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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational Rhapsody
Rank 579 562 539
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -23
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 21 9 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.019% 0.055%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.31% 0.16% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £250 £350
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 8
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% -1.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £35.00 £29.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.05 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -4.69%
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
6791 5708 5806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.79% 11.89% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4610 3816 3311
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 £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 122 229
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.45 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +3.67%

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 October 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
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 October 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 West -30 7 £438 - 1
South East - 5 - - 3
London -6 4 - -
West Midlands - 4 - -
East of England - - - - 1
Midlands - - - -
Rational Rhapsody
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Rational Rhapsody
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (82.86%) UML
2 21 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 16 (45.71%) C++
3 16 (45.71%) Rational DOORS
4 13 (37.14%) Security Cleared
5 12 (34.29%) Validation
6 10 (28.57%) MATLAB
6 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
7 9 (25.71%) C
7 9 (25.71%) Linux
8 8 (22.86%) Java
9 7 (20.00%) OO
9 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (20.00%) Algorithms
10 6 (17.14%) Requirements Engineering
10 6 (17.14%) Multithreading
10 6 (17.14%) Degree
10 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
11 5 (14.29%) Automotive
11 5 (14.29%) Simulink
11 5 (14.29%) IBM
11 5 (14.29%) Intel
11 5 (14.29%) OpenMP
11 5 (14.29%) Parallel Programming
11 5 (14.29%) Signal Processing
11 5 (14.29%) DO-178B
12 4 (11.43%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (11.43%) Embedded Software Development
12 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development

Rational Rhapsody
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 2 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Simulink
2 1 (2.86%) Stateflow
2 1 (2.86%) TargetLink
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (45.71%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (11.43%) Subversion
3 2 (5.71%) eggPlant
3 2 (5.71%) NeoLoad
3 2 (5.71%) ClearCase
3 2 (5.71%) LoadRunner
3 2 (5.71%) ClearQuest
3 2 (5.71%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (14.29%) Automotive
2 3 (8.57%) Military
3 2 (5.71%) Electronics
4 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Developer
3 6 (17.14%) C++ Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Test Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Performance Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Performance Test Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Verification Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Middleware Team Leader
7 1 (2.86%) Integration Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) Ada Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Team Leader
7 1 (2.86%) Integration Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) NHS Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) OpenMP
2 3 (8.57%) Web Services
3 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
3 2 (5.71%) GWT
4 1 (2.86%) Spring
4 1 (2.86%) Middleware
4 1 (2.86%) .NET
4 1 (2.86%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (11.43%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (8.57%) CAN bus
4 2 (5.71%) NHS
4 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.71%) Mechatronics
5 1 (2.86%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (82.86%) UML
2 21 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 12 (34.29%) Validation
4 7 (20.00%) OO
5 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
5 6 (17.14%) Requirements Engineering
5 6 (17.14%) Multithreading
6 5 (14.29%) Signal Processing
6 5 (14.29%) Parallel Programming
7 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.43%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
8 3 (8.57%) SysML
8 3 (8.57%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (8.57%) Six Sigma
9 2 (5.71%) Regression Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Scrum
9 2 (5.71%) Use Case
9 2 (5.71%) Performance Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) C++
2 10 (28.57%) MATLAB
3 9 (25.71%) C
4 8 (22.86%) Java
5 3 (8.57%) Python
5 3 (8.57%) Ada
6 2 (5.71%) Embedded C
6 2 (5.71%) Embedded C++
6 2 (5.71%) Pascal
7 1 (2.86%) Tcl
7 1 (2.86%) Perl
7 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) Security Cleared
2 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 6 (17.14%) Degree
4 3 (8.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (5.71%) ISEB
5 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.86%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.86%) HL7
2 1 (2.86%) IEC 61508
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) IBM
1 5 (14.29%) Intel
2 2 (5.71%) QNX
2 2 (5.71%) Serena
2 2 (5.71%) Google
2 2 (5.71%) HP
3 1 (2.86%) Mercator
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
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