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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank - 62 65
Contract jobs citing RUP 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.36% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.44% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £160 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -63.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.23%
RUP
Wales

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
348 459 530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 76.48% 83.45% 80.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 354 335
Median daily rate £388 £350 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -9.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 8
Median hourly rate £41.50 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+167.74% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £25.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 South Wales region with a requirement for RUP.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft