change year-on-year +0.10% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £10.50
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39103 44215 45229
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.33% 80.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25496 29340 29026
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1041 1070 1262
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £48.70 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

OpenUP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

OpenUP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenUP in the UK

OpenUP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OpenUP over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OpenUP in the UK

OpenUP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OpenUP in the UK

OpenUP
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenUP within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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
England +46 12 £515 +8.42% 8
London +9 8 £515 +17.71% 3
West Midlands +25 2 £483 -
South West +2 1 £486 +50.69%
Essex - 1 £585 -
City of London - 1 £625 - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £585 -
Telford - 1 £515 -
Street - 1 £486 -
Somerset - 1 £486 -
Shropshire - 1 £515 -
East of England - 1 £585 - 1

For the 6 months to 25 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 with a requirement for OpenUP.

1 9 (42.86%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) Linux
3 6 (28.57%) Web Services
3 6 (28.57%) Unix
3 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) Oracle
3 6 (28.57%) WebLogic
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (23.81%) TOGAF
4 5 (23.81%) Service Management
4 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (23.81%) PL/SQL
4 5 (23.81%) ITIL
4 5 (23.81%) REST
4 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
5 4 (19.05%) WildFly
5 4 (19.05%) EclipseLink
5 4 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (19.05%) XML
5 4 (19.05%) ITSM
5 4 (19.05%) Hibernate
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum
5 4 (19.05%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (19.05%) Spring
5 4 (19.05%) JIRA

OpenUP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 4 (19.05%) WildFly
3 3 (14.29%) Confluence
3 3 (14.29%) JBoss
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Force.com
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) HTTP
2 2 (9.52%) LDAP
3 1 (4.76%) SSL
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.52%) MariaDB
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.76%) KDB
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 4 (19.05%) JIRA
3 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 3 (14.29%) Subversion
4 2 (9.52%) JUnit
4 2 (9.52%) Maven
4 2 (9.52%) Mockito
5 1 (4.76%) Selenium
5 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.76%) Toad
5 1 (4.76%) WebLogic Workshop
5 1 (4.76%) XDoclet
General
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Architect
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (23.81%) AWS Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Technical Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 5 (23.81%) TOGAF Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Java Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Java Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
6 2 (9.52%) WebLogic Developer
6 2 (9.52%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) Web Services
2 5 (23.81%) REST
3 4 (19.05%) EclipseLink
3 4 (19.05%) Hibernate
3 4 (19.05%) JPA
3 4 (19.05%) Spring
3 4 (19.05%) XML
4 3 (14.29%) EJB
5 2 (9.52%) CSS
5 2 (9.52%) EJB 3.0
5 2 (9.52%) HTML
5 2 (9.52%) JAAS
5 2 (9.52%) JAXB
5 2 (9.52%) JAX-RPC
5 2 (9.52%) JMS
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle ADF
5 2 (9.52%) SOAP
5 2 (9.52%) Struts
5 2 (9.52%) XSD
5 2 (9.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Fintech
2 1 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) Unix
3 3 (14.29%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Solaris
4 1 (4.76%) Windows
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
2 5 (23.81%) Service Management
2 5 (23.81%) TOGAF
3 4 (19.05%) ITSM
3 4 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Scrum
3 4 (19.05%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
4 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 3 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (14.29%) DevOps
4 3 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 3 (14.29%) SDLC
4 3 (14.29%) SOA
4 3 (14.29%) TDD
4 3 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 5 (23.81%) PL/SQL
5 2 (9.52%) Python
6 1 (4.76%) Apex Code
6 1 (4.76%) C
6 1 (4.76%) Groovy
6 1 (4.76%) Perl
6 1 (4.76%) PHP
6 1 (4.76%) SOQL
6 1 (4.76%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.76%) EMIR
2 1 (4.76%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Ansible
1 1 (4.76%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
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