The table below looks at the statistics for RUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 57 54 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Contract jobs citing RUP 6 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.17% 0.52% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 0.76% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £353 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.56% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £355 £438
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -18.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £34.22
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £34.22
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +16.90%
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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 Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
392 395 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 76.56% 68.82% 64.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 235 128
Average daily rate £425 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 62 39
Average hourly rate £21.00 £31.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +3.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.10 £44.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

RUP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RUP across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

RUP Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

RUP
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RUP across the Essex region.

RUP Daily Rate Trend in Essex

RUP
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RUP across the Essex region.

RUP Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 14 (100.00%) Scrum
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) Content Management
3 12 (85.71%) Java
3 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 12 (85.71%) J2EE
4 11 (78.57%) XHTML
4 11 (78.57%) IBM
4 11 (78.57%) Ant
4 11 (78.57%) CSS
4 11 (78.57%) XML
4 11 (78.57%) UNIX
4 11 (78.57%) HTML
4 11 (78.57%) Linux
4 11 (78.57%) Ajax
4 11 (78.57%) WebSphere
4 11 (78.57%) HTML5
5 10 (71.43%) User Stories
5 10 (71.43%) Validation
5 10 (71.43%) Windows
5 10 (71.43%) Solaris
5 10 (71.43%) SQL
6 9 (64.29%) OO
7 8 (57.14%) Eclipse
7 8 (57.14%) Web Services
7 8 (57.14%) TDD
7 8 (57.14%) Marketing
7 8 (57.14%) Use Case
7 8 (57.14%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (57.14%) Relational Database

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 11 (78.57%) WebSphere
2 2 (14.29%) CMS
2 2 (14.29%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Ant
2 8 (57.14%) Eclipse
3 5 (35.71%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (57.14%) Marketing
2 5 (35.71%) Legal
3 2 (14.29%) Automotive
4 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 11 (78.57%) Java Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) CMS Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) J2EE
2 11 (78.57%) XHTML
2 11 (78.57%) CSS
2 11 (78.57%) XML
2 11 (78.57%) HTML
2 11 (78.57%) Ajax
2 11 (78.57%) HTML5
3 8 (57.14%) Web Services
4 7 (50.00%) JAX-RS
4 7 (50.00%) JAX-WS
4 7 (50.00%) TopLink
4 7 (50.00%) SOAP
5 4 (28.57%) JSP
6 1 (7.14%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Web 2.0
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) UNIX
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Solaris
3 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Scrum
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) Content Management
3 10 (71.43%) User Stories
3 10 (71.43%) Validation
4 9 (64.29%) OO
5 8 (57.14%) TDD
5 8 (57.14%) Use Case
5 8 (57.14%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (42.86%) B2C
7 5 (35.71%) SOA
8 3 (21.43%) RAD
9 2 (14.29%) SEO
10 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (7.14%) Black-Box Testing
10 1 (7.14%) Android Development
10 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
10 1 (7.14%) Information Management
10 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
10 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Java
1 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) FQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) IBM
2 7 (50.00%) FatWire
3 2 (14.29%) Adobe
4 1 (7.14%) Facebook
4 1 (7.14%) Twitter
4 1 (7.14%) Vignette
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle