The table below looks at the statistics for Rational Rhapsody skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rational Rhapsody over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational Rhapsody
Rank - 35 50
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.57% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category - 12.50% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £305 £425
% change year-on-year
+80.32% -28.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £39.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+21.95% -3.52%
Rational Rhapsody
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
57 16 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.62% 4.58% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 8 35
Median daily rate £471 £375 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £338 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £42.72 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Rational Rhapsody
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Rational Rhapsody as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Rational Rhapsody Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Rational Rhapsody
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Rational Rhapsody across the Bedfordshire region.

Rational Rhapsody Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Rational Rhapsody
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Rational Rhapsody.

1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) VxWorks
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) VectorCAST
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Ada
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared

Rational Rhapsody
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (100.00%) VectorCAST
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Ada Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Ada Software Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Ada
1 2 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft