Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 18 January 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - - 178
Contract jobs citing Rational Rhapsody 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - - 0.041%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
West Midlands median daily rate - - £153
England median daily rate £330 £525 £358
% change year-on-year -37.14% +46.85% -4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £31.44
England median hourly rate £44.12 £48.63 £42.50
% change year-on-year -9.28% +14.41% +2.41%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 688 802 506
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.58% 14.57% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 425 234
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.43% +12.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £220
90th Percentile £575 £510 £488
England median daily rate £470 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +9.30% +4.24% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 39
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £23.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.43% -21.67% -11.50%
10th Percentile £13.61 £11.42 £19.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £35.25 £43.75
England median hourly rate £43.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.10% +2.50% +6.67%

Rational Rhapsody
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Rational Rhapsody as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Rational Rhapsody in the West Midlands

Rational Rhapsody
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Rational Rhapsody in the West Midlands

Rational Rhapsody
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Rational Rhapsody in the West Midlands