The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Leeds 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 79 57 60
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +3
Contract jobs citing RUP 3 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.26% 0.92% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 1.21% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Average daily rate £405 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +30.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £406
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -13.84%
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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
919 579 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.35% 75.69% 71.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 310 371
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £434 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 17
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £12.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £24.10 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
RUP
West Yorkshire

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 6 (54.55%) SQL
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
1 6 (54.55%) C#
1 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
1 6 (54.55%) MVC
1 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (45.45%) JIRA
2 5 (45.45%) DSDM
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) UNIX
3 4 (36.36%) UML
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) WCF
4 3 (27.27%) WPF
4 3 (27.27%) Ajax
4 3 (27.27%) CMMI
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
4 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
4 3 (27.27%) NHibernate
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) WinForms
4 3 (27.27%) Perforce
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) CSS
4 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) Confluence
3 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) JIRA
2 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) FindBugs
3 1 (9.09%) dotCover
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) ReSharper
3 1 (9.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (9.09%) Maven
3 1 (9.09%) Rational Rose
3 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Team Leader
1 3 (27.27%) Development Team Leader
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Team Leader
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Development Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Application Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Siebel Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
1 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
1 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (36.36%) WCF
3 3 (27.27%) WPF
3 3 (27.27%) Ajax
3 3 (27.27%) NHibernate
3 3 (27.27%) WinForms
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) XHTML
4 2 (18.18%) Middleware
4 2 (18.18%) REST
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 1 (9.09%) Spring
5 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) MVC
2 5 (45.45%) DSDM
3 4 (36.36%) UML
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) CMMI
4 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
4 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 3 (27.27%) Six Sigma
4 3 (27.27%) CRM
5 2 (18.18%) OOD
5 2 (18.18%) SOA
5 2 (18.18%) OO
5 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
1 6 (54.55%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) XenServer
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
1 1 (9.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cobbler
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) Perforce
4 1 (9.09%) Pega
4 1 (9.09%) EnterpriseDB
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Siebel