Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 24 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)
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 37 12
Rank change year-on-year -13 -25 +20
Contract jobs citing RUP 5 43 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 1.27% 5.54% 11.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 6.14% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 9
Shropshire median daily rate £575 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.35% -3.75% -
10th Percentile £563 £315 £341
90th Percentile £588 £466 £600
West Midlands median daily rate £538 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +34.38% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Shropshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands 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 Shropshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Shropshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 365 700 365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 92.88% 90.21% 90.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 282 113
Shropshire median daily rate £460 £428 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.60% +6.88% +14.29%
10th Percentile £351 £308 £263
90th Percentile £590 £574 £555
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 17
Shropshire median hourly rate £30.06 £43.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.90% +74.00% +91.50%
10th Percentile £22.59 £42.75 £12.35
90th Percentile £38.68 £44.25 £40.87
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -

RUP
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for RUP in Shropshire

RUP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RUP in Shropshire

RUP
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RUP within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -9 5 £575 +49.35%
RUP
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for RUP.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (60.00%) IT Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Zachman Framework
2 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) Documentum
3 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (40.00%) Pega
3 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Conflict Management
3 2 (40.00%) Virtual Environments

RUP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 (40.00%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (60.00%) IT Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (60.00%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Conflict Management
3 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Pega