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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rational Rhapsody over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational Rhapsody
Rank 617 618 603
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 16 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.038% 0.026%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.19% 0.27% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Median daily rate £610 £340 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.41% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £305 £425
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -28.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 5
Median hourly rate £51.25 £46.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.41% +8.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £41.00 £36.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.78 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.25 £46.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+11.41% +8.23%
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
8290 7338 6598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.52% 14.07% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5640 4885 4272
Median daily rate £438 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.02% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 130 118
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £22.12 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

Rational Rhapsody
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 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 30 August 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rational Rhapsody within the England region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England +19 6 - -
London -14 3 £610 +35.55%
South East +10 2 £350 +2.94%
West Midlands -32 2 - -
South West +7 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Rational Rhapsody
UK

Rational Rhapsody
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Rational Rhapsody also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Rational Rhapsody.

1 35 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 32 (64.00%) UML
3 21 (42.00%) Linux
4 20 (40.00%) C++
5 19 (38.00%) Ada
6 18 (36.00%) C
7 15 (30.00%) Rational DOORS
8 13 (26.00%) Ada 95
9 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
11 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
12 9 (18.00%) Unix
12 9 (18.00%) Embedded Software Development
13 8 (16.00%) Windows
13 8 (16.00%) Visual Studio
13 8 (16.00%) HL7
13 8 (16.00%) Integration Testing
14 7 (14.00%) Subversion
14 7 (14.00%) Scrum
14 7 (14.00%) IBM
14 7 (14.00%) MATLAB
14 7 (14.00%) Simulink
14 7 (14.00%) OO
14 7 (14.00%) Embedded Systems
15 6 (12.00%) Regular Expression
15 6 (12.00%) Kalman Filter
15 6 (12.00%) iptables
15 6 (12.00%) ClearCase
15 6 (12.00%) Ethernet
15 6 (12.00%) SNMP

Rational Rhapsody
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (6.00%) Confluence
2 2 (4.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (12.00%) IPv4
1 6 (12.00%) SNMP
2 4 (8.00%) RS-232
2 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.00%) HTTP
3 3 (6.00%) SMTP
4 2 (4.00%) RS-422
5 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (4.00%) Big Data
1 2 (4.00%) GIS
1 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (2.00%) OLTP
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (30.00%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (16.00%) Visual Studio
3 7 (14.00%) Subversion
4 6 (12.00%) ClearCase
4 6 (12.00%) CppUnit
5 5 (10.00%) Eclipse
6 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (6.00%) JIRA
6 3 (6.00%) NetBeans
6 3 (6.00%) VectorCAST
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (8.00%) Avionics
2 3 (6.00%) Games
3 2 (4.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.00%) Automotive
4 1 (2.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 33 (66.00%) Software Engineer
2 12 (24.00%) Ada Engineer
2 12 (24.00%) Ada Software Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Developer
4 6 (12.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) C++ Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Embedded Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Java Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Integration Specialist
8 2 (4.00%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 2 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 6 (12.00%) Regular Expression
2 5 (10.00%) .NET
3 4 (8.00%) MFC
4 2 (4.00%) HTML
4 2 (4.00%) OpenGL
4 2 (4.00%) SOAP
4 2 (4.00%) Web Services
5 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.00%) CSS
5 1 (2.00%) Itk
5 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (10.00%) NHS
3 2 (4.00%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (4.00%) Equities
3 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.00%) Linux
2 9 (18.00%) Unix
3 8 (16.00%) Windows
4 3 (6.00%) VxWorks
4 3 (6.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.00%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 32 (64.00%) UML
3 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (18.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 8 (16.00%) Integration Testing
6 7 (14.00%) OO
6 7 (14.00%) Scrum
7 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (12.00%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (10.00%) Multithreading
8 5 (10.00%) Yourdon
9 4 (8.00%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
9 4 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (8.00%) SDLC
9 4 (8.00%) SysML
10 3 (6.00%) Validation
11 2 (4.00%) Risk Management
11 2 (4.00%) Threat Analysis
11 2 (4.00%) Unit Testing
11 2 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.00%) C++
2 19 (38.00%) Ada
3 18 (36.00%) C
4 13 (26.00%) Ada 95
5 7 (14.00%) MATLAB
6 6 (12.00%) Shell Script
7 5 (10.00%) Java
8 4 (8.00%) C++/CLI
9 3 (6.00%) C#
9 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
10 2 (4.00%) SQL
10 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
11 1 (2.00%) Embedded C++
11 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) ISEB
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) HL7
2 4 (8.00%) DO-178B
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) iptables
1 6 (12.00%) OpenSSH
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) IBM
2 5 (10.00%) QNX
3 4 (8.00%) Cerner
3 4 (8.00%) Telelogic
4 3 (6.00%) McKesson
4 3 (6.00%) MEDITECH
5 2 (4.00%) Microsoft