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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational Rhapsody
Rank 533 546 509
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -37
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 38 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.027% 0.048%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.56% 0.22% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £277 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £355 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £344 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £35.00 £34.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.70 £36.60 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -2.77%

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
6800 5781 5381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.57% 11.84% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4600 3654 3338
Average daily rate £400 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 126 212
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.05 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 28 January 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 28 January 2015.

Rational Rhapsody Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Rational Rhapsody
Top 18 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 28 January 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 +2 32 £375 +19.52% 8
South West -13 7 £460 -
South East - 5 £373 -
London +15 3 - -
Surrey - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 £177 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £373 -
Bristol -8 1 - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 4
East of England - - - - 7
Luton - - - - 1
Southampton - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -

Rational Rhapsody
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 39 (59.09%) UML
2 25 (37.88%) Rational DOORS
3 24 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 22 (33.33%) C++
5 21 (31.82%) Security Cleared
6 20 (30.30%) SC Cleared
7 17 (25.76%) Java
7 17 (25.76%) Requirements Engineering
8 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
8 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (22.73%) Validation
10 14 (21.21%) C
11 12 (18.18%) MATLAB
11 12 (18.18%) SysML
12 11 (16.67%) Management Information System
12 11 (16.67%) Web Services
13 10 (15.15%) Automotive
13 10 (15.15%) Requirements Analysis
13 10 (15.15%) Degree
13 10 (15.15%) Algorithms
14 9 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (13.64%) HL7
14 9 (13.64%) GWT
14 9 (13.64%) Google
14 9 (13.64%) Scrum
14 9 (13.64%) OO
14 9 (13.64%) NHS
15 8 (12.12%) Linux
15 8 (12.12%) Middleware
15 8 (12.12%) Business Intelligence

Rational Rhapsody
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 4 (6.06%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.03%) IIS
2 2 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.03%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (1.52%) JCAPS
3 1 (1.52%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Simulink
2 4 (6.06%) Stateflow
3 1 (1.52%) TargetLink
3 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.52%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) DTS
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (37.88%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (10.61%) ClearCase
2 7 (10.61%) ClearQuest
3 5 (7.58%) eggPlant
3 5 (7.58%) NeoLoad
3 5 (7.58%) LoadRunner
3 5 (7.58%) Subversion
4 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.52%) Maven
General
1 10 (15.15%) Automotive
2 3 (4.55%) Electronics
3 2 (3.03%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.03%) Military
4 1 (1.52%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 22 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 13 (19.70%) Developer
3 9 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (12.12%) Technical Team Leader
4 8 (12.12%) Team Leader
4 8 (12.12%) Middleware Team Leader
5 7 (10.61%) Integration Specialist
5 7 (10.61%) C++ Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Test Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Performance Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Technical Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Performance Test Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Applications Support
9 2 (3.03%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.67%) Web Services
2 9 (13.64%) GWT
3 8 (12.12%) Middleware
4 7 (10.61%) Spring
5 6 (9.09%) Itk
6 5 (7.58%) JSP
6 5 (7.58%) XML
6 5 (7.58%) OpenMP
6 5 (7.58%) Hibernate
7 3 (4.55%) .NET
8 2 (3.03%) JPA
8 2 (3.03%) Apache Camel
9 1 (1.52%) CSS
9 1 (1.52%) SOAP
9 1 (1.52%) WCF
9 1 (1.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 10 (15.15%) Algorithms
3 9 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (13.64%) NHS
4 6 (9.09%) CAN bus
5 5 (7.58%) Mechatronics
6 4 (6.06%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.52%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.52%) Informatics
7 1 (1.52%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.12%) Linux
2 2 (3.03%) UNIX
3 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (59.09%) UML
2 24 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 17 (25.76%) Requirements Engineering
4 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (22.73%) Validation
6 12 (18.18%) SysML
7 10 (15.15%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (13.64%) Scrum
8 9 (13.64%) OO
9 8 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (12.12%) Embedded Software Development
10 7 (10.61%) TDD
10 7 (10.61%) Information Management
10 7 (10.61%) Six Sigma
11 6 (9.09%) Signal Processing
12 5 (7.58%) BDD
12 5 (7.58%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (7.58%) Waterfall
12 5 (7.58%) Parallel Programming
12 5 (7.58%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.33%) C++
2 17 (25.76%) Java
3 14 (21.21%) C
4 12 (18.18%) MATLAB
5 8 (12.12%) SQL
6 6 (9.09%) Python
7 3 (4.55%) Embedded C
8 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.03%) Ada
8 2 (3.03%) Embedded C++
8 2 (3.03%) Pascal
9 1 (1.52%) Tcl
9 1 (1.52%) Perl
9 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.52%) VB
9 1 (1.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 20 (30.30%) SC Cleared
3 10 (15.15%) Degree
4 7 (10.61%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 5 (7.58%) ISEB
5 5 (7.58%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.64%) HL7
2 5 (7.58%) DO-178B
3 2 (3.03%) QA
4 1 (1.52%) IEC 61508
4 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) Google
2 8 (12.12%) IBM
3 6 (9.09%) Oracle
4 5 (7.58%) HP
4 5 (7.58%) Intel
5 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.03%) QNX
7 1 (1.52%) Coverity
7 1 (1.52%) Mercator
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