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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Rational Rhapsody
UK
Rank 548 595 590
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -5
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 47 33 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.063% 0.050%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.61% 0.43% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 10
Median daily rate £488 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.75% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £321 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £370 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £588 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+58.78% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 23 12
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.78 £41.94 £32.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.68 £52.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%

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
7698 7592 7138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.96% 14.59% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5164 5017 4750
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 £301 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 208 131
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +14.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £28.50 £25.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £53.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017.

Rational Rhapsody Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Rational Rhapsody
Top 27 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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +48 41 £475 +28.37% 3
East of England +5 13 - -
Hertfordshire +11 11 - -
North West +31 8 - -
Lancashire +13 8 - -
South West +11 8 - - 3
Bristol +9 8 - - 2
London +19 7 £425 -
Preston +4 7 - -
Stevenage +3 6 - -
South Wales - 5 £625 -
Wales - 5 £625 -
South East +20 4 £500 +35.13%
Cardiff - 3 £625 -
Buckinghamshire -2 2 - -
Bedfordshire -4 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £500 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Bury St Edmunds - 1 - -
Chertsey - 1 £500 -
Crawley - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £475 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

Rational Rhapsody
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 46 (62.16%) UML
1 46 (62.16%) Rational DOORS
2 39 (52.70%) Software Engineering
3 27 (36.49%) Configuration Management
3 27 (36.49%) C++
3 27 (36.49%) Integration Testing
3 27 (36.49%) Security Cleared
4 25 (33.78%) Ada
5 24 (32.43%) SC Cleared
6 22 (29.73%) MATLAB
7 21 (28.38%) Simulink
7 21 (28.38%) C
8 15 (20.27%) Unit Testing
9 13 (17.57%) Ada 95
10 12 (16.22%) SDLC
10 12 (16.22%) Requirements Analysis
10 12 (16.22%) Yourdon
11 11 (14.86%) Hazard Analysis
12 10 (13.51%) Def Stans
12 10 (13.51%) MISRA C
12 10 (13.51%) MISRA
12 10 (13.51%) HL7
12 10 (13.51%) Linux
13 9 (12.16%) Windows
13 9 (12.16%) MS Office
13 9 (12.16%) IBM
13 9 (12.16%) Military
14 8 (10.81%) Degree
14 8 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (10.81%) SQL

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 6 (8.11%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.35%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.35%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (28.38%) Simulink
2 9 (12.16%) MS Office
3 4 (5.41%) MS Excel
4 3 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.76%) HTTP
2 5 (6.76%) SMTP
2 5 (6.76%) Wireshark
3 3 (4.05%) Wireless
4 2 (2.70%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.70%) IGMP
5 1 (1.35%) Firewall
5 1 (1.35%) RS-232
5 1 (1.35%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (1.35%) Big Data
1 1 (1.35%) GIS
1 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 46 (62.16%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (8.11%) GDB
3 5 (6.76%) VectorCAST
4 4 (5.41%) Eclipse
4 4 (5.41%) JIRA
4 4 (5.41%) Subversion
4 4 (5.41%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.05%) ClearCase
6 2 (2.70%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.35%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.35%) JUnit
7 1 (1.35%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.35%) Mockito
7 1 (1.35%) Moq
7 1 (1.35%) NUnit
7 1 (1.35%) Rational Rose
General
1 9 (12.16%) Military
2 7 (9.46%) Aerospace
2 7 (9.46%) Avionics
3 3 (4.05%) Finance
4 2 (2.70%) Automotive
4 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 19 (25.68%) Ada Engineer
3 16 (21.62%) Ada Software Engineer
4 11 (14.86%) C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (13.51%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) C Software Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Consultant
6 7 (9.46%) Integration Consultant
7 5 (6.76%) Developer
8 4 (5.41%) C++ Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Embedded Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (2.70%) Development Engineer
10 2 (2.70%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 2 (2.70%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 2 (2.70%) Software Validation Engineer
10 2 (2.70%) Software Verification Engineer
10 2 (2.70%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.11%) XML
2 5 (6.76%) SOAP
2 5 (6.76%) Web Services
3 3 (4.05%) JSON
4 2 (2.70%) .NET
5 1 (1.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.35%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.35%) JavaFX
5 1 (1.35%) JPA
5 1 (1.35%) OpenGL
5 1 (1.35%) RESTful
5 1 (1.35%) WCF
5 1 (1.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.05%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (4.05%) NHS
2 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.35%) ASTM
3 1 (1.35%) Equities
3 1 (1.35%) LIMS
3 1 (1.35%) Replication
3 1 (1.35%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.51%) Linux
2 9 (12.16%) Windows
3 5 (6.76%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.70%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (62.16%) UML
2 39 (52.70%) Software Engineering
3 27 (36.49%) Configuration Management
3 27 (36.49%) Integration Testing
4 15 (20.27%) Unit Testing
5 12 (16.22%) Requirements Analysis
5 12 (16.22%) SDLC
5 12 (16.22%) Yourdon
6 11 (14.86%) Hazard Analysis
7 8 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (9.46%) HOOD
8 7 (9.46%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (8.11%) Requirements Management
9 6 (8.11%) Validation
10 4 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.41%) Process Improvement
11 3 (4.05%) Information Architecture
11 3 (4.05%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
11 3 (4.05%) Use Case
11 3 (4.05%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.49%) C++
2 25 (33.78%) Ada
3 22 (29.73%) MATLAB
4 21 (28.38%) C
5 13 (17.57%) Ada 95
6 8 (10.81%) SQL
7 6 (8.11%) Perl
8 5 (6.76%) Embedded C
8 5 (6.76%) Embedded C++
8 5 (6.76%) Java
8 5 (6.76%) JavaScript
9 4 (5.41%) PHP
10 2 (2.70%) C#
11 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.35%) VB
11 1 (1.35%) VB6
11 1 (1.35%) VC++
Qualifications
1 27 (36.49%) Security Cleared
2 24 (32.43%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.81%) Degree
4 2 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.51%) Def Stans
1 10 (13.51%) HL7
1 10 (13.51%) MISRA
1 10 (13.51%) MISRA C
2 8 (10.81%) DO-178B
2 8 (10.81%) IEC 61508
3 7 (9.46%) ISO26262
4 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (12.16%) IBM
2 7 (9.46%) CA
3 6 (8.11%) Serena
4 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.05%) Cerner
5 3 (4.05%) McKesson
5 3 (4.05%) MEDITECH
5 3 (4.05%) QNX
6 1 (1.35%) Green Hills
6 1 (1.35%) Luciad