The table below looks at the statistics for RUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 71 - 79
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RUP 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.47% - 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% - 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
653 343 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.20% 71.76% 71.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 157 338
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 33
Average hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +46.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

RUP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

RUP Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

RUP
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

RUP Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

RUP
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RUP across the Hertfordshire region.

RUP Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (60.00%) PMI
1 3 (60.00%) PMI Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
1 3 (60.00%) Resource Management
1 3 (60.00%) Programme Management
1 3 (60.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) APMP
1 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (60.00%) Change Control
1 3 (60.00%) PDCA
2 2 (40.00%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) GIS
2 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Liferay
2 2 (40.00%) Struts2
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (40.00%) Spring

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (40.00%) Apache ServiceMix
1 2 (40.00%) Liferay
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) JasperReports
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Struts2
1 2 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) JSF
1 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (40.00%) XML Schema
1 2 (40.00%) DHTML
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) JSP
1 2 (40.00%) Struts
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) PMI
2 2 (40.00%) GIS
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
1 3 (60.00%) Resource Management
1 3 (60.00%) Programme Management
1 3 (60.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (60.00%) Change Control
1 3 (60.00%) PDCA
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) PMI Certification
1 3 (60.00%) APMP
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle