The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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)
UK
Rank 513 506 410
Rank change year-on-year -7 -96  
Contract jobs citing RUP 70 134 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.25% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.30% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 59 119
Median daily rate £420 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £392 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £580 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -28.82% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37338 44118 43065
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.13% 82.88% 79.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 24672 28919 26679
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 945 1114 1248
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +31.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

RUP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

RUP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RUP in the UK

RUP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for RUP in the UK

RUP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RUP in the UK

RUP
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RUP within the UK 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
England -23 59 £450 - 25
London +31 26 £475 -5.00% 5
South East +19 13 £305 -26.50% 2
Wales - 11 £225 -
Cardiff - 11 £225 -
South Wales - 11 £225 -
West Midlands -39 7 £400 - 2
East of England -10 6 - - 1
Essex - 6 - -
North West +17 5 £425 - 6
West Sussex +6 5 £300 -
City of London +6 5 £550 +20.54% 1
Milton Keynes - 5 £513 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £513 -
Southend-on-Sea - 4 - -
Cheshire +23 3 £425 -
Birmingham - 3 £335 -
Crawley - 3 £300 -
Worthing +17 2 - -
Knutsford +5 2 - -
Warwickshire +1 2 £495 -10.00%
Shropshire -12 2 - - 2
Telford -15 2 - - 2
Canary Wharf - 2 £505 -
East Midlands - 2 £420 -
Hampshire +12 1 £370 +25.42%
Manchester +7 1 - - 6
Surrey +5 1 £305 -53.07% 1
Warwick +1 1 £575 +4.54%
Northampton - 1 £415 -

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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 with a requirement for RUP.

1 109 (72.67%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (51.33%) Waterfall
3 57 (38.00%) Scrum
4 47 (31.33%) Java
5 44 (29.33%) OO
6 43 (28.67%) UML
7 38 (25.33%) Oracle
8 36 (24.00%) SQL
9 35 (23.33%) J2EE
10 34 (22.67%) RAD
11 32 (21.33%) Finance
12 31 (20.67%) WebLogic
13 27 (18.00%) TDD
14 26 (17.33%) Spring
14 26 (17.33%) Data Modelling
15 23 (15.33%) TOGAF
15 23 (15.33%) Process Improvement
15 23 (15.33%) Problem Management
16 22 (14.67%) Web Services
17 21 (14.00%) SOAP
17 21 (14.00%) Windows
18 20 (13.33%) PRINCE2
18 20 (13.33%) JBoss
18 20 (13.33%) E-Commerce
18 20 (13.33%) Security Cleared
18 20 (13.33%) SDLC
19 19 (12.67%) WebSphere
19 19 (12.67%) REST
19 19 (12.67%) Unix
19 19 (12.67%) webMethods

