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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational Rhapsody
Rank 588 566 552
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -14
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 24 9 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.017% 0.050%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.32% 0.15% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £250 £350
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £35.00 £30.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £37.05 £38.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -4.05%

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
7468 6090 6091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.78% 11.80% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5016 3966 3448
Average daily rate £400 £383 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 139 234
Average hourly rate £38.00 £37.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.17% +3.67%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014.

Rational Rhapsody Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Rational Rhapsody
Top 17 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 23 October 2014. 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 -18 22 £425 +70.00% 5
South West -30 8 £438 -
South East - 5 - - 2
London +7 4 - -
West Midlands - 4 - -
Somerset - 3 £550 -
Templecombe - 3 £550 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - - 2
Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 2
Chelmsford - - - -
Redhill - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1

Rational Rhapsody
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 30 (78.95%) UML
2 22 (57.89%) Software Engineering
3 18 (47.37%) C++
3 18 (47.37%) Rational DOORS
4 14 (36.84%) Security Cleared
5 12 (31.58%) Validation
6 11 (28.95%) SC Cleared
7 10 (26.32%) MATLAB
7 10 (26.32%) C
7 10 (26.32%) Linux
8 9 (23.68%) Java
9 7 (18.42%) OO
9 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
9 7 (18.42%) IBM
9 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (18.42%) Algorithms
9 7 (18.42%) Requirements Engineering
9 7 (18.42%) Degree
10 6 (15.79%) Multithreading
10 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
11 5 (13.16%) Simulink
11 5 (13.16%) Intel
11 5 (13.16%) Automotive
11 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (13.16%) OpenMP
11 5 (13.16%) Parallel Programming
11 5 (13.16%) Signal Processing
11 5 (13.16%) DO-178B
11 5 (13.16%) Embedded Software Development
12 4 (10.53%) Embedded Systems

Rational Rhapsody
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.63%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Simulink
2 1 (2.63%) Stateflow
2 1 (2.63%) TargetLink
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (47.37%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (10.53%) Subversion
3 2 (5.26%) eggPlant
3 2 (5.26%) NeoLoad
3 2 (5.26%) ClearCase
3 2 (5.26%) LoadRunner
3 2 (5.26%) ClearQuest
3 2 (5.26%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (13.16%) Automotive
2 4 (10.53%) Military
3 3 (7.89%) Electronics
4 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Software Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Developer
3 6 (15.79%) C++ Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Performance Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Performance Test Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Verification Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Middleware Team Leader
7 1 (2.63%) Integration Specialist
7 1 (2.63%) Ada Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Team Leader
7 1 (2.63%) Integration Project Manager
7 1 (2.63%) NHS Project Manager
7 1 (2.63%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) OpenMP
2 4 (10.53%) Web Services
3 3 (7.89%) GWT
4 2 (5.26%) Spring
4 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.63%) JPA
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Camel
5 1 (2.63%) Middleware
5 1 (2.63%) .NET
5 1 (2.63%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (18.42%) Algorithms
2 4 (10.53%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (7.89%) CAN bus
4 2 (5.26%) NHS
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) Mechatronics
5 1 (2.63%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.63%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) UNIX
3 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (78.95%) UML
2 22 (57.89%) Software Engineering
3 12 (31.58%) Validation
4 7 (18.42%) OO
4 7 (18.42%) Requirements Engineering
5 6 (15.79%) Multithreading
5 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
6 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.16%) Parallel Programming
6 5 (13.16%) Signal Processing
6 5 (13.16%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (10.53%) Software Testing
7 4 (10.53%) SysML
8 3 (7.89%) Six Sigma
8 3 (7.89%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (7.89%) Use Case
9 2 (5.26%) Performance Testing
9 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.26%) V-Model
9 2 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) C++
2 10 (26.32%) C
2 10 (26.32%) MATLAB
3 9 (23.68%) Java
4 3 (7.89%) Python
4 3 (7.89%) Ada
5 2 (5.26%) Embedded C
5 2 (5.26%) Embedded C++
5 2 (5.26%) Pascal
6 1 (2.63%) Tcl
6 1 (2.63%) Perl
6 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 11 (28.95%) SC Cleared
3 7 (18.42%) Degree
4 3 (7.89%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (5.26%) ISEB
5 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.63%) HL7
2 1 (2.63%) IEC 61508
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) IBM
2 5 (13.16%) Intel
3 3 (7.89%) Google
4 2 (5.26%) QNX
4 2 (5.26%) Serena
4 2 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) Coverity
5 1 (2.63%) Mercator
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
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