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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 477 444 420
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -24
Contract jobs citing RUP 149 168 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.32% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.42% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 91 84
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £328 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £423 £347
% change year-on-year
+6.27% +22.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £31.25 £37.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% -17.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £22.50 £37.68
% change year-on-year
+111.11% -40.27%

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
41792 40196 38042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.24% 77.62% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27320 25624 23044
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1199 1072 1163
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.25 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RUP within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -22 141 £450 +5.88% 18
West Midlands +16 51 £500 +5.26% 1
Shropshire +5 45 £550 +15.78% 1
Telford +8 40 £550 +15.78% 1
London -33 38 £475 +11.76% 3
East of England +7 18 £460 +5.14%
South East -3 14 £370 -12.62% 4
North West -12 12 £358 -13.33% 4
Manchester -6 10 £325 -21.21% 2
Hertfordshire +8 5 £450 -
Hemel Hempstead +7 5 £450 -
Leeds -9 5 £320 -8.57% 3
Hampshire -11 5 £295 -22.41% 1
West Yorkshire -13 5 £320 -9.21% 3
Yorkshire -24 5 £320 -9.21% 3
East Anglia - 5 £470 -
Buckinghamshire +13 4 £500 -
Milton Keynes +2 4 £500 -
Canary Wharf - 4 £438 -
Coventry -6 3 £400 -5.88%
Norfolk -12 3 £513 +7.89%
Scotland - 3 £300 -
Glasgow - 3 £300 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £550 -
Cambridge - 3 £550 -
Havant - 3 - -
City of London +23 2 £450 +5.88%
Hook +8 2 £295 -22.41%
Docklands, London +6 2 £475 -13.63%
Berkshire +4 2 £370 -17.77%

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 181 (57.28%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (50.95%) Waterfall
3 146 (46.20%) SQL
4 122 (38.61%) Unix
5 120 (37.97%) Oracle
6 119 (37.66%) Java
7 101 (31.96%) Shell Script
8 95 (30.06%) Pega
9 91 (28.80%) Scrum
9 91 (28.80%) OO
10 87 (27.53%) J2EE
11 81 (25.63%) WebLogic
12 73 (23.10%) Informatica
13 68 (21.52%) UML
14 67 (21.20%) PL/SQL
15 66 (20.89%) SDLC
16 65 (20.57%) Data Modelling
17 58 (18.35%) Test Strategy
18 57 (18.04%) Configuration Management
18 57 (18.04%) ClearCase
19 56 (17.72%) BEA
20 55 (17.41%) Perl
21 49 (15.51%) Finance
22 47 (14.87%) webMethods
23 42 (13.29%) Oracle OWB
24 41 (12.97%) ClearQuest
25 40 (12.66%) Project Planning
26 39 (12.34%) Web Services
26 39 (12.34%) DSDM
26 39 (12.34%) BusinessObjects

RUP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 81 (25.63%) WebLogic
2 22 (6.96%) SharePoint
3 21 (6.65%) Documentum
4 17 (5.38%) JBoss
4 17 (5.38%) Tomcat
5 16 (5.06%) Confluence
6 11 (3.48%) CloudStack
6 11 (3.48%) OpenStack
7 9 (2.85%) Oracle Workflow
8 8 (2.53%) AquaLogic
8 8 (2.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (2.53%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.58%) CMS
9 5 (1.58%) SAS
10 4 (1.27%) Captiva
10 4 (1.27%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.95%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.63%) CICS
13 1 (0.32%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.32%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 33 (10.44%) MS Office
2 15 (4.75%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.58%) MS Project
4 4 (1.27%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.32%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (2.53%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.63%) SAP PSCD
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.63%) IaaS
2 2 (0.63%) SaaS
3 1 (0.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.06%) Internet
2 6 (1.90%) HTTP
3 4 (1.27%) Firewall
4 3 (0.95%) iSCSI
4 3 (0.95%) NAS
4 3 (0.95%) SAN
4 3 (0.95%) SMTP
5 1 (0.32%) Extranet
5 1 (0.32%) Intranet
5 1 (0.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (13.29%) Oracle OWB
2 39 (12.34%) BusinessObjects
3 31 (9.81%) SQL Server
4 20 (6.33%) Relational Database
5 17 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (4.11%) Oracle Database
7 11 (3.48%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (3.16%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (2.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (2.22%) MS Access
11 6 (1.90%) NoSQL
12 5 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.58%) Big Data
12 5 (1.58%) DB2
12 5 (1.58%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.58%) MySQL
12 5 (1.58%) Neo4j
12 5 (1.58%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 57 (18.04%) ClearCase
2 41 (12.97%) ClearQuest
3 34 (10.76%) CA Gen
4 32 (10.13%) Subversion
5 30 (9.49%) Maven
6 27 (8.54%) JIRA
7 23 (7.28%) Jenkins
8 18 (5.70%) Git (software)
9 16 (5.06%) Ant
10 10 (3.16%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (2.53%) JIRA Agile
12 7 (2.22%) Eclipse
12 7 (2.22%) Hudson
13 5 (1.58%) Geb
13 5 (1.58%) LoadRunner
13 5 (1.58%) Selenium
13 5 (1.58%) Spock
14 4 (1.27%) HP UFT
14 4 (1.27%) Rational Rose
14 4 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (15.51%) Finance
2 18 (5.70%) Banking
3 7 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.90%) Legal
4 6 (1.90%) Retail
5 5 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.27%) Games
7 3 (0.95%) Publishing
8 2 (0.63%) Automotive
8 2 (0.63%) French Language
8 2 (0.63%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.63%) Local Government
8 2 (0.63%) Marketing
9 1 (0.32%) Back Office
9 1 (0.32%) Front Office
9 1 (0.32%) German Language
9 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (29.11%) Architect
2 91 (28.80%) Developer
3 58 (18.35%) Analyst
4 37 (11.71%) Business Analyst
5 34 (10.76%) Solutions Architect
6 28 (8.86%) Software Architect
7 22 (6.96%) Java Developer
8 17 (5.38%) Technical Architect
9 16 (5.06%) Lead Developer
10 15 (4.75%) DevOps Engineer
11 14 (4.43%) Requirements Manager
12 10 (3.16%) Software Manager
13 9 (2.85%) Configuration Manager
13 9 (2.85%) Designer
13 9 (2.85%) Documentum Developer
13 9 (2.85%) Oracle Architect
13 9 (2.85%) Software Configuration Manager
13 9 (2.85%) Solutions Designer
14 8 (2.53%) Java Architect
15 7 (2.22%) Requirements Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (27.53%) J2EE
2 39 (12.34%) Web Services
3 36 (11.39%) XML
4 22 (6.96%) .NET
5 21 (6.65%) Spring
6 19 (6.01%) Hibernate
6 19 (6.01%) Java EE
7 17 (5.38%) HTML
7 17 (5.38%) SOAP
8 14 (4.43%) REST
9 13 (4.11%) JMS
9 13 (4.11%) JSF
10 12 (3.80%) JSP
10 12 (3.80%) XSLT
11 11 (3.48%) CSS
11 11 (3.48%) Middleware
12 10 (3.16%) AngularJS
13 9 (2.85%) Dojo
13 9 (2.85%) jQuery
13 9 (2.85%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (1.58%) Computer Science
3 5 (1.58%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.58%) PMI
4 4 (1.27%) Credit Risk
4 4 (1.27%) Mainframe
5 3 (0.95%) Clustering
5 3 (0.95%) Market Risk
6 2 (0.63%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.63%) Derivative
6 2 (0.63%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (0.63%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.63%) Pharmacovigilance
7 1 (0.32%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.32%) Ergonomics
7 1 (0.32%) RIA
7 1 (0.32%) SCADA
7 1 (0.32%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.32%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 122 (38.61%) Unix
2 32 (10.13%) Linux
3 26 (8.23%) Windows
4 19 (6.01%) Solaris
5 8 (2.53%) AIX
6 3 (0.95%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.63%) VME
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (57.28%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (50.95%) Waterfall
3 91 (28.80%) OO
3 91 (28.80%) Scrum
4 68 (21.52%) UML
5 66 (20.89%) SDLC
6 65 (20.57%) Data Modelling
7 58 (18.35%) Test Strategy
8 57 (18.04%) Configuration Management
9 40 (12.66%) Project Planning
10 39 (12.34%) Business Intelligence
10 39 (12.34%) DSDM
11 34 (10.76%) Continuous Integration
12 32 (10.13%) Process Improvement
12 32 (10.13%) SOA
13 30 (9.49%) Data Analysis
13 30 (9.49%) TOGAF
14 29 (9.18%) RAD
15 28 (8.86%) Software Architecture
15 28 (8.86%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 146 (46.20%) SQL
2 119 (37.66%) Java
3 101 (31.96%) Shell Script
4 67 (21.20%) PL/SQL
5 55 (17.41%) Perl
6 19 (6.01%) Bash Shell
6 19 (6.01%) JavaScript
7 17 (5.38%) Python
7 17 (5.38%) Ruby
8 8 (2.53%) C
9 7 (2.22%) C#
10 5 (1.58%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.27%) C++
11 4 (1.27%) Jython
12 3 (0.95%) ABAP
12 3 (0.95%) ANSI C
12 3 (0.95%) COBOL
13 2 (0.63%) Ada
13 2 (0.63%) Assembly Language
13 2 (0.63%) AWK
Qualifications
1 32 (10.13%) Security Cleared
2 16 (5.06%) Degree
3 12 (3.80%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.48%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 10 (3.16%) PMI Certification
6 9 (2.85%) ISEB
7 7 (2.22%) ISTQB
8 6 (1.90%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.90%) PMP
9 4 (1.27%) OCPJP
9 4 (1.27%) OCPJWCD
10 3 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.32%) CCNA
11 1 (0.32%) CCSP
11 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.32%) MCTS
11 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.43%) QA
2 13 (4.11%) SLA
3 4 (1.27%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.63%) COBIT
4 2 (0.63%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (3.48%) vSphere
1 11 (3.48%) Xen
1 11 (3.48%) XenServer
2 3 (0.95%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.32%) Docker
3 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 18 (5.70%) Puppet
1 18 (5.70%) Tivoli
2 17 (5.38%) Cobbler
2 17 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.95%) OpenView
3 3 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.32%) logstash
Vendors
1 120 (37.97%) Oracle
2 95 (30.06%) Pega
3 73 (23.10%) Informatica
4 56 (17.72%) BEA
5 47 (14.87%) webMethods
6 25 (7.91%) Microsoft
7 17 (5.38%) HP
7 17 (5.38%) IBM
8 12 (3.80%) EnterpriseDB
9 10 (3.16%) CollabNet
10 9 (2.85%) SAP
11 5 (1.58%) Citrix
11 5 (1.58%) Twitter
12 4 (1.27%) Sun
12 4 (1.27%) Sybase
13 3 (0.95%) StorageTek
13 3 (0.95%) TIBCO
13 3 (0.95%) VMware
14 2 (0.63%) Ab Initio
14 2 (0.63%) Red Hat
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