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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 242 229 208
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -21
Contract jobs citing RUP 23 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.16% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.22% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 17
Average daily rate
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£422 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.86% -25.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £285 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £384 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £300 £363
% change year-on-year
+41.14% -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.25 £29.92
% change year-on-year
+24.08% +14.47%
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
7392 6819 6075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.38% 74.32% 71.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4444 3742 3240
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 252 273
Average hourly rate £23.88 £25.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.50% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.85 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +1 12 £398 +32.72%
West Sussex - 8 £465 -
Berkshire - 2 £550 - 2
RUP
England

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 35 (71.43%) OO
2 26 (53.06%) Oracle
3 21 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 19 (38.78%) UNIX
4 19 (38.78%) Security Cleared
5 17 (34.69%) UML
6 15 (30.61%) SC Cleared
7 14 (28.57%) Waterfall
7 14 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (26.53%) Unified Process
8 13 (26.53%) Use Case
9 12 (24.49%) Integration Testing
9 12 (24.49%) Subversion
9 12 (24.49%) Ant
9 12 (24.49%) C
10 11 (22.45%) Java
10 11 (22.45%) Windows
10 11 (22.45%) Linux
10 11 (22.45%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (22.45%) OOD
10 11 (22.45%) ClearCase
10 11 (22.45%) Rational Rose
10 11 (22.45%) NUnit
10 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (22.45%) Derivative
10 11 (22.45%) System Integration Testing
10 11 (22.45%) Memory Management
10 11 (22.45%) GoogleTest
10 11 (22.45%) Multithreading
10 11 (22.45%) CppUnit

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (16.33%) WebLogic
2 6 (12.24%) Documentum
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) ArcGIS
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.04%) ArcSDE
4 1 (2.04%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Office
2 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.04%) SAP PSCD
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) FTP
2 1 (2.04%) Intranet
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) Extranet
2 1 (2.04%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.12%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.08%) DB2
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.04%) EDRMS
5 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Ant
1 12 (24.49%) Subversion
2 11 (22.45%) ClearCase
2 11 (22.45%) Rational Rose
2 11 (22.45%) CppUnit
2 11 (22.45%) GoogleTest
2 11 (22.45%) NUnit
3 7 (14.29%) CA Gen
4 2 (4.08%) XMLSpy
5 1 (2.04%) Maven
5 1 (2.04%) JIRA
5 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Developer
2 7 (14.29%) Architect
3 6 (12.24%) Technical Design Authority
4 5 (10.20%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Documentum Administrator
5 4 (8.16%) Designer
5 4 (8.16%) Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) ABAP Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (6.12%) Middleware Developer
7 2 (4.08%) AWS Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.08%) C Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) J2EE
2 5 (10.20%) SOAP
2 5 (10.20%) Web Services
2 5 (10.20%) XML
2 5 (10.20%) Middleware
2 5 (10.20%) Motif
3 4 (8.16%) Web Dynpro
3 4 (8.16%) EJB
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (6.12%) JSON
5 2 (4.08%) XSD
5 2 (4.08%) XSLT
5 2 (4.08%) JMS
5 2 (4.08%) XML Schema
5 2 (4.08%) REST
6 1 (2.04%) PostGIS
6 1 (2.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.04%) .NET
6 1 (2.04%) CSS
6 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (22.45%) Derivative
3 1 (2.04%) W3C
3 1 (2.04%) GIS
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.78%) UNIX
2 11 (22.45%) Windows
2 11 (22.45%) Linux
3 10 (20.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (71.43%) OO
2 21 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 17 (34.69%) UML
4 14 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 13 (26.53%) Unified Process
5 13 (26.53%) Use Case
6 12 (24.49%) Integration Testing
7 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (22.45%) OOD
7 11 (22.45%) Memory Management
7 11 (22.45%) Multithreading
7 11 (22.45%) System Integration Testing
8 10 (20.41%) Office Automation
8 10 (20.41%) Protective Monitoring
8 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (16.33%) Project Management
9 8 (16.33%) TOGAF
9 8 (16.33%) Software Engineering
9 8 (16.33%) Test Strategy
9 8 (16.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) C
2 11 (22.45%) Java
3 9 (18.37%) SQL
4 8 (16.33%) C++
4 8 (16.33%) Perl
4 8 (16.33%) PL/SQL
4 8 (16.33%) Shell Script
5 4 (8.16%) ABAP
6 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (38.78%) Security Cleared
2 15 (30.61%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
Vendors
1 26 (53.06%) Oracle
2 8 (16.33%) BEA
2 8 (16.33%) Pega
3 7 (14.29%) Informatica
3 7 (14.29%) webMethods
4 4 (8.16%) Adobe
5 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.04%) SAP
6 1 (2.04%) ESRI
6 1 (2.04%) GigaSpaces
6 1 (2.04%) Mapinfo