The first table below looks at the demand for RUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Milton Keynes 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 70 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing RUP 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.11% 0.84% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 1.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate
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£380 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £394 £370
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +6.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -11.40%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
674 512 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 75.22% 71.81% 67.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 283 208
Average daily rate £375 £370 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +9.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 20
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.82 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.16% -4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.90 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.50 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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RUP
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RUP across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

RUP Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

RUP
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RUP across the Milton Keynes region.

RUP Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

RUP
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) ClearQuest
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) ClearQuest
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM