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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 44 38 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing RUP 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.52% 1.05% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 1.49% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
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£438 £270 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.57% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.90
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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 Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
294 201 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 76.36% 70.28% 71.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 139 110
Average daily rate £350 £340 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £9.50 £17.67 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.22% +7.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £16.04 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £19.17 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

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 23 October 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) DSDM
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Pair Programming
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) JSF
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) FileNet
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Confluence
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 (66.67%) FileNet
1 2 (66.67%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Hudson
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) JSF
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSLT
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) DSDM
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Pair Programming
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) RAD
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Process
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) HL7
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Twitter