The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Bristol region.

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.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational Rhapsody
Rank 71 56 65
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 5 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.54% 0.16% 0.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.63% 1.67% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £253 £348 £388
% change year-on-year
-27.12% -10.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.22% +1.42%
Development Applications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
108 60 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.66% 9.38% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 40 59
Average daily rate £330 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £243 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £382 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +8.00%
Rational Rhapsody
South West

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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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
1 6 (85.71%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (71.43%) Requirements Management
2 5 (71.43%) Validation
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
4 3 (42.86%) System Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 2 (28.57%) SysML
5 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
6 1 (14.29%) Marketing
6 1 (14.29%) C
6 1 (14.29%) C++
6 1 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared

Rational Rhapsody
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) UML
2 5 (71.43%) Requirements Management
2 5 (71.43%) Validation
3 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 3 (42.86%) System Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) SysML
4 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared