The first table below looks at the demand for Rational Rhapsody skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rational Rhapsody over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the North West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational Rhapsody
Rank - 119 -
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.042% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £273 £348 £425
% change year-on-year
-21.36% -18.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.49% +2.14%
Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
304 230 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.58% 9.55% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 100 148
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 13
Average hourly rate £37.25 £33.73 £25.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% +30.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.77 £28.46 £14.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £120.25 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Rational Rhapsody
England

Rational Rhapsody
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Rational Rhapsody across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Rational Rhapsody Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Rational Rhapsody
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody across the North West region.

Rational Rhapsody Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Rational Rhapsody
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Rational Rhapsody Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Rational Rhapsody
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
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Cheshire - - - -
Rational Rhapsody
England

Rational Rhapsody
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 7 (100.00%) HL7
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) SOAP
2 6 (85.71%) OOP
2 6 (85.71%) SOA
3 4 (57.14%) OO
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) WSDL
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
3 4 (57.14%) MVVM
3 4 (57.14%) REST
3 4 (57.14%) Itk
3 4 (57.14%) WCF
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
4 3 (42.86%) SLA
4 3 (42.86%) Information Security
4 3 (42.86%) NHS
4 3 (42.86%) FTP
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) XML
5 2 (28.57%) XSL
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) SQL

Rational Rhapsody
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (57.14%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) FTP
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Integration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) SOAP
2 4 (57.14%) WSDL
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
2 4 (57.14%) REST
2 4 (57.14%) Itk
2 4 (57.14%) WCF
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) XSL
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
1 3 (42.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) OOP
1 6 (85.71%) SOA
2 4 (57.14%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) MVVM
3 3 (42.86%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) HL7
2 3 (42.86%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) InterSystems