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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 102 90 82
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Contract jobs citing RUP 3 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.17% 0.36% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.48% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate £550 £456 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.04%
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
1481 1262 1032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.55% 76.53% 75.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 677 541
Average daily rate £400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 29 39
Average hourly rate £18.49 £15.50 £17.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.30% -10.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £12.00 £11.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

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 April 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) Scrum
3 11 (73.33%) Linux
4 10 (66.67%) Configuration Management
4 10 (66.67%) DevOps
5 9 (60.00%) Tivoli
5 9 (60.00%) Unix
5 9 (60.00%) DSDM
5 9 (60.00%) Python
5 9 (60.00%) Ruby
5 9 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (60.00%) Bash Shell
5 9 (60.00%) Puppet
5 9 (60.00%) Cobbler
5 9 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (53.33%) Oracle
6 8 (53.33%) Shell Script
7 6 (40.00%) SQL
7 6 (40.00%) OpenStack
7 6 (40.00%) vSphere
7 6 (40.00%) XenServer
7 6 (40.00%) EnterpriseDB
7 6 (40.00%) Xen
7 6 (40.00%) CloudStack
8 3 (20.00%) Finance
8 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
9 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
9 2 (13.33%) Server Building
9 2 (13.33%) SDLC

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 6 (40.00%) CloudStack
1 6 (40.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) ClearCase
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Platform Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Security Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Security Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 9 (60.00%) Unix
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) Scrum
3 10 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 10 (66.67%) DevOps
4 9 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (60.00%) DSDM
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) Coaching
5 2 (13.33%) Fraud Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) Server Building
5 2 (13.33%) SOA
5 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) User Stories
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Bash Shell
1 9 (60.00%) Python
1 9 (60.00%) Ruby
2 8 (53.33%) Shell Script
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) vSphere
1 6 (40.00%) Xen
1 6 (40.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) Cobbler
1 9 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (60.00%) Puppet
1 9 (60.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) EnterpriseDB
3 2 (13.33%) Actimize
3 2 (13.33%) IBM