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 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 30 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing RUP 26 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 5.82% 7.14% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.39% 8.05% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Median daily rate £375 £333 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.59% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £43.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
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
407 149 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 91.05% 88.69% 76.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 52 51
Median daily rate £445 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £328 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £638 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 1
Median hourly rate £43.50 £19.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.94% +111.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RUP across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

RUP Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RUP within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 23 £375 +12.78%
RUP
West Midlands

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 43 (97.73%) Waterfall
2 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (56.82%) Java
4 23 (52.27%) ClearQuest
4 23 (52.27%) Project Planning
4 23 (52.27%) Oracle OWB
5 21 (47.73%) SQL
5 21 (47.73%) Oracle
5 21 (47.73%) Software Architecture
6 18 (40.91%) Pega
7 16 (36.36%) Maven
7 16 (36.36%) Process Improvement
7 16 (36.36%) Test Strategy
8 15 (34.09%) Spring Boot
8 15 (34.09%) Git (software)
8 15 (34.09%) Spring
8 15 (34.09%) Data Modelling
9 14 (31.82%) Linux
9 14 (31.82%) WSO2
9 14 (31.82%) Puppet
9 14 (31.82%) MongoDB
9 14 (31.82%) RabbitMQ
10 13 (29.55%) ClearCase
10 13 (29.55%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (27.27%) JIRA
11 12 (27.27%) Confluence
12 11 (25.00%) Unix
12 11 (25.00%) J2EE
13 10 (22.73%) PL/SQL
13 10 (22.73%) Shell Script

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 12 (27.27%) Confluence
2 6 (13.64%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.82%) Documentum
4 1 (2.27%) JBoss
4 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (52.27%) Oracle OWB
2 14 (31.82%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 23 (52.27%) ClearQuest
2 16 (36.36%) Maven
3 15 (34.09%) Git (software)
4 13 (29.55%) ClearCase
5 12 (27.27%) JIRA
6 6 (13.64%) CA Gen
7 5 (11.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (9.09%) SoapUI
9 1 (2.27%) Ant
9 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
9 1 (2.27%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 24 (54.55%) Architect
2 21 (47.73%) Software Architect
3 19 (43.18%) Developer
4 10 (22.73%) Java Architect
4 10 (22.73%) Java Software Architect
5 8 (18.18%) Technical Architect
6 7 (15.91%) Java Technical Architect
7 4 (9.09%) COBOL Developer
8 3 (6.82%) COBOL Programmer
8 3 (6.82%) Documentum Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Mainframe Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Mainframe Programmer
8 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL Developer
8 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL Programmer
8 3 (6.82%) Programmer
8 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.82%) SQL Developer
8 3 (6.82%) SQL Programmer
8 3 (6.82%) webMethods Architect
9 2 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) Spring
1 15 (34.09%) Spring Boot
2 14 (31.82%) RabbitMQ
3 11 (25.00%) J2EE
4 4 (9.09%) ELK Stack
4 4 (9.09%) Hystrix
4 4 (9.09%) SOAP
4 4 (9.09%) Swagger
4 4 (9.09%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Linux
2 11 (25.00%) Unix
3 2 (4.55%) Windows
4 1 (2.27%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (97.73%) Waterfall
2 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (52.27%) Project Planning
4 21 (47.73%) Software Architecture
5 16 (36.36%) Process Improvement
5 16 (36.36%) Test Strategy
6 15 (34.09%) Data Modelling
7 13 (29.55%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (18.18%) Functional Testing
8 8 (18.18%) OO
8 8 (18.18%) User Stories
9 7 (15.91%) Open Source
10 4 (9.09%) Problem Management
11 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
11 3 (6.82%) Content Management
11 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Content Management
11 3 (6.82%) Microservices
12 2 (4.55%) Conflict Management
12 2 (4.55%) SDLC
12 2 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (56.82%) Java
2 21 (47.73%) SQL
3 10 (22.73%) PL/SQL
3 10 (22.73%) Shell Script
4 8 (18.18%) Perl
5 5 (11.36%) COBOL
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (31.82%) Puppet
2 4 (9.09%) Grafana
2 4 (9.09%) Graphite
Vendors
1 21 (47.73%) Oracle
2 18 (40.91%) Pega
3 14 (31.82%) WSO2
4 9 (20.45%) Informatica
4 9 (20.45%) webMethods
5 6 (13.64%) BEA
6 2 (4.55%) ICL
7 1 (2.27%) Microsoft