Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 19 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 207 -
Rank change year-on-year +26 - -
Contract jobs citing Unified Process 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.042% 0.081% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.051% 0.098% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £495 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.29% - -
England median daily rate £525 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +37.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3948 5128 3925
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.96% 83.07% 79.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2518 3069 2256
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.99%
10th Percentile £245 £250 £235
90th Percentile £550 £550 £531
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 136 175
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £17.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.85% -11.25% -
10th Percentile £11.70 £10.75 £11.10
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.50 £43.27
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%

Unified Process
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Unified Process as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Unified Process in the West Midlands

Unified Process
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unified Process in the West Midlands

Unified Process
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 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
Birmingham - 2 £350 -
Unified Process
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Unified Process.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) RUP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) PMP
1 2 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Feature Driven Development
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (100.00%) Adaptive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

Unified Process
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Adaptive Web Design
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 2 (100.00%) Feature Driven Development
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (100.00%) RUP
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (100.00%) PMP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft