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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational Rhapsody
Rank 564 560 546
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 14 9 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.019% 0.053%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.21% 0.15% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £250 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -41.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £250 £350
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 12
Average hourly rate £41.25 £36.00 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% -3.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.40 £35.00 £32.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £36.60 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -4.00%
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
6709 5812 5880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.84% 12.05% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4494 3839 3309
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £283 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 119 202
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.55 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +8 5 - - 1
South West -43 5 £425 -
East of England -20 1 - - 2
Midlands - - - -
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Rational Rhapsody
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 38 (80.85%) UML
2 30 (63.83%) Software Engineering
3 22 (46.81%) Rational DOORS
4 20 (42.55%) Validation
5 17 (36.17%) C++
6 15 (31.91%) MATLAB
7 14 (29.79%) Security Cleared
8 10 (21.28%) Configuration Management
8 10 (21.28%) C
8 10 (21.28%) OO
8 10 (21.28%) Linux
9 9 (19.15%) Simulink
9 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared
9 9 (19.15%) Degree
10 8 (17.02%) Multithreading
10 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (14.89%) DO-178B
11 7 (14.89%) Java
11 7 (14.89%) IBM
12 6 (12.77%) Ada
12 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
12 6 (12.77%) Automotive
12 6 (12.77%) CAN bus
13 5 (10.64%) Signal Processing
13 5 (10.64%) Parallel Programming
13 5 (10.64%) OpenMP
13 5 (10.64%) Intel
13 5 (10.64%) NHS
14 4 (8.51%) Serena
14 4 (8.51%) Military

Rational Rhapsody
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (4.26%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Simulink
2 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (46.81%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.26%) Bugzilla
2 2 (4.26%) Subversion
3 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (12.77%) Automotive
2 4 (8.51%) Military
3 2 (4.26%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.26%) Electronics
3 2 (4.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (59.57%) Software Engineer
2 6 (12.77%) Developer
3 5 (10.64%) C++ Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Ada Software Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Systems Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Verification Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Designer
6 2 (4.26%) Integration Specialist
6 2 (4.26%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Systems Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Software Designer
7 1 (2.13%) Integration Project Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Principal Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) NHS Project Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) OpenMP
2 3 (6.38%) .NET
3 2 (4.26%) HTML
3 2 (4.26%) XML
3 2 (4.26%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.13%) STL
4 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.77%) CAN bus
3 5 (10.64%) NHS
4 4 (8.51%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.13%) Informatics
5 1 (2.13%) Mechatronics
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Linux
2 3 (6.38%) Windows
3 2 (4.26%) UNIX
3 2 (4.26%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (80.85%) UML
2 30 (63.83%) Software Engineering
3 20 (42.55%) Validation
4 10 (21.28%) Configuration Management
4 10 (21.28%) OO
5 8 (17.02%) Multithreading
6 5 (10.64%) Signal Processing
6 5 (10.64%) Parallel Programming
7 4 (8.51%) Software Testing
7 4 (8.51%) SysML
7 4 (8.51%) Requirements Management
8 3 (6.38%) Embedded Software Development
8 3 (6.38%) Requirements Engineering
8 3 (6.38%) Six Sigma
9 2 (4.26%) ITIL
9 2 (4.26%) Problem Management
9 2 (4.26%) Software Architecture
9 2 (4.26%) Use Case
9 2 (4.26%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.26%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) C++
2 15 (31.91%) MATLAB
3 10 (21.28%) C
4 7 (14.89%) Java
5 6 (12.77%) Ada
6 3 (6.38%) Embedded C
6 3 (6.38%) SQL
7 2 (4.26%) C#
7 2 (4.26%) MUMPS
7 2 (4.26%) Pascal
8 1 (2.13%) Tcl
8 1 (2.13%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.13%) Perl
8 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Security Cleared
2 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared
2 9 (19.15%) Degree
3 3 (6.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) DO-178B
2 4 (8.51%) HL7
3 2 (4.26%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) IBM
2 5 (10.64%) Intel
3 4 (8.51%) Serena
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.26%) InterSystems
6 1 (2.13%) QNX
6 1 (2.13%) Mercator