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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 80 71 71
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing RUP 6 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.54% 0.52% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.66% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £392 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £355 £438
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -18.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.70
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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
866 755 747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.02% 78.73% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 452 398
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £4.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £45.00 £74.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Tivoli
3 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
3 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) DSDM
3 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 4 (57.14%) Puppet
3 4 (57.14%) Cobbler
3 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (57.14%) DevOps
4 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 3 (42.86%) PHP
4 3 (42.86%) MySQL
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) RAD
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
6 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
6 1 (14.29%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) OLAP
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (14.29%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) UAT Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 4 (57.14%) DSDM
3 4 (57.14%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) RAD
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) SOA
5 1 (14.29%) ETL
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Unified Process
5 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) V-Model
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
1 4 (57.14%) Ruby
1 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
2 3 (42.86%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Tivoli
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
1 4 (57.14%) Cobbler
1 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft