The table below looks at the statistics for RUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 342 290 269
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -21
Contract jobs citing RUP 72 134 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.54% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.70% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 38 71
Average daily rate
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£450 £431 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £299 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £533 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-4.06% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £59.50 £39.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +49.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £34.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -19.41%
RUP
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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18493 19154 19396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.13% 76.59% 74.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12846 13423 13066
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 230 359
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £52.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

RUP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

RUP Jobs Demand Trend in London

RUP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

RUP Daily Rate Trend in London

RUP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RUP across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

RUP Daily Rate Histogram in London

RUP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

RUP Hourly Rate Trend in London

RUP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RUP within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
City of London +21 12 £350 -21.12% 3
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
RUP
England

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 95 (57.23%) UML
2 54 (32.53%) Finance
3 46 (27.71%) Scrum
4 38 (22.89%) Project Management
4 38 (22.89%) Use Case
5 37 (22.29%) PRINCE2
6 36 (21.69%) OO
7 35 (21.08%) Java
7 35 (21.08%) Business Analysis
8 32 (19.28%) Workflow
9 30 (18.07%) XML
10 27 (16.27%) Content Management
10 27 (16.27%) SharePoint
11 26 (15.66%) DSDM
11 26 (15.66%) MS Excel
12 25 (15.06%) .NET
12 25 (15.06%) Data Modelling
12 25 (15.06%) Configuration Management
12 25 (15.06%) Migration
13 24 (14.46%) SQL Server
13 24 (14.46%) HTML
14 23 (13.86%) SOA
14 23 (13.86%) Microsoft
14 23 (13.86%) TOGAF
15 22 (13.25%) Stakeholder Management
15 22 (13.25%) SQL
15 22 (13.25%) Degree
16 21 (12.65%) Oracle
17 20 (12.05%) MS Office
17 20 (12.05%) CSS

