The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 103 82 85
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Contract jobs citing RUP 5 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.28% 0.53% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.72% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 6
Average daily rate £350 £375 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +19.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £298 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £406
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £27.49 £37.91
% change year-on-year
+67.33% -27.48%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1371 975 1310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 76.04% 73.58% 73.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 506 709
Average daily rate £350 £330 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 31
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.93 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.30% -9.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.83 £12.17 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
RUP
Yorkshire

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -22 3 £405 +8.00% 1
Bradford - - - -
Halifax - - - - 3
RUP
Yorkshire

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
2 6 (46.15%) DSDM
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) MVC
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (38.46%) JIRA
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) UNIX
4 4 (30.77%) UML
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 4 (30.77%) WCF
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) Ajax
5 3 (23.08%) NHibernate
5 3 (23.08%) WPF
5 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
5 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) CMMI
5 3 (23.08%) Perforce
5 3 (23.08%) WinForms
5 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) XHTML

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) Confluence
3 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) JIRA
2 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) ReSharper
3 1 (7.69%) FindBugs
3 1 (7.69%) dotCover
3 1 (7.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (7.69%) Maven
3 1 (7.69%) Rational Rose
3 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
1 3 (23.08%) Team Leader
1 3 (23.08%) Development Team Leader
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Team Leader
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Development Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Functional Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Application Development Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Development Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Information Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Development Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Siebel Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
1 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
1 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (30.77%) WCF
3 3 (23.08%) Ajax
3 3 (23.08%) NHibernate
3 3 (23.08%) WPF
3 3 (23.08%) WinForms
3 3 (23.08%) XHTML
3 3 (23.08%) CSS
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) Middleware
4 2 (15.38%) REST
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
5 1 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) UNIX
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) DSDM
1 6 (46.15%) MVC
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) UML
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
4 3 (23.08%) CMMI
4 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) Six Sigma
4 3 (23.08%) CRM
5 2 (15.38%) OOD
5 2 (15.38%) SOA
5 2 (15.38%) OO
5 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
6 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) XenServer
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
1 1 (7.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Cobbler
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) Perforce
4 1 (7.69%) Pega
4 1 (7.69%) EnterpriseDB
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Siebel