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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 525 503 486
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -17
Contract jobs citing RUP 110 126 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.30% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 63 61
Median daily rate £468 £431 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.40% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £400 £329
% change year-on-year
+10.62% +21.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £34.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.75 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +27.73%
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
41809 42609 40117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.03% 80.40% 78.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27858 28200 25340
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1000 1145 1121
Median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £22.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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
West Midlands -15 37 £430 +7.50% 1
London -43 25 £483 -3.50% 7
South East +10 23 £404 -3.80% 5
East of England +17 7 £470 +1.62%
East Midlands - 6 £463 - 6
North West +9 5 £363 -48.21% 4
South West +11 4 £350 - 3
Yorkshire -8 2 £415 +20.72% 3
North East - 1 - - 1
RUP
UK

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 138 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (51.47%) Waterfall
3 75 (36.76%) Java
4 64 (31.37%) SQL
5 61 (29.90%) Oracle
6 47 (23.04%) Scrum
7 45 (22.06%) UML
8 42 (20.59%) Project Planning
9 41 (20.10%) ClearQuest
9 41 (20.10%) Spring
10 39 (19.12%) Oracle OWB
10 39 (19.12%) Linux
11 38 (18.63%) Software Architecture
11 38 (18.63%) Git (software)
12 36 (17.65%) Data Modelling
12 36 (17.65%) Maven
13 35 (17.16%) OO
14 34 (16.67%) ClearCase
14 34 (16.67%) JIRA
15 33 (16.18%) Business Intelligence
16 32 (15.69%) Pega
16 32 (15.69%) SDLC
17 30 (14.71%) Unix
18 29 (14.22%) J2EE
19 27 (13.24%) Finance
19 27 (13.24%) MongoDB
20 25 (12.25%) Puppet
20 25 (12.25%) Test Strategy
20 25 (12.25%) WSO2
20 25 (12.25%) Shell Script

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 20 (9.80%) Confluence
2 18 (8.82%) WebLogic
3 15 (7.35%) WebSphere
4 12 (5.88%) Tomcat
5 8 (3.92%) Cloud Foundry
5 8 (3.92%) JBoss
6 4 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.47%) GlassFish
7 3 (1.47%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.98%) Apache
8 2 (0.98%) CloudStack
8 2 (0.98%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.49%) CMS
9 1 (0.49%) Documentum
9 1 (0.49%) Jetty
9 1 (0.49%) nginx
9 1 (0.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (4.90%) MS Visio
2 8 (3.92%) MS Office
3 6 (2.94%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.98%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.96%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (1.96%) Oracle Retail
1 4 (1.96%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 2 (0.98%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.49%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.92%) Bluemix
1 8 (3.92%) IBM Cloud
2 4 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.47%) SaaS
4 2 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.98%) IaaS
4 2 (0.98%) PaaS
5 1 (0.49%) Office 365
5 1 (0.49%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.96%) Broadband
1 4 (1.96%) Internet
2 2 (0.98%) Firewall
2 2 (0.98%) VoIP
3 1 (0.49%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (19.12%) Oracle OWB
2 27 (13.24%) MongoDB
3 15 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (5.39%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (5.39%) Oracle Database
4 11 (5.39%) SQL Server
5 10 (4.90%) MySQL
6 9 (4.41%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (4.41%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.94%) Big Data
7 6 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.45%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.96%) Data Lake
9 4 (1.96%) Neo4j
9 4 (1.96%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 3 (1.47%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 41 (20.10%) ClearQuest
2 38 (18.63%) Git (software)
3 36 (17.65%) Maven
4 34 (16.67%) ClearCase
4 34 (16.67%) JIRA
5 17 (8.33%) Subversion
6 16 (7.84%) Ant
7 10 (4.90%) Eclipse
8 7 (3.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (3.43%) JUnit
9 6 (2.94%) Rational Rose
9 6 (2.94%) Selenium
9 6 (2.94%) SoapUI
10 5 (2.45%) Jenkins
10 5 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.96%) CA Gen
12 3 (1.47%) GoogleTest
12 3 (1.47%) Ranorex
12 3 (1.47%) Talend Open Studio
12 3 (1.47%) Testopia
General
1 27 (13.24%) Finance
2 13 (6.37%) Retail
3 5 (2.45%) Banking
4 3 (1.47%) Marketing
5 2 (0.98%) Front Office
5 2 (0.98%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.98%) Legal
5 2 (0.98%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.49%) Automotive
6 1 (0.49%) Games
6 1 (0.49%) Military
Job Titles
1 75 (36.76%) Architect
2 55 (26.96%) Developer
3 35 (17.16%) Software Architect
4 33 (16.18%) Analyst
5 29 (14.22%) Business Analyst
6 26 (12.75%) Java Architect
7 21 (10.29%) Designer
7 21 (10.29%) Solutions Architect
8 20 (9.80%) Senior Developer
9 19 (9.31%) Java Software Architect
10 18 (8.82%) Java Developer
11 17 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
12 13 (6.37%) Technical Architect
13 12 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
14 10 (4.90%) Lead Developer
15 8 (3.92%) Project Manager
15 8 (3.92%) Senior Architect
16 7 (3.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
16 7 (3.43%) Senior J2EE Developer
16 7 (3.43%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (20.10%) Spring
2 29 (14.22%) J2EE
3 25 (12.25%) XML
4 22 (10.78%) RabbitMQ
5 21 (10.29%) Spring Boot
5 21 (10.29%) Web Services
6 16 (7.84%) JSP
7 15 (7.35%) .NET
7 15 (7.35%) HTML
8 13 (6.37%) JSON
9 12 (5.88%) CSS
9 12 (5.88%) JDBC
9 12 (5.88%) SOAP
10 11 (5.39%) Servlets
11 6 (2.94%) Hibernate
11 6 (2.94%) Spring MVC
12 5 (2.45%) ASP.NET
12 5 (2.45%) ELK Stack
12 5 (2.45%) Hystrix
12 5 (2.45%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.43%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (1.96%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.47%) Derivative
5 2 (0.98%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.98%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.49%) Blog
6 1 (0.49%) CMDB
6 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.49%) Equities
6 1 (0.49%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 39 (19.12%) Linux
2 30 (14.71%) Unix
3 15 (7.35%) Windows
4 4 (1.96%) Solaris
5 2 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (51.47%) Waterfall
3 47 (23.04%) Scrum
4 45 (22.06%) UML
5 42 (20.59%) Project Planning
6 38 (18.63%) Software Architecture
7 36 (17.65%) Data Modelling
8 35 (17.16%) OO
9 33 (16.18%) Business Intelligence
10 32 (15.69%) SDLC
11 25 (12.25%) RAD
11 25 (12.25%) SOA
11 25 (12.25%) Test Strategy
12 24 (11.76%) Business Analysis
13 21 (10.29%) User Stories
14 19 (9.31%) Open Source
15 18 (8.82%) Project Management
15 18 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
16 16 (7.84%) DSDM
16 16 (7.84%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 75 (36.76%) Java
2 64 (31.37%) SQL
3 25 (12.25%) Shell Script
4 13 (6.37%) PL/SQL
5 11 (5.39%) C#
6 8 (3.92%) AspectJ
6 8 (3.92%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.45%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.45%) Perl
7 5 (2.45%) Scala
8 4 (1.96%) C
9 3 (1.47%) Python
9 3 (1.47%) Ruby
10 2 (0.98%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.98%) Clojure
10 2 (0.98%) Groovy
11 1 (0.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.37%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.43%) Degree
4 4 (1.96%) ISEB
5 2 (0.98%) PMP
5 2 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.49%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.88%) QA
2 6 (2.94%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.47%) SLA
4 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.49%) SAS 70
System Software
1 6 (2.94%) Docker
2 2 (0.98%) vSphere
2 2 (0.98%) Xen
2 2 (0.98%) XenServer
3 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (12.25%) Puppet
2 5 (2.45%) Graphite
3 4 (1.96%) Grafana
4 3 (1.47%) Ansible
4 3 (1.47%) CA Service Virtualization
4 3 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.98%) Cobbler
5 2 (0.98%) Salt
5 2 (0.98%) Terraform
5 2 (0.98%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 61 (29.90%) Oracle
2 32 (15.69%) Pega
3 25 (12.25%) WSO2
4 18 (8.82%) Informatica
5 16 (7.84%) IBM
6 12 (5.88%) Microsoft
7 7 (3.43%) SAP
8 6 (2.94%) ATG
9 5 (2.45%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (1.96%) BEA
10 4 (1.96%) HP
10 4 (1.96%) Hyperion
10 4 (1.96%) Retek
10 4 (1.96%) webMethods
11 3 (1.47%) Actimize
11 3 (1.47%) CA
11 3 (1.47%) hybris
11 3 (1.47%) Talend
11 3 (1.47%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.98%) Demandware
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