The table below looks at the statistics for Rational Rhapsody skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rational Rhapsody over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational Rhapsody
Rank 596 626 595
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -31
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 24 31 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.056% 0.073%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.29% 0.37% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 19
Median daily rate £488 £170 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+186.76% -54.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £160 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £409 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £168 £375
% change year-on-year
+228.35% -55.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 13
Median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £39.00 £32.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £50.68 £49.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.93%

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
8237 8306 7445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.65% 15.01% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5540 5578 5100
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 189 115
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £25.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.68 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Rational Rhapsody
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 December 2016.

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
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rational Rhapsody within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England 0 17 £519 +37.41% 1
East of England +4 7 - -
Hertfordshire +3 7 - -
Wales - 7 £418 -
South Wales - 7 £418 -
London -10 5 £463 +16.35%
South West +11 4 £550 -
Newport - 3 £625 -
City of London - 3 £475 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
South East - 1 - - 1

Rational Rhapsody
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Rational Rhapsody also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Rational Rhapsody.

1 27 (57.45%) UML
2 22 (46.81%) Software Engineering
3 21 (44.68%) Rational DOORS
4 17 (36.17%) C++
5 15 (31.91%) Configuration Management
6 14 (29.79%) Integration Testing
7 13 (27.66%) MATLAB
7 13 (27.66%) Simulink
7 13 (27.66%) Ada
8 12 (25.53%) Ada 95
9 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
9 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
10 9 (19.15%) C
10 9 (19.15%) Yourdon
11 8 (17.02%) IBM
12 7 (14.89%) HL7
12 7 (14.89%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (14.89%) MISRA C
12 7 (14.89%) MISRA
13 6 (12.77%) Unit Testing
14 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
14 5 (10.64%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (10.64%) Embedded C
14 5 (10.64%) Embedded C++
14 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (10.64%) IEC 61508
14 5 (10.64%) DO-178B
14 5 (10.64%) Def Stans
15 4 (8.51%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
15 4 (8.51%) ISO26262

Rational Rhapsody
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.64%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.26%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 13 (27.66%) Simulink
2 4 (8.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.51%) HTTP
2 4 (8.51%) SMTP
3 3 (6.38%) Ethernet
3 3 (6.38%) Wireless
4 1 (2.13%) Internet
4 1 (2.13%) IPv4
4 1 (2.13%) RS-232
4 1 (2.13%) RS-485
4 1 (2.13%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (4.26%) Big Data
1 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
1 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.13%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (2.13%) GIS
2 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (44.68%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (4.26%) Subversion
2 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.13%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.13%) CppUnit
3 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.13%) IntelliJ
3 1 (2.13%) JIRA
3 1 (2.13%) JUnit
3 1 (2.13%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.13%) Mockito
3 1 (2.13%) Moq
3 1 (2.13%) NUnit
General
1 3 (6.38%) Aerospace
1 3 (6.38%) Military
2 2 (4.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Automotive
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Software Engineer
2 10 (21.28%) Ada Engineer
2 10 (21.28%) Ada Software Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Consultant
3 6 (12.77%) Developer
4 4 (8.51%) C++ Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Integration Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Software Validation Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Software Verification Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Validation Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) SOAP
1 4 (8.51%) Web Services
1 4 (8.51%) XML
2 3 (6.38%) JSON
2 3 (6.38%) OpenGL
3 1 (2.13%) .NET
3 1 (2.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (2.13%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.13%) JavaFX
3 1 (2.13%) JPA
3 1 (2.13%) POCO
3 1 (2.13%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (4.26%) Equities
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) NHS
3 1 (2.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.26%) Linux
4 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (57.45%) UML
2 22 (46.81%) Software Engineering
3 15 (31.91%) Configuration Management
4 14 (29.79%) Integration Testing
5 9 (19.15%) Yourdon
6 7 (14.89%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (12.77%) Unit Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (8.51%) Hazard Analysis
9 4 (8.51%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
9 4 (8.51%) Requirements Management
9 4 (8.51%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (8.51%) Validation
10 3 (6.38%) Scrum
10 3 (6.38%) SDLC
10 3 (6.38%) Software Testing
10 3 (6.38%) SysML
11 2 (4.26%) Information Architecture
11 2 (4.26%) Use Case
11 2 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) C++
2 13 (27.66%) Ada
2 13 (27.66%) MATLAB
3 12 (25.53%) Ada 95
4 9 (19.15%) C
5 5 (10.64%) Embedded C
5 5 (10.64%) Embedded C++
6 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.38%) Java
7 3 (6.38%) PHP
8 1 (2.13%) C#
8 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
1 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.13%) ISEB
2 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) HL7
1 7 (14.89%) MISRA
1 7 (14.89%) MISRA C
2 5 (10.64%) Def Stans
2 5 (10.64%) DO-178B
2 5 (10.64%) IEC 61508
3 4 (8.51%) ISO26262
4 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) iptables
1 1 (2.13%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) IBM
2 4 (8.51%) CA
3 3 (6.38%) Cerner
4 2 (4.26%) McKesson
4 2 (4.26%) MEDITECH
5 1 (2.13%) Green Hills
5 1 (2.13%) HP
5 1 (2.13%) Luciad
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
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