The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 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 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational Rhapsody
Rank 539 539 545
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 14 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.015% 0.025%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.23% 0.13% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £305 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6182 5455 5595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.90% 11.77% 10.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4045 3493 3374
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 137 196
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £25.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -2 6 - -
East of England -18 4 - - 2
South West -28 3 - -
London - - - - 2
Midlands - - - -
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Rational Rhapsody
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 44 (81.48%) UML
2 38 (70.37%) Software Engineering
3 26 (48.15%) Rational DOORS
4 20 (37.04%) C++
5 18 (33.33%) Validation
6 15 (27.78%) MATLAB
7 12 (22.22%) Simulink
8 11 (20.37%) Configuration Management
8 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
8 11 (20.37%) Degree
9 9 (16.67%) OO
9 9 (16.67%) C
10 8 (14.81%) IBM
10 8 (14.81%) Serena
10 8 (14.81%) Multithreading
11 7 (12.96%) HL7
11 7 (12.96%) Embedded Systems
11 7 (12.96%) CAN bus
11 7 (12.96%) Automotive
11 7 (12.96%) Linux
12 6 (11.11%) NHS
12 6 (11.11%) Ada
12 6 (11.11%) Military
13 5 (9.26%) SQL
13 5 (9.26%) Requirements Management
14 4 (7.41%) Integration Testing
14 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
14 4 (7.41%) Requirements Engineering
14 4 (7.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 4 (7.41%) SysML

Rational Rhapsody
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (22.22%) Simulink
2 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (48.15%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (7.41%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.70%) Bugzilla
3 2 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 7 (12.96%) Automotive
2 6 (11.11%) Military
3 4 (7.41%) Electronics
4 3 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) Ada Software Engineer
4 3 (5.56%) Architect
4 3 (5.56%) Developer
4 3 (5.56%) Analyst
5 2 (3.70%) Test Engineer
5 2 (3.70%) Integration Specialist
5 2 (3.70%) Verification Engineer
5 2 (3.70%) Designer
5 2 (3.70%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (3.70%) Systems Architect
6 1 (1.85%) Principal Software Engineer
6 1 (1.85%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (1.85%) Senior Systems Architect
6 1 (1.85%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (1.85%) .NET Developer
6 1 (1.85%) C++ Developer
6 1 (1.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) .NET
1 4 (7.41%) Hibernate
2 3 (5.56%) XML
2 3 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.85%) STL
3 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.85%) jQuery
3 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Embedded Systems
1 7 (12.96%) CAN bus
2 6 (11.11%) NHS
3 1 (1.85%) Mechatronics
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) Windows
3 2 (3.70%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (81.48%) UML
2 38 (70.37%) Software Engineering
3 18 (33.33%) Validation
4 11 (20.37%) Configuration Management
5 9 (16.67%) OO
6 8 (14.81%) Multithreading
7 5 (9.26%) Requirements Management
8 4 (7.41%) Integration Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Requirements Engineering
8 4 (7.41%) SysML
8 4 (7.41%) Six Sigma
9 3 (5.56%) ITIL
9 3 (5.56%) Problem Management
9 3 (5.56%) Embedded Software Development
9 3 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (3.70%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.70%) Use Case
10 2 (3.70%) Software Testing
10 2 (3.70%) Data Analysis
10 2 (3.70%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.04%) C++
2 15 (27.78%) MATLAB
3 9 (16.67%) C
4 6 (11.11%) Ada
5 5 (9.26%) SQL
6 4 (7.41%) C#
6 4 (7.41%) Embedded C
7 3 (5.56%) MUMPS
7 3 (5.56%) Java
8 1 (1.85%) Python
8 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
1 11 (20.37%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) HL7
2 3 (5.56%) ISO 9000
3 2 (3.70%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) IBM
1 8 (14.81%) Serena
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.56%) InterSystems