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 24 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.

Unified Process
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 593 628 629
Rank change year-on-year +35 +1  
Contract jobs citing Unified Process 8 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.030% 0.030%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.020% 0.036% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 8
Median daily rate £650 £491 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.31% +15.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £319 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £673 £650 £542
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +27.27% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 39081 44816 45249
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.35% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 25486 29721 28985
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 1082 1268
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 £49.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 24 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Process.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unified Process in the UK

Unified Process
Top 4 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 24 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 +44 8 £650 +32.31% 3
London +16 5 £650 +2.97%
South West - 3 £525 -
Bristol - 2 £525 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) RUP
3 10 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (56.25%) Project Management
5 8 (50.00%) Waterfall
6 7 (43.75%) V-Model
6 7 (43.75%) SDLC
6 7 (43.75%) Use Case
6 7 (43.75%) RAD
6 7 (43.75%) Finance
6 7 (43.75%) Windows
7 6 (37.50%) Compatibility Testing
7 6 (37.50%) Windows 10
8 5 (31.25%) Line Management
8 5 (31.25%) Service Design
8 5 (31.25%) Programme Delivery
8 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
8 5 (31.25%) SQL
8 5 (31.25%) Change Management
9 4 (25.00%) Back Office
9 4 (25.00%) Workflow
9 4 (25.00%) UML
9 4 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
9 4 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
9 4 (25.00%) Change Control
9 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
9 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 4 (25.00%) Project Planning
10 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared

Unified Process
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Back Office
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) General Ledger
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Business Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Test Manager
3 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Commodities Business Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Applications Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Digital Business Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Mortgage Business Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Graduate
6 1 (6.25%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Principal Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) RUP
3 10 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (56.25%) Project Management
5 8 (50.00%) Waterfall
6 7 (43.75%) RAD
6 7 (43.75%) SDLC
6 7 (43.75%) Use Case
6 7 (43.75%) V-Model
7 6 (37.50%) Compatibility Testing
8 5 (31.25%) Change Management
8 5 (31.25%) Line Management
8 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
8 5 (31.25%) Programme Delivery
8 5 (31.25%) Service Design
9 4 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
9 4 (25.00%) Project Planning
9 4 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
9 4 (25.00%) UML
9 4 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (6.25%) Wonderware