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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 186 181 163
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -18
Contract jobs citing RUP 13 26 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.42% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.54% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 22
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £311 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £46.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +67.27%
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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
4236 4781 4794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.85% 77.06% 76.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3291 3511 3645
Average daily rate £470 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 45 51
Average hourly rate £27.37 £25.00 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -65.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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
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 April 2015.

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 April 2015, 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 16 (61.54%) Java
2 15 (57.69%) UML
2 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (42.31%) Oracle
4 10 (38.46%) XML
4 10 (38.46%) OO
5 9 (34.62%) Web Services
6 8 (30.77%) SQL
7 7 (26.92%) Scrum
7 7 (26.92%) J2EE
8 6 (23.08%) Java EE
8 6 (23.08%) Waterfall
9 5 (19.23%) Migration
9 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
9 5 (19.23%) Linux
9 5 (19.23%) SOAP
9 5 (19.23%) OOP
9 5 (19.23%) IBM
10 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
10 4 (15.38%) Rational Rose
10 4 (15.38%) RAD
10 4 (15.38%) SSADM
10 4 (15.38%) DSDM
10 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
10 4 (15.38%) Finance
10 4 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
10 4 (15.38%) Middleware
10 4 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (15.38%) WebSphere

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 4 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 3 (11.54%) WebLogic
2 3 (11.54%) JBoss
2 3 (11.54%) SAS
3 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.85%) Apache
4 1 (3.85%) Mule
4 1 (3.85%) Confluence
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Apache Pig
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) InfoPath
2 1 (3.85%) MS Project
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Navigator
1 2 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) DB2
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Hive
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.85%) Big Data
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Rational Rose
1 4 (15.38%) Subversion
2 3 (11.54%) SoapUI
2 3 (11.54%) RequisitePro
3 2 (7.69%) ClearQuest
3 2 (7.69%) ClearCase
3 2 (7.69%) NetBeans
3 2 (7.69%) Ant
3 2 (7.69%) CA Gen
3 2 (7.69%) TortoiseSVN
3 2 (7.69%) Maven
4 1 (3.85%) Selenium
4 1 (3.85%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.85%) Mockito
4 1 (3.85%) Hudson
4 1 (3.85%) JUnit
4 1 (3.85%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.85%) Rational Robot
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Architect
4 6 (23.08%) Business Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Integration Architect
5 3 (11.54%) SAS Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Designer
5 3 (11.54%) SOA Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Business Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) XML
2 9 (34.62%) Web Services
3 7 (26.92%) J2EE
4 6 (23.08%) Java EE
5 5 (19.23%) SOAP
6 4 (15.38%) Middleware
6 4 (15.38%) Spring
6 4 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
7 3 (11.54%) J2SE
7 3 (11.54%) XSLT
7 3 (11.54%) HTML
7 3 (11.54%) .NET
7 3 (11.54%) JSP
7 3 (11.54%) Servlets
8 2 (7.69%) JDBC
8 2 (7.69%) EJB
8 2 (7.69%) Swing
8 2 (7.69%) Struts
8 2 (7.69%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.69%) Fixed Income
3 2 (7.69%) Derivative
3 2 (7.69%) Pharmacovigilance
3 2 (7.69%) iPad
4 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) UNIX
3 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) UML
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) OO
3 7 (26.92%) Scrum
4 6 (23.08%) Waterfall
5 5 (19.23%) OOP
5 5 (19.23%) Migration
6 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 4 (15.38%) RAD
6 4 (15.38%) SSADM
6 4 (15.38%) DSDM
6 4 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (15.38%) Problem Management
6 4 (15.38%) Use Case
7 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
7 3 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (11.54%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
4 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
5 3 (11.54%) Perl
6 2 (7.69%) XPath
7 1 (3.85%) Groovy
7 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.85%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO 9001
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) IBM
3 3 (11.54%) BEA
3 3 (11.54%) webMethods
3 3 (11.54%) Pega
3 3 (11.54%) Business Objects
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.69%) Apple
5 1 (3.85%) Sybase
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) Adobe
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) hybris
5 1 (3.85%) BT