The table below looks at the statistics for RUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 66 58 45
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Contract jobs citing RUP 17 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.89% 0.85% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 1.11% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 6
Average daily rate
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£350 - £283
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 - £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £34.25 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+27.73% -
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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 Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
701 539 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 77.89% 76.13% 72.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 379 275
Average daily rate £363 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £493 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 10 12
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.90 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.59% +27.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.50 £65.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

RUP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

RUP Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

RUP
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

RUP Daily Rate Trend in Wales

RUP
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

RUP Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

RUP
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
South Wales - 15 £383 -
West Wales - 2 £325 -
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RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 19 (86.36%) DSDM
2 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (77.27%) Java
4 16 (72.73%) SQL Server
4 16 (72.73%) OO
4 16 (72.73%) Security Cleared
5 15 (68.18%) SQL
5 15 (68.18%) J2EE
5 15 (68.18%) HTML
5 15 (68.18%) Configuration Management
6 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
6 14 (63.64%) OOA/OOD
6 14 (63.64%) Scrum
7 13 (59.09%) JSF
7 13 (59.09%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (59.09%) SC Cleared
7 13 (59.09%) Open Source
7 13 (59.09%) CSS
7 13 (59.09%) SOAP
7 13 (59.09%) Web Services
7 13 (59.09%) XML
7 13 (59.09%) XSLT
8 12 (54.55%) TDD
8 12 (54.55%) SDLC
9 11 (50.00%) Maven
9 11 (50.00%) Subversion
9 11 (50.00%) Spring
9 11 (50.00%) JIRA
9 11 (50.00%) Selenium
9 11 (50.00%) Release Management

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 11 (50.00%) Confluence
2 5 (22.73%) WebLogic
3 3 (13.64%) SAS
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (9.09%) ArcGIS
4 2 (9.09%) ArcSDE
4 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
4 2 (9.09%) nginx
4 2 (9.09%) JBoss
4 2 (9.09%) Apache
4 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 2 (9.09%) Node.js
4 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Project
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 11 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 11 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.55%) Firebird
4 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.55%) InterBase
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Subversion
1 11 (50.00%) Maven
1 11 (50.00%) JIRA
1 11 (50.00%) Selenium
1 11 (50.00%) Hudson
1 11 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 11 (50.00%) Spock
1 11 (50.00%) Geb
2 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
3 3 (13.64%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 1 (4.55%) Back Office
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 11 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) GIS Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) HTML
1 15 (68.18%) J2EE
2 13 (59.09%) CSS
2 13 (59.09%) SOAP
2 13 (59.09%) Web Services
2 13 (59.09%) XML
2 13 (59.09%) XSLT
2 13 (59.09%) JSF
3 11 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 11 (50.00%) Spring
3 11 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 11 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (9.09%) Ajax
4 2 (9.09%) Java EE
4 2 (9.09%) JSON
4 2 (9.09%) Dojo
4 2 (9.09%) jQuery
4 2 (9.09%) RESTful
4 2 (9.09%) HTML5
4 2 (9.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) NHS
1 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) GIS
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Linux
3 3 (13.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) DSDM
2 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (72.73%) OO
4 15 (68.18%) Configuration Management
5 14 (63.64%) OOA/OOD
5 14 (63.64%) Scrum
6 13 (59.09%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (59.09%) Open Source
7 12 (54.55%) TDD
7 12 (54.55%) SDLC
8 11 (50.00%) DevOps
8 11 (50.00%) Test Automation
8 11 (50.00%) Release Management
9 10 (45.45%) Pair Programming
10 5 (22.73%) UML
11 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
11 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
11 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
12 3 (13.64%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) Java
2 15 (68.18%) SQL
3 11 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (9.09%) Python
4 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 2 (9.09%) C
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) Perl
4 2 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) Delphi
5 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 13 (59.09%) SC Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
4 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) HL7
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 11 (50.00%) Twitter
3 6 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (13.64%) IBM
5 2 (9.09%) Mapinfo
5 2 (9.09%) ESRI