The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Rational Rose skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Rational Rose over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Rational Rose
UK
Rank 585 633 600
Rank change year-on-year +48 -33  
Contract jobs citing Rational Rose 8 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.021% 0.045%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.10% 0.14% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 8
Median daily rate - £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -22.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £350 £328
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 - -

Rational Rose is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7860 7745 6973
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.35% 14.56% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5301 5162 4461
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 188 132
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.22 £31.80 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Rational Rose
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Rational Rose as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Rational Rose in the UK

Rational Rose
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Rational Rose in the UK

Rational Rose
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Rational Rose in the UK

Rational Rose
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rational Rose within the UK over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +27 8 - -
London +34 4 - -
New Malden - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - -
South East +14 1 - -
South West +3 1 - -
Bristol +2 1 - -
Crawley - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -

Rational Rose
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Rational Rose 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 Rose.

1 8 (57.14%) UML
2 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) SOA
2 5 (35.71%) Feasibility Study
3 4 (28.57%) ETL
3 4 (28.57%) EAI
3 4 (28.57%) IBM
3 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 4 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 3 (21.43%) Casewise
4 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
4 3 (21.43%) C++
5 2 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (14.29%) SSADM
5 2 (14.29%) RUP
5 2 (14.29%) Ada
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Yourdon
5 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) Ada 95
5 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Wireframes
6 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (7.14%) Business Process Analysis

Rational Rose
Top Related 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 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (7.14%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
1 6 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Ada Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Ada Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) UX Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) UX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) PMI
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) UML
2 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
2 5 (35.71%) Feasibility Study
2 5 (35.71%) SOA
3 4 (28.57%) EAI
3 4 (28.57%) ETL
3 4 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
5 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 2 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (14.29%) RUP
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) SSADM
5 2 (14.29%) Yourdon
6 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C++
2 2 (14.29%) Ada
2 2 (14.29%) Ada 95
3 1 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) VB6
3 1 (7.14%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) P3O
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) IBM
2 3 (21.43%) Casewise
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle