The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Essex region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 43 49 45
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing RUP 12 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.47% 1.32% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.31% 1.91% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£281 - £181
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 - £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 - £186
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
-17.24% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £35.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -21.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £27.50 £32.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £31.90 £40.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £35.11
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -6.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
362 314 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 74.64% 69.01% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 157 154
Average daily rate £400 £355 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £221 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 48 65
Average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £41.80 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
RUP
East of England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RUP across the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

RUP Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 July 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 17 (70.83%) OO
2 16 (66.67%) HTML
2 16 (66.67%) Java
2 16 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 16 (66.67%) CSS
2 16 (66.67%) FatWire
3 15 (62.50%) Scrum
4 14 (58.33%) Content Management
5 11 (45.83%) HTML5
6 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (41.67%) Ajax
6 10 (41.67%) Linux
6 10 (41.67%) XML
6 10 (41.67%) UNIX
6 10 (41.67%) SQL
6 10 (41.67%) J2EE
6 10 (41.67%) SOA
6 10 (41.67%) XHTML
7 9 (37.50%) IBM
7 9 (37.50%) Ant
7 9 (37.50%) JSP
7 9 (37.50%) WebSphere
7 9 (37.50%) Legal
7 9 (37.50%) Validation
8 8 (33.33%) RAD
9 7 (29.17%) Windows
9 7 (29.17%) Solaris
9 7 (29.17%) User Stories
9 7 (29.17%) Relational Database
10 5 (20.83%) Automotive

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 9 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 3 (12.50%) CMS
3 1 (4.17%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Kerberos
2 3 (12.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (4.17%) WebFOCUS
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Ant
2 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (37.50%) Legal
2 5 (20.83%) Automotive
3 3 (12.50%) Marketing
4 2 (8.33%) Finance
5 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Developer
2 12 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (33.33%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) CMS Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) HTML
1 16 (66.67%) CSS
2 11 (45.83%) HTML5
3 10 (41.67%) J2EE
3 10 (41.67%) XML
3 10 (41.67%) XHTML
3 10 (41.67%) Ajax
4 9 (37.50%) JSP
5 4 (16.67%) jBPM
6 2 (8.33%) JSON
6 2 (8.33%) RESTful
6 2 (8.33%) Web Services
6 2 (8.33%) CSS3
7 1 (4.17%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Web 2.0
2 2 (8.33%) Social Media
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) UNIX
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Solaris
3 1 (4.17%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) OO
2 15 (62.50%) Scrum
3 14 (58.33%) Content Management
4 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (41.67%) SOA
5 9 (37.50%) Validation
6 8 (33.33%) RAD
7 7 (29.17%) User Stories
8 5 (20.83%) SEO
9 4 (16.67%) Web Development
9 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
10 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
11 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (8.33%) B2C
12 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
12 1 (4.17%) Project Management
12 1 (4.17%) UML
12 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
12 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) Java
1 16 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) FQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) FatWire
2 9 (37.50%) IBM
3 4 (16.67%) JBoss
4 3 (12.50%) Facebook
4 3 (12.50%) Twitter
5 2 (8.33%) Adobe
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle
6 1 (4.17%) Business Objects
6 1 (4.17%) Vignette
6 1 (4.17%) Teradata