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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational Rhapsody
Rank 564 552 519
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -33
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 23 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.028% 0.026%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.33% 0.23% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 5
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£375 £303 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.96% -19.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £270 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £360 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £303 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.96% -19.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £33.25 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.81% -7.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £31.85 £34.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £34.65 £39.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £33.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+27.81% -7.63%

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
7047 6094 5125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.40% 12.01% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4613 3832 3234
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 114 158
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £17.40 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.70 £52.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

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 3 March 2015.

Rational Rhapsody Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Rational Rhapsody
Top 16 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 3 March 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 +1 20 £375 +33.92% 5
South West -7 7 - -
South East -15 4 £373 +33.03% 1
East of England - 2 - - 3
Bedfordshire - 2 - - 2
Luton - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 - -
Scotland - - - - 2
Milton Keynes - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -

Rational Rhapsody
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 40 (62.50%) UML
2 28 (43.75%) Software Engineering
3 26 (40.63%) Rational DOORS
4 22 (34.38%) C++
5 21 (32.81%) Requirements Engineering
6 20 (31.25%) Security Cleared
7 19 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (28.13%) SC Cleared
9 16 (25.00%) Java
10 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
11 14 (21.88%) C
12 13 (20.31%) Management Information System
13 12 (18.75%) Web Services
13 12 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
13 12 (18.75%) Degree
13 12 (18.75%) Automotive
14 11 (17.19%) Scrum
14 11 (17.19%) Google
14 11 (17.19%) SysML
14 11 (17.19%) GWT
15 10 (15.63%) Validation
15 10 (15.63%) MATLAB
15 10 (15.63%) Embedded Software Development
16 9 (14.06%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 9 (14.06%) Simulink
16 9 (14.06%) Six Sigma
16 9 (14.06%) ClearQuest
16 9 (14.06%) ClearCase
16 9 (14.06%) Information Management
16 9 (14.06%) Spring

Rational Rhapsody
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 2 (3.13%) IIS
1 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
1 2 (3.13%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (1.56%) JCAPS
2 1 (1.56%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Simulink
2 4 (6.25%) Stateflow
3 1 (1.56%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) DTS
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (40.63%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (14.06%) ClearCase
2 9 (14.06%) ClearQuest
3 5 (7.81%) Subversion
3 5 (7.81%) eggPlant
3 5 (7.81%) NeoLoad
3 5 (7.81%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.56%) Maven
4 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (18.75%) Automotive
2 3 (4.69%) Electronics
3 2 (3.13%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.13%) Military
4 1 (1.56%) Avionics
4 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (40.63%) Software Engineer
2 10 (15.63%) Developer
3 8 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 8 (12.50%) Technical Team Leader
3 8 (12.50%) Middleware Team Leader
4 6 (9.38%) Integration Specialist
4 6 (9.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Test Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Performance Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Performance Test Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) C++ Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Software Architect
8 2 (3.13%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.75%) Web Services
2 11 (17.19%) GWT
3 9 (14.06%) Spring
4 8 (12.50%) Middleware
5 7 (10.94%) Hibernate
5 7 (10.94%) JSP
6 6 (9.38%) XML
6 6 (9.38%) Itk
7 2 (3.13%) Apache Camel
7 2 (3.13%) JPA
7 2 (3.13%) OpenMP
7 2 (3.13%) .NET
8 1 (1.56%) CSS
8 1 (1.56%) SOAP
8 1 (1.56%) WCF
8 1 (1.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Management Information System
2 8 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 7 (10.94%) NHS
3 7 (10.94%) CAN bus
4 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (9.38%) Mechatronics
5 5 (7.81%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.56%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) Linux
2 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (62.50%) UML
2 28 (43.75%) Software Engineering
3 21 (32.81%) Requirements Engineering
4 19 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
6 11 (17.19%) SysML
6 11 (17.19%) Scrum
7 10 (15.63%) Validation
7 10 (15.63%) Embedded Software Development
8 9 (14.06%) Information Management
8 9 (14.06%) Six Sigma
9 8 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (10.94%) TDD
11 6 (9.38%) OO
12 5 (7.81%) ITIL
12 5 (7.81%) Performance Testing
12 5 (7.81%) Test Management
12 5 (7.81%) Test Scripting
12 5 (7.81%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (7.81%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.38%) C++
2 16 (25.00%) Java
3 14 (21.88%) C
4 10 (15.63%) MATLAB
5 7 (10.94%) SQL
6 5 (7.81%) Python
7 3 (4.69%) Embedded C
8 2 (3.13%) Embedded C++
8 2 (3.13%) C#
8 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 18 (28.13%) SC Cleared
3 12 (18.75%) Degree
4 9 (14.06%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 5 (7.81%) ISEB
5 5 (7.81%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.56%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.50%) HL7
2 2 (3.13%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.56%) IEC 61508
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (17.19%) Google
2 8 (12.50%) IBM
3 6 (9.38%) Oracle
4 5 (7.81%) HP
5 2 (3.13%) Intel
5 2 (3.13%) QNX
5 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.56%) Coverity
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