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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 139 147 142
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing RUP 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £399 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £423 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.61% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £43.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
RUP
England

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
2226 2492 2549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.55% 76.39% 76.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1494 1656 1690
Median daily rate £375 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 137 85
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% +20.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.32 £27.50 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.50 £41.11
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

RUP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing RUP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RUP within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Wiltshire - 4 £350 -
Gloucestershire +2 1 £448 +2.28%
RUP
England

RUP
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 West region with a requirement for RUP.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (66.67%) UML
2 4 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Requirements Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
3 2 (33.33%) Use Case
3 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (66.67%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Designer
2 2 (33.33%) Requirements Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Applications Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Designer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Requirements Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Use Case
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) IBM