The first table below looks at the demand for Rational Rhapsody skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rational Rhapsody over the 3 months to 18 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 East of England 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational Rhapsody
Rank 134 114 129
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +15
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 10 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.32% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.55% 1.76% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £273 £348 £425
% change year-on-year
-21.36% -18.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 6
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% -5.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.49% +2.14%
Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
392 227 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.43% 10.08% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 123 171
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 58
Average hourly rate £37.00 £33.67 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.90% -7.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £16.15 £26.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £51.35 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Rational Rhapsody
England

Rational Rhapsody
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Rational Rhapsody Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Rational Rhapsody
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody across the East of England region.

Rational Rhapsody Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Rational Rhapsody
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Rational Rhapsody Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Rational Rhapsody
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rational Rhapsody within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire -14 3 - - 3
Rational Rhapsody
England

Rational Rhapsody
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 9 (81.82%) UML
1 9 (81.82%) Software Engineering
1 9 (81.82%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (63.64%) Serena
3 5 (45.45%) Ada
4 4 (36.36%) Eclipse
4 4 (36.36%) C++
4 4 (36.36%) MATLAB
4 4 (36.36%) Simulink
4 4 (36.36%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (36.36%) Hibernate
5 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
6 2 (18.18%) Validation
6 2 (18.18%) VxWorks
6 2 (18.18%) OO
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) DO-178B
7 1 (9.09%) HL7
7 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 1 (9.09%) NHS
7 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis

Rational Rhapsody
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 4 (36.36%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (36.36%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Software Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Ada Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Principal Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) UML
1 9 (81.82%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 2 (18.18%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Ada
2 4 (36.36%) C++
2 4 (36.36%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) DO-178B
2 1 (9.09%) HL7
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Serena