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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 497 409 431
Rank change year-on-year
-88 +22
Contract jobs citing RUP 115 211 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.41% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.52% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 115 90
Median daily rate £470 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £333 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £37.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £37.41
% change year-on-year
- +6.91%
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
41757 40716 39322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.71% 79.07% 77.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27936 25809 24953
Median daily rate £445 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.58% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £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 923 1189 1163
Median hourly rate £32.00 £29.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 +2 45 £450 -5.26%
London -82 31 £500 +17.64% 5
East of England -1 15 £450 +12.50%
North West -1 11 £425 -6.84% 6
Yorkshire -16 7 £470 -1.05% 5
South East -35 5 £533 +37.41% 2
South West -4 2 £500 +17.64%
RUP
UK

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 166 (60.58%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (56.93%) Waterfall
3 119 (43.43%) SQL
4 113 (41.24%) Oracle
5 104 (37.96%) Java
6 98 (35.77%) Unix
7 89 (32.48%) Shell Script
7 89 (32.48%) Pega
8 68 (24.82%) OO
9 65 (23.72%) ClearCase
9 65 (23.72%) Scrum
10 62 (22.63%) J2EE
11 61 (22.26%) WebLogic
11 61 (22.26%) Informatica
12 58 (21.17%) Data Modelling
13 57 (20.80%) SDLC
14 53 (19.34%) Test Strategy
15 47 (17.15%) Project Planning
16 45 (16.42%) ClearQuest
16 45 (16.42%) Oracle OWB
17 44 (16.06%) UML
18 41 (14.96%) Finance
19 39 (14.23%) Software Architecture
20 37 (13.50%) Linux
21 35 (12.77%) Configuration Management
22 34 (12.41%) RAD
22 34 (12.41%) PL/SQL
22 34 (12.41%) JIRA
23 33 (12.04%) BusinessObjects
24 32 (11.68%) Perl

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 61 (22.26%) WebLogic
2 21 (7.66%) SharePoint
3 20 (7.30%) Confluence
4 17 (6.20%) JBoss
4 17 (6.20%) WebSphere
5 15 (5.47%) Documentum
6 11 (4.01%) CloudStack
6 11 (4.01%) OpenStack
6 11 (4.01%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.92%) CICS
8 4 (1.46%) AquaLogic
8 4 (1.46%) Captiva
8 4 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.46%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.09%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.36%) CMS
11 1 (0.36%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 28 (10.22%) MS Office
2 13 (4.74%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.28%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.19%) MS Project
5 1 (0.36%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (1.46%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.73%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.73%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.36%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.73%) Silverpop
3 1 (0.36%) Bluemix
3 1 (0.36%) Office 365
3 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.11%) Internet
2 6 (2.19%) HTTP
3 5 (1.82%) Firewall
4 3 (1.09%) iSCSI
4 3 (1.09%) NAS
4 3 (1.09%) SAN
4 3 (1.09%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (16.42%) Oracle OWB
2 33 (12.04%) BusinessObjects
3 20 (7.30%) SQL Server
4 15 (5.47%) MongoDB
5 14 (5.11%) Relational Database
6 13 (4.74%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (4.38%) Oracle Database
8 11 (4.01%) DB2
9 10 (3.65%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (3.28%) MS Access
11 4 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.09%) MySQL
12 3 (1.09%) Neo4j
12 3 (1.09%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.73%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.36%) Big Data
14 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 65 (23.72%) ClearCase
2 45 (16.42%) ClearQuest
3 34 (12.41%) JIRA
4 32 (11.68%) Maven
5 30 (10.95%) Subversion
6 28 (10.22%) Git (software)
7 17 (6.20%) Jenkins
8 12 (4.38%) Ant
8 12 (4.38%) CA Gen
9 10 (3.65%) Sonatype Nexus
10 7 (2.55%) HP UFT
11 5 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (1.82%) LoadRunner
11 5 (1.82%) Rational Rose
12 4 (1.46%) JIRA Agile
12 4 (1.46%) JMeter
12 4 (1.46%) JUnit
12 4 (1.46%) Selenium
13 3 (1.09%) Ranorex
13 3 (1.09%) Testopia
General
1 41 (14.96%) Finance
2 13 (4.74%) Banking
3 10 (3.65%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.28%) Retail
5 4 (1.46%) Games
5 4 (1.46%) Marketing
6 3 (1.09%) Front Office
6 3 (1.09%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.09%) Legal
7 2 (0.73%) Publishing
8 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (31.39%) Architect
