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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Rational Rhapsody
UK
Rank 569 589 554
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -35
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 31 29 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.057% 0.094%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.42% 0.38% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 24
Median daily rate £488 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.75% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £235 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £414 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £625 £261 £375
% change year-on-year
+139.23% -30.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 14
Median hourly rate £47.63 £50.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.75% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.43 £40.10 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £50.68 £54.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.63 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.75% +17.64%

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
7405 7624 6777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.51% 14.99% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4949 5089 4633
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 198 123
Median hourly rate £41.13 £41.13 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.23 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017.

Rational Rhapsody Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Rational Rhapsody
Top 24 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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +25 26 £475 +28.37% 5
London +12 7 £463 +16.35%
North West +22 6 - -
Lancashire +4 6 - -
East of England -4 6 - -
Preston - 6 - -
Hertfordshire +4 5 - -
South East +25 4 £500 +35.13%
South Wales - 4 £638 -
Wales - 4 £638 -
South West +12 3 - - 3
Bristol +5 3 - - 2
City of London - 3 £475 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Stevenage - 2 - -
Cardiff - 2 £638 -
Newport - 2 £534 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £500 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Chertsey - 1 £500 -
Bury St Edmunds - 1 - -

Rational Rhapsody
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 36 (60.00%) UML
2 33 (55.00%) Rational DOORS
3 28 (46.67%) Software Engineering
4 21 (35.00%) Ada
4 21 (35.00%) C++
4 21 (35.00%) Security Cleared
5 20 (33.33%) Integration Testing
6 19 (31.67%) SC Cleared
6 19 (31.67%) Configuration Management
7 16 (26.67%) C
8 15 (25.00%) MATLAB
9 14 (23.33%) Simulink
10 13 (21.67%) Unit Testing
11 12 (20.00%) Ada 95
12 10 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
12 10 (16.67%) Hazard Analysis
12 10 (16.67%) SDLC
13 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (15.00%) Yourdon
13 9 (15.00%) IBM
14 8 (13.33%) HL7
14 8 (13.33%) Def Stans
14 8 (13.33%) MISRA C
14 8 (13.33%) MISRA
15 7 (11.67%) IEC 61508
15 7 (11.67%) DO-178B
15 7 (11.67%) Military
15 7 (11.67%) Aerospace
15 7 (11.67%) SQL
15 7 (11.67%) MS Office

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 5 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (23.33%) Simulink
2 7 (11.67%) MS Office
3 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) HTTP
1 4 (6.67%) SMTP
1 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.33%) IGMP
2 2 (3.33%) Wireless
2 2 (3.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.67%) Internet
3 1 (1.67%) RS-232
3 1 (1.67%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (3.33%) Big Data
1 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
1 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.67%) GIS
2 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (55.00%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (8.33%) VectorCAST
3 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.00%) ClearCase
4 3 (5.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (5.00%) JIRA
4 3 (5.00%) Subversion
5 2 (3.33%) GDB
6 1 (1.67%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.67%) JUnit
6 1 (1.67%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.67%) Mockito
6 1 (1.67%) Moq
6 1 (1.67%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.67%) NUnit
General
1 7 (11.67%) Aerospace
1 7 (11.67%) Military
2 6 (10.00%) Avionics
3 4 (6.67%) Finance
4 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.67%) Automotive
5 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (43.33%) Software Engineer
2 14 (23.33%) Ada Engineer
3 11 (18.33%) Ada Software Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) Consultant
6 6 (10.00%) Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Integration Consultant
8 4 (6.67%) C++ Developer
9 3 (5.00%) C Software Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Embedded Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Development Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Integration Specialist
10 2 (3.33%) Java Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Software Validation Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Software Verification Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) XML
2 4 (6.67%) SOAP
2 4 (6.67%) Web Services
3 3 (5.00%) JSON
4 2 (3.33%) .NET
5 1 (1.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.67%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.67%) JavaFX
5 1 (1.67%) JPA
5 1 (1.67%) OpenGL
5 1 (1.67%) RESTful
5 1 (1.67%) WCF
5 1 (1.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (3.33%) Equities
1 2 (3.33%) NHS
2 1 (1.67%) ASTM
2 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Windows
2 5 (8.33%) Linux
3 3 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (60.00%) UML
2 28 (46.67%) Software Engineering
3 20 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 19 (31.67%) Configuration Management
5 13 (21.67%) Unit Testing
6 10 (16.67%) Hazard Analysis
6 10 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 10 (16.67%) SDLC
7 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (15.00%) Yourdon
8 6 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (8.33%) HOOD
9 5 (8.33%) Requirements Management
9 5 (8.33%) Validation
10 4 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (6.67%) Waterfall
11 3 (5.00%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
11 3 (5.00%) Process Improvement
11 3 (5.00%) Software Testing
11 3 (5.00%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.00%) Ada
1 21 (35.00%) C++
2 16 (26.67%) C
3 15 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 12 (20.00%) Ada 95
5 7 (11.67%) SQL
6 5 (8.33%) Embedded C
6 5 (8.33%) Embedded C++
6 5 (8.33%) Java
6 5 (8.33%) Perl
7 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.00%) PHP
9 2 (3.33%) C#
10 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (31.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.00%) Degree
4 2 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) HND
5 1 (1.67%) ISEB
5 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) Def Stans
1 8 (13.33%) HL7
1 8 (13.33%) MISRA
1 8 (13.33%) MISRA C
2 7 (11.67%) DO-178B
2 7 (11.67%) IEC 61508
3 6 (10.00%) ISO26262
4 1 (1.67%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) IBM
2 6 (10.00%) CA
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.33%) Cerner
4 2 (3.33%) McKesson
4 2 (3.33%) MEDITECH
4 2 (3.33%) QNX
4 2 (3.33%) Serena
5 1 (1.67%) Green Hills
5 1 (1.67%) Luciad