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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 12 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing RUP 47 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 13.91% 6.25% 7.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.43% 8.04% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
Average daily rate £550 £538 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +54.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £488 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £588 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £417 £347
% change year-on-year
+7.86% +20.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £22.50 £37.68
% change year-on-year
+111.11% -40.27%
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
286 112 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 84.62% 77.78% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 60 38
Average daily rate £460 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £267 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Average hourly rate - £13.06 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RUP within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Telford +11 41 £550 +2.32%
RUP
West Midlands

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 70 (85.37%) Pega
2 68 (82.93%) Waterfall
3 59 (71.95%) Unix
4 58 (70.73%) Informatica
4 58 (70.73%) Shell Script
5 52 (63.41%) SQL
6 50 (60.98%) Oracle
7 46 (56.10%) Java
8 45 (54.88%) J2EE
9 44 (53.66%) Perl
9 44 (53.66%) WebLogic
10 42 (51.22%) ClearCase
11 37 (45.12%) PL/SQL
12 36 (43.90%) webMethods
12 36 (43.90%) BEA
13 34 (41.46%) Oracle OWB
14 33 (40.24%) Data Modelling
15 32 (39.02%) ClearQuest
16 30 (36.59%) Project Planning
17 29 (35.37%) OO
18 28 (34.15%) CA Gen
19 27 (32.93%) Test Strategy
20 24 (29.27%) BusinessObjects
21 21 (25.61%) SDLC
21 21 (25.61%) Software Architecture
22 19 (23.17%) Business Intelligence
23 17 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
24 14 (17.07%) Process Improvement
25 13 (15.85%) Problem Management
25 13 (15.85%) Data Analysis

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 44 (53.66%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.44%) Documentum
3 1 (1.22%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (15.85%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (41.46%) Oracle OWB
2 24 (29.27%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.22%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 42 (51.22%) ClearCase
2 32 (39.02%) ClearQuest
3 28 (34.15%) CA Gen
Job Titles
1 40 (48.78%) Developer
2 26 (31.71%) Architect
3 20 (24.39%) Software Architect
4 15 (18.29%) Lead Developer
5 11 (13.41%) Requirements Manager
6 10 (12.20%) Analyst
7 8 (9.76%) Technical Architect
8 7 (8.54%) Requirements Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.66%) RUP Manager
10 3 (3.66%) Software Developer
11 2 (2.44%) Business Requirements Analyst
11 2 (2.44%) Documentum Analyst
11 2 (2.44%) Documentum Business Analyst
12 1 (1.22%) Agile Business Analyst
12 1 (1.22%) Java Software Architect
12 1 (1.22%) Java/J2EE Architect
12 1 (1.22%) Lead Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (54.88%) J2EE
2 2 (2.44%) Java EE
Operating Systems
1 59 (71.95%) Unix
2 13 (15.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (82.93%) Waterfall
2 33 (40.24%) Data Modelling
3 30 (36.59%) Project Planning
4 29 (35.37%) OO
5 27 (32.93%) Test Strategy
6 21 (25.61%) SDLC
6 21 (25.61%) Software Architecture
7 19 (23.17%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (17.07%) Process Improvement
10 13 (15.85%) Data Analysis
10 13 (15.85%) Problem Management
11 12 (14.63%) Requirements Analysis
11 12 (14.63%) Systems Analysis
12 11 (13.41%) Configuration Management
13 9 (10.98%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (10.98%) Scrum
14 2 (2.44%) Change Management
14 2 (2.44%) Unified Process
15 1 (1.22%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (70.73%) Shell Script
2 52 (63.41%) SQL
3 46 (56.10%) Java
4 44 (53.66%) Perl
5 37 (45.12%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.22%) COBOL
Vendors
1 70 (85.37%) Pega
2 58 (70.73%) Informatica
3 50 (60.98%) Oracle
4 36 (43.90%) BEA
4 36 (43.90%) webMethods