The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 328 291 264
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -27
Contract jobs citing RUP 72 128 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.53% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.69% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 38 73
Average daily rate
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£463 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £298 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £394 £370
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +6.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £59.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +57.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -11.40%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18040 18538 19441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.72% 76.41% 73.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12586 12861 12944
Average daily rate £442 £450 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.77% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 252 381
Average hourly rate £20.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.45% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £51.30 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
RUP
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +17 9 £433 +1.76% 3
Westminster - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
RUP
England

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 111 (63.07%) UML
2 59 (33.52%) Finance
3 44 (25.00%) Project Management
4 42 (23.86%) Use Case
5 39 (22.16%) Business Analysis
5 39 (22.16%) Scrum
5 39 (22.16%) OO
6 35 (19.89%) Content Management
7 34 (19.32%) SQL Server
8 32 (18.18%) PRINCE2
8 32 (18.18%) Workflow
8 32 (18.18%) Migration
9 31 (17.61%) Java
10 30 (17.05%) Stakeholder Management
11 29 (16.48%) XML
12 27 (15.34%) .NET
12 27 (15.34%) SharePoint
12 27 (15.34%) Data Modelling
12 27 (15.34%) TOGAF
12 27 (15.34%) Pharmaceutical
13 26 (14.77%) Degree
14 25 (14.20%) SQL
14 25 (14.20%) Oracle
15 23 (13.07%) MS Excel
15 23 (13.07%) Microsoft
15 23 (13.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 22 (12.50%) Data Migration
16 22 (12.50%) HTML
17 21 (11.93%) MS Office
17 21 (11.93%) Web Services

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (15.34%) SharePoint
2 15 (8.52%) Apache
3 12 (6.82%) CMS
4 11 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (5.11%) Confluence
6 7 (3.98%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (3.41%) Apache ServiceMix
7 6 (3.41%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (2.84%) Documentum
8 5 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (2.84%) Apache Solr
8 5 (2.84%) Apache Pig
9 4 (2.27%) Adobe CQ
9 4 (2.27%) Liferay
10 3 (1.70%) Node.js
10 3 (1.70%) IIS
10 3 (1.70%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (1.70%) nginx
11 2 (1.14%) FileNet
11 2 (1.14%) Alfresco
Applications
1 23 (13.07%) MS Excel
2 21 (11.93%) MS Office
3 20 (11.36%) MS Project
4 17 (9.66%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.27%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.11%) Intranet
1 9 (5.11%) Firewall
2 5 (2.84%) DMZ
2 5 (2.84%) LDAP
3 4 (2.27%) Extranet
4 2 (1.14%) NAS
4 2 (1.14%) SAN
5 1 (0.57%) Internet
5 1 (0.57%) LAN
5 1 (0.57%) WAN
5 1 (0.57%) DHCP
5 1 (0.57%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.57%) HTTP
5 1 (0.57%) VPN
5 1 (0.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (19.32%) SQL Server
2 23 (13.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (4.55%) MS Access
3 8 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.41%) DB2
4 6 (3.41%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.41%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.84%) CouchDB
5 5 (2.84%) Apache Hive
5 5 (2.84%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.84%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (2.84%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.84%) Couchbase
5 5 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (2.84%) Impala
6 4 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.27%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 14 (7.95%) PowerDesigner
2 13 (7.39%) Maven
3 12 (6.82%) Git (software)
4 10 (5.68%) Jenkins
4 10 (5.68%) JIRA
5 6 (3.41%) Subversion
6 5 (2.84%) ClearQuest
7 4 (2.27%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.70%) Ant
8 3 (1.70%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.70%) ClearCase
8 3 (1.70%) Rational Rose
8 3 (1.70%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.14%) JMeter
9 2 (1.14%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.57%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.57%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.57%) RequisitePro
10 1 (0.57%) ERwin
General
1 59 (33.52%) Finance
2 27 (15.34%) Pharmaceutical
3 19 (10.80%) Banking
4 11 (6.25%) Publishing
5 9 (5.11%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.27%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.70%) Marketing
7 3 (1.70%) Legal
8 2 (1.14%) Back Office
8 2 (1.14%) Retail
8 2 (1.14%) Billing
9 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.57%) Law
9 1 (0.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (30.68%) Analyst
2 46 (26.14%) Business Analyst
3 37 (21.02%) Developer
4 34 (19.32%) Architect
5 19 (10.80%) SharePoint Developer
6 13 (7.39%) Project Manager
6 13 (7.39%) Data Architect
7 11 (6.25%) Consultant
8 9 (5.11%) Programme Manager
9 8 (4.55%) Data Modeller
10 7 (3.98%) UML Business Analyst
11 6 (3.41%) Middleware Developer
11 6 (3.41%) Technical Architect
11 6 (3.41%) Java Developer
12 5 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.84%) SharePoint Architect
12 5 (2.84%) Agile Business Analyst
13 4 (2.27%) ScrumMaster
13 4 (2.27%) Agile Project Manager
13 4 (2.27%) Senior Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.48%) XML
2 27 (15.34%) .NET
3 22 (12.50%) HTML
4 21 (11.93%) Web Services
5 18 (10.23%) CSS
6 15 (8.52%) .NET Framework
7 14 (7.95%) JSON
7 14 (7.95%) Middleware
7 14 (7.95%) XSD
7 14 (7.95%) jQuery
8 13 (7.39%) J2EE
9 11 (6.25%) JSP
10 10 (5.68%) SOAP
10 10 (5.68%) ActiveMQ
11 9 (5.11%) Spring
11 9 (5.11%) Struts
12 8 (4.55%) ASP.NET
12 8 (4.55%) WCF
12 8 (4.55%) HTML5
13 6 (3.41%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.23%) Computer Science
2 11 (6.25%) Pharmacovigilance
3 8 (4.55%) Open Source
4 7 (3.98%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.84%) PMI
6 4 (2.27%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.27%) GIS
7 3 (1.70%) Taxonomies
7 3 (1.70%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.70%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.70%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.70%) PKI
8 2 (1.14%) Derivative
8 2 (1.14%) Equities
8 2 (1.14%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.14%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.57%) FMCG
9 1 (0.57%) iPhone
9 1 (0.57%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.68%) Windows
2 6 (3.41%) Linux
3 4 (2.27%) UNIX
4 3 (1.70%) AIX
5 2 (1.14%) Solaris
5 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.57%) Tru64
6 1 (0.57%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (63.07%) UML
2 44 (25.00%) Project Management
3 42 (23.86%) Use Case
4 39 (22.16%) OO
4 39 (22.16%) Scrum
4 39 (22.16%) Business Analysis
5 35 (19.89%) Content Management
6 32 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 32 (18.18%) Workflow
6 32 (18.18%) Migration
7 30 (17.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (15.34%) Data Modelling
8 27 (15.34%) TOGAF
9 22 (12.50%) Data Migration
10 21 (11.93%) Configuration Management
11 19 (10.80%) SOA
11 19 (10.80%) Data Architecture
12 18 (10.23%) DSDM
13 17 (9.66%) OOP
14 16 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 31 (17.61%) Java
2 25 (14.20%) SQL
3 16 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 12 (6.82%) C#
5 4 (2.27%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.70%) Perl
6 3 (1.70%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.14%) Python
7 2 (1.14%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.14%) XPath
8 1 (0.57%) Ruby
8 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.57%) R
8 1 (0.57%) PHP
8 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (14.77%) Degree
2 17 (9.66%) ISEB
3 10 (5.68%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.41%) PMI Certification
5 5 (2.84%) IIBA
5 5 (2.84%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.27%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.70%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.14%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.14%) GISP
8 2 (1.14%) CBAP
8 2 (1.14%) PMP
9 1 (0.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.57%) Brainbench
9 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.57%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.82%) QA
2 7 (3.98%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.14%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.14%) EMIR
3 2 (1.14%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.57%) COBIT
4 1 (0.57%) MiFID
System Software
1 9 (5.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.70%) Varnish
3 2 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.14%) Samba
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.57%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (1.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.57%) Control-M
2 1 (0.57%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 25 (14.20%) Oracle
2 23 (13.07%) Microsoft
3 17 (9.66%) IBM
4 9 (5.11%) Atlassian
5 7 (3.98%) JBoss
6 6 (3.41%) HP
7 5 (2.84%) VMware
8 4 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (2.27%) Adobe
9 3 (1.70%) SAP
9 3 (1.70%) Open Text
9 3 (1.70%) RedDot
10 2 (1.14%) Informatica
10 2 (1.14%) Sybase
10 2 (1.14%) Business Objects
10 2 (1.14%) Sun
10 2 (1.14%) Citrix
11 1 (0.57%) BEA
11 1 (0.57%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.57%) Empirix
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