The table below looks at the statistics for RUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 31 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 97 110 96
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Contract jobs citing RUP 22 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.88% 0.24% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.33% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 6
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£400 £385 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -9.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -4.06%
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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1871 1840 1418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.60% 72.56% 68.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1115 964 739
Average daily rate £395 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 130 60
Average hourly rate £30.50 £29.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -0.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.87 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

RUP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

RUP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

RUP
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

RUP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

RUP
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RUP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

RUP Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

RUP
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

RUP Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

RUP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RUP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Shropshire -4 7 - -
Coventry +1 5 £575 +27.77% 1
Birmingham - 1 - - 1
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RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 24 (72.73%) Waterfall
2 16 (48.48%) UML
3 15 (45.45%) Pega
3 15 (45.45%) SDLC
4 14 (42.42%) Data Modelling
4 14 (42.42%) Data Analysis
5 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (36.36%) RAD
6 11 (33.33%) Test Strategy
7 10 (30.30%) Systems Analysis
8 9 (27.27%) Scrum
8 9 (27.27%) Oracle
8 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (27.27%) IBM
8 9 (27.27%) DSDM
9 8 (24.24%) Windows
9 8 (24.24%) SQL
10 7 (21.21%) Java
10 7 (21.21%) Cognos
10 7 (21.21%) TOGAF
10 7 (21.21%) Netezza
10 7 (21.21%) Requirements Analysis
10 7 (21.21%) Finance
10 7 (21.21%) IBM InfoSphere
10 7 (21.21%) BPMN
10 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
11 6 (18.18%) Target Operating Model
11 6 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
11 6 (18.18%) Migration

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 6 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
3 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) IBM InfoSphere
2 6 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (12.12%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.12%) MS Access
3 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) CA Gen
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Analyst
2 14 (42.42%) Architect
3 13 (39.39%) Business Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (18.18%) Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Technical Architect
7 3 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) BizTalk Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Project Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Requirements Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Integration Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Java Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Test Manager
9 1 (3.03%) Agile Java Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Business Architect
9 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) J2EE
2 2 (6.06%) Web Services
2 2 (6.06%) XML
2 2 (6.06%) Middleware
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Waterfall
2 16 (48.48%) UML
3 15 (45.45%) SDLC
4 14 (42.42%) Data Modelling
4 14 (42.42%) Data Analysis
5 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (36.36%) RAD
6 11 (33.33%) Test Strategy
7 10 (30.30%) Systems Analysis
8 9 (27.27%) Scrum
8 9 (27.27%) DSDM
8 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (21.21%) TOGAF
9 7 (21.21%) Requirements Analysis
9 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (21.21%) BPMN
10 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
10 6 (18.18%) Use Case
10 6 (18.18%) Target Operating Model
10 6 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) SQL
2 7 (21.21%) Java
3 5 (15.15%) Shell Script
4 4 (12.12%) Perl
5 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Pega
2 9 (27.27%) Oracle
2 9 (27.27%) IBM
3 7 (21.21%) Cognos
3 7 (21.21%) Netezza
4 5 (15.15%) Informatica
5 4 (12.12%) webMethods
5 4 (12.12%) BEA
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