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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational Rhapsody
Rank 602 598 576
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -22
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 29 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.025% 0.017%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.35% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 1
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£305 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.23% +54.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £425 £275
% change year-on-year
-28.23% +54.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 5
Average hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +18.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.08 £36.10 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.02 £46.50 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +18.05%

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
8225 7199 6187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.84% 12.93% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5414 4595 3968
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 133 132
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.83 £30.00 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £71.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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 31 August 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 31 August 2015.

Rational Rhapsody Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Rational Rhapsody
Top 28 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 31 August 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 -21 22 £340 -20.00% 5
South West -1 7 - - 3
Bristol -1 6 - -
South East -31 5 £340 - 2
East of England +9 4 - -
Newport +2 4 £305 -26.94%
Wales -5 4 £305 -26.94%
South Wales -7 4 £305 -26.94%
London +4 3 £450 -
Glasgow - 2 £172 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 £172 -
East Anglia - 2 - -
Bedfordshire +14 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Luton - 1 - -
Hastings - 1 £340 -
Leeds - 1 £300 -
East Sussex - 1 £340 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
Wiltshire - 1 - - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
Gaydon - 1 - -

Rational Rhapsody
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 28 (48.28%) UML
2 27 (46.55%) Rational DOORS
3 21 (36.21%) SysML
4 19 (32.76%) Security Cleared
5 18 (31.03%) SC Cleared
6 15 (25.86%) Software Engineering
7 14 (24.14%) HL7
7 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
7 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
7 14 (24.14%) MATLAB
8 12 (20.69%) MS Excel
9 11 (18.97%) Windows
9 11 (18.97%) C++
10 10 (17.24%) Requirements Management
10 10 (17.24%) Degree
11 9 (15.52%) Validation
11 9 (15.52%) C
12 8 (13.79%) SQL
12 8 (13.79%) NHS
13 7 (12.07%) IIS
13 7 (12.07%) Java
13 7 (12.07%) .NET
13 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (10.34%) Visual Studio
15 5 (8.62%) OO
15 5 (8.62%) C#
15 5 (8.62%) Simulink
15 5 (8.62%) IBM
15 5 (8.62%) Aerospace
15 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008

Rational Rhapsody
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 7 (12.07%) IIS
2 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.62%) Simulink
3 4 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (6.90%) MS Office
4 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.72%) Stateflow
5 1 (1.72%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.17%) Wireless
3 1 (1.72%) FlexRay
3 1 (1.72%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.72%) FTP
3 1 (1.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.17%) DTS
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (46.55%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (10.34%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.17%) Subversion
4 1 (1.72%) VectorCAST
4 1 (1.72%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.72%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.72%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.72%) NetBeans
General
1 5 (8.62%) Aerospace
2 4 (6.90%) Automotive
2 4 (6.90%) Military
3 3 (5.17%) Electronics
3 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.17%) Avionics
4 2 (3.45%) Finance
4 2 (3.45%) Marketing
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (31.03%) Systems Engineer
2 12 (20.69%) Software Engineer
2 12 (20.69%) Developer
3 5 (8.62%) Analyst
4 4 (6.90%) Applications Support
4 4 (6.90%) Verification Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Architect
5 3 (5.17%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.17%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) .NET Developer
6 2 (3.45%) C++ Developer
6 2 (3.45%) C# Developer
6 2 (3.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (3.45%) Senior Microsoft Developer
6 2 (3.45%) Integration Specialist
6 2 (3.45%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) .NET
2 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.17%) Web Services
3 2 (3.45%) XML
3 2 (3.45%) CSS
3 2 (3.45%) J2EE
3 2 (3.45%) MFC
3 2 (3.45%) jQuery
3 2 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (3.45%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.45%) OAuth2
3 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (3.45%) SOAP
4 1 (1.72%) HTML
4 1 (1.72%) JSP
4 1 (1.72%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.72%) Spring
4 1 (1.72%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) NHS
2 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.90%) Algorithms
4 3 (5.17%) CAN bus
5 2 (3.45%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.45%) Mechatronics
5 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.72%) Human Factors
6 1 (1.72%) DTV
6 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) Windows
2 3 (5.17%) Linux
2 3 (5.17%) VxWorks
2 3 (5.17%) UNIX
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (48.28%) UML
2 21 (36.21%) SysML
3 15 (25.86%) Software Engineering
4 10 (17.24%) Requirements Management
5 9 (15.52%) Validation
6 5 (8.62%) OO
7 4 (6.90%) SOA
7 4 (6.90%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.17%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.17%) Scrum
8 3 (5.17%) OOD
8 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.17%) Requirements Engineering
8 3 (5.17%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (5.17%) Embedded Software Development
8 3 (5.17%) SDLC
9 2 (3.45%) Line Management
9 2 (3.45%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.14%) MATLAB
2 11 (18.97%) C++
3 9 (15.52%) C
4 8 (13.79%) SQL
5 7 (12.07%) Java
6 5 (8.62%) C#
7 4 (6.90%) Ada
7 4 (6.90%) T-SQL
8 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.45%) VB
9 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.45%) Embedded C
9 2 (3.45%) VB6
9 2 (3.45%) C++/CLI
9 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.72%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (32.76%) Security Cleared
2 18 (31.03%) SC Cleared
3 10 (17.24%) Degree
4 2 (3.45%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.14%) HL7
2 2 (3.45%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.72%) DO-254
3 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.72%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.17%) vSphere
Vendors
1 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) IBM
3 4 (6.90%) Cerner
4 3 (5.17%) VMware
5 2 (3.45%) QNX
6 1 (1.72%) InterSystems
6 1 (1.72%) Telelogic
6 1 (1.72%) SAP
6 1 (1.72%) Borland
6 1 (1.72%) MathWorks
6 1 (1.72%) Google
6 1 (1.72%) Wind River