The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for RUP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Rational Unified Process (RUP)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 121 108
Contract jobs citing RUP 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.085% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.11% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £320 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -36.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +27.77% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

RUP is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1469 1884 1938
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 81.12% 79.93% 78.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 1037 955
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 72 76
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.00 £39.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

RUP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing RUP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for RUP in Berkshire

RUP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RUP in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for RUP in Berkshire

RUP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RUP in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RUP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for RUP.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) RAD
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

RUP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ERP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) RAD
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle