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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
UK
Rank 558 486 432
Rank change year-on-year
-72 -54
Contract jobs citing RUP 50 142 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.27% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.33% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 74 96
Median daily rate £420 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £322 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +52.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +111.11%

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
37606 43039 41704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.82% 82.75% 79.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 24983 28189 26373
Median daily rate £450 £425 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 946 1185 1114
Median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £56.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -55 48 £425 -5.55% 31
London +12 19 £500 +8.10% 11
South East +22 9 £393 +6.14% 4
West Midlands -42 7 £375 -17.80%
North West +11 6 £425 - 7
Hampshire +10 6 £393 +33.13%
East of England -5 6 - -
Essex - 6 - -
City of London -1 5 £525 +16.66% 1
Warwickshire +3 4 £395 -28.18%
Southend-on-Sea - 4 - -
Cheshire +21 3 £425 - 2
Birmingham - 3 £335 -
Cardiff +18 2 £198 +20.80% 2
South Wales +14 2 £198 +20.80% 2
Wales +10 2 £198 -35.61% 2
Knutsford +8 2 - - 1
Hook +3 2 £404 +37.03%
Stratford-upon-Avon - 2 £373 -
Worthing - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Liverpool - 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 - -
Berkshire +19 1 - -
Manchester +2 1 - - 5
Warwick +2 1 £488 -11.36%
Canary Wharf 0 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £415 -
Northampton - 1 £415 -

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 93 (64.14%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (50.34%) Waterfall
3 58 (40.00%) Scrum
4 56 (38.62%) Oracle
5 54 (37.24%) OO
6 46 (31.72%) Java
7 41 (28.28%) J2EE
8 40 (27.59%) UML
9 33 (22.76%) SQL
10 31 (21.38%) WebLogic
11 27 (18.62%) Data Modelling
11 27 (18.62%) Finance
12 26 (17.93%) Unix
12 26 (17.93%) Process Improvement
13 25 (17.24%) E-Commerce
13 25 (17.24%) webMethods
14 24 (16.55%) RAD
15 23 (15.86%) Web Services
15 23 (15.86%) PL/SQL
15 23 (15.86%) TDD
16 22 (15.17%) Problem Management
17 21 (14.48%) TOGAF
17 21 (14.48%) PRINCE2
18 20 (13.79%) Shell Script
18 20 (13.79%) Security Cleared
19 19 (13.10%) Oracle Reports
19 19 (13.10%) SOAP
20 18 (12.41%) Informatica
20 18 (12.41%) Test Strategy
21 17 (11.72%) REST

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 (21.38%) WebLogic
2 17 (11.72%) JBoss
3 16 (11.03%) WebSphere
4 15 (10.34%) Tomcat
5 12 (8.28%) GlassFish
6 7 (4.83%) Confluence
7 5 (3.45%) CMS
7 5 (3.45%) Documentum
8 4 (2.76%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (2.76%) SAP Portal
9 3 (2.07%) NServiceBus
9 3 (2.07%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.69%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.69%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.69%) Jetty
10 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (4.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.76%) MS Office
3 3 (2.07%) MS Project
4 2 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.83%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (4.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (2.76%) SAP PSCD
4 2 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.38%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (1.38%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (1.38%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.69%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.07%) GitHub
2 2 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.69%) iPaaS
3 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.52%) VoIP
2 2 (1.38%) DNS
2 2 (1.38%) LAN
2 2 (1.38%) WAN
3 1 (0.69%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.69%) DHCP
3 1 (0.69%) Firewall
3 1 (0.69%) NAS
3 1 (0.69%) SAN
3 1 (0.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.10%) Oracle Reports
2 13 (8.97%) BusinessObjects
2 13 (8.97%) Oracle Database
2 13 (8.97%) Relational Database
3 10 (6.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 10 (6.90%) Crystal Reports
3 10 (6.90%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (6.90%) Oracle9i Database
3 10 (6.90%) SAP Data Services
4 8 (5.52%) Pentaho
5 6 (4.14%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.76%) Big Data
7 3 (2.07%) Oracle OWB
8 2 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.38%) DB2
8 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.38%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (10.34%) CA Gen
2 9 (6.21%) JIRA
3 7 (4.83%) PowerDesigner
4 6 (4.14%) Ant
5 5 (3.45%) ClearCase
5 5 (3.45%) JMeter
5 5 (3.45%) Maven
5 5 (3.45%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (3.45%) Selenium
5 5 (3.45%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.76%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.07%) ClearQuest
7 3 (2.07%) HP UFT
7 3 (2.07%) LoadRunner
7 3 (2.07%) Rational Performance Tester
7 3 (2.07%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.07%) Subversion
7 3 (2.07%) The Grinder
7 3 (2.07%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (2.07%) WinRunner
General
1 27 (18.62%) Finance
2 12 (8.28%) Retail
3 7 (4.83%) Banking
3 7 (4.83%) Marketing
3 7 (4.83%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.76%) Back Office
5 2 (1.38%) Front Office
6 1 (0.69%) Automotive
6 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.69%) Publishing
6 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (33.79%) Developer
2 39 (26.90%) Architect
3 24 (16.55%) Analyst
4 18 (12.41%) Business Analyst
4 18 (12.41%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (7.59%) Java Developer
6 10 (6.90%) ETL Developer
7 9 (6.21%) Hybris Developer
8 8 (5.52%) Pentaho Developer
9 7 (4.83%) Data Architect
9 7 (4.83%) Oracle Developer
9 7 (4.83%) Oracle ETL Developer
9 7 (4.83%) Software Engineer
10 6 (4.14%) Head of Delivery
10 6 (4.14%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.14%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
10 6 (4.14%) Technical Architect
11 5 (3.45%) Oracle Architect
11 5 (3.45%) Oracle Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.45%) Supply Chain Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (28.28%) J2EE
2 23 (15.86%) Web Services
3 19 (13.10%) SOAP
4 17 (11.72%) REST
5 15 (10.34%) JSTL
5 15 (10.34%) Spring
6 14 (9.66%) Struts
7 8 (5.52%) .NET
8 6 (4.14%) XML
9 5 (3.45%) jQuery
10 4 (2.76%) ASP.NET
10 4 (2.76%) CSS
10 4 (2.76%) Java EE
10 4 (2.76%) OSGi
10 4 (2.76%) WCF
10 4 (2.76%) Web Dynpro
11 3 (2.07%) JMS
11 3 (2.07%) JSP
11 3 (2.07%) Middleware
11 3 (2.07%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.28%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.83%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.45%) Mainframe
4 5 (3.45%) PMI
5 3 (2.07%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.07%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.38%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.69%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (0.69%) Derivative
7 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.69%) Fintech
7 1 (0.69%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.69%) NHS
7 1 (0.69%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (0.69%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.93%) Unix
2 15 (10.34%) Windows
3 7 (4.83%) Solaris
4 6 (4.14%) Linux
5 2 (1.38%) VME
5 2 (1.38%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.69%) Android
6 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (64.14%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (50.34%) Waterfall
3 58 (40.00%) Scrum
4 54 (37.24%) OO
5 40 (27.59%) UML
6 27 (18.62%) Data Modelling
7 26 (17.93%) Process Improvement
8 25 (17.24%) E-Commerce
9 24 (16.55%) RAD
10 23 (15.86%) TDD
11 22 (15.17%) Problem Management
12 21 (14.48%) PRINCE2
12 21 (14.48%) TOGAF
13 18 (12.41%) Test Strategy
14 17 (11.72%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (11.72%) DSDM
14 17 (11.72%) Project Management
14 17 (11.72%) SDLC
14 17 (11.72%) Use Case
15 16 (11.03%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (31.72%) Java
2 33 (22.76%) SQL
3 23 (15.86%) PL/SQL
4 20 (13.79%) Shell Script
5 13 (8.97%) Perl
6 8 (5.52%) C
6 8 (5.52%) C#
7 7 (4.83%) COBOL
8 6 (4.14%) Python
9 5 (3.45%) Groovy
10 4 (2.76%) ABAP
11 3 (2.07%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.07%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.69%) Go
Qualifications
1 20 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.66%) Degree
2 14 (9.66%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.21%) ISEB
4 6 (4.14%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.14%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.38%) PMP
5 2 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.52%) QA
2 7 (4.83%) Data Quality
3 5 (3.45%) SLA
4 1 (0.69%) P3O
System Software
1 8 (5.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.69%) Docker
2 1 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (4.83%) Ansible
1 7 (4.83%) Puppet
2 4 (2.76%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.69%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.69%) Control-M
3 1 (0.69%) Kibana
3 1 (0.69%) logstash
3 1 (0.69%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.69%) Salt
3 1 (0.69%) SCCM
3 1 (0.69%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 56 (38.62%) Oracle
2 25 (17.24%) webMethods
3 18 (12.41%) Informatica
4 16 (11.03%) Pega
5 14 (9.66%) BEA
6 13 (8.97%) hybris
6 13 (8.97%) Microsoft
7 8 (5.52%) IBM
7 8 (5.52%) VMware
8 5 (3.45%) Adobe
8 5 (3.45%) ATG
9 4 (2.76%) SAP
9 4 (2.76%) TIBCO
10 3 (2.07%) Siebel
11 2 (1.38%) Casewise
11 2 (1.38%) Chordiant
11 2 (1.38%) Compuware
11 2 (1.38%) Empirix
11 2 (1.38%) HP
11 2 (1.38%) ICL
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