The table below looks at the statistics for RUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 150 177 176
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -1
Contract jobs citing RUP 2 13 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.064% 0.26% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.076% 0.32% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 24
Average daily rate £450 £408 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% -9.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £417 £347
% change year-on-year
+7.86% +20.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £22.50 £37.68
% change year-on-year
+111.11% -40.27%
RUP
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2632 4072 4650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 83.90% 80.89% 79.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2087 3166 3367
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 38 50
Average hourly rate £24.00 £22.25 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.86% -18.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.60 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

RUP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RUP across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

RUP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

RUP
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RUP across the City of London region.

RUP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

RUP
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RUP across the City of London region.

RUP Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing RUP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RUP.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) MVVM
3 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Use Case
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
3 2 (33.33%) Kanban
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) PMP
3 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing RUP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RUP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
1 1 (16.67%) JMeter
1 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
1 1 (16.67%) RequisitePro
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business IT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Finance Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) Ajax
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Kanban
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) MVVM
3 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 2 (33.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 2 (33.33%) PMP
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) HP