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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 546 464 471
Rank change year-on-year
-82 +7
Contract jobs citing RUP 100 183 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.33% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.41% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 104 81
Median daily rate £470 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £330 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £302
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +40.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.23%

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
44007 44399 41585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.96% 79.29% 77.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 29216 28157 26311
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1026 1266 1219
Median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -63 97 £470 +10.58% 21
West Midlands +11 31 £450 -14.28%
Shropshire -12 29 £423 -19.52%
Telford -7 28 £423 -18.75%
London -46 28 £550 +29.41% 5
South East -18 13 £320 -24.14% 4
East of England +11 12 £460 +15.00%
Yorkshire -2 9 £460 -16.36% 5
Kent - 6 - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 6 - - 1
Norfolk 0 5 £470 +4.44%
Norwich -9 5 £470 +4.44%
West Yorkshire -12 5 £425 -22.72% 5
South Yorkshire - 4 £465 -
Sheffield - 4 £465 -
North West -5 3 £550 +10.00% 4
Manchester -12 3 £550 +10.00% 4
Hampshire -13 3 £313 -16.66% 2
Scotland -22 3 £300 -38.14% 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £450 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £450 -
City of London +30 2 £456 -13.09% 3
Bradford +7 2 £363 +3.57% 1
Warwickshire -3 2 £450 -
South West -4 2 £500 +17.64% 2
Essex -7 2 - -
Edinburgh -8 2 - -
Berkshire -11 2 £320 -28.88%
Halifax - 2 £450 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 - -

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 154 (63.11%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (53.69%) Waterfall
3 100 (40.98%) SQL
4 98 (40.16%) Java
5 96 (39.34%) Oracle
6 80 (32.79%) Unix
7 71 (29.10%) Pega
8 69 (28.28%) Shell Script
9 60 (24.59%) ClearCase
10 58 (23.77%) OO
11 56 (22.95%) Scrum
12 52 (21.31%) J2EE
12 52 (21.31%) Informatica
13 51 (20.90%) Data Modelling
13 51 (20.90%) SDLC
14 47 (19.26%) Test Strategy
15 44 (18.03%) WebLogic
16 43 (17.62%) UML
16 43 (17.62%) Linux
16 43 (17.62%) Project Planning
17 41 (16.80%) Oracle OWB
18 40 (16.39%) ClearQuest
19 38 (15.57%) Web Services
19 38 (15.57%) Software Architecture
20 36 (14.75%) Finance
21 34 (13.93%) RAD
22 31 (12.70%) BusinessObjects
23 30 (12.30%) Business Intelligence
23 30 (12.30%) Configuration Management
23 30 (12.30%) Puppet

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 44 (18.03%) WebLogic
2 19 (7.79%) WebSphere
3 17 (6.97%) JBoss
4 15 (6.15%) Confluence
5 12 (4.92%) SharePoint
6 11 (4.51%) CloudStack
6 11 (4.51%) OpenStack
7 8 (3.28%) CICS
7 8 (3.28%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.46%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.82%) Captiva
10 2 (0.82%) Documentum
10 2 (0.82%) SAS
11 1 (0.41%) Apache
11 1 (0.41%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.41%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.41%) IIS
11 1 (0.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 19 (7.79%) MS Office
2 11 (4.51%) MS Excel
3 10 (4.10%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (0.82%) Oracle Retail
1 2 (0.82%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.41%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.05%) Bluemix
2 3 (1.23%) SaaS
3 2 (0.82%) IaaS
3 2 (0.82%) Silverpop
4 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.10%) Internet
2 6 (2.46%) HTTP
3 2 (0.82%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (16.80%) Oracle OWB
2 31 (12.70%) BusinessObjects
3 17 (6.97%) MongoDB
4 16 (6.56%) SQL Server
5 14 (5.74%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (5.33%) Oracle Database
7 11 (4.51%) DB2
7 11 (4.51%) Relational Database
8 8 (3.28%) MS Access
9 7 (2.87%) MySQL
10 6 (2.46%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (2.46%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.64%) Big Data
11 4 (1.64%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.23%) Neo4j
13 2 (0.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 2 (0.82%) SAP Data Services
13 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 60 (24.59%) ClearCase
2 40 (16.39%) ClearQuest
3 30 (12.30%) JIRA
4 26 (10.66%) Git (software)
5 24 (9.84%) Subversion
6 22 (9.02%) Maven
7 11 (4.51%) Ant
8 9 (3.69%) Eclipse
9 8 (3.28%) Rational Rose
10 7 (2.87%) HP UFT
11 6 (2.46%) CA Gen
12 5 (2.05%) CppUnit
12 5 (2.05%) GoogleTest
12 5 (2.05%) LoadRunner
12 5 (2.05%) NUnit
13 4 (1.64%) JMeter
13 4 (1.64%) JUnit
13 4 (1.64%) Selenium
14 3 (1.23%) Jenkins
14 3 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (14.75%) Finance
2 16 (6.56%) Banking
3 10 (4.10%) Retail
3 10 (4.10%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.64%) Front Office
4 4 (1.64%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.64%) Legal
4 4 (1.64%) Marketing
5 2 (0.82%) Publishing
6 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (33.20%) Architect
2 61 (25.00%) Developer
3 42 (17.21%) Analyst
4 33 (13.52%) Software Architect
5 28 (11.48%) Business Analyst
6 25 (10.25%) Solutions Architect
7 23 (9.43%) Technical Architect
8 22 (9.02%) Designer
9 21 (8.61%) Java Architect
9 21 (8.61%) Solutions Designer
10 16 (6.56%) Senior Developer
11 14 (5.74%) DevOps Engineer
11 14 (5.74%) Lead Developer
12 12 (4.92%) Java Developer
12 12 (4.92%) Java Software Architect
13 11 (4.51%) Project Manager
14 9 (3.69%) Senior Java Developer
15 7 (2.87%) Java Solutions Architect
15 7 (2.87%) Platform Engineer
15 7 (2.87%) Requirements Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (21.31%) J2EE
2 38 (15.57%) Web Services
3 27 (11.07%) XML
4 26 (10.66%) Spring
5 17 (6.97%) JSP
6 15 (6.15%) Servlets
7 14 (5.74%) EJB
8 13 (5.33%) RabbitMQ
9 12 (4.92%) Hibernate
9 12 (4.92%) Spring Boot
10 11 (4.51%) .NET
10 11 (4.51%) JMS
11 10 (4.10%) HTML
11 10 (4.10%) WSDL
11 10 (4.10%) XSD
12 9 (3.69%) JSON
12 9 (3.69%) Struts
13 8 (3.28%) JDBC
14 7 (2.87%) Ajax
14 7 (2.87%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (4.10%) PMI
2 8 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (3.28%) Mainframe
3 7 (2.87%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (2.46%) Derivative
5 4 (1.64%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.82%) Equities
6 2 (0.82%) Fixed Income
6 2 (0.82%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.41%) Blog
7 1 (0.41%) CMDB
7 1 (0.41%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.41%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.41%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.41%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (0.41%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 80 (32.79%) Unix
2 43 (17.62%) Linux
3 17 (6.97%) Windows
4 2 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.82%) Solaris
4 2 (0.82%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (63.11%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (53.69%) Waterfall
3 58 (23.77%) OO
4 56 (22.95%) Scrum
5 51 (20.90%) Data Modelling
5 51 (20.90%) SDLC
6 47 (19.26%) Test Strategy
7 43 (17.62%) Project Planning
7 43 (17.62%) UML
8 38 (15.57%) Software Architecture
9 34 (13.93%) RAD
10 30 (12.30%) Business Intelligence
10 30 (12.30%) Configuration Management
10 30 (12.30%) Data Analysis
11 29 (11.89%) SOA
12 25 (10.25%) DSDM
13 24 (9.84%) Project Management
13 24 (9.84%) Use Case
14 23 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (9.02%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 100 (40.98%) SQL
2 98 (40.16%) Java
3 69 (28.28%) Shell Script
4 22 (9.02%) Perl
5 21 (8.61%) PL/SQL
6 17 (6.97%) Bash Shell
7 16 (6.56%) Python
7 16 (6.56%) Ruby
8 11 (4.51%) JavaScript
9 8 (3.28%) AspectJ
9 8 (3.28%) Assembly Language
9 8 (3.28%) COBOL
10 7 (2.87%) C#
11 5 (2.05%) C
12 4 (1.64%) Scala
13 3 (1.23%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.82%) C++
14 2 (0.82%) Clojure
14 2 (0.82%) Groovy
14 2 (0.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (6.97%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.10%) PMI Certification
3 7 (2.87%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.46%) Degree
4 6 (2.46%) ISEB
5 5 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (2.05%) Sun Certification
6 4 (1.64%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.82%) CBAP
8 2 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.41%) PMP
9 1 (0.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.92%) QA
2 9 (3.69%) SLA
3 4 (1.64%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.82%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.41%) SAS 70
System Software
1 11 (4.51%) vSphere
1 11 (4.51%) Xen
1 11 (4.51%) XenServer
2 3 (1.23%) Docker
3 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (12.30%) Puppet
2 17 (6.97%) Tivoli
3 16 (6.56%) Cobbler
3 16 (6.56%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.05%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.82%) Ansible
5 2 (0.82%) Graphite
5 2 (0.82%) Salt
5 2 (0.82%) Terraform
6 1 (0.41%) Grafana
Vendors
1 96 (39.34%) Oracle
2 71 (29.10%) Pega
3 52 (21.31%) Informatica
4 22 (9.02%) IBM
5 16 (6.56%) BEA
6 15 (6.15%) webMethods
6 15 (6.15%) WSO2
7 13 (5.33%) Microsoft
8 11 (4.51%) EnterpriseDB
9 8 (3.28%) Chordiant
10 6 (2.46%) HP
11 5 (2.05%) Citrix
11 5 (2.05%) Sun
12 4 (1.64%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.23%) Actimize
13 3 (1.23%) ATG
13 3 (1.23%) PeopleSoft
13 3 (1.23%) SAP
13 3 (1.23%) Siebel
14 2 (0.82%) Talend
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