The table below looks at the statistics for RUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 80 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing RUP 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.34% 0.080% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£485 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.41 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +36.04%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1127 906 577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.41% 72.83% 71.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 532 268
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 2
Average hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -64.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

RUP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

RUP Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

RUP
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

RUP Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

RUP
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) JBoss
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) Change Management
1 5 (100.00%) BPMN
2 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (100.00%) JBoss
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 5 (100.00%) Support Manager
1 5 (100.00%) Applications Support Manager
1 5 (100.00%) Applications Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Change Management
1 5 (100.00%) BPMN
2 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat