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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 72 61 48
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -13
Contract jobs citing RUP 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.31% 0.43% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.57% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate £307 £298 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.10% +8.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £423 £347
% change year-on-year
+6.27% +22.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £22.50 £37.68
% change year-on-year
+111.11% -40.27%
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
564 525 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 86.64% 75.11% 76.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 316 223
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 12
Average hourly rate £47.29 £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.17% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £30.10 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -14 1 £163 -45.04%
Mid Wales - 1 £450 -
RUP
UK

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 10 (90.91%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) J2EE
2 9 (81.82%) OO
2 9 (81.82%) DSDM
3 8 (72.73%) Configuration Management
3 8 (72.73%) OOA/OOD
4 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
5 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
5 6 (54.55%) Release Management
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 6 (54.55%) XML
5 6 (54.55%) SQL
5 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
5 6 (54.55%) Open Source
5 6 (54.55%) AngularJS
5 6 (54.55%) SDLC
6 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
6 5 (45.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (45.45%) Confluence
6 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
6 5 (45.45%) MongoDB
6 5 (45.45%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (45.45%) NoSQL
6 5 (45.45%) Hudson
6 5 (45.45%) Spring Integration
6 5 (45.45%) Neo4j
6 5 (45.45%) Twitter
6 5 (45.45%) DevOps
6 5 (45.45%) Spock

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (45.45%) Confluence
2 3 (27.27%) SAS
2 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
3 1 (9.09%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (45.45%) MongoDB
2 5 (45.45%) Neo4j
2 5 (45.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (9.09%) GIS
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Geb
1 5 (45.45%) Hudson
1 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
1 5 (45.45%) JIRA
1 5 (45.45%) Maven
1 5 (45.45%) Selenium
1 5 (45.45%) Spock
1 5 (45.45%) Subversion
2 3 (27.27%) WebLogic Workshop
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Architect
2 5 (45.45%) Java Developer
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Architect
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 4 (36.36%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) GIS Architect
4 1 (9.09%) GIS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) GIS Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) J2EE
2 6 (54.55%) AngularJS
2 6 (54.55%) XML
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) Hibernate
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) JSF
3 5 (45.45%) SOAP
3 5 (45.45%) Spring
3 5 (45.45%) Spring Integration
3 5 (45.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) XSLT
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) Dojo
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) DSDM
1 9 (81.82%) OO
2 8 (72.73%) Configuration Management
2 8 (72.73%) OOA/OOD
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (54.55%) Open Source
4 6 (54.55%) Release Management
4 6 (54.55%) SDLC
5 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (45.45%) DevOps
5 5 (45.45%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (45.45%) Pair Programming
5 5 (45.45%) Scrum
5 5 (45.45%) TDD
5 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
5 5 (45.45%) TOGAF
6 4 (36.36%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (27.27%) Requirements Management
7 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
7 3 (27.27%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Twitter
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) IBM