The table below looks at the statistics for RUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 29 13 19
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Contract jobs citing RUP 1 55 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.63% 14.14% 9.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 16.42% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 4
Median daily rate - £550 £503
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-12.77% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +111.11%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
140 335 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 87.50% 86.12% 84.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 96 69
Median daily rate £475 £460 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £325 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £47.50 - £13.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

RUP
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Shropshire region citing RUP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

RUP Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

RUP
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

RUP Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

RUP
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RUP within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -13 1 - -
RUP
West Midlands

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for RUP.

1 18 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 14 (77.78%) Unix
2 14 (77.78%) Shell Script
3 13 (72.22%) webMethods
3 13 (72.22%) Informatica
3 13 (72.22%) Java
3 13 (72.22%) SQL
3 13 (72.22%) J2EE
3 13 (72.22%) Oracle
4 12 (66.67%) PL/SQL
5 11 (61.11%) Pega
6 10 (55.56%) OO
7 9 (50.00%) WebLogic
7 9 (50.00%) Process Improvement
7 9 (50.00%) Test Strategy
7 9 (50.00%) CA Gen
8 8 (44.44%) BEA
9 7 (38.89%) Perl
10 6 (33.33%) Problem Management
11 5 (27.78%) COBOL
12 4 (22.22%) ClearQuest
12 4 (22.22%) Oracle OWB
12 4 (22.22%) ClearCase
12 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
12 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
12 4 (22.22%) Mainframe
12 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (16.67%) Software Architecture
13 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
14 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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 9 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (11.11%) Documentum
3 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) CA Gen
2 4 (22.22%) ClearCase
2 4 (22.22%) ClearQuest
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Architect
3 4 (22.22%) COBOL Developer
3 4 (22.22%) webMethods Developer
4 3 (16.67%) COBOL Programmer
4 3 (16.67%) Mainframe Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Mainframe Programmer
4 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL Developer
4 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL Programmer
4 3 (16.67%) Programmer
4 3 (16.67%) Software Architect
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Programmer
4 3 (16.67%) webMethods Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Documentum Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) VME
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 10 (55.56%) OO
3 9 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 9 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
6 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (16.67%) Software Architecture
7 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 2 (11.11%) Content Management
7 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Content Management
8 1 (5.56%) Conflict Management
8 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) SDLC
8 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Shell Script
2 13 (72.22%) Java
2 13 (72.22%) SQL
3 12 (66.67%) PL/SQL
4 7 (38.89%) Perl
5 5 (27.78%) COBOL
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Informatica
1 13 (72.22%) Oracle
1 13 (72.22%) webMethods
2 11 (61.11%) Pega
3 8 (44.44%) BEA
4 2 (11.11%) ICL
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft