The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 132 106 131
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +25
Contract jobs citing RUP 13 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.43% 0.50% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.72% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 6
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£341 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.71% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £312 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
-17.24% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £35.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -21.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £27.50 £32.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £31.90 £40.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £35.11
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -6.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2224 1670 2036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 73.35% 69.79% 67.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1306 881 1010
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 124 231
Average hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
RUP
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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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 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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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
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
RUP
England

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 17 (68.00%) HTML
1 17 (68.00%) Java
1 17 (68.00%) JavaScript
1 17 (68.00%) CSS
1 17 (68.00%) OO
2 16 (64.00%) FatWire
2 16 (64.00%) Scrum
3 14 (56.00%) Content Management
4 11 (44.00%) XML
4 11 (44.00%) SQL
4 11 (44.00%) J2EE
4 11 (44.00%) HTML5
5 10 (40.00%) Ajax
5 10 (40.00%) UNIX
5 10 (40.00%) JSP
5 10 (40.00%) Linux
5 10 (40.00%) XHTML
5 10 (40.00%) SOA
5 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (36.00%) IBM
6 9 (36.00%) Legal
6 9 (36.00%) Validation
6 9 (36.00%) Ant
6 9 (36.00%) WebSphere
7 8 (32.00%) Windows
7 8 (32.00%) RAD
8 7 (28.00%) Solaris
8 7 (28.00%) User Stories
8 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
9 5 (20.00%) Web 2.0

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 9 (36.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (12.00%) CMS
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) Liferay
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (4.00%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Kerberos
2 3 (12.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (4.00%) WebFOCUS
3 1 (4.00%) JasperReports
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Ant
2 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.00%) Maven
General
1 9 (36.00%) Legal
2 5 (20.00%) Automotive
3 3 (12.00%) Marketing
4 2 (8.00%) Finance
5 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Developer
2 13 (52.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (32.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) CMS Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (68.00%) HTML
1 17 (68.00%) CSS
2 11 (44.00%) J2EE
2 11 (44.00%) XML
2 11 (44.00%) HTML5
3 10 (40.00%) Ajax
3 10 (40.00%) XHTML
3 10 (40.00%) JSP
4 4 (16.00%) jBPM
5 3 (12.00%) Web Services
6 2 (8.00%) CSS3
6 2 (8.00%) JSON
6 2 (8.00%) RESTful
7 1 (4.00%) Struts2
7 1 (4.00%) WebCenter
7 1 (4.00%) DHTML
7 1 (4.00%) Struts
7 1 (4.00%) XML Schema
7 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
7 1 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Web 2.0
2 2 (8.00%) Social Media
3 1 (4.00%) Open Source
3 1 (4.00%) GIS
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) UNIX
1 10 (40.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) Windows
3 7 (28.00%) Solaris
4 1 (4.00%) Android
4 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) OO
2 16 (64.00%) Scrum
3 14 (56.00%) Content Management
4 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (40.00%) SOA
5 9 (36.00%) Validation
6 8 (32.00%) RAD
7 7 (28.00%) User Stories
8 5 (20.00%) SEO
9 4 (16.00%) Web Development
9 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
10 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
11 2 (8.00%) UML
11 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (8.00%) B2C
12 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
12 1 (4.00%) Project Management
12 1 (4.00%) Workflow
12 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) Java
1 17 (68.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) FQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) FatWire
2 9 (36.00%) IBM
3 4 (16.00%) JBoss
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle
4 3 (12.00%) Facebook
4 3 (12.00%) Twitter
5 2 (8.00%) Adobe
6 1 (4.00%) Business Objects
6 1 (4.00%) Vignette
6 1 (4.00%) Teradata