Period
to 26 November 2021

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 26 November 2021 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
26 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 669 497 698
Rank change year-on-year -172 +201 +133
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 79 28 88
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.092% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.62% 0.52% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 5
10th Percentile " " £393
25th Percentile £525 £213 "
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £244 £400
Median % change year-on-year +125.64% -39.06% +21.21%
75th Percentile £575 £377 £463
90th Percentile " £440 £493
UK median daily rate £495 £244 £413
% change year-on-year +103.08% -40.91% +16.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 15
10th Percentile £44.35 £42.95 £41.60
25th Percentile £55.00 £46.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate £75.00 £55.00 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year +36.36% +10.00% +42.86%
75th Percentile " £60.00 £51.00
90th Percentile £80.00 " £53.40
UK median hourly rate £75.00 £55.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +36.36% +10.00% +25.00%

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 12,737 5,412 12,945
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.96% 17.73% 17.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,896 3,753 8,783
10th Percentile £375 £315 £330
25th Percentile £450 £400 £405
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £530 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +11.58% - -
75th Percentile £638 £575 £575
90th Percentile £713 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £525 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 210 101 159
10th Percentile £26.94 £31.88 £16.50
25th Percentile £41.25 £41.00 £34.68
Median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%
75th Percentile £62.44 £53.75 £53.51
90th Percentile £73.75 £61.25 £69.00
UK median hourly rate £51.39 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +14.19% - +4.65%

Rational Rhapsody
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Rational Rhapsody in England

Rational Rhapsody
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Rational Rhapsody in England.

Daily rate trend for Rational Rhapsody in England

Rational Rhapsody
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Rational Rhapsody in England.

Hourly rate trend for Rational Rhapsody in England

Rational Rhapsody
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Rational Rhapsody in England over the 6 months to 26 November 2021.

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 26 November 2021. 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
East of England -27 38 - - 11
South West -21 32 - - 13
South East -98 3 - - 2
North West - 3 £550 -
North of England - 3 £550 -
West Midlands - 2 - - 6
Midlands - 2 - - 9
London -200 1 - - 2
Rational Rhapsody
UK

For the 6 months to 26 November 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Rational Rhapsody also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Rational Rhapsody.

1 58 (73.42%) Security Cleared
2 56 (70.89%) SC Cleared
3 51 (64.56%) Software Engineering
4 45 (56.96%) UML
5 34 (43.04%) C
6 33 (41.77%) C++
6 33 (41.77%) Windows
7 32 (40.51%) Linux
7 32 (40.51%) Rational DOORS
8 26 (32.91%) Software Testing
8 26 (32.91%) Simulink
9 23 (29.11%) Configuration Management
10 22 (27.85%) Ada
10 22 (27.85%) Rational Team Concert
11 21 (26.58%) OO
11 21 (26.58%) SysML
12 20 (25.32%) IBM
13 19 (24.05%) MATLAB
14 18 (22.78%) SDLC
15 17 (21.52%) Java
15 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (20.25%) Test Scripting
17 15 (18.99%) NetBeans
17 15 (18.99%) Information Security
17 15 (18.99%) Web Services
17 15 (18.99%) Eclipse
17 15 (18.99%) CORBA
17 15 (18.99%) Client/Server
17 15 (18.99%) GIS
17 15 (18.99%) Motif

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 3 (3.80%) Confluence
2 1 (1.27%) Apache
2 1 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (32.91%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.27%) Firewall
2 1 (1.27%) Link 16
2 1 (1.27%) SMTP
2 1 (1.27%) SNMP
2 1 (1.27%) Tactical Data Link
2 1 (1.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.99%) Geospatial Data
1 15 (18.99%) GIS
2 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.53%) Electronic Patient Records
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.27%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (1.27%) MySQL
4 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (40.51%) Rational DOORS
2 22 (27.85%) Rational Team Concert
3 15 (18.99%) Eclipse
3 15 (18.99%) NetBeans
4 3 (3.80%) JIRA
5 2 (2.53%) TestRail
General
1 12 (15.19%) Law
2 9 (11.39%) Electronics
3 5 (6.33%) Social Skills
4 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.53%) Automotive
5 2 (2.53%) Back Office
5 2 (2.53%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.27%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.27%) Finance
6 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.27%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (1.27%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 49 (62.03%) Software Engineer
2 28 (35.44%) C Software Engineer
3 17 (21.52%) Ada Engineer
3 17 (21.52%) Ada Software Engineer
4 15 (18.99%) C++ Software Engineer
4 15 (18.99%) Java Engineer
4 15 (18.99%) Java Software Engineer
5 14 (17.72%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 12 (15.19%) Development Engineer
6 12 (15.19%) Embedded C Engineer
6 12 (15.19%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 12 (15.19%) Embedded Engineer
6 12 (15.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 12 (15.19%) Software Development Engineer
7 8 (10.13%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Integration Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.99%) CORBA
1 15 (18.99%) Motif
1 15 (18.99%) Web Services
2 2 (2.53%) .NET
2 2 (2.53%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.53%) HTML
2 2 (2.53%) XML
3 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.27%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) Client/Server
1 15 (18.99%) Legacy Applications
2 2 (2.53%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (2.53%) NHS
2 2 (2.53%) PKI
3 1 (1.27%) Life Science
3 1 (1.27%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 33 (41.77%) Windows
2 32 (40.51%) Linux
3 2 (2.53%) FreeRTOS
3 2 (2.53%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (64.56%) Software Engineering
2 45 (56.96%) UML
3 26 (32.91%) Software Testing
4 23 (29.11%) Configuration Management
5 21 (26.58%) OO
5 21 (26.58%) SysML
6 18 (22.78%) SDLC
7 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (20.25%) Test Scripting
9 15 (18.99%) Information Security
10 14 (17.72%) Embedded Software Development
11 11 (13.92%) Integration Testing
12 7 (8.86%) Systems Engineering
13 6 (7.59%) Requirements Analysis
14 4 (5.06%) Problem-Solving
14 4 (5.06%) Requirements Management
14 4 (5.06%) Software Architecture
14 4 (5.06%) Validation
15 3 (3.80%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
15 3 (3.80%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 34 (43.04%) C
2 33 (41.77%) C++
3 22 (27.85%) Ada
4 19 (24.05%) MATLAB
5 17 (21.52%) Java
6 13 (16.46%) Embedded C
7 4 (5.06%) Ada 95
7 4 (5.06%) C#
8 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.53%) SQL
9 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (73.42%) Security Cleared
2 56 (70.89%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.59%) Degree
4 2 (2.53%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.53%) PCI QSA
4 2 (2.53%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.53%) PMP
5 1 (1.27%) MCSE
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) HL7
2 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 15288
2 2 (2.53%) NIST 800
2 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.27%) Firmware
1 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (25.32%) IBM
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle
3 2 (2.53%) Cerner
3 2 (2.53%) Gemalto
3 2 (2.53%) HP
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.53%) SAP
3 2 (2.53%) Thales
4 1 (1.27%) Freshdesk
4 1 (1.27%) Juniper