The table below looks at the statistics for RUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 437 430 413
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Contract jobs citing RUP 144 150 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.33% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.42% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 83 82
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £326 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £417 £347
% change year-on-year
+7.86% +20.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £37.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £22.50 £37.68
% change year-on-year
+111.11% -40.27%
RUP
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38364 35865 34140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.30% 77.81% 77.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 25447 23262 21094
Average daily rate £425 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 964 1067
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

RUP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

RUP Jobs Demand Trend in England

RUP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

RUP Daily Rate Trend in England

RUP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RUP across the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

RUP Daily Rate Histogram in England

RUP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

RUP Hourly Rate Trend in England

RUP
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 5 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
West Midlands +22 52 £500 +5.26%
London -40 42 £463 +8.82% 3
East of England +3 16 £470 -1.05%
South East -16 15 £370 -12.29% 4
North West -11 11 £325 -21.21% 4
Yorkshire -12 5 £320 -9.85% 5
Midlands - 2 £588 -
South West +2 1 £400 -5.88% 2
RUP
UK

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 169 (57.48%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (51.02%) Waterfall
3 139 (47.28%) SQL
4 121 (41.16%) Unix
5 114 (38.78%) Oracle
6 104 (35.37%) Java
7 102 (34.69%) Shell Script
8 93 (31.63%) Pega
9 87 (29.59%) Scrum
10 76 (25.85%) OO
11 75 (25.51%) J2EE
11 75 (25.51%) WebLogic
12 73 (24.83%) Informatica
13 65 (22.11%) Data Modelling
14 62 (21.09%) PL/SQL
14 62 (21.09%) UML
15 56 (19.05%) SDLC
16 55 (18.71%) Test Strategy
16 55 (18.71%) Perl
16 55 (18.71%) ClearCase
16 55 (18.71%) BEA
17 50 (17.01%) Configuration Management
18 47 (15.99%) Finance
18 47 (15.99%) webMethods
19 42 (14.29%) Oracle OWB
20 41 (13.95%) ClearQuest
21 40 (13.61%) Business Intelligence
21 40 (13.61%) Project Planning
22 38 (12.93%) BusinessObjects
23 34 (11.56%) DSDM

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 75 (25.51%) WebLogic
2 21 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 19 (6.46%) Documentum
4 17 (5.78%) Tomcat
5 15 (5.10%) JBoss
6 13 (4.42%) Confluence
7 12 (4.08%) CloudStack
7 12 (4.08%) OpenStack
8 9 (3.06%) Oracle Workflow
9 8 (2.72%) AquaLogic
9 8 (2.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (2.04%) WebSphere
11 5 (1.70%) CMS
12 4 (1.36%) Captiva
13 3 (1.02%) Apache
13 3 (1.02%) GlassFish
13 3 (1.02%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.68%) SAS
15 1 (0.34%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 29 (9.86%) MS Office
2 15 (5.10%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.70%) MS Project
4 4 (1.36%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.34%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (2.72%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.68%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.68%) IaaS
2 2 (0.68%) SaaS
3 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.78%) Internet
2 6 (2.04%) HTTP
3 4 (1.36%) Firewall
4 3 (1.02%) iSCSI
4 3 (1.02%) NAS
4 3 (1.02%) SAN
4 3 (1.02%) SMTP
5 1 (0.34%) Extranet
5 1 (0.34%) Intranet
5 1 (0.34%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (14.29%) Oracle OWB
2 38 (12.93%) BusinessObjects
3 25 (8.50%) SQL Server
4 20 (6.80%) Relational Database
5 18 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (4.42%) Oracle Database
7 11 (3.74%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (3.40%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (2.38%) MS Access
10 6 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (1.70%) MySQL
11 5 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (1.36%) Big Data
12 4 (1.36%) SQLite
13 3 (1.02%) DB2
13 3 (1.02%) IBM InfoSphere
14 2 (0.68%) Oracle8/8i Database
14 2 (0.68%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 55 (18.71%) ClearCase
2 41 (13.95%) ClearQuest
3 34 (11.56%) CA Gen
4 27 (9.18%) Maven
5 25 (8.50%) Subversion
6 24 (8.16%) JIRA
7 20 (6.80%) Git (software)
7 20 (6.80%) Jenkins
8 16 (5.44%) Ant
9 10 (3.40%) Sonatype Nexus
10 8 (2.72%) JIRA Agile
11 7 (2.38%) Eclipse
12 5 (1.70%) LoadRunner
13 4 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (1.36%) HP UFT
13 4 (1.36%) JMeter
13 4 (1.36%) Rational Rose
14 3 (1.02%) PowerDesigner
15 2 (0.68%) ERwin
15 2 (0.68%) RequisitePro
General
1 47 (15.99%) Finance
2 17 (5.78%) Banking
3 5 (1.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (1.70%) Retail
3 5 (1.70%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.36%) Games
5 3 (1.02%) Legal
5 3 (1.02%) Publishing
6 2 (0.68%) Automotive
6 2 (0.68%) French Language
6 2 (0.68%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.68%) Local Government
6 2 (0.68%) Marketing
7 1 (0.34%) German Language
7 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (29.25%) Architect
2 83 (28.23%) Developer
3 56 (19.05%) Analyst
4 37 (12.59%) Business Analyst
5 32 (10.88%) Solutions Architect
6 28 (9.52%) Software Architect
7 19 (6.46%) Java Developer
8 17 (5.78%) Technical Architect
9 16 (5.44%) DevOps Engineer
9 16 (5.44%) Lead Developer
10 14 (4.76%) Requirements Manager
11 10 (3.40%) Designer
11 10 (3.40%) Software Manager
11 10 (3.40%) Solutions Designer
12 9 (3.06%) Configuration Manager
12 9 (3.06%) Documentum Developer
12 9 (3.06%) Oracle Architect
12 9 (3.06%) Software Configuration Manager
13 8 (2.72%) Technical Solutions Architect
14 7 (2.38%) Requirements Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (25.51%) J2EE
2 31 (10.54%) Web Services
3 30 (10.20%) XML
4 20 (6.80%) .NET
5 19 (6.46%) Java EE
6 17 (5.78%) Spring
7 14 (4.76%) REST
7 14 (4.76%) SOAP
8 13 (4.42%) Middleware
9 12 (4.08%) Hibernate
10 11 (3.74%) JMS
11 10 (3.40%) HTML
12 9 (3.06%) JSP
12 9 (3.06%) Oracle Fusion
13 8 (2.72%) Ajax
13 8 (2.72%) Dojo
13 8 (2.72%) jQuery
13 8 (2.72%) JSF
14 7 (2.38%) EJB
14 7 (2.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (1.70%) Computer Science
3 4 (1.36%) Credit Risk
3 4 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.02%) Clustering
4 3 (1.02%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.02%) Market Risk
4 3 (1.02%) PMI
5 2 (0.68%) Derivative
5 2 (0.68%) Mainframe
5 2 (0.68%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.68%) Pharmacovigilance
6 1 (0.34%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.34%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.34%) Ergonomics
6 1 (0.34%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.34%) RIA
6 1 (0.34%) SCADA
6 1 (0.34%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.34%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 121 (41.16%) Unix
2 33 (11.22%) Linux
3 23 (7.82%) Windows
4 19 (6.46%) Solaris
5 8 (2.72%) AIX
6 2 (0.68%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (57.48%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (51.02%) Waterfall
3 87 (29.59%) Scrum
4 76 (25.85%) OO
5 65 (22.11%) Data Modelling
6 62 (21.09%) UML
7 56 (19.05%) SDLC
8 55 (18.71%) Test Strategy
9 50 (17.01%) Configuration Management
10 40 (13.61%) Business Intelligence
10 40 (13.61%) Project Planning
11 34 (11.56%) DSDM
12 32 (10.88%) Process Improvement
13 31 (10.54%) SOA
14 30 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (10.20%) RAD
15 29 (9.86%) Data Analysis
16 28 (9.52%) Software Architecture
17 27 (9.18%) TOGAF
18 25 (8.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 139 (47.28%) SQL
2 104 (35.37%) Java
3 102 (34.69%) Shell Script
4 62 (21.09%) PL/SQL
5 55 (18.71%) Perl
6 20 (6.80%) Bash Shell
7 18 (6.12%) Python
7 18 (6.12%) Ruby
8 17 (5.78%) JavaScript
9 6 (2.04%) C#
10 5 (1.70%) C
11 4 (1.36%) Jython
11 4 (1.36%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.02%) ABAP
13 2 (0.68%) ANSI C
13 2 (0.68%) AWK
13 2 (0.68%) C++
13 2 (0.68%) Korn
13 2 (0.68%) sed
13 2 (0.68%) XPath
Qualifications
1 26 (8.84%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.42%) Degree
3 11 (3.74%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 9 (3.06%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.72%) DV Cleared
5 8 (2.72%) ISEB
5 8 (2.72%) PMI Certification
6 6 (2.04%) PMP
7 5 (1.70%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.36%) OCPJP
8 4 (1.36%) OCPJWCD
9 3 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.34%) MCTS
11 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.42%) SLA
2 9 (3.06%) QA
3 4 (1.36%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.68%) COBIT
4 2 (0.68%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (4.08%) vSphere
1 12 (4.08%) Xen
1 12 (4.08%) XenServer
2 3 (1.02%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.34%) Docker
3 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 21 (7.14%) Puppet
2 19 (6.46%) Tivoli
3 18 (6.12%) Cobbler
3 18 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.02%) OpenView
4 3 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.34%) logstash
Vendors
1 114 (38.78%) Oracle
2 93 (31.63%) Pega
3 73 (24.83%) Informatica
4 55 (18.71%) BEA
5 47 (15.99%) webMethods
6 17 (5.78%) HP
7 16 (5.44%) Microsoft
8 13 (4.42%) EnterpriseDB
8 13 (4.42%) IBM
9 10 (3.40%) CollabNet
10 8 (2.72%) SAP
11 5 (1.70%) Citrix
12 4 (1.36%) Sybase
13 3 (1.02%) Atlassian
13 3 (1.02%) Cognos
13 3 (1.02%) Netezza
13 3 (1.02%) StorageTek
13 3 (1.02%) Sun
13 3 (1.02%) TIBCO
13 3 (1.02%) VMware
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