Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Rational Rhapsody skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Rational Rhapsody over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM Rational Rhapsody
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 59 52
Rank change year-on-year -6 -7 +24
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 3 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.44% 0.33% 1.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.30% 2.13% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Bedfordshire median daily rate £360 £51 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +608.94% - -
East of England median daily rate £310 £51 -
% change year-on-year +510.48% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 9
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £50.78 £50.78 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +26.95% -15.79%
East of England median hourly rate £50.78 £50.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +1.56% +21.95% -13.68%

Rational Rhapsody is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 91 94 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 13.34% 15.31% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 56 22
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -2.94%
10th Percentile £325 £263 £319
90th Percentile £500 £494 £588
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 12
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £50.22 £50.78 £48.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.11% +5.67% +19.50%
10th Percentile £49.02 £50.78 £40.00
90th Percentile £50.75 £50.78 £53.51
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.56 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.78% +1.41% +5.89%

Rational Rhapsody
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Rational Rhapsody as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Rational Rhapsody in Bedfordshire

Rational Rhapsody
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Rational Rhapsody in Bedfordshire

Rational Rhapsody
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -5 3 £360 +608.94%
Rational Rhapsody
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Rational Rhapsody.

1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VxWorks
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (100.00%) VectorCAST
2 2 (66.67%) DO-178B
2 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) Ada
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC

Rational Rhapsody
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (100.00%) VectorCAST
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Ada Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Ada Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Ada
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft