The table below looks at the statistics for RUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing RUP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.04%
RUP
Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
789 709 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.68% 71.40% 77.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 377 405
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 17
Average hourly rate £19.61 £22.03 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £18.55 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.98 £37.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

RUP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

RUP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

RUP
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

RUP Daily Rate Trend in Reading

RUP
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

RUP Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

RUP
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) AWK
1 2 (100.00%) Ab Initio
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Korn
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) sed
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) DB2

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Production Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Support
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) AWK
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Korn
1 2 (100.00%) sed
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Ab Initio
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle