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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 441 367 326
Rank change year-on-year
-74 -41
Contract jobs citing RUP 134 202 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.41% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.56% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 84 116
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£411 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.23% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £329 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £413 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.96% +13.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Average hourly rate £34.25 £59.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.94% +40.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.65 £34.25 £38.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.85 £60.00 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £34.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -19.41%
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
38146 35947 38014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.57% 73.71% 71.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24140 22555 22504
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1087 990 1367
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 1 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 1 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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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 -52 78 £455 +5.50% 21
East of England -20 14 £400 -15.78%
South East -17 11 £340 -24.50% 4
Yorkshire -6 8 £320 -5.88% 1
South West - 7 £363 - 1
West Midlands -18 6 £385 -9.41% 4
North West +3 5 - - 3
East Midlands +3 3 £295 -37.89%
North East - - - - 1
RUP
UK

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 119 (43.27%) UML
2 98 (35.64%) Scrum
3 82 (29.82%) Finance
4 66 (24.00%) Java
5 62 (22.55%) OO
5 62 (22.55%) XML
6 58 (21.09%) Project Management
6 58 (21.09%) Use Case
7 53 (19.27%) HTML
8 52 (18.91%) CSS
9 50 (18.18%) SQL
10 44 (16.00%) SOA
11 43 (15.64%) PRINCE2
11 43 (15.64%) Content Management
12 42 (15.27%) Agile Software Development
13 41 (14.91%) .NET
13 41 (14.91%) SQL Server
14 39 (14.18%) JavaScript
14 39 (14.18%) Configuration Management
15 38 (13.82%) Oracle
15 38 (13.82%) Business Analysis
16 36 (13.09%) Data Modelling
17 35 (12.73%) J2EE
17 35 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
18 32 (11.64%) Workflow
18 32 (11.64%) Unified Process
19 31 (11.27%) Web Services
19 31 (11.27%) OOD
19 31 (11.27%) SharePoint
19 31 (11.27%) IBM

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 31 (11.27%) SharePoint
2 29 (10.55%) WebSphere
3 22 (8.00%) CMS
4 18 (6.55%) Apache
5 17 (6.18%) Confluence
6 15 (5.45%) WebLogic
7 13 (4.73%) Adobe CQ
8 12 (4.36%) SharePoint 2010
8 12 (4.36%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (3.27%) Tomcat
9 9 (3.27%) SharePoint Server
9 9 (3.27%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (2.91%) Documentum
10 8 (2.91%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (2.55%) MQSeries
11 7 (2.55%) Escenic
12 6 (2.18%) Apache ServiceMix
13 5 (1.82%) Apache Solr
13 5 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (1.82%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 28 (10.18%) MS Excel
2 24 (8.73%) MS Office
3 19 (6.91%) MS Project
4 18 (6.55%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.82%) InfoPath
6 4 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (1.09%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.27%) LDAP
2 7 (2.55%) Intranet
2 7 (2.55%) Firewall
3 5 (1.82%) Extranet
3 5 (1.82%) Kerberos
4 4 (1.45%) DMZ
5 2 (0.73%) Internet
6 1 (0.36%) SAN
6 1 (0.36%) LAN
6 1 (0.36%) WAN
6 1 (0.36%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.36%) HTTP
6 1 (0.36%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (14.91%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (4.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (4.73%) Relational Database
4 12 (4.36%) Hadoop
4 12 (4.36%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (3.64%) OLAP
5 10 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (3.27%) MySQL
7 8 (2.91%) MS Access
7 8 (2.91%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (2.91%) NoSQL
7 8 (2.91%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.91%) Big Data
7 8 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (2.55%) DB2
9 6 (2.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.82%) Impala
10 5 (1.82%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 21 (7.64%) Ant
1 21 (7.64%) Maven
1 21 (7.64%) JIRA
2 17 (6.18%) Git (software)
3 16 (5.82%) Jenkins
4 15 (5.45%) ClearCase
5 13 (4.73%) Rational Rose
6 11 (4.00%) Subversion
7 10 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (3.64%) NUnit
8 9 (3.27%) ClearQuest
8 9 (3.27%) PowerDesigner
9 8 (2.91%) Eclipse
9 8 (2.91%) CppUnit
9 8 (2.91%) GoogleTest
10 4 (1.45%) RequisitePro
10 4 (1.45%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (1.09%) CruiseControl
11 3 (1.09%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.09%) SoapUI
General
1 82 (29.82%) Finance
2 22 (8.00%) Banking
3 16 (5.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 12 (4.36%) Legal
4 12 (4.36%) Publishing
5 10 (3.64%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.91%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.55%) Marketing
8 5 (1.82%) Automotive
9 4 (1.45%) Retail
9 4 (1.45%) Billing
9 4 (1.45%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.09%) German Language
11 2 (0.73%) Back Office
12 1 (0.36%) Law
12 1 (0.36%) Games
12 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 85 (30.91%) Developer
2 82 (29.82%) Analyst
3 60 (21.82%) Business Analyst
4 50 (18.18%) Architect
5 29 (10.55%) Java Developer
6 22 (8.00%) Project Manager
7 18 (6.55%) SharePoint Developer
8 13 (4.73%) Middleware Developer
8 13 (4.73%) Data Architect
9 11 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (3.27%) Consultant
11 9 (3.27%) Integration Architect
11 9 (3.27%) Programme Manager
12 8 (2.91%) Senior Developer
12 8 (2.91%) Enterprise Architect
13 7 (2.55%) .NET Developer
13 7 (2.55%) Java Programmer
13 7 (2.55%) Senior Java Developer
13 7 (2.55%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (22.55%) XML
2 53 (19.27%) HTML
3 52 (18.91%) CSS
4 41 (14.91%) .NET
5 35 (12.73%) J2EE
6 31 (11.27%) Web Services
7 29 (10.55%) SOAP
8 28 (10.18%) Middleware
9 25 (9.09%) HTML5
10 21 (7.64%) JSON
10 21 (7.64%) jQuery
10 21 (7.64%) Ajax
10 21 (7.64%) XSD
11 19 (6.91%) JSP
12 18 (6.55%) Spring
13 17 (6.18%) ActiveMQ
14 16 (5.82%) Struts
15 14 (5.09%) ASP.NET
16 13 (4.73%) Hibernate
16 13 (4.73%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.09%) Computer Science
2 12 (4.36%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.64%) Open Source
4 9 (3.27%) PMI
5 8 (2.91%) Pharmacovigilance
6 7 (2.55%) Derivative
7 5 (1.82%) Web 2.0
8 4 (1.45%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.45%) GIS
8 4 (1.45%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.09%) Video Editing
9 3 (1.09%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.09%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.73%) Equities
10 2 (0.73%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.73%) W3C
10 2 (0.73%) Replication
10 2 (0.73%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.73%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.82%) UNIX
2 22 (8.00%) Linux
3 15 (5.45%) Windows
4 10 (3.64%) Solaris
5 4 (1.45%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.09%) AIX
7 1 (0.36%) HPUX
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.36%) Tru64
7 1 (0.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (43.27%) UML
2 98 (35.64%) Scrum
3 62 (22.55%) OO
4 58 (21.09%) Project Management
4 58 (21.09%) Use Case
5 44 (16.00%) SOA
6 43 (15.64%) PRINCE2
6 43 (15.64%) Content Management
7 42 (15.27%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (14.18%) Configuration Management
9 38 (13.82%) Business Analysis
10 36 (13.09%) Data Modelling
11 35 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
12 32 (11.64%) Workflow
12 32 (11.64%) Unified Process
13 31 (11.27%) OOD
13 31 (11.27%) Waterfall
14 30 (10.91%) DSDM
15 28 (10.18%) TDD
16 27 (9.82%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 66 (24.00%) Java
2 50 (18.18%) SQL
3 39 (14.18%) JavaScript
4 22 (8.00%) C#
5 11 (4.00%) PL/SQL
6 10 (3.64%) C
7 7 (2.55%) Scala
8 6 (2.18%) Perl
9 5 (1.82%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.82%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.45%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.45%) VB
11 3 (1.09%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.73%) VB6
12 2 (0.73%) XPath
12 2 (0.73%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.73%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.73%) C++
13 1 (0.36%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.36%) FQL
Qualifications
1 27 (9.82%) Security Cleared
2 22 (8.00%) Degree
3 18 (6.55%) SC Cleared
4 15 (5.45%) ISEB
5 12 (4.36%) PMI Certification
6 8 (2.91%) IBM WebSphere Certification
7 5 (1.82%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.45%) PMP
9 3 (1.09%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.09%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 3 (1.09%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.09%) IIBA
9 3 (1.09%) APMP
10 2 (0.73%) GISP
10 2 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.73%) CBAP
10 2 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.36%) QA
2 6 (2.18%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.09%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.73%) EMIR
4 2 (0.73%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.73%) SLA
5 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.36%) MiFID
System Software
1 12 (4.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.73%) Samba
2 2 (0.73%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.55%) Puppet
2 4 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.73%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.36%) Control-M
Vendors
1 38 (13.82%) Oracle
2 31 (11.27%) IBM
3 27 (9.82%) Microsoft
4 26 (9.45%) JBoss
5 16 (5.82%) FatWire
5 16 (5.82%) Atlassian
6 9 (3.27%) Adobe
7 6 (2.18%) BEA
7 6 (2.18%) Informatica
8 5 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.82%) Business Objects
9 4 (1.45%) Pega
9 4 (1.45%) webMethods
9 4 (1.45%) SAP
10 3 (1.09%) HP
11 2 (0.73%) Cognos
11 2 (0.73%) Talend
11 2 (0.73%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.36%) ILOG
12 1 (0.36%) Lotus
London
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Rate: £400 - 425 per day all inclusive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
BPXNet
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £300 - 340 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 25 days ago