The table below looks at the statistics for RUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 52 70 48
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -22
Contract jobs citing RUP 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.19% 0.17% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.19% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £170 £163 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.98% -25.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-12.77% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +111.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
436 513 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 82.89% 88.45% 73.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 375 245
Median daily rate £393 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 12
Median hourly rate £25.00 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% +108.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

RUP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing RUP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

RUP Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

RUP
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RUP across the South Wales region.

RUP Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

RUP
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

RUP Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

RUP
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RUP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
Cardiff +20 1 £170 +3.98% 2
RUP
Wales

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for RUP.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Groovy
2 3 (75.00%) Rational Performance Tester
2 3 (75.00%) V-Model
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (75.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) The Grinder
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (75.00%) RAD
2 3 (75.00%) Siebel
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) JMeter
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) WinRunner
2 3 (75.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (75.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (50.00%) Linux

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (75.00%) JMeter
1 3 (75.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (75.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (75.00%) The Grinder
1 3 (75.00%) WinRunner
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Architect
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Architect
3 1 (25.00%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) UAT Lead
3 1 (25.00%) UAT Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) RAD
2 3 (75.00%) V-Model
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) Groovy
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Siebel
2 1 (25.00%) HP
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