Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 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 > Wales
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 95 115
Rank change year-on-year +11 +20 -11
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 12 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.98% 0.85% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.44% 3.46% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 3
Wales median daily rate £405 £399 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.57% +30.74% -26.95%
10th Percentile £371 £360 £303
90th Percentile £435 £638 £403
UK median daily rate £393 £475 £305
% change year-on-year -17.37% +55.74% -23.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £44.12 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -11.77% +17.65% -

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 270 347 369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 22.09% 24.66% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 257 300
Wales median daily rate £400 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +16.44% +4.29%
10th Percentile £274 £300 £300
90th Percentile £538 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
Wales median hourly rate £39.07 £55.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.96% +86.44% -
10th Percentile £22.93 £27.70 £19.00
90th Percentile £72.19 £59.50 £62.00
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Rational Rhapsody in Wales over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 11 December 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
South Wales +7 12 £405 +1.57%
Rational Rhapsody
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Rational Rhapsody.

1 8 (66.67%) UML
2 6 (50.00%) OO
2 6 (50.00%) C++
2 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (50.00%) OOD
2 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Subversion
2 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (50.00%) Green Hills
2 6 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 6 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 6 (50.00%) Change Control
2 6 (50.00%) Static Code Analysis
2 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (50.00%) MISRA C
2 6 (50.00%) MISRA
2 6 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 5 (41.67%) Def Stans
3 5 (41.67%) Aerospace
3 5 (41.67%) Automotive
4 4 (33.33%) Requirements Management
4 4 (33.33%) Human Factors
4 4 (33.33%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
5 3 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Wireless
5 3 (25.00%) Change Management
5 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (25.00%) IBM

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (25.00%) Wireless
2 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Subversion
1 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (41.67%) Aerospace
1 5 (41.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Software Test Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Principal Systems Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Requirements Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) UML
2 6 (50.00%) Change Control
2 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 6 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 6 (50.00%) OO
2 6 (50.00%) OOD
2 6 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (50.00%) Static Code Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Human Factors
3 4 (33.33%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) Requirements Management
4 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Information Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) MISRA
1 6 (50.00%) MISRA C
2 5 (41.67%) Def Stans
3 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Green Hills
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) IBM