The table below looks at the statistics for Rational Rhapsody skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rational Rhapsody over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational Rhapsody
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £293 £350 £253
% change year-on-year
-16.42% +38.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.75 £36.72 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+21.86% -0.75%
Rational Rhapsody
North 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 Cheshire region.

Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
192 142 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.45% 14.26% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 98 35
Median daily rate £413 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £463 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Median hourly rate £16.00 - £40.57
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.04 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -3.79%

Rational Rhapsody
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire 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 Cheshire