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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 58 63 64
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing RUP 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.77% 0.16% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.23% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £355 £401
% change year-on-year
+19.88% -11.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.68 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-40.27% +7.64%
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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
482 434 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.81% 69.66% 70.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 224 316
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 21
Average hourly rate £33.50 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £118.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 28 January 2015, 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 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Open Source
2 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
3 4 (44.44%) DSDM
4 3 (33.33%) Change Management
4 3 (33.33%) PMI
4 3 (33.33%) PMI Certification
4 3 (33.33%) Six Sigma
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 3 (33.33%) APMP
4 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 3 (33.33%) Change Control
4 3 (33.33%) PDCA
4 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
4 3 (33.33%) Resource Management
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Data Security
5 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 2 (22.22%) User Experience
6 1 (11.11%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 1 (11.11%) Workflow

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (11.11%) Liferay
1 1 (11.11%) Apache ServiceMix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) OLAP
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (11.11%) JasperReports
1 1 (11.11%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XML Schema
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) JSP
1 1 (11.11%) Struts
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) DHTML
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
1 1 (11.11%) Spring
1 1 (11.11%) JSF
1 1 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (11.11%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Open Source
2 3 (33.33%) PMI
3 2 (22.22%) User Experience
4 1 (11.11%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
3 4 (44.44%) DSDM
4 3 (33.33%) Change Management
4 3 (33.33%) Six Sigma
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 3 (33.33%) Change Control
4 3 (33.33%) PDCA
4 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
4 3 (33.33%) Resource Management
5 2 (22.22%) Data Security
5 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 3 (33.33%) APMP
3 1 (11.11%) CTC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle