Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 814 797 818
Rank change year-on-year -17 +21 -4
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 64 59 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.062% 0.057%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.35% 0.37% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 13
UK median daily rate £350 £500 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +47.06% -11.11%
10th Percentile £313 £361 £158
90th Percentile £453 £638 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £550 £300
% change year-on-year -36.36% +83.33% -21.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 27 36
UK median hourly rate £44.12 £49.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.88% +4.21% +14.46%
10th Percentile £39.33 £41.00 £37.75
90th Percentile £48.75 £53.75 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.12 £49.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -10.88% +16.47% +2.41%

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 18,416 15,843 15,858
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.49% 16.62% 14.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,918 10,577 10,560
UK median daily rate £455 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £280
90th Percentile £613 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 233 237 401
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £40.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £21.20 £23.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £52.50 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 22 January 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 22 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Rational Rhapsody in the UK

Rational Rhapsody
Top 11 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 22 January 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 +25 61 £350 -36.36% 36
England +14 60 £330 -33.16% 31
East of England -14 23 £260 - 9
South West +18 18 - - 9
South East -17 10 £330 -22.35% 4
Wales -2 4 £418 -24.09% 8
North of England +37 3 - -
North West 0 3 - -
London -43 3 - - 4
East Midlands - 3 £350 -
Midlands - 3 £350 - 5

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 50 (78.13%) Software Engineering
2 49 (76.56%) UML
3 42 (65.63%) C++
4 38 (59.38%) Rational DOORS
5 33 (51.56%) Security Cleared
6 31 (48.44%) SC Cleared
7 28 (43.75%) C
8 19 (29.69%) Integration Testing
8 19 (29.69%) Linux
9 17 (26.56%) MATLAB
10 16 (25.00%) Simulink
10 16 (25.00%) Configuration Management
11 12 (18.75%) Wireshark
11 12 (18.75%) Ada
11 12 (18.75%) GDB
12 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
13 8 (12.50%) C#
13 8 (12.50%) Java
13 8 (12.50%) Degree
13 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (12.50%) Requirements Management
14 7 (10.94%) Visual Studio
15 6 (9.38%) CSS
15 6 (9.38%) HTML
15 6 (9.38%) Embedded Systems
15 6 (9.38%) Ada 95
16 5 (7.81%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
16 5 (7.81%) Data Extraction
16 5 (7.81%) Software Testing
16 5 (7.81%) SQL

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 1 (1.56%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 16 (25.00%) Simulink
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.56%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.75%) Wireshark
2 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.13%) VoIP
2 2 (3.13%) Wireless
3 1 (1.56%) BitTorrent
3 1 (1.56%) IGMP
3 1 (1.56%) Tactical Data Link
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (4.69%) PowerCenter
1 3 (4.69%) RDBMS
1 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.13%) Electronic Patient Records
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.56%) Pentaho
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 38 (59.38%) Rational DOORS
2 12 (18.75%) GDB
3 7 (10.94%) Visual Studio
4 4 (6.25%) JIRA
5 3 (4.69%) FishEye
6 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.13%) NetBeans
6 2 (3.13%) Subversion
7 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.56%) VectorCAST
General
1 3 (4.69%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Electronics
3 1 (1.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.56%) Military
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (71.88%) Software Engineer
2 24 (37.50%) C++ Software Engineer
3 9 (14.06%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Ada Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Ada Software Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Design Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) C++ Developer
6 3 (4.69%) C++ Software Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Architect
7 2 (3.13%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Data Architect
7 2 (3.13%) ETL Architect
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle Architect
7 2 (3.13%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) CSS
1 6 (9.38%) HTML
2 4 (6.25%) .NET Core
3 1 (1.56%) .NET
3 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.56%) Node.js
3 1 (1.56%) OpenGL
3 1 (1.56%) XML
3 1 (1.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.69%) Life Science
3 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.69%) NHS
4 2 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.56%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.69%) Linux
2 5 (7.81%) Windows
3 2 (3.13%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.56%) Unix
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (78.13%) Software Engineering
2 49 (76.56%) UML
3 19 (29.69%) Integration Testing
4 16 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (12.50%) Requirements Management
6 5 (7.81%) Data Extraction
6 5 (7.81%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
6 5 (7.81%) Software Testing
7 4 (6.25%) Multithreading
7 4 (6.25%) OO
7 4 (6.25%) SDLC
7 4 (6.25%) SysML
7 4 (6.25%) Validation
8 3 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.69%) Data Modelling
8 3 (4.69%) ETL
8 3 (4.69%) Human Factors
8 3 (4.69%) Information Architecture
8 3 (4.69%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (65.63%) C++
2 28 (43.75%) C
3 17 (26.56%) MATLAB
4 12 (18.75%) Ada
5 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
6 8 (12.50%) C#
6 8 (12.50%) Java
7 6 (9.38%) Ada 95
8 5 (7.81%) SQL
9 3 (4.69%) Python
10 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.56%) C++/CLI
11 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (51.56%) Security Cleared
2 31 (48.44%) SC Cleared
3 8 (12.50%) Degree
4 2 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) HL7
2 2 (3.13%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.56%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.56%) MISRA
3 1 (1.56%) MISRA C
3 1 (1.56%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.56%) zsh
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.69%) Informatica
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle
2 3 (4.69%) Talend
3 2 (3.13%) IBM
3 2 (3.13%) PTC
4 1 (1.56%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.56%) Green Hills
4 1 (1.56%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.56%) QNX
4 1 (1.56%) Remedy
4 1 (1.56%) VMware