The table below looks at the statistics for Rational Rhapsody skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational Rhapsody
Rank 560 537 531
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -6
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 20 39 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.076% 0.023%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.30% 0.62% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 6
Average daily rate
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£388 £275 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -20.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £235 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £309 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £273 £348
% change year-on-year
+24.42% -21.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 2
Average hourly rate £37.04 £37.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.10% +3.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.65 £35.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £35.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+0.10% +3.49%
Rational Rhapsody
UK

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

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6565 6292 5062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.97% 12.25% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4235 4100 3246
Average daily rate £400 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 111 146
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +1.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £31.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.05 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.27 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.64% +5.33%

Rational Rhapsody
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Rational Rhapsody Jobs Demand Trend in England

Rational Rhapsody
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Rational Rhapsody Daily Rate Trend in England

Rational Rhapsody
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Rational Rhapsody Hourly Rate Trend in England

Rational Rhapsody
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Rational Rhapsody across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Rational Rhapsody Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Rational Rhapsody
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West +10 11 - -
East of England +11 2 - - 3
South East -26 1 - -
Rational Rhapsody
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Rational Rhapsody
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 33 (55.93%) UML
2 27 (45.76%) Rational DOORS
3 22 (37.29%) Software Engineering
4 21 (35.59%) Security Cleared
5 19 (32.20%) SC Cleared
6 18 (30.51%) Requirements Engineering
6 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (30.51%) C++
7 15 (25.42%) Java
7 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
8 13 (22.03%) Management Information System
9 12 (20.34%) HL7
10 11 (18.64%) GWT
10 11 (18.64%) Degree
10 11 (18.64%) Requirements Analysis
10 11 (18.64%) Google
10 11 (18.64%) SysML
10 11 (18.64%) C
10 11 (18.64%) Web Services
11 10 (16.95%) NHS
11 10 (16.95%) Scrum
11 10 (16.95%) Spring
12 9 (15.25%) Information Management
12 9 (15.25%) Validation
12 9 (15.25%) ClearQuest
12 9 (15.25%) ClearCase
13 8 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (13.56%) JSP
13 8 (13.56%) Automotive
13 8 (13.56%) Hibernate

Rational Rhapsody
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
1 2 (3.39%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (1.69%) Apache
2 1 (1.69%) JCAPS
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Simulink
2 2 (3.39%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) FlexRay
2 1 (1.69%) FTP
2 1 (1.69%) HTTP
2 1 (1.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (45.76%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (15.25%) ClearCase
2 9 (15.25%) ClearQuest
3 5 (8.47%) Subversion
3 5 (8.47%) eggPlant
3 5 (8.47%) NeoLoad
3 5 (8.47%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.69%) Maven
4 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (13.56%) Automotive
2 4 (6.78%) Military
3 2 (3.39%) Marketing
3 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.39%) Electronics
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.69%) Finance
4 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.69%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 20 (33.90%) Software Engineer
2 8 (13.56%) Developer
3 7 (11.86%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) Team Leader
3 7 (11.86%) Technical Team Leader
3 7 (11.86%) Middleware Team Leader
4 6 (10.17%) Integration Specialist
5 5 (8.47%) Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Test Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Performance Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Performance Test Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Verification Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) C++ Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Software Architect
8 2 (3.39%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.64%) Web Services
1 11 (18.64%) GWT
2 10 (16.95%) Spring
3 8 (13.56%) Hibernate
3 8 (13.56%) JSP
4 7 (11.86%) Middleware
5 6 (10.17%) XML
5 6 (10.17%) Itk
6 2 (3.39%) Apache Camel
6 2 (3.39%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.03%) Management Information System
2 10 (16.95%) NHS
3 5 (8.47%) Mechatronics
3 5 (8.47%) CAN bus
4 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.78%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.39%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.69%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.39%) Windows
2 1 (1.69%) Linux
2 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.93%) UML
2 22 (37.29%) Software Engineering
3 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (30.51%) Requirements Engineering
4 11 (18.64%) SysML
4 11 (18.64%) Requirements Analysis
5 10 (16.95%) Scrum
6 9 (15.25%) Validation
6 9 (15.25%) Information Management
7 8 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (11.86%) Six Sigma
9 6 (10.17%) ITIL
9 6 (10.17%) Configuration Management
9 6 (10.17%) TDD
10 5 (8.47%) Requirements Management
10 5 (8.47%) Test Management
10 5 (8.47%) Test Scripting
10 5 (8.47%) Performance Testing
10 5 (8.47%) V-Model
10 5 (8.47%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.51%) C++
2 15 (25.42%) Java
3 11 (18.64%) C
4 7 (11.86%) MATLAB
5 5 (8.47%) SQL
5 5 (8.47%) Python
6 2 (3.39%) Embedded C
6 2 (3.39%) C#
6 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (35.59%) Security Cleared
2 19 (32.20%) SC Cleared
3 11 (18.64%) Degree
4 7 (11.86%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 5 (8.47%) ISEB
5 5 (8.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.34%) HL7
2 1 (1.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) Google
2 6 (10.17%) Oracle
3 5 (8.47%) HP
4 3 (5.08%) IBM
5 1 (1.69%) InterSystems
5 1 (1.69%) SAP
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