The first table below looks at the demand for RUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South Wales region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 62 38 33
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -5
Contract jobs citing RUP 3 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.47% 1.47% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 2.11% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Average daily rate
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£438 £282 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.41% +8.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £29.92 £35.11
% change year-on-year
+14.47% -14.78%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
469 285 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 73.86% 70.02% 69.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 181 191
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £12.90 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £16.40 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
RUP
Wales

RUP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RUP across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RUP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Cardiff -11 1 - - 1
RUP
Wales

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) DSDM
2 2 (66.67%) SAS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Use Case
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (66.67%) MAPM
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) P3O
3 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) BPEL
3 1 (33.33%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) HL7
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Process
3 1 (33.33%) MUMPS
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) RAD
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (66.67%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) InterSystems Cache
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) XHTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) DSDM
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Use Case
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) BPEL
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Process
3 1 (33.33%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (66.67%) MAPM
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) P3O
2 1 (33.33%) HL7
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft