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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
London / City of London
Rank 144 149 183
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +34
Contract jobs citing RUP 5 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.062% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.072% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 10
Median daily rate £525 £450 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +10.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-12.77% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +111.11%

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
2475 2782 4250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.85% 86.91% 82.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1965 2201 3312
Median daily rate £500 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 31
Median hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017, 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 9 (90.00%) Scrum
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) TDD
3 5 (50.00%) UML
4 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (30.00%) BDD
5 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (30.00%) RAD
5 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (20.00%) SOAP
6 2 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) Web Services
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) J2EE
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) OO
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) DSDM
6 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
6 2 (20.00%) BPMN
6 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System

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 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (20.00%) NServiceBus
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) NAS
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (10.00%) Ant
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Hybris Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Java Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Java Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum Master
4 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) J2EE
1 2 (20.00%) JSTL
1 2 (20.00%) REST
1 2 (20.00%) SOAP
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) Java EE
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (10.00%) OSGi
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) Struts
2 1 (10.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Solaris
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) Scrum
2 5 (50.00%) TDD
2 5 (50.00%) UML
3 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (30.00%) BDD
4 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (30.00%) RAD
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) DSDM
5 2 (20.00%) Fund Management
5 2 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (10.00%) Control-M
1 1 (10.00%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) hybris
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) ATG
2 1 (10.00%) Axway
2 1 (10.00%) BEA
2 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Nokia
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec
2 1 (10.00%) VMware