The first table below looks at the demand for Rational Rhapsody skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rational Rhapsody over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the West Midlands region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational Rhapsody
Rank 117 - 106
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.043% - 0.044%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.53% - 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£300 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £305 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
190 171 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.11% 8.85% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 93 121
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 10
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £28.65 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Rational Rhapsody
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Rational Rhapsody
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Rational Rhapsody across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 11 (84.62%) UML
1 11 (84.62%) Software Engineering
2 7 (53.85%) Automotive
2 7 (53.85%) CAN bus
3 6 (46.15%) MATLAB
3 6 (46.15%) Simulink
3 6 (46.15%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (38.46%) C
5 4 (30.77%) IBM
5 4 (30.77%) Embedded C
5 4 (30.77%) Six Sigma
5 4 (30.77%) Validation
5 4 (30.77%) Degree
5 4 (30.77%) Requirements Engineering
5 4 (30.77%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 3 (23.08%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (23.08%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) HL7
8 1 (7.69%) C#
8 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
8 1 (7.69%) .NET
8 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
8 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
8 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 1 (7.69%) NHS
8 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
8 1 (7.69%) Mechatronics
8 1 (7.69%) jQuery

Rational Rhapsody
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (53.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Designer
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Designer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) CAN bus
2 3 (23.08%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (7.69%) NHS
3 1 (7.69%) Mechatronics
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) UML
1 11 (84.62%) Software Engineering
2 4 (30.77%) Requirements Engineering
2 4 (30.77%) Six Sigma
2 4 (30.77%) Validation
3 3 (23.08%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) MATLAB
2 5 (38.46%) C
3 4 (30.77%) Embedded C
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
1 4 (30.77%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) HL7
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft