The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 24 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 / Hertfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 58 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.16% 0.15% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.97% 1.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £330 £305
% change year-on-year +18.93% +8.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £50.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year -13.50% +34.98%  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 103 79 114
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 16.51% 11.97% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 46 60
Median daily rate £400 £450 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +26.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £303 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +53.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

Rational Rhapsody
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Rational Rhapsody as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Rational Rhapsody in Hertfordshire

Rational Rhapsody
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Rational Rhapsody in Hertfordshire

Rational Rhapsody
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Stevenage - 1 - -
Rational Rhapsody
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Rational Rhapsody.

1 13 (100.00%) UML
1 13 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 13 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (84.62%) Software Engineering
2 11 (84.62%) Integration Testing
2 11 (84.62%) Simulink
3 10 (76.92%) Configuration Management
4 6 (46.15%) Ada
4 6 (46.15%) Ada 95
5 5 (38.46%) C
5 5 (38.46%) C++
5 5 (38.46%) Yourdon
6 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
6 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) RIA
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (15.38%) SysML
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
8 1 (7.69%) Linux
8 1 (7.69%) Serena
8 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
8 1 (7.69%) Physics
8 1 (7.69%) GDB

Rational Rhapsody
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 11 (84.62%) Simulink
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (7.69%) GDB
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Software Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Ada Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Ada Software Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) C Software Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) UML
2 11 (84.62%) Integration Testing
2 11 (84.62%) Software Engineering
3 10 (76.92%) Configuration Management
4 5 (38.46%) Yourdon
5 2 (15.38%) SysML
6 1 (7.69%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) MATLAB
2 6 (46.15%) Ada
2 6 (46.15%) Ada 95
3 5 (38.46%) C
3 5 (38.46%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Serena