The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 24 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)
UK / Wales
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 75
Contract jobs citing RUP 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - - 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £363
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 Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 529 441 720
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 85.88% 78.47% 82.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 310 492
Median daily rate £380 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 22 29
Median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +133.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.88 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £72.50 £21.75
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 Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Wales

RUP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RUP in Wales

RUP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RUP in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 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 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