Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 106 98
Rank change year-on-year +29 -8 -1
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 30 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.76% 0.38% 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.31% 2.92% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Bristol median daily rate - £335 -
South West median daily rate - £335 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 7
Bristol median hourly rate £43.25 £44.50 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.81% +20.14% +5.83%
10th Percentile £34.13 £39.13 £35.00
90th Percentile £50.13 £53.13 £41.50
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £39.37
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.68% +12.49%

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 Bristol with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 291 240 266
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 17.03% 13.08% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 169 189
Bristol median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £279 £288 £275
90th Percentile £499 £513 £500
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 11
Bristol median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £34.35 £35.70 £35.00
90th Percentile £50.25 £52.50 £41.50
South West median hourly rate £43.50 £42.48 £38.25
% change year-on-year +2.41% +11.05% +2.68%

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

Rational Rhapsody
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Rational Rhapsody in Bristol over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Rational Rhapsody in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Rational Rhapsody.

1 29 (96.67%) Software Engineering
2 24 (80.00%) Rational DOORS
3 23 (76.67%) UML
4 20 (66.67%) Linux
5 18 (60.00%) C++
6 17 (56.67%) C
7 15 (50.00%) GDB
8 14 (46.67%) Wireshark
8 14 (46.67%) Integration Testing
8 14 (46.67%) MATLAB
8 14 (46.67%) Simulink
9 11 (36.67%) Ada
10 10 (33.33%) Configuration Management
11 7 (23.33%) Ada 95
11 7 (23.33%) Java
12 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
12 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
13 5 (16.67%) Def Stans
13 5 (16.67%) MISRA C
13 5 (16.67%) MISRA
13 5 (16.67%) NetBeans
13 5 (16.67%) Windows
13 5 (16.67%) Eclipse
14 4 (13.33%) Serena
14 4 (13.33%) SDLC
15 2 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
15 2 (6.67%) Mathematical Modelling
15 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
15 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
15 2 (6.67%) OO

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 14 (46.67%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 14 (46.67%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 24 (80.00%) Rational DOORS
2 15 (50.00%) GDB
3 5 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 5 (16.67%) NetBeans
General
1 1 (3.33%) Automotive
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (93.33%) Software Engineer
2 11 (36.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 9 (30.00%) Ada Engineer
3 9 (30.00%) Ada Software Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Software Performance Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) C++ Developer
5 1 (3.33%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (96.67%) Software Engineering
2 23 (76.67%) UML
3 14 (46.67%) Integration Testing
4 10 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 4 (13.33%) SDLC
6 2 (6.67%) Mathematical Modelling
6 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
6 2 (6.67%) OO
7 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.33%) Project Management
7 1 (3.33%) SysML
7 1 (3.33%) Yourdon
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) C++
2 17 (56.67%) C
3 14 (46.67%) MATLAB
4 11 (36.67%) Ada
5 7 (23.33%) Ada 95
5 7 (23.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) Def Stans
1 5 (16.67%) MISRA
1 5 (16.67%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Serena