The table below looks at the statistics for RUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
North West / Manchester
Rank 89 91 89
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing RUP 1 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.072% 0.73% 0.073%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.086% 0.88% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £43.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +94.44%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1157 1587 1058
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.88% 82.31% 76.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 925 652
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 36 32
Median hourly rate £29.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.63 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

RUP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing RUP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

RUP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

RUP
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

RUP Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RUP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for RUP.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) Broadband
3 3 (60.00%) PRINCE
3 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 3 (60.00%) Competitor Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) User Stories
3 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Use Case
4 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) UML
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) Workflow
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) Unified Process
5 1 (20.00%) Retail

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Broadband
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Web Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Web Applications Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Web Applications Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Web Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Delivery Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Development Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Development Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Delivery Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Competitor Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) PRINCE
3 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) User Stories
4 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (40.00%) Use Case
4 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) UML
5 1 (20.00%) Unified Process
5 1 (20.00%) Workflow
5 1 (20.00%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Wonderware