The table below looks at the statistics for Rational Rhapsody skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rational Rhapsody over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational Rhapsody
Rank 577 527 539
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +12
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 30 55 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.10% 0.021%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.43% 0.82% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 3
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£315 £273 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% -18.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £181 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £425 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £253 £335
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -24.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 5
Average hourly rate £37.27 £37.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% +4.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £31.95 £32.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £38.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.72 £37.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +4.22%

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

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6998 6715 5264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.92% 12.76% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4545 4348 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 £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 152 150
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £31.00 £24.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.53 £52.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Rational Rhapsody
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Rational Rhapsody Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Rational Rhapsody
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody within the UK.

Rational Rhapsody Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Rational Rhapsody
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Rational Rhapsody Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Rational Rhapsody
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Rational Rhapsody within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Rational Rhapsody Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Rational Rhapsody
Top 22 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
England -44 27 £350 +27.27% 4
South West +13 10 - - 2
Bristol -1 6 - -
London -3 6 £313 +13.63% 2
North West - 4 £375 -
Somerset - 4 - -
Wales +6 3 £305 -28.23%
South Wales +3 3 £305 -28.23%
Newport -11 3 £305 -28.23%
West Midlands -18 3 - -
East of England -3 2 - -
South East -21 2 - -
City of London - 2 £300 - 1
Templecombe - 2 - -
Luton +5 1 - -
Bedfordshire +3 1 - -
Middlesex 0 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Yeovil - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £350 -

Rational Rhapsody
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 32 (60.38%) UML
2 24 (45.28%) Software Engineering
3 23 (43.40%) Rational DOORS
4 19 (35.85%) Security Cleared
5 18 (33.96%) SC Cleared
6 17 (32.08%) SysML
6 17 (32.08%) C++
7 14 (26.42%) MATLAB
8 13 (24.53%) Requirements Engineering
9 12 (22.64%) Degree
10 11 (20.75%) HL7
10 11 (20.75%) C
11 9 (16.98%) Simulink
11 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
11 9 (16.98%) Requirements Management
12 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (15.09%) Java
12 8 (15.09%) NHS
12 8 (15.09%) Management Information System
12 8 (15.09%) Embedded Software Development
13 7 (13.21%) Algorithms
13 7 (13.21%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 7 (13.21%) Six Sigma
13 7 (13.21%) Web Services
13 7 (13.21%) Automotive
13 7 (13.21%) Validation
13 7 (13.21%) Requirements Analysis
14 6 (11.32%) Google
14 6 (11.32%) GWT
14 6 (11.32%) Scrum

Rational Rhapsody
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 1 (1.89%) Apache
1 1 (1.89%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Simulink
2 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.89%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.66%) Wireless
3 2 (3.77%) FlexRay
4 1 (1.89%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.89%) FTP
4 1 (1.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.77%) DTS
Development Applications
1 23 (43.40%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (9.43%) ClearQuest
2 5 (9.43%) ClearCase
3 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.89%) Maven
General
1 7 (13.21%) Automotive
2 3 (5.66%) Avionics
2 3 (5.66%) Military
3 2 (3.77%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.77%) Electronics
3 2 (3.77%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Software Engineer
2 12 (22.64%) Systems Engineer
3 10 (18.87%) Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Verification Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) C++ Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Integration Specialist
7 2 (3.77%) Validation Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Integration Architect
8 1 (1.89%) Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) Test Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) Software Architect
8 1 (1.89%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.89%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) Web Services
2 6 (11.32%) GWT
2 6 (11.32%) Spring
3 5 (9.43%) JSP
3 5 (9.43%) Hibernate
4 4 (7.55%) XML
5 3 (5.66%) .NET
5 3 (5.66%) Itk
6 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.89%) CSS
6 1 (1.89%) MFC
6 1 (1.89%) SOAP
6 1 (1.89%) HTML
6 1 (1.89%) WCF
6 1 (1.89%) WPF
6 1 (1.89%) JPA
6 1 (1.89%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) NHS
1 8 (15.09%) Management Information System
2 7 (13.21%) Algorithms
3 5 (9.43%) Mechatronics
3 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.43%) CAN bus
4 2 (3.77%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.89%) DTV
5 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (60.38%) UML
2 24 (45.28%) Software Engineering
3 17 (32.08%) SysML
4 13 (24.53%) Requirements Engineering
5 9 (16.98%) Requirements Management
6 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (15.09%) Embedded Software Development
7 7 (13.21%) Six Sigma
7 7 (13.21%) Validation
7 7 (13.21%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (11.32%) Scrum
9 5 (9.43%) Configuration Management
9 5 (9.43%) Information Management
10 4 (7.55%) Software Architecture
10 4 (7.55%) SOA
10 4 (7.55%) OO
11 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
12 2 (3.77%) Signal Processing
12 2 (3.77%) Change Management
12 2 (3.77%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.08%) C++
2 14 (26.42%) MATLAB
3 11 (20.75%) C
4 8 (15.09%) Java
5 5 (9.43%) SQL
6 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.66%) C#
7 2 (3.77%) Ada
7 2 (3.77%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.89%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.89%) Perl
8 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.89%) VB
8 1 (1.89%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 19 (35.85%) Security Cleared
2 18 (33.96%) SC Cleared
3 12 (22.64%) Degree
4 7 (13.21%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.75%) HL7
2 1 (1.89%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.66%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) Google
1 6 (11.32%) IBM
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle
2 3 (5.66%) VMware
3 1 (1.89%) QNX
3 1 (1.89%) InterSystems
3 1 (1.89%) Cerner
3 1 (1.89%) SAP
3 1 (1.89%) Telelogic
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