The table below looks at the statistics for RUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 136 130 125
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing RUP 8 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.11% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.15% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
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£350 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.90
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2343 2050 2093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.66% 72.95% 65.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1362 992 1067
Average daily rate £375 £333 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £490 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 128 89
Average hourly rate £31.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.77% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £13.67 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £44.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

RUP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

RUP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

RUP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

RUP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

RUP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RUP across the North West region.

RUP Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

RUP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RUP within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 October 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -8 6 £350 -
Cheshire - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 2
RUP
England

RUP
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 11 (91.67%) Project Management
1 11 (91.67%) Scrum
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) PRINCE
2 7 (58.33%) CSS
2 7 (58.33%) XML
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) Requirements Management
2 7 (58.33%) Use Case
2 7 (58.33%) User Stories
2 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (41.67%) PMI Certification
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (33.33%) PMP
4 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) Banking
4 4 (33.33%) Supplier Management
4 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (8.33%) SSADM
5 1 (8.33%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) PMI
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) CMMI

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Business Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Manager
3 4 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) CSS
1 7 (58.33%) XML
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Project Management
1 11 (91.67%) Scrum
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) PRINCE
2 7 (58.33%) Requirements Management
2 7 (58.33%) Use Case
2 7 (58.33%) User Stories
3 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (33.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (8.33%) SSADM
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) CMMI
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) PMI Certification
2 4 (33.33%) PMP
2 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
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