The table below looks at the statistics for RUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 45 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Contract jobs citing RUP 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.71% 0.58% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.80% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£725 £375 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £355 £438
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -18.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £34.22
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +16.90%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
348 125 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 82.08% 72.67% 71.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 75 112
Average daily rate £475 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.37% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 8
Average hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.33% +114.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

RUP
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

RUP Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

RUP
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

RUP Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

RUP
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 3 (100.00%) CMMI
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Data Management
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Digital Media
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Process Management
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (66.67%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Physics
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Engineering Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Software Development Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Development Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Chief Technology Officer
1 3 (100.00%) Software Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Development Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Director
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) CMMI
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Data Management
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Process Management
2 2 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (66.67%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree