The table below looks at the statistics for RUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 109 116 122
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing RUP 18 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.76% 0.51% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.67% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 3
Average daily rate £460 £438 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.14% +18.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £423 £347
% change year-on-year
+6.27% +22.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £22.50 £37.68
% change year-on-year
+111.11% -40.27%
RUP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1875 1948 1754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 78.68% 76.12% 72.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1138 1189 980
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 140 150
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

RUP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

RUP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

RUP
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RUP across the East of England region.

RUP Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

RUP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RUP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

RUP Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

RUP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RUP across the East of England region.

RUP Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

RUP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RUP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +8 5 £450 -
East Anglia - 5 £470 -
Norfolk -12 3 £513 +7.89%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £550 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £400 -
RUP
England

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) OO
3 12 (48.00%) RAD
3 12 (48.00%) SOA
4 11 (44.00%) Java
5 9 (36.00%) UML
5 9 (36.00%) XML
6 8 (32.00%) J2EE
6 8 (32.00%) SQL
6 8 (32.00%) Web Services
6 8 (32.00%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (24.00%) JSP
7 6 (24.00%) HTML
8 5 (20.00%) CRM
8 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
8 5 (20.00%) Pega
8 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
9 4 (16.00%) SDLC
9 4 (16.00%) REST
9 4 (16.00%) CMS
9 4 (16.00%) EAI
9 4 (16.00%) Unix
9 4 (16.00%) Solaris
9 4 (16.00%) Oracle
9 4 (16.00%) EJB
10 3 (12.00%) Scrum
10 3 (12.00%) User Stories
10 3 (12.00%) Use Case

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (16.00%) CMS
2 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Ant
1 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (8.00%) PVCS
1 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Architect
1 11 (44.00%) Solutions Architect
2 8 (32.00%) Designer
2 8 (32.00%) Solutions Designer
3 6 (24.00%) Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Digital Architect
4 5 (20.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 5 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 5 (20.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) ITIL Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (8.00%) RUP Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) RUP Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) UML Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) UML Business Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) XML
2 8 (32.00%) J2EE
2 8 (32.00%) Web Services
3 6 (24.00%) HTML
3 6 (24.00%) JSP
4 4 (16.00%) EJB
4 4 (16.00%) REST
5 2 (8.00%) .NET
5 2 (8.00%) Ajax
5 2 (8.00%) CSS
5 2 (8.00%) EclipseLink
5 2 (8.00%) HTML5
5 2 (8.00%) JAX-RS
5 2 (8.00%) JAX-WS
5 2 (8.00%) Servlets
5 2 (8.00%) SOAP
5 2 (8.00%) TopLink
5 2 (8.00%) XHTML
5 2 (8.00%) XML Schema
5 2 (8.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Solaris
1 4 (16.00%) Unix
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) VME
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) OO
3 12 (48.00%) RAD
3 12 (48.00%) SOA
4 9 (36.00%) UML
5 8 (32.00%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (20.00%) CRM
6 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 4 (16.00%) EAI
7 4 (16.00%) SDLC
8 3 (12.00%) Content Management
8 3 (12.00%) Scrum
8 3 (12.00%) Use Case
8 3 (12.00%) User Stories
9 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
9 2 (8.00%) ERP
9 2 (8.00%) TDD
9 2 (8.00%) Validation
9 2 (8.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) ANSI C
3 2 (8.00%) C
3 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Pega
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) BEA
3 2 (8.00%) Fujitsu
3 2 (8.00%) IBM
3 2 (8.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (8.00%) webMethods
4 1 (4.00%) Capita
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft