The table below looks at the statistics for RUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 77 75 61
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Contract jobs citing RUP 3 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.37% 0.15% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.18% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Median daily rate £423 £163 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+158.44% -62.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £163 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £163 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £422 £398
% change year-on-year
+0.11% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +77.77%
RUP
UK

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
682 549 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 84.41% 79.80% 80.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 426 376
Median daily rate £433 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 12
Median hourly rate £32.50 £20.48 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.69% -8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.68 £11.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.25 £52.03 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

RUP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing RUP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RUP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
South Wales +8 3 £423 +158.44%
RUP
UK

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Wales region with a requirement for RUP.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Groovy
2 3 (75.00%) Rational Performance Tester
2 3 (75.00%) V-Model
2 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (75.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) RAD
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) WinRunner
2 3 (75.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (75.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) Siebel
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) JMeter
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (75.00%) The Grinder

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) CloudStack
1 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (75.00%) JMeter
1 3 (75.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (75.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (75.00%) The Grinder
1 3 (75.00%) WinRunner
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) IT Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) RAD
2 3 (75.00%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) V-Model
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Auto-Scaling
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) DSDM
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) Groovy
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
1 1 (25.00%) Xen
1 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (25.00%) Cobbler
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Terraform
2 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Siebel
2 1 (25.00%) EnterpriseDB
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat