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 24 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)
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 546 539 506
Rank change year-on-year -7 -33  
Contract jobs citing RUP 55 105 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.20% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.23% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 57 85
Median daily rate £550 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.02% +4.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £374 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £624 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +27.77% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39081 44816 45249
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.35% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 25486 29721 28985
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1041 1082 1268
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RUP in the UK

RUP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RUP in the UK

RUP
Top 22 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 24 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
England +1 53 £550 +17.02% 27
London +22 30 £513 -2.38% 4
West Midlands +11 12 £575 +27.77% 2
Telford +8 11 £575 +45.56% 1
Shropshire +7 11 £575 +45.56% 1
South West +8 4 £525 -
City of London - 4 £525 -
Scotland +44 2 - -
South East +14 2 £430 +19.44% 6
Hemel Hempstead +7 2 - -
Glasgow +3 2 - -
Hertfordshire -1 2 - -
East of England -17 2 - - 1
Bristol - 2 £525 -
Leeds +19 1 - - 6
West Yorkshire +17 1 - - 6
Yorkshire +10 1 - - 6
Croydon +1 1 - -
Plymouth - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £430 - 2
Devon - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £430 - 2

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for RUP.

1 105 (84.68%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (45.16%) Waterfall
3 55 (44.35%) Scrum
4 40 (32.26%) Java
5 38 (30.65%) Project Management
6 37 (29.84%) ITIL
7 33 (26.61%) SQL
8 31 (25.00%) Service Delivery
9 29 (23.39%) DSDM
10 28 (22.58%) UML
11 26 (20.97%) TDD
12 25 (20.16%) Finance
13 24 (19.35%) Technical Architecture
13 24 (19.35%) OO
13 24 (19.35%) RAD
13 24 (19.35%) J2EE
13 24 (19.35%) WebLogic
14 23 (18.55%) Security Cleared
15 22 (17.74%) Oracle
15 22 (17.74%) Spring
16 21 (16.94%) SDLC
17 19 (15.32%) Agile Project Management
17 19 (15.32%) SC Cleared
18 18 (14.52%) MAPM
18 18 (14.52%) Programme Management
19 17 (13.71%) Business Intelligence
19 17 (13.71%) Business Analysis
20 16 (12.90%) Web Services
20 16 (12.90%) PRINCE2
20 16 (12.90%) Work Breakdown Structure

