The table below looks at the statistics for RUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 91 88 72
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Contract jobs citing RUP 5 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.34% 0.26% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.30% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate £320 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +3.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £347
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +22.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £22.50 £37.68
% change year-on-year
+111.11% -40.27%
RUP
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1242 990 791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.81% 86.61% 81.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 851 715 479
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £12.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.11 £29.80 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

RUP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

RUP Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

RUP
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

RUP Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

RUP
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

RUP Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) Scrum
3 9 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (60.00%) SQL
4 8 (53.33%) Unix
4 8 (53.33%) Linux
4 8 (53.33%) DSDM
4 8 (53.33%) Python
4 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
4 8 (53.33%) Ruby
4 8 (53.33%) Tivoli
4 8 (53.33%) Bash Shell
4 8 (53.33%) Puppet
4 8 (53.33%) Cobbler
4 8 (53.33%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (46.67%) DevOps
6 6 (40.00%) EnterpriseDB
6 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
6 6 (40.00%) Oracle
7 5 (33.33%) Xen
7 5 (33.33%) XenServer
7 5 (33.33%) OpenStack
7 5 (33.33%) CloudStack
7 5 (33.33%) vSphere
8 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
8 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
8 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
8 4 (26.67%) SDLC
9 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (33.33%) CloudStack
1 5 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.67%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Camel
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
1 8 (53.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) Scrum
3 9 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
4 8 (53.33%) DSDM
5 7 (46.67%) DevOps
6 4 (26.67%) SDLC
6 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (20.00%) Coaching
7 3 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
7 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (13.33%) Server Building
9 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Defect Management
9 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
9 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (6.67%) SFIA
9 1 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) Bash Shell
2 8 (53.33%) Python
2 8 (53.33%) Ruby
3 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) vSphere
1 5 (33.33%) Xen
1 5 (33.33%) XenServer
2 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) Cobbler
1 8 (53.33%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (53.33%) Puppet
1 8 (53.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.67%) logstash
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) EnterpriseDB
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle