The table below looks at the statistics for RUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 87 - 81
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RUP 4 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.28% - 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% - 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£350 - £375
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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1034 813 895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.41% 74.59% 69.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 415 424
Average daily rate £350 £348 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +3.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 40 50
Average hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.63 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £33.00 £82.50
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 Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RUP across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 8 (100.00%) Project Management
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 8 (100.00%) Use Case
1 8 (100.00%) User Stories
1 8 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 8 (100.00%) Project Management
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 8 (100.00%) Use Case
1 8 (100.00%) User Stories