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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 91 77 80
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs citing RUP 4 18 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.24% 1.19% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 1.58% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 8
Average daily rate
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£279 £340 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.01% -4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £300 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £340 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £39.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -11.40%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1297 1136 1363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.71% 75.13% 73.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 838 604 772
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 41 35
Average hourly rate £14.25 £33.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.81% +88.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.90 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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
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 1 August 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
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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 - 2 - -
Leeds -20 1 £220 -35.29% 4
RUP
Yorkshire

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Scrum
1 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) ETL
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) OLAP
3 2 (25.00%) RAD
3 2 (25.00%) Unified Process
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) V-Model
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Web Testing
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (12.50%) dotCover
4 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
4 1 (12.50%) FindBugs
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Spring

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) OLAP
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) dotCover
2 1 (12.50%) FindBugs
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) ReSharper
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Rational Rose
2 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Database Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Database Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Manager
3 1 (12.50%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) UAT Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Application Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Siebel Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Information Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Spring
1 1 (12.50%) WCF
1 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) iPhone
1 1 (12.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Scrum
1 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) RAD
3 2 (25.00%) Unified Process
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) V-Model
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Data Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Pega
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Perforce
2 1 (12.50%) Siebel