The table below looks at the statistics for Rational Rhapsody skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rational Rhapsody over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Rational Rhapsody
England / North West
Rank 129 149 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 8 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.10% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.76% 0.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £588 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+58.78% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%

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

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
455 615 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.54% 16.08% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 372 284
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 41 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.93 £35.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £44.10 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

Rational Rhapsody
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rational Rhapsody within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire +18 8 - -
Rational Rhapsody
England

Rational Rhapsody
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for Rational Rhapsody.

1 8 (100.00%) SDLC
2 7 (87.50%) Ada
2 7 (87.50%) HOOD
2 7 (87.50%) Unit Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Integration Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Avionics
2 7 (87.50%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (75.00%) Degree
3 6 (75.00%) Perl
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) UML
4 5 (62.50%) C
4 5 (62.50%) VectorCAST
4 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
5 4 (50.00%) Aerospace
5 4 (50.00%) Hazard Analysis
6 3 (37.50%) ClearCase
6 3 (37.50%) Military
6 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
6 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
6 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
7 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
7 2 (25.00%) Finance
7 2 (25.00%) Microsoft

Rational Rhapsody
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (62.50%) VectorCAST
3 3 (37.50%) ClearCase
General
1 7 (87.50%) Avionics
2 4 (50.00%) Aerospace
3 3 (37.50%) Military
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Ada Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Ada Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Development Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) DOORS Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) SDLC
2 7 (87.50%) HOOD
2 7 (87.50%) Integration Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Unit Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 5 (62.50%) UML
4 4 (50.00%) Hazard Analysis
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
6 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Ada
2 6 (75.00%) Perl
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) HND
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft