The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 26 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)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 54 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 -  
Contract jobs citing RUP 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.32% 0.47% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 510 507 706
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 80.82% 78.60% 78.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 268 364
Median daily rate £425 £425 £377
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 17 60
Median hourly rate £17.77 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.92% -23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £47.50
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 Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

RUP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RUP in Hertfordshire

RUP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RUP in Hertfordshire

RUP
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RUP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead +7 2 - -
RUP
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for RUP.

1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) DataPower
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) EAI
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (50.00%) .NET

RUP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Messaging Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (50.00%) EAI
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft