The table below looks at the statistics for Rational Rhapsody skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rational Rhapsody over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational Rhapsody
Rank 51 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.96% 0.16% -
As % of the Development Applications category 5.31% 1.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £168 £375
% change year-on-year
+228.35% -55.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £41.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
Rational Rhapsody
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
113 78 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.99% 12.17% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 46 48
Median daily rate £375 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £505 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 1
Median hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -9.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Rational Rhapsody
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Rational Rhapsody
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Rational Rhapsody across the Hertfordshire region.

Rational Rhapsody Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Rational Rhapsody
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Rational Rhapsody.

1 14 (93.33%) UML
1 14 (93.33%) Software Engineering
2 12 (80.00%) Integration Testing
2 12 (80.00%) MATLAB
2 12 (80.00%) Simulink
3 11 (73.33%) Ada
3 11 (73.33%) Rational DOORS
3 11 (73.33%) Configuration Management
4 10 (66.67%) Ada 95
5 8 (53.33%) Yourdon
6 4 (26.67%) C
6 4 (26.67%) C++
7 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) Validation
9 1 (6.67%) Scrum
9 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
9 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++
9 1 (6.67%) ISEB
9 1 (6.67%) Internet
9 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
9 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
9 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
9 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (6.67%) V-Model
9 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting

Rational Rhapsody
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 9 (60.00%) Ada Engineer
2 9 (60.00%) Ada Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Validation Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Verification Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Validation Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Verification Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Software Engineering
1 14 (93.33%) UML
2 12 (80.00%) Integration Testing
3 11 (73.33%) Configuration Management
4 8 (53.33%) Yourdon
5 2 (13.33%) Validation
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) V-Model
6 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) MATLAB
2 11 (73.33%) Ada
3 10 (66.67%) Ada 95
4 4 (26.67%) C
4 4 (26.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification