The table below looks at the statistics for RUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 141 108 118
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +10
Contract jobs citing RUP 2 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.061% 0.13% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.083% 0.19% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
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£331 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.47% +23.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £355 £438
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -18.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.70
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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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2423 1554 1841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 73.60% 69.50% 67.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1659 1024 1076
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 101 127
Average hourly rate £28.50 £31.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

RUP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RUP across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

RUP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

RUP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

RUP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

RUP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

RUP Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

RUP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 21 November 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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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
Bristol - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
RUP
England

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 4 (40.00%) SOAP
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) JMS
3 4 (40.00%) SOA
3 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (40.00%) IBM WebSphere Certification
3 4 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (30.00%) ISEB
4 3 (30.00%) RequisitePro
4 3 (30.00%) UML
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (10.00%) OOD
6 1 (10.00%) OO
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (10.00%) LDAP
6 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (10.00%) XML
6 1 (10.00%) XSD
6 1 (10.00%) XSLT
6 1 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (10.00%) HTML
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (10.00%) SQL

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) OLTP
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) RequisitePro
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Integration Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Financial Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) SOAP
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
1 4 (40.00%) JMS
2 1 (10.00%) XML Schema
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) JPA
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) XSD
2 1 (10.00%) XSLT
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) W3C
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) SOA
4 3 (30.00%) UML
5 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (10.00%) OOD
6 1 (10.00%) OO
6 1 (10.00%) ETL
6 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Management
6 1 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (10.00%) High Availability
6 1 (10.00%) Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (10.00%) Physical Data Model
6 1 (10.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) XPath
1 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) IBM WebSphere Certification
2 3 (30.00%) ISEB
3 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle