The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 421 280 302
Rank change year-on-year
-141 +22
Contract jobs citing RUP 171 237 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.55% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.75% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 131 169
Average daily rate £420 £414 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -8.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £406
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Average hourly rate £46.00 £41.25 £37.91
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.51% +8.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £27.49 £37.91
% change year-on-year
+67.33% -27.48%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37958 31464 38928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.95% 73.02% 69.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 19227 22646
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 981 1339
Average hourly rate £27.88 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
RUP
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -61 113 £425 -10.52% 22
South East -41 14 £300 -6.40% 3
East of England -22 12 £363 -34.09%
North West -15 8 - - 3
East Midlands - 7 - -
West Midlands -21 6 £515 +21.89% 1
Yorkshire -22 6 £333 -11.33% 4
South West -17 5 £475 +35.71%
North East - - - -
RUP
UK

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 171 (50.59%) UML
2 95 (28.11%) Finance
3 82 (24.26%) Oracle
4 81 (23.96%) Scrum
5 74 (21.89%) Java
6 69 (20.41%) OO
7 67 (19.82%) TOGAF
8 66 (19.53%) SQL
9 55 (16.27%) Project Management
9 55 (16.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 54 (15.98%) Data Modelling
11 53 (15.68%) Use Case
12 51 (15.09%) J2EE
12 51 (15.09%) Unified Process
13 49 (14.50%) HTML
14 48 (14.20%) SQL Server
14 48 (14.20%) XML
14 48 (14.20%) Migration
15 47 (13.91%) JavaScript
15 47 (13.91%) Waterfall
16 44 (13.02%) PRINCE2
16 44 (13.02%) CSS
16 44 (13.02%) Business Analysis
17 43 (12.72%) C#
17 43 (12.72%) .NET
17 43 (12.72%) Pharmaceutical
18 42 (12.43%) OOD
19 41 (12.13%) UNIX
20 40 (11.83%) Microsoft
20 40 (11.83%) Agile Software Development

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 27 (7.99%) WebLogic
2 22 (6.51%) SharePoint
3 17 (5.03%) CMS
4 16 (4.73%) Apache
4 16 (4.73%) Tomcat
4 16 (4.73%) WebSphere
5 13 (3.85%) Adobe CQ
6 11 (3.25%) Escenic
6 11 (3.25%) Confluence
6 11 (3.25%) MQSeries
7 8 (2.37%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (2.07%) Oracle Workflow
9 6 (1.78%) Documentum
9 6 (1.78%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.18%) SAS
10 4 (1.18%) IIS
10 4 (1.18%) Liferay
10 4 (1.18%) Apache ServiceMix
11 3 (0.89%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (0.89%) Node.js
Applications
1 19 (5.62%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.14%) MS Project
3 11 (3.25%) MS Office
4 7 (2.07%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.89%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.30%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 9 (2.66%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Magento
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.25%) LDAP
2 6 (1.78%) Firewall
3 5 (1.48%) Intranet
4 4 (1.18%) HTTP
4 4 (1.18%) Kerberos
4 4 (1.18%) DMZ
5 2 (0.59%) DNS
5 2 (0.59%) Internet
5 2 (0.59%) SAN
6 1 (0.30%) NAS
6 1 (0.30%) DHCP
6 1 (0.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (14.20%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (4.44%) MySQL
3 13 (3.85%) Hadoop
4 11 (3.25%) Big Data
4 11 (3.25%) Oracle Database
4 11 (3.25%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.48%) Oracle OWB
7 4 (1.18%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.18%) DB2
7 4 (1.18%) OLAP
7 4 (1.18%) EDRMS
7 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (1.18%) JasperReports
7 4 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (8.58%) Subversion
2 28 (8.28%) ClearCase
3 26 (7.69%) PowerDesigner
4 24 (7.10%) Rational Rose
5 22 (6.51%) Ant
6 16 (4.73%) ClearQuest
6 16 (4.73%) NUnit
6 16 (4.73%) GoogleTest
7 15 (4.44%) CppUnit
8 14 (4.14%) JIRA
9 12 (3.55%) Eclipse
10 10 (2.96%) Maven
10 10 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (2.37%) Visual Studio
11 8 (2.37%) Git (software)
12 7 (2.07%) Jenkins
12 7 (2.07%) RequisitePro
13 5 (1.48%) CruiseControl
13 5 (1.48%) QuickTest Pro
13 5 (1.48%) JUnit
General
1 95 (28.11%) Finance
2 43 (12.72%) Pharmaceutical
3 36 (10.65%) Banking
4 19 (5.62%) Manufacturing
5 13 (3.85%) Back Office
6 10 (2.96%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.96%) Marketing
6 10 (2.96%) Investment Banking
7 8 (2.37%) Publishing
8 6 (1.78%) Retail
9 5 (1.48%) Legal
10 4 (1.18%) Front Office
11 2 (0.59%) Law
11 2 (0.59%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.59%) German Language
12 1 (0.30%) Billing
12 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 96 (28.40%) Analyst
2 84 (24.85%) Developer
3 73 (21.60%) Business Analyst
4 65 (19.23%) Architect
5 30 (8.88%) Project Manager
6 27 (7.99%) Java Developer
7 21 (6.21%) Data Modeller
8 17 (5.03%) Senior Analyst
8 17 (5.03%) Solutions Architect
8 17 (5.03%) Senior Developer
9 16 (4.73%) Data Architect
10 13 (3.85%) Software Engineer
11 12 (3.55%) Senior Java Developer
12 11 (3.25%) Developer Analyst
12 11 (3.25%) Java Programmer
12 11 (3.25%) Senior Programmer
12 11 (3.25%) SharePoint Developer
12 11 (3.25%) Senior Java Programmer
12 11 (3.25%) Consultant
12 11 (3.25%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (15.09%) J2EE
2 49 (14.50%) HTML
3 48 (14.20%) XML
4 44 (13.02%) CSS
5 43 (12.72%) .NET
6 30 (8.88%) Web Services
6 30 (8.88%) HTML5
7 26 (7.69%) Ajax
8 24 (7.10%) Spring
9 22 (6.51%) jQuery
10 21 (6.21%) Middleware
11 19 (5.62%) CSS3
12 17 (5.03%) JSON
12 17 (5.03%) Hibernate
13 16 (4.73%) Motif
14 15 (4.44%) JSF
14 15 (4.44%) Oracle Fusion
14 15 (4.44%) Struts
15 14 (4.14%) JSP
15 14 (4.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 25 (7.40%) Derivative
3 20 (5.92%) Pharmacovigilance
4 11 (3.25%) Open Source
5 8 (2.37%) N-Tier
5 8 (2.37%) Social Media
6 7 (2.07%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.48%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (1.48%) Fixed Income
7 5 (1.48%) PMI
8 4 (1.18%) Equities
8 4 (1.18%) GIS
8 4 (1.18%) W3C
8 4 (1.18%) Blog
8 4 (1.18%) Social Network
9 3 (0.89%) Market Risk
9 3 (0.89%) Taxonomies
9 3 (0.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 3 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.59%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 41 (12.13%) UNIX
2 33 (9.76%) Linux
3 24 (7.10%) Windows
4 8 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.78%) Solaris
6 3 (0.89%) AIX
7 2 (0.59%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (50.59%) UML
2 81 (23.96%) Scrum
3 69 (20.41%) OO
4 67 (19.82%) TOGAF
5 55 (16.27%) Project Management
5 55 (16.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 54 (15.98%) Data Modelling
7 53 (15.68%) Use Case
8 51 (15.09%) Unified Process
9 48 (14.20%) Migration
10 47 (13.91%) Waterfall
11 44 (13.02%) PRINCE2
11 44 (13.02%) Business Analysis
12 42 (12.43%) OOD
13 40 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
14 38 (11.24%) Data Migration
14 38 (11.24%) DSDM
15 37 (10.95%) SOA
16 36 (10.65%) Configuration Management
17 35 (10.36%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 74 (21.89%) Java
2 66 (19.53%) SQL
3 47 (13.91%) JavaScript
4 43 (12.72%) C#
5 22 (6.51%) C
6 20 (5.92%) PL/SQL
7 13 (3.85%) C++
8 11 (3.25%) Scala
9 8 (2.37%) Python
10 6 (1.78%) VC++
10 6 (1.78%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.78%) VB
11 4 (1.18%) VBA
11 4 (1.18%) Perl
12 3 (0.89%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.89%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.89%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.59%) COBOL
13 2 (0.59%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.59%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 33 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 29 (8.58%) Degree
3 22 (6.51%) SC Cleared
4 17 (5.03%) ISEB
5 10 (2.96%) IIBA
6 8 (2.37%) PMI Certification
6 8 (2.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (1.78%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.18%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.89%) PMP
10 2 (0.59%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (0.59%) CBAP
11 1 (0.30%) Brainbench
11 1 (0.30%) APMP
11 1 (0.30%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (10.06%) QA
2 4 (1.18%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.18%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.59%) SLA
3 2 (0.59%) COBIT
4 1 (0.30%) EMIR
4 1 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.30%) MiFID
4 1 (0.30%) TickIT
System Software
1 9 (2.66%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.18%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.89%) Varnish
4 2 (0.59%) Samba
4 2 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.30%) vSphere
5 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.30%) XenServer
5 1 (0.30%) Xen
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.30%) Puppet
3 1 (0.30%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 82 (24.26%) Oracle
2 40 (11.83%) Microsoft
3 20 (5.92%) JBoss
4 17 (5.03%) IBM
5 11 (3.25%) BEA
6 9 (2.66%) VMware
6 9 (2.66%) HP
7 7 (2.07%) Adobe
8 6 (1.78%) webMethods
8 6 (1.78%) Pega
9 5 (1.48%) Facebook
9 5 (1.48%) Twitter
9 5 (1.48%) Business Objects
10 4 (1.18%) Informatica
10 4 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.18%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.18%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.89%) Altera
11 3 (0.89%) CollabNet
11 3 (0.89%) RedDot
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