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 27 (16.27%) SharePoint
2 15 (9.04%) Apache
3 14 (8.43%) Confluence
4 13 (7.83%) CMS
5 12 (7.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (5.42%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (4.22%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (3.01%) Documentum
8 5 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (3.01%) Apache ServiceMix
8 5 (3.01%) Apache Pig
8 5 (3.01%) Apache Solr
9 4 (2.41%) Adobe CQ
10 3 (1.81%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.81%) Liferay
10 3 (1.81%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (1.20%) FileNet
11 2 (1.20%) Alfresco
11 2 (1.20%) Tomcat
11 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (15.66%) MS Excel
2 20 (12.05%) MS Office
3 19 (11.45%) MS Project
4 17 (10.24%) MS Visio
5 5 (3.01%) InfoPath
6 4 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (1.81%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.82%) Firewall
2 7 (4.22%) Intranet
3 5 (3.01%) DMZ
3 5 (3.01%) Extranet
3 5 (3.01%) LDAP
4 2 (1.20%) NAS
4 2 (1.20%) SAN
5 1 (0.60%) Internet
5 1 (0.60%) LAN
5 1 (0.60%) WAN
5 1 (0.60%) DHCP
5 1 (0.60%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.60%) HTTP
5 1 (0.60%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.60%) VPN
5 1 (0.60%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.46%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (4.82%) MS Access
4 6 (3.61%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.01%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.01%) CouchDB
5 5 (3.01%) Apache Hive
5 5 (3.01%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.01%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (3.01%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (3.01%) DB2
5 5 (3.01%) Couchbase
5 5 (3.01%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.01%) Impala
6 4 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (10.24%) Maven
1 17 (10.24%) JIRA
2 14 (8.43%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.43%) Jenkins
3 10 (6.02%) PowerDesigner
4 5 (3.01%) ClearQuest
4 5 (3.01%) Eclipse
4 5 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.41%) Rational Rose
6 3 (1.81%) ClearCase
6 3 (1.81%) Ant
6 3 (1.81%) CruiseControl
6 3 (1.81%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.60%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.60%) RequisitePro
7 1 (0.60%) ERwin
7 1 (0.60%) Subversion
7 1 (0.60%) JMeter
7 1 (0.60%) NUnit
7 1 (0.60%) JUnit
General
1 54 (32.53%) Finance
2 19 (11.45%) Banking
3 18 (10.84%) Pharmaceutical
4 12 (7.23%) Publishing
5 6 (3.61%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.41%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.41%) Marketing
7 3 (1.81%) German Language
8 2 (1.20%) Retail
8 2 (1.20%) Billing
8 2 (1.20%) Legal
8 2 (1.20%) Back Office
9 1 (0.60%) Law
9 1 (0.60%) Games
9 1 (0.60%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 51 (30.72%) Analyst
2 44 (26.51%) Business Analyst
3 40 (24.10%) Developer
4 29 (17.47%) Architect
5 18 (10.84%) SharePoint Developer
6 13 (7.83%) Project Manager
7 11 (6.63%) Middleware Developer
8 9 (5.42%) Programme Manager
8 9 (5.42%) Consultant
8 9 (5.42%) Data Architect
9 8 (4.82%) Java Developer
10 7 (4.22%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (3.61%) SharePoint Architect
12 5 (3.01%) UML Business Analyst
12 5 (3.01%) Data Modeller
13 4 (2.41%) Senior Analyst
13 4 (2.41%) ScrumMaster
13 4 (2.41%) Agile Project Manager
13 4 (2.41%) Senior Data Modeller
14 3 (1.81%) Process Improvement Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (18.07%) XML
2 25 (15.06%) .NET
3 24 (14.46%) HTML
4 20 (12.05%) CSS
4 20 (12.05%) Middleware
5 19 (11.45%) JSON
6 18 (10.84%) XSD
7 17 (10.24%) Web Services
8 16 (9.64%) SOAP
9 14 (8.43%) ActiveMQ
10 13 (7.83%) .NET Framework
10 13 (7.83%) J2EE
11 11 (6.63%) jQuery
11 11 (6.63%) OSGi
11 11 (6.63%) Apache Camel
12 9 (5.42%) WCF
12 9 (5.42%) JSP
12 9 (5.42%) ASP.NET
12 9 (5.42%) Spring
13 8 (4.82%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.43%) Computer Science
2 8 (4.82%) Pharmacovigilance
3 7 (4.22%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.61%) Open Source
5 5 (3.01%) PMI
6 4 (2.41%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.81%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.81%) Video Editing
7 3 (1.81%) GIS
7 3 (1.81%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.81%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.20%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.20%) Equities
8 2 (1.20%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.20%) PKI
8 2 (1.20%) Derivative
8 2 (1.20%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.60%) EFT
9 1 (0.60%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.61%) Windows
2 4 (2.41%) UNIX
3 3 (1.81%) AIX
3 3 (1.81%) Solaris
3 3 (1.81%) Linux
4 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.60%) Tru64
5 1 (0.60%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (57.23%) UML
2 46 (27.71%) Scrum
3 38 (22.89%) Project Management
3 38 (22.89%) Use Case
4 37 (22.29%) PRINCE2
5 36 (21.69%) OO
6 35 (21.08%) Business Analysis
7 32 (19.28%) Workflow
8 27 (16.27%) Content Management
9 26 (15.66%) DSDM
10 25 (15.06%) Data Modelling
10 25 (15.06%) Configuration Management
10 25 (15.06%) Migration
11 23 (13.86%) TOGAF
11 23 (13.86%) SOA
12 22 (13.25%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (10.84%) Unified Process
14 17 (10.24%) Requirements Analysis
14 17 (10.24%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (9.64%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 35 (21.08%) Java
2 22 (13.25%) SQL
3 14 (8.43%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.42%) C#
5 5 (3.01%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.41%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.20%) Perl
7 2 (1.20%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.60%) XPath
8 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.60%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (13.25%) Degree
2 11 (6.63%) ISEB
3 7 (4.22%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.61%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (2.41%) IIBA
6 3 (1.81%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.81%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (1.81%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.20%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.20%) GISP
7 2 (1.20%) CBAP
7 2 (1.20%) PMP
8 1 (0.60%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.04%) QA
2 6 (3.61%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.20%) EMIR
3 2 (1.20%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.60%) COBIT
4 1 (0.60%) MiFID
System Software
1 11 (6.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.20%) Samba
2 2 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.60%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (3.01%) Puppet
2 2 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.60%) Control-M
3 1 (0.60%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 23 (13.86%) Microsoft
2 21 (12.65%) Oracle
3 19 (11.45%) IBM
4 14 (8.43%) Atlassian
5 13 (7.83%) JBoss
6 7 (4.22%) Adobe
7 5 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.81%) HP
8 3 (1.81%) SAP
9 2 (1.20%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.20%) Citrix
9 2 (1.20%) VMware
10 1 (0.60%) DataFlux
10 1 (0.60%) Talend
10 1 (0.60%) BEA
10 1 (0.60%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.60%) Informatica
10 1 (0.60%) ILOG
10 1 (0.60%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.60%) Remedy
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