The table below looks at the statistics for RUP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 89 104 84
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -20
Contract jobs citing RUP 25 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.26% 0.22% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 0.29% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 7
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£550 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.41 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +36.04%
RUP
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1653 1377 969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.27% 77.40% 73.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1083 949 522
Average daily rate £370 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 19 27
Average hourly rate £17.88 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.92% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £15.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

RUP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

RUP Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

RUP
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

RUP Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

RUP
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RUP across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

RUP Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

RUP
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

RUP Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

RUP
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
Bradford - 16 £350 - 1
Leeds -12 6 £550 +35.80% 2
Bingley - 1 - -
RUP
Yorkshire

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 33 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (72.73%) SQL
3 23 (69.70%) Scrum
4 22 (66.67%) Finance
5 21 (63.64%) SQL Server
6 19 (57.58%) Unit Testing
7 18 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (54.55%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (48.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (42.42%) Waterfall
9 14 (42.42%) T-SQL
10 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 11 (33.33%) Test Scripting
10 11 (33.33%) Coaching
11 10 (30.30%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (27.27%) .NET
13 8 (24.24%) C#
13 8 (24.24%) HTML
13 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET
13 8 (24.24%) MVC
13 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (21.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (21.21%) Ruby
14 7 (21.21%) XML
15 6 (18.18%) Java
15 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
15 6 (18.18%) OLAP
15 6 (18.18%) SOA
15 6 (18.18%) ETL

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
1 2 (6.06%) JBoss
1 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 18 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 18 (54.55%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (48.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (21.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (18.18%) OLAP
5 6 (18.18%) OLAP Cube
5 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) Subversion
3 1 (3.03%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.03%) JUnit
General
1 22 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Developer
1 11 (33.33%) Analyst
1 11 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Architect
4 4 (12.12%) .NET Developer
4 4 (12.12%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Programmer
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.03%) DevOps Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) User Experience Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Designer
6 1 (3.03%) Business Test Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) C++ Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Applications Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) .NET
2 8 (24.24%) HTML
2 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET
2 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (21.21%) XML
4 6 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 5 (15.15%) Hibernate
5 5 (15.15%) Web Services
6 4 (12.12%) Struts
6 4 (12.12%) CSS
6 4 (12.12%) XSD
6 4 (12.12%) Spring
6 4 (12.12%) jQuery
6 4 (12.12%) WCF
6 4 (12.12%) REST
7 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
7 3 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (9.09%) Backbone.js
7 3 (9.09%) Spring MVC
7 3 (9.09%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) VUI
1 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
1 1 (3.03%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (3.03%) IVR
1 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
1 1 (3.03%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (69.70%) Scrum
3 19 (57.58%) Unit Testing
4 18 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (42.42%) Waterfall
6 11 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 11 (33.33%) Coaching
7 8 (24.24%) MVC
8 6 (18.18%) SOA
8 6 (18.18%) ETL
8 6 (18.18%) Test Strategy
9 5 (15.15%) Multithreading
9 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (15.15%) UML
10 4 (12.12%) DSDM
10 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
11 3 (9.09%) Analytics
11 3 (9.09%) Web Analytics
11 3 (9.09%) CMMI
11 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) SQL
2 14 (42.42%) T-SQL
3 8 (24.24%) C#
4 7 (21.21%) Ruby
5 6 (18.18%) Java
5 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 4 (12.12%) Python
6 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
7 3 (9.09%) XPath
7 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
7 3 (9.09%) C++
8 1 (3.03%) VB
8 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) XenServer
1 1 (3.03%) vSphere
1 1 (3.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (9.09%) Cobbler
1 3 (9.09%) Puppet
1 3 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) EnterpriseDB
3 1 (3.03%) Perforce
3 1 (3.03%) IBM
3 1 (3.03%) Chordiant