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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 89 85 64
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -21
Contract jobs citing RUP 5 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.37% 0.26% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.33% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Average daily rate
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£550 £405 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.80% +15.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £46.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +67.27%
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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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1121 923 586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.91% 80.12% 77.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 770 628 321
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% +60.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £110.00 £22.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RUP across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

RUP Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 April 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Ruby
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) SOA
4 4 (40.00%) Python
4 4 (40.00%) C#
4 4 (40.00%) .NET
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (40.00%) MVC
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (30.00%) Puppet
5 3 (30.00%) REST
5 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (30.00%) Cobbler
5 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (30.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) DSDM
5 3 (30.00%) Tivoli
5 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) OO
6 2 (20.00%) XML
6 2 (20.00%) C++

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) OLAP
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (30.00%) REST
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) Struts
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (20.00%) Spring
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (20.00%) NHibernate
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (20.00%) JSON
3 2 (20.00%) Spring MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (20.00%) Backbone.js
3 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (20.00%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
2 5 (50.00%) SOA
3 4 (40.00%) MVC
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (30.00%) DSDM
5 2 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) CMMI
5 2 (20.00%) Web Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (10.00%) People Management
6 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) UML
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Ruby
2 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) C++
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Xen
1 1 (10.00%) XenServer
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (30.00%) Puppet
1 3 (30.00%) Cobbler
1 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Perforce
2 1 (10.00%) EnterpriseDB
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle