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 3 months to 22 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)
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 39 29
Rank change year-on-year +9 -10  
Contract jobs citing RUP 11 21 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 6.32% 5.87% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.10% 6.44% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Median daily rate £575 £395 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.56% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +16.66% +5.88%  
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 Shropshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 155 326 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 89.08% 91.06% 88.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 125 60
Median daily rate £535 £460 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.30% +15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £363 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £528 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £11.09 £25.12 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.85% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

RUP
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire 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 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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RUP in Shropshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 3 months to 22 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
Telford +3 11 £575 +45.56% 1
RUP
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for RUP.

1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (76.92%) Waterfall
2 7 (53.85%) Pega
3 6 (46.15%) TDD
3 6 (46.15%) Zachman Framework
3 6 (46.15%) TOGAF
3 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
3 6 (46.15%) Hadoop
3 6 (46.15%) Project Management
3 6 (46.15%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (46.15%) BEA
3 6 (46.15%) Informatica
3 6 (46.15%) Shell Script
3 6 (46.15%) webMethods
3 6 (46.15%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) Perl
3 6 (46.15%) PL/SQL
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) J2EE
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle
3 6 (46.15%) WebLogic
3 6 (46.15%) ITIL
3 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
3 6 (46.15%) Unix
3 6 (46.15%) IT Strategy
4 5 (38.46%) Virtual Environments
4 5 (38.46%) ClearCase
4 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (38.46%) Middleware
4 5 (38.46%) Software Architecture

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 6 (46.15%) WebLogic
2 4 (30.77%) Documentum
3 3 (23.08%) Apache Spark
3 3 (23.08%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Hadoop
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle OWB
3 3 (23.08%) Apache Hive
3 3 (23.08%) Big Data
3 3 (23.08%) Pentaho
4 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) ClearCase
2 3 (23.08%) CA Gen
2 3 (23.08%) ClearQuest
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Architect
2 6 (46.15%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Big Data Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Data Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Hadoop Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) AWS Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Azure Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Digital Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Hadoop Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) J2EE
2 5 (38.46%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (76.92%) Waterfall
2 6 (46.15%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (46.15%) IT Strategy
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
2 6 (46.15%) Project Management
2 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
2 6 (46.15%) TDD
2 6 (46.15%) TOGAF
2 6 (46.15%) Zachman Framework
3 5 (38.46%) Business Analysis
3 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (38.46%) Project Planning
3 5 (38.46%) Software Architecture
3 5 (38.46%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (38.46%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
5 3 (23.08%) Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
1 6 (46.15%) Perl
1 6 (46.15%) PL/SQL
1 6 (46.15%) Shell Script
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Pega
2 6 (46.15%) BEA
2 6 (46.15%) Informatica
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) webMethods
3 3 (23.08%) Cloudera