The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 24 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
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 24 27
Rank change year-on-year +12 +3  
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 6.76% 1.59% 2.04%
As % of the Development Applications category 31.25% 10.00% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £390 £370
% change year-on-year +1.60% +5.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
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 Cheltenham with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 16 20 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 21.62% 15.87% 26.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 33
Median daily rate £300 £325 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -20.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £255 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £468 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £43.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

Rational DOORS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

Rational DOORS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Rational DOORS in Cheltenham

Rational DOORS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Rational DOORS in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Rational DOORS.

1 6 (85.71%) Aerospace
2 4 (57.14%) Validation
2 4 (57.14%) C
2 4 (57.14%) SysML
2 4 (57.14%) DO-178B
3 3 (42.86%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (42.86%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (42.86%) Avionics
3 3 (42.86%) Wind River
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) Embedded C
3 3 (42.86%) Assembly Language
3 3 (42.86%) MATLAB
3 3 (42.86%) Simulink
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Freescale
4 1 (14.29%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis

Rational DOORS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 3 (42.86%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (85.71%) Aerospace
2 3 (42.86%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) DOORS Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) MATLAB Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) SysML Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) SysML
1 4 (57.14%) Validation
2 3 (42.86%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C
2 3 (42.86%) Assembly Language
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded C
2 3 (42.86%) MATLAB
3 1 (14.29%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
1 3 (42.86%) Wind River
2 1 (14.29%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (14.29%) Freescale
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