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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 368 394 344
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -50
Contract jobs citing RUP 193 152 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.33% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.44% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 76 108
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £320 £375
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.35 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% +24.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.35 -
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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
35919 34430 29372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.27% 75.51% 73.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 22880 21174 17901
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 973 1051 1057
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.29 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.98 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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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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 -4 86 £425 +4.29% 15
West Midlands +27 36 £494 +9.72% 4
South East -19 27 £450 +46.57% 7
East of England +18 20 £400 -11.11% 1
Yorkshire -9 13 £353 +11.90% 7
North West -18 6 £413 +3.12% 1
South West -7 5 £425 -10.52% 3
North East - 2 - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
RUP
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RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 181 (56.04%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (41.80%) UML
3 124 (38.39%) Java
4 111 (34.37%) Scrum
5 103 (31.89%) SQL
6 98 (30.34%) OO
7 80 (24.77%) Waterfall
8 77 (23.84%) Oracle
8 77 (23.84%) Finance
9 74 (22.91%) UNIX
10 73 (22.60%) XML
10 73 (22.60%) J2EE
11 72 (22.29%) Use Case
12 61 (18.89%) Configuration Management
12 61 (18.89%) Web Services
12 61 (18.89%) Security Cleared
13 57 (17.65%) Linux
13 57 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
14 55 (17.03%) Project Management
15 53 (16.41%) DSDM
16 48 (14.86%) SC Cleared
17 47 (14.55%) Software Engineering
17 47 (14.55%) HTML
17 47 (14.55%) Data Modelling
18 44 (13.62%) Ant
18 44 (13.62%) SOAP
19 43 (13.31%) TDD
20 41 (12.69%) Business Intelligence
21 40 (12.38%) OOD
21 40 (12.38%) Pega

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 32 (9.91%) WebLogic
2 25 (7.74%) WebSphere
3 16 (4.95%) Apache
4 15 (4.64%) JBoss
5 14 (4.33%) Documentum
6 11 (3.41%) Oracle Workflow
7 10 (3.10%) Tomcat
8 9 (2.79%) Confluence
9 6 (1.86%) Adobe CQ
9 6 (1.86%) SAS
10 5 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.55%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (0.93%) Apache ServiceMix
11 3 (0.93%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.93%) Captiva
11 3 (0.93%) Liferay
11 3 (0.93%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.62%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.62%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (7.43%) MS Office
2 22 (6.81%) MS Visio
3 16 (4.95%) MS Excel
3 16 (4.95%) MS Project
4 4 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (1.55%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.31%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.31%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.72%) Internet
2 8 (2.48%) LDAP
3 7 (2.17%) Firewall
4 6 (1.86%) Intranet
4 6 (1.86%) Extranet
5 3 (0.93%) Network Security
6 1 (0.31%) DMZ
6 1 (0.31%) SAN
6 1 (0.31%) DNS
6 1 (0.31%) DHCP
6 1 (0.31%) FTP
6 1 (0.31%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.31%) VPN
6 1 (0.31%) X.509
6 1 (0.31%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.12%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (5.57%) Relational Database
4 16 (4.95%) Oracle Reports
4 16 (4.95%) Oracle Database
5 9 (2.79%) MySQL
5 9 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.48%) OLAP
7 7 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.86%) SQL Navigator
9 5 (1.55%) TKPROF
9 5 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (1.55%) OLTP
9 5 (1.55%) ProClarity
10 3 (0.93%) Ingres
10 3 (0.93%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.93%) JasperReports
10 3 (0.93%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 44 (13.62%) Ant
2 38 (11.76%) Subversion
3 31 (9.60%) Rational Rose
4 26 (8.05%) ClearCase
5 24 (7.43%) NUnit
5 24 (7.43%) SoapUI
6 23 (7.12%) GoogleTest
6 23 (7.12%) CppUnit
7 21 (6.50%) Maven
8 17 (5.26%) Eclipse
9 16 (4.95%) JIRA
10 15 (4.64%) ClearQuest
11 12 (3.72%) Jenkins
12 11 (3.41%) Git (software)
13 8 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (2.48%) JUnit
14 7 (2.17%) CA Gen
14 7 (2.17%) NetBeans
15 6 (1.86%) TortoiseSVN
15 6 (1.86%) RequisitePro
General
1 77 (23.84%) Finance
2 26 (8.05%) Marketing
3 13 (4.02%) Banking
4 9 (2.79%) Publishing
5 6 (1.86%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.86%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (1.86%) Legal
6 5 (1.55%) Advertising
7 4 (1.24%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.93%) Automotive
8 3 (0.93%) Back Office
8 3 (0.93%) Billing
8 3 (0.93%) Retail
9 2 (0.62%) French Language
9 2 (0.62%) Front Office
9 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 117 (36.22%) Developer
2 71 (21.98%) Analyst
3 56 (17.34%) Architect
4 49 (15.17%) Java Developer
5 43 (13.31%) Business Analyst
6 22 (6.81%) Solutions Architect
7 20 (6.19%) Senior Developer
8 16 (4.95%) Designer
9 15 (4.64%) Solutions Designer
10 14 (4.33%) Project Manager
10 14 (4.33%) Software Engineer
11 12 (3.72%) Senior Java Developer
12 9 (2.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 9 (2.79%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 8 (2.48%) Middleware Developer
13 8 (2.48%) Applications Architect
14 7 (2.17%) Delivery Manager
14 7 (2.17%) Enterprise Architect
14 7 (2.17%) Data Analyst
14 7 (2.17%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (22.60%) XML
1 73 (22.60%) J2EE
2 61 (18.89%) Web Services
3 47 (14.55%) HTML
4 44 (13.62%) SOAP
5 32 (9.91%) .NET
5 32 (9.91%) Middleware
6 30 (9.29%) CSS
7 23 (7.12%) HTML5
8 19 (5.88%) Motif
8 19 (5.88%) Ajax
9 17 (5.26%) TopLink
9 17 (5.26%) XSLT
9 17 (5.26%) XHTML
10 16 (4.95%) JAX-WS
10 16 (4.95%) XSD
11 15 (4.64%) Hibernate
11 15 (4.64%) JAX-RS
12 14 (4.33%) J2SE
13 13 (4.02%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 57 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.81%) Derivative
3 13 (4.02%) Open Source
4 9 (2.79%) W3C
5 8 (2.48%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.55%) Replication
7 5 (1.55%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.24%) Pharmacovigilance
8 4 (1.24%) Taxonomies
8 4 (1.24%) Fixed Income
9 3 (0.93%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.93%) GIS
10 2 (0.62%) iPad
10 2 (0.62%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.62%) Credit Derivative
10 2 (0.62%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.62%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (0.62%) PMI
10 2 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 74 (22.91%) UNIX
2 57 (17.65%) Linux
3 35 (10.84%) Windows
4 18 (5.57%) Solaris
5 10 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (56.04%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (41.80%) UML
3 111 (34.37%) Scrum
4 98 (30.34%) OO
5 80 (24.77%) Waterfall
6 72 (22.29%) Use Case
7 61 (18.89%) Configuration Management
8 55 (17.03%) Project Management
9 53 (16.41%) DSDM
10 47 (14.55%) Software Engineering
10 47 (14.55%) Data Modelling
11 43 (13.31%) TDD
12 41 (12.69%) Business Intelligence
13 40 (12.38%) OOD
14 36 (11.15%) Unified Process
15 33 (10.22%) Content Management
16 30 (9.29%) TOGAF
17 29 (8.98%) Validation
18 28 (8.67%) Stakeholder Management
19 26 (8.05%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 124 (38.39%) Java
2 103 (31.89%) SQL
3 36 (11.15%) JavaScript
4 34 (10.53%) PL/SQL
5 25 (7.74%) C
5 25 (7.74%) Shell Script
6 20 (6.19%) C#
7 19 (5.88%) Perl
8 18 (5.57%) C++
9 13 (4.02%) T-SQL
9 13 (4.02%) Bash Shell
10 10 (3.10%) XPath
11 9 (2.79%) Python
12 8 (2.48%) Ruby
13 7 (2.17%) Scala
14 4 (1.24%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.24%) PHP
15 3 (0.93%) COBOL
15 3 (0.93%) XQuery
15 3 (0.93%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 61 (18.89%) Security Cleared
2 48 (14.86%) SC Cleared
3 17 (5.26%) Degree
4 8 (2.48%) DV Cleared
4 8 (2.48%) PMI Certification
4 8 (2.48%) ISEB
5 6 (1.86%) VCP4
5 6 (1.86%) PMP
6 5 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.64%) QA
2 8 (2.48%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.17%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.24%) SLA
5 3 (0.93%) COBIT
5 3 (0.93%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.62%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.31%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (1.55%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (1.55%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.62%) XenServer
2 2 (0.62%) vSphere
2 2 (0.62%) Xen
2 2 (0.62%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (0.31%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 15 (4.64%) Puppet
2 8 (2.48%) Tivoli
3 7 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.17%) Cobbler
4 5 (1.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (1.55%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 77 (23.84%) Oracle
2 40 (12.38%) Pega
3 32 (9.91%) IBM
4 25 (7.74%) webMethods
5 22 (6.81%) Business Objects
6 19 (5.88%) BEA
7 18 (5.57%) Informatica
8 15 (4.64%) Microsoft
9 13 (4.02%) Red Hat
10 8 (2.48%) Atlassian
11 7 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.86%) HP
13 5 (1.55%) Cognos
13 5 (1.55%) Adobe
14 4 (1.24%) VMware
15 2 (0.62%) Tableau
15 2 (0.62%) EnterpriseDB
15 2 (0.62%) Apple
15 2 (0.62%) SAP
16 1 (0.31%) ForgeRock
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