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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 66 66 46
Rank change year-on-year
0 -20
Contract jobs citing RUP 8 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.91% 0.67% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.87% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £438 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +54.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £438 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £438 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+41.14% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +13.63%
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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
680 575 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 77.19% 77.08% 72.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 391 256
Average daily rate £356 £390 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.71% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 10 14
Average hourly rate £15.75 £23.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.68% +53.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.65 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £52.50 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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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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 +3 5 £383 -12.57%
West Wales - 2 £325 -
RUP
UK

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
3 11 (84.62%) SQL
4 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
5 8 (61.54%) SOAP
5 8 (61.54%) XML
5 8 (61.54%) Windows
5 8 (61.54%) DSDM
5 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
6 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (53.85%) Open Source
6 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
6 7 (53.85%) Linux
6 7 (53.85%) XSLT
6 7 (53.85%) Web Services
6 7 (53.85%) HTML
6 7 (53.85%) Java
6 7 (53.85%) CSS
6 7 (53.85%) Scrum
6 7 (53.85%) JSF
7 6 (46.15%) TDD
7 6 (46.15%) UNIX
7 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
7 6 (46.15%) Integration Testing
8 5 (38.46%) Performance Testing
8 5 (38.46%) Selenium
8 5 (38.46%) Release Management
8 5 (38.46%) JIRA
8 5 (38.46%) Hibernate
8 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (38.46%) Confluence
2 2 (15.38%) Node.js
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 2 (15.38%) JBoss
2 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (15.38%) ArcGIS
2 2 (15.38%) ArcSDE
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 2 (15.38%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Project
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) MongoDB
2 5 (38.46%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (38.46%) NoSQL
3 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
1 5 (38.46%) Subversion
1 5 (38.46%) Maven
1 5 (38.46%) JIRA
1 5 (38.46%) Selenium
1 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (38.46%) Hudson
1 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
1 5 (38.46%) Spock
1 5 (38.46%) Geb
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) GIS Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) XML
1 8 (61.54%) SOAP
2 7 (53.85%) Web Services
2 7 (53.85%) XSLT
2 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 7 (53.85%) CSS
2 7 (53.85%) JSF
3 5 (38.46%) Hibernate
3 5 (38.46%) Spring
3 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
3 5 (38.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (38.46%) J2EE
4 2 (15.38%) JSP
4 2 (15.38%) .NET
4 2 (15.38%) Ajax
4 2 (15.38%) Java EE
4 2 (15.38%) JSON
4 2 (15.38%) Dojo
4 2 (15.38%) jQuery
4 2 (15.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) NHS
2 2 (15.38%) GIS
2 2 (15.38%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) DSDM
3 7 (53.85%) Scrum
3 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (53.85%) Open Source
4 6 (46.15%) Integration Testing
4 6 (46.15%) TDD
4 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
5 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
5 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
5 5 (38.46%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (38.46%) OO
5 5 (38.46%) Release Management
5 5 (38.46%) Performance Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Test Strategy
5 5 (38.46%) DevOps
5 5 (38.46%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (38.46%) SDLC
5 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
6 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) PL/SQL
4 2 (15.38%) C
4 2 (15.38%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) Perl
4 2 (15.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) ISEB
4 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
4 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Twitter
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Mapinfo
3 2 (15.38%) ESRI