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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational Rhapsody
Rank 624 643 625
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -18
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 28 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.052% 0.027%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.31% 0.36% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 6
Median daily rate £550 £305 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.32% -28.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £219 £421
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £387 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £305 £425
% change year-on-year
+80.32% -28.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 5
Median hourly rate £50.00 £41.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -3.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.05 £35.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.65 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+21.95% -3.52%

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
8992 8320 7413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.87% 14.37% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6051 5502 4930
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £357
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 192 117
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £26.03 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 September 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 30 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rational Rhapsody within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 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 -4 22 £550 +71.87% 3
Hertfordshire +15 12 - -
East of England +12 12 - - 1
Wales +24 5 £550 +52.24%
South Wales +24 5 £550 +52.24%
Stevenage +10 4 - -
South West +8 4 £550 -
Newport +13 2 £625 +73.01%
Surrey +12 2 £350 -
South East +11 2 £350 +2.94% 1
London - 2 £610 -
Scotland +13 1 - -
Glasgow +11 1 - -
Bristol -14 1 - -
West Midlands -29 1 - - 1
Solihull - 1 - -

Rational Rhapsody
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 37 (62.71%) UML
1 37 (62.71%) Software Engineering
2 26 (44.07%) C++
3 24 (40.68%) Rational DOORS
4 19 (32.20%) C
5 18 (30.51%) Ada
6 15 (25.42%) Ada 95
7 14 (23.73%) Linux
8 13 (22.03%) Security Cleared
9 12 (20.34%) SC Cleared
9 12 (20.34%) Integration Testing
10 11 (18.64%) IBM
10 11 (18.64%) Configuration Management
10 11 (18.64%) MATLAB
10 11 (18.64%) Simulink
11 9 (15.25%) Embedded Systems
11 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (13.56%) DO-178B
12 8 (13.56%) Ethernet
13 7 (11.86%) Yourdon
13 7 (11.86%) Validation
13 7 (11.86%) Scrum
13 7 (11.86%) HL7
13 7 (11.86%) Requirements Analysis
13 7 (11.86%) Embedded Software Development
14 6 (10.17%) Regular Expression
14 6 (10.17%) iptables
14 6 (10.17%) Kalman Filter
14 6 (10.17%) SysML
14 6 (10.17%) OpenSSH

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 (5.08%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.39%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 11 (18.64%) Simulink
2 3 (5.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) Ethernet
2 6 (10.17%) IPv4
2 6 (10.17%) SNMP
3 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.08%) HTTP
4 3 (5.08%) RS-232
4 3 (5.08%) SMTP
5 2 (3.39%) RS-422
6 1 (1.69%) Internet
6 1 (1.69%) RS-485
6 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (3.39%) Big Data
1 2 (3.39%) GIS
1 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
1 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
1 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (1.69%) OLTP
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (40.68%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (10.17%) ClearCase
2 6 (10.17%) CppUnit
3 5 (8.47%) Subversion
4 3 (5.08%) VectorCAST
4 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (6.78%) Avionics
2 2 (3.39%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.39%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Military
3 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (55.93%) Software Engineer
2 11 (18.64%) Ada Engineer
2 11 (18.64%) Ada Software Engineer
3 9 (15.25%) Developer
4 6 (10.17%) C++ Developer
5 5 (8.47%) C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Embedded Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) C Software Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Consultant
7 2 (3.39%) Embedded C++ Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 2 (3.39%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 6 (10.17%) Regular Expression
2 4 (6.78%) OpenGL
3 3 (5.08%) .NET
4 2 (3.39%) HTML
4 2 (3.39%) MFC
4 2 (3.39%) SOAP
4 2 (3.39%) Web Services
5 1 (1.69%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.69%) CSS
5 1 (1.69%) Itk
5 1 (1.69%) POCO
5 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (6.78%) NHS
3 2 (3.39%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (3.39%) Equities
3 2 (3.39%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.73%) Linux
2 6 (10.17%) Unix
3 4 (6.78%) Windows
4 3 (5.08%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (62.71%) Software Engineering
1 37 (62.71%) UML
2 12 (20.34%) Integration Testing
3 11 (18.64%) Configuration Management
4 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (11.86%) Embedded Software Development
5 7 (11.86%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (11.86%) Scrum
5 7 (11.86%) Validation
5 7 (11.86%) Yourdon
6 6 (10.17%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (10.17%) SysML
7 5 (8.47%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
7 5 (8.47%) SDLC
8 4 (6.78%) OO
8 4 (6.78%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.08%) Hazard Analysis
9 3 (5.08%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (3.39%) Multithreading
10 2 (3.39%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.07%) C++
2 19 (32.20%) C
3 18 (30.51%) Ada
4 15 (25.42%) Ada 95
5 11 (18.64%) MATLAB
6 6 (10.17%) Shell Script
7 5 (8.47%) Embedded C++
8 4 (6.78%) Embedded C
9 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
10 2 (3.39%) C#
10 2 (3.39%) C++/CLI
10 2 (3.39%) Java
10 2 (3.39%) SQL
10 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (22.03%) Security Cleared
2 12 (20.34%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) Degree
4 1 (1.69%) ISEB
4 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) DO-178B
2 7 (11.86%) HL7
3 5 (8.47%) MISRA
3 5 (8.47%) MISRA C
4 4 (6.78%) Def Stans
4 4 (6.78%) IEC 61508
5 3 (5.08%) ISO26262
6 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) iptables
1 6 (10.17%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) IBM
2 4 (6.78%) Cerner
3 3 (5.08%) CA
3 3 (5.08%) McKesson
3 3 (5.08%) MEDITECH
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.39%) QNX
4 2 (3.39%) Telelogic
5 1 (1.69%) HP