RUP
Top Related IT Skills 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 31 (20.67%) WebLogic
2 20 (13.33%) JBoss
3 19 (12.67%) WebSphere
4 18 (12.00%) Tomcat
5 15 (10.00%) GlassFish
6 9 (6.00%) Confluence
7 5 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (3.33%) Documentum
7 5 (3.33%) NServiceBus
7 5 (3.33%) SAP Portal
8 3 (2.00%) SAS
9 2 (1.33%) CMS
10 1 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.67%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.67%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.67%) Jetty
10 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 5 (3.33%) MS Project
2 4 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.00%) MS Office
4 2 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.33%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (3.33%) SAP PSCD
2 4 (2.67%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.33%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (1.33%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.67%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (2.67%) GitHub
2 2 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.67%) IaaS
3 1 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.33%) VoIP
2 2 (1.33%) DNS
2 2 (1.33%) LAN
2 2 (1.33%) WAN
3 1 (0.67%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.67%) DHCP
3 1 (0.67%) Firewall
3 1 (0.67%) NAS
3 1 (0.67%) Network Security
3 1 (0.67%) SAN
3 1 (0.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 10 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 10 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 9 (6.00%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (6.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 9 (6.00%) Crystal Reports
3 9 (6.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 9 (6.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 9 (6.00%) SAP Data Services
4 8 (5.33%) Pentaho
5 7 (4.67%) SQL Server
6 6 (4.00%) Big Data
6 6 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.67%) DB2
8 3 (2.00%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.33%) Oracle OWB
9 2 (1.33%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.67%) MOLAP
10 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (8.00%) JIRA
2 11 (7.33%) CA Gen
3 7 (4.67%) PowerDesigner
3 7 (4.67%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.33%) JMeter
4 5 (3.33%) Selenium
4 5 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (2.67%) Ant
5 4 (2.67%) ClearCase
5 4 (2.67%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.67%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (2.00%) HP UFT
6 3 (2.00%) LoadRunner
6 3 (2.00%) Maven
6 3 (2.00%) Rational Performance Tester
6 3 (2.00%) SoapUI
6 3 (2.00%) Subversion
6 3 (2.00%) The Grinder
6 3 (2.00%) WinRunner
7 2 (1.33%) NeoLoad
General
1 32 (21.33%) Finance
2 13 (8.67%) Banking
3 9 (6.00%) Retail
4 7 (4.67%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.67%) Back Office
6 3 (2.00%) Marketing
7 2 (1.33%) Front Office
7 2 (1.33%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.67%) Automotive
8 1 (0.67%) Billing
8 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.67%) Publishing
8 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (34.00%) Developer
2 33 (22.00%) Architect
3 26 (17.33%) Analyst
4 19 (12.67%) Business Analyst
5 18 (12.00%) Java Developer
6 11 (7.33%) Hybris Developer
6 11 (7.33%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (6.67%) ETL Developer
7 10 (6.67%) Software Engineer
8 9 (6.00%) Applications Manager
8 9 (6.00%) Data Architect
8 9 (6.00%) Java Web Developer
8 9 (6.00%) Web Developer
9 8 (5.33%) Pentaho Developer
10 7 (4.67%) Service Manager
11 6 (4.00%) Head of Delivery
11 6 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
11 6 (4.00%) Oracle ETL Developer
11 6 (4.00%) Technical Architect
11 6 (4.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (23.33%) J2EE
2 26 (17.33%) Spring
3 22 (14.67%) Web Services
4 21 (14.00%) SOAP
5 19 (12.67%) REST
6 17 (11.33%) JSTL
7 16 (10.67%) Struts
8 12 (8.00%) Hibernate
9 7 (4.67%) .NET
10 6 (4.00%) XML
11 5 (3.33%) Web Dynpro
12 3 (2.00%) JMS
12 3 (2.00%) JSP
12 3 (2.00%) Middleware
12 3 (2.00%) Velocity
12 3 (2.00%) XSD
13 2 (1.33%) jQuery
13 2 (1.33%) OSGi
13 2 (1.33%) Struts2
13 2 (1.33%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.67%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.33%) PMI
5 2 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.33%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.33%) User Experience
5 2 (1.33%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.67%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (0.67%) Derivative
6 1 (0.67%) Fintech
6 1 (0.67%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.67%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.67%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.67%) NHS
6 1 (0.67%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (0.67%) PKI
6 1 (0.67%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.67%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.00%) Windows
2 19 (12.67%) Unix
3 7 (4.67%) Linux
3 7 (4.67%) Solaris
4 5 (3.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.33%) Android
5 2 (1.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.33%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (72.67%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (51.33%) Waterfall
3 57 (38.00%) Scrum
4 44 (29.33%) OO
5 43 (28.67%) UML
6 34 (22.67%) RAD
7 27 (18.00%) TDD
8 26 (17.33%) Data Modelling
9 23 (15.33%) Problem Management
9 23 (15.33%) Process Improvement
9 23 (15.33%) TOGAF
10 20 (13.33%) E-Commerce
10 20 (13.33%) PRINCE2
10 20 (13.33%) SDLC
11 19 (12.67%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (12.00%) Project Management
13 17 (11.33%) DSDM
13 17 (11.33%) ITIL
13 17 (11.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (11.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 47 (31.33%) Java
2 36 (24.00%) SQL
3 16 (10.67%) PL/SQL
4 12 (8.00%) Shell Script
5 8 (5.33%) C
5 8 (5.33%) C#
5 8 (5.33%) Perl
6 5 (3.33%) ABAP
6 5 (3.33%) Groovy
6 5 (3.33%) Python
7 3 (2.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.00%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.33%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.33%) R
9 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.67%) C++
9 1 (0.67%) Go
Qualifications
1 20 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 15 (10.00%) Degree
3 14 (9.33%) SC Cleared
4 8 (5.33%) ISEB
5 6 (4.00%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.67%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.67%) PMP
8 1 (0.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.67%) Data Quality
1 7 (4.67%) QA
1 7 (4.67%) SLA
2 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.67%) P3O
System Software
1 10 (6.67%) Docker
2 8 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (4.67%) Ansible
1 7 (4.67%) Puppet
2 4 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.67%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.67%) Control-M
3 1 (0.67%) Kibana
3 1 (0.67%) logstash
3 1 (0.67%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.67%) Salt
3 1 (0.67%) SCCM
3 1 (0.67%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 38 (25.33%) Oracle
2 19 (12.67%) webMethods
3 15 (10.00%) hybris
4 11 (7.33%) BEA
5 10 (6.67%) Informatica
5 10 (6.67%) Pega
6 9 (6.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (5.33%) VMware
8 6 (4.00%) Adobe
8 6 (4.00%) IBM
9 5 (3.33%) SAP
10 4 (2.67%) TIBCO
11 3 (2.00%) Siebel
12 2 (1.33%) Casewise
12 2 (1.33%) Chordiant
12 2 (1.33%) Compuware
12 2 (1.33%) Empirix
12 2 (1.33%) HP
12 2 (1.33%) MicroStrategy
12 2 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
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