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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 103 83 78
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -5
Contract jobs citing RUP 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.31% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.40% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£700 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £34.25 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+27.73% -
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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
1430 1004 883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 77.26% 76.70% 73.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 870 599 469
Average daily rate £388 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 45
Average hourly rate £33.64 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.26% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £38.00 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (50.00%) SOA
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (40.00%) Data Management
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (40.00%) Process Management
2 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (40.00%) Middleware
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (40.00%) Workflow
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (40.00%) Documentum
2 4 (40.00%) UML
2 4 (40.00%) DSDM
2 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) ISEB
3 3 (30.00%) Test Management
3 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Banking

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) Documentum
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (10.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
1 5 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Middleware
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) SOA
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (40.00%) Data Management
2 4 (40.00%) Process Management
2 4 (40.00%) Workflow
2 4 (40.00%) UML
2 4 (40.00%) DSDM
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Management
3 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft