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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 118 98 113
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +15
Contract jobs citing RUP 31 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.98% 0.63% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.83% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 1
Median daily rate £413 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £450 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +24.08%
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
2602 1797 1840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.16% 75.54% 77.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1584 1103 975
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 78 134
Median hourly rate £17.00 £29.35 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.06% -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.05 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £43.65 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -11 22 £395 - 1
Coventry -9 3 £483 +20.62%
Warwickshire - 3 £538 -
Solihull - 1 £500 -
RUP
England

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 77 (97.47%) Waterfall
2 39 (49.37%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (48.10%) Project Planning
3 38 (48.10%) Software Architecture
3 38 (48.10%) ClearQuest
3 38 (48.10%) Oracle OWB
4 35 (44.30%) SQL
5 34 (43.04%) Oracle
6 33 (41.77%) Pega
7 32 (40.51%) ClearCase
8 31 (39.24%) Java
9 27 (34.18%) Unix
9 27 (34.18%) Data Modelling
10 26 (32.91%) Informatica
10 26 (32.91%) Shell Script
11 24 (30.38%) WSO2
12 21 (26.58%) Test Strategy
13 20 (25.32%) Puppet
13 20 (25.32%) MongoDB
13 20 (25.32%) RabbitMQ
13 20 (25.32%) Git (software)
13 20 (25.32%) Spring
13 20 (25.32%) Maven
13 20 (25.32%) Linux
14 19 (24.05%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (24.05%) Spring Boot
15 18 (22.78%) SDLC
15 18 (22.78%) JIRA
16 17 (21.52%) Confluence
17 16 (20.25%) User Stories

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 17 (21.52%) Confluence
2 9 (11.39%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Office
2 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (48.10%) Oracle OWB
2 20 (25.32%) MongoDB
3 16 (20.25%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.53%) Big Data
5 2 (2.53%) Data Lake
5 2 (2.53%) MS Access
5 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 38 (48.10%) ClearQuest
2 32 (40.51%) ClearCase
3 20 (25.32%) Git (software)
3 20 (25.32%) Maven
4 18 (22.78%) JIRA
5 5 (6.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (5.06%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (3.80%) Finance
Job Titles
1 43 (54.43%) Architect
2 31 (39.24%) Software Architect
3 25 (31.65%) Developer
4 16 (20.25%) Java Architect
4 16 (20.25%) Java Software Architect
5 14 (17.72%) Technical Architect
6 11 (13.92%) Analyst
6 11 (13.92%) Business Analyst
7 9 (11.39%) Lead Developer
8 7 (8.86%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Java Technical Architect
10 4 (5.06%) Senior Architect
11 2 (2.53%) Agile Business Analyst
11 2 (2.53%) Data Architect
11 2 (2.53%) Digital Analyst
11 2 (2.53%) Digital Business Analyst
11 2 (2.53%) Project Analyst
11 2 (2.53%) Senior Data Architect
12 1 (1.27%) Solutions Architect
12 1 (1.27%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.32%) RabbitMQ
1 20 (25.32%) Spring
2 19 (24.05%) Spring Boot
3 13 (16.46%) J2EE
4 5 (6.33%) ELK Stack
4 5 (6.33%) Hystrix
4 5 (6.33%) Swagger
5 4 (5.06%) SOAP
5 4 (5.06%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.53%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (34.18%) Unix
2 20 (25.32%) Linux
3 4 (5.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (97.47%) Waterfall
2 39 (49.37%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (48.10%) Project Planning
3 38 (48.10%) Software Architecture
4 27 (34.18%) Data Modelling
5 21 (26.58%) Test Strategy
6 19 (24.05%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (22.78%) SDLC
8 16 (20.25%) OO
8 16 (20.25%) User Stories
9 14 (17.72%) Functional Testing
10 11 (13.92%) Process Improvement
11 9 (11.39%) Scrum
12 8 (10.13%) UML
13 7 (8.86%) Open Source
14 6 (7.59%) Business Analysis
14 6 (7.59%) Data Analysis
15 5 (6.33%) RAD
15 5 (6.33%) Use Case
16 4 (5.06%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (44.30%) SQL
2 31 (39.24%) Java
3 26 (32.91%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.80%) Perl
5 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.80%) Degree
1 3 (3.80%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.53%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (25.32%) Puppet
2 5 (6.33%) Graphite
3 4 (5.06%) Grafana
Vendors
1 34 (43.04%) Oracle
2 33 (41.77%) Pega
3 26 (32.91%) Informatica
4 24 (30.38%) WSO2
5 2 (2.53%) Guidewire
5 2 (2.53%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.27%) SAP
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