The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 30 March 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
South West / Bristol
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 68 68
Rank change year-on-year +17 0  
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 15 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.83% 0.66% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.62% 5.08% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £468 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.02%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +23.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  

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 Bristol with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 156 118 132
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 19.05% 12.95% 15.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 77 96
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £456 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 2
Median hourly rate £44.00 £38.75 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.54% +6.45%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

Rational DOORS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

Rational DOORS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Rational DOORS in Bristol

Rational DOORS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Rational DOORS in Bristol

Rational DOORS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Rational DOORS in Bristol over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Rational DOORS in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Rational DOORS.

1 13 (76.47%) Linux
2 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
2 11 (64.71%) Rational Rhapsody
3 9 (52.94%) Configuration Management
3 9 (52.94%) C
3 9 (52.94%) C++
4 8 (47.06%) UML
5 7 (41.18%) GDB
6 6 (35.29%) Wireshark
6 6 (35.29%) Ada
7 5 (29.41%) Java
7 5 (29.41%) Windows
7 5 (29.41%) MATLAB
7 5 (29.41%) Simulink
7 5 (29.41%) Eclipse
7 5 (29.41%) NetBeans
7 5 (29.41%) Serena
7 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
8 4 (23.53%) Integration Testing
8 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
8 4 (23.53%) Def Stans
9 3 (17.65%) MISRA C
9 3 (17.65%) MISRA
10 2 (11.76%) Finance
10 2 (11.76%) Aerospace
10 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
10 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
11 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
11 1 (5.88%) Human Factors

Rational DOORS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 5 (29.41%) Simulink
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Wireshark
2 1 (5.88%) AMQP
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Rational Rhapsody
2 7 (41.18%) GDB
3 5 (29.41%) Eclipse
3 5 (29.41%) NetBeans
General
1 2 (11.76%) Aerospace
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Software Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Ada Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Ada Software Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) C++ Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Architect
7 1 (5.88%) MATLAB Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
2 9 (52.94%) Configuration Management
3 8 (47.06%) UML
4 4 (23.53%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (5.88%) HOOD
6 1 (5.88%) Human Factors
6 1 (5.88%) Information Assurance
6 1 (5.88%) Mathematical Modelling
6 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
6 1 (5.88%) MODAF
6 1 (5.88%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Requirements Management
6 1 (5.88%) SDLC
6 1 (5.88%) SysML
6 1 (5.88%) Yourdon
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) C
1 9 (52.94%) C++
2 6 (35.29%) Ada
3 5 (29.41%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) MATLAB
4 1 (5.88%) Ada 95
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) Def Stans
2 3 (17.65%) MISRA
2 3 (17.65%) MISRA C
3 1 (5.88%) IEC 61508
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SELinux
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Serena
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft