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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 447 389 339
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -50
Contract jobs citing RUP 134 174 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.36% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.48% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 75 123
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£418 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £317 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £520 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £50.50 £29.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.74% +70.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £25.70
% change year-on-year
-8.53% +59.53%
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
38990 35877 38861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.32% 74.50% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24756 22624 22935
Average daily rate £415 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.10% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1094 994 1445
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.45 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 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
London -16 88 £445 +4.70% 19
East of England -20 14 £413 -8.33%
Yorkshire -2 9 £350 +2.94% 6
North West +1 6 - - 1
South East -17 6 £380 -15.55% 2
West Midlands -17 5 £425 - 1
South West - 4 £388 - 3
East Midlands +5 3 £295 -37.89%
North East - - - - 1
RUP
UK

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

1 160 (59.70%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (42.91%) UML
3 107 (39.93%) Scrum
4 83 (30.97%) Finance
5 71 (26.49%) XML
6 70 (26.12%) Java
7 63 (23.51%) OO
8 61 (22.76%) Use Case
9 59 (22.01%) SQL
10 58 (21.64%) Project Management
11 56 (20.90%) HTML
12 55 (20.52%) CSS
13 43 (16.04%) PRINCE2
13 43 (16.04%) .NET
13 43 (16.04%) Content Management
14 42 (15.67%) SQL Server
15 41 (15.30%) DSDM
15 41 (15.30%) SOA
16 39 (14.55%) JavaScript
17 38 (14.18%) Oracle
18 37 (13.81%) Configuration Management
19 36 (13.43%) Business Analysis
20 35 (13.06%) SOAP
21 34 (12.69%) Web Services
21 34 (12.69%) J2EE
21 34 (12.69%) IBM
22 33 (12.31%) TDD
23 32 (11.94%) WebSphere
24 31 (11.57%) Stakeholder Management
24 31 (11.57%) Data Modelling

