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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 407 406 305
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -101
Contract jobs citing RUP 174 148 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.31% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.41% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 80 111
Average daily rate
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£425 £410 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +5.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+39.48% -6.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 15
Average hourly rate - £40.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +47.27%
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
37734 36043 31566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.70% 75.13% 74.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24299 23133 19378
Average daily rate £418 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -4.76%
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 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1110 988
Average hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 -26 77 £425 - 21
South East +7 32 £450 +50.25% 9
Yorkshire +7 23 £400 -15.78% 5
West Midlands -2 15 £520 +8.90% 1
East of England +3 10 £400 +14.28% 1
North West -18 9 £500 - 2
South West +4 3 £425 +41.66% 3
East Midlands -10 2 - -
RUP
UK

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 209 (59.71%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (42.29%) UML
3 130 (37.14%) Java
4 112 (32.00%) Waterfall
5 111 (31.71%) SQL
6 108 (30.86%) OO
7 105 (30.00%) Oracle
7 105 (30.00%) Scrum
8 86 (24.57%) Finance
9 82 (23.43%) J2EE
10 71 (20.29%) Use Case
11 69 (19.71%) Web Services
12 68 (19.43%) UNIX
13 67 (19.14%) XML
14 55 (15.71%) Business Intelligence
15 49 (14.00%) Data Modelling
15 49 (14.00%) SOAP
15 49 (14.00%) Linux
16 47 (13.43%) Security Cleared
16 47 (13.43%) Pega
17 46 (13.14%) Configuration Management
18 45 (12.86%) Project Management
18 45 (12.86%) WebLogic
18 45 (12.86%) TDD
19 44 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
20 42 (12.00%) Software Engineering
20 42 (12.00%) Ant
21 41 (11.71%) HTML
22 39 (11.14%) Subversion
23 38 (10.86%) Business Analysis

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 45 (12.86%) WebLogic
2 30 (8.57%) WebSphere
3 19 (5.43%) Documentum
4 14 (4.00%) JBoss
5 13 (3.71%) Oracle Workflow
6 12 (3.43%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.00%) SAS
8 6 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.43%) GlassFish
9 5 (1.43%) Oracle Application Server
10 4 (1.14%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.86%) Apache
12 2 (0.57%) Captiva
12 2 (0.57%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.57%) Liferay
12 2 (0.57%) Confluence
12 2 (0.57%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (0.57%) Apache ServiceMix
13 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.29%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 24 (6.86%) MS Office
2 19 (5.43%) MS Visio
3 14 (4.00%) MS Project
4 13 (3.71%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (2.00%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.86%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.29%) SAP PSCD
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.29%) Internet
2 9 (2.57%) LDAP
3 7 (2.00%) Firewall
4 6 (1.71%) Intranet
4 6 (1.71%) Extranet
5 4 (1.14%) FTP
6 3 (0.86%) Network Security
7 2 (0.57%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.57%) X.509
8 1 (0.29%) NAS
8 1 (0.29%) DMZ
8 1 (0.29%) VPN
8 1 (0.29%) DNS
8 1 (0.29%) DHCP
8 1 (0.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.71%) Data Warehouse
2 30 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 26 (7.43%) Oracle Database
3 26 (7.43%) Relational Database
4 22 (6.29%) Oracle Reports
5 18 (5.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (4.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (2.57%) DB2
8 8 (2.29%) OLAP
9 7 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (2.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 7 (2.00%) Oracle9i Database
9 7 (2.00%) MySQL
9 7 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (1.71%) SQL Navigator
10 6 (1.71%) OLAP Cube
11 5 (1.43%) TKPROF
11 5 (1.43%) OLTP
12 4 (1.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 42 (12.00%) Ant
2 39 (11.14%) Subversion
3 26 (7.43%) Rational Rose
4 21 (6.00%) ClearCase
5 20 (5.71%) SoapUI
6 18 (5.14%) NUnit
7 17 (4.86%) CppUnit
7 17 (4.86%) GoogleTest
7 17 (4.86%) Eclipse
8 16 (4.57%) Maven
9 13 (3.71%) CA Gen
10 11 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (2.86%) ClearQuest
11 10 (2.86%) JIRA
12 8 (2.29%) Git (software)
13 7 (2.00%) NetBeans
14 6 (1.71%) TortoiseSVN
15 5 (1.43%) Mercurial
15 5 (1.43%) Visual Studio
15 5 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 86 (24.57%) Finance
2 18 (5.14%) Marketing
3 14 (4.00%) Banking
4 8 (2.29%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.71%) Back Office
6 5 (1.43%) Advertising
7 4 (1.14%) Publishing
7 4 (1.14%) Retail
7 4 (1.14%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.14%) French Language
8 3 (0.86%) Billing
9 2 (0.57%) Front Office
9 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.57%) Automotive
9 2 (0.57%) Legal
9 2 (0.57%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 121 (34.57%) Developer
2 76 (21.71%) Analyst
3 72 (20.57%) Architect
4 59 (16.86%) Java Developer
5 52 (14.86%) Business Analyst
6 33 (9.43%) Solutions Architect
7 26 (7.43%) Senior Developer
8 21 (6.00%) Designer
9 20 (5.71%) Solutions Designer
10 18 (5.14%) Senior Java Developer
11 14 (4.00%) Project Manager
12 13 (3.71%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 13 (3.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 12 (3.43%) Test Analyst
14 10 (2.86%) Technical Architect
15 9 (2.57%) Scala Developer
15 9 (2.57%) Software Engineer
16 8 (2.29%) Integration Architect
16 8 (2.29%) SOA Architect
17 7 (2.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (23.43%) J2EE
2 69 (19.71%) Web Services
3 67 (19.14%) XML
4 49 (14.00%) SOAP
5 41 (11.71%) HTML
6 30 (8.57%) .NET
7 27 (7.71%) Middleware
8 23 (6.57%) CSS
8 23 (6.57%) J2SE
9 21 (6.00%) Spring
9 21 (6.00%) REST
10 18 (5.14%) JSP
10 18 (5.14%) XSLT
10 18 (5.14%) Hibernate
10 18 (5.14%) HTML5
10 18 (5.14%) Oracle Fusion
11 17 (4.86%) Struts
11 17 (4.86%) EJB
11 17 (4.86%) XML Schema
12 16 (4.57%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 44 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.57%) Derivative
3 15 (4.29%) Open Source
3 15 (4.29%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.29%) N-Tier
4 8 (2.29%) W3C
4 8 (2.29%) Life Science
5 7 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.71%) Fixed Income
6 6 (1.71%) Economics
6 6 (1.71%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.71%) User Experience
7 5 (1.43%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.43%) Replication
8 4 (1.14%) PMI
8 4 (1.14%) Credit Derivative
9 3 (0.86%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.86%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (0.86%) GIS
10 2 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 68 (19.43%) UNIX
2 49 (14.00%) Linux
3 38 (10.86%) Windows
4 24 (6.86%) Solaris
5 6 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (59.71%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (42.29%) UML
3 112 (32.00%) Waterfall
4 108 (30.86%) OO
5 105 (30.00%) Scrum
6 71 (20.29%) Use Case
7 55 (15.71%) Business Intelligence
8 49 (14.00%) Data Modelling
9 46 (13.14%) Configuration Management
10 45 (12.86%) Project Management
10 45 (12.86%) TDD
11 42 (12.00%) Software Engineering
12 38 (10.86%) Business Analysis
12 38 (10.86%) DSDM
13 37 (10.57%) TOGAF
14 36 (10.29%) Test Strategy
15 35 (10.00%) Unified Process
15 35 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
16 34 (9.71%) RAD
17 33 (9.43%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 130 (37.14%) Java
2 111 (31.71%) SQL
3 34 (9.71%) JavaScript
4 33 (9.43%) PL/SQL
5 23 (6.57%) Perl
5 23 (6.57%) Shell Script
6 20 (5.71%) C++
7 19 (5.43%) C
7 19 (5.43%) C#
8 18 (5.14%) T-SQL
9 16 (4.57%) XPath
10 10 (2.86%) Python
11 9 (2.57%) Scala
11 9 (2.57%) Bash Shell
12 8 (2.29%) Ruby
13 3 (0.86%) Groovy
13 3 (0.86%) XQuery
14 2 (0.57%) VBA
14 2 (0.57%) PHP
15 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 47 (13.43%) Security Cleared
2 32 (9.14%) SC Cleared
3 22 (6.29%) Degree
4 14 (4.00%) ISEB
5 8 (2.29%) DV Cleared
6 7 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.43%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.14%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.57%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.57%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.29%) PMP
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.86%) QA
2 9 (2.57%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.71%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.86%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.86%) COBIT
4 3 (0.86%) SLA
5 2 (0.57%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 5 (1.43%) Oracle Clusterware
1 5 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.29%) vSphere
2 1 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.29%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.29%) XenServer
2 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.29%) Xen
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.43%) Oracle Flashback
1 5 (1.43%) Data Guard
1 5 (1.43%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (1.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.86%) Puppet
2 3 (0.86%) Cobbler
2 3 (0.86%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.57%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 105 (30.00%) Oracle
2 47 (13.43%) Pega
3 36 (10.29%) IBM
4 27 (7.71%) webMethods
5 23 (6.57%) Microsoft
5 23 (6.57%) BEA
6 22 (6.29%) Informatica
6 22 (6.29%) Business Objects
7 8 (2.29%) Sybase
8 7 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.71%) HP
9 6 (1.71%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.71%) hybris
10 4 (1.14%) SAP
11 2 (0.57%) Adobe
11 2 (0.57%) Apple
11 2 (0.57%) CA
11 2 (0.57%) Cognos
11 2 (0.57%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.57%) Netezza
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