The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 28 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 of England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 113 144
Rank change year-on-year -15 +31  
Contract jobs citing RUP 2 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.085% 0.63% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.78% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 4
Median daily rate - £470 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.58%  
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 of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1979 2044 2420
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 83.78% 80.13% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1136 1177 1441
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 162 179
Median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.72 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

RUP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

RUP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RUP in the East of England

RUP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RUP in the East of England

RUP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RUP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire -3 2 - -
RUP
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 of England region with a requirement for RUP.

1 7 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (71.43%) Data Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 5 (71.43%) Pentaho
2 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
2 5 (71.43%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (71.43%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle9i Database
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) ETL
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (71.43%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 2 (28.57%) webMethods
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) BEA
4 2 (28.57%) Informatica
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) DB2
4 2 (28.57%) J2EE
4 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
4 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) Java

RUP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (71.43%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (71.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 5 (71.43%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle9i Database
2 5 (71.43%) Pentaho
2 5 (71.43%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (28.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) CA Gen
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) ETL Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Pentaho Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle ETL Developer
3 3 (42.86%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Consultant
4 2 (28.57%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (14.29%) Messaging Consultant
5 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Data Analysis
1 5 (71.43%) ETL
1 5 (71.43%) OO
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) EAI
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
1 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
1 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) BEA
2 2 (28.57%) Informatica
2 2 (28.57%) Pega
2 2 (28.57%) webMethods
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft