The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 69 60 72
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Contract jobs citing RUP 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.13% 0.46% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.60% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate £450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £356 £406
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £27.49 £37.91
% change year-on-year
+67.33% -27.48%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
558 503 645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 70.99% 77.50% 68.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 268 308
Average daily rate £413 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £261 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 59
Average hourly rate £32.50 £16.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.12% -54.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.15 £36.15 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
RUP
East of England

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 16 April 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 1 (100.00%) DHTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) Struts
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) JSF
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) JasperReports
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Liferay
1 1 (100.00%) Apache ServiceMix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) DHTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) Struts
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) JSF
1 1 (100.00%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle