The table below looks at the statistics for RUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 532 454 481
Rank change year-on-year
-78 +27
Contract jobs citing RUP 78 165 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.33% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.40% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 71 77
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £331 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £422 £398
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £35.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +66.66%
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
37877 41238 40628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.85% 81.42% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 25375 27145 26819
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 995 1232 1154
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.90 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.14% +23.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.80 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

RUP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing RUP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RUP within the England region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -34 31 £500 +5.26% 2
West Midlands -37 18 £338 -15.62%
South West +19 11 £650 +48.99%
South East 0 6 £400 -5.88% 1
North West +5 5 £375 - 8
East Midlands - 4 - - 1
East of England +4 2 - -
RUP
UK

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RUP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for RUP.

1 134 (68.72%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (50.26%) Waterfall
3 65 (33.33%) Scrum
4 61 (31.28%) Oracle
5 60 (30.77%) Java
6 47 (24.10%) SQL
6 47 (24.10%) UML
6 47 (24.10%) OO
7 37 (18.97%) J2EE
7 37 (18.97%) Data Modelling
8 31 (15.90%) Business Intelligence
9 29 (14.87%) SDLC
10 27 (13.85%) Spring
10 27 (13.85%) WebLogic
10 27 (13.85%) Unix
10 27 (13.85%) Process Improvement
11 26 (13.33%) Business Analysis
12 25 (12.82%) Pega
12 25 (12.82%) E-Commerce
12 25 (12.82%) Web Services
13 24 (12.31%) Test Strategy
13 24 (12.31%) Software Architecture
14 23 (11.79%) Maven
14 23 (11.79%) Project Planning
14 23 (11.79%) PL/SQL
14 23 (11.79%) DSDM
14 23 (11.79%) ClearQuest
14 23 (11.79%) Finance
15 22 (11.28%) Oracle OWB
15 22 (11.28%) webMethods

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (13.85%) WebLogic
2 16 (8.21%) Tomcat
3 15 (7.69%) JBoss
4 14 (7.18%) Confluence
5 13 (6.67%) WebSphere
6 9 (4.62%) GlassFish
7 6 (3.08%) CMS
7 6 (3.08%) Documentum
7 6 (3.08%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (1.03%) Jetty
9 2 (1.03%) SAP Portal
10 1 (0.51%) Apache
10 1 (0.51%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.51%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.51%) nginx
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (4.62%) MS Office
2 8 (4.10%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.59%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.59%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (3.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (1.03%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 2 (1.03%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.03%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.54%) Bluemix
2 3 (1.54%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.03%) GitHub
3 2 (1.03%) PaaS
4 1 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.51%) iPaaS
4 1 (0.51%) Office 365
4 1 (0.51%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.51%) SaaS
4 1 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.62%) VoIP
2 4 (2.05%) Broadband
2 4 (2.05%) Internet
3 1 (0.51%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.51%) DHCP
3 1 (0.51%) DNS
3 1 (0.51%) Firewall
3 1 (0.51%) LAN
3 1 (0.51%) NAS
3 1 (0.51%) SAN
3 1 (0.51%) Skype
3 1 (0.51%) WAN
3 1 (0.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.28%) Oracle OWB
2 14 (7.18%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 12 (6.15%) SQL Server
5 10 (5.13%) Oracle Database
5 10 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (5.13%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.59%) Big Data
6 7 (3.59%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (3.08%) MySQL
8 5 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (2.05%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 4 (2.05%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (2.05%) Data Lake
9 4 (2.05%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (2.05%) Oracle9i Database
9 4 (2.05%) SAP Data Services
9 4 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (11.79%) ClearQuest
1 23 (11.79%) Maven
2 20 (10.26%) JIRA
3 16 (8.21%) ClearCase
4 15 (7.69%) CA Gen
5 14 (7.18%) Git (software)
6 12 (6.15%) Ant
7 7 (3.59%) Subversion
8 6 (3.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (3.08%) PowerDesigner
9 5 (2.56%) Rational DOORS
9 5 (2.56%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.05%) Jenkins
10 4 (2.05%) JUnit
10 4 (2.05%) Selenium
10 4 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (1.54%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.54%) Eclipse
12 2 (1.03%) NeoLoad
12 2 (1.03%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 23 (11.79%) Finance
2 18 (9.23%) Retail
3 9 (4.62%) Marketing
4 6 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.05%) Back Office
6 3 (1.54%) Banking
7 2 (1.03%) Front Office
8 1 (0.51%) Automotive
8 1 (0.51%) Games
8 1 (0.51%) Military
8 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.51%) Publishing
8 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (31.28%) Architect
2 57 (29.23%) Developer
3 32 (16.41%) Analyst
4 30 (15.38%) Business Analyst
5 21 (10.77%) Solutions Architect
6 20 (10.26%) Software Architect
7 14 (7.18%) Java Developer
8 10 (5.13%) Data Architect
8 10 (5.13%) Senior Developer
9 9 (4.62%) Java Architect
9 9 (4.62%) Senior Architect
9 9 (4.62%) Technical Architect
10 8 (4.10%) Designer
10 8 (4.10%) Java Software Architect
11 7 (3.59%) Java Technical Architect
12 6 (3.08%) .NET Developer
12 6 (3.08%) Documentum Developer
12 6 (3.08%) Head of Delivery
12 6 (3.08%) Project Manager
12 6 (3.08%) Supply Chain Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (18.97%) J2EE
2 27 (13.85%) Spring
3 25 (12.82%) Web Services
4 19 (9.74%) SOAP
5 16 (8.21%) XML
6 14 (7.18%) .NET
6 14 (7.18%) CSS
7 13 (6.67%) REST
8 12 (6.15%) HTML
9 10 (5.13%) JSP
9 10 (5.13%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (5.13%) Spring Boot
10 9 (4.62%) JSTL
11 8 (4.10%) Struts
12 7 (3.59%) ASP.NET
12 7 (3.59%) Java EE
12 7 (3.59%) jQuery
13 6 (3.08%) JDBC
13 6 (3.08%) WCF
14 5 (2.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.59%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.08%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.05%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (2.05%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.54%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.03%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.03%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.51%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.51%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.51%) Derivative
8 1 (0.51%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.51%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (0.51%) Statistics
8 1 (0.51%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (13.85%) Unix
2 14 (7.18%) Linux
3 11 (5.64%) Windows
4 4 (2.05%) Solaris
5 2 (1.03%) VME
6 1 (0.51%) Android
6 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (68.72%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (50.26%) Waterfall
3 65 (33.33%) Scrum
4 47 (24.10%) OO
4 47 (24.10%) UML
5 37 (18.97%) Data Modelling
6 31 (15.90%) Business Intelligence
7 29 (14.87%) SDLC
8 27 (13.85%) Process Improvement
9 26 (13.33%) Business Analysis
10 25 (12.82%) E-Commerce
11 24 (12.31%) Software Architecture
11 24 (12.31%) Test Strategy
12 23 (11.79%) DSDM
12 23 (11.79%) Project Planning
13 21 (10.77%) Open Source
13 21 (10.77%) PRINCE2
13 21 (10.77%) RAD
14 20 (10.26%) TOGAF
15 19 (9.74%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 60 (30.77%) Java
2 47 (24.10%) SQL
3 23 (11.79%) PL/SQL
4 21 (10.77%) Shell Script
5 14 (7.18%) Perl
6 11 (5.64%) C#
7 8 (4.10%) T-SQL
8 7 (3.59%) COBOL
9 6 (3.08%) C
9 6 (3.08%) Python
10 5 (2.56%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.03%) ABAP
11 2 (1.03%) AspectJ
11 2 (1.03%) Scala
12 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.51%) Clojure
12 1 (0.51%) Go
12 1 (0.51%) Groovy
12 1 (0.51%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (11.28%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.15%) Degree
4 6 (3.08%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.08%) ISEB
5 2 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.03%) PMP
5 2 (1.03%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.13%) Data Quality
2 9 (4.62%) QA
3 8 (4.10%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.54%) Docker
3 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.51%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (8.72%) Puppet
2 8 (4.10%) Ansible
3 3 (1.54%) CA Service Virtualization
3 3 (1.54%) Grafana
3 3 (1.54%) Graphite
4 2 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.51%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.51%) Control-M
5 1 (0.51%) Kibana
5 1 (0.51%) logstash
5 1 (0.51%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.51%) Nagios
5 1 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.51%) Salt
5 1 (0.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 61 (31.28%) Oracle
2 25 (12.82%) Pega
3 22 (11.28%) webMethods
4 18 (9.23%) Informatica
5 14 (7.18%) BEA
5 14 (7.18%) Microsoft
6 12 (6.15%) IBM
6 12 (6.15%) WSO2
7 10 (5.13%) hybris
8 8 (4.10%) SAP
9 7 (3.59%) ATG
9 7 (3.59%) TIBCO
9 7 (3.59%) VMware
10 3 (1.54%) Adobe
10 3 (1.54%) CA
10 3 (1.54%) HP
10 3 (1.54%) MuleSoft
11 2 (1.03%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.03%) Guidewire
11 2 (1.03%) ICL