Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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 Rose
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 869 866 855
Rank change year-on-year -3 -11 -27
Contract jobs citing Rational Rose 18 25 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.024% 0.035%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.094% 0.14% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 23
UK median daily rate £405 £450 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -9.55% +42.14%
10th Percentile £393 £450 £370
90th Percentile £464 £450 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -8.89% +5.88% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
UK median hourly rate £43.75 - £26.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - £26.09

Rational Rose 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 19245 17382 16265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.66% 16.51% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13406 11692 10818
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
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 283 251 338
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 £60.80 £53.75 £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 Rose
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rational Rose.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Rational Rose in the UK

Rational Rose
Top 6 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 6 months to 23 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
England +9 18 £405 -10.00% 3
London -25 14 £400 - 1
UK excluding London +38 4 £410 -8.89% 2
South East - 3 - -
North of England - 1 £410 -
North West - 1 £410 -

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 13 (72.22%) UML
2 10 (55.56%) Feasibility Study
3 9 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (38.89%) QA
4 7 (38.89%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (38.89%) RUP
4 7 (38.89%) MS Visio
5 6 (33.33%) Six Sigma
5 6 (33.33%) BPMN
5 6 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 6 (33.33%) Casewise
5 6 (33.33%) Business Process Analysis
5 6 (33.33%) Wireframes
5 6 (33.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 6 (33.33%) Use Case
5 6 (33.33%) Sequence Diagram
6 5 (27.78%) IT Strategy
6 5 (27.78%) Project Management
6 5 (27.78%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (22.22%) C++
7 4 (22.22%) Integration Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 4 (22.22%) Degree
7 4 (22.22%) Business Process Modelling
8 3 (16.67%) Ada
9 2 (11.11%) Finance
9 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
9 2 (11.11%) CMS
9 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
9 2 (11.11%) Test Automation

Rational Rose
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 (11.11%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) Liferay
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) ClearCase
1 1 (5.56%) ClearQuest
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (38.89%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Analyst
1 11 (61.11%) Business Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Ada Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Ada Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) QA Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Tester
3 2 (11.11%) UML Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) UML Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Software Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) ActiveX
1 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
1 1 (5.56%) Java EE
1 1 (5.56%) MFC
1 1 (5.56%) OLE
1 1 (5.56%) Spring
1 1 (5.56%) STL
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) UML
2 10 (55.56%) Feasibility Study
3 9 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (38.89%) RUP
5 6 (33.33%) BPMN
5 6 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 6 (33.33%) Business Process Analysis
5 6 (33.33%) Sequence Diagram
5 6 (33.33%) Six Sigma
5 6 (33.33%) Use Case
5 6 (33.33%) Wireframes
6 5 (27.78%) IT Strategy
6 5 (27.78%) Project Management
6 5 (27.78%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (22.22%) Business Process Modelling
7 4 (22.22%) Integration Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
8 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) C++
2 3 (16.67%) Ada
3 1 (5.56%) Ada 95
3 1 (5.56%) C
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) VB
3 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 4 (22.22%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) PMP
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) PMO
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Casewise