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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 522 420 450
Rank change year-on-year
-102 +30
Contract jobs citing RUP 119 216 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.39% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.49% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 116 89
Median daily rate £470 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £345 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £37.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £37.41
% change year-on-year
- +6.91%

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
45312 44104 42407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.52% 78.83% 77.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 29953 27498 26558
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1036 1290 1223
Median hourly rate £33.99 £29.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £48.46 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -106 117 £470 +10.58% 14
West Midlands +7 45 £450 -8.86%
Telford -10 42 £450 -13.46%
Shropshire -10 42 £450 -13.46%
London -66 32 £513 +20.58% 3
East of England +5 14 £450 +12.50%
North West -12 11 £425 -15.00% 6
Cheshire -3 8 £425 -12.82% 1
Yorkshire -15 8 £465 -2.10% 4
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 7 £450 -
Knutsford -5 6 £425 - 1
South East -33 6 £533 +26.22% 1
Norwich -1 4 £465 +0.54%
Norfolk -5 4 £465 +0.54%
West Yorkshire -23 4 £450 -18.18% 3
South Yorkshire - 4 £465 - 1
Sheffield - 4 £465 - 1
Manchester -12 3 £550 +10.00% 5
Kent - 3 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 - -
City of London +33 2 £456 +7.35% 1
Warwickshire -1 2 £500 -
South West -2 2 £500 +17.64%
Scotland -11 2 £300 -38.14% 2
East Anglia - 2 £448 -
Halifax - 2 £450 -
Cheltenham +10 1 - -
Gloucestershire +9 1 - -
Docklands, London +7 1 £445 +22.75%

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 164 (60.29%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (55.15%) Waterfall
3 114 (41.91%) SQL
4 109 (40.07%) Oracle
5 104 (38.24%) Java
6 91 (33.46%) Unix
7 84 (30.88%) Pega
8 83 (30.51%) Shell Script
9 70 (25.74%) OO
10 65 (23.90%) Scrum
11 64 (23.53%) ClearCase
12 59 (21.69%) J2EE
12 59 (21.69%) Informatica
13 57 (20.96%) SDLC
14 54 (19.85%) Data Modelling
14 54 (19.85%) WebLogic
15 51 (18.75%) Test Strategy
16 45 (16.54%) UML
16 45 (16.54%) Project Planning
17 43 (15.81%) ClearQuest
17 43 (15.81%) Oracle OWB
18 42 (15.44%) Finance
19 38 (13.97%) Software Architecture
20 36 (13.24%) Linux
21 35 (12.87%) Web Services
21 35 (12.87%) BusinessObjects
22 34 (12.50%) Configuration Management
23 33 (12.13%) RAD
24 31 (11.40%) Business Intelligence
24 31 (11.40%) JIRA

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 54 (19.85%) WebLogic
2 20 (7.35%) JBoss
2 20 (7.35%) SharePoint
3 19 (6.99%) Confluence
4 18 (6.62%) WebSphere
5 14 (5.15%) Documentum
6 11 (4.04%) CloudStack
6 11 (4.04%) OpenStack
7 10 (3.68%) Tomcat
8 8 (2.94%) CICS
9 4 (1.47%) Captiva
9 4 (1.47%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.10%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.74%) SAS
11 2 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.37%) Apache
12 1 (0.37%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.37%) IIS
12 1 (0.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 26 (9.56%) MS Office
2 12 (4.41%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.31%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.74%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.37%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.74%) Bluemix
2 2 (0.74%) Silverpop
3 1 (0.37%) Office 365
3 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.78%) Internet
2 6 (2.21%) HTTP
3 5 (1.84%) Firewall
4 3 (1.10%) iSCSI
4 3 (1.10%) NAS
4 3 (1.10%) SAN
4 3 (1.10%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (15.81%) Oracle OWB
2 35 (12.87%) BusinessObjects
3 21 (7.72%) SQL Server
4 15 (5.51%) MongoDB
5 14 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (4.41%) Oracle Database
7 11 (4.04%) DB2
7 11 (4.04%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.94%) MS Access
9 7 (2.57%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.84%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.47%) MySQL
11 4 (1.47%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.10%) Big Data
12 3 (1.10%) Neo4j
12 3 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.74%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.37%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 64 (23.53%) ClearCase
2 43 (15.81%) ClearQuest
3 31 (11.40%) JIRA
4 28 (10.29%) Subversion
5 27 (9.93%) Git (software)
6 26 (9.56%) Maven
7 12 (4.41%) Jenkins
8 10 (3.68%) CA Gen
9 9 (3.31%) Ant
10 7 (2.57%) HP UFT
10 7 (2.57%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (1.84%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.84%) LoadRunner
11 5 (1.84%) Rational Rose
11 5 (1.84%) Visual Studio
12 4 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.47%) JMeter
12 4 (1.47%) JUnit
12 4 (1.47%) Selenium
13 3 (1.10%) Ranorex
General
1 42 (15.44%) Finance
2 16 (5.88%) Banking
3 10 (3.68%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.31%) Retail
5 4 (1.47%) Marketing
6 3 (1.10%) Front Office
6 3 (1.10%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.10%) Legal
7 2 (0.74%) Games
7 2 (0.74%) Publishing
8 1 (0.37%) Back Office
8 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (31.25%) Architect
2 63 (23.16%) Developer
3 46 (16.91%) Analyst
4 32 (11.76%) Software Architect
5 30 (11.03%) Business Analyst
6 26 (9.56%) Solutions Architect
7 23 (8.46%) Technical Architect
8 21 (7.72%) Java Architect
9 20 (7.35%) Designer
9 20 (7.35%) Solutions Designer
10 18 (6.62%) Lead Developer
11 14 (5.15%) DevOps Engineer
12 12 (4.41%) Java Software Architect
12 12 (4.41%) Senior Developer
13 11 (4.04%) Project Manager
13 11 (4.04%) Requirements Manager
14 9 (3.31%) Java Developer
15 7 (2.57%) Platform Engineer
15 7 (2.57%) Software Engineer
16 6 (2.21%) Java Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (21.69%) J2EE
2 35 (12.87%) Web Services
3 26 (9.56%) XML
4 20 (7.35%) .NET
4 20 (7.35%) Spring
5 15 (5.51%) JSP
6 14 (5.15%) EJB
7 13 (4.78%) JMS
8 11 (4.04%) Hibernate
8 11 (4.04%) HTML
8 11 (4.04%) RabbitMQ
8 11 (4.04%) Servlets
9 10 (3.68%) REST
9 10 (3.68%) Spring Boot
10 9 (3.31%) WSDL
10 9 (3.31%) XSD
11 8 (2.94%) Struts
12 6 (2.21%) Ajax
12 6 (2.21%) ASP.NET
12 6 (2.21%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.68%) PMI
2 8 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (2.94%) Mainframe
3 7 (2.57%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (1.47%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.10%) Clustering
5 3 (1.10%) Derivative
5 3 (1.10%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.74%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.37%) Blog
7 1 (0.37%) CESG
7 1 (0.37%) CMDB
7 1 (0.37%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.37%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.37%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.37%) Equities
7 1 (0.37%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.37%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.37%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 91 (33.46%) Unix
2 36 (13.24%) Linux
3 25 (9.19%) Windows
4 5 (1.84%) Solaris
5 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.74%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.37%) AIX
6 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (60.29%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (55.15%) Waterfall
3 70 (25.74%) OO
4 65 (23.90%) Scrum
5 57 (20.96%) SDLC
6 54 (19.85%) Data Modelling
7 51 (18.75%) Test Strategy
8 45 (16.54%) Project Planning
8 45 (16.54%) UML
9 38 (13.97%) Software Architecture
10 34 (12.50%) Configuration Management
11 33 (12.13%) RAD
12 31 (11.40%) Business Intelligence
13 29 (10.66%) Data Analysis
13 29 (10.66%) SOA
14 26 (9.56%) PRINCE2
15 25 (9.19%) Continuous Integration
15 25 (9.19%) DSDM
16 24 (8.82%) CRM
17 23 (8.46%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 114 (41.91%) SQL
2 104 (38.24%) Java
3 83 (30.51%) Shell Script
4 29 (10.66%) Perl
4 29 (10.66%) PL/SQL
5 18 (6.62%) Bash Shell
6 16 (5.88%) Python
6 16 (5.88%) Ruby
7 12 (4.41%) JavaScript
8 9 (3.31%) C#
9 8 (2.94%) Assembly Language
9 8 (2.94%) COBOL
10 5 (1.84%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.47%) AspectJ
11 4 (1.47%) C
11 4 (1.47%) C++
11 4 (1.47%) Scala
12 2 (0.74%) Ada
12 2 (0.74%) Korn
12 2 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (6.99%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.68%) PMI Certification
3 7 (2.57%) Degree
3 7 (2.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 6 (2.21%) ISEB
5 5 (1.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (1.84%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.84%) Sun Certification
6 4 (1.47%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.47%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.74%) CBAP
8 2 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.37%) CCNA
9 1 (0.37%) CCSP
9 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.37%) MCP
9 1 (0.37%) MCSE
9 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.41%) QA
2 11 (4.04%) SLA
3 5 (1.84%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (4.04%) vSphere
1 11 (4.04%) Xen
1 11 (4.04%) XenServer
2 4 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.10%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.74%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.74%) Docker
5 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 28 (10.29%) Puppet
2 17 (6.25%) Tivoli
3 16 (5.88%) Cobbler
3 16 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.84%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.10%) OpenView
5 3 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.74%) Ansible
6 2 (0.74%) Salt
6 2 (0.74%) Terraform
7 1 (0.37%) Graphite
Vendors
1 109 (40.07%) Oracle
2 84 (30.88%) Pega
3 59 (21.69%) Informatica
4 25 (9.19%) BEA
5 22 (8.09%) webMethods
6 18 (6.62%) IBM
7 15 (5.51%) HP
7 15 (5.51%) Microsoft
8 14 (5.15%) WSO2
9 11 (4.04%) EnterpriseDB
10 8 (2.94%) Chordiant
10 8 (2.94%) Sun
11 7 (2.57%) CollabNet
12 5 (1.84%) Citrix
12 5 (1.84%) SAP
13 4 (1.47%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.47%) VMware
14 3 (1.10%) Actimize
14 3 (1.10%) StorageTek
14 3 (1.10%) TIBCO
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