Period
to 22 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 May 2019 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 > UK excluding London
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 522 571 540
Rank change year-on-year +49 -31 +90
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 109 70 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.22% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.12% 0.71% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 36 12
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £410 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.32% +0.74% +23.33%
10th Percentile £397 £315 £366
90th Percentile £460 £460 £638
UK median daily rate £440 £410 £380
% change year-on-year +7.32% +7.89% +12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 7 41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £46.00 £45.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.98% +0.65% -7.67%
10th Percentile £38.75 £41.60 £40.63
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £43.25 £46.00 £45.71
% change year-on-year -5.98% +0.65% -8.59%

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 9,710 9,913 8,058
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 19.97% 18.70% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,155 6,309 5,087
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £275
90th Percentile £586 £563 £538
UK median daily rate £475 £473 £425
% change year-on-year +0.53% +11.18% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 179 277
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.53% - +1.19%
10th Percentile £22.35 £28.40 £22.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £62.25 £55.70
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +0.12%

Rational Rhapsody
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Rational Rhapsody as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Rational Rhapsody in the UK excluding London

Rational Rhapsody
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Rational Rhapsody in the UK excluding London

Rational Rhapsody
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Rational Rhapsody in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 22 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Rational Rhapsody in the UK excluding London

Rational Rhapsody
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Rational Rhapsody in the UK excluding London

Rational Rhapsody
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Rational Rhapsody in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 22 May 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Rational Rhapsody in the UK excluding London

Rational Rhapsody
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 22 May 2019. 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 +9 44 £450 - 3
East of England +34 30 - - 2
Wales -5 16 £440 -
Midlands +28 10 £400 +6.67%
West Midlands - 10 £400 -
Scotland +36 3 - -
North West +18 3 - -
North of England +18 3 - -
South East +4 3 £450 +36.36% 1
Rational Rhapsody
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Rational Rhapsody.

1 79 (72.48%) Software Engineering
2 74 (67.89%) UML
3 54 (49.54%) Rational DOORS
4 50 (45.87%) C++
5 48 (44.04%) C
6 47 (43.12%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (39.45%) Security Cleared
8 42 (38.53%) SC Cleared
9 36 (33.03%) IBM
10 25 (22.94%) Configuration Management
11 22 (20.18%) Aerospace
11 22 (20.18%) Rational Team Concert
12 21 (19.27%) Systems Engineering
13 20 (18.35%) Validation
14 19 (17.43%) Problem-Solving
14 19 (17.43%) Integration Testing
14 19 (17.43%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (16.51%) MISRA
15 18 (16.51%) Ada
16 17 (15.60%) OO
16 17 (15.60%) MISRA C
17 15 (13.76%) Embedded C
17 15 (13.76%) Embedded C++
17 15 (13.76%) Embedded Software Development
17 15 (13.76%) Use Case
18 13 (11.93%) Linux
18 13 (11.93%) Simulink
19 12 (11.01%) Requirements Management
20 11 (10.09%) Requirements Analysis
20 11 (10.09%) SysML

Rational Rhapsody
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 13 (11.93%) Simulink
2 8 (7.34%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (4.59%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (4.59%) Inkscape
3 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (4.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.34%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.92%) Tactical Data Link
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.67%) DTS
Development Applications
1 54 (49.54%) Rational DOORS
2 22 (20.18%) Rational Team Concert
3 8 (7.34%) GDB
4 5 (4.59%) Subversion
4 5 (4.59%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.75%) JIRA
6 1 (0.92%) gcov
6 1 (0.92%) Rational Statemate
General
1 22 (20.18%) Aerospace
2 11 (10.09%) Publishing
3 9 (8.26%) Automotive
4 7 (6.42%) Avionics
5 5 (4.59%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.67%) Electronics
7 1 (0.92%) Advertising
7 1 (0.92%) Military
Job Titles
1 74 (67.89%) Software Engineer
2 30 (27.52%) C++ Software Engineer
3 22 (20.18%) Systems Engineer
4 16 (14.68%) C Software Engineer
5 13 (11.93%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 12 (11.01%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 11 (10.09%) Ada Engineer
7 11 (10.09%) Ada Software Engineer
8 9 (8.26%) Developer
9 7 (6.42%) Embedded Engineer
9 7 (6.42%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 7 (6.42%) Software Developer
10 5 (4.59%) GUI Software Engineer
10 5 (4.59%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (3.67%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
11 4 (3.67%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
11 4 (3.67%) Real Time Engineer
11 4 (3.67%) Real Time Software Engineer
12 3 (2.75%) DOORS Engineer
12 3 (2.75%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.34%) Apache Flex
1 8 (7.34%) OpenGL
2 5 (4.59%) Middleware
3 1 (0.92%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.43%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.09%) TMS320
3 9 (8.26%) State Machine
4 4 (3.67%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.75%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.93%) Linux
2 3 (2.75%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (72.48%) Software Engineering
2 74 (67.89%) UML
3 47 (43.12%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (22.94%) Configuration Management
5 21 (19.27%) Systems Engineering
6 20 (18.35%) Validation
7 19 (17.43%) Integration Testing
7 19 (17.43%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (15.60%) OO
9 15 (13.76%) Embedded Software Development
9 15 (13.76%) Use Case
10 12 (11.01%) Requirements Management
11 11 (10.09%) Requirements Analysis
11 11 (10.09%) SDLC
11 11 (10.09%) Sequence Diagram
11 11 (10.09%) SysML
12 10 (9.17%) Ergonomics
12 10 (9.17%) Human Factors
12 10 (9.17%) Unit Testing
13 9 (8.26%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 50 (45.87%) C++
2 48 (44.04%) C
3 18 (16.51%) Ada
4 15 (13.76%) Embedded C
4 15 (13.76%) Embedded C++
5 8 (7.34%) MATLAB
6 3 (2.75%) Ada 95
7 2 (1.83%) C#
Qualifications
1 43 (39.45%) Security Cleared
2 42 (38.53%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.42%) Degree
4 4 (3.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.51%) MISRA
2 17 (15.60%) MISRA C
System Software
1 5 (4.59%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (10.09%) PTC Integrity
Vendors
1 36 (33.03%) IBM
2 11 (10.09%) PTC
3 9 (8.26%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.50%) Green Hills
5 5 (4.59%) Adobe