Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 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
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 763 830 815
Rank change year-on-year +67 -15 -6
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 79 34 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.085% 0.035% 0.044%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.45% 0.21% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 10
England median daily rate £351 £550 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.14% +57.71% -12.81%
10th Percentile £301 £309 £194
90th Percentile £417 £625 £475
UK median daily rate £393 £469 £305
% change year-on-year -16.27% +53.69% -23.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 22
England median hourly rate £44.12 £50.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.77% +21.95% +1.86%
10th Percentile £37.45 £43.75 £36.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £53.75 £50.68
UK median hourly rate £44.12 £50.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -11.77% +21.95% +1.23%

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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17533 16135 15014
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.80% 16.57% 14.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 12283 10943 10092
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £280
90th Percentile £605 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 272 231 286
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £26.15 £23.88
90th Percentile £59.88 £53.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Rational Rhapsody
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Rational Rhapsody in England

Rational Rhapsody
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Rational Rhapsody in England

Rational Rhapsody
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Rational Rhapsody in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Rational Rhapsody in England

Rational Rhapsody
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Rational Rhapsody in England

Rational Rhapsody
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Rational Rhapsody in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Rational Rhapsody in England

Rational Rhapsody
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 19 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
South West +30 29 - - 1
East of England -8 22 £310 +510.48%
South East +18 14 £353 +0.71%
London -22 10 £325 -40.77% 1
North of England +59 2 - -
Midlands +29 2 £350 -
North West - 2 - -
West Midlands +28 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £350 -
Rational Rhapsody
UK

For the 6 months to 19 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 England region with a requirement for Rational Rhapsody.

1 56 (70.89%) Software Engineering
2 51 (64.56%) Rational DOORS
3 49 (62.03%) C++
3 49 (62.03%) UML
4 31 (39.24%) Security Cleared
5 30 (37.97%) SC Cleared
6 29 (36.71%) C
7 24 (30.38%) MATLAB
7 24 (30.38%) Simulink
8 23 (29.11%) Linux
9 21 (26.58%) Integration Testing
10 17 (21.52%) Configuration Management
11 13 (16.46%) Ada
11 13 (16.46%) JavaScript
12 12 (15.19%) Validation
12 12 (15.19%) GDB
12 12 (15.19%) Wireshark
13 11 (13.92%) Degree
13 11 (13.92%) Java
13 11 (13.92%) SQL
14 10 (12.66%) C#
14 10 (12.66%) SysML
15 9 (11.39%) Visual Studio
15 9 (11.39%) OO
16 8 (10.13%) Data Extraction
17 7 (8.86%) HL7
17 7 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
17 7 (8.86%) IBM
17 7 (8.86%) Aerospace
17 7 (8.86%) Windows

Rational Rhapsody
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.27%) IIS
2 1 (1.27%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 24 (30.38%) Simulink
2 1 (1.27%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.19%) Wireshark
2 6 (7.59%) Tactical Data Link
3 2 (2.53%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.53%) HTTP
3 2 (2.53%) SMTP
3 2 (2.53%) VoIP
4 1 (1.27%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.59%) Electronic Patient Records
2 5 (6.33%) PowerCenter
2 5 (6.33%) RDBMS
2 5 (6.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.27%) DTS
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.27%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 51 (64.56%) Rational DOORS
2 12 (15.19%) GDB
3 9 (11.39%) Visual Studio
4 5 (6.33%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (3.80%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.80%) FishEye
5 3 (3.80%) JIRA
5 3 (3.80%) NetBeans
5 3 (3.80%) VectorCAST
6 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.27%) Subversion
General
1 7 (8.86%) Aerospace
2 6 (7.59%) Avionics
3 5 (6.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (6.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.06%) Banking
4 4 (5.06%) Finance
4 4 (5.06%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.53%) Automotive
6 1 (1.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 51 (64.56%) Software Engineer
2 25 (31.65%) C++ Software Engineer
3 11 (13.92%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (11.39%) Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Ada Engineer
5 7 (8.86%) Ada Software Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Architect
7 4 (5.06%) C++ Developer
7 4 (5.06%) C++ Software Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Data Architect
7 4 (5.06%) ETL Architect
7 4 (5.06%) Oracle Architect
7 4 (5.06%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Design Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (2.53%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (2.53%) DOORS Engineer
9 2 (2.53%) Java Developer
9 2 (2.53%) Software Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.86%) CSS
1 7 (8.86%) HTML
2 4 (5.06%) XML
3 2 (2.53%) SOAP
3 2 (2.53%) Web Services
4 1 (1.27%) .NET
4 1 (1.27%) Ajax
4 1 (1.27%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.27%) jQuery
4 1 (1.27%) RESTful
4 1 (1.27%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.33%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (6.33%) Life Science
3 4 (5.06%) NHS
4 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.11%) Linux
2 7 (8.86%) Windows
3 5 (6.33%) VxWorks
4 3 (3.80%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.27%) Unix
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (70.89%) Software Engineering
2 49 (62.03%) UML
3 21 (26.58%) Integration Testing
4 17 (21.52%) Configuration Management
5 12 (15.19%) Validation
6 10 (12.66%) SysML
7 9 (11.39%) OO
8 8 (10.13%) Data Extraction
9 7 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (7.59%) Customer Requirements
10 6 (7.59%) Data Integration
10 6 (7.59%) Requirements Management
11 5 (6.33%) ETL
12 4 (5.06%) Business Development
12 4 (5.06%) Data Cleansing
12 4 (5.06%) Data Modelling
12 4 (5.06%) Information Architecture
12 4 (5.06%) Multithreading
12 4 (5.06%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (62.03%) C++
2 29 (36.71%) C
3 24 (30.38%) MATLAB
4 13 (16.46%) Ada
4 13 (16.46%) JavaScript
5 11 (13.92%) Java
5 11 (13.92%) SQL
6 10 (12.66%) C#
7 5 (6.33%) Ada 95
8 4 (5.06%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.80%) Python
10 2 (2.53%) PHP
11 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (39.24%) Security Cleared
2 30 (37.97%) SC Cleared
3 11 (13.92%) Degree
4 2 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) HL7
2 4 (5.06%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.53%) DO-178B
4 1 (1.27%) Def Stans
4 1 (1.27%) ISO 26262
4 1 (1.27%) MISRA
4 1 (1.27%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.27%) zsh
Vendors
1 7 (8.86%) IBM
2 6 (7.59%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.33%) Informatica
3 5 (6.33%) Oracle
3 5 (6.33%) Talend
4 2 (2.53%) Cerner
4 2 (2.53%) McKesson
4 2 (2.53%) MEDITECH
5 1 (1.27%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.27%) Green Hills
5 1 (1.27%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.27%) PTC
5 1 (1.27%) Remedy
5 1 (1.27%) VMware