Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 74 83
Rank change year-on-year -13 +9 +33
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 21 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.39% 1.57% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.94% 6.84% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 7
Wales median daily rate £440 £393 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.10% +3.29% +24.59%
10th Percentile £360 £369 £360
90th Percentile £460 £435 £638
UK median daily rate £405 £380 £370
% change year-on-year +6.58% +2.70% +21.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £41.25 £47.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year -13.16% -5.00% +25.00%

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 425 263 242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 28.09% 22.97% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 194 171
Wales median daily rate £408 £393 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.82% -1.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £311 £299 £288
90th Percentile £569 £534 £538
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Wales median hourly rate - £21.57 -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +8.55%

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 23 September 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 -21 21 £440 +12.10% 4
Rational Rhapsody
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (95.24%) IBM
3 18 (85.71%) Validation
3 18 (85.71%) PTC
3 18 (85.71%) Requirements Management
3 18 (85.71%) PTC Integrity
4 14 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
5 8 (38.10%) Information Management
6 6 (28.57%) Human Factors
6 6 (28.57%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 6 (28.57%) Kanban
7 4 (19.05%) Security Hardening
7 4 (19.05%) Cross-Platform Development
7 4 (19.05%) Use Case
7 4 (19.05%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
7 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
7 4 (19.05%) Windows
7 4 (19.05%) Linux
7 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
8 3 (14.29%) C#
8 3 (14.29%) .NET
8 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
8 3 (14.29%) .NET Core
8 3 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (9.52%) CSS
9 2 (9.52%) HTML
9 2 (9.52%) JavaScript

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 17 (80.95%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Senior Software Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Software Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Senior C# Software Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
1 3 (14.29%) .NET Core
2 2 (9.52%) CSS
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (85.71%) Requirements Management
2 18 (85.71%) Validation
3 14 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
4 8 (38.10%) Information Management
5 6 (28.57%) Human Factors
5 6 (28.57%) Kanban
5 6 (28.57%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 4 (19.05%) Cross-Platform Development
6 4 (19.05%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (19.05%) Security Hardening
6 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
6 4 (19.05%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (85.71%) PTC Integrity
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) IBM
2 18 (85.71%) PTC
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft