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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 545 497 494
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -3
Contract jobs citing RUP 102 136 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.30% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 83 73
Median daily rate £470 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £450 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.88%

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
44155 44688 42248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 79.64% 78.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29326 28799 26498
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 £295 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1051 1198 1222
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.69 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% +4.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -19 100 £470 +4.44% 14
West Midlands -3 25 £400 -30.43%
London -31 22 £581 +29.16% 3
South East -1 19 £360 -14.98% 1
Shropshire -15 18 £395 -
East of England +33 17 £470 +10.58%
Telford -17 14 £395 -
Yorkshire +8 11 £454 -17.50% 4
Norfolk +4 10 £470 +4.44%
Norwich -3 10 £470 +4.44%
Hampshire +3 8 £360 -4.00%
Kent - 8 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 8 - -
West Yorkshire -11 7 £420 -23.63% 4
Hook +3 4 £357 -10.52%
Sheffield - 4 £465 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £465 -
East Midlands +5 3 - -
Nottingham 0 3 - -
Leeds -3 3 £448 -18.63% 3
Coventry -4 3 £483 +20.62%
Manchester -4 3 £550 +7.31% 4
Nottinghamshire -5 3 - -
North West -18 3 £550 +7.31% 4
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £450 -
Essex +10 2 - -
Bradford +9 2 £363 +3.57%
Berkshire -3 2 £320 -36.00%
Warwickshire - 2 £650 -

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 151 (63.45%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (55.04%) Waterfall
3 95 (39.92%) Java
4 89 (37.39%) SQL
5 83 (34.87%) Oracle
6 61 (25.63%) Unix
7 60 (25.21%) Pega
8 55 (23.11%) OO
8 55 (23.11%) ClearCase
9 53 (22.27%) Shell Script
10 50 (21.01%) Scrum
10 50 (21.01%) SDLC
11 47 (19.75%) UML
12 46 (19.33%) J2EE
12 46 (19.33%) Data Modelling
13 43 (18.07%) Test Strategy
13 43 (18.07%) Project Planning
14 42 (17.65%) Informatica
15 40 (16.81%) ClearQuest
15 40 (16.81%) Linux
15 40 (16.81%) Oracle OWB
16 38 (15.97%) Software Architecture
17 36 (15.13%) Finance
17 36 (15.13%) Web Services
18 34 (14.29%) RAD
18 34 (14.29%) WebLogic
18 34 (14.29%) JIRA
19 32 (13.45%) Business Intelligence
20 31 (13.03%) Spring
21 30 (12.61%) SOA

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 34 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 20 (8.40%) WebSphere
3 17 (7.14%) Confluence
4 15 (6.30%) JBoss
5 9 (3.78%) Tomcat
6 8 (3.36%) CICS
6 8 (3.36%) Cloud Foundry
7 7 (2.94%) CloudStack
7 7 (2.94%) OpenStack
8 6 (2.52%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.84%) Apache
11 2 (0.84%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.42%) IIS
12 1 (0.42%) SAS
12 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (5.46%) MS Office
2 10 (4.20%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.52%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.52%) MS Project
4 5 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (1.26%) Oracle Retail
1 3 (1.26%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.42%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.36%) Bluemix
2 4 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.26%) SaaS
4 2 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.84%) IaaS
4 2 (0.84%) Silverpop
5 1 (0.42%) Office 365
5 1 (0.42%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.52%) Internet
2 2 (0.84%) Firewall
2 2 (0.84%) HTTP
3 1 (0.42%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (16.81%) Oracle OWB
2 27 (11.34%) BusinessObjects
3 19 (7.98%) MongoDB
4 16 (6.72%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (5.46%) Oracle Database
6 12 (5.04%) SQL Server
7 10 (4.20%) DB2
7 10 (4.20%) Relational Database
8 9 (3.78%) MySQL
9 8 (3.36%) Big Data
10 7 (2.94%) MS Access
11 6 (2.52%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (2.52%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.68%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (1.26%) Neo4j
14 2 (0.84%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 2 (0.84%) SAP Data Services
14 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 55 (23.11%) ClearCase
2 40 (16.81%) ClearQuest
3 34 (14.29%) JIRA
4 30 (12.61%) Git (software)
5 26 (10.92%) Maven
6 23 (9.66%) Subversion
7 13 (5.46%) Ant
8 11 (4.62%) Eclipse
9 7 (2.94%) Rational Rose
10 6 (2.52%) Selenium
11 5 (2.10%) JUnit
12 4 (1.68%) CppUnit
12 4 (1.68%) GoogleTest
12 4 (1.68%) HP UFT
12 4 (1.68%) NUnit
13 3 (1.26%) Jenkins
13 3 (1.26%) Ranorex
13 3 (1.26%) Testopia
14 2 (0.84%) CA Gen
14 2 (0.84%) TeamCity
General
1 36 (15.13%) Finance
2 14 (5.88%) Banking
3 12 (5.04%) Retail
4 9 (3.78%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.68%) Front Office
5 4 (1.68%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.68%) Legal
5 4 (1.68%) Marketing
6 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.42%) Publishing
6 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (34.45%) Architect
2 62 (26.05%) Developer
3 38 (15.97%) Analyst
4 35 (14.71%) Software Architect
5 29 (12.18%) Business Analyst
6 25 (10.50%) Designer
7 24 (10.08%) Solutions Designer
8 23 (9.66%) Java Architect
8 23 (9.66%) Solutions Architect
8 23 (9.66%) Technical Architect
9 20 (8.40%) Senior Developer
10 15 (6.30%) Java Developer
10 15 (6.30%) Lead Developer
11 14 (5.88%) Java Software Architect
12 12 (5.04%) Senior Java Developer
13 11 (4.62%) Project Manager
14 9 (3.78%) DevOps Engineer
15 7 (2.94%) Java Solutions Architect
15 7 (2.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 7 (2.94%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (19.33%) J2EE
2 36 (15.13%) Web Services
3 31 (13.03%) Spring
4 28 (11.76%) XML
5 22 (9.24%) JSP
6 19 (7.98%) Servlets
7 15 (6.30%) RabbitMQ
8 14 (5.88%) JDBC
8 14 (5.88%) Spring Boot
9 13 (5.46%) EJB
9 13 (5.46%) Hibernate
9 13 (5.46%) WSDL
10 12 (5.04%) JMS
11 11 (4.62%) HTML
11 11 (4.62%) JSON
12 10 (4.20%) Struts
12 10 (4.20%) XSD
13 8 (3.36%) .NET
14 5 (2.10%) Middleware
14 5 (2.10%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.20%) PMI
2 9 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.36%) Data Centre
3 8 (3.36%) Mainframe
4 7 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.94%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (2.10%) Derivative
6 3 (1.26%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.84%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.84%) Equities
7 2 (0.84%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.84%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.84%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.42%) Blog
8 1 (0.42%) CMDB
8 1 (0.42%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.42%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.42%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 61 (25.63%) Unix
2 40 (16.81%) Linux
3 15 (6.30%) Windows
4 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.84%) Solaris
5 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (63.45%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (55.04%) Waterfall
3 55 (23.11%) OO
4 50 (21.01%) Scrum
4 50 (21.01%) SDLC
5 47 (19.75%) UML
6 46 (19.33%) Data Modelling
7 43 (18.07%) Project Planning
7 43 (18.07%) Test Strategy
8 38 (15.97%) Software Architecture
9 34 (14.29%) RAD
10 32 (13.45%) Business Intelligence
11 30 (12.61%) SOA
12 25 (10.50%) Data Analysis
13 23 (9.66%) Project Management
14 22 (9.24%) PRINCE2
14 22 (9.24%) Technical Architecture
14 22 (9.24%) Use Case
15 21 (8.82%) CRM
15 21 (8.82%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 95 (39.92%) Java
2 89 (37.39%) SQL
3 53 (22.27%) Shell Script
4 14 (5.88%) Perl
5 12 (5.04%) JavaScript
5 12 (5.04%) PL/SQL
6 10 (4.20%) AspectJ
6 10 (4.20%) Ruby
7 9 (3.78%) Bash Shell
7 9 (3.78%) Python
8 8 (3.36%) Assembly Language
8 8 (3.36%) COBOL
9 6 (2.52%) C#
10 4 (1.68%) C
10 4 (1.68%) Scala
10 4 (1.68%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.84%) Clojure
11 2 (0.84%) Groovy
12 1 (0.42%) C++
12 1 (0.42%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (8.40%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.20%) PMI Certification
3 9 (3.78%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.94%) ISEB
5 6 (2.52%) Degree
6 5 (2.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (2.10%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.84%) CBAP
7 2 (0.84%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.42%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.88%) QA
2 8 (3.36%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.52%) SLA
4 2 (0.84%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.42%) SAS 70
System Software
1 7 (2.94%) vSphere
1 7 (2.94%) Xen
1 7 (2.94%) XenServer
2 3 (1.26%) Docker
3 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (10.92%) Puppet
2 10 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (3.78%) Cobbler
3 9 (3.78%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.26%) Ansible
5 3 (1.26%) CA Service Virtualization
6 2 (0.84%) Graphite
6 2 (0.84%) Salt
6 2 (0.84%) Terraform
7 1 (0.42%) Grafana
Vendors
1 83 (34.87%) Oracle
2 60 (25.21%) Pega
3 42 (17.65%) Informatica
4 25 (10.50%) IBM
5 18 (7.56%) WSO2
6 14 (5.88%) Microsoft
7 8 (3.36%) Chordiant
8 7 (2.94%) EnterpriseDB
8 7 (2.94%) webMethods
9 6 (2.52%) BEA
10 5 (2.10%) ATG
10 5 (2.10%) HP
10 5 (2.10%) SAP
10 5 (2.10%) Sun
11 4 (1.68%) PeopleSoft
11 4 (1.68%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.26%) CA
12 3 (1.26%) Hyperion
12 3 (1.26%) Retek
12 3 (1.26%) TIBCO
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