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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 321 288 251
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -37
Contract jobs citing RUP 75 102 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.47% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.60% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 59 94
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£439 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £288 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £625 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £355 £410
% change year-on-year
+19.88% -13.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.68 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-40.27% +7.64%
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
16355 17081 15030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.93% 78.21% 76.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11712 11808 10440
Average daily rate £450 £450 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 234 307
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £77.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -7 13 £408 -9.44% 3
Docklands, London +9 6 £550 -4.34% 1
Canary Wharf - - - -
Brentford - - - -
RUP
England

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 90 (59.21%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (49.34%) UML
3 61 (40.13%) Scrum
4 59 (38.82%) Java
5 47 (30.92%) Finance
6 43 (28.29%) XML
7 41 (26.97%) DSDM
8 38 (25.00%) SQL
9 35 (23.03%) OO
10 33 (21.71%) Use Case
11 30 (19.74%) SOAP
11 30 (19.74%) TDD
12 27 (17.76%) Configuration Management
13 26 (17.11%) Middleware
14 25 (16.45%) Data Modelling
15 24 (15.79%) Waterfall
16 23 (15.13%) Project Management
16 23 (15.13%) J2EE
17 22 (14.47%) Oracle
17 22 (14.47%) Apache
17 22 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
18 21 (13.82%) Maven
19 20 (13.16%) JBoss
19 20 (13.16%) JIRA
20 19 (12.50%) PRINCE2
20 19 (12.50%) XSD
20 19 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
21 18 (11.84%) Business Analysis
21 18 (11.84%) MS Project
21 18 (11.84%) MS Office

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 22 (14.47%) Apache
2 20 (13.16%) JBoss
3 17 (11.18%) Confluence
4 9 (5.92%) SharePoint
4 9 (5.92%) Documentum
5 8 (5.26%) WebSphere
6 7 (4.61%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (3.95%) WebLogic
8 5 (3.29%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.97%) Adobe CQ
9 3 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.97%) Captiva
9 3 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.97%) IIS
9 3 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.97%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (1.32%) CMS
10 2 (1.32%) Apache Spark
10 2 (1.32%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.66%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 18 (11.84%) MS Project
1 18 (11.84%) MS Office
2 15 (9.87%) MS Visio
3 14 (9.21%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.97%) Final Cut Pro
4 3 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.32%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.97%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.66%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.63%) Internet
2 3 (1.97%) LDAP
3 2 (1.32%) Extranet
3 2 (1.32%) Intranet
4 1 (0.66%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.92%) Oracle Reports
2 9 (5.92%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (4.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.95%) ProClarity
4 6 (3.95%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (3.95%) OLAP
5 5 (3.29%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.63%) MySQL
7 3 (1.97%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.97%) TKPROF
7 3 (1.97%) OLTP
7 3 (1.97%) SQL Navigator
7 3 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.32%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.32%) MS Access
8 2 (1.32%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.32%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 21 (13.82%) Maven
2 20 (13.16%) JIRA
3 16 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 16 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 11 (7.24%) SoapUI
5 10 (6.58%) Rational Rose
6 9 (5.92%) ClearQuest
7 8 (5.26%) Subversion
8 7 (4.61%) Ant
9 6 (3.95%) RequisitePro
9 6 (3.95%) JUnit
9 6 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (3.29%) Eclipse
11 4 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
11 4 (2.63%) Rational Robot
11 4 (2.63%) Rational Functional Tester
12 3 (1.97%) Mercurial
12 3 (1.97%) TortoiseSVN
12 3 (1.97%) Visual Studio
12 3 (1.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 47 (30.92%) Finance
2 9 (5.92%) Publishing
2 9 (5.92%) Marketing
3 8 (5.26%) Banking
4 6 (3.95%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.95%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.63%) Advertising
6 3 (1.97%) German Language
6 3 (1.97%) Billing
7 2 (1.32%) Back Office
7 2 (1.32%) Legal
8 1 (0.66%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.66%) Law
8 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 60 (39.47%) Developer
2 50 (32.89%) Analyst
3 37 (24.34%) Business Analyst
4 24 (15.79%) Java Developer
5 16 (10.53%) Middleware Developer
6 15 (9.87%) Architect
7 10 (6.58%) Project Manager
8 8 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
9 6 (3.95%) Data Analyst
9 6 (3.95%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (3.29%) Enterprise Architect
10 5 (3.29%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (3.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 4 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 4 (2.63%) Project Officer
11 4 (2.63%) UML Business Analyst
11 4 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.63%) Senior Developer
11 4 (2.63%) Documentum Developer
11 4 (2.63%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (28.29%) XML
2 30 (19.74%) SOAP
3 26 (17.11%) Middleware
4 23 (15.13%) J2EE
5 19 (12.50%) XSD
6 18 (11.84%) OSGi
6 18 (11.84%) Apache Camel
7 17 (11.18%) HTML
7 17 (11.18%) Web Services
7 17 (11.18%) ActiveMQ
8 16 (10.53%) .NET
8 16 (10.53%) JSON
9 11 (7.24%) CSS
10 9 (5.92%) XSLT
10 9 (5.92%) Ajax
11 8 (5.26%) Java EE
11 8 (5.26%) Hibernate
11 8 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
12 7 (4.61%) J2SE
12 7 (4.61%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.61%) W3C
3 4 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.63%) Video Editing
3 4 (2.63%) Pharmacovigilance
4 3 (1.97%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.97%) Open Source
4 3 (1.97%) Replication
4 3 (1.97%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.32%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.32%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.32%) User Experience
5 2 (1.32%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.32%) Derivative
5 2 (1.32%) iPad
6 1 (0.66%) Blog
6 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.66%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.66%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.21%) UNIX
2 11 (7.24%) Linux
3 8 (5.26%) Windows
4 4 (2.63%) Solaris
5 3 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (59.21%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (49.34%) UML
3 61 (40.13%) Scrum
4 41 (26.97%) DSDM
5 35 (23.03%) OO
6 33 (21.71%) Use Case
7 30 (19.74%) TDD
8 27 (17.76%) Configuration Management
9 25 (16.45%) Data Modelling
10 24 (15.79%) Waterfall
11 23 (15.13%) Project Management
12 22 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (12.50%) PRINCE2
13 19 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
14 18 (11.84%) Business Analysis
14 18 (11.84%) Release Management
15 17 (11.18%) User Acceptance Testing
16 16 (10.53%) Pair Programming
16 16 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
16 16 (10.53%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 59 (38.82%) Java
2 38 (25.00%) SQL
3 16 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 12 (7.89%) PL/SQL
5 10 (6.58%) C#
6 5 (3.29%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.29%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.29%) XPath
7 3 (1.97%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.97%) Groovy
7 3 (1.97%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.97%) XQuery
8 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.32%) Perl
8 2 (1.32%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (6.58%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.26%) Degree
3 6 (3.95%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.63%) ISEB
4 4 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (2.63%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.66%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.66%) PMP
6 1 (0.66%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.87%) QA
2 6 (3.95%) ISO 9001
3 5 (3.29%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.32%) SLA
4 2 (1.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (3.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.97%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.97%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 16 (10.53%) Puppet
2 3 (1.97%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 22 (14.47%) Oracle
2 18 (11.84%) IBM
3 16 (10.53%) Atlassian
4 13 (8.55%) Business Objects
5 11 (7.24%) Microsoft
6 8 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (3.95%) Cognos
8 5 (3.29%) Pega
8 5 (3.29%) Adobe
8 5 (3.29%) Informatica
9 4 (2.63%) HP
10 3 (1.97%) SAP
10 3 (1.97%) webMethods
10 3 (1.97%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.97%) BEA
11 2 (1.32%) Apple
11 2 (1.32%) Tableau
12 1 (0.66%) VocaLink
12 1 (0.66%) Sybase
12 1 (0.66%) Calypso
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