The table below looks at the statistics for RUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 32 37 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing RUP 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.07% 0.66% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 0.85% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£160 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% -12.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £323 £375
% change year-on-year
+31.78% -14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.35 -
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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 Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
206 234 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 73.57% 76.72% 71.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 173 77
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 6
Average hourly rate £18.90 £97.50 £11.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.61% +754.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £19.00 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £105.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

RUP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

RUP Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

RUP
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

RUP Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) DSDM
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) SOAP
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Spring
4 3 (42.86%) JSF
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming
4 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) XSLT
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) J2EE
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
5 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 2 (28.57%) Twitter
5 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 2 (28.57%) Confluence
1 2 (28.57%) FileNet
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (14.29%) JBoss
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (28.57%) Hudson
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 1 (14.29%) DbUnit
General
1 1 (14.29%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Principal Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) SOAP
1 4 (57.14%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) Spring
2 3 (42.86%) JSF
2 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
2 3 (42.86%) XSLT
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) J2EE
2 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
3 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) Dojo
4 1 (14.29%) JRules
4 1 (14.29%) EJB
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) Middleware
4 1 (14.29%) XHTML
4 1 (14.29%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) DSDM
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 2 (28.57%) RAD
4 2 (28.57%) UML
4 2 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) Unified Process
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Release Management
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) C
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) HL7
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Twitter
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) ILOG