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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 38 59 34
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -25
Contract jobs citing RUP 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.60% 0.23% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.26% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £198 £163 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.80% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-12.77% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +111.11%

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
282 383 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 84.94% 89.28% 74.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 290 158
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £265 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 9
Median hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% -42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £14.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £47.00 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

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 26 February 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Rational Performance Tester
3 3 (60.00%) V-Model
3 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (60.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) Selenium
3 3 (60.00%) Groovy
3 3 (60.00%) J2EE
3 3 (60.00%) SOAP
3 3 (60.00%) ISEB
3 3 (60.00%) WinRunner
3 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
3 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
3 3 (60.00%) C
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (60.00%) RAD
3 3 (60.00%) Siebel
3 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (60.00%) JMeter
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (60.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) The Grinder

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (60.00%) JMeter
1 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (60.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (60.00%) The Grinder
1 3 (60.00%) WinRunner
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Test Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Test Architect
3 1 (20.00%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) UAT Lead
3 1 (20.00%) UAT Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) UAT Test Lead
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) J2EE
1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (60.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) RAD
3 3 (60.00%) V-Model
3 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Microservices
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) Groovy
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Siebel
2 1 (20.00%) HP
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