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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 65 45 44
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -1
Contract jobs citing RUP 7 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.02% 1.18% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.70% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £270 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -34.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £263 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £274 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £359 £438
% change year-on-year
+11.07% -17.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £34.22
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +16.90%
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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
520 353 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 75.69% 69.35% 72.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 190 216
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.17 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% -11.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RUP across the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

RUP Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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
South Wales -17 3 £298 +10.18%
RUP
UK

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 22 (95.65%) DSDM
1 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (86.96%) TDD
2 20 (86.96%) Pair Programming
2 20 (86.96%) Spring
2 20 (86.96%) JSF
2 20 (86.96%) Hibernate
2 20 (86.96%) Scrum
2 20 (86.96%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (86.96%) SC Cleared
2 20 (86.96%) Security Cleared
2 20 (86.96%) Microsoft
2 20 (86.96%) Java
2 20 (86.96%) SQL Server
2 20 (86.96%) SOAP
2 20 (86.96%) Web Services
2 20 (86.96%) XML
2 20 (86.96%) XSLT
2 20 (86.96%) J2EE
2 20 (86.96%) AngularJS
3 19 (82.61%) Jenkins
3 19 (82.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 19 (82.61%) DevOps
3 19 (82.61%) MongoDB
3 19 (82.61%) Apache Cassandra
3 19 (82.61%) NoSQL
3 19 (82.61%) Hudson
3 19 (82.61%) Twitter
3 19 (82.61%) IBM
3 19 (82.61%) Configuration Management

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 19 (82.61%) FileNet
1 19 (82.61%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (4.35%) JBoss
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Intranet
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (86.96%) SQL Server
2 19 (82.61%) MongoDB
2 19 (82.61%) Apache Cassandra
2 19 (82.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (82.61%) Subversion
1 19 (82.61%) Maven
1 19 (82.61%) JIRA
1 19 (82.61%) Hudson
1 19 (82.61%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) JUnit
2 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.35%) DbUnit
General
1 1 (4.35%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 20 (86.96%) Java Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Principal Software Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (86.96%) J2EE
1 20 (86.96%) SOAP
1 20 (86.96%) Web Services
1 20 (86.96%) XML
1 20 (86.96%) XSLT
1 20 (86.96%) Spring
1 20 (86.96%) JSF
1 20 (86.96%) Hibernate
1 20 (86.96%) AngularJS
2 19 (82.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (13.04%) HTML
4 2 (8.70%) XHTML
4 2 (8.70%) Middleware
5 1 (4.35%) J2SE
5 1 (4.35%) .NET
5 1 (4.35%) EJB
5 1 (4.35%) CSS
5 1 (4.35%) JRules
5 1 (4.35%) Dojo
5 1 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (82.61%) Open Source
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) DSDM
1 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (86.96%) TDD
2 20 (86.96%) Pair Programming
2 20 (86.96%) Scrum
2 20 (86.96%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (82.61%) Release Management
3 19 (82.61%) DevOps
3 19 (82.61%) OOA/OOD
3 19 (82.61%) OO
3 19 (82.61%) Configuration Management
4 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Service Management
5 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.70%) RAD
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.70%) UML
5 2 (8.70%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) C
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (86.96%) SC Cleared
1 20 (86.96%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) HL7
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Microsoft
2 19 (82.61%) IBM
2 19 (82.61%) Twitter
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) ILOG