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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 40 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing RUP 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.63% 0.89% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 1.25% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -12.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £355 £410
% change year-on-year
+19.88% -13.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.68 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-40.27% +7.64%
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
228 160 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 71.70% 71.11% 75.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 119 102
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £97.50 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.92% +946.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 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 4 (100.00%) DSDM
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Pair Programming
2 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) JSF
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) XSLT
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Twitter
3 2 (50.00%) Release Management
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (50.00%) Confluence
1 2 (50.00%) FileNet
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) Hudson
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) DbUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (25.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Principal Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
1 3 (75.00%) JSF
1 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) XSLT
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) JRules
3 1 (25.00%) Dojo
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) J2SE
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) EJB
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) DSDM
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Pair Programming
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Release Management
4 1 (25.00%) BPEL
4 1 (25.00%) Unified Process
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) RAD
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Twitter
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) ILOG