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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 105 90 80
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -10
Contract jobs citing RUP 2 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.37% 0.081%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.48% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £550 £613 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.20% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £450 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +24.08%
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
1499 1247 914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.55% 76.74% 74.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 760 520
Median daily rate £405 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 32 29
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -17.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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 24 July 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) ClearCase
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Actimize
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Fraud Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) Coaching
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Puppet
4 1 (25.00%) Cobbler
4 1 (25.00%) OpenStack

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 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) CloudStack
2 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Senior DevOps Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Coaching
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Fraud Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) DSDM
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) RAD
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
1 1 (25.00%) Xen
1 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cobbler
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Actimize
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) EnterpriseDB