Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 874 872 867
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5 -39
Contract jobs citing Unified Process 22 14 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.013% 0.024%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.025% 0.016% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 22
UK median daily rate £359 £500 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.25% +4.17% +37.14%
10th Percentile £313 £473 £368
90th Percentile £634 £655 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £495 £450
% change year-on-year -29.29% +10.00% +50.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Unified Process 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 87050 88088 93684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.46% 83.89% 81.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 58011 58216 60663
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £635 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2370 2759
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.72 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.15% +5.40% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.37 £11.25 £11.28
90th Percentile £49.93 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year - +1.05% +18.75%

Unified Process
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 10 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
UK excluding London +45 20 £350 -29.29% 1
Wales - 13 £338 -
England -12 9 £525 +5.00% 1
Midlands +27 3 £350 -29.29%
South West - 3 £525 - 1
West Midlands +17 2 £350 -29.29%
London -12 2 £563 -9.09%
East Midlands -2 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 20 (90.91%) RUP
2 19 (86.36%) PRINCE2
3 18 (81.82%) Project Management
4 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
5 14 (63.64%) Microsoft Project
6 13 (59.09%) HP
6 13 (59.09%) Configuration Management
6 13 (59.09%) Software Engineering
6 13 (59.09%) VLAN
6 13 (59.09%) Test Management
6 13 (59.09%) Test Scripting
6 13 (59.09%) HP Quality Center
6 13 (59.09%) Test Automation
6 13 (59.09%) Performance Monitoring
6 13 (59.09%) Defect Management
7 11 (50.00%) SQL
8 9 (40.91%) Oracle
8 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
8 9 (40.91%) ISEB
8 9 (40.91%) Software Testing
8 9 (40.91%) Romanian Language
9 7 (31.82%) SCCM
9 7 (31.82%) SCOM
9 7 (31.82%) vSphere
9 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
9 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
9 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (31.82%) VSAN

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (31.82%) IIS
1 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
1 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (4.55%) Open Workbench
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) VLAN
2 7 (31.82%) VSAN
3 1 (4.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 9 (40.91%) Romanian Language
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Back Office
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) General Ledger
3 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Test Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Business Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Systems Test Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Digital Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Information Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Mortgage Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Network Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) IT Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) PMO Lead
5 1 (4.55%) PMO Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Principal Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
1 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
1 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) RUP
2 19 (86.36%) PRINCE2
3 18 (81.82%) Project Management
4 13 (59.09%) Configuration Management
4 13 (59.09%) Defect Management
4 13 (59.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 13 (59.09%) Software Engineering
4 13 (59.09%) Test Automation
4 13 (59.09%) Test Management
4 13 (59.09%) Test Scripting
5 9 (40.91%) Software Testing
6 7 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (22.73%) UML
7 5 (22.73%) Use Case
8 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (18.18%) Network Management
9 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (13.64%) Extreme Programming
9 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
9 3 (13.64%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) ISEB
2 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
2 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) PMI Certification
4 2 (9.09%) PMP
4 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (4.55%) Degree
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) P3O
1 1 (4.55%) PMO
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
1 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (31.82%) VMware Workstation
1 7 (31.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (59.09%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (31.82%) SCCM
2 7 (31.82%) SCOM
3 6 (27.27%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 13 (59.09%) HP
3 9 (40.91%) Oracle
4 7 (31.82%) VMware
5 6 (27.27%) BMC
6 1 (4.55%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (4.55%) Planview
6 1 (4.55%) SAP
6 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow