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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank - 47 55
Contract jobs citing RUP 0 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 1.11% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.48% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate - £400 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £423 £347
% change year-on-year
+6.27% +22.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £22.50 £37.68
% change year-on-year
+111.11% -40.27%
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
425 337 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 82.85% 75.06% 79.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 190 275
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £222 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 41 61
Average hourly rate £34.50 £29.13 £29.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.45% -0.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £46.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 4 (80.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) Solaris
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) CMS
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Content Management
4 2 (40.00%) Ajax
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) TopLink
4 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) Marketing
4 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (40.00%) Fujitsu
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (40.00%) JAX-RS
4 2 (40.00%) User Stories
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) Line Management
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) EclipseLink
4 2 (40.00%) ANSI C
4 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (40.00%) JAX-WS
4 2 (40.00%) VME
4 2 (40.00%) Use Case

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) CMS
2 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Ant
1 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (40.00%) PVCS
1 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) EclipseLink
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) JAX-RS
3 2 (40.00%) JAX-WS
3 2 (40.00%) JSP
3 2 (40.00%) Servlets
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) TopLink
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XHTML
3 2 (40.00%) XML Schema
3 2 (40.00%) XSLT
4 1 (20.00%) Software Packaging
4 1 (20.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Solaris
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) VME
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Content Management
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Line Management
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) Use Case
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) ANSI C
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) BEA
1 2 (40.00%) Fujitsu
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Capita
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft