The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Process
UK
Rank 585 616 602
Rank change year-on-year +31 -14  
Contract jobs citing Unified Process 8 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.053% 0.042%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.021% 0.063% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 8
Median daily rate £475 £550 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.63% +64.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £295 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £620 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £295 £327
% change year-on-year +73.72% -9.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37646 44098 42190
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.11% 82.88% 79.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 24821 28901 26121
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 1111 1212
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £27.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +34.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Unified Process
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Unified Process
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unified Process in the UK

Unified Process
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unified Process over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unified Process in the UK

Unified Process
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unified Process in the UK

Unified Process
Top 7 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 25 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
England +13 8 £475 -13.63% 1
South East +17 5 £513 +73.72%
Milton Keynes - 5 £513 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £513 -
London +29 1 £425 -22.72% 1
Manchester - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

Unified Process
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 with a requirement for Unified Process.

1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) RUP
3 7 (70.00%) Waterfall
4 6 (60.00%) SDLC
4 6 (60.00%) RAD
4 6 (60.00%) V-Model
4 6 (60.00%) Windows
5 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Compatibility Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
6 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (40.00%) Service Design
7 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
8 2 (20.00%) UML
8 2 (20.00%) Scrum
8 2 (20.00%) SOA
8 2 (20.00%) Project Management
8 2 (20.00%) Web Services
8 2 (20.00%) XML
9 1 (10.00%) XSD
9 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
9 1 (10.00%) ERP
9 1 (10.00%) JMS
9 1 (10.00%) C#
9 1 (10.00%) Java
9 1 (10.00%) SQL
9 1 (10.00%) .NET
9 1 (10.00%) J2EE
9 1 (10.00%) Oracle
9 1 (10.00%) SQL Server

Unified Process
Top Related 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 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) iPaaS
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Integration Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Graduate
3 1 (10.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) MuleSoft Architect
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
1 2 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) JMS
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) RUP
3 7 (70.00%) Waterfall
4 6 (60.00%) RAD
4 6 (60.00%) SDLC
4 6 (60.00%) V-Model
5 5 (50.00%) Compatibility Testing
5 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (40.00%) Service Design
7 2 (20.00%) Project Management
7 2 (20.00%) Scrum
7 2 (20.00%) SOA
7 2 (20.00%) UML
8 1 (10.00%) Change Management
8 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
8 1 (10.00%) ERP
8 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
8 1 (10.00%) Open Source
8 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) MuleSoft
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) SAP
1 1 (10.00%) Wonderware