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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational Rhapsody
Rank 639 628 625
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 22 35 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.061% 0.024%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.25% 0.46% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 1
Median daily rate £375 £305 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% +1.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+21.31% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 9
Median hourly rate £47.39 £41.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.50% +11.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £36.75 £34.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.64 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.39 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.50% +13.33%

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
8742 7657 7008
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.24% 13.41% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5985 5058 4494
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 £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 129 153
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £23.95 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £51.30 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

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 30 July 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
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 30 July 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 +8 18 £350 +2.94% 2
East of England +21 5 £51 -
Wales +17 4 £378 +23.77%
South Wales +9 4 £378 +23.77%
Hertfordshire +18 3 - -
South East +12 3 £340 - 2
South West +1 3 - -
London -4 3 £530 +41.33%
West Midlands -26 3 - -
Solihull - 3 - -
Luton +3 2 £51 -
Bedfordshire +1 2 £51 -
Newport -4 2 £498 +63.11%
Bristol -6 2 - -
Surrey -6 2 £350 - 1
Stevenage - 2 - -
City of London +49 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +8 1 £330 -
Wimbledon - 1 £450 -
High Wycombe - 1 £330 -
North East - 1 - -

Rational Rhapsody
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 43 (70.49%) Software Engineering
2 38 (62.30%) UML
3 29 (47.54%) C++
4 23 (37.70%) Linux
4 23 (37.70%) Rational DOORS
5 21 (34.43%) Ada
6 20 (32.79%) C
7 14 (22.95%) Security Cleared
8 13 (21.31%) Ada 95
8 13 (21.31%) SC Cleared
9 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (18.03%) OO
11 10 (16.39%) Embedded Software Development
12 9 (14.75%) Embedded Systems
12 9 (14.75%) Unix
12 9 (14.75%) Windows
12 9 (14.75%) Visual Studio
12 9 (14.75%) IBM
12 9 (14.75%) SysML
13 8 (13.11%) HL7
13 8 (13.11%) Subversion
14 7 (11.48%) Scrum
14 7 (11.48%) Integration Testing
14 7 (11.48%) DO-178B
14 7 (11.48%) Avionics
15 6 (9.84%) CppUnit
15 6 (9.84%) OpenSSH
15 6 (9.84%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 6 (9.84%) Regular Expression
15 6 (9.84%) 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 (4.92%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (4.92%) Confluence
2 1 (1.64%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Simulink
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) Ethernet
1 6 (9.84%) IPv4
1 6 (9.84%) SNMP
2 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.56%) RS-232
4 3 (4.92%) HTTP
4 3 (4.92%) SMTP
5 2 (3.28%) RS-422
6 1 (1.64%) Internet
6 1 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) GIS
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.64%) Big Data
2 1 (1.64%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.64%) OLTP
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (37.70%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (14.75%) Visual Studio
3 8 (13.11%) Subversion
4 6 (9.84%) ClearCase
4 6 (9.84%) CppUnit
5 5 (8.20%) Eclipse
6 4 (6.56%) VectorCAST
7 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
7 3 (4.92%) JIRA
7 3 (4.92%) NetBeans
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (11.48%) Avionics
2 3 (4.92%) Aerospace
2 3 (4.92%) Games
2 3 (4.92%) Military
3 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Automotive
4 1 (1.64%) Electronics
4 1 (1.64%) Finance
4 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (65.57%) Software Engineer
2 11 (18.03%) Ada Engineer
2 11 (18.03%) Ada Software Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) Developer
4 7 (11.48%) C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) C++ Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Embedded Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Embedded C++ Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Embedded Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Java Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) C++ Software Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Integration Specialist
9 2 (3.28%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.84%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 6 (9.84%) Regular Expression
2 5 (8.20%) .NET
3 4 (6.56%) MFC
3 4 (6.56%) OpenGL
4 2 (3.28%) HTML
4 2 (3.28%) SOAP
4 2 (3.28%) Web Services
5 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.64%) CSS
5 1 (1.64%) Itk
5 1 (1.64%) JSF
5 1 (1.64%) POCO
5 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (8.20%) NHS
3 3 (4.92%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.28%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.64%) Equities
5 1 (1.64%) Physics
5 1 (1.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.70%) Linux
2 9 (14.75%) Unix
2 9 (14.75%) Windows
3 4 (6.56%) VxWorks
4 3 (4.92%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.64%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (70.49%) Software Engineering
2 38 (62.30%) UML
3 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (18.03%) OO
5 10 (16.39%) Embedded Software Development
6 9 (14.75%) SysML
7 7 (11.48%) Integration Testing
7 7 (11.48%) Scrum
8 6 (9.84%) Configuration Management
8 6 (9.84%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (9.84%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
8 6 (9.84%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (8.20%) Multithreading
9 5 (8.20%) SDLC
10 4 (6.56%) Unit Testing
10 4 (6.56%) Validation
10 4 (6.56%) Yourdon
11 2 (3.28%) OOD
11 2 (3.28%) Requirements Management
11 2 (3.28%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (47.54%) C++
2 21 (34.43%) Ada
3 20 (32.79%) C
4 13 (21.31%) Ada 95
5 6 (9.84%) Shell Script
6 5 (8.20%) MATLAB
7 4 (6.56%) C++/CLI
7 4 (6.56%) Java
8 3 (4.92%) C#
8 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.92%) SQL
9 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.64%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.64%) Perl
10 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) Security Cleared
2 13 (21.31%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.92%) Degree
4 1 (1.64%) ISEB
4 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) HL7
2 7 (11.48%) DO-178B
3 4 (6.56%) MISRA
3 4 (6.56%) MISRA C
4 2 (3.28%) Def Stans
5 1 (1.64%) IEC 61508
5 1 (1.64%) ISO26262
System Software
1 6 (9.84%) iptables
1 6 (9.84%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) IBM
2 5 (8.20%) QNX
3 4 (6.56%) Cerner
3 4 (6.56%) Telelogic
4 3 (4.92%) McKesson
4 3 (4.92%) MEDITECH
5 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.64%) CA
6 1 (1.64%) HP
6 1 (1.64%) Serena