The table below looks at the statistics for Rational Rhapsody skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rational Rhapsody over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational Rhapsody
Rank 67 65 68
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 5 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.57% 0.68% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.81% 4.58% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £335 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £253
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +38.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Average hourly rate £47.50 £36.40 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.49% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.15 £35.00 £34.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.75 £37.46 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.75 £37.04 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+20.81% +0.10%
Rational Rhapsody
South West

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

Development Applications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
104 131 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.82% 14.95% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 89 81
Average daily rate £380 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.04 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.74% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.10 £35.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.70 £40.00 £35.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%

Rational Rhapsody
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Rational Rhapsody across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Rational Rhapsody Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Rational Rhapsody
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Rational Rhapsody Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Rational Rhapsody
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Rational Rhapsody across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Rational Rhapsody Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Rational Rhapsody
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Rational Rhapsody also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Rational Rhapsody.

1 6 (85.71%) UML
2 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) SysML
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Ada 95
3 4 (57.14%) Ada
3 4 (57.14%) C++
4 3 (42.86%) C
4 3 (42.86%) MISRA C
4 3 (42.86%) MISRA
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) HL7
5 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (14.29%) Itk
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (14.29%) Threat Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 1 (14.29%) SOAP
5 1 (14.29%) ETL
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) NHS
5 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management

Rational Rhapsody
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Rational Rhapsody also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Rational Rhapsody. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) SSIS Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) System Verification Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) Itk
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) UML
2 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) SysML
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
3 1 (14.29%) Threat Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Ada
1 4 (57.14%) Ada 95
1 4 (57.14%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) C
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) MISRA
1 3 (42.86%) MISRA C
2 1 (14.29%) HL7
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft