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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 407 380 349
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -31
Contract jobs citing RUP 150 162 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.36% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.49% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 84 131
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£438 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £292 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £615 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £355 £401
% change year-on-year
+19.88% -11.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.68 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.17% +18.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.68 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-40.27% +7.64%
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
34421 33336 29989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.52% 74.76% 72.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 22421 20614 18160
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 921 1049 1240
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £46.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -8 77 £440 -2.22% 12
South East -4 36 £450 +12.50% 2
East of England +6 13 £475 +28.37% 1
Yorkshire -8 8 £355 +4.56% 13
North West 0 4 - - 1
South West -22 2 £425 +36.00%
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - - 1
RUP
UK

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 164 (57.34%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (40.56%) UML
3 108 (37.76%) Scrum
4 91 (31.82%) Java
5 77 (26.92%) Finance
6 76 (26.57%) OO
7 73 (25.52%) XML
8 72 (25.17%) SQL
9 69 (24.13%) Use Case
10 62 (21.68%) DSDM
11 55 (19.23%) Configuration Management
11 55 (19.23%) Project Management
12 53 (18.53%) UNIX
13 50 (17.48%) Analytical Skills
14 49 (17.13%) Security Cleared
15 47 (16.43%) Web Services
16 44 (15.38%) SOAP
16 44 (15.38%) Linux
16 44 (15.38%) J2EE
16 44 (15.38%) Oracle
17 43 (15.03%) Waterfall
18 41 (14.34%) HTML
19 40 (13.99%) TDD
20 39 (13.64%) SC Cleared
21 37 (12.94%) Middleware
22 34 (11.89%) Software Engineering
23 33 (11.54%) JavaScript
23 33 (11.54%) Ant
23 33 (11.54%) Data Modelling
24 32 (11.19%) CSS

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 24 (8.39%) Apache
2 20 (6.99%) WebSphere
2 20 (6.99%) JBoss
3 17 (5.94%) Confluence
4 14 (4.90%) Documentum
5 10 (3.50%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.50%) WebLogic
6 7 (2.45%) Adobe CQ
6 7 (2.45%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (2.45%) Oracle Workflow
7 6 (2.10%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.05%) Captiva
8 3 (1.05%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.05%) IIS
9 2 (0.70%) CMS
9 2 (0.70%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.70%) Liferay
Applications
1 23 (8.04%) MS Visio
2 21 (7.34%) MS Excel
3 19 (6.64%) MS Office
4 18 (6.29%) MS Project
5 6 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.05%) Final Cut Pro
7 2 (0.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.05%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (0.35%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.15%) Internet
2 7 (2.45%) Intranet
2 7 (2.45%) Extranet
3 5 (1.75%) Firewall
3 5 (1.75%) LDAP
4 2 (0.70%) Network Security
5 1 (0.35%) FTP
5 1 (0.35%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.04%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.94%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (4.20%) Oracle Reports
3 12 (4.20%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.50%) OLAP
5 9 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.45%) MySQL
7 6 (2.10%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.10%) ProClarity
8 5 (1.75%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.05%) OLAP Cube
9 3 (1.05%) TKPROF
9 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.05%) OLTP
9 3 (1.05%) Ingres
9 3 (1.05%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 33 (11.54%) Ant
2 26 (9.09%) Rational Rose
2 26 (9.09%) Subversion
3 24 (8.39%) Maven
4 23 (8.04%) JIRA
5 20 (6.99%) ClearCase
5 20 (6.99%) Jenkins
6 19 (6.64%) NUnit
6 19 (6.64%) Git (software)
7 17 (5.94%) SoapUI
7 17 (5.94%) GoogleTest
7 17 (5.94%) CppUnit
8 16 (5.59%) Eclipse
9 12 (4.20%) ClearQuest
9 12 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (2.80%) JUnit
11 6 (2.10%) RequisitePro
11 6 (2.10%) Visual Studio
12 4 (1.40%) QuickTest Pro
12 4 (1.40%) NetBeans
General
1 77 (26.92%) Finance
2 25 (8.74%) Marketing
3 13 (4.55%) Banking
3 13 (4.55%) Publishing
4 7 (2.45%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.10%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (2.10%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.75%) Advertising
6 5 (1.75%) Legal
7 3 (1.05%) German Language
7 3 (1.05%) Billing
8 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.70%) Back Office
8 2 (0.70%) Retail
9 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.35%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.35%) French Language
9 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.35%) Automotive
9 1 (0.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 96 (33.57%) Developer
2 70 (24.48%) Analyst
3 51 (17.83%) Business Analyst
4 45 (15.73%) Architect
5 35 (12.24%) Java Developer
6 21 (7.34%) Solutions Architect
7 17 (5.94%) Project Manager
8 16 (5.59%) Middleware Developer
9 12 (4.20%) Software Engineer
9 12 (4.20%) Solutions Designer
9 12 (4.20%) Designer
10 8 (2.80%) SharePoint Developer
11 7 (2.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 7 (2.45%) Senior Developer
11 7 (2.45%) Enterprise Architect
12 6 (2.10%) Delivery Manager
12 6 (2.10%) Applications Architect
12 6 (2.10%) Data Analyst
13 5 (1.75%) DevOps Engineer
13 5 (1.75%) Software Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (25.52%) XML
2 47 (16.43%) Web Services
3 44 (15.38%) SOAP
3 44 (15.38%) J2EE
4 41 (14.34%) HTML
5 37 (12.94%) Middleware
6 32 (11.19%) CSS
7 30 (10.49%) .NET
8 22 (7.69%) XSD
9 18 (6.29%) HTML5
9 18 (6.29%) OSGi
9 18 (6.29%) ActiveMQ
9 18 (6.29%) Ajax
9 18 (6.29%) Apache Camel
10 17 (5.94%) Motif
10 17 (5.94%) JSON
11 16 (5.59%) XSLT
12 15 (5.24%) XHTML
13 14 (4.90%) ASP.NET
14 13 (4.55%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 50 (17.48%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.90%) Derivative
3 10 (3.50%) Open Source
4 7 (2.45%) W3C
5 5 (1.75%) Digital Media
5 5 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.40%) PMI
6 4 (1.40%) Pharmacovigilance
6 4 (1.40%) Video Editing
6 4 (1.40%) Taxonomies
6 4 (1.40%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.40%) User Experience
7 3 (1.05%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.05%) Replication
8 2 (0.70%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.70%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.70%) GIS
8 2 (0.70%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 53 (18.53%) UNIX
2 44 (15.38%) Linux
3 24 (8.39%) Windows
4 13 (4.55%) Solaris
5 7 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (57.34%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (40.56%) UML
3 108 (37.76%) Scrum
4 76 (26.57%) OO
5 69 (24.13%) Use Case
6 62 (21.68%) DSDM
7 55 (19.23%) Configuration Management
7 55 (19.23%) Project Management
8 43 (15.03%) Waterfall
9 40 (13.99%) TDD
10 34 (11.89%) Software Engineering
11 33 (11.54%) Data Modelling
12 32 (11.19%) Unified Process
13 31 (10.84%) OOD
14 30 (10.49%) TOGAF
14 30 (10.49%) Continuous Integration
15 29 (10.14%) PRINCE2
15 29 (10.14%) SOA
15 29 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
16 28 (9.79%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 91 (31.82%) Java
2 72 (25.17%) SQL
3 33 (11.54%) JavaScript
4 21 (7.34%) PL/SQL
5 19 (6.64%) C#
6 17 (5.94%) C
7 16 (5.59%) Shell Script
8 12 (4.20%) C++
9 10 (3.50%) T-SQL
9 10 (3.50%) Bash Shell
10 8 (2.80%) XPath
11 7 (2.45%) Ruby
11 7 (2.45%) Python
11 7 (2.45%) Perl
12 5 (1.75%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.75%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.40%) PHP
14 3 (1.05%) Groovy
14 3 (1.05%) COBOL
14 3 (1.05%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 49 (17.13%) Security Cleared
2 39 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.90%) Degree
4 10 (3.50%) PMI Certification
5 7 (2.45%) ISEB
6 6 (2.10%) PMP
7 5 (1.75%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.05%) APMP
10 2 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.59%) QA
2 6 (2.10%) ISO 9001
2 6 (2.10%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.40%) SLA
4 3 (1.05%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.70%) COBIT
6 1 (0.35%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.70%) Xen
3 2 (0.70%) vSphere
3 2 (0.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.70%) XenServer
4 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 22 (7.69%) Puppet
2 7 (2.45%) Tivoli
3 6 (2.10%) Cobbler
3 6 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.05%) Data Guard
4 3 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (15.38%) Oracle
2 29 (10.14%) IBM
3 19 (6.64%) Microsoft
4 17 (5.94%) Business Objects
5 16 (5.59%) Atlassian
6 13 (4.55%) webMethods
7 10 (3.50%) Red Hat
7 10 (3.50%) Pega
8 9 (3.15%) Informatica
8 9 (3.15%) Adobe
9 8 (2.80%) BEA
9 8 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (2.10%) Cognos
11 5 (1.75%) HP
12 3 (1.05%) VMware
12 3 (1.05%) SAP
13 2 (0.70%) Apple
13 2 (0.70%) TIBCO
13 2 (0.70%) Tableau
13 2 (0.70%) EnterpriseDB
Telford, Shropshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £328.13 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 9 days ago
Docklands
CPS Group
Rate: £399 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
West Yorkshire
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £340 - £370 per day
Posted: 24 days ago