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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
UK / England
Rank 522 471 420
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -51
Contract jobs citing RUP 51 139 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.29% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.35% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 70 94
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £354 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-12.77% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +18.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +111.11%

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
34713 39592 38040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.93% 82.92% 79.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23191 26242 24439
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 871 1080 1032
Median hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.55 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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
London +3 20 £500 +8.10% 10
South East +23 9 £393 +6.14% 4
West Midlands -47 8 £375 -17.80%
East of England -4 7 - - 1
North West +16 6 £425 +3.03% 8
East Midlands - 1 £415 - 1
RUP
UK

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 88 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 58 (41.43%) Scrum
4 56 (40.00%) Oracle
5 54 (38.57%) OO
6 43 (30.71%) Java
7 40 (28.57%) UML
8 38 (27.14%) J2EE
9 31 (22.14%) WebLogic
10 28 (20.00%) SQL
11 27 (19.29%) Data Modelling
12 26 (18.57%) Unix
12 26 (18.57%) Finance
12 26 (18.57%) Process Improvement
13 25 (17.86%) E-Commerce
13 25 (17.86%) webMethods
14 23 (16.43%) Web Services
14 23 (16.43%) TDD
15 22 (15.71%) Problem Management
16 21 (15.00%) TOGAF
16 21 (15.00%) RAD
17 20 (14.29%) Shell Script
17 20 (14.29%) PRINCE2
17 20 (14.29%) PL/SQL
17 20 (14.29%) Security Cleared
18 19 (13.57%) Oracle Reports
19 18 (12.86%) Informatica
20 17 (12.14%) Business Intelligence
20 17 (12.14%) DSDM
20 17 (12.14%) JBoss

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 31 (22.14%) WebLogic
2 17 (12.14%) JBoss
3 16 (11.43%) WebSphere
4 15 (10.71%) Tomcat
5 12 (8.57%) GlassFish
6 7 (5.00%) Confluence
7 5 (3.57%) CMS
7 5 (3.57%) Documentum
8 4 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (2.86%) SAP Portal
9 3 (2.14%) NServiceBus
9 3 (2.14%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.71%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.71%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.71%) Jetty
10 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.86%) MS Office
3 3 (2.14%) MS Project
4 2 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (4.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (2.86%) SAP PSCD
4 2 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.43%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (1.43%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (1.43%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.71%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.14%) GitHub
2 2 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.71%) iPaaS
3 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.71%) VoIP
2 2 (1.43%) DNS
2 2 (1.43%) LAN
2 2 (1.43%) WAN
3 1 (0.71%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.71%) DHCP
3 1 (0.71%) Firewall
3 1 (0.71%) NAS
3 1 (0.71%) SAN
3 1 (0.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.57%) Oracle Reports
2 13 (9.29%) BusinessObjects
2 13 (9.29%) Oracle Database
2 13 (9.29%) Relational Database
3 10 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 10 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
3 10 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
3 10 (7.14%) SAP Data Services
4 8 (5.71%) Pentaho
5 5 (3.57%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.86%) Big Data
7 3 (2.14%) Oracle OWB
8 2 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.43%) DB2
8 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.43%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.71%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.71%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (10.71%) CA Gen
2 9 (6.43%) JIRA
3 7 (5.00%) PowerDesigner
4 6 (4.29%) Ant
5 5 (3.57%) ClearCase
5 5 (3.57%) Maven
5 5 (3.57%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (2.86%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.86%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.14%) ClearQuest
7 3 (2.14%) Subversion
7 3 (2.14%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.43%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.43%) FitNesse
8 2 (1.43%) Gradle
8 2 (1.43%) JMeter
8 2 (1.43%) NeoLoad
8 2 (1.43%) Rational Rose
8 2 (1.43%) Selenium
9 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (18.57%) Finance
2 12 (8.57%) Retail
3 7 (5.00%) Marketing
4 6 (4.29%) Banking
4 6 (4.29%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.86%) Back Office
6 2 (1.43%) Front Office
7 1 (0.71%) Automotive
7 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.71%) Publishing
7 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (34.29%) Developer
2 38 (27.14%) Architect
3 21 (15.00%) Analyst
4 18 (12.86%) Business Analyst
4 18 (12.86%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (7.14%) ETL Developer
5 10 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 9 (6.43%) Hybris Developer
7 8 (5.71%) Pentaho Developer
8 7 (5.00%) Data Architect
8 7 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
8 7 (5.00%) Oracle ETL Developer
8 7 (5.00%) Software Engineer
9 6 (4.29%) Head of Delivery
9 6 (4.29%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.29%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
9 6 (4.29%) Technical Architect
10 5 (3.57%) Oracle Architect
10 5 (3.57%) Oracle Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.57%) Supply Chain Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (27.14%) J2EE
2 23 (16.43%) Web Services
3 17 (12.14%) REST
4 16 (11.43%) SOAP
5 15 (10.71%) JSTL
6 14 (10.00%) Spring
6 14 (10.00%) Struts
7 8 (5.71%) .NET
8 5 (3.57%) jQuery
8 5 (3.57%) XML
9 4 (2.86%) ASP.NET
9 4 (2.86%) CSS
9 4 (2.86%) Java EE
9 4 (2.86%) OSGi
9 4 (2.86%) WCF
9 4 (2.86%) Web Dynpro
10 3 (2.14%) JMS
10 3 (2.14%) JSP
10 3 (2.14%) Middleware
10 3 (2.14%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.57%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.57%) Mainframe
4 5 (3.57%) PMI
5 3 (2.14%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.14%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.43%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.71%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (0.71%) Derivative
7 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.71%) Fintech
7 1 (0.71%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.71%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (0.71%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.57%) Unix
2 14 (10.00%) Windows
3 7 (5.00%) Solaris
4 4 (2.86%) Linux
5 2 (1.43%) VME
6 1 (0.71%) Android
6 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 58 (41.43%) Scrum
4 54 (38.57%) OO
5 40 (28.57%) UML
6 27 (19.29%) Data Modelling
7 26 (18.57%) Process Improvement
8 25 (17.86%) E-Commerce
9 23 (16.43%) TDD
10 22 (15.71%) Problem Management
11 21 (15.00%) RAD
11 21 (15.00%) TOGAF
12 20 (14.29%) PRINCE2
13 17 (12.14%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (12.14%) DSDM
13 17 (12.14%) Test Strategy
13 17 (12.14%) Use Case
14 16 (11.43%) Project Management
14 16 (11.43%) SDLC
14 16 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (30.71%) Java
2 28 (20.00%) SQL
3 20 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 20 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 13 (9.29%) Perl
5 8 (5.71%) C#
6 7 (5.00%) COBOL
7 6 (4.29%) Python
8 5 (3.57%) C
9 4 (2.86%) ABAP
10 3 (2.14%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.14%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.43%) Groovy
12 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.71%) Go
Qualifications
1 20 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.00%) Degree
2 14 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.29%) DV Cleared
3 6 (4.29%) ISEB
3 6 (4.29%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.43%) PMP
4 2 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.71%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.00%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.57%) QA
2 5 (3.57%) SLA
3 1 (0.71%) P3O
System Software
1 8 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.71%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (5.00%) Ansible
1 7 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (0.71%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.71%) Control-M
2 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.71%) Kibana
2 1 (0.71%) logstash
2 1 (0.71%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.71%) Salt
2 1 (0.71%) SCCM
2 1 (0.71%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 56 (40.00%) Oracle
2 25 (17.86%) webMethods
3 18 (12.86%) Informatica
4 16 (11.43%) Pega
5 14 (10.00%) BEA
6 13 (9.29%) hybris
6 13 (9.29%) Microsoft
7 8 (5.71%) IBM
7 8 (5.71%) VMware
8 5 (3.57%) Adobe
8 5 (3.57%) ATG
9 4 (2.86%) SAP
9 4 (2.86%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.43%) Casewise
10 2 (1.43%) Chordiant
10 2 (1.43%) Compuware
10 2 (1.43%) Empirix
10 2 (1.43%) ICL
10 2 (1.43%) MuleSoft
10 2 (1.43%) Salesforce.com