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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
England / West Midlands
Rank 113 70 88
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +18
Contract jobs citing RUP 8 56 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 2.16% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 2.64% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 6
Median daily rate £375 £456 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% -3.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £400 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £638 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +111.11%

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
1918 2120 1615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.68% 81.85% 72.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1226 1204 935
Median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 47 104
Median hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £39.00 £37.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

RUP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing RUP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RUP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
Warwickshire 0 4 £395 -28.18%
Birmingham - 3 £335 -
Shropshire -16 1 - -
RUP
England

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for RUP.

1 31 (91.18%) Waterfall
2 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (50.00%) Unix
4 16 (47.06%) Java
4 16 (47.06%) SQL
4 16 (47.06%) J2EE
4 16 (47.06%) Oracle
4 16 (47.06%) Shell Script
5 15 (44.12%) Informatica
5 15 (44.12%) PL/SQL
6 14 (41.18%) webMethods
6 14 (41.18%) Pega
7 13 (38.24%) OO
8 12 (35.29%) CA Gen
9 11 (32.35%) Test Strategy
9 11 (32.35%) WebLogic
10 10 (29.41%) BEA
10 10 (29.41%) Process Improvement
11 9 (26.47%) Problem Management
11 9 (26.47%) Perl
12 8 (23.53%) UML
12 8 (23.53%) Data Modelling
13 7 (20.59%) COBOL
13 7 (20.59%) Finance
13 7 (20.59%) Use Case
13 7 (20.59%) BPMN
14 6 (17.65%) Business Analysis
14 6 (17.65%) SDLC
14 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
15 5 (14.71%) CRM

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 11 (32.35%) WebLogic
2 3 (8.82%) Documentum
3 2 (5.88%) Confluence
4 1 (2.94%) JBoss
4 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle OWB
2 3 (8.82%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 12 (35.29%) CA Gen
2 4 (11.76%) ClearCase
2 4 (11.76%) ClearQuest
3 2 (5.88%) JIRA
4 1 (2.94%) Ant
4 1 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.94%) Maven
4 1 (2.94%) Rational Rose
4 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) Analyst
3 11 (32.35%) Business Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) Architect
5 4 (11.76%) COBOL Developer
5 4 (11.76%) webMethods Developer
6 3 (8.82%) COBOL Programmer
6 3 (8.82%) Documentum Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Lead Business Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Mainframe Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Mainframe Programmer
6 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL Developer
6 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL Programmer
6 3 (8.82%) Programmer
6 3 (8.82%) Software Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.82%) SQL Developer
6 3 (8.82%) SQL Programmer
6 3 (8.82%) webMethods Architect
7 2 (5.88%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (47.06%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) PMI
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (5.88%) VME
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) Waterfall
2 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (38.24%) OO
4 11 (32.35%) Test Strategy
5 10 (29.41%) Process Improvement
6 9 (26.47%) Problem Management
7 8 (23.53%) Data Modelling
7 8 (23.53%) UML
8 7 (20.59%) BPMN
8 7 (20.59%) Use Case
9 6 (17.65%) Business Analysis
9 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (17.65%) SDLC
10 5 (14.71%) CRM
11 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
11 4 (11.76%) Project Planning
12 3 (8.82%) Content Management
12 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Content Management
12 3 (8.82%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) Java
1 16 (47.06%) Shell Script
1 16 (47.06%) SQL
2 15 (44.12%) PL/SQL
3 9 (26.47%) Perl
4 7 (20.59%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) P3O
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Oracle
2 15 (44.12%) Informatica
3 14 (41.18%) Pega
3 14 (41.18%) webMethods
4 10 (29.41%) BEA
5 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.88%) ICL
7 1 (2.94%) Casewise
7 1 (2.94%) HP