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 29 August 2016 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 531 512 497
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -15
Contract jobs citing RUP 113 143 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.25% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.31% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 63 69
Median daily rate £470 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £400 £359
% change year-on-year
+16.25% +11.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £34.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.75 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +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
44728 46188 44254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 80.33% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29538 30024 27378
Median daily rate £438 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1116 1254 1202
Median hourly rate £28.50 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.13 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

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 29 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RUP within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -6 111 £470 +10.58% 27
West Midlands -15 37 £450 +12.50%
London -37 28 £490 +3.15% 5
Shropshire +2 27 £395 -
Telford -7 23 £395 -
South East +11 20 £408 -3.43% 4
Hampshire +8 8 £400 -4.76% 1
East of England +25 7 £470 -1.05%
East Midlands - 7 £463 - 6
City of London +22 6 £420 -20.00% 1
Norfolk +2 6 £470 -1.05%
Norwich +1 6 £470 +1.07%
North West +10 5 £363 -48.21% 5
Nottingham - 5 - - 6
Nottinghamshire - 5 - - 6
South West +4 4 £350 - 3
Manchester -3 4 £425 -39.28% 5
West Sussex -4 4 £475 - 1
Warwickshire - 4 £495 -
Wiltshire - 4 £350 - 1
Swindon - 4 £350 - 1
Hook -2 3 £408 -1.15%
Coventry -18 3 £483 -16.08%
Oxfordshire - 3 £400 -
Kent +7 2 - -
West Yorkshire -7 2 £415 +27.69% 3
Leeds -7 2 £415 +27.69% 3
Worthing -13 2 £475 -
Yorkshire -16 2 £415 +20.72% 3
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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.

1 143 (67.14%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (50.23%) Waterfall
3 79 (37.09%) Java
4 66 (30.99%) Oracle
5 65 (30.52%) SQL
6 50 (23.47%) Scrum
7 47 (22.07%) UML
8 43 (20.19%) Spring
8 43 (20.19%) Project Planning
9 42 (19.72%) ClearQuest
10 40 (18.78%) Oracle OWB
11 39 (18.31%) Linux
12 38 (17.84%) Maven
12 38 (17.84%) Git (software)
13 37 (17.37%) Software Architecture
14 36 (16.90%) Data Modelling
15 35 (16.43%) OO
15 35 (16.43%) ClearCase
16 34 (15.96%) SDLC
17 33 (15.49%) JIRA
17 33 (15.49%) Business Intelligence
18 32 (15.02%) J2EE
18 32 (15.02%) Pega
19 31 (14.55%) Unix
20 30 (14.08%) Finance
21 27 (12.68%) XML
22 26 (12.21%) RAD
22 26 (12.21%) Shell Script
22 26 (12.21%) MongoDB
23 25 (11.74%) Puppet

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 19 (8.92%) Confluence
1 19 (8.92%) WebLogic
2 16 (7.51%) WebSphere
3 13 (6.10%) Tomcat
4 11 (5.16%) JBoss
5 8 (3.76%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.88%) GlassFish
6 4 (1.88%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.41%) CloudStack
7 3 (1.41%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.41%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.94%) Apache
8 2 (0.94%) CMS
9 1 (0.47%) Documentum
9 1 (0.47%) Jetty
9 1 (0.47%) nginx
9 1 (0.47%) SAS
9 1 (0.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (4.69%) MS Visio
2 8 (3.76%) MS Office
3 6 (2.82%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.88%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (1.88%) Oracle Retail
1 4 (1.88%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 3 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.94%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.94%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.47%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.76%) Bluemix
1 8 (3.76%) IBM Cloud
2 4 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.41%) SaaS
4 2 (0.94%) IaaS
4 2 (0.94%) PaaS
5 1 (0.47%) Office 365
5 1 (0.47%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.88%) Broadband
1 4 (1.88%) Internet
2 2 (0.94%) Firewall
2 2 (0.94%) VoIP
3 1 (0.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (18.78%) Oracle OWB
2 26 (12.21%) MongoDB
3 16 (7.51%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (6.10%) Oracle Database
5 11 (5.16%) BusinessObjects
5 11 (5.16%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (5.16%) SQL Server
6 10 (4.69%) MySQL
7 9 (4.23%) Relational Database
8 7 (3.29%) Big Data
9 6 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.88%) Data Lake
11 4 (1.88%) Neo4j
11 4 (1.88%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (1.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 3 (1.41%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 42 (19.72%) ClearQuest
2 38 (17.84%) Git (software)
2 38 (17.84%) Maven
3 35 (16.43%) ClearCase
4 33 (15.49%) JIRA
5 18 (8.45%) Subversion
6 17 (7.98%) Ant
7 12 (5.63%) Eclipse
8 7 (3.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (3.29%) JUnit
9 6 (2.82%) CA Gen
9 6 (2.82%) Jenkins
9 6 (2.82%) Rational Rose
9 6 (2.82%) Selenium
9 6 (2.82%) SoapUI
10 5 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (1.41%) CppUnit
11 3 (1.41%) NUnit
11 3 (1.41%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (1.41%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (14.08%) Finance
2 16 (7.51%) Retail
3 6 (2.82%) Banking
4 3 (1.41%) Marketing
5 2 (0.94%) Front Office
5 2 (0.94%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.94%) Legal
5 2 (0.94%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.47%) Automotive
6 1 (0.47%) Games
6 1 (0.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 77 (36.15%) Architect
2 57 (26.76%) Developer
3 37 (17.37%) Software Architect
4 35 (16.43%) Analyst
5 30 (14.08%) Business Analyst
6 25 (11.74%) Java Architect
7 22 (10.33%) Senior Developer
7 22 (10.33%) Solutions Architect
8 21 (9.86%) Designer
8 21 (9.86%) Java Developer
9 18 (8.45%) Java Software Architect
10 17 (7.98%) Solutions Designer
11 14 (6.57%) Senior Java Developer
12 12 (5.63%) Technical Architect
13 10 (4.69%) Project Manager
14 9 (4.23%) Lead Developer
14 9 (4.23%) Senior Architect
15 7 (3.29%) Java Solutions Architect
15 7 (3.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 7 (3.29%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (20.19%) Spring
2 32 (15.02%) J2EE
3 27 (12.68%) XML
4 24 (11.27%) Web Services
5 21 (9.86%) RabbitMQ
6 20 (9.39%) Spring Boot
7 16 (7.51%) JSP
8 15 (7.04%) .NET
8 15 (7.04%) HTML
9 14 (6.57%) JDBC
10 13 (6.10%) JSON
10 13 (6.10%) SOAP
11 12 (5.63%) CSS
12 11 (5.16%) Servlets
13 8 (3.76%) Hibernate
14 6 (2.82%) Middleware
14 6 (2.82%) REST
14 6 (2.82%) Spring MVC
14 6 (2.82%) WSDL
15 5 (2.35%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.29%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (1.88%) Computer Science
3 4 (1.88%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (1.41%) Derivative
5 2 (0.94%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.94%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.94%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.94%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.47%) Blog
6 1 (0.47%) CMDB
6 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.47%) Equities
6 1 (0.47%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 39 (18.31%) Linux
2 31 (14.55%) Unix
3 15 (7.04%) Windows
4 4 (1.88%) Solaris
5 3 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (67.14%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (50.23%) Waterfall
3 50 (23.47%) Scrum
4 47 (22.07%) UML
5 43 (20.19%) Project Planning
6 37 (17.37%) Software Architecture
7 36 (16.90%) Data Modelling
8 35 (16.43%) OO
9 34 (15.96%) SDLC
10 33 (15.49%) Business Intelligence
11 26 (12.21%) RAD
12 25 (11.74%) Business Analysis
12 25 (11.74%) SOA
12 25 (11.74%) Test Strategy
13 20 (9.39%) Open Source
13 20 (9.39%) User Stories
14 19 (8.92%) Use Case
15 18 (8.45%) DSDM
15 18 (8.45%) Project Management
15 18 (8.45%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 79 (37.09%) Java
2 65 (30.52%) SQL
3 26 (12.21%) Shell Script
4 15 (7.04%) PL/SQL
5 11 (5.16%) C#
6 10 (4.69%) AspectJ
7 8 (3.76%) T-SQL
8 7 (3.29%) Perl
9 5 (2.35%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.35%) Python
9 5 (2.35%) Scala
10 4 (1.88%) C
10 4 (1.88%) Ruby
11 3 (1.41%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.94%) Clojure
12 2 (0.94%) Groovy
13 1 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (7.98%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.10%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.23%) Degree
4 4 (1.88%) ISEB
5 2 (0.94%) PMP
5 2 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.47%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.63%) QA
2 7 (3.29%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.41%) SLA
4 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.47%) SAS 70
System Software
1 6 (2.82%) Docker
2 3 (1.41%) vSphere
2 3 (1.41%) Xen
2 3 (1.41%) XenServer
3 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (11.74%) Puppet
2 5 (2.35%) Graphite
3 4 (1.88%) Ansible
3 4 (1.88%) Grafana
3 4 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.41%) CA Service Virtualization
4 3 (1.41%) Cobbler
4 3 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.41%) Terraform
4 3 (1.41%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.94%) Salt
6 1 (0.47%) Nagios
Vendors
1 66 (30.99%) Oracle
2 32 (15.02%) Pega
3 24 (11.27%) WSO2
4 18 (8.45%) Informatica
5 16 (7.51%) IBM
6 12 (5.63%) Microsoft
7 7 (3.29%) SAP
8 6 (2.82%) ATG
8 6 (2.82%) webMethods
9 5 (2.35%) BEA
9 5 (2.35%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (1.88%) HP
10 4 (1.88%) hybris
10 4 (1.88%) Hyperion
10 4 (1.88%) Retek
11 3 (1.41%) Actimize
11 3 (1.41%) CA
11 3 (1.41%) EnterpriseDB
11 3 (1.41%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.41%) TIBCO
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