Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 230 255
Rank change year-on-year -9 +25 +28
Contract jobs citing RUP 9 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.19% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 14
City of London median daily rate £525 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% -19.05% +30.03%
10th Percentile £439 £345 £382
90th Percentile £641 £584 £821
Central London median daily rate £535 £400 £525
% change year-on-year +33.75% -23.81% +21.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

RUP is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6308 5856 7591
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.36% 87.43% 83.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5014 4674 6040
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £325 £317 £288
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 54 74
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.33% +11.18%
10th Percentile £13.34 £13.58 £10.91
90th Percentile £32.07 £53.54 £45.15
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% -9.52% +16.67%

RUP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing RUP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 November 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%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) Scrum
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) Project Management
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
4 4 (44.44%) jQuery
4 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
5 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 3 (33.33%) Open Source
5 3 (33.33%) OSGi
5 3 (33.33%) High Availability
5 3 (33.33%) GWT
5 3 (33.33%) Scalability Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (33.33%) Apache Camel
5 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (33.33%) UML
5 3 (33.33%) OO
5 3 (33.33%) Apache
5 3 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (33.33%) Middleware
5 3 (33.33%) Ajax
5 3 (33.33%) Spring
5 3 (33.33%) JSF
5 3 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
5 3 (33.33%) Clustering

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 3 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Retail
1 2 (22.22%) PeopleSoft Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Legal
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Business Change Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Business Change Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) IT Manager
3 2 (22.22%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
1 4 (44.44%) jQuery
2 3 (33.33%) Ajax
2 3 (33.33%) Apache Camel
2 3 (33.33%) GWT
2 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 3 (33.33%) JSF
2 3 (33.33%) Middleware
2 3 (33.33%) OSGi
2 3 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
3 1 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) WCF
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Clustering
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
3 3 (33.33%) High Availability
3 3 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) Open Source
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (33.33%) Scalability Testing
3 3 (33.33%) UML
4 2 (22.22%) ArchiMate
4 2 (22.22%) BPMN
4 2 (22.22%) Multichannel Retail
4 2 (22.22%) Project Governance
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
4 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) ATG
2 2 (22.22%) Hyperion
2 2 (22.22%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (22.22%) Retek