Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 20 July 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 817 735 858
Rank change year-on-year -82 +123 -12
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 84 116 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.081% 0.12% 0.052%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.40% 0.69% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 46 20
UK median daily rate £435 £380 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.47% +10.14% +13.11%
10th Percentile £315 £256 £253
90th Percentile £460 £436 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £393 £335
% change year-on-year +10.83% +17.16% +9.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 29 22
UK median hourly rate £45.50 £45.71 £44.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.45% +2.13% +18.57%
10th Percentile £25.13 £39.80 £32.63
90th Percentile £48.23 £53.75 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £45.71 £44.50
% change year-on-year -0.45% +2.71% +17.91%

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 20,858 16,766 16,738
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.02% 17.60% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,339 11,440 11,393
UK median daily rate £470 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.43% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £319 £306 £295
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 329 293
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
10th Percentile £26.45 £28.75 £26.30
90th Percentile £60.19 £57.75 £52.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

Rational Rhapsody
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Rational Rhapsody as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Rational Rhapsody in the UK

Rational Rhapsody
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Rational Rhapsody in the UK

Rational Rhapsody
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Rational Rhapsody over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Rational Rhapsody in the UK

Rational Rhapsody
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Rational Rhapsody in the UK

Rational Rhapsody
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Rational Rhapsody over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Rational Rhapsody in the UK

Rational Rhapsody
Top 9 Contract Locations

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 over the 6 months to 20 July 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
UK excluding London -45 84 £435 +10.83% 15
England -65 57 £330 +2.72% 12
Wales -4 26 £440 +10.34%
South West -13 22 - - 4
East of England +5 20 - - 1
South East -19 14 £330 -6.38% 5
Midlands -12 1 - - 2
East Midlands - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 with a requirement for Rational Rhapsody.

1 51 (60.71%) Software Engineering
2 40 (47.62%) UML
3 39 (46.43%) Rational DOORS
4 34 (40.48%) C
4 34 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (38.10%) C++
6 31 (36.90%) IBM
6 31 (36.90%) Requirements Management
7 29 (34.52%) Validation
8 28 (33.33%) Linux
9 27 (32.14%) Security Cleared
10 25 (29.76%) SC Cleared
10 25 (29.76%) PTC
10 25 (29.76%) PTC Integrity
11 18 (21.43%) Customer Requirements
11 18 (21.43%) GDB
11 18 (21.43%) Wireshark
12 17 (20.24%) Configuration Management
13 16 (19.05%) Integration Testing
14 15 (17.86%) MATLAB
15 14 (16.67%) Simulink
15 14 (16.67%) Windows
15 14 (16.67%) Rational Team Concert
16 13 (15.48%) C#
16 13 (15.48%) Human Factors
17 11 (13.10%) Kanban
17 11 (13.10%) Information Management
17 11 (13.10%) Scaled Agile Framework
18 10 (11.90%) Requirements Analysis
18 10 (11.90%) Microsoft

Rational Rhapsody
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (5.95%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (5.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (16.67%) Simulink
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Cerner Millennium
1 1 (1.19%) Lorenzo
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.43%) Wireshark
2 4 (4.76%) Tactical Data Link
3 3 (3.57%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.38%) Firewall
4 2 (2.38%) IGMP
4 2 (2.38%) Junos
5 1 (1.19%) FlexRay
5 1 (1.19%) RS-232
5 1 (1.19%) RS-485
5 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
1 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.19%) DTS
3 1 (1.19%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 39 (46.43%) Rational DOORS
2 18 (21.43%) GDB
3 14 (16.67%) Rational Team Concert
4 6 (7.14%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.38%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.38%) JIRA
5 2 (2.38%) NetBeans
5 2 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 5 (5.95%) Electronics
2 4 (4.76%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.57%) Avionics
3 3 (3.57%) Marketing
4 2 (2.38%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.38%) Automotive
4 2 (2.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 47 (55.95%) Software Engineer
2 30 (35.71%) Systems Engineer
3 27 (32.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 25 (29.76%) C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) Ada Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) Ada Software Engineer
6 4 (4.76%) C Software Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Developer
7 3 (3.57%) DOORS Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Mechanical Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
8 2 (2.38%) .NET Developer
8 2 (2.38%) Analyst
8 2 (2.38%) Architect
8 2 (2.38%) C++ Developer
8 2 (2.38%) C++ Software Developer
8 2 (2.38%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.38%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (2.38%) Systems Architect
8 2 (2.38%) Systems Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.52%) .NET
2 5 (5.95%) Web Services
2 5 (5.95%) XML
2 5 (5.95%) XSD
2 5 (5.95%) XSL
3 4 (4.76%) .NET Core
3 4 (4.76%) CSS
3 4 (4.76%) HTML
4 1 (1.19%) J2EE
4 1 (1.19%) Qt
4 1 (1.19%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.95%) NHS
4 4 (4.76%) Clustering
5 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.19%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 28 (33.33%) Linux
2 14 (16.67%) Windows
3 6 (7.14%) VxWorks
4 5 (5.95%) Unix
5 3 (3.57%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.57%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (60.71%) Software Engineering
2 40 (47.62%) UML
3 34 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (36.90%) Requirements Management
5 29 (34.52%) Validation
6 18 (21.43%) Customer Requirements
7 17 (20.24%) Configuration Management
8 16 (19.05%) Integration Testing
9 13 (15.48%) Human Factors
10 11 (13.10%) Information Management
10 11 (13.10%) Kanban
10 11 (13.10%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 10 (11.90%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (8.33%) Use Case
13 5 (5.95%) Cross-Platform Development
13 5 (5.95%) Security Hardening
13 5 (5.95%) SysML
14 4 (4.76%) SDLC
15 3 (3.57%) Process Improvement
15 3 (3.57%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 34 (40.48%) C
2 32 (38.10%) C++
3 15 (17.86%) MATLAB
4 13 (15.48%) C#
5 9 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 8 (9.52%) Ada
6 8 (9.52%) Ada 95
7 2 (2.38%) Java
8 1 (1.19%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 27 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 25 (29.76%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.76%) Degree
4 2 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) HL7
1 6 (7.14%) MISRA
1 6 (7.14%) MISRA C
2 3 (3.57%) Def Stans
2 3 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 15288
2 3 (3.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.19%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.19%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 25 (29.76%) PTC Integrity
2 4 (4.76%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (36.90%) IBM
2 25 (29.76%) PTC
3 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.95%) HP
5 4 (4.76%) Green Hills
5 4 (4.76%) InterSystems
6 2 (2.38%) Juniper
6 2 (2.38%) QNX
7 1 (1.19%) Cerner
7 1 (1.19%) Civica
7 1 (1.19%) MEDITECH