RUP
Co-occurring 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 24 (19.35%) WebLogic
2 15 (12.10%) WebSphere
3 14 (11.29%) JBoss
4 11 (8.87%) GlassFish
4 11 (8.87%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.03%) Confluence
6 4 (3.23%) Apache Spark
6 4 (3.23%) Documentum
6 4 (3.23%) SAS
7 2 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.61%) NServiceBus
7 2 (1.61%) SAP Portal
7 2 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.61%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) SAP PSCD
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.26%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.42%) GitHub
2 3 (2.42%) IaaS
3 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.61%) PaaS
4 1 (0.81%) iPaaS
4 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) Network Security
1 1 (0.81%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.68%) Relational Database
2 11 (8.87%) Pentaho
3 9 (7.26%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (6.45%) SQL Server
5 7 (5.65%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 7 (5.65%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (5.65%) Hadoop
5 7 (5.65%) Oracle Database
5 7 (5.65%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (5.65%) Oracle9i Database
5 7 (5.65%) SAP Data Services
6 6 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (4.84%) DB2
7 5 (4.03%) Big Data
7 5 (4.03%) Oracle OWB
8 4 (3.23%) Apache Hive
9 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (6.45%) ClearCase
1 8 (6.45%) JIRA
2 7 (5.65%) CA Gen
3 5 (4.03%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.23%) ClearQuest
4 4 (3.23%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.42%) Subversion
6 2 (1.61%) Ant
6 2 (1.61%) ERwin
6 2 (1.61%) Gradle
6 2 (1.61%) PowerBuilder
6 2 (1.61%) Toad
6 2 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.81%) Maven
7 1 (0.81%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.81%) PowerDesigner
7 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.81%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (0.81%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.81%) XMLSpy
General
1 25 (20.16%) Finance
2 14 (11.29%) Banking
3 4 (3.23%) Retail
4 3 (2.42%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.42%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Automotive
6 1 (0.81%) Billing
6 1 (0.81%) Electronics
6 1 (0.81%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.81%) Marketing
6 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (33.87%) Developer
2 23 (18.55%) Architect
3 18 (14.52%) Analyst
4 16 (12.90%) Delivery Manager
5 15 (12.10%) Business Analyst
5 15 (12.10%) Java Developer
6 11 (8.87%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (8.06%) ETL Developer
7 10 (8.06%) Hybris Developer
8 9 (7.26%) Java Web Developer
8 9 (7.26%) Web Developer
9 8 (6.45%) Digital Analyst
9 8 (6.45%) Digital Business Analyst
9 8 (6.45%) Pentaho Developer
9 8 (6.45%) Software Engineer
10 7 (5.65%) Applications Manager
10 7 (5.65%) Test Manager
11 6 (4.84%) Infrastructure Architect
11 6 (4.84%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 6 (4.84%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (19.35%) J2EE
2 22 (17.74%) Spring
3 16 (12.90%) Web Services
4 13 (10.48%) Hibernate
4 13 (10.48%) SOAP
4 13 (10.48%) Struts
5 12 (9.68%) JSTL
5 12 (9.68%) REST
6 6 (4.84%) Middleware
6 6 (4.84%) XML
7 4 (3.23%) .NET
8 3 (2.42%) Ajax
8 3 (2.42%) Entity Framework
8 3 (2.42%) jQuery
8 3 (2.42%) JSP
9 2 (1.61%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.61%) EJB
9 2 (1.61%) Java EE
9 2 (1.61%) Servlets
9 2 (1.61%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.87%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.23%) PMI
4 3 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.61%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.61%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.61%) Fintech
5 2 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.61%) User Experience
6 1 (0.81%) DataPower
6 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.81%) Frameworx
6 1 (0.81%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.81%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.81%) NHS
6 1 (0.81%) PKI
6 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.10%) Unix
2 13 (10.48%) Windows
3 6 (4.84%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.42%) Linux
5 1 (0.81%) Android
5 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.81%) Solaris
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (84.68%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (45.16%) Waterfall
3 55 (44.35%) Scrum
4 38 (30.65%) Project Management
5 37 (29.84%) ITIL
6 31 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 29 (23.39%) DSDM
8 28 (22.58%) UML
9 26 (20.97%) TDD
10 24 (19.35%) OO
10 24 (19.35%) RAD
10 24 (19.35%) Technical Architecture
11 21 (16.94%) SDLC
12 19 (15.32%) Agile Project Management
13 18 (14.52%) Programme Management
14 17 (13.71%) Business Analysis
14 17 (13.71%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (12.90%) PRINCE2
15 16 (12.90%) Work Breakdown Structure
16 15 (12.10%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 40 (32.26%) Java
2 33 (26.61%) SQL
3 13 (10.48%) PL/SQL
4 12 (9.68%) Shell Script
5 10 (8.06%) Perl
6 6 (4.84%) C#
7 5 (4.03%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.23%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.61%) ABAP
9 2 (1.61%) C
9 2 (1.61%) C++
9 2 (1.61%) Groovy
9 2 (1.61%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.61%) PHP
9 2 (1.61%) Python
9 2 (1.61%) R
10 1 (0.81%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 23 (18.55%) Security Cleared
2 19 (15.32%) SC Cleared
3 18 (14.52%) MAPM
4 13 (10.48%) Degree
5 6 (4.84%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.61%) ISEB
6 2 (1.61%) PMP
6 2 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.23%) SLA
2 3 (2.42%) QA
3 2 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.81%) BS7799
4 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.81%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (8.87%) Docker
2 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Ansible
1 1 (0.81%) Cobbler
1 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.81%) Puppet
1 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (0.81%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 22 (17.74%) Oracle
2 13 (10.48%) webMethods
3 11 (8.87%) BEA
3 11 (8.87%) Informatica
3 11 (8.87%) Pega
4 10 (8.06%) hybris
5 4 (3.23%) Cloudera
5 4 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.23%) SAP
6 2 (1.61%) Adobe
6 2 (1.61%) Chordiant
6 2 (1.61%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.81%) HP
7 1 (0.81%) IBM
7 1 (0.81%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.81%) Perforce
7 1 (0.81%) Wonderware
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