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 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank - 147 129
Contract jobs citing RUP 0 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.27% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £613 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
RUP
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
2969 3005 2249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.43% 78.34% 74.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1849 1784 1215
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £275 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 124 105
Median hourly rate £23.50 £40.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.25% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £58.63 £47.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 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 North West region with a requirement for RUP.

1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) WebSphere
2 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 10 (90.91%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) ClearCase
2 10 (90.91%) SDLC
3 9 (81.82%) Finance
3 9 (81.82%) IBM
3 9 (81.82%) Service Management
4 8 (72.73%) CMMI
4 8 (72.73%) COBOL
4 8 (72.73%) Hibernate
4 8 (72.73%) Subversion
4 8 (72.73%) JMS
4 8 (72.73%) Chordiant
4 8 (72.73%) WSDL
4 8 (72.73%) PMI
4 8 (72.73%) PMI Certification
4 8 (72.73%) CICS
4 8 (72.73%) Assembly Language
4 8 (72.73%) PRINCE
4 8 (72.73%) Project Management
4 8 (72.73%) Mainframe
4 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
4 8 (72.73%) SQL
4 8 (72.73%) J2EE
4 8 (72.73%) PRINCE2
4 8 (72.73%) JBoss
4 8 (72.73%) DB2
4 8 (72.73%) WebLogic

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 10 (90.91%) WebSphere
2 8 (72.73%) CICS
2 8 (72.73%) JBoss
2 8 (72.73%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) DB2
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) ClearCase
2 8 (72.73%) Subversion
3 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 2 (18.18%) JIRA
4 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Designer
2 3 (27.27%) Solutions Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) EJB
1 8 (72.73%) Hibernate
1 8 (72.73%) J2EE
1 8 (72.73%) JMS
1 8 (72.73%) JSP
1 8 (72.73%) Servlets
1 8 (72.73%) Struts
1 8 (72.73%) Web Services
1 8 (72.73%) WSDL
1 8 (72.73%) XML
1 8 (72.73%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Mainframe
1 8 (72.73%) PMI
2 7 (63.64%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) CMDB
4 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) SDLC
3 9 (81.82%) Service Management
4 8 (72.73%) Agile Project Management
4 8 (72.73%) CMMI
4 8 (72.73%) PRINCE
4 8 (72.73%) PRINCE2
4 8 (72.73%) Project Management
4 8 (72.73%) Waterfall
5 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
5 5 (45.45%) BDD
5 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (45.45%) TDD
6 2 (18.18%) Change Management
6 2 (18.18%) Coaching
6 2 (18.18%) Fraud Modelling
6 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 2 (18.18%) SOA
6 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) Assembly Language
2 8 (72.73%) COBOL
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) PMI Certification
2 5 (45.45%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 9 (81.82%) IBM
3 8 (72.73%) Chordiant
4 5 (45.45%) Sun
5 2 (18.18%) Actimize