2 61 (22.26%) Developer
3 46 (16.79%) Analyst
4 33 (12.04%) Business Analyst
4 33 (12.04%) Software Architect
5 26 (9.49%) Solutions Architect
6 23 (8.39%) Technical Architect
7 20 (7.30%) Designer
7 20 (7.30%) Java Architect
7 20 (7.30%) Solutions Designer
8 19 (6.93%) Lead Developer
9 14 (5.11%) DevOps Engineer
10 13 (4.74%) Java Software Architect
11 12 (4.38%) Requirements Manager
12 11 (4.01%) Project Manager
13 10 (3.65%) Senior Developer
13 10 (3.65%) Software Manager
14 9 (3.28%) Configuration Manager
14 9 (3.28%) Software Configuration Manager
15 7 (2.55%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (22.63%) J2EE
2 32 (11.68%) Web Services
3 27 (9.85%) XML
4 21 (7.66%) Spring
5 20 (7.30%) .NET
6 15 (5.47%) JMS
7 14 (5.11%) JSP
8 13 (4.74%) EJB
8 13 (4.74%) Hibernate
9 11 (4.01%) HTML
9 11 (4.01%) RabbitMQ
10 10 (3.65%) REST
10 10 (3.65%) Servlets
10 10 (3.65%) Spring Boot
11 8 (2.92%) Java EE
11 8 (2.92%) Struts
11 8 (2.92%) WSDL
11 8 (2.92%) XSD
12 7 (2.55%) ASP.NET
13 6 (2.19%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.65%) PMI
2 8 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.92%) Mainframe
3 7 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (2.55%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (1.46%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.09%) Clustering
5 3 (1.09%) Derivative
6 2 (0.73%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.36%) Blog
7 1 (0.36%) CESG
7 1 (0.36%) CMDB
7 1 (0.36%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.36%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.36%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.36%) Equities
7 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.36%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.36%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 98 (35.77%) Unix
2 37 (13.50%) Linux
3 25 (9.12%) Windows
4 8 (2.92%) Solaris
5 4 (1.46%) AIX
6 2 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (60.58%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (56.93%) Waterfall
3 68 (24.82%) OO
4 65 (23.72%) Scrum
5 58 (21.17%) Data Modelling
6 57 (20.80%) SDLC
7 53 (19.34%) Test Strategy
8 47 (17.15%) Project Planning
9 44 (16.06%) UML
10 39 (14.23%) Software Architecture
11 35 (12.77%) Configuration Management
12 34 (12.41%) RAD
13 30 (10.95%) SOA
14 28 (10.22%) Business Intelligence
14 28 (10.22%) Data Analysis
15 27 (9.85%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (9.49%) ITIL
17 25 (9.12%) CRM
17 25 (9.12%) DSDM
17 25 (9.12%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 119 (43.43%) SQL
2 104 (37.96%) Java
3 89 (32.48%) Shell Script
4 34 (12.41%) PL/SQL
5 32 (11.68%) Perl
6 18 (6.57%) Bash Shell
7 16 (5.84%) Python
7 16 (5.84%) Ruby
8 15 (5.47%) JavaScript
9 10 (3.65%) C#
10 8 (2.92%) Assembly Language
10 8 (2.92%) COBOL
11 4 (1.46%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.46%) Scala
12 2 (0.73%) AspectJ
12 2 (0.73%) AWK
12 2 (0.73%) Clojure
12 2 (0.73%) Groovy
12 2 (0.73%) Korn
12 2 (0.73%) sed
Qualifications
1 19 (6.93%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.01%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 10 (3.65%) PMI Certification
4 6 (2.19%) ISEB
5 5 (1.82%) Degree
5 5 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (1.82%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.82%) Sun Certification
6 4 (1.46%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.09%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.73%) CBAP
8 2 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.36%) MCP
9 1 (0.36%) MCTS
9 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.36%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.74%) SLA
2 12 (4.38%) QA
3 4 (1.46%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.73%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (4.01%) vSphere
1 11 (4.01%) Xen
1 11 (4.01%) XenServer
2 4 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.09%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.73%) Docker
5 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 28 (10.22%) Puppet
2 17 (6.20%) Tivoli
3 16 (5.84%) Cobbler
3 16 (5.84%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.09%) OpenView
5 3 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.73%) Ansible
6 2 (0.73%) Salt
6 2 (0.73%) Terraform
7 1 (0.36%) Graphite
Vendors
1 113 (41.24%) Oracle
2 89 (32.48%) Pega
3 61 (22.26%) Informatica
4 29 (10.58%) BEA
5 24 (8.76%) webMethods
6 18 (6.57%) HP
7 16 (5.84%) IBM
8 14 (5.11%) Microsoft
8 14 (5.11%) WSO2
9 11 (4.01%) EnterpriseDB
10 10 (3.65%) CollabNet
11 8 (2.92%) Chordiant
11 8 (2.92%) Sun
12 5 (1.82%) Citrix
12 5 (1.82%) SAP
13 4 (1.46%) VMware
14 3 (1.09%) PeopleSoft
14 3 (1.09%) Siebel
14 3 (1.09%) StorageTek
14 3 (1.09%) TIBCO
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