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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 333 306 276
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -30
Contract jobs citing RUP 87 128 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.51% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.66% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 41 76
Average daily rate
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£455 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.05% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £60.00 £39.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £25.70
% change year-on-year
-8.53% +59.53%
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
19039 19480 19425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.74% 77.50% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13435 13648 13085
Average daily rate £450 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.04%
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 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 244 373
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +33 15 £365 -14.11% 7
Canary Wharf +3 4 - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Hayes - - - -
RUP
England

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 97 (58.43%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (57.23%) UML
3 60 (36.14%) Finance
4 59 (35.54%) Scrum
5 43 (25.90%) XML
6 41 (24.70%) Java
6 41 (24.70%) Use Case
7 39 (23.49%) OO
7 39 (23.49%) DSDM
8 37 (22.29%) Project Management
9 36 (21.69%) PRINCE2
10 32 (19.28%) Business Analysis
11 30 (18.07%) Configuration Management
12 28 (16.87%) Workflow
12 28 (16.87%) Content Management
12 28 (16.87%) TDD
12 28 (16.87%) SOAP
13 27 (16.27%) SQL
13 27 (16.27%) .NET
13 27 (16.27%) Middleware
13 27 (16.27%) JSON
14 26 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (15.66%) HTML
14 26 (15.66%) XSD
15 25 (15.06%) SharePoint
15 25 (15.06%) JIRA
15 25 (15.06%) Requirements Analysis
16 24 (14.46%) Maven
17 23 (13.86%) MS Excel
17 23 (13.86%) Release Management

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 25 (15.06%) SharePoint
2 22 (13.25%) Confluence
2 22 (13.25%) Apache
3 13 (7.83%) CMS
4 12 (7.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (4.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (4.22%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (3.61%) WebSphere
8 5 (3.01%) Apache Solr
8 5 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (3.01%) Apache Pig
8 5 (3.01%) Documentum
9 4 (2.41%) Apache ServiceMix
10 3 (1.81%) Adobe CQ
10 3 (1.81%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.81%) IIS
11 2 (1.20%) FileNet
11 2 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
11 2 (1.20%) Liferay
Applications
1 23 (13.86%) MS Excel
2 19 (11.45%) MS Office
3 18 (10.84%) MS Project
4 15 (9.04%) MS Visio
5 5 (3.01%) InfoPath
6 3 (1.81%) Final Cut Pro
6 3 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.60%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.61%) Firewall
1 6 (3.61%) Intranet
2 5 (3.01%) Extranet
2 5 (3.01%) LDAP
3 4 (2.41%) DMZ
4 1 (0.60%) NAS
4 1 (0.60%) LAN
4 1 (0.60%) WAN
4 1 (0.60%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.60%) HTTP
4 1 (0.60%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.60%) SAN
4 1 (0.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.25%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (4.82%) MS Access
3 8 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.01%) CouchDB
5 5 (3.01%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (3.01%) Couchbase
5 5 (3.01%) Impala
5 5 (3.01%) Oracle Database
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%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (3.01%) DB2
5 5 (3.01%) OLAP
5 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (15.06%) JIRA
2 24 (14.46%) Maven
3 22 (13.25%) Git (software)
3 22 (13.25%) Jenkins
4 8 (4.82%) Eclipse
5 5 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.41%) Ant
6 4 (2.41%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.81%) Rational Rose
7 3 (1.81%) PowerDesigner
7 3 (1.81%) ClearQuest
8 2 (1.20%) JUnit
8 2 (1.20%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.60%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.60%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.60%) Toad
9 1 (0.60%) RequisitePro
9 1 (0.60%) LoadRunner
General
1 60 (36.14%) Finance
2 17 (10.24%) Banking
3 13 (7.83%) Pharmaceutical
4 12 (7.23%) Publishing
5 7 (4.22%) Marketing
6 4 (2.41%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.41%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.81%) German Language
7 3 (1.81%) Back Office
8 2 (1.20%) Legal
8 2 (1.20%) Billing
8 2 (1.20%) Retail
9 1 (0.60%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.60%) Games
9 1 (0.60%) Law
Job Titles
1 53 (31.93%) Analyst
2 49 (29.52%) Developer
3 43 (25.90%) Business Analyst
4 25 (15.06%) Architect
5 19 (11.45%) Middleware Developer
6 17 (10.24%) SharePoint Developer
7 15 (9.04%) Project Manager
8 9 (5.42%) Programme Manager
8 9 (5.42%) Java Developer
9 7 (4.22%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.61%) Consultant
10 6 (3.61%) Data Architect
10 6 (3.61%) SharePoint Architect
11 5 (3.01%) Agile Project Manager
11 5 (3.01%) UML Business Analyst
12 4 (2.41%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 4 (2.41%) Data Analyst
12 4 (2.41%) ScrumMaster
13 3 (1.81%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (25.90%) XML
2 28 (16.87%) SOAP
3 27 (16.27%) .NET
3 27 (16.27%) Middleware
3 27 (16.27%) JSON
4 26 (15.66%) HTML
4 26 (15.66%) XSD
5 22 (13.25%) CSS
6 21 (12.65%) ActiveMQ
7 19 (11.45%) Web Services
7 19 (11.45%) Apache Camel
7 19 (11.45%) OSGi
8 13 (7.83%) .NET Framework
9 12 (7.23%) J2EE
10 11 (6.63%) jQuery
11 10 (6.02%) HTML5
12 9 (5.42%) WCF
12 9 (5.42%) ASP.NET
13 8 (4.82%) Spring
14 7 (4.22%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.63%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.61%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.61%) Pharmacovigilance
4 5 (3.01%) Open Source
5 4 (2.41%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.41%) User Experience
5 4 (2.41%) Video Editing
6 3 (1.81%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.81%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.81%) PMI
7 2 (1.20%) GIS
7 2 (1.20%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.20%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.60%) FMCG
8 1 (0.60%) iPhone
8 1 (0.60%) iPad
8 1 (0.60%) Blog
8 1 (0.60%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.82%) Windows
2 6 (3.61%) Solaris
2 6 (3.61%) Linux
3 5 (3.01%) UNIX
4 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.60%) AIX
5 1 (0.60%) HPUX
5 1 (0.60%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (58.43%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (57.23%) UML
3 59 (35.54%) Scrum
4 41 (24.70%) Use Case
5 39 (23.49%) OO
5 39 (23.49%) DSDM
6 37 (22.29%) Project Management
7 36 (21.69%) PRINCE2
8 32 (19.28%) Business Analysis
9 30 (18.07%) Configuration Management
10 28 (16.87%) Workflow
10 28 (16.87%) Content Management
10 28 (16.87%) TDD
11 26 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (15.06%) Requirements Analysis
13 23 (13.86%) Release Management
14 22 (13.25%) DevOps
14 22 (13.25%) Data Modelling
14 22 (13.25%) Pair Programming
15 20 (12.05%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 41 (24.70%) Java
2 27 (16.27%) SQL
3 15 (9.04%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.42%) C#
5 5 (3.01%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.41%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.20%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.20%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.60%) XPath
8 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (12.65%) Degree
2 10 (6.02%) ISEB
3 7 (4.22%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (2.41%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.41%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.20%) PMP
6 2 (1.20%) GISP
6 2 (1.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.20%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.20%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.60%) IIBA
7 1 (0.60%) CBAP
7 1 (0.60%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.43%) QA
2 7 (4.22%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.60%) EMIR
3 1 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (6.02%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 13 (7.83%) Puppet
2 1 (0.60%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.60%) Control-M
Vendors
1 22 (13.25%) Atlassian
1 22 (13.25%) IBM
2 21 (12.65%) JBoss
3 20 (12.05%) Microsoft
4 18 (10.84%) Oracle
5 6 (3.61%) Adobe
6 5 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (3.01%) Business Objects
7 4 (2.41%) Cognos
8 3 (1.81%) SAP
9 2 (1.20%) HP
10 1 (0.60%) DataFlux
10 1 (0.60%) Talend
10 1 (0.60%) Cisco
10 1 (0.60%) Sun
10 1 (0.60%) BEA
10 1 (0.60%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.60%) Informatica
10 1 (0.60%) Citrix
10 1 (0.60%) Calypso
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £360.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aquent
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
BPXNet
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £400 - 425 per day all inclusive
Posted: 22 days ago