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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 330 321 244
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -77
Contract jobs citing RUP 78 94 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.41% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.53% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 55 66
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+39.48% -6.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +47.27%
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
17523 17749 16963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.64% 78.29% 78.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12324 12736 11670
Average daily rate £450 £434 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.68% -3.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 223 265
Average hourly rate £20.50 £21.75 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.74% -35.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £53.50 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 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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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 -5 13 £475 +5.55% 9
Docklands, London +2 7 £363 -14.95%
Canary Wharf -10 4 £525 +40.00%
Croydon - 2 £375 -
Hayes - 1 £425 -
RUP
England

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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.

1 111 (70.25%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (62.66%) UML
3 69 (43.67%) Java
4 55 (34.81%) Scrum
5 49 (31.01%) Waterfall
6 45 (28.48%) SQL
6 45 (28.48%) Oracle
7 44 (27.85%) J2EE
8 41 (25.95%) OO
9 40 (25.32%) Finance
10 36 (22.78%) Use Case
11 33 (20.89%) XML
12 31 (19.62%) Migration
13 30 (18.99%) TDD
13 30 (18.99%) Business Analysis
13 30 (18.99%) Web Services
14 27 (17.09%) OOP
15 26 (16.46%) Project Management
16 25 (15.82%) Data Modelling
16 25 (15.82%) Data Migration
17 23 (14.56%) Mentoring
17 23 (14.56%) SDLC
17 23 (14.56%) J2SE
17 23 (14.56%) Software Engineering
18 22 (13.92%) SOAP
19 21 (13.29%) GAP Analysis
20 19 (12.03%) WebLogic
20 19 (12.03%) Stakeholder Management
20 19 (12.03%) Subversion
21 18 (11.39%) PL/SQL

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 19 (12.03%) WebLogic
2 12 (7.59%) JBoss
2 12 (7.59%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.70%) WebSphere
4 7 (4.43%) SAS
5 5 (3.16%) GlassFish
5 5 (3.16%) Documentum
6 4 (2.53%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (2.53%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.90%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.90%) Apache
8 2 (1.27%) Captiva
8 2 (1.27%) Liferay
8 2 (1.27%) Confluence
8 2 (1.27%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.63%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 17 (10.76%) MS Office
1 17 (10.76%) MS Visio
2 13 (8.23%) MS Project
3 10 (6.33%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.63%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (4.43%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (2.53%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.80%) LDAP
2 4 (2.53%) Internet
3 2 (1.27%) X.509
3 2 (1.27%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.63%) VPN
4 1 (0.63%) DNS
4 1 (0.63%) SAN
4 1 (0.63%) DMZ
4 1 (0.63%) Firewall
4 1 (0.63%) NAS
4 1 (0.63%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.86%) Oracle Database
2 9 (5.70%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.06%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (4.43%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 7 (4.43%) Oracle9i Database
4 7 (4.43%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.43%) DB2
4 7 (4.43%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (3.80%) SQL Navigator
5 6 (3.80%) MySQL
6 4 (2.53%) TKPROF
6 4 (2.53%) OLTP
6 4 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.90%) Big Data
8 2 (1.27%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.27%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.63%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.63%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 19 (12.03%) Subversion
2 14 (8.86%) Maven
3 11 (6.96%) Ant
4 10 (6.33%) ClearQuest
5 9 (5.70%) Rational Rose
6 7 (4.43%) JIRA
6 7 (4.43%) Git (software)
6 7 (4.43%) SoapUI
6 7 (4.43%) CA Gen
7 6 (3.80%) TortoiseSVN
7 6 (3.80%) NetBeans
8 4 (2.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (2.53%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.90%) RequisitePro
10 2 (1.27%) ClearCase
10 2 (1.27%) JUnit
10 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.27%) XMLSpy
11 1 (0.63%) Rational Robot
11 1 (0.63%) Selenium
General
1 40 (25.32%) Finance
2 9 (5.70%) Banking
3 7 (4.43%) Back Office
4 5 (3.16%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.53%) Advertising
5 4 (2.53%) Publishing
6 3 (1.90%) Front Office
6 3 (1.90%) Billing
7 2 (1.27%) Marketing
7 2 (1.27%) Legal
8 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.63%) Retail
8 1 (0.63%) Wholesale Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (38.61%) Developer
2 48 (30.38%) Analyst
3 42 (26.58%) Business Analyst
3 42 (26.58%) Java Developer
4 20 (12.66%) Architect
5 14 (8.86%) Senior Developer
5 14 (8.86%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (6.33%) Project Manager
7 9 (5.70%) Scala Developer
8 8 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.43%) SAS Developer
10 5 (3.16%) Solutions Designer
10 5 (3.16%) Project Officer
10 5 (3.16%) Designer
11 4 (2.53%) SOA Architect
11 4 (2.53%) Enterprise Architect
11 4 (2.53%) Financial Business Analyst
11 4 (2.53%) Senior Business Analyst
11 4 (2.53%) Oracle Developer
11 4 (2.53%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (27.85%) J2EE
2 33 (20.89%) XML
3 30 (18.99%) Web Services
4 23 (14.56%) J2SE
5 22 (13.92%) SOAP
6 16 (10.13%) XML Schema
6 16 (10.13%) Spring
6 16 (10.13%) REST
7 15 (9.49%) .NET
8 14 (8.86%) HTML
8 14 (8.86%) JSP
8 14 (8.86%) Java EE
9 13 (8.23%) Struts
10 11 (6.96%) XSLT
11 10 (6.33%) Hibernate
12 9 (5.70%) Servlets
13 8 (5.06%) XSL
13 8 (5.06%) JDBC
13 8 (5.06%) EJB
13 8 (5.06%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.06%) N-Tier
2 8 (5.06%) Life Science
3 7 (4.43%) Derivative
3 7 (4.43%) W3C
3 7 (4.43%) Fixed Income
3 7 (4.43%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.80%) Economics
4 6 (3.80%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.16%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.16%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.53%) Credit Derivative
6 4 (2.53%) Replication
6 4 (2.53%) User Experience
7 3 (1.90%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (1.27%) GIS
8 2 (1.27%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.27%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.27%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.23%) UNIX
1 13 (8.23%) Linux
2 6 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (70.25%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (62.66%) UML
3 55 (34.81%) Scrum
4 49 (31.01%) Waterfall
5 41 (25.95%) OO
6 36 (22.78%) Use Case
7 31 (19.62%) Migration
8 30 (18.99%) TDD
8 30 (18.99%) Business Analysis
9 27 (17.09%) OOP
10 26 (16.46%) Project Management
11 25 (15.82%) Data Modelling
11 25 (15.82%) Data Migration
12 23 (14.56%) Mentoring
12 23 (14.56%) SDLC
12 23 (14.56%) Software Engineering
13 21 (13.29%) GAP Analysis
14 19 (12.03%) Stakeholder Management
15 17 (10.76%) Validation
15 17 (10.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (43.67%) Java
2 45 (28.48%) SQL
3 18 (11.39%) PL/SQL
4 12 (7.59%) JavaScript
4 12 (7.59%) XPath
5 9 (5.70%) Scala
6 7 (4.43%) Perl
7 6 (3.80%) C#
8 5 (3.16%) Python
9 4 (2.53%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.53%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.90%) XQuery
10 3 (1.90%) Groovy
11 2 (1.27%) C
11 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.27%) VBA
12 1 (0.63%) C++
12 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (10.13%) Degree
2 12 (7.59%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.70%) ISEB
4 7 (4.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (3.80%) DV Cleared
6 5 (3.16%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.27%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.63%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.23%) QA
2 9 (5.70%) ISO 9001
3 5 (3.16%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.90%) COBIT
5 2 (1.27%) SLA
5 2 (1.27%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (1.27%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (2.53%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (2.53%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.63%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (2.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (2.53%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (2.53%) Data Guard
1 4 (2.53%) Oracle Flashback
2 2 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (28.48%) Oracle
2 15 (9.49%) IBM
3 14 (8.86%) Pega
4 11 (6.96%) Business Objects
5 10 (6.33%) Microsoft
6 8 (5.06%) Sybase
6 8 (5.06%) BEA
6 8 (5.06%) webMethods
7 7 (4.43%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (3.80%) Red Hat
8 6 (3.80%) hybris
9 5 (3.16%) Informatica
10 4 (2.53%) HP
11 2 (1.27%) Apple
11 2 (1.27%) Tableau
11 2 (1.27%) ForgeRock
11 2 (1.27%) GigaSpaces
12 1 (0.63%) VocaLink
12 1 (0.63%) BT
12 1 (0.63%) VMware
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