The table below looks at the statistics for RUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 20 27 10
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Contract jobs citing RUP 4 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 3.57% 1.45% 11.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.00% 1.73% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 8
Average daily rate
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£550 £575 £216
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +165.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £320 £369
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -13.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.68 -
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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 Docklands, London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
80 173 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 71.43% 83.57% 84.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 124 65
Average daily rate £550 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £54.25 £22.63 £54.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.75% -58.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

RUP
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

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

RUP Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

RUP
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

RUP Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

RUP
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

RUP Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, 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 (85.71%) UML
2 4 (57.14%) Use Case
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 2 (28.57%) MS Project
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 1 (14.29%) SOAP
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) JUnit
5 1 (14.29%) OOD
5 1 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (14.29%) W3C
5 1 (14.29%) RequisitePro
5 1 (14.29%) ClearQuest
5 1 (14.29%) Rational Robot
5 1 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) Back Office
5 1 (14.29%) Finance

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Project
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
1 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (14.29%) RequisitePro
1 1 (14.29%) ClearQuest
1 1 (14.29%) Rational Robot
1 1 (14.29%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
2 1 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Business Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Project Officer
3 1 (14.29%) UML Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) W3C
1 1 (14.29%) Pharmacovigilance
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) UML
2 4 (57.14%) Use Case
3 3 (42.86%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) OOD
5 1 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (14.29%) BPMN
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Decision Table
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) HP