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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 167 178 196
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +18
Contract jobs citing RUP 8 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.21% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 7
Median daily rate £425 £525 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +43.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £389 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £585 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.61% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £43.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
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
3012 3900 4644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.58% 84.23% 80.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2403 3110 3488
Median daily rate £475 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 36 52
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.25 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

RUP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing RUP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RUP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

RUP Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RUP 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 City of London region with a requirement for RUP.

1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
3 5 (62.50%) SDLC
4 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (50.00%) DSDM
5 3 (37.50%) OO
5 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (37.50%) C#
5 3 (37.50%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) .NET
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (37.50%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
6 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (25.00%) Spring
6 2 (25.00%) Maven
6 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (25.00%) Java EE
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) SOAP
6 2 (25.00%) Web Services
6 2 (25.00%) Ant
6 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (25.00%) ETL

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (12.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (25.00%) MOLAP
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Ant
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) ClearQuest
2 1 (12.50%) NetBeans
2 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence Lead
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Hybris Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (25.00%) Java EE
2 2 (25.00%) SOAP
2 2 (25.00%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
3 1 (12.50%) JAXB
3 1 (12.50%) JSP
3 1 (12.50%) OSGi
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) Struts
3 1 (12.50%) Swing
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
3 5 (62.50%) SDLC
4 4 (50.00%) DSDM
4 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (37.50%) OO
5 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
6 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (25.00%) ETL
6 2 (25.00%) UML
7 1 (12.50%) Change Management
7 1 (12.50%) MVC
7 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 1 (12.50%) Project Management
7 1 (12.50%) RAD
7 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 1 (12.50%) TDD
7 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
7 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) ATG
2 1 (12.50%) hybris