The table below looks at the statistics for RUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 42 56 44
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Contract jobs citing RUP 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.93% 0.23% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.29% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £423 £163 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+158.44% -61.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £163 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £163 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £422 £398
% change year-on-year
+0.11% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +77.77%
RUP
South Wales

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
262 347 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 81.11% 80.89% 79.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 291 200
Median daily rate £403 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

RUP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing RUP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 8 December 2016, 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 across the Cardiff region with a requirement for RUP.

1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) RAD
1 3 (100.00%) Siebel
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 3 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) JMeter
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Groovy
1 3 (100.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 3 (100.00%) V-Model
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) The Grinder
2 2 (66.67%) Java

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (100.00%) JMeter
1 3 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (100.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (100.00%) The Grinder
1 3 (100.00%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Test Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) RAD
1 3 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) V-Model
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Groovy
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Siebel
2 1 (33.33%) HP