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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational Rhapsody
Rank 525 527 504
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -23
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 32 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.027% 0.044%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.52% 0.23% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £314 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.52% -10.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £353 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £344 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £35.00 £34.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.70 £36.60 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -2.77%
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
6182 5253 4959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.56% 11.78% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4242 3390 3141
Average daily rate £400 £386 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +1.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 118 205
Average hourly rate £36.40 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -13 7 £460 -
South East - 5 £373 -
London +15 3 - -
East of England - - - - 8
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Rational Rhapsody
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 34 (59.65%) UML
2 22 (38.60%) Software Engineering
3 21 (36.84%) Rational DOORS
4 20 (35.09%) Security Cleared
4 20 (35.09%) C++
5 19 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 17 (29.82%) Requirements Engineering
6 17 (29.82%) Java
7 15 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (22.81%) C
8 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
9 12 (21.05%) Validation
10 11 (19.30%) Management Information System
10 11 (19.30%) MATLAB
11 10 (17.54%) Automotive
11 10 (17.54%) Web Services
11 10 (17.54%) Requirements Analysis
11 10 (17.54%) Algorithms
12 9 (15.79%) Google
12 9 (15.79%) GWT
13 8 (14.04%) Degree
13 8 (14.04%) HL7
13 8 (14.04%) OO
13 8 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (14.04%) Scrum
13 8 (14.04%) NHS
13 8 (14.04%) Middleware
13 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (12.28%) Six Sigma
14 7 (12.28%) ClearQuest

Rational Rhapsody
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 4 (7.02%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.51%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (1.75%) JCAPS
3 1 (1.75%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Simulink
2 3 (5.26%) Stateflow
3 1 (1.75%) TargetLink
3 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (36.84%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (12.28%) ClearQuest
2 7 (12.28%) ClearCase
3 5 (8.77%) LoadRunner
3 5 (8.77%) eggPlant
3 5 (8.77%) NeoLoad
3 5 (8.77%) Subversion
4 1 (1.75%) Maven
4 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (17.54%) Automotive
2 2 (3.51%) Military
2 2 (3.51%) Electronics
2 2 (3.51%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.75%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Software Engineer
2 12 (21.05%) Developer
3 8 (14.04%) Team Leader
3 8 (14.04%) Technical Team Leader
3 8 (14.04%) Middleware Team Leader
4 7 (12.28%) Integration Specialist
4 7 (12.28%) C++ Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Test Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Performance Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Performance Test Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Software Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (1.75%) Java Software Engineer
9 1 (1.75%) Systems Architect
9 1 (1.75%) Integration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.54%) Web Services
2 9 (15.79%) GWT
3 8 (14.04%) Middleware
4 7 (12.28%) Spring
5 6 (10.53%) Itk
6 5 (8.77%) JSP
6 5 (8.77%) XML
6 5 (8.77%) Hibernate
6 5 (8.77%) OpenMP
7 2 (3.51%) Apache Camel
7 2 (3.51%) JPA
8 1 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Management Information System
2 10 (17.54%) Algorithms
3 8 (14.04%) NHS
3 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (10.53%) CAN bus
5 5 (8.77%) Mechatronics
6 4 (7.02%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.75%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Linux
2 2 (3.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (59.65%) UML
2 22 (38.60%) Software Engineering
3 17 (29.82%) Requirements Engineering
4 15 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (21.05%) Validation
6 10 (17.54%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (14.04%) OO
7 8 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (14.04%) Scrum
8 7 (12.28%) Six Sigma
8 7 (12.28%) Embedded Software Development
8 7 (12.28%) Information Management
8 7 (12.28%) SysML
9 6 (10.53%) TDD
9 6 (10.53%) Signal Processing
10 5 (8.77%) ITIL
10 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
10 5 (8.77%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (8.77%) Waterfall
10 5 (8.77%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.09%) C++
2 17 (29.82%) Java
3 13 (22.81%) C
4 11 (19.30%) MATLAB
5 6 (10.53%) SQL
5 6 (10.53%) Python
6 3 (5.26%) Embedded C
7 2 (3.51%) Embedded C++
7 2 (3.51%) Ada
7 2 (3.51%) Pascal
8 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.75%) Perl
8 1 (1.75%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 20 (35.09%) Security Cleared
2 19 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.04%) Degree
4 7 (12.28%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 5 (8.77%) ISEB
5 5 (8.77%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) HL7
2 5 (8.77%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.75%) QA
3 1 (1.75%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.75%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) Google
2 6 (10.53%) Oracle
3 5 (8.77%) HP
3 5 (8.77%) Intel
4 3 (5.26%) IBM
5 2 (3.51%) QNX
6 1 (1.75%) Mercator
6 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
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