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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational Rhapsody
Rank 571 553 567
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +14
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 32 33 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.061% 0.018%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.44% 0.48% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 3
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£305 £268 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.01% -20.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £425 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £268 £335
% change year-on-year
+14.01% -20.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 4
Average hourly rate £37.62 £37.00 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.67% +8.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £33.50 £32.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.87 £43.25 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.39 £37.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +8.02%

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
7275 6844 5592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.21% 12.74% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4809 4344 3471
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 153 153
Average hourly rate £37.74 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.15% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.71 £31.50 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +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 2 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 2 July 2015.

Rational Rhapsody Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Rational Rhapsody
Top 26 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 2 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 -19 24 £350 +48.93% 6
London - 7 £325 -
South West +1 6 - - 2
Wales +4 5 £305 -28.23%
South Wales +4 5 £305 -28.23%
Newport -10 5 £305 -28.23%
Bristol +1 4 - -
Scotland +5 3 £169 -1.89%
Glasgow +3 3 £169 -6.90%
West Midlands -1 3 - - 2
East of England -11 3 - - 1
North West - 3 £363 -
South East -28 2 - - 1
Somerset - 2 - -
City of London - 2 £300 -
Bedfordshire +4 1 - - 1
Middlesex 0 1 - - 1
East Anglia - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - - 1
Suffolk - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Templecombe - 1 - -
Yeovil - 1 - -
Luton - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £350 -

Rational Rhapsody
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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 24 (48.98%) UML
2 20 (40.82%) Software Engineering
2 20 (40.82%) Rational DOORS
3 16 (32.65%) C++
3 16 (32.65%) Security Cleared
4 15 (30.61%) SC Cleared
5 13 (26.53%) SysML
6 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
6 12 (24.49%) MATLAB
7 11 (22.45%) HL7
8 10 (20.41%) Degree
8 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
9 9 (18.37%) Java
9 9 (18.37%) Requirements Engineering
10 8 (16.33%) Windows
10 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (14.29%) Requirements Management
11 7 (14.29%) Simulink
11 7 (14.29%) NHS
11 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 7 (14.29%) Web Services
12 6 (12.24%) C
12 6 (12.24%) SQL
12 6 (12.24%) Scrum
12 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (12.24%) SDLC
13 5 (10.20%) Algorithms
13 5 (10.20%) Google
13 5 (10.20%) Embedded Software Development
13 5 (10.20%) Validation

Rational Rhapsody
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 5 (10.20%) IIS
2 1 (2.04%) Apache
2 1 (2.04%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 7 (14.29%) Simulink
2 3 (6.12%) Stateflow
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.12%) Wireless
3 1 (2.04%) FlexRay
3 1 (2.04%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.04%) FTP
3 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.12%) DTS
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (40.82%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (8.16%) ClearCase
2 4 (8.16%) ClearQuest
3 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.04%) VectorCAST
4 1 (2.04%) Maven
4 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (8.16%) Automotive
2 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.12%) Military
3 2 (4.08%) Marketing
3 2 (4.08%) Avionics
3 2 (4.08%) Electronics
3 2 (4.08%) Finance
3 2 (4.08%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Software Engineer
2 12 (24.49%) Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Applications Support
4 4 (8.16%) Verification Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) C++ Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Validation Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) Web Services
2 5 (10.20%) .NET
2 5 (10.20%) Spring
2 5 (10.20%) GWT
3 4 (8.16%) JSP
3 4 (8.16%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (4.08%) SOAP
4 2 (4.08%) XML
4 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.08%) CSS
4 2 (4.08%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.08%) OAuth2
5 1 (2.04%) Apache Camel
5 1 (2.04%) jQuery
5 1 (2.04%) JPA
5 1 (2.04%) J2EE
5 1 (2.04%) MFC
5 1 (2.04%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) NHS
2 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.20%) Algorithms
4 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.12%) Mechatronics
5 3 (6.12%) CAN bus
6 2 (4.08%) N-Tier
6 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (2.04%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) VxWorks
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.98%) UML
2 20 (40.82%) Software Engineering
3 13 (26.53%) SysML
4 9 (18.37%) Requirements Engineering
5 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (14.29%) Requirements Management
7 6 (12.24%) Scrum
7 6 (12.24%) SDLC
8 5 (10.20%) Embedded Software Development
8 5 (10.20%) Validation
8 5 (10.20%) SOA
8 5 (10.20%) OO
9 4 (8.16%) Six Sigma
9 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
9 4 (8.16%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (8.16%) Information Management
10 3 (6.12%) Software Architecture
10 3 (6.12%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2
10 3 (6.12%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.65%) C++
2 12 (24.49%) MATLAB
3 9 (18.37%) Java
4 6 (12.24%) SQL
4 6 (12.24%) C
5 5 (10.20%) C#
6 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.12%) Ada
8 2 (4.08%) VB6
8 2 (4.08%) VB
9 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.04%) Perl
9 1 (2.04%) C++/CLI
9 1 (2.04%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.04%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) Security Cleared
2 15 (30.61%) SC Cleared
3 10 (20.41%) Degree
4 4 (8.16%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.45%) HL7
2 2 (4.08%) DO-178B
2 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.12%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) Google
3 3 (6.12%) VMware
4 2 (4.08%) IBM
4 2 (4.08%) Cerner
5 1 (2.04%) QNX
5 1 (2.04%) InterSystems
5 1 (2.04%) Telelogic
5 1 (2.04%) SAP
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