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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 114 103 118
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Contract jobs citing RUP 33 23 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.02% 0.91% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.17% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 3
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £367 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.61% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £43.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
RUP
England

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
2638 1971 1914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.50% 78.15% 74.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1572 1147 1002
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 100 113
Median hourly rate £20.50 £31.44 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.79% +4.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 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
Shropshire -16 25 £375 +12.78% 1
Warwickshire - 4 £495 -
Solihull - 1 £500 -
RUP
England

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for RUP.

1 56 (94.92%) Waterfall
2 36 (61.02%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (47.46%) Java
4 25 (42.37%) SQL
4 25 (42.37%) ClearQuest
4 25 (42.37%) Oracle OWB
4 25 (42.37%) Project Planning
5 24 (40.68%) Oracle
6 23 (38.98%) Software Architecture
7 21 (35.59%) Pega
8 18 (30.51%) Data Modelling
8 18 (30.51%) Test Strategy
9 17 (28.81%) Maven
9 17 (28.81%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (27.12%) Spring
10 16 (27.12%) Process Improvement
10 16 (27.12%) Git (software)
11 15 (25.42%) Puppet
11 15 (25.42%) MongoDB
11 15 (25.42%) RabbitMQ
11 15 (25.42%) WSO2
11 15 (25.42%) ClearCase
11 15 (25.42%) Linux
11 15 (25.42%) Spring Boot
12 14 (23.73%) J2EE
13 13 (22.03%) PL/SQL
13 13 (22.03%) Unix
14 12 (20.34%) Informatica
14 12 (20.34%) Shell Script
14 12 (20.34%) Confluence

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 12 (20.34%) Confluence
2 7 (11.86%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.39%) Documentum
4 1 (1.69%) JBoss
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.69%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (42.37%) Oracle OWB
2 15 (25.42%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.08%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.39%) Big Data
4 2 (3.39%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.69%) MS Access
5 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (42.37%) ClearQuest
2 17 (28.81%) Maven
3 16 (27.12%) Git (software)
4 15 (25.42%) ClearCase
5 12 (20.34%) JIRA
6 8 (13.56%) CA Gen
7 6 (10.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (6.78%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.69%) Ant
9 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 5 (8.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (50.85%) Architect
2 23 (38.98%) Software Architect
3 20 (33.90%) Developer
4 11 (18.64%) Java Architect
4 11 (18.64%) Java Software Architect
5 10 (16.95%) Analyst
5 10 (16.95%) Business Analyst
6 9 (15.25%) Technical Architect
7 7 (11.86%) Java Technical Architect
8 4 (6.78%) COBOL Developer
9 3 (5.08%) COBOL Programmer
9 3 (5.08%) Lead Business Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Mainframe Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Mainframe Programmer
9 3 (5.08%) PL/SQL Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Senior Architect
9 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.08%) SQL Developer
9 3 (5.08%) SQL Programmer
9 3 (5.08%) webMethods Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.12%) Spring
2 15 (25.42%) RabbitMQ
2 15 (25.42%) Spring Boot
3 14 (23.73%) J2EE
4 5 (8.47%) ELK Stack
4 5 (8.47%) Hystrix
4 5 (8.47%) Swagger
5 4 (6.78%) SOAP
5 4 (6.78%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.39%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.42%) Linux
2 13 (22.03%) Unix
3 2 (3.39%) VME
3 2 (3.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (94.92%) Waterfall
2 36 (61.02%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (42.37%) Project Planning
4 23 (38.98%) Software Architecture
5 18 (30.51%) Data Modelling
5 18 (30.51%) Test Strategy
6 17 (28.81%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (27.12%) Process Improvement
8 10 (16.95%) OO
8 10 (16.95%) SDLC
9 9 (15.25%) Open Source
9 9 (15.25%) User Stories
10 8 (13.56%) Business Analysis
10 8 (13.56%) Functional Testing
10 8 (13.56%) UML
11 6 (10.17%) Problem Management
11 6 (10.17%) Use Case
12 5 (8.47%) BPMN
12 5 (8.47%) Unified Process
13 4 (6.78%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (47.46%) Java
2 25 (42.37%) SQL
3 13 (22.03%) PL/SQL
4 12 (20.34%) Shell Script
5 9 (15.25%) Perl
6 7 (11.86%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Degree
1 2 (3.39%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (25.42%) Puppet
2 5 (8.47%) Graphite
3 4 (6.78%) Grafana
Vendors
1 24 (40.68%) Oracle
2 21 (35.59%) Pega
3 15 (25.42%) WSO2
4 12 (20.34%) Informatica
5 10 (16.95%) webMethods
6 7 (11.86%) BEA
7 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.39%) Guidewire
8 2 (3.39%) ICL
9 1 (1.69%) SAP
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