The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Rational DOORS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Rational DOORS over the 3 months to 29 April 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 DOORS
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 39 42
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3  
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.32% 1.53% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.78% 17.24% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £375 £378
% change year-on-year +9.86% -0.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.20 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.36% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £37.62
% change year-on-year +3.52% +12.97%  

Rational DOORS is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 36 29 29
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 11.36% 8.87% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 25
Median daily rate £375 £390 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -17.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.20 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.36% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.04
% change year-on-year +0.49% +14.17%  

Rational DOORS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Rational DOORS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Rational DOORS in Bedfordshire

Rational DOORS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Rational DOORS in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Rational DOORS 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Rational DOORS.

1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Simulink
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Teamcenter
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody

Rational DOORS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Teamcenter
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Principal Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Principal Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared