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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 460 360 329
Rank change year-on-year
-100 -31
Contract jobs citing RUP 144 216 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.42% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.58% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 91 135
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
-17.24% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £27.50 £32.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £59.80 £40.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £29.92 £35.11
% change year-on-year
+25.33% -14.78%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40489 37285 40846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.95% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25068 22600 23485
Average daily rate £400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1169 1070 1445
Average hourly rate £24.50 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £48.84 £46.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
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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
England -65 133 £388 -6.62% 44
London -47 70 £450 -2.70% 26
South East -35 15 £300 -25.12% 2
East of England -30 13 £341 -2.71% 2
Hampshire -1 12 £300 +1.52%
South West -22 11 £300 +3.44%
City of London +1 9 £433 +19.72% 3
West Midlands -5 8 £450 +5.88% 2
Shropshire +3 6 - - 1
Yorkshire -12 6 £320 -5.88% 5
Wales -30 5 £438 +54.86% 1
North West -5 4 - - 2
West Yorkshire -12 4 £279 -18.01% 5
Scotland -18 4 - - 2
Edinburgh - 4 - -
East Midlands -1 3 - -
South Wales -27 3 £438 +55.41% 1
Manchester -6 2 - - 2
Bradford - 2 - - 1
Salford - 2 - -
Swindon - 2 £388 -
Wiltshire - 2 £388 -
Coventry - 2 £450 -
Cardiff -11 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes -12 1 £380 -15.55%
Buckinghamshire -14 1 £380 -15.55%
Leeds -14 1 £220 -35.29% 4
Gloucester - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £385 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - -

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 153 (48.73%) UML
2 95 (30.25%) Scrum
3 84 (26.75%) Finance
4 76 (24.20%) OO
5 73 (23.25%) Project Management
6 70 (22.29%) Java
7 66 (21.02%) Use Case
8 59 (18.79%) XML
9 58 (18.47%) SQL
10 53 (16.88%) HTML
11 52 (16.56%) SQL Server
12 51 (16.24%) Oracle
12 51 (16.24%) CSS
13 49 (15.61%) Content Management
14 45 (14.33%) SOA
15 44 (14.01%) .NET
15 44 (14.01%) Business Analysis
15 44 (14.01%) Security Cleared
16 43 (13.69%) JavaScript
16 43 (13.69%) Stakeholder Management
17 42 (13.38%) Unified Process
17 42 (13.38%) Web Services
18 41 (13.06%) PRINCE2
18 41 (13.06%) Data Modelling
19 39 (12.42%) Configuration Management
19 39 (12.42%) Agile Software Development
20 38 (12.10%) TOGAF
20 38 (12.10%) OOD
20 38 (12.10%) J2EE
21 37 (11.78%) Migration

RUP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 33 (10.51%) SharePoint
2 28 (8.92%) WebSphere
3 23 (7.32%) CMS
4 16 (5.10%) WebLogic
4 16 (5.10%) Apache
5 13 (4.14%) Confluence
6 12 (3.82%) Adobe CQ
7 11 (3.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (3.50%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (3.18%) Documentum
9 9 (2.87%) Tomcat
9 9 (2.87%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (2.55%) Oracle Workflow
10 8 (2.55%) Apache ServiceMix
11 7 (2.23%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (2.23%) MQSeries
11 7 (2.23%) Escenic
11 7 (2.23%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (1.91%) Liferay
13 5 (1.59%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 25 (7.96%) MS Office
1 25 (7.96%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.05%) MS Visio
2 19 (6.05%) MS Project
3 4 (1.27%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.59%) SaaS
2 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.50%) Firewall
2 9 (2.87%) LDAP
3 8 (2.55%) Intranet
4 5 (1.59%) DMZ
5 4 (1.27%) Kerberos
6 3 (0.96%) SAN
6 3 (0.96%) Internet
6 3 (0.96%) Extranet
7 2 (0.64%) NAS
8 1 (0.32%) VPN
8 1 (0.32%) DNS
8 1 (0.32%) LAN
8 1 (0.32%) WAN
8 1 (0.32%) DHCP
8 1 (0.32%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (16.56%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 14 (4.46%) Hadoop
5 11 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (3.50%) Oracle Database
6 10 (3.18%) NoSQL
6 10 (3.18%) MySQL
7 9 (2.87%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (2.87%) RDBMS
8 8 (2.55%) MS Access
8 8 (2.55%) DB2
8 8 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (2.55%) Big Data
9 7 (2.23%) MongoDB
9 7 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (2.23%) OLAP
10 6 (1.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (1.91%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 25 (7.96%) Ant
2 24 (7.64%) Subversion
3 20 (6.37%) ClearCase
3 20 (6.37%) Rational Rose
4 19 (6.05%) Maven
5 17 (5.41%) JIRA
6 15 (4.78%) PowerDesigner
7 13 (4.14%) NUnit
7 13 (4.14%) Git (software)
7 13 (4.14%) GoogleTest
8 12 (3.82%) Jenkins
8 12 (3.82%) CppUnit
9 10 (3.18%) ClearQuest
10 7 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (1.91%) QuickTest Pro
11 6 (1.91%) Eclipse
11 6 (1.91%) Visual Studio
12 4 (1.27%) RequisitePro
13 3 (0.96%) Hudson
13 3 (0.96%) JMeter
General
1 84 (26.75%) Finance
2 33 (10.51%) Banking
3 29 (9.24%) Pharmaceutical
4 15 (4.78%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.82%) Legal
6 10 (3.18%) Publishing
7 9 (2.87%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.91%) Marketing
9 5 (1.59%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.59%) Automotive
10 4 (1.27%) Retail
10 4 (1.27%) Billing
11 3 (0.96%) German Language
12 2 (0.64%) Back Office
13 1 (0.32%) Front Office
13 1 (0.32%) Law
13 1 (0.32%) Games
13 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.32%) French Language
13 1 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (28.34%) Analyst
2 88 (28.03%) Developer
3 67 (21.34%) Business Analyst
4 62 (19.75%) Architect
5 29 (9.24%) Java Developer
6 25 (7.96%) Project Manager
7 19 (6.05%) SharePoint Developer
8 17 (5.41%) Data Architect
9 14 (4.46%) Consultant
10 12 (3.82%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (3.50%) Senior Analyst
12 10 (3.18%) Senior Developer
13 9 (2.87%) Software Engineer
13 9 (2.87%) Integration Architect
13 9 (2.87%) Programme Manager
13 9 (2.87%) Data Modeller
14 8 (2.55%) UML Business Analyst
14 8 (2.55%) .NET Developer
14 8 (2.55%) Enterprise Architect
14 8 (2.55%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (18.79%) XML
2 53 (16.88%) HTML
3 51 (16.24%) CSS
4 44 (14.01%) .NET
5 42 (13.38%) Web Services
6 38 (12.10%) J2EE
7 26 (8.28%) HTML5
8 24 (7.64%) SOAP
9 23 (7.32%) Middleware
9 23 (7.32%) jQuery
10 22 (7.01%) JSP
11 21 (6.69%) Spring
12 19 (6.05%) Ajax
13 18 (5.73%) Struts
14 16 (5.10%) XSD
14 16 (5.10%) Hibernate
14 16 (5.10%) JSON
15 15 (4.78%) .NET Framework
15 15 (4.78%) JSF
16 13 (4.14%) Motif
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.37%) Computer Science
2 16 (5.10%) Open Source
3 13 (4.14%) Derivative
3 13 (4.14%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.82%) Pharmacovigilance
5 6 (1.91%) PMI
5 6 (1.91%) GIS
6 5 (1.59%) Cryptography
6 5 (1.59%) PKI
6 5 (1.59%) Web 2.0
7 4 (1.27%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.96%) Fixed Income
8 3 (0.96%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.96%) Taxonomies
8 3 (0.96%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.64%) Social Media
9 2 (0.64%) iPad
9 2 (0.64%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.64%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 34 (10.83%) UNIX
2 30 (9.55%) Linux
3 19 (6.05%) Windows
4 9 (2.87%) Solaris
5 4 (1.27%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.96%) AIX
7 1 (0.32%) HPUX
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.32%) Tru64
7 1 (0.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (48.73%) UML
2 95 (30.25%) Scrum
3 76 (24.20%) OO
4 73 (23.25%) Project Management
5 66 (21.02%) Use Case
6 49 (15.61%) Content Management
7 45 (14.33%) SOA
8 44 (14.01%) Business Analysis
9 43 (13.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 42 (13.38%) Unified Process
11 41 (13.06%) Data Modelling
11 41 (13.06%) PRINCE2
12 39 (12.42%) Configuration Management
12 39 (12.42%) Agile Software Development
13 38 (12.10%) OOD
13 38 (12.10%) TOGAF
14 37 (11.78%) Migration
15 35 (11.15%) Workflow
15 35 (11.15%) Waterfall
16 32 (10.19%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 70 (22.29%) Java
2 58 (18.47%) SQL
3 43 (13.69%) JavaScript
4 25 (7.96%) C#
5 15 (4.78%) C
6 12 (3.82%) PL/SQL
7 7 (2.23%) Perl
7 7 (2.23%) Scala
8 5 (1.59%) VB
8 5 (1.59%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.27%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.96%) Objective-C
10 3 (0.96%) VB6
10 3 (0.96%) C++
10 3 (0.96%) XPath
10 3 (0.96%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.64%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.64%) R
11 2 (0.64%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 44 (14.01%) Security Cleared
2 28 (8.92%) SC Cleared
3 27 (8.60%) Degree
4 21 (6.69%) ISEB
5 11 (3.50%) PMI Certification
6 8 (2.55%) IBM WebSphere Certification
7 7 (2.23%) ISTQB
7 7 (2.23%) CTC Cleared
8 6 (1.91%) PMP
9 5 (1.59%) IIBA
10 4 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.96%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 3 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.96%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.64%) GISP
12 2 (0.64%) CBAP
12 2 (0.64%) MAPM
13 1 (0.32%) Sun Certification
13 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.01%) QA
2 7 (2.23%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.91%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.96%) SLA
5 2 (0.64%) COBIT
5 2 (0.64%) P3O
5 2 (0.64%) EMIR
5 2 (0.64%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.32%) MiFID
6 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.32%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (3.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.96%) Varnish
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.64%) Samba
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.32%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.64%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.32%) Control-M
Vendors
1 51 (16.24%) Oracle
2 33 (10.51%) Microsoft
3 32 (10.19%) IBM
4 18 (5.73%) JBoss
5 16 (5.10%) FatWire
6 9 (2.87%) HP
6 9 (2.87%) Atlassian
7 8 (2.55%) Informatica
8 6 (1.91%) BEA
8 6 (1.91%) Adobe
9 5 (1.59%) Business Objects
9 5 (1.59%) VMware
9 5 (1.59%) Pega
9 5 (1.59%) Twitter
10 4 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.27%) webMethods
10 4 (1.27%) SAP
11 3 (0.96%) Sun
11 3 (0.96%) Teradata
11 3 (0.96%) Open Text
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