Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 22 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
England > South West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 197 209
Rank change year-on-year +29 +12 -8
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 28 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.49% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.99% 0.62% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
South West median daily rate - £550 -
England median daily rate £351 £550 £349
% change year-on-year -36.14% +57.71% -12.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £43.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +4.88% +2.82%
10th Percentile £38.00 £41.30 £37.95
90th Percentile £48.75 £43.90 £42.85
England 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 the South West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 935 974 944
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.49% 16.97% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 670 662
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £300 £275 £300
90th Percentile £517 £526 £500
England median daily rate £455 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +7.06% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 40 55
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £42.25 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.60% +2.42% +13.32%
10th Percentile £32.60 £24.72 £30.20
90th Percentile £57.05 £51.66 £44.50
England 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 the South West

Job postings citing Rational Rhapsody as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Rational Rhapsody in the South West

Rational Rhapsody
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Rational Rhapsody in the South West

Rational Rhapsody
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Rational Rhapsody in the South West

Rational Rhapsody
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 6 months to 22 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
Bristol +11 18 - -
Gloucestershire - 6 - -
Dorset - 4 - -
Rational Rhapsody
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 South West region with a requirement for Rational Rhapsody.

1 21 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (71.43%) C++
2 20 (71.43%) UML
2 20 (71.43%) Rational DOORS
3 14 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 14 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 14 (50.00%) Linux
4 11 (39.29%) C
4 11 (39.29%) GDB
4 11 (39.29%) Wireshark
5 9 (32.14%) MATLAB
5 9 (32.14%) Simulink
6 7 (25.00%) Validation
7 6 (21.43%) Aerospace
7 6 (21.43%) SysML
7 6 (21.43%) IBM
7 6 (21.43%) Avionics
7 6 (21.43%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (17.86%) OO
8 5 (17.86%) Java
9 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
9 3 (10.71%) Windows
9 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
9 3 (10.71%) NetBeans
9 3 (10.71%) Degree
9 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
9 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Multithreading
9 3 (10.71%) Data Extraction
10 2 (7.14%) Mathematics

Rational Rhapsody
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 9 (32.14%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 20 (71.43%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (39.29%) GDB
3 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
3 3 (10.71%) NetBeans
3 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (21.43%) Aerospace
1 6 (21.43%) Avionics
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 14 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) C++ Developer
4 3 (10.71%) C++ Software Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Software Performance Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Ada Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Ada Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) C++/Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) DOORS Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Java Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) MATLAB Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (71.43%) UML
3 7 (25.00%) Validation
4 6 (21.43%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (21.43%) SysML
5 5 (17.86%) OO
6 3 (10.71%) Data Extraction
6 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Multithreading
7 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 2 (7.14%) Mathematical Modelling
7 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
8 1 (3.57%) OOD
8 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.57%) Requirements Management
8 1 (3.57%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) C++
2 11 (39.29%) C
3 9 (32.14%) MATLAB
4 5 (17.86%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) Ada
5 1 (3.57%) Ada 95
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) IBM