Period
to 19 September 2019

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 6 months to 19 September 2019 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
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 836 867 853
Rank change year-on-year +31 -14 +44
Contract jobs citing OpenUP 6 28 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.027% 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.008% 0.031% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 24 31
UK median daily rate £375 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -15.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £214 £115 £353
90th Percentile £500 £649 £599
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £313 £450
% change year-on-year -2.40% -30.56% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 76,881 89,498 85,006
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.53% 86.82% 86.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 50,493 59,081 55,915
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £278
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,290 2,468 2,110
UK median hourly rate £24.36 £20.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.83% -14.58% +4.35%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.17 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +18.75% -15.79% +1.06%

OpenUP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing OpenUP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 19 September 2019.

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 6 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 6 months to 19 September 2019. 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
England +60 6 £375 -11.76% 7
London +38 3 £450 +1.12% 1
UK excluding London +34 3 £305 -2.40% 8
South West -15 2 £353 -17.06% 2
West Midlands +35 1 £150 -21.05%
Midlands +25 1 £150 +25.00%

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing OpenUP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for OpenUP.

1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (33.33%) Advertising
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Facilities Management
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) V-Model
3 1 (16.67%) Azure
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (16.67%) SAP HR
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (16.67%) Azure
2 1 (16.67%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) CRM Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Payroll Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) CRM
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Facilities Management
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) V-Model
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) SAP