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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational Rhapsody
Rank 594 576 585
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 32 29 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.057% 0.028%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.42% 0.42% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 3
Average daily rate £370 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%

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
7611 6919 5887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.76% 13.52% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5055 4647 3694
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 126 126
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.70 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.44% -2.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £26.06 £16.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.85 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.10% -1.33%

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 14 February 2016.

Rational Rhapsody Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Rational Rhapsody
Top 16 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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 28 £370 -1.33% 11
East of England - 14 - - 2
Luton - 11 - - 2
Bedfordshire - 11 - - 2
South West +2 7 - - 1
South East +11 4 £370 -0.67% 4
Somerset +3 4 - -
Yeovil - 4 - -
Bristol +4 3 - - 1
East Sussex - 3 £370 - 2
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Lancashire - 3 - - 2
North West - 3 - - 2
Stevenage - 2 - -
Hastings - 1 £370 - 2
Preston - 1 - - 2

Rational Rhapsody
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 42 (72.41%) Rational DOORS
2 40 (68.97%) Software Engineering
3 36 (62.07%) UML
4 31 (53.45%) C++
4 31 (53.45%) Security Cleared
5 29 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 29 (50.00%) Ada
6 18 (31.03%) Validation
7 17 (29.31%) OO
8 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
9 14 (24.14%) C
10 13 (22.41%) VxWorks
10 13 (22.41%) SysML
10 13 (22.41%) Degree
10 13 (22.41%) VectorCAST
11 10 (17.24%) Ada 95
11 10 (17.24%) Visual Studio
12 9 (15.52%) MS Office
13 8 (13.79%) IBM
13 8 (13.79%) Military
13 8 (13.79%) Integration Testing
14 7 (12.07%) MATLAB
15 6 (10.34%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
15 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
15 6 (10.34%) SQL
15 6 (10.34%) Manufacturing
15 6 (10.34%) Unit Testing
16 5 (8.62%) Signal Processing
16 5 (8.62%) HL7
16 5 (8.62%) Requirements Management

Rational Rhapsody
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (6.90%) IIS
2 3 (5.17%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (15.52%) MS Office
2 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
3 5 (8.62%) Simulink
4 4 (6.90%) FrameMaker
5 3 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.72%) Stateflow
6 1 (1.72%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) HTTP
1 3 (5.17%) SMTP
2 1 (1.72%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 42 (72.41%) Rational DOORS
2 13 (22.41%) VectorCAST
3 10 (17.24%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.17%) Subversion
5 1 (1.72%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.72%) NetBeans
General
1 8 (13.79%) Military
2 6 (10.34%) Manufacturing
3 5 (8.62%) Finance
4 4 (6.90%) Avionics
4 4 (6.90%) Publishing
5 2 (3.45%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.72%) Automotive
6 1 (1.72%) Electronics
6 1 (1.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (60.34%) Software Engineer
2 10 (17.24%) Principal Engineer
2 10 (17.24%) Principal Software Engineer
3 8 (13.79%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Ada Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Ada Software Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Developer
7 3 (5.17%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.45%) C++ Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Desktop Support
8 2 (3.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) DOORS Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Integration Specialist
8 2 (3.45%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) .NET
2 2 (3.45%) JSF
3 1 (1.72%) J2EE
3 1 (1.72%) Middleware
3 1 (1.72%) SOAP
3 1 (1.72%) Web Services
3 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) NHS
2 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) CAN bus
3 1 (1.72%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) VxWorks
2 4 (6.90%) Linux
3 3 (5.17%) Windows
4 2 (3.45%) Unix
5 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (68.97%) Software Engineering
2 36 (62.07%) UML
3 18 (31.03%) Validation
4 17 (29.31%) OO
5 13 (22.41%) SysML
6 8 (13.79%) Integration Testing
7 6 (10.34%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
7 6 (10.34%) Unit Testing
8 5 (8.62%) Programme Management
8 5 (8.62%) Requirements Management
8 5 (8.62%) Signal Processing
9 4 (6.90%) Configuration Management
9 4 (6.90%) Embedded Software Development
9 4 (6.90%) Functional Testing
9 4 (6.90%) Project Management
9 4 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (6.90%) Static Code Analysis
9 4 (6.90%) Test Scripting
10 3 (5.17%) Change Management
10 3 (5.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (53.45%) C++
2 29 (50.00%) Ada
3 14 (24.14%) C
4 10 (17.24%) Ada 95
5 7 (12.07%) MATLAB
6 6 (10.34%) SQL
7 5 (8.62%) C#
8 3 (5.17%) Java
8 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.45%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.72%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.72%) Perl
10 1 (1.72%) PHP
10 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (53.45%) Security Cleared
2 29 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (22.41%) Degree
4 3 (5.17%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (5.17%) MCSE
4 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) DO-178B
1 5 (8.62%) HL7
2 4 (6.90%) Def Stans
2 4 (6.90%) MISRA
3 3 (5.17%) MISRA C
4 1 (1.72%) ISO26262
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.79%) IBM
3 4 (6.90%) Serena
4 3 (5.17%) Cerner
4 3 (5.17%) Citrix
4 3 (5.17%) MEDITECH
5 2 (3.45%) McKesson
6 1 (1.72%) MathWorks
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle
6 1 (1.72%) Wind River
Preston, Lancashire
AAP3
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton
aap3
Rate: £50 - £50.78 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
Preston
aap3
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