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 32 (11.94%) WebSphere
2 29 (10.82%) SharePoint
3 22 (8.21%) CMS
4 20 (7.46%) Apache
5 18 (6.72%) Confluence
6 15 (5.60%) WebLogic
7 12 (4.48%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (4.48%) SharePoint 2010
8 11 (4.10%) Adobe CQ
9 10 (3.73%) Tomcat
10 9 (3.36%) SharePoint Server
11 8 (2.99%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (2.99%) Documentum
11 8 (2.99%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (2.61%) MQSeries
12 7 (2.61%) Escenic
13 6 (2.24%) Apache ServiceMix
14 5 (1.87%) Apache Solr
14 5 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
14 5 (1.87%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 27 (10.07%) MS Excel
2 25 (9.33%) MS Office
3 20 (7.46%) MS Project
4 17 (6.34%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.87%) InfoPath
6 3 (1.12%) Final Cut Pro
7 2 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.37%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.36%) LDAP
2 6 (2.24%) Intranet
2 6 (2.24%) Firewall
3 5 (1.87%) Extranet
3 5 (1.87%) Kerberos
4 4 (1.49%) DMZ
5 2 (0.75%) Internet
6 1 (0.37%) SAN
6 1 (0.37%) LAN
6 1 (0.37%) WAN
6 1 (0.37%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.37%) HTTP
6 1 (0.37%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (15.67%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (5.97%) Relational Database
4 15 (5.60%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (5.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (4.48%) Hadoop
6 11 (4.10%) OLAP
6 11 (4.10%) MySQL
7 10 (3.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (3.36%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.99%) Big Data
9 8 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (2.99%) MS Access
9 8 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (2.61%) DB2
11 6 (2.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (2.24%) NoSQL
12 5 (1.87%) CouchDB
12 5 (1.87%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 22 (8.21%) Maven
1 22 (8.21%) JIRA
2 20 (7.46%) Jenkins
2 20 (7.46%) Ant
3 18 (6.72%) Git (software)
4 11 (4.10%) ClearCase
5 10 (3.73%) Rational Rose
5 10 (3.73%) Eclipse
6 9 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (3.36%) Subversion
7 8 (2.99%) NUnit
8 7 (2.61%) ClearQuest
9 6 (2.24%) SoapUI
9 6 (2.24%) CppUnit
9 6 (2.24%) GoogleTest
10 4 (1.49%) RequisitePro
11 3 (1.12%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.75%) JUnit
General
1 83 (30.97%) Finance
2 21 (7.84%) Banking
3 14 (5.22%) Legal
4 11 (4.10%) Publishing
4 11 (4.10%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (3.36%) Marketing
6 8 (2.99%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.99%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.49%) Automotive
7 4 (1.49%) Retail
7 4 (1.49%) Billing
7 4 (1.49%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.12%) German Language
8 3 (1.12%) Back Office
9 1 (0.37%) Law
9 1 (0.37%) Games
9 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 90 (33.58%) Developer
2 85 (31.72%) Analyst
3 59 (22.01%) Business Analyst
4 45 (16.79%) Architect
5 30 (11.19%) Java Developer
6 24 (8.96%) Project Manager
7 17 (6.34%) SharePoint Developer
8 15 (5.60%) Middleware Developer
9 12 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (4.10%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (3.36%) Senior Developer
11 9 (3.36%) Integration Architect
11 9 (3.36%) Programme Manager
12 8 (2.99%) Enterprise Architect
13 7 (2.61%) Java Programmer
13 7 (2.61%) Senior Java Developer
13 7 (2.61%) Developer Analyst
13 7 (2.61%) .NET Developer
13 7 (2.61%) Data Architect
13 7 (2.61%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (26.49%) XML
2 56 (20.90%) HTML
3 55 (20.52%) CSS
4 43 (16.04%) .NET
5 35 (13.06%) SOAP
6 34 (12.69%) J2EE
6 34 (12.69%) Web Services
7 27 (10.07%) Middleware
8 26 (9.70%) HTML5
9 24 (8.96%) Ajax
10 23 (8.58%) XSD
10 23 (8.58%) JSON
11 21 (7.84%) jQuery
12 19 (7.09%) ActiveMQ
13 17 (6.34%) JSP
13 17 (6.34%) Spring
14 16 (5.97%) Struts
15 15 (5.60%) OSGi
15 15 (5.60%) Apache Camel
16 14 (5.22%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.10%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.73%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.61%) PMI
5 6 (2.24%) Pharmacovigilance
6 5 (1.87%) Derivative
6 5 (1.87%) User Experience
6 5 (1.87%) Open Source
6 5 (1.87%) Web 2.0
7 4 (1.49%) GIS
7 4 (1.49%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.49%) Video Editing
7 4 (1.49%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.12%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.75%) Blog
9 2 (0.75%) iPad
9 2 (0.75%) iPhone
9 2 (0.75%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.75%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 27 (10.07%) UNIX
2 26 (9.70%) Linux
3 18 (6.72%) Windows
4 13 (4.85%) Solaris
5 4 (1.49%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.37%) Tru64
6 1 (0.37%) Android
6 1 (0.37%) AIX
6 1 (0.37%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (59.70%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (42.91%) UML
3 107 (39.93%) Scrum
4 63 (23.51%) OO
5 61 (22.76%) Use Case
6 58 (21.64%) Project Management
7 43 (16.04%) PRINCE2
7 43 (16.04%) Content Management
8 41 (15.30%) DSDM
8 41 (15.30%) SOA
9 37 (13.81%) Configuration Management
10 36 (13.43%) Business Analysis
11 33 (12.31%) TDD
12 31 (11.57%) Stakeholder Management
12 31 (11.57%) Data Modelling
12 31 (11.57%) OOD
13 29 (10.82%) Validation
13 29 (10.82%) Unified Process
13 29 (10.82%) Waterfall
14 28 (10.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 70 (26.12%) Java
2 59 (22.01%) SQL
3 39 (14.55%) JavaScript
4 25 (9.33%) C#
5 12 (4.48%) PL/SQL
6 8 (2.99%) C
7 7 (2.61%) VB.NET
7 7 (2.61%) Scala
8 5 (1.87%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.87%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.87%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.87%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.49%) VB
9 4 (1.49%) Perl
10 3 (1.12%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.12%) Ruby
11 2 (0.75%) XPath
11 2 (0.75%) VB6
11 2 (0.75%) PHP
11 2 (0.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 26 (9.70%) Security Cleared
2 21 (7.84%) Degree
3 17 (6.34%) SC Cleared
4 14 (5.22%) ISEB
5 10 (3.73%) PMI Certification
6 8 (2.99%) IBM WebSphere Certification
7 5 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.87%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (1.49%) PMP
9 3 (1.12%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.12%) APMP
10 2 (0.75%) GISP
10 2 (0.75%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.37%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.37%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.58%) QA
2 7 (2.61%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.49%) SLA
4 3 (1.12%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.37%) EMIR
5 1 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (4.48%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.37%) XenServer
3 1 (0.37%) vSphere
3 1 (0.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (5.97%) Puppet
2 3 (1.12%) Cobbler
2 3 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.12%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.75%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.37%) Control-M
Vendors
1 38 (14.18%) Oracle
2 34 (12.69%) IBM
3 28 (10.45%) JBoss
4 27 (10.07%) Microsoft
5 18 (6.72%) Atlassian
6 16 (5.97%) FatWire
7 8 (2.99%) Business Objects
8 7 (2.61%) Adobe
9 6 (2.24%) BEA
9 6 (2.24%) Informatica
10 5 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.87%) Cognos
11 4 (1.49%) webMethods
11 4 (1.49%) SAP
11 4 (1.49%) Pega
12 3 (1.12%) VMware
13 2 (0.75%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.75%) TIBCO
13 2 (0.75%) HP
13 2 (0.75%) Talend
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Posted: 5 days ago
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