The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 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)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 67
Contract jobs citing RUP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales - - 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 South Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 459 372 497
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 86.77% 78.65% 84.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 265 384
Median daily rate £375 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 17 19
Median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +129.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.70 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £72.50 £16.87
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 South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

RUP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RUP in South Wales

RUP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RUP in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 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 South Wales region with a requirement for RUP.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) Hibernate
2 10 (90.91%) Data Protection
2 10 (90.91%) Docker
2 10 (90.91%) Microservices
2 10 (90.91%) Front End Development
2 10 (90.91%) Spring
2 10 (90.91%) Java
3 9 (81.82%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
4 1 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (9.09%) NHS
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
4 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
4 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server

RUP
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
1 10 (90.91%) Java Developer
2 9 (81.82%) Java Web Developer
2 9 (81.82%) Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) UAT Lead
3 1 (9.09%) UAT Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) Hibernate
1 10 (90.91%) Spring
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) Data Protection
2 10 (90.91%) Front End Development
2 10 (90.91%) Microservices
3 9 (81.82%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (90.91%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Docker