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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 79 59 75
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +16
Contract jobs citing RUP 1 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.096% 2.06% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 2.68% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 5
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£220 £340 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £39.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -11.40%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
824 671 805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 79.15% 76.77% 72.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 373 483
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 12
Average hourly rate £13.00 £38.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.78% +153.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £29.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £45.00 £57.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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
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 1 August 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 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Web Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) V-Model
2 2 (50.00%) RAD
2 2 (50.00%) Unified Process
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Maven
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) ReSharper
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Siebel
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Rational Rose
3 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Code Coverage
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Confluence
3 1 (25.00%) FindBugs
3 1 (25.00%) dotCover
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) ReSharper
1 1 (25.00%) Rational Rose
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) FindBugs
1 1 (25.00%) dotCover
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Siebel Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Development Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Manager
3 1 (25.00%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) UAT Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Application Development Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Web Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) V-Model
2 2 (50.00%) RAD
2 2 (50.00%) Unified Process
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Code Coverage
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Siebel
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Pega
1 1 (25.00%) Perforce