Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 17 December 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 > Wales
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 82 91
Rank change year-on-year -21 +9 +18
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 14 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.81% 0.73% 0.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.87% 3.38% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 12
Wales median daily rate £440 £405 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.64% -1.52% +34.84%
10th Percentile £334 £371 £363
90th Percentile £460 £451 £638
UK median daily rate £350 £393 £488
% change year-on-year -10.83% -19.49% +59.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £44.12 £50.00
% change year-on-year -3.66% -11.77% +12.99%

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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 488 266 338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 28.09% 21.52% 24.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 185 252
Wales median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +16.44%
10th Percentile £315 £268 £312
90th Percentile £575 £538 £586
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Wales median hourly rate £38.75 £55.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.55% +43.79% +29.66%
10th Percentile £35.00 £23.99 £19.79
90th Percentile £47.61 £77.50 £59.25
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Rational Rhapsody
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Rational Rhapsody in Wales

Rational Rhapsody
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Rational Rhapsody in Wales

Rational Rhapsody
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 17 December 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
South Wales -20 14 £440 +8.64% 5
Rational Rhapsody
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Rational Rhapsody.

1 12 (85.71%) IBM
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) Validation
3 8 (57.14%) PTC
3 8 (57.14%) Requirements Management
3 8 (57.14%) Customer Requirements
3 8 (57.14%) PTC Integrity
4 6 (42.86%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
6 4 (28.57%) C#
7 3 (21.43%) .NET
7 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
7 3 (21.43%) .NET Core
8 2 (14.29%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineering
8 2 (14.29%) CSS
8 2 (14.29%) DTS
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (14.29%) HTML
8 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
8 2 (14.29%) Information Management
8 2 (14.29%) Ergonomics
8 2 (14.29%) Human Factors
8 2 (14.29%) Use Case
8 2 (14.29%) Kanban
8 2 (14.29%) Change Control
8 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
8 2 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering
9 1 (7.14%) C

Rational Rhapsody
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Tactical Data Link
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) DTS
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Software Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) .NET Core
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Customer Requirements
2 8 (57.14%) Requirements Management
2 8 (57.14%) Validation
3 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Change Control
4 2 (14.29%) Ergonomics
4 2 (14.29%) Human Factors
4 2 (14.29%) Information Management
4 2 (14.29%) Kanban
4 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 2 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) MISRA
1 1 (7.14%) MISRA C
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) PTC Integrity
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) IBM
2 8 (57.14%) PTC
3 1 (7.14%) Green Hills