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 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
London / City of London
Rank 148 159 182
Rank change year-on-year +11 +23  
Contract jobs citing RUP 5 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.17% 0.061% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.069% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 11
Median daily rate £550 £456 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.54% +14.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £421 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £491 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -28.82% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 2560 2885 4153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.48% 87.74% 82.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2008 2312 3203
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 35
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.99 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.96% -2.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.84 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RUP in the City of London

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 10 (90.91%) Scrum
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 6 (54.55%) UML
4 5 (45.45%) BDD
5 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL
5 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
5 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
6 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
6 3 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
6 3 (27.27%) Fund Management
6 3 (27.27%) Use Case
6 3 (27.27%) RAD
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) .NET
6 3 (27.27%) C#
6 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
6 3 (27.27%) DSDM
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (27.27%) Wealth Management
6 3 (27.27%) Investment Management
6 3 (27.27%) BPMN
6 3 (27.27%) NServiceBus
6 3 (27.27%) User Stories

RUP
Top Related 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 3 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (27.27%) NServiceBus
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) GitHub
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) BIG-IP
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) NAS
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
1 1 (9.09%) VoIP
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Digital Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Digital Business Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum Master
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Hybris Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) Velocity
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) JSTL
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Virtual Team
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Solaris
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (90.91%) Scrum
2 6 (54.55%) TDD
2 6 (54.55%) UML
3 5 (45.45%) BDD
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
4 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
4 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
5 3 (27.27%) BPMN
5 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) DSDM
5 3 (27.27%) Fund Management
5 3 (27.27%) Investment Management
5 3 (27.27%) RAD
5 3 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Use Case
5 3 (27.27%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C#
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) BladeLogic
1 1 (9.09%) Control-M
1 1 (9.09%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Axway
2 1 (9.09%) BEA
2 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
2 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) hybris
2 1 (9.09%) Nokia
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Symantec
2 1 (9.09%) VMware