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 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 238 211 201
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -10
Contract jobs citing RUP 28 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.30% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.42% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 12
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£450 £307 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.57% -5.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £296 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £320 £369
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -13.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.68 -
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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
7382 6452 5457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.32% 72.86% 71.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4060 3447 2670
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 264 306
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £49.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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
Hampshire -13 16 £346 +14.71% 2
Berkshire +5 6 £450 - 3
Buckinghamshire -1 6 £500 -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 1
RUP
England

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 36 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 34 (51.52%) SC Cleared
3 33 (50.00%) OO
4 30 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (43.94%) UML
6 24 (36.36%) UNIX
6 24 (36.36%) Software Engineering
7 23 (34.85%) Project Management
8 22 (33.33%) ClearCase
8 22 (33.33%) Linux
8 22 (33.33%) Subversion
9 21 (31.82%) NUnit
9 21 (31.82%) Unified Process
9 21 (31.82%) C
9 21 (31.82%) Ant
9 21 (31.82%) OOD
9 21 (31.82%) Configuration Management
9 21 (31.82%) GoogleTest
9 21 (31.82%) CppUnit
10 20 (30.30%) Use Case
10 20 (30.30%) Rational Rose
11 19 (28.79%) Motif
12 17 (25.76%) Multithreading
12 17 (25.76%) Memory Management
13 16 (24.24%) Integration Testing
13 16 (24.24%) Derivative
14 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (19.70%) C++
15 13 (19.70%) TOGAF
16 12 (18.18%) Programme Management

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 7 (10.61%) Documentum
2 6 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (6.06%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.52%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.52%) FileNet
4 1 (1.52%) Apache
4 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) Intranet
1 6 (9.09%) Internet
1 6 (9.09%) Extranet
1 6 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (1.52%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.55%) Ingres
2 3 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.52%) DB2
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (33.33%) ClearCase
1 22 (33.33%) Subversion
2 21 (31.82%) CppUnit
2 21 (31.82%) GoogleTest
2 21 (31.82%) Ant
2 21 (31.82%) NUnit
3 20 (30.30%) Rational Rose
4 3 (4.55%) CruiseControl
4 3 (4.55%) ClearQuest
5 2 (3.03%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.03%) JUnit
5 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.03%) Maven
5 2 (3.03%) Checkstyle
5 2 (3.03%) JIRA
6 1 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.52%) NetBeans
General
1 6 (9.09%) Finance
1 6 (9.09%) Marketing
2 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.55%) Publishing
4 2 (3.03%) Legal
5 1 (1.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (24.24%) Architect
2 14 (21.21%) Software Engineer
3 9 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (12.12%) Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Business Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Solutions Designer
6 5 (7.58%) C Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Designer
7 3 (4.55%) Software Engineering Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Software Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Software Development Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Chief Technology Officer
7 3 (4.55%) Engineering Manager
7 3 (4.55%) C++ Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Development Manager
8 2 (3.03%) Technical Design Authority
9 1 (1.52%) Head of Software Development
9 1 (1.52%) SOA Architect
9 1 (1.52%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (28.79%) Motif
2 12 (18.18%) Web Services
3 11 (16.67%) Middleware
4 6 (9.09%) XML
4 6 (9.09%) EJB
5 5 (7.58%) .NET
5 5 (7.58%) J2EE
6 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET
6 4 (6.06%) CSS
6 4 (6.06%) JSP
6 4 (6.06%) HTML
6 4 (6.06%) JSR 170
6 4 (6.06%) HTML5
6 4 (6.06%) CSS3
6 4 (6.06%) Apache Sling
7 3 (4.55%) REST
7 3 (4.55%) WCF
7 3 (4.55%) wxWidgets
8 1 (1.52%) JSON
8 1 (1.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (24.24%) Derivative
3 3 (4.55%) Taxonomies
4 2 (3.03%) Open Source
4 2 (3.03%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) Social Media
5 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.52%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 24 (36.36%) UNIX
2 22 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (7.58%) Windows
4 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (50.00%) OO
2 29 (43.94%) UML
3 24 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 23 (34.85%) Project Management
5 21 (31.82%) OOD
5 21 (31.82%) Configuration Management
5 21 (31.82%) Unified Process
6 20 (30.30%) Use Case
7 17 (25.76%) Multithreading
7 17 (25.76%) Memory Management
8 16 (24.24%) Integration Testing
9 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (19.70%) TOGAF
11 12 (18.18%) Programme Management
11 12 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
12 10 (15.15%) Workflow
13 9 (13.64%) Scrum
13 9 (13.64%) Data Management
13 9 (13.64%) Time Management
14 8 (12.12%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 21 (31.82%) C
2 13 (19.70%) C++
3 9 (13.64%) Java
4 4 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.06%) Python
5 3 (4.55%) SQL
6 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.52%) AWK
6 1 (1.52%) Ruby
6 1 (1.52%) Korn
6 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.52%) sed
6 1 (1.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 36 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 34 (51.52%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) Degree
4 2 (3.03%) PMP
4 2 (3.03%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.52%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) Oracle
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.06%) Adobe
2 4 (6.06%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.03%) webMethods
4 1 (1.52%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.52%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.52%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.52%) IBM