The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Reading region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank - 64 75
Contract jobs citing RUP 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.39% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.55% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate - £323 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -33.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £356 £406
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £27.49 £37.91
% change year-on-year
+67.33% -27.48%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
799 548 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 73.98% 70.98% 63.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 237 264
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 22
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £32.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
RUP
Berkshire

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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) RAD
1 1 (100.00%) DSDM
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) ClearQuest
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (100.00%) ClearQuest
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (100.00%) FogBugz
General
1 1 (100.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) RAD
1 1 (100.00%) DSDM
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware