The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Yourdon skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Yourdon over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

Yourdon
UK
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 598 643 638
Rank change year-on-year +45 -5  
Contract jobs citing Yourdon 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.004% 0.005%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.013% 0.004% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £575 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £550 -
% change year-on-year +4.54% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £50.25 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.50% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.25 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year +0.50% -  

Yourdon 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 39463 46272 44542
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.70% 82.83% 79.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 25947 30560 27673
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 £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1013 1075 1305
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.97 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +17.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.83 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year +2.77% +19.20%  

Yourdon
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Yourdon as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Yourdon in the UK

Yourdon
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Yourdon in the UK

Yourdon
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Yourdon in the UK

Yourdon
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Yourdon within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 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 +45 5 £575 +4.54%
Hertfordshire +8 3 - -
East of England -4 3 - -
West Midlands +22 1 £575 +4.54%
Warwickshire +13 1 £575 +4.54%
Warwick +7 1 £575 +4.54%
South West - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Yourdon 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 Yourdon.

1 13 (100.00%) UML
2 10 (76.92%) Ada
2 10 (76.92%) Configuration Management
2 10 (76.92%) MATLAB
2 10 (76.92%) Simulink
2 10 (76.92%) Software Engineering
2 10 (76.92%) Integration Testing
2 10 (76.92%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (76.92%) Rational Rhapsody
2 10 (76.92%) Ada 95
3 3 (23.08%) SSADM
4 2 (15.38%) RUP
4 2 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Rational Rose
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Casewise
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) ArchiMate
5 1 (7.69%) P3O
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Coaching
5 1 (7.69%) Service Design
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development

Yourdon
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 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Rational DOORS
1 10 (76.92%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (15.38%) Rational Rose
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Software Engineer
2 9 (69.23%) Ada Engineer
2 9 (69.23%) Ada Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) UML
2 10 (76.92%) Configuration Management
2 10 (76.92%) Integration Testing
2 10 (76.92%) Software Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) SSADM
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (15.38%) RUP
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) ArchiMate
5 1 (7.69%) Coaching
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Data Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) RAD
5 1 (7.69%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Ada
1 10 (76.92%) Ada 95
1 10 (76.92%) MATLAB
2 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) P3O
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Casewise
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle