The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 South East 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 231 190 211
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +21
Contract jobs citing RUP 15 40 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.48% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.68% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 27 25
Average daily rate £300 £308 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.60% -31.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £285 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £420 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £356 £406
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £27.49 £37.91
% change year-on-year
+67.33% -27.48%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6873 5915 6977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.83% 70.58% 65.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3812 3067 3324
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 258 361
Average hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
RUP
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -26 8 £300 +4.17% 1
Oxfordshire - 3 - -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Berkshire -18 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
RUP
England

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 30 (73.17%) UML
2 25 (60.98%) OO
3 24 (58.54%) UNIX
4 22 (53.66%) C
4 22 (53.66%) ClearCase
4 22 (53.66%) Subversion
4 22 (53.66%) Software Engineering
5 21 (51.22%) OOD
6 17 (41.46%) Linux
6 17 (41.46%) Security Cleared
7 16 (39.02%) GoogleTest
7 16 (39.02%) Use Case
7 16 (39.02%) Motif
7 16 (39.02%) Project Management
7 16 (39.02%) Unified Process
7 16 (39.02%) NUnit
8 15 (36.59%) Configuration Management
8 15 (36.59%) Ant
8 15 (36.59%) Multithreading
8 15 (36.59%) CppUnit
9 14 (34.15%) SC Cleared
9 14 (34.15%) Oracle
10 13 (31.71%) C++
10 13 (31.71%) Java
10 13 (31.71%) Rational Rose
11 12 (29.27%) C#
11 12 (29.27%) Memory Management
11 12 (29.27%) Integration Testing
11 12 (29.27%) Derivative
12 11 (26.83%) WebLogic

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 11 (26.83%) WebLogic
2 6 (14.63%) Tomcat
3 5 (12.20%) MQSeries
3 5 (12.20%) CMS
3 5 (12.20%) WebSphere
3 5 (12.20%) Escenic
3 5 (12.20%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (2.44%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.44%) JCAPS
4 1 (2.44%) SAS
Business Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) DNS
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) MySQL
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
1 6 (14.63%) Hadoop
2 5 (12.20%) Big Data
3 2 (4.88%) Ingres
3 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.44%) Spotfire
4 1 (2.44%) QlikView
4 1 (2.44%) DB2
4 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (53.66%) ClearCase
1 22 (53.66%) Subversion
2 16 (39.02%) NUnit
2 16 (39.02%) GoogleTest
3 15 (36.59%) CppUnit
3 15 (36.59%) Ant
4 13 (31.71%) Rational Rose
5 8 (19.51%) ClearQuest
6 4 (9.76%) Eclipse
7 3 (7.32%) CruiseControl
7 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.44%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (2.44%) FogBugz
8 1 (2.44%) Maven
8 1 (2.44%) JIRA
8 1 (2.44%) Bugzilla
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Law
2 1 (2.44%) Military
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Developer
2 12 (29.27%) Software Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Senior Developer
3 6 (14.63%) C Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Middleware Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Java Programmer
4 5 (12.20%) Senior Programmer
4 5 (12.20%) Senior Java Programmer
4 5 (12.20%) Programmer
4 5 (12.20%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Developer Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Java Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (12.20%) C++ Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) CRM Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (39.02%) Motif
2 8 (19.51%) XML
3 6 (14.63%) HTML
3 6 (14.63%) .NET
3 6 (14.63%) J2EE
3 6 (14.63%) EJB
3 6 (14.63%) Java EE
3 6 (14.63%) Middleware
4 5 (12.20%) jQuery
4 5 (12.20%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (12.20%) HTML5
4 5 (12.20%) CSS3
4 5 (12.20%) LAMP
4 5 (12.20%) Hibernate
4 5 (12.20%) Spring
4 5 (12.20%) JSF
4 5 (12.20%) Java RMI
4 5 (12.20%) Ajax
4 5 (12.20%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (12.20%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Derivative
2 5 (12.20%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (7.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.44%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 24 (58.54%) UNIX
2 17 (41.46%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Windows
4 1 (2.44%) AIX
4 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (73.17%) UML
2 25 (60.98%) OO
3 22 (53.66%) Software Engineering
4 21 (51.22%) OOD
5 16 (39.02%) Project Management
5 16 (39.02%) Unified Process
5 16 (39.02%) Use Case
6 15 (36.59%) Multithreading
6 15 (36.59%) Configuration Management
7 12 (29.27%) Integration Testing
7 12 (29.27%) Memory Management
8 9 (21.95%) Scrum
9 6 (14.63%) TDD
9 6 (14.63%) Waterfall
10 5 (12.20%) BDD
10 5 (12.20%) OOP
10 5 (12.20%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2
11 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (7.32%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 22 (53.66%) C
2 13 (31.71%) C++
2 13 (31.71%) Java
3 12 (29.27%) C#
4 9 (21.95%) SQL
5 6 (14.63%) VC++
5 6 (14.63%) PL/SQL
6 5 (12.20%) Scala
6 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.32%) Python
8 2 (4.88%) Assembly Language
9 1 (2.44%) R
9 1 (2.44%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (41.46%) Security Cleared
2 14 (34.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Oracle
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.20%) JBoss
4 3 (7.32%) Altera
5 1 (2.44%) Tableau
5 1 (2.44%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.44%) Sun
5 1 (2.44%) Citrix
5 1 (2.44%) Informatica
5 1 (2.44%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.44%) VMware
5 1 (2.44%) Teradata