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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 525 444 444
Rank change year-on-year
-81 0
Contract jobs citing RUP 100 170 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.34% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.43% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 98 80
Median daily rate £470 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £347 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £302
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +40.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.23%
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
41108 39802 37510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.14% 79.38% 78.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 27552 25663 24073
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 920 1132 1135
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.69 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% +1.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 28 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 28 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 +17 34 £450 -14.28%
London -63 28 £550 +29.41% 4
South East -19 13 £320 -24.14% 4
East of England +11 12 £460 +15.00%
Yorkshire 0 9 £460 -16.36% 5
North West -9 3 £550 +10.00% 4
South West -7 2 £500 +17.64% 2
RUP
UK

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 151 (63.98%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (54.66%) Waterfall
3 99 (41.95%) SQL
4 94 (39.83%) Oracle
5 92 (38.98%) Java
6 80 (33.90%) Unix
7 71 (30.08%) Pega
8 69 (29.24%) Shell Script
9 60 (25.42%) ClearCase
10 58 (24.58%) OO
11 56 (23.73%) Scrum
12 52 (22.03%) J2EE
12 52 (22.03%) Informatica
13 50 (21.19%) Data Modelling
14 49 (20.76%) SDLC
15 47 (19.92%) Test Strategy
16 44 (18.64%) WebLogic
17 43 (18.22%) Linux
17 43 (18.22%) Project Planning
18 42 (17.80%) UML
19 41 (17.37%) Oracle OWB
20 40 (16.95%) ClearQuest
21 38 (16.10%) Software Architecture
22 35 (14.83%) Finance
23 34 (14.41%) Web Services
23 34 (14.41%) RAD
24 30 (12.71%) Configuration Management
24 30 (12.71%) BusinessObjects
24 30 (12.71%) Puppet
24 30 (12.71%) JIRA

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 44 (18.64%) WebLogic
2 19 (8.05%) WebSphere
3 15 (6.36%) Confluence
4 13 (5.51%) JBoss
5 12 (5.08%) SharePoint
6 11 (4.66%) CloudStack
6 11 (4.66%) OpenStack
7 8 (3.39%) CICS
7 8 (3.39%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.54%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.85%) Captiva
10 2 (0.85%) Documentum
11 1 (0.42%) Apache
11 1 (0.42%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.42%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.42%) IIS
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.42%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (7.63%) MS Office
2 11 (4.66%) MS Excel
3 10 (4.24%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (0.85%) Oracle Retail
1 2 (0.85%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.42%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.12%) Bluemix
2 3 (1.27%) SaaS
3 2 (0.85%) IaaS
3 2 (0.85%) Silverpop
4 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.24%) Internet
2 6 (2.54%) HTTP
3 2 (0.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (17.37%) Oracle OWB
2 30 (12.71%) BusinessObjects
3 17 (7.20%) MongoDB
4 15 (6.36%) SQL Server
5 13 (5.51%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (4.66%) DB2
6 11 (4.66%) Oracle Database
6 11 (4.66%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.39%) MS Access
8 7 (2.97%) MySQL
9 6 (2.54%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (2.54%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.27%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.27%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.85%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (0.85%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.85%) SAP Data Services
11 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 60 (25.42%) ClearCase
2 40 (16.95%) ClearQuest
3 30 (12.71%) JIRA
4 26 (11.02%) Git (software)
5 24 (10.17%) Subversion
6 20 (8.47%) Maven
7 11 (4.66%) Ant
8 8 (3.39%) Rational Rose
9 7 (2.97%) Eclipse
9 7 (2.97%) HP UFT
10 6 (2.54%) CA Gen
11 5 (2.12%) CppUnit
11 5 (2.12%) GoogleTest
11 5 (2.12%) LoadRunner
11 5 (2.12%) NUnit
12 4 (1.69%) JMeter
12 4 (1.69%) JUnit
12 4 (1.69%) Selenium
13 3 (1.27%) Jenkins
13 3 (1.27%) Ranorex
General
1 35 (14.83%) Finance
2 14 (5.93%) Banking
3 10 (4.24%) Retail
3 10 (4.24%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.69%) Front Office
4 4 (1.69%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.69%) Legal
4 4 (1.69%) Marketing
5 2 (0.85%) Publishing
6 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (33.05%) Architect
2 58 (24.58%) Developer
3 40 (16.95%) Analyst
4 33 (13.98%) Software Architect
5 28 (11.86%) Business Analyst
6 25 (10.59%) Solutions Architect
7 23 (9.75%) Technical Architect
8 22 (9.32%) Designer
9 21 (8.90%) Solutions Designer
10 19 (8.05%) Java Architect
11 14 (5.93%) DevOps Engineer
11 14 (5.93%) Lead Developer
11 14 (5.93%) Senior Developer
12 12 (5.08%) Java Software Architect
13 11 (4.66%) Project Manager
14 10 (4.24%) Java Developer
15 7 (2.97%) Java Solutions Architect
15 7 (2.97%) Platform Engineer
15 7 (2.97%) Requirements Manager
15 7 (2.97%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (22.03%) J2EE
2 34 (14.41%) Web Services
3 24 (10.17%) Spring
3 24 (10.17%) XML
4 17 (7.20%) JSP
5 15 (6.36%) Servlets
6 13 (5.51%) RabbitMQ
7 12 (5.08%) EJB
7 12 (5.08%) Spring Boot
8 10 (4.24%) .NET
8 10 (4.24%) Hibernate
9 9 (3.81%) HTML
9 9 (3.81%) JMS
9 9 (3.81%) JSON
9 9 (3.81%) Struts
10 8 (3.39%) WSDL
10 8 (3.39%) XSD
11 7 (2.97%) Ajax
11 7 (2.97%) REST
12 6 (2.54%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.24%) PMI
2 9 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.39%) Mainframe
4 7 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.97%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (2.54%) Derivative
6 4 (1.69%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.85%) Equities
7 2 (0.85%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.85%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.85%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.42%) Blog
8 1 (0.42%) CMDB
8 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.42%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.42%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.42%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (0.42%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 80 (33.90%) Unix
2 43 (18.22%) Linux
3 16 (6.78%) Windows
4 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.85%) Solaris
5 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (63.98%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (54.66%) Waterfall
3 58 (24.58%) OO
4 56 (23.73%) Scrum
5 50 (21.19%) Data Modelling
6 49 (20.76%) SDLC
7 47 (19.92%) Test Strategy
8 43 (18.22%) Project Planning
9 42 (17.80%) UML
10 38 (16.10%) Software Architecture
11 34 (14.41%) RAD
12 30 (12.71%) Configuration Management
13 28 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
13 28 (11.86%) Data Analysis
13 28 (11.86%) SOA
14 25 (10.59%) DSDM
15 23 (9.75%) Project Management
16 21 (8.90%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (8.90%) CRM
16 21 (8.90%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 99 (41.95%) SQL
2 92 (38.98%) Java
3 69 (29.24%) Shell Script
4 22 (9.32%) Perl
5 21 (8.90%) PL/SQL
6 17 (7.20%) Bash Shell
7 16 (6.78%) Python
7 16 (6.78%) Ruby
8 11 (4.66%) JavaScript
9 8 (3.39%) Assembly Language
9 8 (3.39%) COBOL
10 7 (2.97%) C#
11 6 (2.54%) AspectJ
12 5 (2.12%) C
13 4 (1.69%) Scala
14 3 (1.27%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.85%) C++
15 2 (0.85%) Clojure
15 2 (0.85%) Groovy
15 2 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (6.78%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.24%) PMI Certification
3 6 (2.54%) ISEB
3 6 (2.54%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (2.12%) Sun Certification
5 4 (1.69%) Degree
6 3 (1.27%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.85%) CBAP
7 2 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.42%) PMP
8 1 (0.42%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.08%) QA
2 9 (3.81%) SLA
3 3 (1.27%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.85%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.42%) SAS 70
System Software
1 11 (4.66%) vSphere
1 11 (4.66%) Xen
1 11 (4.66%) XenServer
2 3 (1.27%) Docker
3 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (12.71%) Puppet
2 17 (7.20%) Tivoli
3 16 (6.78%) Cobbler
3 16 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.85%) Ansible
5 2 (0.85%) Graphite
5 2 (0.85%) Salt
5 2 (0.85%) Terraform
6 1 (0.42%) Grafana
Vendors
1 94 (39.83%) Oracle
2 71 (30.08%) Pega
3 52 (22.03%) Informatica
4 22 (9.32%) IBM
5 16 (6.78%) BEA
6 15 (6.36%) webMethods
6 15 (6.36%) WSO2
7 12 (5.08%) Microsoft
8 11 (4.66%) EnterpriseDB
9 8 (3.39%) Chordiant
10 6 (2.54%) HP
11 5 (2.12%) Citrix
11 5 (2.12%) Sun
12 3 (1.27%) Actimize
12 3 (1.27%) ATG
12 3 (1.27%) PeopleSoft
12 3 (1.27%) SAP
12 3 (1.27%) Siebel
13 2 (0.85%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.85%) Retek
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