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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 127 121 111
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing RUP 9 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.32% 0.21% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.30% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 10
Average daily rate
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£425 £360 £439
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -17.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £359 £438
% change year-on-year
+11.07% -17.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £34.22
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £34.22
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +16.90%
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
2126 1672 1815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.71% 69.46% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1356 912 999
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 163 171
Average hourly rate £24.00 £33.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% +3.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
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 24 December 2014. 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
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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
Norfolk +6 1 - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
RUP
England

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (73.91%) Scrum
3 15 (65.22%) Java
3 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
4 14 (60.87%) SQL
4 14 (60.87%) HTML
4 14 (60.87%) J2EE
4 14 (60.87%) CSS
4 14 (60.87%) XML
5 13 (56.52%) Web Services
5 13 (56.52%) Content Management
6 12 (52.17%) Windows
7 11 (47.83%) Linux
7 11 (47.83%) XHTML
7 11 (47.83%) Ant
7 11 (47.83%) UNIX
7 11 (47.83%) IBM
7 11 (47.83%) Ajax
7 11 (47.83%) WebSphere
7 11 (47.83%) HTML5
8 10 (43.48%) Validation
8 10 (43.48%) OO
8 10 (43.48%) Solaris
8 10 (43.48%) User Stories
9 9 (39.13%) Use Case
10 8 (34.78%) Digital Marketing
10 8 (34.78%) Marketing
10 8 (34.78%) TDD
10 8 (34.78%) SOAP
10 8 (34.78%) Eclipse

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 11 (47.83%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.70%) Liferay
2 2 (8.70%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (8.70%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (8.70%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) CMS
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) JasperReports
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) OLAP
3 1 (4.35%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Ant
2 8 (34.78%) Eclipse
3 5 (21.74%) SoapUI
4 2 (8.70%) Maven
5 1 (4.35%) MSTest
5 1 (4.35%) NUnit
General
1 8 (34.78%) Marketing
2 5 (21.74%) Legal
3 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Automotive
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Developer
2 13 (56.52%) Java Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) CMS Developer
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) HTML
1 14 (60.87%) J2EE
1 14 (60.87%) CSS
1 14 (60.87%) XML
2 13 (56.52%) Web Services
3 11 (47.83%) Ajax
3 11 (47.83%) XHTML
3 11 (47.83%) HTML5
4 8 (34.78%) SOAP
5 7 (30.43%) TopLink
5 7 (30.43%) JAX-RS
5 7 (30.43%) JAX-WS
6 6 (26.09%) JSP
7 2 (8.70%) Struts
7 2 (8.70%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (8.70%) Spring
7 2 (8.70%) JSF
7 2 (8.70%) DHTML
7 2 (8.70%) XML Schema
7 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) PMI
2 2 (8.70%) GIS
2 2 (8.70%) Web 2.0
2 2 (8.70%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Linux
2 11 (47.83%) UNIX
3 10 (43.48%) Solaris
4 1 (4.35%) Android
4 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (73.91%) Scrum
3 13 (56.52%) Content Management
4 10 (43.48%) OO
4 10 (43.48%) Validation
4 10 (43.48%) User Stories
5 9 (39.13%) Use Case
6 8 (34.78%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (34.78%) TDD
7 7 (30.43%) SOA
8 6 (26.09%) B2C
9 5 (21.74%) RAD
10 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
10 3 (13.04%) UML
10 3 (13.04%) Six Sigma
10 3 (13.04%) Project Management
10 3 (13.04%) Change Management
10 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
10 3 (13.04%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) Java
1 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
2 14 (60.87%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.35%) FQL
3 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) PMI Certification
1 3 (13.04%) APMP
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) IBM
2 7 (30.43%) FatWire
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) Adobe
5 1 (4.35%) Vignette
5 1 (4.35%) Facebook
5 1 (4.35%) Twitter