The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 24 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)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 94 97
Contract jobs citing RUP 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands - 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.24% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1280 1261 1251
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 85.05% 82.10% 77.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 810 778 769
Median daily rate £410 £420 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +6.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 32 28
Median hourly rate £35.00 £14.75 £19.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +137.28% -22.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £33.15 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

RUP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 East Midlands

RUP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RUP in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for RUP in the East Midlands

RUP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RUP in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for RUP.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Groovy
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Struts2
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Gradle
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Business Process Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle

RUP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Gradle
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) EJB
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) JSP
1 1 (50.00%) Servlets
1 1 (50.00%) Struts
1 1 (50.00%) Struts2
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) WSDL
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Business Process Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) CMMI
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Groovy
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Chordiant
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle