The table below looks at the statistics for RUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 238 222 211
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Contract jobs citing RUP 15 33 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.35% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.46% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 16
Average daily rate £370 £422 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.29% +16.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £320 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £417 £347
% change year-on-year
+7.86% +20.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £22.50 £37.68
% change year-on-year
+111.11% -40.27%
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6791 7200 6227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.38% 77.44% 74.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4176 3942 3316
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 290 232 260
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

RUP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RUP across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

RUP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

RUP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RUP across the South East region.

RUP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

RUP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RUP across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

RUP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

RUP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RUP across the South East region.

RUP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

RUP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RUP within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hampshire -9 6 £295 -18.73% 1
Buckinghamshire +13 4 £500 -
Berkshire -1 2 £370 -17.77%
West Sussex - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £500 -
RUP
England

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 27 (56.25%) Oracle
2 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (47.92%) UML
4 21 (43.75%) Unix
5 20 (41.67%) SQL
6 18 (37.50%) Java
7 17 (35.42%) TOGAF
8 16 (33.33%) Shell Script
9 14 (29.17%) Waterfall
10 13 (27.08%) Security Cleared
10 13 (27.08%) MVC
10 13 (27.08%) PL/SQL
10 13 (27.08%) WebLogic
10 13 (27.08%) Linux
11 12 (25.00%) OO
11 12 (25.00%) Ant
12 11 (22.92%) OOP
12 11 (22.92%) Solaris
12 11 (22.92%) JMS
12 11 (22.92%) Workflow
12 11 (22.92%) Java EE
12 11 (22.92%) JIRA
12 11 (22.92%) Oracle Database
13 10 (20.83%) Relational Database
13 10 (20.83%) SDLC
13 10 (20.83%) Maven
13 10 (20.83%) Scrum
13 10 (20.83%) Middleware
13 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
13 10 (20.83%) Oracle Database 10g

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 13 (27.08%) WebLogic
2 9 (18.75%) Oracle Workflow
2 9 (18.75%) SharePoint
3 8 (16.67%) AquaLogic
3 8 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (8.33%) Documentum
5 3 (6.25%) Confluence
5 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
5 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.08%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (2.08%) JBoss
6 1 (2.08%) NetWeaver
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 6 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.08%) MS Project
2 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (4.17%) SAP PSCD
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Firewall
1 4 (8.33%) Internet
2 3 (6.25%) iSCSI
2 3 (6.25%) NAS
2 3 (6.25%) SAN
2 3 (6.25%) SMTP
3 1 (2.08%) Extranet
3 1 (2.08%) HTTP
3 1 (2.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) Oracle Database
2 10 (20.83%) Oracle Database 10g
2 10 (20.83%) Relational Database
3 9 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 6 (12.50%) Oracle OWB
6 3 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (6.25%) DB2
6 3 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (4.17%) Big Data
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Ant
2 11 (22.92%) JIRA
3 10 (20.83%) Maven
4 8 (16.67%) ClearCase
4 8 (16.67%) JIRA Agile
5 6 (12.50%) ClearQuest
6 5 (10.42%) Subversion
7 4 (8.33%) Rational Rose
8 2 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (4.17%) CA Gen
8 2 (4.17%) CppUnit
8 2 (4.17%) ERwin
8 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
8 2 (4.17%) GoogleTest
8 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
8 2 (4.17%) NUnit
8 2 (4.17%) PowerDesigner
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Automotive
2 2 (4.17%) Banking
2 2 (4.17%) Local Government
2 2 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (50.00%) Architect
2 11 (22.92%) Analyst
2 11 (22.92%) Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Oracle Architect
3 7 (14.58%) Software Architect
4 5 (10.42%) Business Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Development Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Architect
4 5 (10.42%) Software Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Software Development Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Java Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Unix Architect
6 3 (6.25%) ABAP Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Business Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Documentum Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Java Software Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Lead Architect
6 3 (6.25%) SAP Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) Java EE
1 11 (22.92%) JMS
2 10 (20.83%) Middleware
2 10 (20.83%) XML
3 9 (18.75%) .NET
3 9 (18.75%) J2EE
3 9 (18.75%) Oracle Fusion
4 8 (16.67%) Dojo
4 8 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 8 (16.67%) jQuery
4 8 (16.67%) JSF
4 8 (16.67%) Spring
5 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET
5 5 (10.42%) SOAP
6 4 (8.33%) Web Services
7 3 (6.25%) EJB
7 3 (6.25%) J2SE
7 3 (6.25%) REST
7 3 (6.25%) SAPUI5
8 2 (4.17%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) Clustering
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) Derivative
3 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.08%) CESG
4 1 (2.08%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.08%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 21 (43.75%) Unix
2 13 (27.08%) Linux
3 11 (22.92%) Solaris
4 8 (16.67%) AIX
5 6 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (47.92%) UML
3 17 (35.42%) TOGAF
4 14 (29.17%) Waterfall
5 13 (27.08%) MVC
6 12 (25.00%) OO
7 11 (22.92%) OOP
7 11 (22.92%) Workflow
8 10 (20.83%) OOD
8 10 (20.83%) Scrum
8 10 (20.83%) SDLC
9 9 (18.75%) Business Analysis
9 9 (18.75%) SOA
10 8 (16.67%) Data Modelling
10 8 (16.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 7 (14.58%) PRINCE2
11 7 (14.58%) Project Planning
11 7 (14.58%) Software Engineering
12 6 (12.50%) Project Management
12 6 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) SQL
2 18 (37.50%) Java
3 16 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 13 (27.08%) PL/SQL
5 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.42%) C#
6 5 (10.42%) Perl
7 3 (6.25%) ABAP
8 2 (4.17%) AWK
8 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.17%) C
8 2 (4.17%) C++
8 2 (4.17%) Korn
8 2 (4.17%) sed
8 2 (4.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (27.08%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) Degree
3 3 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.17%) ISEB
5 1 (2.08%) CCNA
5 1 (2.08%) CCSP
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.08%) MCP
5 1 (2.08%) MCSE
5 1 (2.08%) MCTS
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) OpenView
1 3 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) Oracle
2 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.50%) Informatica
4 5 (10.42%) BEA
4 5 (10.42%) Pega
5 4 (8.33%) SAP
5 4 (8.33%) Sybase
6 3 (6.25%) HP
6 3 (6.25%) IBM
6 3 (6.25%) StorageTek
6 3 (6.25%) Sun
6 3 (6.25%) VMware
6 3 (6.25%) webMethods
7 2 (4.17%) Ab Initio
7 2 (4.17%) Adobe