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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank - 52 61
Contract jobs citing RUP 0 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire - 1.02% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.34% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -28.82% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 483 522 531
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 78.28% 76.20% 76.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 277 276
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £302 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £558 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 30
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +130.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £9.16 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £37.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RUP in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for RUP in Hertfordshire