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 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 100 83 78
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Contract jobs citing RUP 3 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.47% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.62% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £550 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £327
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +33.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.23%
RUP
North West

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
1479 1126 900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.69% 75.37% 72.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 888 616 457
Median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 33 39
Median hourly rate £34.25 £15.98 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.39% -11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.70 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 26 May 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Scrum
2 11 (84.62%) Linux
3 10 (76.92%) Configuration Management
3 10 (76.92%) DevOps
4 9 (69.23%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (69.23%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (69.23%) Bash Shell
4 9 (69.23%) Puppet
4 9 (69.23%) Cobbler
4 9 (69.23%) DSDM
4 9 (69.23%) Python
4 9 (69.23%) Unix
4 9 (69.23%) Tivoli
4 9 (69.23%) Ruby
5 8 (61.54%) Shell Script
5 8 (61.54%) Oracle
6 6 (46.15%) SQL
6 6 (46.15%) OpenStack
6 6 (46.15%) vSphere
6 6 (46.15%) XenServer
6 6 (46.15%) EnterpriseDB
6 6 (46.15%) Xen
6 6 (46.15%) CloudStack
7 3 (23.08%) Finance
8 2 (15.38%) Change Management
8 2 (15.38%) Actimize
8 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
8 2 (15.38%) Web Services
8 2 (15.38%) Java

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (46.15%) CloudStack
1 6 (46.15%) OpenStack
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) ClearCase
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Platform Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Security Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Security Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) Unix
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Scrum
3 10 (76.92%) Configuration Management
3 10 (76.92%) DevOps
4 9 (69.23%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (69.23%) DSDM
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Coaching
5 2 (15.38%) Fraud Modelling
5 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 2 (15.38%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) Server Building
5 2 (15.38%) SOA
5 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
6 1 (7.69%) Service Management
6 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
6 1 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Bash Shell
1 9 (69.23%) Python
1 9 (69.23%) Ruby
2 8 (61.54%) Shell Script
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) vSphere
1 6 (46.15%) Xen
1 6 (46.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) Cobbler
1 9 (69.23%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (69.23%) Puppet
1 9 (69.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) EnterpriseDB
3 2 (15.38%) Actimize
3 2 (15.38%) IBM