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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 105 98 91
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing RUP 5 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.25% 0.46% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.55% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Average daily rate £320 £355 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.85% +4.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £417 £347
% change year-on-year
+7.86% +20.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £22.50 £37.68
% change year-on-year
+111.11% -40.27%
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
1656 1442 1189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.14% 83.45% 77.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1130 1021 725
Average daily rate £400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £21.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £11.75 £12.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.55 £36.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Leeds -15 5 £320 -11.72% 4
RUP
Yorkshire

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (77.78%) Scrum
3 12 (66.67%) SQL
4 10 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (50.00%) Ruby
5 9 (50.00%) Unix
5 9 (50.00%) Linux
5 9 (50.00%) DSDM
5 9 (50.00%) Python
5 9 (50.00%) Tivoli
5 9 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 9 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 9 (50.00%) Puppet
5 9 (50.00%) Cobbler
5 9 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (44.44%) DevOps
7 7 (38.89%) EnterpriseDB
7 7 (38.89%) Shell Script
7 7 (38.89%) Oracle
8 6 (33.33%) Xen
8 6 (33.33%) Unit Testing
8 6 (33.33%) XenServer
8 6 (33.33%) OpenStack
8 6 (33.33%) vSphere
8 6 (33.33%) CloudStack
9 5 (27.78%) Coaching
9 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
9 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
9 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (27.78%) Finance

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (33.33%) CloudStack
1 6 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Data Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Test Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.56%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Camel
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
1 9 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (77.78%) Scrum
3 10 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 9 (50.00%) DSDM
5 8 (44.44%) DevOps
6 6 (33.33%) Unit Testing
7 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (27.78%) Coaching
7 5 (27.78%) Defect Tracking
7 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
7 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
8 4 (22.22%) SDLC
9 3 (16.67%) Server Building
10 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
10 1 (5.56%) Defect Management
10 1 (5.56%) Front End Development
10 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (5.56%) SFIA
10 1 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 9 (50.00%) Python
2 9 (50.00%) Ruby
3 7 (38.89%) Shell Script
4 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) vSphere
1 6 (33.33%) Xen
1 6 (33.33%) XenServer
2 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) Cobbler
1 9 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (50.00%) Puppet
1 9 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.56%) logstash
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) EnterpriseDB
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle