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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Rational Rhapsody
England / West Midlands
Rank - - 102
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 0 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £588 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+58.78% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.63 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.75% +17.64%

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
321 317 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.61% 12.99% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 158 100
Median daily rate £375 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 25 14
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -38.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £20.00 £28.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £41.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +10.81%

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