The table below looks at the statistics for RUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 19 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing RUP 9 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 5.33% 3.20% 4.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.21% 4.60% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£520 £525 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.95% +10.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+39.48% -6.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +47.27%
RUP
West Midlands

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
145 87 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 85.80% 69.60% 59.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 48 37
Average daily rate £425 £420 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £212 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £34.32 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +243.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

RUP
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RUP across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

RUP Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

RUP
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RUP within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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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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
Telford +1 8 £520 -0.95%
RUP
West Midlands

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 25 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 23 (92.00%) Pega
3 18 (72.00%) Java
4 17 (68.00%) Oracle
5 15 (60.00%) Data Modelling
6 13 (52.00%) WebLogic
7 11 (44.00%) SQL
7 11 (44.00%) J2EE
7 11 (44.00%) UNIX
8 10 (40.00%) Informatica
9 9 (36.00%) webMethods
10 8 (32.00%) BEA
10 8 (32.00%) Shell Script
10 8 (32.00%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (32.00%) Perl
11 7 (28.00%) MS Office
11 7 (28.00%) Windows
11 7 (28.00%) Data Analysis
12 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
13 5 (20.00%) OO
13 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
14 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (16.00%) Systems Analysis
14 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
15 3 (12.00%) Business Objects
16 2 (8.00%) SAX
16 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
16 2 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
16 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
17 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 13 (52.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) CA Gen
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Architect
3 6 (24.00%) Requirements Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Project Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Business Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Software Programmer
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Programmer
5 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.00%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) J2EE
2 2 (8.00%) SAX
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) UNIX
2 7 (28.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 15 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 8 (32.00%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (28.00%) Data Analysis
5 5 (20.00%) OO
6 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.00%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
7 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
8 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
8 1 (4.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) Java
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 8 (32.00%) Shell Script
3 8 (32.00%) Perl
4 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) Pega
2 17 (68.00%) Oracle
3 10 (40.00%) Informatica
4 9 (36.00%) webMethods
5 8 (32.00%) BEA
6 3 (12.00%) Business Objects