The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 30 March 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 110 95
Contract jobs citing RUP 0 2 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - 0.10% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.12% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -32.22% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1140 1627 1561
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 85.07% 83.05% 85.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 764 1140 999
Median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 37 40
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.46% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £9.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £21.50 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RUP in West Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RUP in West Yorkshire