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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational Rhapsody
Rank 543 549 524
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -25
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 37 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.019% 0.047%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.55% 0.16% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 7
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£375 £306 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £306 £185
% change year-on-year
+22.44% +65.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +1.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £35.30 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £37.35 £37.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+10.27% -1.35%
Rational Rhapsody
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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
6698 5509 5513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.84% 11.59% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4642 3642 3285
Average daily rate £400 £395 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 124 207
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -2.77%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Rational Rhapsody across the England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Rational Rhapsody Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 November 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 21 November 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
West Midlands - 9 £375 -
London - 5 - -
South East - 5 - - 1
East of England - - - - 2
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Rational Rhapsody
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 29 (61.70%) UML
2 19 (40.43%) Rational DOORS
3 18 (38.30%) Security Cleared
3 18 (38.30%) Software Engineering
4 17 (36.17%) C++
5 14 (29.79%) Java
5 14 (29.79%) SC Cleared
6 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (25.53%) Validation
7 11 (23.40%) Requirements Engineering
8 10 (21.28%) C
8 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
9 9 (19.15%) MATLAB
10 8 (17.02%) Middleware
10 8 (17.02%) Linux
10 8 (17.02%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (14.89%) Degree
11 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
11 7 (14.89%) OO
11 7 (14.89%) Web Services
11 7 (14.89%) Automotive
11 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (14.89%) Algorithms
12 6 (12.77%) Scrum
12 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
12 6 (12.77%) Python
12 6 (12.77%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (12.77%) GWT
12 6 (12.77%) TDD
12 6 (12.77%) Subversion

Rational Rhapsody
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 4 (8.51%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.13%) JCAPS
3 1 (2.13%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Simulink
2 1 (2.13%) Stateflow
2 1 (2.13%) TargetLink
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (40.43%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (12.77%) Subversion
3 5 (10.64%) eggPlant
3 5 (10.64%) NeoLoad
3 5 (10.64%) ClearCase
3 5 (10.64%) LoadRunner
3 5 (10.64%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.13%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (14.89%) Automotive
2 3 (6.38%) Military
2 3 (6.38%) Electronics
3 2 (4.26%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Software Engineer
2 10 (21.28%) Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Technical Team Leader
3 8 (17.02%) Team Leader
3 8 (17.02%) Middleware Team Leader
4 7 (14.89%) Test Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) C++ Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Integration Specialist
6 4 (8.51%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Performance Test Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Performance Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Analyst Programmer
9 1 (2.13%) Programmer
9 1 (2.13%) Integration Manager
9 1 (2.13%) Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) Middleware
2 7 (14.89%) Web Services
3 6 (12.77%) GWT
4 5 (10.64%) OpenMP
5 4 (8.51%) Spring
6 3 (6.38%) Hibernate
6 3 (6.38%) JSP
6 3 (6.38%) Itk
7 2 (4.26%) XML
8 1 (2.13%) .NET
8 1 (2.13%) Apache Camel
8 1 (2.13%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (14.89%) Algorithms
2 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.64%) NHS
4 4 (8.51%) CAN bus
5 3 (6.38%) Mechatronics
5 3 (6.38%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.13%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (61.70%) UML
2 18 (38.30%) Software Engineering
3 12 (25.53%) Validation
3 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (23.40%) Requirements Engineering
5 8 (17.02%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (14.89%) OO
7 6 (12.77%) TDD
7 6 (12.77%) Scrum
7 6 (12.77%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (10.64%) Performance Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Test Management
8 5 (10.64%) Test Scripting
8 5 (10.64%) Multithreading
8 5 (10.64%) V-Model
8 5 (10.64%) Test Automation
8 5 (10.64%) Parallel Programming
8 5 (10.64%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (10.64%) Waterfall
8 5 (10.64%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) C++
2 14 (29.79%) Java
3 10 (21.28%) C
4 9 (19.15%) MATLAB
5 6 (12.77%) Python
6 3 (6.38%) SQL
7 2 (4.26%) Ada
7 2 (4.26%) Embedded C
7 2 (4.26%) Embedded C++
7 2 (4.26%) Pascal
8 1 (2.13%) Tcl
8 1 (2.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (38.30%) Security Cleared
2 14 (29.79%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.89%) Degree
4 5 (10.64%) ISEB
4 5 (10.64%) ISTQB
5 4 (8.51%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) HL7
1 5 (10.64%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.13%) IEC 61508
2 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Google
2 5 (10.64%) HP
2 5 (10.64%) Intel
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle
3 3 (6.38%) IBM
4 2 (4.26%) QNX
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.13%) Mercator
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