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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 355 350 291
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -59
Contract jobs citing RUP 59 70 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.30% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.38% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 41
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£500 £438 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £319 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £540 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £300 £363
% change year-on-year
+41.14% -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.25 £29.92
% change year-on-year
+24.08% +14.47%
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
18668 18664 19051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.27% 79.03% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13353 13049 13235
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
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 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 227 267
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.00 £53.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +11 17 £525 +22.44% 6
Canary Wharf -12 4 £550 -
Docklands, London -12 3 £540 +8.00%
Hayes - 2 £425 -
RUP
England

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 107 (71.81%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (63.76%) UML
3 64 (42.95%) Java
4 63 (42.28%) Scrum
5 51 (34.23%) SQL
6 50 (33.56%) Oracle
7 43 (28.86%) Waterfall
8 41 (27.52%) J2EE
9 39 (26.17%) XML
9 39 (26.17%) Use Case
10 36 (24.16%) Finance
11 33 (22.15%) Migration
11 33 (22.15%) TDD
12 32 (21.48%) OO
13 30 (20.13%) Data Modelling
14 28 (18.79%) SDLC
15 27 (18.12%) SOAP
16 25 (16.78%) Data Migration
17 24 (16.11%) Web Services
18 23 (15.44%) Configuration Management
18 23 (15.44%) Project Management
19 21 (14.09%) WebLogic
19 21 (14.09%) Business Analysis
20 20 (13.42%) Mentoring
21 19 (12.75%) J2SE
21 19 (12.75%) Maven
21 19 (12.75%) Software Engineering
22 18 (12.08%) Spring
22 18 (12.08%) Requirements Analysis
22 18 (12.08%) OOP

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 21 (14.09%) WebLogic
2 18 (12.08%) JBoss
3 12 (8.05%) SAS
4 11 (7.38%) Tomcat
5 10 (6.71%) Apache
6 9 (6.04%) Confluence
7 8 (5.37%) WebSphere
8 6 (4.03%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (3.36%) SharePoint
9 5 (3.36%) GlassFish
10 3 (2.01%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.67%) Documentum
12 1 (0.67%) Mule
12 1 (0.67%) Liferay
12 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.67%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 17 (11.41%) MS Visio
2 15 (10.07%) MS Office
3 9 (6.04%) MS Excel
4 8 (5.37%) MS Project
5 3 (2.01%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.70%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (2.01%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.34%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.03%) Internet
2 5 (3.36%) LDAP
3 2 (1.34%) Kerberos
3 2 (1.34%) X.509
4 1 (0.67%) Firewall
4 1 (0.67%) Wireless
4 1 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.67%) NAS
4 1 (0.67%) VPN
4 1 (0.67%) DNS
4 1 (0.67%) SAN
4 1 (0.67%) DMZ
4 1 (0.67%) LAN
4 1 (0.67%) WAN
4 1 (0.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.74%) Oracle Database
2 15 (10.07%) Relational Database
3 11 (7.38%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (5.37%) DB2
5 7 (4.70%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 7 (4.70%) Oracle9i Database
5 7 (4.70%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (4.70%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (4.03%) SQL Server
7 5 (3.36%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.36%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.68%) MySQL
8 4 (2.68%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (2.68%) MS Access
9 3 (2.01%) SQL Navigator
9 3 (2.01%) OLTP
9 3 (2.01%) TKPROF
10 2 (1.34%) Big Data
11 1 (0.67%) Infinispan
11 1 (0.67%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 19 (12.75%) Maven
2 18 (12.08%) JIRA
3 15 (10.07%) Git (software)
4 14 (9.40%) Subversion
5 8 (5.37%) Jenkins
5 8 (5.37%) CA Gen
5 8 (5.37%) Ant
6 7 (4.70%) Rational Rose
7 5 (3.36%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.68%) SoapUI
8 4 (2.68%) ClearQuest
9 3 (2.01%) XMLSpy
9 3 (2.01%) JUnit
9 3 (2.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (2.01%) NetBeans
9 3 (2.01%) Mercurial
9 3 (2.01%) TortoiseSVN
10 1 (0.67%) Mockito
10 1 (0.67%) Hudson
10 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (24.16%) Finance
2 13 (8.72%) Banking
3 12 (8.05%) Front Office
3 12 (8.05%) Back Office
4 9 (6.04%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.36%) Legal
6 1 (0.67%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Marketing
6 1 (0.67%) Retail
6 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 56 (37.58%) Developer
2 46 (30.87%) Analyst
3 42 (28.19%) Business Analyst
4 37 (24.83%) Java Developer
5 20 (13.42%) Architect
6 13 (8.72%) Senior Developer
6 13 (8.72%) Senior Java Developer
7 12 (8.05%) SAS Developer
7 12 (8.05%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (5.37%) Project Manager
9 7 (4.70%) Scala Developer
10 6 (4.03%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
11 5 (3.36%) Designer
11 5 (3.36%) Consultant
11 5 (3.36%) Senior Business Analyst
11 5 (3.36%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (2.68%) Agile Project Manager
12 4 (2.68%) SOA Architect
12 4 (2.68%) Solutions Designer
13 3 (2.01%) Java Swing Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (27.52%) J2EE
2 39 (26.17%) XML
3 27 (18.12%) SOAP
4 24 (16.11%) Web Services
5 19 (12.75%) J2SE
6 18 (12.08%) Spring
7 17 (11.41%) REST
8 15 (10.07%) Middleware
9 14 (9.40%) XML Schema
9 14 (9.40%) XSD
9 14 (9.40%) .NET
10 13 (8.72%) OSGi
11 10 (6.71%) JSP
11 10 (6.71%) HTML
11 10 (6.71%) Struts
12 9 (6.04%) Servlets
12 9 (6.04%) Java EE
12 9 (6.04%) JSON
12 9 (6.04%) ActiveMQ
13 8 (5.37%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.40%) Fixed Income
2 12 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.38%) N-Tier
3 11 (7.38%) Management Information System
4 9 (6.04%) Derivative
5 8 (5.37%) Life Science
5 8 (5.37%) SWIFT
6 7 (4.70%) Credit Derivative
7 6 (4.03%) Equity Derivative
7 6 (4.03%) W3C
7 6 (4.03%) Economics
8 5 (3.36%) Mathematics
8 5 (3.36%) Computer Science
9 4 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.68%) User Experience
10 3 (2.01%) Replication
10 3 (2.01%) Mainframe
10 3 (2.01%) Cryptography
11 2 (1.34%) Grid Computing
11 2 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.38%) UNIX
2 9 (6.04%) Linux
3 3 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.67%) Windows
4 1 (0.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (71.81%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (63.76%) UML
3 63 (42.28%) Scrum
4 43 (28.86%) Waterfall
5 39 (26.17%) Use Case
6 33 (22.15%) Migration
6 33 (22.15%) TDD
7 32 (21.48%) OO
8 30 (20.13%) Data Modelling
9 28 (18.79%) SDLC
10 25 (16.78%) Data Migration
11 23 (15.44%) Configuration Management
11 23 (15.44%) Project Management
12 21 (14.09%) Business Analysis
13 20 (13.42%) Mentoring
14 19 (12.75%) Software Engineering
15 18 (12.08%) Requirements Analysis
15 18 (12.08%) OOP
16 17 (11.41%) PRINCE2
16 17 (11.41%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 64 (42.95%) Java
2 51 (34.23%) SQL
3 17 (11.41%) PL/SQL
4 10 (6.71%) XPath
5 9 (6.04%) Perl
5 9 (6.04%) C
6 7 (4.70%) JavaScript
6 7 (4.70%) Scala
7 5 (3.36%) VBA
7 5 (3.36%) Python
8 4 (2.68%) C#
9 3 (2.01%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.34%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.67%) Ruby
11 1 (0.67%) C++
11 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (12.08%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.05%) Degree
2 12 (8.05%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.71%) ISEB
4 8 (5.37%) DV Cleared
5 7 (4.70%) CTC Cleared
6 5 (3.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.34%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.40%) QA
2 5 (3.36%) ISO 9001
2 5 (3.36%) SLA
2 5 (3.36%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (2.01%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.34%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (2.01%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (2.01%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.67%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (5.37%) Puppet
2 3 (2.01%) Oracle Flashback
2 3 (2.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (2.01%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (2.01%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 50 (33.56%) Oracle
2 16 (10.74%) Microsoft
3 15 (10.07%) IBM
4 13 (8.72%) Pega
5 9 (6.04%) BEA
6 8 (5.37%) webMethods
6 8 (5.37%) Atlassian
7 7 (4.70%) Sybase
8 6 (4.03%) hybris
9 4 (2.68%) HP
10 3 (2.01%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.34%) GigaSpaces
11 2 (1.34%) Informatica
11 2 (1.34%) ForgeRock
12 1 (0.67%) VocaLink
12 1 (0.67%) Citrix
12 1 (0.67%) Adobe
12 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.67%) BT
12 1 (0.67%) VMware
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