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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 121 122 130
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing RUP 2 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.079% 0.22% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.31% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate £370 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £423 £347
% change year-on-year
+6.27% +22.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £22.50 £37.68
% change year-on-year
+111.11% -40.27%
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
1988 1966 1977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.55% 73.17% 75.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1047 1000 1019
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 36 58
Average hourly rate £16.09 £27.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.49% +71.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £127.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Reading -8 2 £370 -7.50%
RUP
South East

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (50.00%) UML
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (33.33%) Korn
3 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) sed
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) AWK
3 2 (33.33%) Ab Initio
4 1 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) DB2
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) RAD
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) HTTP
4 1 (16.67%) IBM

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Business Architect
3 2 (33.33%) TOGAF Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) TOGAF Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
4 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Designer
4 1 (16.67%) Production Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Designer
4 1 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Unix Support
4 1 (16.67%) Unix Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) RAD
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) AWK
1 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (33.33%) Korn
1 2 (33.33%) sed
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Ab Initio
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle