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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 95 88 82
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing RUP 10 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.55% 0.071% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.091% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £325 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £347
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +22.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £22.50 £37.68
% change year-on-year
+111.11% -40.27%
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
1490 1098 877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.82% 77.43% 75.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 879 668 468
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 31 33
Average hourly rate £29.50 £17.50 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.57% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £10.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £48.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 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 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Scrum
3 9 (56.25%) Ruby
3 9 (56.25%) Unix
3 9 (56.25%) Linux
3 9 (56.25%) DSDM
3 9 (56.25%) Python
3 9 (56.25%) Tivoli
3 9 (56.25%) Configuration Management
3 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (56.25%) Bash Shell
3 9 (56.25%) Puppet
3 9 (56.25%) Cobbler
3 9 (56.25%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (56.25%) DevOps
4 6 (37.50%) CloudStack
4 6 (37.50%) OpenStack
4 6 (37.50%) vSphere
4 6 (37.50%) Xen
4 6 (37.50%) XenServer
4 6 (37.50%) EnterpriseDB
4 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) Oracle
5 5 (31.25%) Banking
5 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 5 (31.25%) Migration
5 5 (31.25%) Data Architecture
5 5 (31.25%) Waterfall
6 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 (37.50%) CloudStack
1 6 (37.50%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
General
1 5 (31.25%) Banking
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Platform Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (12.50%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Applications Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Integration Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) CSS
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
1 9 (56.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Scrum
3 9 (56.25%) Configuration Management
3 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (56.25%) DevOps
3 9 (56.25%) DSDM
4 5 (31.25%) Data Architecture
4 5 (31.25%) Migration
4 5 (31.25%) Waterfall
5 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE
6 2 (12.50%) Server Building
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) User Stories
7 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Competitor Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Project Management
7 1 (6.25%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Bash Shell
1 9 (56.25%) Python
1 9 (56.25%) Ruby
2 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) vSphere
1 6 (37.50%) Xen
1 6 (37.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) Cobbler
1 9 (56.25%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (56.25%) Puppet
1 9 (56.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) EnterpriseDB
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle