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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 44 55 43
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Contract jobs citing RUP 13 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.54% 1.48% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 1.95% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £356 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £46.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +67.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £46.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +67.27%
RUP
East of England

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
380 563 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 74.22% 75.77% 70.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 328 147
Average daily rate £400 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £560 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 33 60
Average hourly rate £40.60 £37.50 £34.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.26% +7.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £16.50 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RUP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Brentwood -6 1 - -
Basildon -8 1 £400 -
RUP
East of England

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) Java
1 15 (100.00%) SOAP
1 15 (100.00%) Web Services
1 15 (100.00%) UNIX
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
1 15 (100.00%) Scrum
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) Content Management
1 15 (100.00%) Marketing
1 15 (100.00%) Use Case
1 15 (100.00%) User Stories
2 14 (93.33%) HTML5
2 14 (93.33%) Digital Marketing
2 14 (93.33%) TopLink
2 14 (93.33%) HTML
2 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Solaris
2 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 14 (93.33%) J2EE
3 13 (86.67%) Ant
3 13 (86.67%) Eclipse
3 13 (86.67%) IBM
3 13 (86.67%) Validation
3 13 (86.67%) TDD
3 13 (86.67%) WebSphere
4 12 (80.00%) JAX-WS
4 12 (80.00%) SoapUI
4 12 (80.00%) Relational Database
4 12 (80.00%) JAX-RS
4 12 (80.00%) Ajax

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 13 (86.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (86.67%) Ant
1 13 (86.67%) Eclipse
2 12 (80.00%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (100.00%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Automotive
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (93.33%) Java Developer
3 9 (60.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) SOAP
1 15 (100.00%) Web Services
2 14 (93.33%) HTML5
2 14 (93.33%) TopLink
2 14 (93.33%) HTML
2 14 (93.33%) J2EE
3 12 (80.00%) JAX-WS
3 12 (80.00%) JAX-RS
3 12 (80.00%) Ajax
3 12 (80.00%) XHTML
3 12 (80.00%) CSS
3 12 (80.00%) XML
4 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) UNIX
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Scrum
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) Content Management
1 15 (100.00%) Use Case
1 15 (100.00%) User Stories
2 14 (93.33%) Digital Marketing
3 13 (86.67%) Validation
3 13 (86.67%) TDD
4 10 (66.67%) OO
5 4 (26.67%) B2C
6 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (93.33%) SQL
3 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) IBM