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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 45 46 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Contract jobs citing RUP 4 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.84% 0.83% 2.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.07% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
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£190 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% -26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £323 £375
% change year-on-year
+31.78% -14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.35 -
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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 South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
346 375 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 72.69% 78.13% 73.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 231 149
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £266 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +159.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.85 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £105.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) DSDM
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) Degree
4 4 (50.00%) SOAP
4 4 (50.00%) XML
4 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (37.50%) UNIX
5 3 (37.50%) UML
5 3 (37.50%) XSLT
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) J2EE
5 3 (37.50%) C
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 3 (37.50%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) Spring
5 3 (37.50%) JSF
5 3 (37.50%) TDD
5 3 (37.50%) Pair Programming
5 3 (37.50%) RAD
5 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
5 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 3 (37.50%) Unified Process
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
5 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
6 2 (25.00%) Jenkins

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 (25.00%) Confluence
1 2 (25.00%) FileNet
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) Hudson
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) DbUnit
General
1 1 (12.50%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Principal Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) SOAP
1 4 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) XSLT
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) J2EE
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) Spring
2 3 (37.50%) JSF
2 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
2 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (25.00%) Middleware
3 2 (25.00%) XHTML
4 1 (12.50%) J2SE
4 1 (12.50%) EJB
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) Dojo
4 1 (12.50%) JRules
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) DSDM
3 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (37.50%) UML
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) Pair Programming
4 3 (37.50%) RAD
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Unified Process
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) Web Development
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Release Management
5 2 (25.00%) Service Management
5 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) C
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Twitter
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) ILOG