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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 478 459 331
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -128
Contract jobs citing RUP 135 133 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.25% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.33% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 67 104
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+45.83% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.75 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% -11.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.75 £28.71
% change year-on-year
+11.88% +24.52%

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
43274 40267 36736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.50% 76.08% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 27921 25102 22050
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1158 1185 1094
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -24 129 £450 +12.50% 37
London -13 65 £475 +11.76% 20
South East +2 27 £422 +40.86% 4
Hampshire +7 16 £375 +25.20%
City of London -3 15 £525 +8.24% 7
West Midlands +1 11 £575 +17.94% 2
North West -10 11 £513 - 2
West Yorkshire -10 10 £550 +150.00% 5
Yorkshire -13 10 £550 +71.87% 5
Manchester -3 7 £513 - 2
Docklands, London -4 7 £363 -27.50%
West Sussex - 7 £465 -
Worthing - 6 £433 -
Wales +7 5 £363 -17.14%
Leeds -21 5 £550 +150.00% 5
Hook -3 4 £398 +33.03%
East of England -6 4 £425 +32.09%
Canary Wharf -11 4 £550 -
Bradford - 4 £350 -
Berkshire - 3 £550 - 3
Lancashire +2 2 - -
Telford -5 2 - -
Shropshire -6 2 - -
Basildon -10 2 £400 -
Essex -21 2 £400 +42.34%
Norfolk - 2 £450 -
Carmarthenshire - 2 £325 -
Cheshire - 2 - -
Aldershot - 2 £400 -
Croydon - 2 £375 -

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 220 (60.77%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (41.16%) UML
3 137 (37.85%) Java
4 128 (35.36%) SQL
5 122 (33.70%) Waterfall
6 119 (32.87%) Oracle
7 112 (30.94%) Scrum
8 103 (28.45%) OO
9 88 (24.31%) Finance
10 86 (23.76%) J2EE
11 76 (20.99%) Use Case
12 72 (19.89%) UNIX
13 69 (19.06%) XML
14 64 (17.68%) Web Services
14 64 (17.68%) Data Modelling
15 61 (16.85%) SDLC
16 56 (15.47%) Business Intelligence
17 53 (14.64%) Linux
18 51 (14.09%) WebLogic
18 51 (14.09%) Test Strategy
18 51 (14.09%) Pega
19 50 (13.81%) SOAP
20 47 (12.98%) Configuration Management
21 46 (12.71%) Windows
22 43 (11.88%) Project Management
22 43 (11.88%) Security Cleared
22 43 (11.88%) TDD
23 42 (11.60%) TOGAF
23 42 (11.60%) Migration
24 41 (11.33%) Ant

RUP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 51 (14.09%) WebLogic
2 32 (8.84%) WebSphere
3 22 (6.08%) JBoss
4 17 (4.70%) Tomcat
5 16 (4.42%) Documentum
6 13 (3.59%) Oracle Workflow
7 12 (3.31%) SAS
8 9 (2.49%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.38%) GlassFish
10 5 (1.38%) Apache
11 3 (0.83%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.83%) ArcSDE
11 3 (0.83%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (0.83%) Confluence
11 3 (0.83%) Node.js
12 2 (0.55%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.55%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (0.55%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 28 (7.73%) MS Office
2 21 (5.80%) MS Visio
3 20 (5.52%) MS Excel
4 19 (5.25%) MS Project
5 2 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.49%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (1.93%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (1.10%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.28%) SAP PSCD
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.87%) Internet
2 6 (1.66%) LDAP
3 3 (0.83%) FTP
3 3 (0.83%) Firewall
4 2 (0.55%) Network Security
4 2 (0.55%) Intranet
4 2 (0.55%) HTTP
4 2 (0.55%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.55%) Extranet
4 2 (0.55%) X.509
5 1 (0.28%) DHCP
5 1 (0.28%) VPN
5 1 (0.28%) DNS
5 1 (0.28%) SAN
5 1 (0.28%) DMZ
5 1 (0.28%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.50%) SQL Server
2 37 (10.22%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (9.39%) Relational Database
4 25 (6.91%) Oracle Database
5 18 (4.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (4.97%) Oracle Reports
6 16 (4.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (3.04%) DB2
8 8 (2.21%) OLAP
8 8 (2.21%) MySQL
9 7 (1.93%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (1.93%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 7 (1.93%) Oracle9i Database
9 7 (1.93%) MS Access
9 7 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.66%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.66%) SQL Navigator
10 6 (1.66%) OLAP Cube
11 5 (1.38%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 41 (11.33%) Ant
2 35 (9.67%) Subversion
3 23 (6.35%) Rational Rose
4 20 (5.52%) SoapUI
5 17 (4.70%) NUnit
5 17 (4.70%) ClearCase
6 16 (4.42%) CppUnit
6 16 (4.42%) Maven
6 16 (4.42%) GoogleTest
6 16 (4.42%) CA Gen
7 15 (4.14%) Eclipse
8 14 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (3.59%) JIRA
10 10 (2.76%) ClearQuest
11 9 (2.49%) Visual Studio
12 7 (1.93%) Git (software)
13 6 (1.66%) TortoiseSVN
13 6 (1.66%) NetBeans
14 4 (1.10%) XMLSpy
14 4 (1.10%) JUnit
General
1 88 (24.31%) Finance
2 20 (5.52%) Banking
3 16 (4.42%) Marketing
4 11 (3.04%) Back Office
5 9 (2.49%) Front Office
6 7 (1.93%) Retail
6 7 (1.93%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.38%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.10%) Legal
8 4 (1.10%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.10%) Publishing
8 4 (1.10%) French Language
9 3 (0.83%) Billing
10 2 (0.55%) Automotive
10 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.28%) Advertising
11 1 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.28%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 121 (33.43%) Developer
2 85 (23.48%) Analyst
3 72 (19.89%) Architect
4 59 (16.30%) Business Analyst
4 59 (16.30%) Java Developer
5 34 (9.39%) Solutions Architect
6 26 (7.18%) Senior Developer
7 17 (4.70%) Test Analyst
7 17 (4.70%) Senior Java Developer
7 17 (4.70%) Designer
8 15 (4.14%) Solutions Designer
9 14 (3.87%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 13 (3.59%) Project Manager
10 13 (3.59%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 11 (3.04%) SAS Developer
11 11 (3.04%) Technical Architect
12 10 (2.76%) Software Engineer
13 9 (2.49%) Scala Developer
14 8 (2.21%) SOA Architect
14 8 (2.21%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (23.76%) J2EE
2 69 (19.06%) XML
3 64 (17.68%) Web Services
4 50 (13.81%) SOAP
5 39 (10.77%) HTML
6 27 (7.46%) .NET
7 23 (6.35%) CSS
7 23 (6.35%) Middleware
7 23 (6.35%) REST
8 22 (6.08%) Spring
9 21 (5.80%) J2SE
10 20 (5.52%) JSP
11 19 (5.25%) Hibernate
11 19 (5.25%) HTML5
12 18 (4.97%) Oracle Fusion
12 18 (4.97%) Struts
13 16 (4.42%) XSLT
13 16 (4.42%) XML Schema
13 16 (4.42%) Ajax
14 14 (3.87%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.35%) Derivative
3 20 (5.52%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.04%) N-Tier
4 11 (3.04%) Fixed Income
5 8 (2.21%) User Experience
5 8 (2.21%) Life Science
6 7 (1.93%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.93%) W3C
7 6 (1.66%) Credit Derivative
7 6 (1.66%) Economics
7 6 (1.66%) SWIFT
7 6 (1.66%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.38%) Equity Derivative
8 5 (1.38%) PMI
8 5 (1.38%) GIS
9 3 (0.83%) NHS
9 3 (0.83%) Replication
9 3 (0.83%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 72 (19.89%) UNIX
2 53 (14.64%) Linux
3 46 (12.71%) Windows
4 24 (6.63%) Solaris
5 6 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (60.77%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (41.16%) UML
3 122 (33.70%) Waterfall
4 112 (30.94%) Scrum
5 103 (28.45%) OO
6 76 (20.99%) Use Case
7 64 (17.68%) Data Modelling
8 61 (16.85%) SDLC
9 56 (15.47%) Business Intelligence
10 51 (14.09%) Test Strategy
11 47 (12.98%) Configuration Management
12 43 (11.88%) Project Management
12 43 (11.88%) TDD
13 42 (11.60%) TOGAF
13 42 (11.60%) Migration
14 39 (10.77%) Software Engineering
15 38 (10.50%) Unified Process
16 37 (10.22%) SOA
16 37 (10.22%) RAD
16 37 (10.22%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 137 (37.85%) Java
2 128 (35.36%) SQL
3 33 (9.12%) JavaScript
4 31 (8.56%) PL/SQL
5 27 (7.46%) Perl
6 26 (7.18%) C
7 23 (6.35%) Shell Script
8 20 (5.52%) C++
9 15 (4.14%) T-SQL
10 13 (3.59%) C#
11 12 (3.31%) XPath
12 11 (3.04%) Python
13 9 (2.49%) Scala
13 9 (2.49%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.93%) Ruby
15 4 (1.10%) VBA
15 4 (1.10%) PHP
16 3 (0.83%) Groovy
16 3 (0.83%) XQuery
17 2 (0.55%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 43 (11.88%) Security Cleared
2 32 (8.84%) SC Cleared
3 26 (7.18%) Degree
4 18 (4.97%) ISEB
5 8 (2.21%) ISTQB
5 8 (2.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 7 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.38%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.10%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.83%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.55%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.70%) QA
2 8 (2.21%) SLA
3 7 (1.93%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.10%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.83%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.55%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.55%) COBIT
7 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (0.83%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.28%) Xen
2 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.28%) XenServer
2 1 (0.28%) vSphere
2 1 (0.28%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (0.83%) Tivoli
1 3 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (0.83%) Data Guard
1 3 (0.83%) Puppet
1 3 (0.83%) Cobbler
1 3 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (0.83%) Oracle Flashback
2 2 (0.55%) CA LISA
2 2 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 119 (32.87%) Oracle
2 51 (14.09%) Pega
3 40 (11.05%) IBM
4 33 (9.12%) Microsoft
5 26 (7.18%) BEA
5 26 (7.18%) webMethods
6 23 (6.35%) Business Objects
7 21 (5.80%) Informatica
8 11 (3.04%) Red Hat
9 8 (2.21%) Sybase
10 6 (1.66%) HP
10 6 (1.66%) hybris
11 4 (1.10%) Netezza
11 4 (1.10%) SAP
11 4 (1.10%) Cognos
12 3 (0.83%) Adobe
12 3 (0.83%) Mapinfo
12 3 (0.83%) GigaSpaces
12 3 (0.83%) ESRI
13 2 (0.55%) TIBCO
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago