The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 490 465 393
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -72
Contract jobs citing RUP 143 145 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.26% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.34% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 69 89
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£425 £418 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% -1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £336 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £34.25 £59.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.38% -41.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £34.25 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+27.73% -

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
45685 42476 39076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 78.18% 76.04% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29782 26353 24011
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1243 1161 1109
Average hourly rate £31.44 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.76% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 -15 123 £425 +1.79% 26
London -26 49 £475 +4.39% 12
West Midlands +28 22 £400 +3.89% 1
South East -13 22 £423 +24.35% 3
Wales -8 17 £350 -
Yorkshire -20 15 £344 +7.42% 2
South Wales - 15 £383 -
West Yorkshire -19 13 £325 -3.70% 2
Hampshire +4 11 £420 +20.08%
Cardiff - 11 £383 -
Leeds - 11 £325 - 2
City of London +4 10 £525 +46.85% 2
Shropshire 0 7 - -
Telford -2 6 - -
West Sussex - 6 - -
Coventry +5 5 £575 +27.77%
East of England -3 5 £463 +15.62%
North West -33 5 £700 - 2
Worthing - 5 - -
South West -6 4 £350 -9.67% 1
Newport - 4 - -
Hook +8 3 £401 +14.51%
Scotland -13 3 - - 1
Manchester -21 3 £700 - 2
Kent - 3 £500 -
Glasgow - 3 - -
Norfolk - 3 £475 -
Gloucestershire -8 2 £438 - 1
Canary Wharf -11 2 £563 -
Uxbridge - 2 £315 -

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 203 (65.27%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (42.12%) UML
3 117 (37.62%) Scrum
4 111 (35.69%) Java
5 105 (33.76%) SQL
6 95 (30.55%) Waterfall
7 90 (28.94%) Oracle
8 88 (28.30%) OO
9 72 (23.15%) SDLC
10 67 (21.54%) Finance
11 66 (21.22%) XML
11 66 (21.22%) J2EE
12 62 (19.94%) Use Case
13 57 (18.33%) Configuration Management
13 57 (18.33%) SOAP
13 57 (18.33%) Security Cleared
14 56 (18.01%) DSDM
15 55 (17.68%) Data Modelling
16 53 (17.04%) TDD
16 53 (17.04%) Test Strategy
17 50 (16.08%) Web Services
18 47 (15.11%) UNIX
18 47 (15.11%) Business Intelligence
18 47 (15.11%) Microsoft
19 45 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
20 43 (13.83%) SQL Server
21 41 (13.18%) TOGAF
21 41 (13.18%) SC Cleared
22 39 (12.54%) RAD
22 39 (12.54%) Data Warehouse

RUP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 36 (11.58%) WebLogic
2 31 (9.97%) Confluence
3 28 (9.00%) JBoss
4 20 (6.43%) WebSphere
5 17 (5.47%) Apache
6 12 (3.86%) SharePoint
7 11 (3.54%) Documentum
7 11 (3.54%) SAS
7 11 (3.54%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.25%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (1.61%) GlassFish
10 4 (1.29%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.96%) ArcSDE
11 3 (0.96%) Node.js
11 3 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.64%) nginx
12 2 (0.64%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.64%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 18 (5.79%) MS Office
1 18 (5.79%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.14%) MS Visio
3 9 (2.89%) MS Project
4 4 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.32%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (2.89%) Oracle 11i
2 8 (2.57%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (2.25%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.96%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.96%) SAP PSCD
5 2 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.50%) Internet
2 3 (0.96%) FTP
2 3 (0.96%) HTTP
3 2 (0.64%) LDAP
4 1 (0.32%) LAN
4 1 (0.32%) WAN
4 1 (0.32%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.32%) X.509
4 1 (0.32%) Wireless
4 1 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (13.83%) SQL Server
2 39 (12.54%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (10.61%) Relational Database
4 21 (6.75%) BusinessObjects
5 19 (6.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (6.11%) Oracle Database
6 17 (5.47%) MongoDB
7 16 (5.14%) Oracle Reports
8 13 (4.18%) DB2
9 11 (3.54%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (3.54%) NoSQL
9 11 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (3.22%) RDBMS
11 9 (2.89%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (2.89%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 9 (2.89%) Oracle9i Database
12 8 (2.57%) MS Access
12 8 (2.57%) IBM InfoSphere
13 7 (2.25%) OLAP
14 6 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 38 (12.22%) JIRA
2 34 (10.93%) Maven
3 31 (9.97%) Subversion
4 27 (8.68%) Git (software)
5 26 (8.36%) Jenkins
6 20 (6.43%) Ant
7 16 (5.14%) Rational Rose
8 14 (4.50%) CA Gen
9 12 (3.86%) Selenium
9 12 (3.86%) Hudson
10 11 (3.54%) Spock
10 11 (3.54%) Geb
11 10 (3.22%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (3.22%) Eclipse
12 8 (2.57%) ClearCase
13 7 (2.25%) NUnit
13 7 (2.25%) GoogleTest
13 7 (2.25%) CppUnit
14 6 (1.93%) Cucumber
14 6 (1.93%) SoapUI
General
1 67 (21.54%) Finance
2 20 (6.43%) Banking
3 12 (3.86%) Back Office
4 10 (3.22%) Front Office
5 9 (2.89%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.25%) Retail
6 7 (2.25%) Marketing
7 6 (1.93%) Legal
8 5 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.29%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.96%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.64%) French Language
11 2 (0.64%) Local Government
11 2 (0.64%) Automotive
12 1 (0.32%) Publishing
12 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.32%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 105 (33.76%) Developer
2 82 (26.37%) Analyst
3 64 (20.58%) Business Analyst
4 58 (18.65%) Architect
5 49 (15.76%) Java Developer
6 34 (10.93%) Solutions Architect
7 19 (6.11%) Senior Developer
8 16 (5.14%) Test Analyst
9 14 (4.50%) Technical Architect
9 14 (4.50%) Designer
10 13 (4.18%) Solutions Designer
11 12 (3.86%) Test Manager
12 10 (3.22%) Middleware Developer
13 9 (2.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 9 (2.89%) Senior Java Developer
13 9 (2.89%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 8 (2.57%) Project Manager
14 8 (2.57%) Agile Business Analyst
15 7 (2.25%) Senior Business Analyst
15 7 (2.25%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (21.22%) J2EE
1 66 (21.22%) XML
2 57 (18.33%) SOAP
3 50 (16.08%) Web Services
4 37 (11.90%) Spring
5 36 (11.58%) HTML
6 32 (10.29%) CSS
7 27 (8.68%) Middleware
8 26 (8.36%) AngularJS
9 23 (7.40%) REST
10 22 (7.07%) Hibernate
10 22 (7.07%) JSON
11 21 (6.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 20 (6.43%) .NET
13 19 (6.11%) XSD
13 19 (6.11%) XSLT
14 17 (5.47%) OSGi
14 17 (5.47%) Apache Camel
15 16 (5.14%) JSP
16 15 (4.82%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.11%) Management Information System
2 18 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.50%) Derivative
4 13 (4.18%) N-Tier
5 12 (3.86%) Fixed Income
6 8 (2.57%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.57%) Life Science
6 8 (2.57%) SWIFT
7 6 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.93%) User Experience
7 6 (1.93%) Economics
8 5 (1.61%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.61%) Credit Derivative
8 5 (1.61%) W3C
9 4 (1.29%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.29%) GIS
9 4 (1.29%) PMI
9 4 (1.29%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (0.96%) Cryptography
10 3 (0.96%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 47 (15.11%) UNIX
2 36 (11.58%) Windows
3 32 (10.29%) Linux
4 19 (6.11%) Solaris
5 3 (0.96%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (65.27%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (42.12%) UML
3 117 (37.62%) Scrum
4 95 (30.55%) Waterfall
5 88 (28.30%) OO
6 72 (23.15%) SDLC
7 62 (19.94%) Use Case
8 57 (18.33%) Configuration Management
9 56 (18.01%) DSDM
10 55 (17.68%) Data Modelling
11 53 (17.04%) TDD
11 53 (17.04%) Test Strategy
12 47 (15.11%) Business Intelligence
13 45 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
14 41 (13.18%) TOGAF
15 39 (12.54%) RAD
16 36 (11.58%) Migration
17 34 (10.93%) Release Management
18 32 (10.29%) Unit Testing
19 31 (9.97%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 111 (35.69%) Java
2 105 (33.76%) SQL
3 34 (10.93%) PL/SQL
4 24 (7.72%) JavaScript
5 19 (6.11%) Perl
5 19 (6.11%) C
6 18 (5.79%) Shell Script
7 10 (3.22%) Python
7 10 (3.22%) T-SQL
7 10 (3.22%) C#
7 10 (3.22%) XPath
8 9 (2.89%) C++
9 8 (2.57%) Ruby
10 7 (2.25%) Bash Shell
10 7 (2.25%) ABAP
11 4 (1.29%) PHP
12 3 (0.96%) VBA
13 2 (0.64%) Groovy
13 2 (0.64%) Scala
14 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 57 (18.33%) Security Cleared
2 41 (13.18%) SC Cleared
3 19 (6.11%) ISEB
4 17 (5.47%) Degree
5 13 (4.18%) ISTQB
6 12 (3.86%) DV Cleared
7 10 (3.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 7 (2.25%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.29%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.96%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.64%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.11%) QA
2 14 (4.50%) SLA
3 4 (1.29%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.96%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.96%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.64%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.32%) HL7
6 1 (0.32%) CDISC
System Software
1 4 (1.29%) Docker
2 2 (0.64%) Xen
2 2 (0.64%) XenServer
2 2 (0.64%) vSphere
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 16 (5.14%) Puppet
2 4 (1.29%) Vagrant
2 4 (1.29%) logstash
3 3 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.96%) Cobbler
3 3 (0.96%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.64%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.32%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 90 (28.94%) Oracle
2 47 (15.11%) Microsoft
3 38 (12.22%) IBM
4 27 (8.68%) Pega
5 17 (5.47%) BEA
5 17 (5.47%) Informatica
6 15 (4.82%) webMethods
7 13 (4.18%) Atlassian
8 11 (3.54%) Twitter
8 11 (3.54%) Sybase
9 8 (2.57%) SAP
10 7 (2.25%) Cognos
10 7 (2.25%) Adobe
10 7 (2.25%) Netezza
11 5 (1.61%) HP
11 5 (1.61%) hybris
12 3 (0.96%) GigaSpaces
12 3 (0.96%) Mapinfo
12 3 (0.96%) ESRI
13 2 (0.64%) TIBCO
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