The table below looks at the statistics for RUP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 549 520 477
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -43
Contract jobs citing RUP 102 126 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.28% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 70 62
Median daily rate £470 £475 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% +22.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £575 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £431 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.60% +43.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £34.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +24.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +24.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44682 45591 43036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 79.87% 78.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 29538 29583 26703
Median daily rate £435 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1052 1197 1205
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

RUP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing RUP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RUP within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -34 99 £473 -1.56% 26
West Midlands -16 32 £425 -12.82% 2
South East +11 25 £400 -5.53% 5
Shropshire -14 23 £395 - 1
London -28 20 £525 +5.00% 8
Telford -13 19 £395 - 1
Hampshire -1 11 £375 -
East of England +27 9 £470 +4.44%
Norfolk +2 7 £470 +1.62%
Norwich -5 7 £470 +4.44%
Tunbridge Wells - 7 - - 1
Kent - 7 - - 1
East Midlands 0 5 £463 -
Hook +1 4 £357 -10.52%
West Yorkshire -4 4 £375 +1.69% 5
Yorkshire -5 4 £375 +1.69% 5
City of London +34 3 £445 -15.23% 4
South West +3 3 - - 1
Nottinghamshire +1 3 - -
Nottingham -2 3 - -
Coventry -12 3 £483 +20.62%
Warwickshire - 3 £538 -
Wiltshire - 3 - -
Swindon - 3 - -
Oxfordshire - 3 £400 - 1
Essex +4 2 - -
Berkshire -1 2 £320 -41.81% 1
Leeds -10 2 £415 +10.66% 4
Southend-on-Sea - 2 - -
Bradford - 2 £363 -

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RUP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for RUP.

1 149 (67.12%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (55.86%) Waterfall
3 89 (40.09%) Java
4 74 (33.33%) SQL
4 74 (33.33%) Oracle
5 48 (21.62%) SDLC
6 46 (20.72%) OO
6 46 (20.72%) ClearCase
7 45 (20.27%) UML
8 44 (19.82%) Scrum
9 43 (19.37%) Pega
10 42 (18.92%) Project Planning
10 42 (18.92%) Data Modelling
11 39 (17.57%) ClearQuest
11 39 (17.57%) Unix
12 38 (17.12%) Linux
12 38 (17.12%) Oracle OWB
12 38 (17.12%) Spring
12 38 (17.12%) Software Architecture
13 37 (16.67%) JIRA
13 37 (16.67%) J2EE
14 36 (16.22%) Git (software)
15 35 (15.77%) Test Strategy
15 35 (15.77%) Finance
16 34 (15.32%) Business Intelligence
17 33 (14.86%) Shell Script
18 32 (14.41%) Maven
19 30 (13.51%) Web Services
20 29 (13.06%) XML
21 28 (12.61%) RAD

RUP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (11.26%) WebLogic
2 21 (9.46%) Confluence
2 21 (9.46%) WebSphere
3 14 (6.31%) JBoss
4 10 (4.50%) Tomcat
5 8 (3.60%) CICS
5 8 (3.60%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.80%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.80%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.35%) CloudStack
8 3 (1.35%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.90%) Apache
9 2 (0.90%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.45%) Documentum
10 1 (0.45%) IIS
10 1 (0.45%) SAS
10 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (4.95%) MS Office
2 10 (4.50%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.70%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.80%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (1.80%) Oracle Retail
1 4 (1.80%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 2 (0.90%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.45%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.60%) Bluemix
2 4 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.35%) SaaS
4 2 (0.90%) IaaS
4 2 (0.90%) PaaS
4 2 (0.90%) Silverpop
5 1 (0.45%) Office 365
5 1 (0.45%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.90%) Firewall
1 2 (0.90%) Internet
1 2 (0.90%) VoIP
2 1 (0.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (17.12%) Oracle OWB
2 26 (11.71%) MongoDB
3 19 (8.56%) BusinessObjects
4 17 (7.66%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (5.86%) Oracle Database
5 13 (5.86%) SQL Server
6 10 (4.50%) DB2
7 9 (4.05%) MySQL
8 8 (3.60%) Big Data
8 8 (3.60%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (3.60%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.70%) NoSQL
9 6 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (2.25%) Neo4j
11 4 (1.80%) Data Lake
11 4 (1.80%) MS Access
11 4 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.35%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 46 (20.72%) ClearCase
2 39 (17.57%) ClearQuest
3 37 (16.67%) JIRA
4 36 (16.22%) Git (software)
5 32 (14.41%) Maven
6 24 (10.81%) Subversion
7 13 (5.86%) Ant
8 11 (4.95%) Eclipse
9 7 (3.15%) JUnit
10 6 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (2.70%) Rational Rose
10 6 (2.70%) Selenium
11 5 (2.25%) Jenkins
11 5 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (1.80%) SoapUI
13 3 (1.35%) CppUnit
13 3 (1.35%) GoogleTest
13 3 (1.35%) Ranorex
13 3 (1.35%) TeamCity
13 3 (1.35%) Testopia
General
1 35 (15.77%) Finance
2 14 (6.31%) Retail
3 12 (5.41%) Banking
4 7 (3.15%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.25%) Marketing
6 4 (1.80%) Front Office
6 4 (1.80%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.90%) Legal
8 1 (0.45%) Games
8 1 (0.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 81 (36.49%) Architect
2 59 (26.58%) Developer
3 36 (16.22%) Analyst
4 33 (14.86%) Software Architect
5 30 (13.51%) Business Analyst
6 25 (11.26%) Designer
7 24 (10.81%) Java Architect
8 22 (9.91%) Solutions Architect
8 22 (9.91%) Solutions Designer
9 21 (9.46%) Senior Developer
10 19 (8.56%) Technical Architect
11 17 (7.66%) Java Developer
12 16 (7.21%) Java Software Architect
13 13 (5.86%) Senior Java Developer
14 12 (5.41%) Lead Developer
15 8 (3.60%) Project Manager
16 7 (3.15%) J2EE Developer
16 7 (3.15%) Java Solutions Architect
16 7 (3.15%) Senior J2EE Developer
16 7 (3.15%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (17.12%) Spring
2 37 (16.67%) J2EE
3 30 (13.51%) Web Services
4 29 (13.06%) XML
5 22 (9.91%) JSP
6 20 (9.01%) RabbitMQ
7 19 (8.56%) Servlets
7 19 (8.56%) Spring Boot
8 14 (6.31%) .NET
8 14 (6.31%) JDBC
9 13 (5.86%) EJB
9 13 (5.86%) Hibernate
9 13 (5.86%) WSDL
10 12 (5.41%) HTML
10 12 (5.41%) JMS
10 12 (5.41%) JSON
11 10 (4.50%) Struts
11 10 (4.50%) XSD
12 8 (3.60%) SOAP
13 7 (3.15%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.05%) Data Centre
3 8 (3.60%) Mainframe
3 8 (3.60%) PMI
4 7 (3.15%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.80%) Derivative
7 3 (1.35%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.90%) Equities
8 2 (0.90%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.90%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.90%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.90%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.45%) Blog
9 1 (0.45%) CMDB
9 1 (0.45%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.45%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 39 (17.57%) Unix
2 38 (17.12%) Linux
3 17 (7.66%) Windows
4 4 (1.80%) Solaris
5 3 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (67.12%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (55.86%) Waterfall
3 48 (21.62%) SDLC
4 46 (20.72%) OO
5 45 (20.27%) UML
6 44 (19.82%) Scrum
7 42 (18.92%) Data Modelling
7 42 (18.92%) Project Planning
8 38 (17.12%) Software Architecture
9 35 (15.77%) Test Strategy
10 34 (15.32%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (12.61%) RAD
11 28 (12.61%) SOA
12 22 (9.91%) Business Analysis
13 21 (9.46%) PRINCE2
13 21 (9.46%) Project Management
14 20 (9.01%) Data Analysis
14 20 (9.01%) Technical Architecture
15 19 (8.56%) CRM
15 19 (8.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 89 (40.09%) Java
2 74 (33.33%) SQL
3 33 (14.86%) Shell Script
4 12 (5.41%) JavaScript
5 10 (4.50%) AspectJ
5 10 (4.50%) C#
6 9 (4.05%) PL/SQL
7 8 (3.60%) Assembly Language
7 8 (3.60%) COBOL
8 7 (3.15%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.70%) Scala
10 5 (2.25%) Perl
11 4 (1.80%) C
11 4 (1.80%) Ruby
12 3 (1.35%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.35%) Clojure
12 3 (1.35%) Groovy
12 3 (1.35%) Python
13 1 (0.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (9.91%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.86%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.60%) PMI Certification
4 7 (3.15%) Degree
5 6 (2.70%) ISEB
6 5 (2.25%) Sun Certification
7 3 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.90%) CBAP
8 2 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.41%) QA
2 8 (3.60%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.80%) SLA
4 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.45%) SAS 70
System Software
1 6 (2.70%) Docker
2 3 (1.35%) vSphere
2 3 (1.35%) Xen
2 3 (1.35%) XenServer
3 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (11.26%) Puppet
2 5 (2.25%) Graphite
3 4 (1.80%) Ansible
3 4 (1.80%) Grafana
3 4 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.35%) CA Service Virtualization
4 3 (1.35%) Cobbler
4 3 (1.35%) Terraform
4 3 (1.35%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.90%) Salt
Vendors
1 74 (33.33%) Oracle
2 43 (19.37%) Pega
3 26 (11.71%) Informatica
4 24 (10.81%) WSO2
5 23 (10.36%) IBM
6 15 (6.76%) Microsoft
7 8 (3.60%) Chordiant
8 7 (3.15%) SAP
9 6 (2.70%) ATG
10 5 (2.25%) PeopleSoft
10 5 (2.25%) Sun
11 4 (1.80%) HP
11 4 (1.80%) Hyperion
11 4 (1.80%) Retek
12 3 (1.35%) Actimize
12 3 (1.35%) CA
12 3 (1.35%) EnterpriseDB
12 3 (1.35%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.35%) Siebel
12 3 (1.35%) TIBCO
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