The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
England / South East
Rank 240 259 245
Rank change year-on-year +19 -14  
Contract jobs citing RUP 13 6 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.065% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.080% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 8
Median daily rate £305 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.50% -2.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £295 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £590 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -28.82% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6361 7494 7901
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.62% 81.26% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3684 4608 4336
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 268 286
Median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.75 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

RUP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

RUP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RUP in the South East

RUP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RUP in the South East over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RUP in the South East

RUP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RUP in the South East

RUP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RUP within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 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
West Sussex +6 5 £300 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £513 -
Hampshire +12 1 £370 +25.42%
Surrey +5 1 £305 -53.07% 1
Sussex - 1 £305 -
Kent - 1 £305 -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
RUP
England

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for RUP.

1 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (60.00%) Waterfall
2 14 (56.00%) Process Improvement
3 11 (44.00%) Oracle
3 11 (44.00%) OO
4 10 (40.00%) Windows
5 9 (36.00%) webMethods
5 9 (36.00%) Problem Management
6 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
8 6 (24.00%) Protective Monitoring
8 6 (24.00%) Office Automation
8 6 (24.00%) SDLC
8 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (24.00%) Matrix Organization
8 6 (24.00%) Solaris
8 6 (24.00%) RAD
8 6 (24.00%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (24.00%) TOGAF
9 5 (20.00%) JIRA
9 5 (20.00%) Workflow
9 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (20.00%) Web Dynpro
9 5 (20.00%) Unified Process
9 5 (20.00%) SAP
9 5 (20.00%) CRM
9 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
9 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (20.00%) Adobe
9 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (20.00%) Confluence
1 5 (20.00%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) SAP PSCD
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (16.00%) Back Office
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) ABAP Developer
1 5 (20.00%) Applications Manager
1 5 (20.00%) Developer
1 5 (20.00%) SAP Developer
1 5 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Service Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Business Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Process Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Business Manager
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Oracle Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Service Support Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Support Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Solaris
3 4 (16.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (60.00%) Waterfall
2 14 (56.00%) Process Improvement
3 11 (44.00%) OO
4 9 (36.00%) Problem Management
5 6 (24.00%) Matrix Organization
5 6 (24.00%) Office Automation
5 6 (24.00%) Protective Monitoring
5 6 (24.00%) RAD
5 6 (24.00%) SDLC
5 6 (24.00%) TOGAF
5 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 5 (20.00%) CRM
6 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 5 (20.00%) Revenue Management
6 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 5 (20.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Oracle
2 9 (36.00%) webMethods
3 5 (20.00%) Adobe
3 5 (20.00%) SAP
4 4 (16.00%) TIBCO