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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational Rhapsody
Rank 570 549 545
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -4
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 24 51 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.092% 0.029%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.33% 0.74% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 6
Average daily rate
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£338 £275 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -20.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £181 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £425 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £253 £348
% change year-on-year
+38.20% -27.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 25 5
Average hourly rate £37.39 £37.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% +4.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.70 £32.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £38.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+0.10% +4.22%

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
7203 6846 5469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.93% 12.40% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4611 4361 3485
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 132 138
Average hourly rate £37.04 £38.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% +1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.37 £31.00 £18.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.45 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.85%

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
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 24 April 2015.

Rational Rhapsody Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Rational Rhapsody
Top 19 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 24 April 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
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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 22 £363 +31.81% 4
South West +9 10 - -
Bristol +6 6 - -
London +7 4 £325 +18.18%
Somerset - 4 - -
North West - 3 £375 - 1
Templecombe - 3 - -
East of England +14 2 - - 2
Bedfordshire -1 2 - - 2
South Wales -3 2 £305 -28.23%
Newport -9 2 £305 -28.23%
Wales -9 2 £305 -28.23%
West Midlands -21 2 - - 1
Luton +1 1 - - 1
Middlesex 0 1 - -
South East -14 1 - -
City of London - 1 - -
Bedford - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £350 -

Rational Rhapsody
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 36 (54.55%) UML
2 28 (42.42%) Rational DOORS
3 23 (34.85%) Software Engineering
4 20 (30.30%) Security Cleared
5 19 (28.79%) C++
5 19 (28.79%) SQL Server
6 18 (27.27%) SC Cleared
7 17 (25.76%) SysML
8 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (22.73%) Requirements Engineering
9 14 (21.21%) HL7
10 13 (19.70%) Java
11 12 (18.18%) Management Information System
12 11 (16.67%) Degree
12 11 (16.67%) NHS
13 10 (15.15%) MATLAB
13 10 (15.15%) C
13 10 (15.15%) Web Services
13 10 (15.15%) Requirements Management
13 10 (15.15%) Requirements Analysis
13 10 (15.15%) Validation
13 10 (15.15%) Scrum
14 9 (13.64%) Google
14 9 (13.64%) GWT
15 8 (12.12%) Information Management
15 8 (12.12%) Spring
15 8 (12.12%) ClearCase
15 8 (12.12%) ClearQuest
15 8 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
16 7 (10.61%) Simulink

Rational Rhapsody
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
1 2 (3.03%) IIS
2 1 (1.52%) Apache
2 1 (1.52%) JCAPS
2 1 (1.52%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Simulink
2 3 (4.55%) Stateflow
3 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) FlexRay
2 2 (3.03%) Wireless
2 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.52%) FTP
3 1 (1.52%) HTTP
3 1 (1.52%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.03%) DTS
Development Applications
1 28 (42.42%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (12.12%) ClearCase
2 8 (12.12%) ClearQuest
3 3 (4.55%) LoadRunner
3 3 (4.55%) Subversion
3 3 (4.55%) eggPlant
3 3 (4.55%) NeoLoad
4 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.52%) Maven
General
1 7 (10.61%) Automotive
2 3 (4.55%) Military
3 2 (3.03%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.03%) Electronics
3 2 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.52%) Finance
4 1 (1.52%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 19 (28.79%) Software Engineer
2 12 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
3 10 (15.15%) Developer
4 7 (10.61%) Technical Team Leader
4 7 (10.61%) Team Leader
4 7 (10.61%) Middleware Team Leader
5 6 (9.09%) Integration Specialist
6 5 (7.58%) Architect
7 4 (6.06%) Verification Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) C++ Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Validation Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Performance Test Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.15%) Web Services
2 9 (13.64%) GWT
3 8 (12.12%) Spring
4 7 (10.61%) Middleware
4 7 (10.61%) JSP
4 7 (10.61%) Hibernate
5 6 (9.09%) Itk
5 6 (9.09%) XML
6 3 (4.55%) .NET
7 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.52%) CSS
7 1 (1.52%) SOAP
7 1 (1.52%) HTML
7 1 (1.52%) WCF
7 1 (1.52%) WPF
7 1 (1.52%) JPA
7 1 (1.52%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 11 (16.67%) NHS
3 6 (9.09%) Algorithms
4 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.06%) CAN bus
5 4 (6.06%) Mechatronics
6 2 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.52%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.52%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (1.52%) Linux
2 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (54.55%) UML
2 23 (34.85%) Software Engineering
3 17 (25.76%) SysML
4 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (22.73%) Requirements Engineering
5 10 (15.15%) Requirements Management
5 10 (15.15%) Requirements Analysis
5 10 (15.15%) Validation
5 10 (15.15%) Scrum
6 8 (12.12%) Information Management
6 8 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (9.09%) ITIL
7 6 (9.09%) Six Sigma
7 6 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 5 (7.58%) TDD
8 5 (7.58%) Embedded Software Development
8 5 (7.58%) Software Architecture
9 4 (6.06%) SOA
10 3 (4.55%) OO
10 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.79%) C++
2 13 (19.70%) Java
3 10 (15.15%) MATLAB
3 10 (15.15%) C
4 7 (10.61%) SQL
5 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.55%) C#
5 3 (4.55%) Python
6 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.52%) VB
6 1 (1.52%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 20 (30.30%) Security Cleared
2 18 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 11 (16.67%) Degree
4 6 (9.09%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 3 (4.55%) ISEB
5 3 (4.55%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.21%) HL7
2 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) vSphere
1 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) Google
2 6 (9.09%) Oracle
2 6 (9.09%) IBM
3 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.55%) HP
5 2 (3.03%) VMware
6 1 (1.52%) SAP
6 1 (1.52%) InterSystems
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