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 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
England / London
Rank 384 395 321
Rank change year-on-year +11 -74  
Contract jobs citing RUP 24 25 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.11% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.13% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 66
Median daily rate £450 £513 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.19% +20.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £605 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -41.17% -  
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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16215 18706 17085
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.12% 85.13% 82.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 11668 13514 11991
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 186 240
Median hourly rate £31.92 £22.50 £20.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.86% +10.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 22 March 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
City of London +3 5 £550 +20.54% 1
Canary Wharf - 2 £505 -
RUP
England

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region with a requirement for RUP.

1 42 (71.19%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (64.41%) Scrum
3 29 (49.15%) UML
4 24 (40.68%) Waterfall
5 23 (38.98%) TDD
6 20 (33.90%) Finance
7 18 (30.51%) RAD
7 18 (30.51%) Java
8 17 (28.81%) OO
9 16 (27.12%) Data Modelling
9 16 (27.12%) J2EE
9 16 (27.12%) TOGAF
10 15 (25.42%) REST
10 15 (25.42%) Web Services
11 14 (23.73%) SOAP
11 14 (23.73%) WebLogic
11 14 (23.73%) E-Commerce
11 14 (23.73%) Open Source
11 14 (23.73%) JSTL
12 13 (22.03%) Degree
12 13 (22.03%) WebSphere
12 13 (22.03%) Spring
12 13 (22.03%) Tomcat
12 13 (22.03%) JBoss
12 13 (22.03%) Struts
12 13 (22.03%) Validation
13 12 (20.34%) PRINCE2
13 12 (20.34%) Mathematics
13 12 (20.34%) Computer Science
13 12 (20.34%) hybris

RUP
Top Related 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 14 (23.73%) WebLogic
2 13 (22.03%) JBoss
2 13 (22.03%) Tomcat
2 13 (22.03%) WebSphere
3 11 (18.64%) GlassFish
4 6 (10.17%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (8.47%) NServiceBus
6 2 (3.39%) Confluence
6 2 (3.39%) Documentum
7 1 (1.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.69%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.69%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.69%) Jetty
7 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.39%) MS Office
1 2 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
1 2 (3.39%) S-PLUS
2 1 (1.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (1.69%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) GitHub
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.69%) iPaaS
3 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) DNS
1 2 (3.39%) LAN
1 2 (3.39%) WAN
2 1 (1.69%) BIG-IP
2 1 (1.69%) DHCP
2 1 (1.69%) Firewall
2 1 (1.69%) NAS
2 1 (1.69%) SAN
2 1 (1.69%) VoIP
2 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) Big Data
1 4 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) DB2
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.39%) Star Schema
3 1 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.69%) MySQL
3 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (1.69%) Pentaho
3 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) PowerDesigner
2 5 (8.47%) JIRA
2 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (6.78%) Ant
4 3 (5.08%) Maven
5 2 (3.39%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.39%) ERwin
5 2 (3.39%) FitNesse
5 2 (3.39%) JMeter
5 2 (3.39%) NeoLoad
5 2 (3.39%) PowerBuilder
5 2 (3.39%) Selenium
5 2 (3.39%) Toad
6 1 (1.69%) CA Gen
6 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.69%) Rational Rose
General
1 20 (33.90%) Finance
2 8 (13.56%) Banking
3 7 (11.86%) Retail
4 2 (3.39%) Front Office
5 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Marketing
5 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.69%) Publishing
5 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (33.90%) Developer
2 19 (32.20%) Architect
3 12 (20.34%) Hybris Developer
4 11 (18.64%) Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Business Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Data Architect
6 6 (10.17%) Java Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Programmer
7 5 (8.47%) Software Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Software Programmer
7 5 (8.47%) Technical Architect
8 4 (6.78%) Applications Manager
8 4 (6.78%) Digital Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Digital Business Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Scrum Master
8 4 (6.78%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (6.78%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Architect
9 3 (5.08%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.12%) J2EE
2 15 (25.42%) REST
2 15 (25.42%) Web Services
3 14 (23.73%) JSTL
3 14 (23.73%) SOAP
4 13 (22.03%) Spring
4 13 (22.03%) Struts
5 6 (10.17%) .NET
6 3 (5.08%) Middleware
6 3 (5.08%) OSGi
6 3 (5.08%) Velocity
7 2 (3.39%) HTML
8 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.69%) CSS
8 1 (1.69%) HTML5
8 1 (1.69%) JSP
8 1 (1.69%) JSR 170
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (1.69%) WCF
8 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.34%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.08%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.39%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.69%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.69%) Derivative
4 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.69%) Fintech
4 1 (1.69%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.69%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (1.69%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Windows
2 4 (6.78%) Unix
3 2 (3.39%) Linux
4 1 (1.69%) Android
4 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.69%) Solaris
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (71.19%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (64.41%) Scrum
3 29 (49.15%) UML
4 24 (40.68%) Waterfall
5 23 (38.98%) TDD
6 18 (30.51%) RAD
7 17 (28.81%) OO
8 16 (27.12%) Data Modelling
8 16 (27.12%) TOGAF
9 14 (23.73%) E-Commerce
9 14 (23.73%) Open Source
10 13 (22.03%) Validation
11 12 (20.34%) Mathematics
11 12 (20.34%) PRINCE2
12 11 (18.64%) Test Scripting
13 10 (16.95%) ITIL
14 9 (15.25%) Customer Requirements
15 8 (13.56%) Business Process Analysis
15 8 (13.56%) DSDM
16 7 (11.86%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.51%) Java
2 8 (13.56%) SQL
3 6 (10.17%) C#
4 5 (8.47%) Python
5 3 (5.08%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.39%) MATLAB
6 2 (3.39%) Perl
6 2 (3.39%) R
6 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.69%) Go
7 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (22.03%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.69%) PMP
2 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) Data Quality
2 4 (6.78%) QA
3 3 (5.08%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Ansible
1 1 (1.69%) BladeLogic
1 1 (1.69%) Control-M
1 1 (1.69%) Kibana
1 1 (1.69%) logstash
1 1 (1.69%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (1.69%) Puppet
1 1 (1.69%) Salt
1 1 (1.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) hybris
2 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
3 8 (13.56%) Oracle
4 3 (5.08%) IBM
5 2 (3.39%) BEA
5 2 (3.39%) Compuware
5 2 (3.39%) Empirix
5 2 (3.39%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (3.39%) MuleSoft
5 2 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.39%) VMware
6 1 (1.69%) ATG
6 1 (1.69%) Axway
6 1 (1.69%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.69%) Casewise
6 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.69%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.69%) Informatica
6 1 (1.69%) Pega
6 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
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