The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for RUP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Rational Unified Process (RUP)
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 - 187
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing RUP 4 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.12% - 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% - 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 11
Median daily rate £525 - £525
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 - £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 - £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +27.77% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

RUP is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2907 2906 4704
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.09% 85.87% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2235 2375 3702
Median daily rate £500 £475 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 25 56
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £31.50 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

RUP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing RUP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for RUP in the City of London

RUP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RUP in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for RUP in the City of London

RUP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RUP in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RUP in the City of London

RUP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing RUP in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for RUP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for RUP.

1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) DSDM
2 5 (55.56%) UML
3 4 (44.44%) RAD
3 4 (44.44%) Use Case
3 4 (44.44%) User Stories
4 3 (33.33%) Wealth Management
4 3 (33.33%) BDD
4 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Investment Management
4 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) Business Process Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Swim Lanes
5 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) J2EE
5 2 (22.22%) SOAP
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Retail
5 2 (22.22%) JSTL
5 2 (22.22%) JIRA
5 2 (22.22%) Fund Management
5 2 (22.22%) BPMN
5 2 (22.22%) REST

RUP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (11.11%) GlassFish
1 1 (11.11%) JBoss
1 1 (11.11%) NServiceBus
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Business Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Hybris Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Asset Management Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Asset Management Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum Master
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) J2EE
1 2 (22.22%) JSTL
1 2 (22.22%) REST
1 2 (22.22%) SOAP
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) Struts
2 1 (11.11%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) DSDM
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) UML
3 4 (44.44%) RAD
3 4 (44.44%) Use Case
3 4 (44.44%) User Stories
4 3 (33.33%) BDD
4 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Investment Management
4 3 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (33.33%) Wealth Management
5 2 (22.22%) BPMN
5 2 (22.22%) Business Process Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 2 (22.22%) Fund Management
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MAPM
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) hybris
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft