The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 23 April 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)
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 105 91
Contract jobs citing RUP 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds - 0.13% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.15% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £480 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +74.54%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -32.77% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 899 1332 1154
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 86.44% 86.89% 86.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 957 781
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 22 17
Median hourly rate £39.00 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +200.00% -27.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £10.20 £13.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.64 £27.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

RUP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RUP in Leeds

RUP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RUP in Leeds