Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 20 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)
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 563 558 514
Rank change year-on-year -5 -44 -35
Contract jobs citing RUP 69 58 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.15% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 37 64
London median daily rate £513 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +11.73%
10th Percentile £413 £375 £334
90th Percentile £688 £638 £638
England median daily rate £500 £470 £425
% change year-on-year +6.38% +10.59% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
London median hourly rate - - £45.00
England median hourly rate - £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +31.39%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40583 38438 39314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.96% 86.23% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29509 27575 28097
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £675 £642 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 398 474
London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.15 £50.84 £50.69
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

RUP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for RUP in London

RUP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RUP in London

RUP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RUP in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RUP in London

RUP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RUP in London

RUP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RUP within the London region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -13 11 £535 +33.75% 2
East London -4 4 £511 -14.92%
South London - 1 £700 -
RUP
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 London region with a requirement for RUP.

1 35 (50.72%) UML
1 35 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (46.38%) PRINCE2
3 30 (43.48%) Finance
4 24 (34.78%) Scrum
5 22 (31.88%) Project Management
6 21 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (30.43%) Oracle
6 21 (30.43%) TOGAF
7 17 (24.64%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (24.64%) SDLC
8 15 (21.74%) OO
9 14 (20.29%) Web Services
10 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
10 13 (18.84%) Change Management
11 12 (17.39%) BPMN
11 12 (17.39%) SaaS
11 12 (17.39%) iPaaS
11 12 (17.39%) IaaS
12 11 (15.94%) Change Control
12 11 (15.94%) Waterfall
12 11 (15.94%) Use Case
12 11 (15.94%) Business Analysis
13 9 (13.04%) TDD
13 9 (13.04%) Banking
13 9 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (13.04%) Configuration Management
13 9 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
13 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Project

RUP
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 6 (8.70%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.35%) Apache
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.90%) Confluence
3 2 (2.90%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.45%) JBoss
4 1 (1.45%) Liferay
4 1 (1.45%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (11.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (10.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.45%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle Retail
1 4 (5.80%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 3 (4.35%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (2.90%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.39%) IaaS
1 12 (17.39%) iPaaS
1 12 (17.39%) SaaS
2 9 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (11.59%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (4.35%) GitHub
4 3 (4.35%) Office 365
5 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) Big Data
1 6 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.35%) DB2
4 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.45%) MySQL
4 1 (1.45%) QlikView
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Navigator
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Rational Rose
2 5 (7.25%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.35%) JIRA
3 3 (4.35%) PowerDesigner
3 3 (4.35%) Subversion
4 2 (2.90%) Checkstyle
4 2 (2.90%) FindBugs
4 2 (2.90%) Gerrit
4 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.45%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.45%) Maven
5 1 (1.45%) Moq
5 1 (1.45%) MSTest
5 1 (1.45%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.45%) Selenium
5 1 (1.45%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.45%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 30 (43.48%) Finance
2 9 (13.04%) Banking
2 9 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (7.25%) Retail
4 3 (4.35%) Back Office
4 3 (4.35%) German Language
4 3 (4.35%) Legal
5 2 (2.90%) International Banking
5 2 (2.90%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (37.68%) Architect
2 16 (23.19%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (17.39%) Analyst
3 12 (17.39%) Business Analyst
4 9 (13.04%) Developer
4 9 (13.04%) PMO Lead
5 7 (10.14%) Cloud Architect
5 7 (10.14%) Senior PMO
6 5 (7.25%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Data Architect
8 3 (4.35%) IT Manager
8 3 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (4.35%) TIBCO Architect
9 2 (2.90%) Business Change Project Manager
9 2 (2.90%) IT Services Manager
9 2 (2.90%) SharePoint Consultant
9 2 (2.90%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.29%) Web Services
2 7 (10.14%) AngularJS
3 6 (8.70%) jQuery
3 6 (8.70%) SOAP
3 6 (8.70%) XML
4 5 (7.25%) Entity Framework
4 5 (7.25%) Middleware
4 5 (7.25%) Spring
5 4 (5.80%) Ajax
5 4 (5.80%) Hibernate
5 4 (5.80%) XSLT
6 3 (4.35%) .NET
6 3 (4.35%) GWT
6 3 (4.35%) JMS
6 3 (4.35%) JSF
6 3 (4.35%) OSGi
6 3 (4.35%) Rendezvous
6 3 (4.35%) TIBCO EMS
6 3 (4.35%) WSDL
6 3 (4.35%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.64%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.35%) Clustering
3 3 (4.35%) Derivative
3 3 (4.35%) Equities
4 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.90%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.90%) PMI
5 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.45%) Fintech
5 1 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (50.72%) UML
2 32 (46.38%) PRINCE2
3 24 (34.78%) Scrum
4 22 (31.88%) Project Management
5 21 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (30.43%) TOGAF
6 17 (24.64%) SDLC
7 15 (21.74%) OO
8 13 (18.84%) Change Management
9 12 (17.39%) BPMN
10 11 (15.94%) Business Analysis
10 11 (15.94%) Change Control
10 11 (15.94%) Use Case
10 11 (15.94%) Waterfall
11 9 (13.04%) Configuration Management
11 9 (13.04%) TDD
12 7 (10.14%) Data Modelling
12 7 (10.14%) Six Sigma
12 7 (10.14%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.04%) Java
2 8 (11.59%) SQL
3 7 (10.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.35%) C#
4 3 (4.35%) XPath
5 1 (1.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (11.59%) APMP
1 8 (11.59%) Degree
1 8 (11.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (8.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 5 (7.25%) PMI Certification
4 4 (5.80%) PMP
5 3 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.45%) CBAP
6 1 (1.45%) IIBA
6 1 (1.45%) ISEB
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.04%) PMO
2 6 (8.70%) QA
3 5 (7.25%) MiFID
4 4 (5.80%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.45%) GDPR
5 1 (1.45%) P3O
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (30.43%) Oracle
2 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.59%) SAP
3 8 (11.59%) Workday
4 6 (8.70%) Casewise
4 6 (8.70%) IBM
5 4 (5.80%) ATG
5 4 (5.80%) Hyperion
5 4 (5.80%) PeopleSoft
5 4 (5.80%) Retek
6 3 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (4.35%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.90%) BEA
7 2 (2.90%) HP
7 2 (2.90%) Sun
7 2 (2.90%) Temenos
8 1 (1.45%) Informatica
8 1 (1.45%) Planview