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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 537 503 465
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -38
Contract jobs citing RUP 99 118 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.29% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 67 61
Median daily rate £473 £480 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +24.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £431 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.60% +43.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £34.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +24.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +24.08%
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
41454 41365 38999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.05% 80.00% 78.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 27626 27425 24650
Median daily rate £448 £420 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.54% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 961 1085 1124
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.79 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -16 32 £425 -12.82% 2
South East +11 25 £400 -5.53% 5
London -28 20 £525 +5.00% 8
East of England +27 9 £470 +4.44%
East Midlands 0 5 £463 -
Yorkshire -5 4 £375 +1.69% 5
South West +3 3 - - 2
North East - 1 - - 1
RUP
UK

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 147 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (56.68%) Waterfall
3 86 (39.63%) Java
4 73 (33.64%) SQL
5 71 (32.72%) Oracle
6 47 (21.66%) SDLC
7 46 (21.20%) OO
7 46 (21.20%) ClearCase
8 44 (20.28%) UML
9 43 (19.82%) Scrum
9 43 (19.82%) Pega
10 42 (19.35%) Project Planning
11 41 (18.89%) Data Modelling
12 39 (17.97%) ClearQuest
13 38 (17.51%) Unix
13 38 (17.51%) Oracle OWB
13 38 (17.51%) Software Architecture
14 37 (17.05%) JIRA
14 37 (17.05%) Linux
14 37 (17.05%) J2EE
15 36 (16.59%) Spring
16 35 (16.13%) Git (software)
16 35 (16.13%) Test Strategy
17 33 (15.21%) Finance
18 32 (14.75%) Shell Script
18 32 (14.75%) Business Intelligence
19 30 (13.82%) Maven
20 28 (12.90%) Web Services
20 28 (12.90%) RAD
21 27 (12.44%) XML

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 25 (11.52%) WebLogic
2 21 (9.68%) Confluence
2 21 (9.68%) WebSphere
3 12 (5.53%) JBoss
4 10 (4.61%) Tomcat
5 8 (3.69%) CICS
5 8 (3.69%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.84%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.84%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.92%) Apache
8 2 (0.92%) CloudStack
8 2 (0.92%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.92%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.46%) Documentum
9 1 (0.46%) IIS
9 1 (0.46%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (5.07%) MS Office
2 10 (4.61%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.76%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.84%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (1.84%) Oracle Retail
1 4 (1.84%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 2 (0.92%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.46%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.69%) Bluemix
2 4 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.38%) SaaS
4 2 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.92%) IaaS
4 2 (0.92%) PaaS
4 2 (0.92%) Silverpop
5 1 (0.46%) Office 365
5 1 (0.46%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.92%) Firewall
1 2 (0.92%) Internet
1 2 (0.92%) VoIP
2 1 (0.46%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (17.51%) Oracle OWB
2 26 (11.98%) MongoDB
3 18 (8.29%) BusinessObjects
4 16 (7.37%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (5.99%) SQL Server
6 11 (5.07%) Oracle Database
7 10 (4.61%) DB2
8 9 (4.15%) MySQL
9 8 (3.69%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (3.69%) Relational Database
10 6 (2.76%) Big Data
10 6 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (2.30%) Neo4j
11 5 (2.30%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.84%) Data Lake
12 4 (1.84%) MS Access
12 4 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (1.38%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 46 (21.20%) ClearCase
2 39 (17.97%) ClearQuest
3 37 (17.05%) JIRA
4 35 (16.13%) Git (software)
5 30 (13.82%) Maven
6 23 (10.60%) Subversion
7 13 (5.99%) Ant
8 9 (4.15%) Eclipse
9 7 (3.23%) JUnit
10 6 (2.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (2.76%) Rational Rose
10 6 (2.76%) Selenium
11 5 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (1.84%) Jenkins
12 4 (1.84%) SoapUI
13 3 (1.38%) CppUnit
13 3 (1.38%) GoogleTest
13 3 (1.38%) HP UFT
13 3 (1.38%) Ranorex
13 3 (1.38%) Testopia
General
1 33 (15.21%) Finance
2 13 (5.99%) Retail
3 10 (4.61%) Banking
4 7 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.30%) Marketing
6 4 (1.84%) Front Office
6 4 (1.84%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.92%) Legal
8 1 (0.46%) Games
8 1 (0.46%) Military
Job Titles
1 80 (36.87%) Architect
2 57 (26.27%) Developer
3 35 (16.13%) Analyst
4 33 (15.21%) Software Architect
5 30 (13.82%) Business Analyst
6 25 (11.52%) Designer
7 23 (10.60%) Java Architect
8 22 (10.14%) Solutions Architect
8 22 (10.14%) Solutions Designer
9 19 (8.76%) Senior Developer
9 19 (8.76%) Technical Architect
10 16 (7.37%) Java Software Architect
11 15 (6.91%) Java Developer
12 12 (5.53%) Lead Developer
13 11 (5.07%) Senior Java Developer
14 8 (3.69%) Project Manager
15 7 (3.23%) J2EE Developer
15 7 (3.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 7 (3.23%) Senior J2EE Developer
15 7 (3.23%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (17.05%) J2EE
2 36 (16.59%) Spring
3 28 (12.90%) Web Services
4 27 (12.44%) XML
5 22 (10.14%) JSP
6 20 (9.22%) RabbitMQ
7 19 (8.76%) Servlets
7 19 (8.76%) Spring Boot
8 14 (6.45%) .NET
9 12 (5.53%) JDBC
9 12 (5.53%) JSON
10 11 (5.07%) EJB
10 11 (5.07%) Hibernate
10 11 (5.07%) HTML
10 11 (5.07%) WSDL
11 10 (4.61%) JMS
11 10 (4.61%) Struts
12 8 (3.69%) SOAP
12 8 (3.69%) XSD
13 7 (3.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.15%) Data Centre
3 8 (3.69%) Mainframe
3 8 (3.69%) PMI
4 7 (3.23%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.84%) Derivative
7 2 (0.92%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.92%) Equities
7 2 (0.92%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (0.92%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.92%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.92%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.46%) Blog
8 1 (0.46%) CMDB
8 1 (0.46%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.46%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 38 (17.51%) Unix
2 37 (17.05%) Linux
3 17 (7.83%) Windows
4 4 (1.84%) Solaris
5 2 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (56.68%) Waterfall
3 47 (21.66%) SDLC
4 46 (21.20%) OO
5 44 (20.28%) UML
6 43 (19.82%) Scrum
7 42 (19.35%) Project Planning
8 41 (18.89%) Data Modelling
9 38 (17.51%) Software Architecture
10 35 (16.13%) Test Strategy
11 32 (14.75%) Business Intelligence
12 28 (12.90%) RAD
13 27 (12.44%) SOA
14 21 (9.68%) Business Analysis
14 21 (9.68%) PRINCE2
14 21 (9.68%) Project Management
15 20 (9.22%) Technical Architecture
16 19 (8.76%) CRM
16 19 (8.76%) Data Analysis
16 19 (8.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 86 (39.63%) Java
2 73 (33.64%) SQL
3 32 (14.75%) Shell Script
4 12 (5.53%) JavaScript
5 10 (4.61%) C#
6 9 (4.15%) PL/SQL
7 8 (3.69%) AspectJ
7 8 (3.69%) Assembly Language
7 8 (3.69%) COBOL
8 7 (3.23%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.76%) Scala
10 5 (2.30%) Perl
11 4 (1.84%) C
12 3 (1.38%) Clojure
12 3 (1.38%) Groovy
12 3 (1.38%) Ruby
13 2 (0.92%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.92%) Python
14 1 (0.46%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (10.14%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.99%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.69%) PMI Certification
4 6 (2.76%) Degree
4 6 (2.76%) ISEB
5 5 (2.30%) Sun Certification
6 3 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.92%) CBAP
7 2 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.53%) QA
2 7 (3.23%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.84%) SLA
4 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.46%) SAS 70
System Software
1 6 (2.76%) Docker
2 2 (0.92%) vSphere
2 2 (0.92%) Xen
2 2 (0.92%) XenServer
3 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (11.06%) Puppet
2 5 (2.30%) Graphite
3 4 (1.84%) Grafana
3 4 (1.84%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.38%) Ansible
4 3 (1.38%) CA Service Virtualization
4 3 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.92%) Cobbler
5 2 (0.92%) Salt
5 2 (0.92%) Terraform
5 2 (0.92%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 71 (32.72%) Oracle
2 43 (19.82%) Pega
3 26 (11.98%) Informatica
4 24 (11.06%) WSO2
5 23 (10.60%) IBM
6 15 (6.91%) Microsoft
7 8 (3.69%) Chordiant
8 7 (3.23%) SAP
9 6 (2.76%) ATG
10 5 (2.30%) PeopleSoft
10 5 (2.30%) Sun
11 4 (1.84%) HP
11 4 (1.84%) Hyperion
11 4 (1.84%) Retek
12 3 (1.38%) Actimize
12 3 (1.38%) CA
12 3 (1.38%) Siebel
12 3 (1.38%) TIBCO
13 2 (0.92%) EnterpriseDB
13 2 (0.92%) hybris
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