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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 34 41
Rank change year-on-year -9 +7  
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.56% 0.94% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.00% 11.54% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £360 £51 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +608.94% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £330 £305
% change year-on-year +18.93% +8.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £50.78 £51.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.01%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.97 £50.00 £37.39
% change year-on-year -10.06% +33.72%  

Rational Rhapsody is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 40 26 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 11.24% 8.13% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 44 41
Median daily rate £475 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £488 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 3
Median hourly rate - £50.78 £51.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.01%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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
Luton -4 2 £360 +608.94%
Rational Rhapsody
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (66.67%) VectorCAST
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Ada
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VxWorks
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) DO-178B
3 1 (33.33%) Teamcenter
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (33.33%) Simulink
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement

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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Teamcenter
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (66.67%) VectorCAST
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Ada Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Ada Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Principal Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Principal Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Ada
1 2 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft