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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
UK
Rank 525 450 468
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +18
Contract jobs citing RUP 70 168 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.34% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.41% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 80 83
Median daily rate £448 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.71% +8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £334 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +94.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £43.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +94.44%

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
36798 40775 39191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 81.72% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24365 26369 25350
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 942 1196 1044
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -78 67 £449 -4.52% 16
London -15 26 £495 +4.21% 1
South East +3 10 £393 -4.20% 3
West Midlands -48 9 £370 -26.00% 1
South West +18 8 £650 +48.99% 1
Hampshire +14 6 £393 +33.13%
North West +9 6 £375 +15.38% 4
Essex +2 6 - -
East of England -2 6 - -
City of London -4 6 £525 +16.66% 1
Wiltshire - 6 £663 -
Corsham - 5 £675 -
Southend-on-Sea +11 4 - -
West Sussex -3 4 - -
Worthing -10 4 - -
Warwickshire - 4 £373 - 1
Cardiff +19 3 £423 +158.44% 1
South Wales +17 3 £423 +158.44% 1
Wales +2 3 £423 +37.73% 1
Telford -14 3 - -
Shropshire -22 3 - -
Hook +11 2 £404 +37.03%
Gloucestershire +5 2 £448 -5.29% 1
Chester - 2 £375 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 2 £373 -
Cheshire - 2 £375 -
Manchester +2 1 - - 4
Birmingham 0 1 £335 -
Canary Wharf -4 1 £600 +26.31%
Warwick - 1 £488 -

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 106 (63.86%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (53.01%) Waterfall
3 65 (39.16%) Oracle
4 62 (37.35%) Scrum
5 55 (33.13%) Java
6 52 (31.33%) OO
7 46 (27.71%) SQL
8 43 (25.90%) J2EE
9 41 (24.70%) UML
10 33 (19.88%) Data Modelling
11 31 (18.67%) PL/SQL
11 31 (18.67%) WebLogic
11 31 (18.67%) Process Improvement
12 30 (18.07%) Unix
13 28 (16.87%) webMethods
14 26 (15.66%) Shell Script
14 26 (15.66%) Business Intelligence
15 25 (15.06%) Pega
16 23 (13.86%) Informatica
16 23 (13.86%) Problem Management
17 22 (13.25%) Security Cleared
17 22 (13.25%) Test Strategy
17 22 (13.25%) E-Commerce
17 22 (13.25%) Finance
18 21 (12.65%) DSDM
18 21 (12.65%) Web Services
19 20 (12.05%) SOAP
19 20 (12.05%) PRINCE2
19 20 (12.05%) TOGAF
19 20 (12.05%) Spring

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 31 (18.67%) WebLogic
2 16 (9.64%) JBoss
3 14 (8.43%) Tomcat
4 12 (7.23%) WebSphere
5 11 (6.63%) Confluence
6 9 (5.42%) GlassFish
7 6 (3.61%) CMS
7 6 (3.61%) Documentum
8 4 (2.41%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (2.41%) SAP Portal
8 4 (2.41%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.81%) NServiceBus
10 2 (1.20%) Jetty
11 1 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.60%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.60%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.60%) nginx
11 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.22%) MS Office
3 5 (3.01%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (4.22%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (3.61%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (2.41%) SAP PSCD
4 2 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.60%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.20%) GitHub
1 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.60%) iPaaS
2 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.22%) VoIP
2 4 (2.41%) Broadband
3 3 (1.81%) Internet
4 2 (1.20%) DNS
4 2 (1.20%) LAN
4 2 (1.20%) WAN
5 1 (0.60%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.60%) DHCP
5 1 (0.60%) Firewall
5 1 (0.60%) NAS
5 1 (0.60%) SAN
5 1 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.84%) Oracle Reports
2 15 (9.04%) Oracle OWB
3 14 (8.43%) Oracle Database
3 14 (8.43%) Relational Database
4 12 (7.23%) BusinessObjects
5 11 (6.63%) SQL Server
6 9 (5.42%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 9 (5.42%) Crystal Reports
6 9 (5.42%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (5.42%) Oracle9i Database
6 9 (5.42%) SAP Data Services
7 7 (4.22%) MongoDB
8 6 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (3.61%) Pentaho
9 4 (2.41%) MySQL
9 4 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.81%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (12.05%) CA Gen
2 16 (9.64%) ClearQuest
2 16 (9.64%) Maven
3 14 (8.43%) JIRA
4 12 (7.23%) ClearCase
5 9 (5.42%) Ant
6 8 (4.82%) Git (software)
7 7 (4.22%) SoapUI
8 6 (3.61%) PowerDesigner
9 5 (3.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (3.01%) JMeter
9 5 (3.01%) Rational DOORS
9 5 (3.01%) Selenium
10 4 (2.41%) Subversion
10 4 (2.41%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.81%) HP UFT
11 3 (1.81%) LoadRunner
11 3 (1.81%) Rational Performance Tester
11 3 (1.81%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (1.81%) WinRunner
General
1 22 (13.25%) Finance
2 13 (7.83%) Retail
3 8 (4.82%) Marketing
4 6 (3.61%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.41%) Back Office
6 3 (1.81%) Banking
7 2 (1.20%) Front Office
8 1 (0.60%) Automotive
8 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.60%) Publishing
8 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (33.13%) Developer
2 49 (29.52%) Architect
3 28 (16.87%) Analyst
4 24 (14.46%) Business Analyst
5 17 (10.24%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (7.83%) Software Architect
7 10 (6.02%) Java Developer
8 9 (5.42%) ETL Developer
8 9 (5.42%) Technical Architect
9 7 (4.22%) Hybris Developer
10 6 (3.61%) .NET Developer
10 6 (3.61%) Data Architect
10 6 (3.61%) Documentum Developer
10 6 (3.61%) Head of Delivery
10 6 (3.61%) Java Architect
10 6 (3.61%) Oracle Developer
10 6 (3.61%) Oracle ETL Developer
10 6 (3.61%) Pentaho Developer
10 6 (3.61%) Supply Chain Architect
11 5 (3.01%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (25.90%) J2EE
2 21 (12.65%) Web Services
3 20 (12.05%) SOAP
3 20 (12.05%) Spring
4 14 (8.43%) .NET
4 14 (8.43%) REST
5 12 (7.23%) CSS
6 11 (6.63%) JSTL
7 9 (5.42%) Struts
7 9 (5.42%) XML
8 8 (4.82%) HTML
9 7 (4.22%) ASP.NET
9 7 (4.22%) Java EE
9 7 (4.22%) jQuery
10 6 (3.61%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (3.61%) Spring Boot
10 6 (3.61%) WCF
11 5 (3.01%) Entity Framework
11 5 (3.01%) OSGi
12 4 (2.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.82%) Computer Science
2 8 (4.82%) Mathematics
3 7 (4.22%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.41%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (2.41%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.81%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.81%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.20%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.60%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (0.60%) Derivative
7 1 (0.60%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.60%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (0.60%) PMI
7 1 (0.60%) Statistics
7 1 (0.60%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 30 (18.07%) Unix
2 15 (9.04%) Windows
3 10 (6.02%) Linux
4 7 (4.22%) Solaris
5 2 (1.20%) VME
6 1 (0.60%) Android
6 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (63.86%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (53.01%) Waterfall
3 62 (37.35%) Scrum
4 52 (31.33%) OO
5 41 (24.70%) UML
6 33 (19.88%) Data Modelling
7 31 (18.67%) Process Improvement
8 26 (15.66%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (13.86%) Problem Management
10 22 (13.25%) E-Commerce
10 22 (13.25%) Test Strategy
11 21 (12.65%) DSDM
12 20 (12.05%) PRINCE2
12 20 (12.05%) SDLC
12 20 (12.05%) TOGAF
13 18 (10.84%) Business Analysis
13 18 (10.84%) RAD
14 17 (10.24%) Use Case
15 16 (9.64%) Configuration Management
15 16 (9.64%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 55 (33.13%) Java
2 46 (27.71%) SQL
3 31 (18.67%) PL/SQL
4 26 (15.66%) Shell Script
5 18 (10.84%) Perl
6 14 (8.43%) C#
7 9 (5.42%) C
8 8 (4.82%) T-SQL
9 7 (4.22%) COBOL
10 6 (3.61%) Python
11 4 (2.41%) ABAP
12 3 (1.81%) Groovy
12 3 (1.81%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.60%) Go
Qualifications
1 22 (13.25%) Security Cleared
2 16 (9.64%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.23%) Degree
4 8 (4.82%) ISEB
5 6 (3.61%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.20%) PMP
6 2 (1.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.82%) QA
2 6 (3.61%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.61%) SLA
3 1 (0.60%) P3O
System Software
1 8 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.20%) Docker
3 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.60%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (7.23%) Puppet
2 7 (4.22%) Ansible
3 3 (1.81%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.20%) Grafana
4 2 (1.20%) Graphite
5 1 (0.60%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.60%) Control-M
5 1 (0.60%) Kibana
5 1 (0.60%) logstash
5 1 (0.60%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.60%) Nagios
5 1 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.60%) Salt
5 1 (0.60%) SCCM
5 1 (0.60%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 65 (39.16%) Oracle
2 28 (16.87%) webMethods
3 25 (15.06%) Pega
4 23 (13.86%) Informatica
5 18 (10.84%) BEA
6 14 (8.43%) Microsoft
7 11 (6.63%) hybris
8 8 (4.82%) IBM
8 8 (4.82%) VMware
9 6 (3.61%) WSO2
10 5 (3.01%) Adobe
10 5 (3.01%) ATG
11 4 (2.41%) SAP
11 4 (2.41%) TIBCO
12 3 (1.81%) MuleSoft
12 3 (1.81%) Siebel
13 2 (1.20%) Compuware
13 2 (1.20%) Empirix
13 2 (1.20%) ICL
13 2 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
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