The table below looks at the statistics for Rational Rhapsody skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rational Rhapsody over the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational Rhapsody
Rank 608 604 585
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -19
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 32 36 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.064% 0.070%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.38% 0.48% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 9
Median daily rate £335 £305 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.83% +10.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £183 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £430 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £305 £268
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +14.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 21
Median hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.47 £50.44 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £37.04 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+34.98% +0.10%

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
8322 7446 6970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.48% 13.28% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5742 4901 4463
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 123 157
Median hourly rate £42.35 £37.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.45% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £22.18 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

Rational Rhapsody
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Rational Rhapsody within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

Rational Rhapsody Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 June 2016.

Rational Rhapsody Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Rational Rhapsody
Top 21 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +2 29 £330 -8.96% 3
South East +9 7 £255 - 3
London -4 6 £425 +30.76%
West Midlands -18 6 - -
South West 0 5 £335 -
Solihull - 5 - -
East of England +15 4 £51 -
Bristol +2 4 £335 -
Hastings - 4 £255 -
East Sussex - 4 £255 -
Buckinghamshire +19 3 £330 - 2
Wales +17 3 £375 +22.95%
South Wales +14 3 £375 +22.95%
Bedfordshire +7 3 £51 -
Luton +2 3 £51 -
High Wycombe - 3 £330 -
Wimbledon - 2 £463 -
City of London +37 1 - -
Newport +16 1 £370 +21.31%
North East - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Rational Rhapsody
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 with a requirement for Rational Rhapsody.

1 52 (78.79%) Software Engineering
2 42 (63.64%) UML
3 36 (54.55%) C++
4 29 (43.94%) Rational DOORS
5 25 (37.88%) Ada
6 24 (36.36%) C
7 23 (34.85%) Linux
8 19 (28.79%) Security Cleared
9 18 (27.27%) SC Cleared
10 16 (24.24%) Ada 95
11 15 (22.73%) OO
12 12 (18.18%) Visual Studio
12 12 (18.18%) Embedded Software Development
13 11 (16.67%) IBM
14 10 (15.15%) Windows
14 10 (15.15%) SysML
15 9 (13.64%) Avionics
15 9 (13.64%) Integration Testing
15 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (12.12%) Embedded Systems
16 8 (12.12%) DO-178B
16 8 (12.12%) Subversion
16 8 (12.12%) HL7
16 8 (12.12%) Unix
17 7 (10.61%) Requirements Analysis
18 6 (9.09%) Validation
18 6 (9.09%) VxWorks
18 6 (9.09%) NHS
18 6 (9.09%) VectorCAST
19 5 (7.58%) Kalman Filter

Rational Rhapsody
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (4.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) MS Office
1 5 (7.58%) Simulink
2 4 (6.06%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) Ethernet
1 5 (7.58%) IPv4
1 5 (7.58%) SNMP
1 5 (7.58%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.06%) RS-232
3 3 (4.55%) HTTP
3 3 (4.55%) SMTP
4 2 (3.03%) RS-422
5 1 (1.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) GIS
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (1.52%) OLTP
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (43.94%) Rational DOORS
2 12 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 8 (12.12%) Subversion
4 6 (9.09%) VectorCAST
5 5 (7.58%) ClearCase
5 5 (7.58%) CppUnit
5 5 (7.58%) Eclipse
6 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.55%) JIRA
6 3 (4.55%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (13.64%) Avionics
2 3 (4.55%) Aerospace
2 3 (4.55%) Games
2 3 (4.55%) Military
3 1 (1.52%) Automotive
3 1 (1.52%) Electronics
3 1 (1.52%) Finance
3 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.52%) Publishing
3 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (74.24%) Software Engineer
2 9 (13.64%) Ada Engineer
2 9 (13.64%) Ada Software Engineer
3 8 (12.12%) C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) Developer
5 6 (9.09%) C++ Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Embedded Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Embedded C++ Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Embedded Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Java Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Integration Specialist
9 2 (3.03%) Principal Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) .NET
1 5 (7.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 5 (7.58%) Regular Expression
2 4 (6.06%) MFC
2 4 (6.06%) OpenGL
3 2 (3.03%) HTML
3 2 (3.03%) SOAP
3 2 (3.03%) Web Services
4 1 (1.52%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.52%) CSS
4 1 (1.52%) Itk
4 1 (1.52%) JSF
4 1 (1.52%) POCO
4 1 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (9.09%) NHS
3 3 (4.55%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.03%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.52%) Physics
5 1 (1.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (34.85%) Linux
2 10 (15.15%) Windows
3 8 (12.12%) Unix
4 6 (9.09%) VxWorks
5 3 (4.55%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (78.79%) Software Engineering
2 42 (63.64%) UML
3 15 (22.73%) OO
4 12 (18.18%) Embedded Software Development
5 10 (15.15%) SysML
6 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (13.64%) Integration Testing
7 7 (10.61%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (9.09%) Validation
9 5 (7.58%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (7.58%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
9 5 (7.58%) Multithreading
9 5 (7.58%) Requirements Management
9 5 (7.58%) Scrum
9 5 (7.58%) SDLC
9 5 (7.58%) Unit Testing
10 4 (6.06%) Configuration Management
10 4 (6.06%) Static Code Analysis
10 4 (6.06%) Test Scripting
11 3 (4.55%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (54.55%) C++
2 25 (37.88%) Ada
3 24 (36.36%) C
4 16 (24.24%) Ada 95
5 5 (7.58%) MATLAB
5 5 (7.58%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.06%) C++/CLI
6 4 (6.06%) Java
7 3 (4.55%) C#
7 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.55%) SQL
8 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.52%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.52%) Perl
9 1 (1.52%) PHP
9 1 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (28.79%) Security Cleared
2 18 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) DO-178B
1 8 (12.12%) HL7
2 5 (7.58%) MISRA
2 5 (7.58%) MISRA C
3 1 (1.52%) Def Stans
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) iptables
1 5 (7.58%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) IBM
2 5 (7.58%) QNX
3 4 (6.06%) Cerner
3 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.06%) Telelogic
4 3 (4.55%) McKesson
4 3 (4.55%) MEDITECH
4 3 (4.55%) Serena
5 1 (1.52%) HP
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle