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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 74 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing RUP 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.17% 0.18% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £25.70
% change year-on-year
-8.53% +59.53%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
897 810 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.44% 71.87% 67.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 385 349
Average daily rate £400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £280 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 20
Average hourly rate £15.77 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £34.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (50.00%) PKI
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) RAD
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) CMS
2 2 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (50.00%) Unified Process

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (50.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
General
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Security Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Designer
1 2 (50.00%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 2 (50.00%) PKI
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (50.00%) Device Driver
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (50.00%) RAD
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL