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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 62 69
Rank change year-on-year +13 +7  
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 22 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.63% 0.60% 0.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.32% 5.43% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £460 - £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Median hourly rate £45.50 £42.50 £36.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.05% +15.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £42.50 £39.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +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 127 92 158
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 15.16% 10.95% 16.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 67 110
Median daily rate £372 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.10% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +14.06%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Rational DOORS in Bristol over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 25 (69.44%) Software Engineering
2 23 (63.89%) Rational Rhapsody
2 23 (63.89%) Linux
3 20 (55.56%) C++
4 18 (50.00%) C
5 16 (44.44%) UML
5 16 (44.44%) Configuration Management
6 14 (38.89%) GDB
7 13 (36.11%) Security Cleared
7 13 (36.11%) Wireshark
8 12 (33.33%) SC Cleared
9 11 (30.56%) Integration Testing
9 11 (30.56%) Java
10 10 (27.78%) MATLAB
10 10 (27.78%) Simulink
11 9 (25.00%) NetBeans
11 9 (25.00%) Eclipse
11 9 (25.00%) Windows
12 8 (22.22%) Def Stans
13 7 (19.44%) MISRA C
13 7 (19.44%) MISRA
13 7 (19.44%) Ada
14 6 (16.67%) Serena
15 4 (11.11%) Military
15 4 (11.11%) SDLC
16 3 (8.33%) Mathematical Modelling
16 3 (8.33%) Mathematics
16 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
16 3 (8.33%) OO
16 3 (8.33%) Finance

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 10 (27.78%) Simulink
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (63.89%) Rational Rhapsody
2 14 (38.89%) GDB
3 9 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 9 (25.00%) NetBeans
General
1 4 (11.11%) Military
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Aerospace
3 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Automotive
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) Software Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Ada Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Ada Software Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) C Software Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) C++ Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Assistant Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (2.78%) DBA
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (2.78%) Requirements Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Systems Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.78%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 23 (63.89%) Linux
2 9 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) Software Engineering
2 16 (44.44%) Configuration Management
2 16 (44.44%) UML
3 11 (30.56%) Integration Testing
4 4 (11.11%) SDLC
5 3 (8.33%) Mathematical Modelling
5 3 (8.33%) Mathematics
5 3 (8.33%) OO
6 2 (5.56%) People Management
6 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.56%) Requirements Management
6 2 (5.56%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (2.78%) Human Factors
7 1 (2.78%) MODAF
7 1 (2.78%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
7 1 (2.78%) Requirements Engineering
7 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.78%) SysML
7 1 (2.78%) V-Model
7 1 (2.78%) Yourdon
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) C++
2 18 (50.00%) C
3 11 (30.56%) Java
4 10 (27.78%) MATLAB
5 7 (19.44%) Ada
6 1 (2.78%) Ada 95
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) Security Cleared
2 12 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) PMP
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) Def Stans
2 7 (19.44%) MISRA
2 7 (19.44%) MISRA C
3 1 (2.78%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Serena
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle