Period
to 22 October 2018

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 October 2018 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 604 550 638
Rank change year-on-year -54 +88 +11
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 68 90 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.12% 0.17% 0.075%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.62% 0.99% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 28 18
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £393 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.73% - +29.75%
10th Percentile £314 £322 £329
90th Percentile £460 £435 £611
UK median daily rate £370 £386 £415
% change year-on-year -4.21% -6.93% +36.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £44.12 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.33% -11.77% +21.95%
10th Percentile £25.04 £37.67 £41.00
90th Percentile £44.27 £48.75 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £44.12 £50.00
% change year-on-year -9.33% -11.77% +21.95%

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 10,982 9,074 9,100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 19.97% 17.40% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,988 5,820 5,804
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £563 £544 £525
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 257 234
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +4.14%
10th Percentile £26.75 £31.15 £25.33
90th Percentile £52.50 £62.51 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +4.46%

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 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 October 2018.

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 October 2018. 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 -36 19 - - 10
East of England +5 18 - - 5
Wales -25 15 £440 +12.10% 3
South East -18 14 £330 -6.38% 9
Scotland - 2 - - 1
Rational Rhapsody
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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 46 (67.65%) Software Engineering
2 41 (60.29%) Rational DOORS
3 34 (50.00%) UML
4 31 (45.59%) C
4 31 (45.59%) C++
5 23 (33.82%) Linux
6 21 (30.88%) SC Cleared
6 21 (30.88%) Security Cleared
7 17 (25.00%) MATLAB
7 17 (25.00%) C#
7 17 (25.00%) IBM
8 15 (22.06%) Simulink
8 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (22.06%) Wireshark
8 15 (22.06%) GDB
9 14 (20.59%) Validation
10 13 (19.12%) Configuration Management
10 13 (19.12%) Requirements Management
10 13 (19.12%) Rational Team Concert
11 12 (17.65%) PTC Integrity
11 12 (17.65%) PTC
12 11 (16.18%) Integration Testing
13 10 (14.71%) MISRA C
13 10 (14.71%) MISRA
13 10 (14.71%) Customer Requirements
13 10 (14.71%) Visual Studio
14 9 (13.24%) JavaScript
14 9 (13.24%) .NET
14 9 (13.24%) Avionics
15 8 (11.76%) Tactical Data Link

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.35%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (22.06%) Simulink
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Cerner Millennium
1 1 (1.47%) Lorenzo
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.06%) Wireshark
2 8 (11.76%) Tactical Data Link
3 4 (5.88%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.94%) Firewall
4 2 (2.94%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
1 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (5.88%) DTS
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.47%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 41 (60.29%) Rational DOORS
2 15 (22.06%) GDB
3 13 (19.12%) Rational Team Concert
4 10 (14.71%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.94%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.94%) JIRA
5 2 (2.94%) NetBeans
General
1 9 (13.24%) Avionics
2 3 (4.41%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 45 (66.18%) Software Engineer
2 23 (33.82%) C++ Software Engineer
3 13 (19.12%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (16.18%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Ada Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Ada Software Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) C Software Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Test Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Integration Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Integration Specialist
8 2 (2.94%) Software Integration Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Systems Integration Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Systems Integration Specialist
8 2 (2.94%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.24%) .NET
2 5 (7.35%) .NET Core
2 5 (7.35%) Web Services
2 5 (7.35%) XML
2 5 (7.35%) XSD
2 5 (7.35%) XSL
3 4 (5.88%) CSS
3 4 (5.88%) HTML
3 4 (5.88%) Qt
3 4 (5.88%) WPF
4 1 (1.47%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Embedded Systems
1 5 (7.35%) NHS
2 4 (5.88%) Clustering
3 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.47%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 23 (33.82%) Linux
2 8 (11.76%) Windows
3 7 (10.29%) VxWorks
4 3 (4.41%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (67.65%) Software Engineering
2 34 (50.00%) UML
3 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (20.59%) Validation
5 13 (19.12%) Configuration Management
5 13 (19.12%) Requirements Management
6 11 (16.18%) Integration Testing
7 10 (14.71%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (8.82%) Information Management
8 6 (8.82%) SysML
9 4 (5.88%) Human Factors
9 4 (5.88%) Kanban
9 4 (5.88%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 3 (4.41%) Programme Management
10 3 (4.41%) Strategic Planning
11 2 (2.94%) OO
11 2 (2.94%) OOP
11 2 (2.94%) Physics
11 2 (2.94%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (2.94%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 31 (45.59%) C
1 31 (45.59%) C++
2 17 (25.00%) C#
2 17 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 9 (13.24%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.76%) Ada
4 8 (11.76%) Ada 95
5 2 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (30.88%) SC Cleared
1 21 (30.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.71%) MISRA
1 10 (14.71%) MISRA C
2 6 (8.82%) HL7
3 2 (2.94%) Def Stans
4 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (17.65%) PTC Integrity
2 4 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 17 (25.00%) IBM
2 12 (17.65%) PTC
3 8 (11.76%) Green Hills
3 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.88%) InterSystems
5 2 (2.94%) HP
5 2 (2.94%) Juniper
6 1 (1.47%) Cerner
6 1 (1.47%) Civica
6 1 (1.47%) MEDITECH