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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 26 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing RUP 5 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 3.38% 7.62% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.67% 8.33% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £395 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £359 £438
% change year-on-year
+11.07% -17.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £34.22
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +16.90%
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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
107 96 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 72.30% 91.43% 67.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 49 53
Average daily rate £375 £395 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +16.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £552 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £13.06 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.40% +20.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) PL/SQL
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) OO
1 5 (83.33%) SAX
1 5 (83.33%) webMethods
1 5 (83.33%) Waterfall
2 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (33.33%) Pega
3 2 (33.33%) BEA
3 2 (33.33%) Informatica
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (33.33%) Business Objects
3 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (33.33%) J2EE
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (33.33%) webMethods Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) SAX
2 2 (33.33%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) OO
1 5 (83.33%) Waterfall
2 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) PL/SQL
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) webMethods
2 2 (33.33%) Pega
2 2 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 2 (33.33%) BEA
2 2 (33.33%) Informatica