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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 474 438 367
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -71
Contract jobs citing RUP 121 134 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.27% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.36% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 67 83
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£475 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £510 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+41.14% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 11
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +13.63%
RUP
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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
40103 37736 35030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.83% 76.45% 75.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 26527 23757 21722
Average daily rate £423 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1073 1093 1022
Average hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.79 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -14 61 £500 +11.11% 22
South East -5 20 £423 +41.38% 4
West Midlands +12 17 £400 -11.11%
Yorkshire -20 9 £363 +13.28% 2
North West -22 7 £613 - 4
East of England -7 5 £450 +32.15% 1
South West -18 2 £438 +45.83% 1
RUP
UK

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 202 (60.84%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (42.17%) UML
3 122 (36.75%) Java
4 116 (34.94%) Waterfall
5 115 (34.64%) SQL
5 115 (34.64%) Scrum
6 105 (31.63%) Oracle
7 88 (26.51%) OO
8 76 (22.89%) J2EE
9 74 (22.29%) Use Case
10 72 (21.69%) Finance
11 65 (19.58%) SDLC
12 63 (18.98%) XML
13 62 (18.67%) Data Modelling
14 60 (18.07%) UNIX
15 57 (17.17%) Business Intelligence
16 52 (15.66%) Pega
17 50 (15.06%) Web Services
18 48 (14.46%) SOAP
19 47 (14.16%) WebLogic
19 47 (14.16%) Configuration Management
19 47 (14.16%) Test Strategy
20 45 (13.55%) TDD
21 42 (12.65%) Data Warehouse
22 41 (12.35%) Security Cleared
23 40 (12.05%) Migration
24 38 (11.45%) Linux
25 37 (11.14%) RAD
25 37 (11.14%) Windows
26 36 (10.84%) Relational Database

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 47 (14.16%) WebLogic
2 26 (7.83%) WebSphere
3 20 (6.02%) JBoss
4 13 (3.92%) Confluence
5 12 (3.61%) Tomcat
5 12 (3.61%) SAS
6 11 (3.31%) Oracle Workflow
6 11 (3.31%) SharePoint
6 11 (3.31%) Documentum
7 10 (3.01%) Apache
8 5 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (1.51%) GlassFish
9 3 (0.90%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.60%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.60%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.30%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.30%) Node.js
11 1 (0.30%) Mule
11 1 (0.30%) Liferay
Applications
1 25 (7.53%) MS Office
2 19 (5.72%) MS Visio
3 17 (5.12%) MS Excel
4 9 (2.71%) MS Project
5 4 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.30%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (2.71%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (2.11%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (1.51%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (1.20%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.30%) SAP PSCD
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.52%) Internet
2 5 (1.51%) LDAP
3 3 (0.90%) FTP
4 2 (0.60%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.60%) X.509
4 2 (0.60%) Firewall
5 1 (0.30%) Wireless
5 1 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.30%) Network Security
5 1 (0.30%) NAS
5 1 (0.30%) Extranet
5 1 (0.30%) VPN
5 1 (0.30%) DNS
5 1 (0.30%) SAN
5 1 (0.30%) DMZ
5 1 (0.30%) Intranet
5 1 (0.30%) LAN
5 1 (0.30%) WAN
5 1 (0.30%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (12.65%) Data Warehouse
2 36 (10.84%) Relational Database
3 30 (9.04%) SQL Server
4 27 (8.13%) Oracle Database
5 21 (6.33%) BusinessObjects
6 20 (6.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (5.12%) Oracle Reports
8 16 (4.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (3.31%) DB2
10 8 (2.41%) OLAP
10 8 (2.41%) MySQL
10 8 (2.41%) MS Access
10 8 (2.41%) RDBMS
11 7 (2.11%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (2.11%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 7 (2.11%) Oracle9i Database
11 7 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (1.81%) OLAP Cube
13 5 (1.51%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 33 (9.94%) Ant
2 29 (8.73%) Subversion
3 24 (7.23%) JIRA
4 20 (6.02%) Maven
4 20 (6.02%) Rational Rose
5 19 (5.72%) Git (software)
6 17 (5.12%) CA Gen
7 16 (4.82%) SoapUI
8 14 (4.22%) ClearCase
8 14 (4.22%) NUnit
9 13 (3.92%) Eclipse
9 13 (3.92%) GoogleTest
9 13 (3.92%) CppUnit
10 10 (3.01%) Jenkins
11 8 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (1.51%) Cucumber
13 4 (1.20%) JUnit
13 4 (1.20%) XMLSpy
13 4 (1.20%) ClearQuest
14 3 (0.90%) NetBeans
General
1 72 (21.69%) Finance
2 19 (5.72%) Banking
3 14 (4.22%) Marketing
4 12 (3.61%) Front Office
4 12 (3.61%) Back Office
5 9 (2.71%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.81%) Retail
7 5 (1.51%) Legal
8 4 (1.20%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.90%) French Language
9 3 (0.90%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.60%) Automotive
11 1 (0.30%) Publishing
11 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.30%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (34.34%) Developer
2 85 (25.60%) Analyst
3 63 (18.98%) Business Analyst
3 63 (18.98%) Architect
4 52 (15.66%) Java Developer
5 31 (9.34%) Solutions Architect
6 29 (8.73%) Senior Developer
7 17 (5.12%) Designer
8 16 (4.82%) Senior Java Developer
9 15 (4.52%) Solutions Designer
10 14 (4.22%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 13 (3.92%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 13 (3.92%) Test Analyst
12 12 (3.61%) Project Manager
13 11 (3.31%) Technical Architect
13 11 (3.31%) SAS Developer
14 8 (2.41%) Integration Architect
14 8 (2.41%) Test Manager
14 8 (2.41%) SOA Architect
14 8 (2.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (22.89%) J2EE
2 63 (18.98%) XML
3 50 (15.06%) Web Services
4 48 (14.46%) SOAP
5 33 (9.94%) HTML
6 27 (8.13%) Middleware
6 27 (8.13%) Spring
7 23 (6.93%) .NET
7 23 (6.93%) CSS
8 22 (6.63%) REST
9 19 (5.72%) HTML5
9 19 (5.72%) J2SE
10 17 (5.12%) Oracle Fusion
11 16 (4.82%) XSD
12 15 (4.52%) XML Schema
12 15 (4.52%) JSON
12 15 (4.52%) Hibernate
13 14 (4.22%) Struts
13 14 (4.22%) JSP
14 13 (3.92%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.63%) Derivative
3 21 (6.33%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.22%) Fixed Income
5 11 (3.31%) N-Tier
6 8 (2.41%) Life Science
6 8 (2.41%) SWIFT
7 7 (2.11%) Credit Derivative
7 7 (2.11%) W3C
8 6 (1.81%) Equity Derivative
8 6 (1.81%) Economics
8 6 (1.81%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.51%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.20%) User Experience
10 4 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.20%) PMI
10 4 (1.20%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.90%) Replication
11 3 (0.90%) Grid Computing
11 3 (0.90%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 60 (18.07%) UNIX
2 38 (11.45%) Linux
3 37 (11.14%) Windows
4 23 (6.93%) Solaris
5 3 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (60.84%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (42.17%) UML
3 116 (34.94%) Waterfall
4 115 (34.64%) Scrum
5 88 (26.51%) OO
6 74 (22.29%) Use Case
7 65 (19.58%) SDLC
8 62 (18.67%) Data Modelling
9 57 (17.17%) Business Intelligence
10 47 (14.16%) Configuration Management
10 47 (14.16%) Test Strategy
11 45 (13.55%) TDD
12 40 (12.05%) Migration
13 37 (11.14%) RAD
14 35 (10.54%) Project Management
15 34 (10.24%) DSDM
16 33 (9.94%) TOGAF
17 32 (9.64%) Data Migration
18 31 (9.34%) Unit Testing
18 31 (9.34%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 122 (36.75%) Java
2 115 (34.64%) SQL
3 31 (9.34%) PL/SQL
4 30 (9.04%) JavaScript
5 25 (7.53%) Perl
6 24 (7.23%) C
7 22 (6.63%) Shell Script
8 15 (4.52%) C++
9 14 (4.22%) T-SQL
10 11 (3.31%) C#
11 10 (3.01%) XPath
12 9 (2.71%) Python
13 8 (2.41%) Ruby
14 7 (2.11%) Scala
14 7 (2.11%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.51%) VBA
16 4 (1.20%) ABAP
17 1 (0.30%) VB
17 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
17 1 (0.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 41 (12.35%) Security Cleared
2 29 (8.73%) SC Cleared
3 17 (5.12%) Degree
4 14 (4.22%) ISEB
5 10 (3.01%) DV Cleared
6 7 (2.11%) ISTQB
6 7 (2.11%) CTC Cleared
7 6 (1.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.20%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.90%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.12%) QA
2 12 (3.61%) SLA
3 5 (1.51%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (1.51%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.90%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.60%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.30%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (0.90%) Docker
1 3 (0.90%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.30%) Xen
2 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.30%) XenServer
2 1 (0.30%) vSphere
2 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (3.31%) Puppet
2 3 (0.90%) Cobbler
2 3 (0.90%) Vagrant
2 3 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (0.90%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (0.90%) Data Guard
2 3 (0.90%) logstash
2 3 (0.90%) Oracle Flashback
3 2 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.60%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 105 (31.63%) Oracle
2 52 (15.66%) Pega
3 35 (10.54%) IBM
4 32 (9.64%) Microsoft
5 24 (7.23%) BEA
6 23 (6.93%) webMethods
7 19 (5.72%) Informatica
8 8 (2.41%) Atlassian
9 7 (2.11%) Sybase
10 6 (1.81%) HP
10 6 (1.81%) hybris
11 5 (1.51%) Adobe
12 4 (1.20%) SAP
12 4 (1.20%) Cognos
12 4 (1.20%) Netezza
13 3 (0.90%) GigaSpaces
13 3 (0.90%) Red Hat
14 2 (0.60%) CA
14 2 (0.60%) TIBCO
14 2 (0.60%) ForgeRock
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