The table below looks at the statistics for Rational Rhapsody skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rational Rhapsody over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational Rhapsody
Rank 134 118 112
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 6 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.13% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.35% 1.12% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £305 £268
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +14.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £34.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £37.04 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+34.98% +0.10%
Rational Rhapsody
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
444 267 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.89% 11.25% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 178 137
Median daily rate £425 £335 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 26
Median hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -14.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

Rational Rhapsody
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region 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 West Midlands

Rational Rhapsody
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody across the West Midlands region.

Rational Rhapsody Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Rational Rhapsody
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Rational Rhapsody across the West Midlands region.

Rational Rhapsody Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Rational Rhapsody
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Solihull - 5 - -
Rational Rhapsody
England

Rational Rhapsody
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Rational Rhapsody.

1 5 (83.33%) C
1 5 (83.33%) C++
1 5 (83.33%) Unix
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) ClearCase
1 5 (83.33%) Ethernet
1 5 (83.33%) SNMP
1 5 (83.33%) IPv4
1 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
1 5 (83.33%) CppUnit
1 5 (83.33%) OpenSSH
1 5 (83.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 5 (83.33%) Regular Expression
1 5 (83.33%) Embedded Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Kalman Filter
1 5 (83.33%) iptables
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) HL7
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) OLTP
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) HTML

Rational Rhapsody
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Ethernet
1 5 (83.33%) IPv4
1 5 (83.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) OLTP
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) ClearCase
1 5 (83.33%) CppUnit
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 5 (83.33%) Regular Expression
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Kalman Filter
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C
1 5 (83.33%) C++
1 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) iptables
1 5 (83.33%) OpenSSH