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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 110 125 107
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -18
Contract jobs citing RUP 12 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.47% 0.22% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.31% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 9
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£475 £353 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.75% -19.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £355 £410
% change year-on-year
+19.88% -13.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £35.35 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.68 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-40.27% +7.64%
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
1913 1594 1618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.44% 70.22% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1181 881 887
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 156 131
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 2015. 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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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 - 5 - -
Norfolk - 4 £475 - 1
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
RUP
England

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 22 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) Scrum
3 13 (54.17%) Web Services
4 11 (45.83%) Java
4 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
4 11 (45.83%) SQL
5 10 (41.67%) CSS
5 10 (41.67%) J2EE
5 10 (41.67%) XML
5 10 (41.67%) HTML
6 9 (37.50%) Content Management
6 9 (37.50%) Use Case
6 9 (37.50%) Windows
6 9 (37.50%) SOAP
7 8 (33.33%) Ant
7 8 (33.33%) Solaris
7 8 (33.33%) Linux
7 8 (33.33%) UNIX
7 8 (33.33%) XHTML
7 8 (33.33%) IBM
7 8 (33.33%) Eclipse
7 8 (33.33%) Marketing
7 8 (33.33%) WebSphere
7 8 (33.33%) JAX-WS
7 8 (33.33%) HTML5
7 8 (33.33%) JAX-RS
7 8 (33.33%) User Stories
7 8 (33.33%) Ajax
7 8 (33.33%) TopLink
7 8 (33.33%) Validation

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 8 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (4.17%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (4.17%) Liferay
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) OLAP
2 1 (4.17%) QlikView
2 1 (4.17%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Ant
1 8 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 5 (20.83%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.17%) MSTest
3 1 (4.17%) NUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Maven
General
1 8 (33.33%) Marketing
2 6 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.17%) Publishing
4 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 8 (33.33%) Architect
4 5 (20.83%) Solutions Designer
4 5 (20.83%) Designer
4 5 (20.83%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
7 2 (8.33%) Systems Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Applications Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Technical Project Manager
8 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Technical Manager
8 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
8 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) Web Services
2 10 (41.67%) CSS
2 10 (41.67%) J2EE
2 10 (41.67%) XML
2 10 (41.67%) HTML
3 9 (37.50%) SOAP
4 8 (33.33%) XHTML
4 8 (33.33%) JAX-WS
4 8 (33.33%) HTML5
4 8 (33.33%) JAX-RS
4 8 (33.33%) Ajax
4 8 (33.33%) TopLink
5 1 (4.17%) XML Schema
5 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.17%) XSLT
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.17%) .NET
5 1 (4.17%) Struts
5 1 (4.17%) JSP
5 1 (4.17%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Open Source
2 3 (12.50%) PMI
3 2 (8.33%) User Experience
4 1 (4.17%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Solaris
2 8 (33.33%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) Scrum
3 9 (37.50%) Content Management
3 9 (37.50%) Use Case
4 8 (33.33%) User Stories
4 8 (33.33%) Validation
4 8 (33.33%) TDD
5 7 (29.17%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (25.00%) SOA
6 6 (25.00%) OO
7 5 (20.83%) RAD
7 5 (20.83%) DSDM
7 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (20.83%) B2C
7 5 (20.83%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 5 (20.83%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (16.67%) TOGAF
9 3 (12.50%) Six Sigma
9 3 (12.50%) Project Management
9 3 (12.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) Java
1 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 3 (12.50%) APMP
3 1 (4.17%) CTC Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe
2 1 (4.17%) FatWire
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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