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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 18 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing RUP 3 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 2.34% 8.79% 16.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 15.69% 20.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 15
Average daily rate
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- £425 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -29.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-4.06% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £34.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -19.41%
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
91 51 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 71.09% 56.04% 80.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 16 63
Average daily rate £400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £450 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £34.32 £14.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Shrewsbury - - - -
RUP
West Midlands

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) Waterfall
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
2 5 (62.50%) BEA
2 5 (62.50%) Informatica
3 4 (50.00%) UNIX
3 4 (50.00%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) Perl
3 4 (50.00%) Pega
4 3 (37.50%) Project Planning
4 3 (37.50%) Middleware
4 3 (37.50%) webMethods
4 3 (37.50%) ClearQuest
4 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
4 3 (37.50%) J2EE
4 3 (37.50%) ClearCase
4 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
4 3 (37.50%) Documentum
4 3 (37.50%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) CA Gen
5 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (25.00%) VB
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) Document Management
6 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
2 3 (37.50%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle OWB
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) ClearCase
1 3 (37.50%) ClearQuest
2 2 (25.00%) CA Gen
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) J2EE
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Waterfall
2 4 (50.00%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
3 3 (37.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Document Management
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Perl
3 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) VB
4 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) BEA
1 5 (62.50%) Informatica
2 4 (50.00%) Pega
3 3 (37.50%) webMethods
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Business Objects