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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 80 102 91
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -11
Contract jobs citing RUP 33 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.46% 0.27% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 0.38% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 6
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£475 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £502 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £320 £369
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -13.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.68 -
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
1560 1568 1259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.84% 70.95% 69.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 818 622
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 84 93
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +3.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £10.00 £11.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £155.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Coventry +3 3 £425 -17.47% 1
RUP
England

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 30 (76.92%) Waterfall
2 25 (64.10%) Pega
2 25 (64.10%) Oracle
3 21 (53.85%) Java
4 20 (51.28%) SQL
5 17 (43.59%) UNIX
6 16 (41.03%) Data Modelling
7 15 (38.46%) webMethods
7 15 (38.46%) J2EE
7 15 (38.46%) WebLogic
8 12 (30.77%) Perl
8 12 (30.77%) Informatica
9 11 (28.21%) BEA
9 11 (28.21%) Shell Script
9 11 (28.21%) PL/SQL
10 10 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (23.08%) OO
11 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (20.51%) Test Strategy
13 7 (17.95%) DSDM
14 6 (15.38%) Finance
14 6 (15.38%) Oracle Database
14 6 (15.38%) TOGAF
15 5 (12.82%) Data Analysis
15 5 (12.82%) Scrum
15 5 (12.82%) Open Source
15 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
15 5 (12.82%) SAX
15 5 (12.82%) Windows
15 5 (12.82%) MS Office

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 15 (38.46%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.56%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.56%) TIBCO iProcess
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.56%) DTS
3 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (5.13%) CA Gen
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Developer
2 16 (41.03%) Architect
3 7 (17.95%) Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Requirements Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Project Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Business Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Web Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Integration Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Systems Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (5.13%) webMethods Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Software Programmer
8 1 (2.56%) Planning Manager
8 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (38.46%) J2EE
2 5 (12.82%) SAX
3 4 (10.26%) .NET
3 4 (10.26%) XML
4 3 (7.69%) XSLT
5 1 (2.56%) EDI
5 1 (2.56%) Web Services
5 1 (2.56%) Middleware
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Open Source
2 2 (5.13%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Data Conversion
3 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) UNIX
2 5 (12.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) Waterfall
2 16 (41.03%) Data Modelling
3 10 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (23.08%) OO
5 8 (20.51%) Test Strategy
6 7 (17.95%) DSDM
7 6 (15.38%) TOGAF
8 5 (12.82%) Data Analysis
8 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (12.82%) Scrum
9 4 (10.26%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (10.26%) UML
10 3 (7.69%) RAD
10 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
10 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
10 3 (7.69%) Problem Management
11 2 (5.13%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 2 (5.13%) Data Security
11 2 (5.13%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) Java
2 20 (51.28%) SQL
3 12 (30.77%) Perl
4 11 (28.21%) PL/SQL
4 11 (28.21%) Shell Script
5 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.69%) C#
5 3 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.13%) COBOL
7 1 (2.56%) VB
7 1 (2.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) VCP4
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 25 (64.10%) Oracle
1 25 (64.10%) Pega
2 15 (38.46%) webMethods
3 12 (30.77%) Informatica
4 11 (28.21%) BEA
5 5 (12.82%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.56%) IBM
6 1 (2.56%) TIBCO
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