The table below looks at the statistics for RUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 405 339 329
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -10
Contract jobs citing RUP 32 85 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.38% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.47% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 64 67
Median daily rate £513 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £330 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £37.41
% change year-on-year
- +6.91%
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
19059 18167 18834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.62% 80.76% 80.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13906 12687 13429
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 257 229
Median hourly rate £21.78 £21.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.30% -6.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £90.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

RUP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing RUP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RUP within the London region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +33 2 £456 +7.35% 2
Docklands, London +7 1 £445 +22.75%
Croydon -11 1 £475 +26.66%
RUP
England

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RUP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for RUP.

1 54 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (46.67%) Waterfall
3 23 (30.67%) Oracle
4 22 (29.33%) Java
5 21 (28.00%) Finance
5 21 (28.00%) Scrum
6 20 (26.67%) SQL
7 17 (22.67%) OO
8 15 (20.00%) ITIL
8 15 (20.00%) UML
8 15 (20.00%) Subversion
9 14 (18.67%) Unified Process
10 13 (17.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (16.00%) JIRA
11 12 (16.00%) HP
11 12 (16.00%) Unix
12 11 (14.67%) PRINCE2
12 11 (14.67%) WebLogic
12 11 (14.67%) Documentum
12 11 (14.67%) Data Modelling
12 11 (14.67%) Release Management
12 11 (14.67%) Git (software)
12 11 (14.67%) Jenkins
13 10 (13.33%) SDLC
13 10 (13.33%) Content Management
13 10 (13.33%) SOA
13 10 (13.33%) DSDM
13 10 (13.33%) J2EE
13 10 (13.33%) Web Services
13 10 (13.33%) Shell Script

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (14.67%) Documentum
1 11 (14.67%) WebLogic
2 9 (12.00%) JBoss
3 8 (10.67%) SharePoint
4 7 (9.33%) WebSphere
5 6 (8.00%) Confluence
5 6 (8.00%) Tomcat
6 4 (5.33%) Captiva
7 3 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (2.67%) CloudStack
8 2 (2.67%) OpenStack
8 2 (2.67%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.33%) Apache
9 1 (1.33%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (10.67%) MS Visio
2 6 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.00%) MS Office
3 5 (6.67%) MS Project
4 4 (5.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (2.67%) Oracle Retail
1 2 (2.67%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (1.33%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.67%) Silverpop
2 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) HTTP
2 3 (4.00%) Internet
3 2 (2.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (8.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.33%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (5.33%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.33%) MS Access
5 3 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (4.00%) Neo4j
5 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.67%) DB2
6 2 (2.67%) MySQL
6 2 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.33%) Big Data
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 15 (20.00%) Subversion
2 12 (16.00%) JIRA
3 11 (14.67%) Git (software)
3 11 (14.67%) Jenkins
4 9 (12.00%) Maven
5 7 (9.33%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (6.67%) HP UFT
6 5 (6.67%) LoadRunner
7 4 (5.33%) ClearCase
7 4 (5.33%) JMeter
7 4 (5.33%) JUnit
8 3 (4.00%) Rational Rose
9 2 (2.67%) Ant
9 2 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.67%) ClearQuest
9 2 (2.67%) Selenium
9 2 (2.67%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (2.67%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.67%) Toad
10 1 (1.33%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 21 (28.00%) Finance
2 9 (12.00%) Banking
3 8 (10.67%) Retail
4 4 (5.33%) Marketing
5 3 (4.00%) Front Office
5 3 (4.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.00%) Legal
6 2 (2.67%) Games
7 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (21.33%) Analyst
2 15 (20.00%) Architect
3 14 (18.67%) Business Analyst
4 10 (13.33%) Project Manager
5 9 (12.00%) Developer
5 9 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (8.00%) Software Manager
7 5 (6.67%) Configuration Manager
7 5 (6.67%) Software Configuration Manager
8 4 (5.33%) Documentum Developer
8 4 (5.33%) LoadRunner Specialist
8 4 (5.33%) Performance Specialist
8 4 (5.33%) Performance Test Specialist
8 4 (5.33%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Test Specialist
9 3 (4.00%) Build and Release Manager
9 3 (4.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
9 3 (4.00%) Data Business Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Java Scala Developer
9 3 (4.00%) UML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.33%) J2EE
1 10 (13.33%) Web Services
2 8 (10.67%) XML
3 6 (8.00%) .NET
3 6 (8.00%) Ajax
3 6 (8.00%) REST
4 4 (5.33%) HTML
4 4 (5.33%) HTML5
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 4 (5.33%) Play Framework
4 4 (5.33%) Spring
4 4 (5.33%) WDK
5 3 (4.00%) Akka
5 3 (4.00%) Apache Flex
5 3 (4.00%) JSON
5 3 (4.00%) Spring MVC
6 2 (2.67%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.67%) FpML
6 2 (2.67%) Java EE
6 2 (2.67%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.67%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.67%) PMI
4 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.33%) Blog
4 1 (1.33%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.33%) Derivative
4 1 (1.33%) Equities
4 1 (1.33%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.33%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.33%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.00%) Unix
2 4 (5.33%) Solaris
2 4 (5.33%) Windows
3 3 (4.00%) Linux
4 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (46.67%) Waterfall
3 21 (28.00%) Scrum
4 17 (22.67%) OO
5 15 (20.00%) ITIL
5 15 (20.00%) UML
6 14 (18.67%) Unified Process
7 13 (17.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (14.67%) Data Modelling
8 11 (14.67%) PRINCE2
8 11 (14.67%) Release Management
9 10 (13.33%) Content Management
9 10 (13.33%) DSDM
9 10 (13.33%) SDLC
9 10 (13.33%) Six Sigma
9 10 (13.33%) SOA
10 9 (12.00%) Project Management
10 9 (12.00%) Test Strategy
11 8 (10.67%) Configuration Management
11 8 (10.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 22 (29.33%) Java
2 20 (26.67%) SQL
3 10 (13.33%) Shell Script
4 6 (8.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.33%) Scala
6 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.67%) Clojure
6 2 (2.67%) Groovy
6 2 (2.67%) Python
6 2 (2.67%) Ruby
7 1 (1.33%) C#
7 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 4 (5.33%) ISEB
2 4 (5.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (4.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.67%) CBAP
4 2 (2.67%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.33%) Degree
5 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.00%) QA
2 4 (5.33%) Data Quality
3 3 (4.00%) SLA
4 2 (2.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) vSphere
1 2 (2.67%) Xen
1 2 (2.67%) XenServer
2 1 (1.33%) Docker
2 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) Puppet
2 2 (2.67%) Ansible
2 2 (2.67%) Cobbler
2 2 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.67%) Salt
2 2 (2.67%) Terraform
2 2 (2.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (30.67%) Oracle
2 12 (16.00%) HP
3 7 (9.33%) CollabNet
4 6 (8.00%) BEA
5 5 (6.67%) Citrix
5 5 (6.67%) IBM
5 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.67%) SAP
6 4 (5.33%) Pega
7 3 (4.00%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (4.00%) Siebel
8 2 (2.67%) ATG
8 2 (2.67%) EnterpriseDB
8 2 (2.67%) Hyperion
8 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.67%) Retek
8 2 (2.67%) Talend
9 1 (1.33%) Actimize
9 1 (1.33%) Informatica
9 1 (1.33%) VMware