The table below looks at the statistics for RUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 56 49 43
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing RUP 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.16% 0.33% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.48% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £359 £438
% change year-on-year
+11.07% -17.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £34.22
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +16.90%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
405 419 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 64.39% 68.91% 65.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 255 144
Average daily rate £375 £340 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 14
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

RUP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

RUP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

RUP
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

RUP Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

RUP
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) DTS
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Data Conversion
1 1 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Master Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Metadata Management

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) DTS
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Conversion
1 1 (100.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Master Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) VB6