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 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational Rhapsody
Rank 546 554 532
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -22
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 46 16 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.031% 0.060%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.64% 0.27% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 17
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£375 £314 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.52% -3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £251 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £389 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +1.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £35.30 £34.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £37.35 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +1.38%

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
7223 5965 5730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.32% 11.65% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4980 3815 3554
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 148 226
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £20.35 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £45.30 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014.

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 December 2014. 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 -4 40 £375 +19.52% 1
West Midlands - 12 £375 - 1
South West -20 9 £550 -
London +16 5 - -
South East - 5 - -
Surrey - 3 - -
Scotland - 2 £177 - 1
Bristol -15 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
East of England - - - -

Rational Rhapsody
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 37 (59.68%) UML
2 23 (37.10%) Rational DOORS
3 21 (33.87%) Software Engineering
4 19 (30.65%) Security Cleared
5 18 (29.03%) C++
6 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
6 16 (25.81%) SC Cleared
7 15 (24.19%) Java
7 15 (24.19%) Validation
8 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (22.58%) C
9 13 (20.97%) Requirements Engineering
10 10 (16.13%) MATLAB
10 10 (16.13%) Management Information System
11 9 (14.52%) HL7
11 9 (14.52%) SysML
11 9 (14.52%) Requirements Analysis
11 9 (14.52%) NHS
11 9 (14.52%) OO
11 9 (14.52%) Web Services
12 8 (12.90%) SQL
12 8 (12.90%) Linux
12 8 (12.90%) Middleware
12 8 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (12.90%) IBM
12 8 (12.90%) Scrum
12 8 (12.90%) Automotive
12 8 (12.90%) Algorithms
13 7 (11.29%) TDD
13 7 (11.29%) Degree

Rational Rhapsody
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (6.45%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.23%) IIS
2 2 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.61%) JCAPS
3 1 (1.61%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Simulink
2 1 (1.61%) Stateflow
2 1 (1.61%) TargetLink
2 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.61%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) DTS
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (37.10%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (9.68%) Subversion
2 6 (9.68%) ClearCase
2 6 (9.68%) ClearQuest
3 5 (8.06%) LoadRunner
3 5 (8.06%) eggPlant
3 5 (8.06%) NeoLoad
4 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.61%) Bugzilla
General
1 8 (12.90%) Automotive
2 3 (4.84%) Electronics
3 2 (3.23%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.61%) Military
4 1 (1.61%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 20 (32.26%) Software Engineer
2 11 (17.74%) Developer
3 9 (14.52%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) Team Leader
4 8 (12.90%) Technical Team Leader
4 8 (12.90%) Middleware Team Leader
5 7 (11.29%) Integration Specialist
6 6 (9.68%) C++ Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Test Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Performance Test Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Performance Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Architect
9 3 (4.84%) Analyst
10 2 (3.23%) Software Architect
10 2 (3.23%) Support Analyst
10 2 (3.23%) Applications Support
10 2 (3.23%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.52%) Web Services
2 8 (12.90%) Middleware
3 7 (11.29%) GWT
4 6 (9.68%) Itk
5 5 (8.06%) OpenMP
5 5 (8.06%) Spring
5 5 (8.06%) XML
6 4 (6.45%) Hibernate
6 4 (6.45%) JSP
7 3 (4.84%) .NET
8 1 (1.61%) CSS
8 1 (1.61%) SOAP
8 1 (1.61%) WCF
8 1 (1.61%) WPF
8 1 (1.61%) Apache Camel
8 1 (1.61%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Management Information System
2 9 (14.52%) NHS
3 8 (12.90%) Algorithms
4 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (8.06%) CAN bus
6 4 (6.45%) Mechatronics
7 3 (4.84%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.61%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.61%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.61%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Linux
2 2 (3.23%) UNIX
3 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (59.68%) UML
2 21 (33.87%) Software Engineering
3 15 (24.19%) Validation
4 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (20.97%) Requirements Engineering
6 9 (14.52%) SysML
6 9 (14.52%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (14.52%) OO
7 8 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (12.90%) Scrum
8 7 (11.29%) TDD
9 6 (9.68%) Information Management
9 6 (9.68%) Signal Processing
9 6 (9.68%) Embedded Software Development
10 5 (8.06%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (8.06%) Waterfall
10 5 (8.06%) BDD
10 5 (8.06%) Parallel Programming
10 5 (8.06%) Requirements Management
10 5 (8.06%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.03%) C++
2 15 (24.19%) Java
3 14 (22.58%) C
4 10 (16.13%) MATLAB
5 8 (12.90%) SQL
6 6 (9.68%) Python
7 3 (4.84%) Embedded C
8 2 (3.23%) Embedded C++
8 2 (3.23%) Ada
8 2 (3.23%) Pascal
9 1 (1.61%) Tcl
9 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.61%) VB
9 1 (1.61%) C#
9 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (30.65%) Security Cleared
2 16 (25.81%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.29%) Degree
4 5 (8.06%) ISEB
4 5 (8.06%) ISTQB
4 5 (8.06%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) HL7
2 5 (8.06%) DO-178B
3 2 (3.23%) QA
4 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.61%) IEC 61508
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) IBM
2 7 (11.29%) Google
3 6 (9.68%) Oracle
4 5 (8.06%) HP
4 5 (8.06%) Intel
5 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.23%) QNX
7 1 (1.61%) Coverity
7 1 (1.61%) Mercator
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