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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
England / North West
Rank 132 142 139
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Contract jobs citing RUP 5 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.47% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.57% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 3
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-12.77% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +111.11%

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
2135 3156 2639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.31% 82.29% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1363 1903 1514
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £533 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 144 112
Median hourly rate £42.48 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £16.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

RUP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing RUP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RUP within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +30 3 £425 - 1
Manchester +3 1 - - 5
Merseyside - 1 - -
RUP
England

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for RUP.

1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Waterfall
3 6 (60.00%) Web Services
3 6 (60.00%) RAD
4 5 (50.00%) UML
4 5 (50.00%) WebLogic
4 5 (50.00%) Java
4 5 (50.00%) J2EE
4 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (50.00%) JBoss
4 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
5 4 (40.00%) JSTL
5 4 (40.00%) GlassFish
5 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (40.00%) hybris
5 4 (40.00%) REST
5 4 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (40.00%) Spring
5 4 (40.00%) Validation
5 4 (40.00%) TDD
5 4 (40.00%) SOAP
5 4 (40.00%) OO
5 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
5 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (30.00%) Windows
6 3 (30.00%) Struts
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) PMI

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (50.00%) JBoss
1 5 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (40.00%) GlassFish
2 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Project
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (10.00%) Gradle
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Digital Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) J2EE Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Java Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Domain Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Graduate
3 1 (10.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 5 (50.00%) J2EE
3 4 (40.00%) JSTL
3 4 (40.00%) REST
3 4 (40.00%) SOAP
3 4 (40.00%) Spring
4 3 (30.00%) Struts
5 2 (20.00%) XML
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (10.00%) Ajax
6 1 (10.00%) EJB
6 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
6 1 (10.00%) JMS
6 1 (10.00%) jQuery
6 1 (10.00%) JSP
6 1 (10.00%) Servlets
6 1 (10.00%) Struts2
6 1 (10.00%) WSDL
6 1 (10.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (30.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Waterfall
3 6 (60.00%) RAD
4 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (50.00%) UML
5 4 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (40.00%) OO
5 4 (40.00%) TDD
5 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (40.00%) Validation
6 3 (30.00%) PRINCE
6 3 (30.00%) Project Management
6 3 (30.00%) SDLC
7 2 (20.00%) ITIL
7 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
7 2 (20.00%) Open Source
7 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
7 2 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Groovy
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) hybris
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Chordiant
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Wonderware