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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 193 188 207
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +19
Contract jobs citing RUP 10 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.27% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 10
Average daily rate
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£525 £350 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -21.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £333 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £406 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £34.25 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+27.73% -
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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
4348 4497 5652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.24% 77.31% 77.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3440 3333 4204
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 40 71
Average hourly rate £21.38 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £36.50 £58.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 15 (60.00%) UML
2 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) Java
4 10 (40.00%) SQL
5 9 (36.00%) Data Modelling
5 9 (36.00%) Finance
5 9 (36.00%) Use Case
6 8 (32.00%) Scrum
7 7 (28.00%) Banking
7 7 (28.00%) Investment Banking
7 7 (28.00%) Front Office
7 7 (28.00%) Back Office
7 7 (28.00%) Fixed Income
7 7 (28.00%) SWIFT
8 6 (24.00%) OO
9 5 (20.00%) RAD
9 5 (20.00%) UNIX
9 5 (20.00%) C
9 5 (20.00%) J2EE
9 5 (20.00%) Oracle
10 4 (16.00%) TDD
10 4 (16.00%) Spring
10 4 (16.00%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
10 4 (16.00%) .NET
10 4 (16.00%) SOAP
10 4 (16.00%) XML
10 4 (16.00%) SOA
11 3 (12.00%) Confluence
11 3 (12.00%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 3 (12.00%) JBoss
1 3 (12.00%) Confluence
2 2 (8.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.00%) SAS
3 1 (4.00%) Mule
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) DB2
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Maven
1 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) JIRA
2 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.00%) Hudson
3 1 (4.00%) Selenium
3 1 (4.00%) Mockito
3 1 (4.00%) Ant
3 1 (4.00%) JUnit
3 1 (4.00%) Rational Rose
3 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Banking
2 7 (28.00%) Investment Banking
2 7 (28.00%) Front Office
2 7 (28.00%) Back Office
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Business Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Architect
4 6 (24.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
5 5 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (16.00%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (16.00%) SOA Architect
6 4 (16.00%) Designer
7 2 (8.00%) SAS Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (4.00%) PMO Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Business Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Test Manager
8 1 (4.00%) Integration Architect
8 1 (4.00%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) J2EE
2 4 (16.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) XML
2 4 (16.00%) SOAP
2 4 (16.00%) Spring
3 3 (12.00%) Middleware
3 3 (12.00%) Java EE
3 3 (12.00%) JSON
3 3 (12.00%) Servlets
3 3 (12.00%) Web Services
4 2 (8.00%) Spring Integration
4 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (8.00%) Apache Camel
4 2 (8.00%) Spring XD
4 2 (8.00%) JSP
4 2 (8.00%) HTML
4 2 (8.00%) XSD
4 2 (8.00%) XSL
4 2 (8.00%) J2SE
4 2 (8.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Fixed Income
1 7 (28.00%) SWIFT
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Economics
3 2 (8.00%) Derivative
3 2 (8.00%) Life Science
4 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) UML
2 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (36.00%) Use Case
3 9 (36.00%) Data Modelling
4 8 (32.00%) Scrum
5 6 (24.00%) OO
6 5 (20.00%) RAD
7 4 (16.00%) SOA
7 4 (16.00%) TDD
7 4 (16.00%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
8 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
8 3 (12.00%) SDLC
8 3 (12.00%) Migration
8 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
8 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (12.00%) Project Management
9 2 (8.00%) MVC
9 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) Java
2 10 (40.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) C
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.00%) XPath
5 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) ISEB
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.00%) hybris
3 1 (4.00%) Sybase
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe
3 1 (4.00%) BT