Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 19 January 2018 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 101 95
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6 +13
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 15 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.79% 0.26% 0.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.56% 1.49% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median daily rate - - -
South West median daily rate - £550 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Bristol median hourly rate - £44.75 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.15% -11.35%
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £44.75 £41.40
% change year-on-year +6.15% +8.09% -10.97%

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 Bristol with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 329 269 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 17.33% 17.32% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 173 120
Bristol median daily rate £388 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.16% +4.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £287 £275 £275
90th Percentile £538 £525 £501
South West median daily rate £405 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +8.00% - -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 13
Bristol median hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +4.88% -13.68%
10th Percentile £36.63 £38.15 £31.80
90th Percentile £42.50 £52.40 £50.55
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £41.50 £41.80
% change year-on-year -0.84% -0.72% +4.50%

Rational Rhapsody
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Rational Rhapsody in Bristol

Rational Rhapsody
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Rational Rhapsody in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Rational Rhapsody.

1 15 (100.00%) UML
2 14 (93.33%) C++
2 14 (93.33%) Software Engineering
3 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
3 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
3 11 (73.33%) Rational DOORS
4 10 (66.67%) GDB
4 10 (66.67%) Wireshark
4 10 (66.67%) C
4 10 (66.67%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (6.67%) SysML
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management

Rational Rhapsody
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (66.67%) GDB
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Software Engineer
2 10 (66.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) UML
2 14 (93.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) C++
2 10 (66.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
1 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft