The first table below looks at the demand for RUP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 16 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.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 426 323 309
Rank change year-on-year
-103 -14
Contract jobs citing RUP 180 246 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.51% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.70% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 136 175
Average daily rate £425 £420 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £356 £406
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Average hourly rate £46.00 £41.25 £37.91
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.51% +8.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £27.49 £37.91
% change year-on-year
+67.33% -27.48%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42143 35232 42089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.32% 72.51% 69.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 26130 21023 24016
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1183 1087 1432
Average hourly rate £28.00 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.37 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £53.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%

RUP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

RUP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RUP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RUP within the UK.

RUP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

RUP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RUP within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

RUP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

RUP
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RUP within the UK.

RUP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

RUP
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RUP within the UK over the 3 months to 16 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
England -94 175 £425 +1.19% 41
London -74 116 £425 -10.52% 25
City of London -19 30 £450 +5.88% 5
South East -36 15 £300 -2.60% 3
East of England -29 12 £363 -34.09%
Canary Wharf +25 10 £375 -31.81%
North West -20 8 - - 5
Hampshire -25 8 £300 +4.17% 1
Manchester - 7 - - 4
East Midlands - 7 - -
South West -9 6 £475 +35.71%
West Midlands -13 6 £515 +9.57%
Yorkshire -20 6 £333 -11.33% 5
West Yorkshire -18 5 £350 -6.66% 5
Coventry - 5 £473 -
Derby - 4 - -
Derbyshire - 4 - -
Leeds -22 3 £405 +8.00% 2
Oxfordshire - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 £425 -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Telford -4 1 £525 +10.52%
Shropshire -7 1 £525 +10.52%
Berkshire -14 1 - - 1
York - 1 £315 -
Edinburgh - 1 £425 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £315 -
Wiltshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 177 (49.72%) UML
2 101 (28.37%) Finance
3 86 (24.16%) Oracle
4 82 (23.03%) Scrum
5 76 (21.35%) Java
6 72 (20.22%) OO
7 70 (19.66%) TOGAF
8 68 (19.10%) SQL
9 59 (16.57%) Data Modelling
10 58 (16.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 57 (16.01%) Project Management
12 55 (15.45%) Use Case
13 52 (14.61%) Waterfall
14 51 (14.33%) Migration
14 51 (14.33%) Unified Process
14 51 (14.33%) J2EE
15 50 (14.04%) HTML
16 49 (13.76%) XML
17 48 (13.48%) SQL Server
17 48 (13.48%) Business Analysis
18 47 (13.20%) JavaScript
18 47 (13.20%) PRINCE2
19 45 (12.64%) CSS
19 45 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
20 44 (12.36%) Pharmaceutical
21 43 (12.08%) UNIX
21 43 (12.08%) C#
21 43 (12.08%) .NET
21 43 (12.08%) OOD
22 41 (11.52%) DSDM

RUP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 28 (7.87%) WebLogic
2 22 (6.18%) SharePoint
3 18 (5.06%) CMS
4 17 (4.78%) WebSphere
5 16 (4.49%) Apache
5 16 (4.49%) Tomcat
6 13 (3.65%) Adobe CQ
7 11 (3.09%) Escenic
7 11 (3.09%) Confluence
7 11 (3.09%) MQSeries
8 8 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (1.97%) Oracle Workflow
9 7 (1.97%) Documentum
10 6 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.12%) SAS
11 4 (1.12%) IIS
11 4 (1.12%) Liferay
11 4 (1.12%) Apache ServiceMix
12 3 (0.84%) Node.js
12 3 (0.84%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 19 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.93%) MS Project
3 12 (3.37%) MS Office
4 8 (2.25%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.84%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.28%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 10 (2.81%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.28%) Magento
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.09%) LDAP
2 6 (1.69%) Firewall
3 5 (1.40%) Intranet
4 4 (1.12%) HTTP
4 4 (1.12%) Kerberos
4 4 (1.12%) DMZ
5 2 (0.56%) DNS
5 2 (0.56%) SAN
5 2 (0.56%) Internet
6 1 (0.28%) NAS
6 1 (0.28%) VPN
6 1 (0.28%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (13.48%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (4.21%) MySQL
3 13 (3.65%) Hadoop
4 12 (3.37%) Oracle Database
4 12 (3.37%) Relational Database
5 11 (3.09%) Big Data
6 9 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.69%) Oracle OWB
9 5 (1.40%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.12%) DB2
10 4 (1.12%) OLAP
10 4 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.12%) EDRMS
10 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (1.12%) JasperReports
10 4 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 30 (8.43%) Subversion
2 29 (8.15%) ClearCase
3 26 (7.30%) PowerDesigner
4 24 (6.74%) Rational Rose
5 22 (6.18%) Ant
6 17 (4.78%) ClearQuest
7 16 (4.49%) NUnit
7 16 (4.49%) GoogleTest
8 15 (4.21%) CppUnit
9 14 (3.93%) JIRA
10 13 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (3.37%) Eclipse
12 11 (3.09%) Visual Studio
13 10 (2.81%) Maven
14 8 (2.25%) Git (software)
15 7 (1.97%) Jenkins
15 7 (1.97%) QuickTest Pro
15 7 (1.97%) RequisitePro
16 5 (1.40%) CruiseControl
16 5 (1.40%) JUnit
General
1 101 (28.37%) Finance
2 44 (12.36%) Pharmaceutical
3 38 (10.67%) Banking
4 19 (5.34%) Manufacturing
5 14 (3.93%) Back Office
6 12 (3.37%) Telecoms
7 11 (3.09%) Investment Banking
8 10 (2.81%) Publishing
8 10 (2.81%) Marketing
9 7 (1.97%) Retail
10 6 (1.69%) Front Office
11 5 (1.40%) Legal
12 3 (0.84%) German Language
13 2 (0.56%) Law
13 2 (0.56%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.28%) French Language
14 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 105 (29.49%) Analyst
2 85 (23.88%) Developer
3 80 (22.47%) Business Analyst
4 67 (18.82%) Architect
5 33 (9.27%) Project Manager
6 27 (7.58%) Java Developer
7 21 (5.90%) Data Modeller
8 18 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
9 17 (4.78%) Senior Analyst
9 17 (4.78%) Senior Developer
10 16 (4.49%) Data Architect
11 13 (3.65%) Software Engineer
12 12 (3.37%) Consultant
12 12 (3.37%) Senior Java Developer
13 11 (3.09%) Middleware Developer
13 11 (3.09%) Developer Analyst
13 11 (3.09%) Java Programmer
13 11 (3.09%) Senior Programmer
13 11 (3.09%) SharePoint Developer
13 11 (3.09%) Senior Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (14.33%) J2EE
2 50 (14.04%) HTML
3 49 (13.76%) XML
4 45 (12.64%) CSS
5 43 (12.08%) .NET
6 32 (8.99%) Web Services
7 30 (8.43%) HTML5
8 26 (7.30%) Ajax
9 25 (7.02%) Spring
10 22 (6.18%) Middleware
10 22 (6.18%) jQuery
11 19 (5.34%) CSS3
12 17 (4.78%) JSON
12 17 (4.78%) Hibernate
13 16 (4.49%) Motif
13 16 (4.49%) Struts
13 16 (4.49%) Oracle Fusion
14 15 (4.21%) JSF
14 15 (4.21%) JSP
15 14 (3.93%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.30%) Derivative
1 26 (7.30%) Computer Science
2 20 (5.62%) Pharmacovigilance
3 11 (3.09%) Open Source
4 8 (2.25%) N-Tier
4 8 (2.25%) Social Media
5 7 (1.97%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.40%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (1.40%) Blog
6 5 (1.40%) Social Network
6 5 (1.40%) PMI
6 5 (1.40%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.12%) GIS
7 4 (1.12%) W3C
7 4 (1.12%) Equities
8 3 (0.84%) Taxonomies
8 3 (0.84%) Market Risk
8 3 (0.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.56%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 43 (12.08%) UNIX
2 33 (9.27%) Linux
3 24 (6.74%) Windows
4 8 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.69%) Solaris
6 3 (0.84%) AIX
7 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (49.72%) UML
2 82 (23.03%) Scrum
3 72 (20.22%) OO
4 70 (19.66%) TOGAF
5 59 (16.57%) Data Modelling
6 58 (16.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 57 (16.01%) Project Management
8 55 (15.45%) Use Case
9 52 (14.61%) Waterfall
10 51 (14.33%) Migration
10 51 (14.33%) Unified Process
11 48 (13.48%) Business Analysis
12 47 (13.20%) PRINCE2
13 45 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
14 43 (12.08%) OOD
15 41 (11.52%) DSDM
16 39 (10.96%) Data Migration
17 38 (10.67%) SOA
18 36 (10.11%) Data Architecture
18 36 (10.11%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (21.35%) Java
2 68 (19.10%) SQL
3 47 (13.20%) JavaScript
4 43 (12.08%) C#
5 22 (6.18%) PL/SQL
5 22 (6.18%) C
6 13 (3.65%) C++
7 11 (3.09%) Scala
8 8 (2.25%) Python
9 6 (1.69%) VC++
9 6 (1.69%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.69%) VB
10 5 (1.40%) Perl
11 4 (1.12%) VBA
12 3 (0.84%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.84%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.84%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.56%) COBOL
13 2 (0.56%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.56%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 33 (9.27%) Security Cleared
2 31 (8.71%) Degree
3 22 (6.18%) SC Cleared
4 20 (5.62%) ISEB
5 10 (2.81%) IIBA
6 8 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (2.25%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.97%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.12%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.84%) PMP
10 2 (0.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (0.56%) CBAP
11 1 (0.28%) APMP
11 1 (0.28%) Brainbench
11 1 (0.28%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (10.39%) QA
2 5 (1.40%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.12%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.56%) SLA
4 2 (0.56%) COBIT
4 2 (0.56%) EMIR
4 2 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.28%) MiFID
5 1 (0.28%) TickIT
System Software
1 9 (2.53%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.12%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.84%) Varnish
4 2 (0.56%) Samba
4 2 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.28%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.28%) vSphere
5 1 (0.28%) XenServer
5 1 (0.28%) Xen
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (1.97%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.28%) Puppet
3 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.28%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 86 (24.16%) Oracle
2 41 (11.52%) Microsoft
3 20 (5.62%) JBoss
4 18 (5.06%) IBM
5 11 (3.09%) BEA
6 9 (2.53%) VMware
6 9 (2.53%) HP
7 7 (1.97%) Adobe
8 6 (1.69%) webMethods
8 6 (1.69%) Pega
9 5 (1.40%) Facebook
9 5 (1.40%) Twitter
9 5 (1.40%) Informatica
9 5 (1.40%) Business Objects
10 4 (1.12%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.12%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.84%) Altera
11 3 (0.84%) CollabNet
11 3 (0.84%) Perforce
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