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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 131 127 132
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing RUP 6 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.17% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.23% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 8
Average daily rate
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- £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £25.70
% change year-on-year
-8.53% +59.53%
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
2315 2130 2193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 72.80% 72.01% 65.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1330 1081 1163
Average daily rate £375 £330 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 115 106
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.54 £26.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.09% -13.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £50.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 - - 2
Cheshire - - - -
RUP
England

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 13 (92.86%) Scrum
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) HTML
2 11 (78.57%) CSS
2 11 (78.57%) XML
3 8 (57.14%) Project Management
3 8 (57.14%) Finance
4 6 (42.86%) Requirements Management
4 6 (42.86%) Use Case
4 6 (42.86%) User Stories
4 6 (42.86%) PRINCE
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle
4 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 5 (35.71%) WebLogic
5 5 (35.71%) EJB
5 5 (35.71%) Java
5 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 5 (35.71%) .NET
5 5 (35.71%) J2EE
5 5 (35.71%) MySQL
5 5 (35.71%) Struts
5 5 (35.71%) UML
5 5 (35.71%) OOP
5 5 (35.71%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (35.71%) JBoss
5 5 (35.71%) C#
5 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
5 5 (35.71%) MQSeries
5 5 (35.71%) Java RMI

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) WebLogic
1 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
1 5 (35.71%) MQSeries
1 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
1 5 (35.71%) Escenic
1 5 (35.71%) Adobe CQ
1 5 (35.71%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
1 5 (35.71%) MySQL
1 5 (35.71%) Hadoop
1 5 (35.71%) Big Data
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Business Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Programmer
2 5 (35.71%) Java Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Java Programmer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Java Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Developer Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Programmer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Java Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) HTML
1 11 (78.57%) CSS
1 11 (78.57%) XML
2 5 (35.71%) EJB
2 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) J2EE
2 5 (35.71%) Struts
2 5 (35.71%) Java RMI
2 5 (35.71%) jQuery
2 5 (35.71%) Ajax
2 5 (35.71%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (35.71%) HTML5
2 5 (35.71%) CSS3
2 5 (35.71%) LAMP
2 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
2 5 (35.71%) Spring
2 5 (35.71%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Scrum
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Project Management
3 6 (42.86%) Requirements Management
3 6 (42.86%) Use Case
3 6 (42.86%) User Stories
3 6 (42.86%) PRINCE
4 5 (35.71%) UML
4 5 (35.71%) OOP
4 5 (35.71%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (35.71%) OOD
4 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
4 5 (35.71%) BDD
4 5 (35.71%) TDD
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) SSADM
6 1 (7.14%) CMMI
6 1 (7.14%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
1 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
1 5 (35.71%) C#
1 5 (35.71%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
2 2 (14.29%) PMP
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) JBoss