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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational Rhapsody
Rank 71 71 68
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.35% 0.12% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.70% 0.69% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £344
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £46.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +32.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
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
111 145 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.00% 16.82% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 124 59
Average daily rate £350 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £46.25 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £42.88 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.65 £47.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 7 (100.00%) SysML
2 4 (57.14%) UML
2 4 (57.14%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) MISRA C
3 3 (42.86%) MISRA
3 3 (42.86%) Ada 95
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) Ada
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Change Control
4 2 (28.57%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) MS Office
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management

Rational Rhapsody
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) System Verification Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Validation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Verification Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) SysML
2 4 (57.14%) UML
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Change Control
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Ada
1 3 (42.86%) Ada 95
1 3 (42.86%) C
1 3 (42.86%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) MISRA
1 3 (42.86%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft