Period
to 20 November 2017

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 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
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 786 841 827
Rank change year-on-year +55 -14 +24
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 93 47 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.045% 0.052%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.49% 0.27% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 19
UK median daily rate £393 £469 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.27% +53.69% -23.75%
10th Percentile £310 £360 £158
90th Percentile £435 £636 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £411 £236
% change year-on-year -4.56% +74.26% -41.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 23
UK median hourly rate £44.12 £50.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.77% +21.95% +1.23%
10th Percentile £37.45 £43.75 £36.40
90th Percentile £48.75 £53.75 £50.76
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 19118 17172 16327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.69% 16.51% 14.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13309 11571 10870
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.63%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 250 341
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £24.00 £24.23
90th Percentile £60.30 £53.88 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Rational Rhapsody in the UK

Rational Rhapsody
Top 12 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 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
UK excluding London +79 83 £393 -4.56% 2
England +72 79 £351 -36.14% 3
South West +34 29 - - 1
East of England -10 22 £310 +510.48%
South East +17 14 £353 +0.71%
Wales +14 14 £399 -
London -11 10 £325 -40.77% 1
North of England +60 2 - -
Midlands +20 2 £350 - 1
North West - 2 - -
West Midlands +23 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £350 - 1

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

1 62 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 58 (62.37%) UML
3 56 (60.22%) Rational DOORS
4 55 (59.14%) C++
5 31 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 30 (32.26%) SC Cleared
7 29 (31.18%) C
8 24 (25.81%) MATLAB
8 24 (25.81%) Simulink
9 23 (24.73%) Configuration Management
9 23 (24.73%) Linux
10 21 (22.58%) Integration Testing
11 15 (16.13%) OO
11 15 (16.13%) Visual Studio
12 13 (13.98%) JavaScript
12 13 (13.98%) Ada
12 13 (13.98%) Aerospace
13 12 (12.90%) Validation
13 12 (12.90%) IBM
13 12 (12.90%) Microsoft
13 12 (12.90%) Wireshark
13 12 (12.90%) SysML
13 12 (12.90%) GDB
13 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (11.83%) Requirements Management
14 11 (11.83%) Degree
14 11 (11.83%) Java
14 11 (11.83%) SQL
15 10 (10.75%) C#
15 10 (10.75%) Multithreading

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 2 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.08%) IIS
2 1 (1.08%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 24 (25.81%) Simulink
2 1 (1.08%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.90%) Wireshark
2 6 (6.45%) Tactical Data Link
3 5 (5.38%) Ethernet
4 3 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.23%) Wireless
5 2 (2.15%) HTTP
5 2 (2.15%) SMTP
5 2 (2.15%) VoIP
6 1 (1.08%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.45%) Electronic Patient Records
2 5 (5.38%) PowerCenter
2 5 (5.38%) RDBMS
2 5 (5.38%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.30%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.08%) DTS
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.08%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 56 (60.22%) Rational DOORS
2 15 (16.13%) Visual Studio
3 12 (12.90%) GDB
4 7 (7.53%) Subversion
5 5 (5.38%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (3.23%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.23%) FishEye
6 3 (3.23%) JIRA
6 3 (3.23%) NetBeans
6 3 (3.23%) VectorCAST
7 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (13.98%) Aerospace
2 8 (8.60%) Automotive
3 6 (6.45%) Avionics
4 5 (5.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.30%) Banking
5 4 (4.30%) Finance
5 4 (4.30%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.08%) Military
Job Titles
1 57 (61.29%) Software Engineer
2 25 (26.88%) C++ Software Engineer
3 16 (17.20%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (9.68%) Developer
4 9 (9.68%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Ada Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Ada Software Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) Architect
7 4 (4.30%) C++ Developer
7 4 (4.30%) C++ Software Developer
7 4 (4.30%) Data Architect
7 4 (4.30%) ETL Architect
7 4 (4.30%) Oracle Architect
7 4 (4.30%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.23%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Senior Software Test Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Software Test Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.53%) CSS
1 7 (7.53%) HTML
2 4 (4.30%) XML
3 2 (2.15%) SOAP
3 2 (2.15%) Web Services
4 1 (1.08%) .NET
4 1 (1.08%) Ajax
4 1 (1.08%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.08%) jQuery
4 1 (1.08%) RESTful
4 1 (1.08%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.60%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (5.38%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.38%) Life Science
4 4 (4.30%) NHS
5 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.15%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.73%) Linux
2 7 (7.53%) Windows
3 5 (5.38%) VxWorks
4 3 (3.23%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.08%) Unix
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 58 (62.37%) UML
3 23 (24.73%) Configuration Management
4 21 (22.58%) Integration Testing
5 15 (16.13%) OO
6 12 (12.90%) SysML
6 12 (12.90%) Validation
7 11 (11.83%) Requirements Management
8 10 (10.75%) Multithreading
9 8 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (8.60%) Data Extraction
9 8 (8.60%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
9 8 (8.60%) OOD
10 7 (7.53%) Change Control
10 7 (7.53%) Multithreaded Programming
10 7 (7.53%) Software Architecture
10 7 (7.53%) Software Testing
10 7 (7.53%) Static Code Analysis
11 6 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (6.45%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 55 (59.14%) C++
2 29 (31.18%) C
3 24 (25.81%) MATLAB
4 13 (13.98%) Ada
4 13 (13.98%) JavaScript
5 11 (11.83%) Java
5 11 (11.83%) SQL
6 10 (10.75%) C#
7 5 (5.38%) Ada 95
8 4 (4.30%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.23%) Python
10 2 (2.15%) PHP
11 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 30 (32.26%) SC Cleared
3 11 (11.83%) Degree
4 2 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) Def Stans
1 7 (7.53%) HL7
1 7 (7.53%) MISRA
1 7 (7.53%) MISRA C
2 4 (4.30%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.23%) QA
4 2 (2.15%) DO-178B
5 1 (1.08%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.08%) zsh
Vendors
1 12 (12.90%) IBM
1 12 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.53%) Green Hills
3 5 (5.38%) Informatica
3 5 (5.38%) Oracle
3 5 (5.38%) Talend
4 2 (2.15%) Cerner
4 2 (2.15%) McKesson
4 2 (2.15%) MEDITECH
5 1 (1.08%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.08%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.08%) PTC
5 1 (1.08%) Remedy
5 1 (1.08%) VMware