Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for RUP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RUP over the 6 months to 25 November 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)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 96 110
Contract jobs citing RUP 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.21% 0.096%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.24% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Cheshire median daily rate - £375 -
North West median daily rate £425 £375 £700
% change year-on-year +13.33% -46.43% +100.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

RUP is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1101 1239 1754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 83.60% 86.10% 84.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 887 1160
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £263 £237 £280
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 57
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.06 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.80% +8.93% -4.19%
10th Percentile £10.13 £13.00 £12.74
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.75 £35.00
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year +13.64% -30.16% +80.00%

RUP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing RUP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for RUP in Cheshire

RUP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RUP in Cheshire