The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 78 - 82
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RUP 7 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.50% - 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% - 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Average daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £356 £406
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £27.49 £37.91
% change year-on-year
+67.33% -27.48%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1008 690 911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.54% 70.26% 65.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 341 434
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 51
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.62 £13.30 £13.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.36 £61.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
RUP
North West

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RUP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheadle - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Salford - - - -
RUP
North West

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) C#
1 8 (88.89%) OOD
1 8 (88.89%) Scrum
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
3 6 (66.67%) CMS
3 6 (66.67%) LAMP
3 6 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) Java
3 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (66.67%) Tomcat
3 6 (66.67%) MQSeries
3 6 (66.67%) Java RMI
3 6 (66.67%) J2EE
3 6 (66.67%) MySQL
3 6 (66.67%) Oracle
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (66.67%) WebLogic
3 6 (66.67%) EJB
3 6 (66.67%) CSS
3 6 (66.67%) Struts
3 6 (66.67%) XML
3 6 (66.67%) UML
3 6 (66.67%) OOP
3 6 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
3 6 (66.67%) JBoss
3 6 (66.67%) Spring
3 6 (66.67%) JSF
3 6 (66.67%) Ajax

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 6 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 6 (66.67%) MQSeries
1 6 (66.67%) CMS
1 6 (66.67%) WebSphere
1 6 (66.67%) Escenic
1 6 (66.67%) Adobe CQ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) MySQL
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 6 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 6 (66.67%) Big Data
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Senior Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Programmer
2 6 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Java Programmer
2 6 (66.67%) Senior Java Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Developer Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Senior Programmer
2 6 (66.67%) Senior Java Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) J2EE
2 6 (66.67%) EJB
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 6 (66.67%) Struts
2 6 (66.67%) XML
2 6 (66.67%) Java RMI
2 6 (66.67%) LAMP
2 6 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 6 (66.67%) Spring
2 6 (66.67%) JSF
2 6 (66.67%) Ajax
2 6 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (66.67%) jQuery
2 6 (66.67%) HTML5
2 6 (66.67%) CSS3
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) WCF
3 2 (22.22%) WPF
3 2 (22.22%) WF
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) OOD
1 8 (88.89%) Scrum
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) UML
2 6 (66.67%) OOP
2 6 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
2 6 (66.67%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) DSDM
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) Scala
3 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
1 6 (66.67%) JBoss