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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 441 357 320
Rank change year-on-year
-84 -37
Contract jobs citing RUP 134 196 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.42% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.57% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 81 118
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £394 £370
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +6.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £27.50 £32.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £60.00 £40.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £35.11
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -6.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36732 34187 37631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.42% 73.38% 71.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 23130 21200 22120
Average daily rate £407 £412 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 979 1380
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.20% -2.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £48.84 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
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 30 July 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 30 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -38 73 £450 -2.70% 23
South East -19 15 £300 -27.39% 5
South West -11 12 £300 +3.44% 1
East of England -18 12 £341 -2.71% 1
West Midlands -13 8 £450 +5.88% 2
Yorkshire -6 6 £320 -5.88% 4
North West +4 3 - - 2
East Midlands -2 2 - -
North East - 1 £385 - 1
RUP
UK

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 148 (49.50%) UML
2 92 (30.77%) Scrum
3 86 (28.76%) Finance
4 73 (24.41%) OO
5 71 (23.75%) Project Management
6 65 (21.74%) Use Case
7 64 (21.40%) Java
8 55 (18.39%) XML
9 54 (18.06%) SQL
10 50 (16.72%) Content Management
11 49 (16.39%) HTML
11 49 (16.39%) Oracle
11 49 (16.39%) SQL Server
12 48 (16.05%) CSS
13 46 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
14 44 (14.72%) .NET
15 43 (14.38%) Business Analysis
16 42 (14.05%) SOA
17 41 (13.71%) PRINCE2
18 40 (13.38%) JavaScript
18 40 (13.38%) Security Cleared
19 39 (13.04%) Unified Process
20 38 (12.71%) OOD
20 38 (12.71%) Agile Software Development
21 37 (12.37%) TOGAF
21 37 (12.37%) Data Modelling
21 37 (12.37%) Configuration Management
22 36 (12.04%) Migration
23 35 (11.71%) J2EE
23 35 (11.71%) Web Services

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (10.37%) SharePoint
2 25 (8.36%) WebSphere
3 22 (7.36%) CMS
4 16 (5.35%) Apache
4 16 (5.35%) WebLogic
5 12 (4.01%) Adobe CQ
6 11 (3.68%) Confluence
6 11 (3.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 11 (3.68%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (3.01%) Tomcat
8 8 (2.68%) Documentum
8 8 (2.68%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (2.34%) MQSeries
9 7 (2.34%) Oracle Workflow
9 7 (2.34%) Apache ServiceMix
9 7 (2.34%) Escenic
9 7 (2.34%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.67%) Apache Solr
10 5 (1.67%) Liferay
10 5 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 26 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 26 (8.70%) MS Office
2 20 (6.69%) MS Project
3 17 (5.69%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.34%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.67%) SaaS
2 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.01%) LDAP
1 9 (3.01%) Intranet
1 9 (3.01%) Firewall
2 5 (1.67%) DMZ
3 4 (1.34%) Extranet
3 4 (1.34%) Kerberos
4 3 (1.00%) SAN
4 3 (1.00%) Internet
5 2 (0.67%) NAS
6 1 (0.33%) DNS
6 1 (0.33%) VPN
6 1 (0.33%) LAN
6 1 (0.33%) WAN
6 1 (0.33%) DHCP
6 1 (0.33%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (5.69%) Relational Database
4 14 (4.68%) Hadoop
5 11 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (3.68%) Oracle Database
6 10 (3.34%) MySQL
7 9 (3.01%) RDBMS
8 8 (2.68%) Big Data
8 8 (2.68%) NoSQL
8 8 (2.68%) MS Access
8 8 (2.68%) DB2
8 8 (2.68%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (2.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (2.34%) OLAP
10 6 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (2.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (1.67%) CouchDB
11 5 (1.67%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 25 (8.36%) Ant
2 22 (7.36%) Subversion
3 20 (6.69%) ClearCase
4 19 (6.35%) Rational Rose
5 16 (5.35%) Maven
6 14 (4.68%) PowerDesigner
7 13 (4.35%) Git (software)
7 13 (4.35%) JIRA
7 13 (4.35%) NUnit
7 13 (4.35%) GoogleTest
8 12 (4.01%) CppUnit
9 10 (3.34%) Jenkins
9 10 (3.34%) ClearQuest
10 7 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (2.01%) QuickTest Pro
11 6 (2.01%) Eclipse
11 6 (2.01%) Visual Studio
12 5 (1.67%) RequisitePro
13 3 (1.00%) CruiseControl
13 3 (1.00%) JMeter
General
1 86 (28.76%) Finance
2 27 (9.03%) Banking
2 27 (9.03%) Pharmaceutical
3 13 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 12 (4.01%) Legal
5 11 (3.68%) Publishing
6 9 (3.01%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.01%) Marketing
8 5 (1.67%) Automotive
9 4 (1.34%) Billing
9 4 (1.34%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.34%) Retail
10 2 (0.67%) Back Office
10 2 (0.67%) German Language
11 1 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.33%) Law
11 1 (0.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 85 (28.43%) Analyst
2 84 (28.09%) Developer
3 63 (21.07%) Business Analyst
4 59 (19.73%) Architect
5 26 (8.70%) Java Developer
6 24 (8.03%) Project Manager
7 19 (6.35%) SharePoint Developer
8 17 (5.69%) Data Architect
9 12 (4.01%) Consultant
10 11 (3.68%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (3.68%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (3.01%) Senior Developer
11 9 (3.01%) Integration Architect
11 9 (3.01%) Programme Manager
11 9 (3.01%) Software Engineer
12 8 (2.68%) .NET Developer
12 8 (2.68%) Data Modeller
12 8 (2.68%) Enterprise Architect
12 8 (2.68%) UML Business Analyst
12 8 (2.68%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (18.39%) XML
2 49 (16.39%) HTML
3 48 (16.05%) CSS
4 44 (14.72%) .NET
5 35 (11.71%) J2EE
5 35 (11.71%) Web Services
6 26 (8.70%) HTML5
7 23 (7.69%) jQuery
8 21 (7.02%) Middleware
8 21 (7.02%) JSP
9 20 (6.69%) SOAP
10 19 (6.35%) Ajax
11 18 (6.02%) Spring
12 17 (5.69%) Struts
13 16 (5.35%) XSD
13 16 (5.35%) JSON
14 15 (5.02%) .NET Framework
15 13 (4.35%) Motif
15 13 (4.35%) Hibernate
16 12 (4.01%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.02%) Computer Science
2 13 (4.35%) Open Source
2 13 (4.35%) Derivative
3 12 (4.01%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.68%) Pharmacovigilance
5 6 (2.01%) PMI
6 5 (1.67%) Web 2.0
6 5 (1.67%) GIS
7 4 (1.34%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.00%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.00%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.00%) Taxonomies
8 3 (1.00%) PKI
8 3 (1.00%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.00%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.67%) Replication
9 2 (0.67%) Equities
9 2 (0.67%) W3C
9 2 (0.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 33 (11.04%) UNIX
2 30 (10.03%) Linux
3 18 (6.02%) Windows
4 9 (3.01%) Solaris
5 4 (1.34%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.00%) AIX
7 1 (0.33%) Android
7 1 (0.33%) HPUX
7 1 (0.33%) Tru64
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (49.50%) UML
2 92 (30.77%) Scrum
3 73 (24.41%) OO
4 71 (23.75%) Project Management
5 65 (21.74%) Use Case
6 50 (16.72%) Content Management
7 46 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 43 (14.38%) Business Analysis
9 42 (14.05%) SOA
10 41 (13.71%) PRINCE2
11 39 (13.04%) Unified Process
12 38 (12.71%) OOD
12 38 (12.71%) Agile Software Development
13 37 (12.37%) TOGAF
13 37 (12.37%) Data Modelling
13 37 (12.37%) Configuration Management
14 36 (12.04%) Migration
15 33 (11.04%) Workflow
16 32 (10.70%) Waterfall
17 28 (9.36%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 64 (21.40%) Java
2 54 (18.06%) SQL
3 40 (13.38%) JavaScript
4 25 (8.36%) C#
5 15 (5.02%) C
6 12 (4.01%) PL/SQL
7 7 (2.34%) Scala
7 7 (2.34%) Perl
8 5 (1.67%) VB
8 5 (1.67%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.34%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.00%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.00%) XPath
10 3 (1.00%) VB6
10 3 (1.00%) C++
10 3 (1.00%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.67%) R
11 2 (0.67%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.67%) Python
11 2 (0.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 40 (13.38%) Security Cleared
2 27 (9.03%) Degree
3 25 (8.36%) SC Cleared
4 22 (7.36%) ISEB
5 10 (3.34%) PMI Certification
6 8 (2.68%) IBM WebSphere Certification
7 6 (2.01%) ISTQB
7 6 (2.01%) CTC Cleared
8 5 (1.67%) IIBA
8 5 (1.67%) PMP
9 4 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 3 (1.00%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.67%) GISP
11 2 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.67%) CBAP
12 1 (0.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 1 (0.33%) Brainbench
12 1 (0.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.36%) QA
2 7 (2.34%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.01%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.00%) SLA
5 2 (0.67%) EMIR
5 2 (0.67%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.67%) COBIT
6 1 (0.33%) MiFID
6 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (3.68%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.00%) Varnish
3 2 (0.67%) Samba
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.67%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 49 (16.39%) Oracle
2 29 (9.70%) IBM
3 28 (9.36%) Microsoft
4 18 (6.02%) JBoss
5 16 (5.35%) FatWire
6 9 (3.01%) Atlassian
7 8 (2.68%) Informatica
7 8 (2.68%) HP
8 6 (2.01%) Adobe
8 6 (2.01%) BEA
9 5 (1.67%) Pega
9 5 (1.67%) Business Objects
9 5 (1.67%) VMware
10 4 (1.34%) webMethods
10 4 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.34%) SAP
11 3 (1.00%) Sun
11 3 (1.00%) Open Text
11 3 (1.00%) Teradata
11 3 (1.00%) RedDot
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