The table below looks at the statistics for RUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 120 131 117
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Contract jobs citing RUP 5 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.17% 0.035% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.048% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 6
Average daily rate
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£450 - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £356
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £46.00 £27.49
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +67.33%
RUP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2030 2103 1723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.36% 72.97% 69.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1086 1086 694
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 48 57
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -27.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £167.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

RUP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RUP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

RUP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

RUP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

RUP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

RUP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

RUP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

RUP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RUP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 3 £450 -
Reading - - - -
RUP
South East

RUP
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing RUP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RUP.

1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
2 7 (63.64%) Technical Architecture
2 7 (63.64%) RAD
3 4 (36.36%) SOAP
3 4 (36.36%) XML
3 4 (36.36%) FTP
3 4 (36.36%) JSON
4 3 (27.27%) SOA
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) webMethods
5 2 (18.18%) Workflow
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) FileNet
6 1 (9.09%) Content Management
6 1 (9.09%) Document Management
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 1 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (9.09%) Alfresco
6 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
6 1 (9.09%) Java
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (9.09%) UML
6 1 (9.09%) Documentum
6 1 (9.09%) CRM
6 1 (9.09%) EAI

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing RUP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RUP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Documentum
1 1 (9.09%) FileNet
1 1 (9.09%) Alfresco
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) FTP
General
1 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Solutions Designer
1 7 (63.64%) Designer
2 4 (36.36%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Designer
4 1 (9.09%) webMethods Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) SOAP
1 4 (36.36%) XML
1 4 (36.36%) JSON
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) RAD
2 7 (63.64%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) SOA
4 2 (18.18%) Workflow
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (9.09%) UML
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) EAI
5 1 (9.09%) Content Management
5 1 (9.09%) Document Management
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) webMethods