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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational Rhapsody
Rank 585 598 573
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -25
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 35 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.024% 0.012%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.46% 0.19% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 1
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£305 £363 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.86% +31.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £363 £275
% change year-on-year
-15.86% +31.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 3
Average hourly rate £41.75 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.33% +4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.16%

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
7557 7024 5870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.29% 12.85% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4976 4513 3677
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 152 144
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.83 £30.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £71.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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
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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015.

Rational Rhapsody Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Rational Rhapsody
Top 28 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 31 July 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 -11 27 £340 -6.20% 4
South West -5 7 - -
Bristol 0 6 - -
South East -8 6 £340 -
East of England +1 5 - - 1
London - 5 £375 - 1
Wales - 5 £305 -
South Wales - 5 £305 -
Newport - 5 £305 -
West Midlands +5 3 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Glasgow - 3 £169 -
Scotland - 3 £169 -
East Anglia - 2 - -
Staffordshire - 2 - - 1
Bedfordshire +10 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire -5 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £300 -
Luton - 1 - -
Hastings - 1 £340 -
Yeovil - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £340 -
Surrey - 1 - -

Rational Rhapsody
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 31 (51.67%) UML
2 29 (48.33%) Rational DOORS
3 20 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 19 (31.67%) SC Cleared
4 19 (31.67%) Software Engineering
4 19 (31.67%) SysML
5 14 (23.33%) MATLAB
5 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
6 13 (21.67%) C++
6 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
6 13 (21.67%) HL7
7 11 (18.33%) Degree
7 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
8 10 (16.67%) Requirements Management
9 9 (15.00%) Windows
9 9 (15.00%) C
10 8 (13.33%) SQL
10 8 (13.33%) Java
10 8 (13.33%) NHS
10 8 (13.33%) Validation
11 7 (11.67%) .NET
11 7 (11.67%) Requirements Engineering
12 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (10.00%) IIS
12 6 (10.00%) C#
12 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (8.33%) Automotive
13 5 (8.33%) Scrum
13 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio
13 5 (8.33%) Web Services

Rational Rhapsody
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.33%) Simulink
3 3 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.00%) MS Office
4 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.00%) Wireless
3 1 (1.67%) FlexRay
3 1 (1.67%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.67%) FTP
3 1 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.00%) DTS
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (48.33%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.00%) ClearCase
3 3 (5.00%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.67%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.67%) Subversion
4 1 (1.67%) VectorCAST
General
1 5 (8.33%) Automotive
2 4 (6.67%) Aerospace
3 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.00%) Military
3 3 (5.00%) Avionics
4 2 (3.33%) Marketing
4 2 (3.33%) Finance
4 2 (3.33%) Electronics
5 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Software Engineer
1 17 (28.33%) Systems Engineer
2 11 (18.33%) Developer
3 5 (8.33%) Analyst
4 4 (6.67%) Applications Support
4 4 (6.67%) Verification Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.33%) .NET Developer
6 2 (3.33%) C++ Developer
6 2 (3.33%) C# Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Integration Specialist
6 2 (3.33%) Validation Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Senior Microsoft Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) .NET
2 5 (8.33%) Web Services
3 3 (5.00%) XML
3 3 (5.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (5.00%) Spring
3 3 (5.00%) GWT
3 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.00%) JSP
4 2 (3.33%) SOAP
4 2 (3.33%) CSS
4 2 (3.33%) MFC
4 2 (3.33%) jQuery
4 2 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (3.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.33%) OAuth2
4 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.67%) HTML
5 1 (1.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) NHS
2 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.33%) Algorithms
4 3 (5.00%) CAN bus
4 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.00%) Mechatronics
5 2 (3.33%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.67%) DTV
6 1 (1.67%) Human Factors
6 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Windows
2 3 (5.00%) VxWorks
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.33%) Linux
4 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (51.67%) UML
2 19 (31.67%) SysML
2 19 (31.67%) Software Engineering
3 10 (16.67%) Requirements Management
4 8 (13.33%) Validation
5 7 (11.67%) Requirements Engineering
6 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.33%) Scrum
7 5 (8.33%) SOA
7 5 (8.33%) OO
7 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 5 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
8 4 (6.67%) SDLC
8 4 (6.67%) Six Sigma
8 4 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (5.00%) Information Management
9 3 (5.00%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.00%) OOD
9 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2
9 3 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.33%) MATLAB
2 13 (21.67%) C++
3 9 (15.00%) C
4 8 (13.33%) Java
4 8 (13.33%) SQL
5 6 (10.00%) C#
6 4 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.00%) Ada
8 2 (3.33%) VB6
8 2 (3.33%) C++/CLI
8 2 (3.33%) VB
8 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.67%) Perl
9 1 (1.67%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.67%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 19 (31.67%) SC Cleared
3 11 (18.33%) Degree
4 4 (6.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (21.67%) HL7
2 2 (3.33%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.67%) DO-254
3 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.67%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) Cerner
2 4 (6.67%) IBM
3 3 (5.00%) VMware
3 3 (5.00%) Google
4 2 (3.33%) QNX
5 1 (1.67%) InterSystems
5 1 (1.67%) Telelogic
5 1 (1.67%) Wind River
5 1 (1.67%) SAP
5 1 (1.67%) Borland
London
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Rate: £45 - 50 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago