The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Rational DOORS
England / East of England
Rank 112 117 121
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4  
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 16 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.75% 0.37% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.30% 2.86% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £413 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +52.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.71 £47.50 £32.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.68 £32.95
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 the East of England with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 372 315 338
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.46% 12.82% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 173 173
Median daily rate £445 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £294 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £486 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 18
Median hourly rate £41.00 £42.00 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +26.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £32.57 £31.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.35 £50.68 £40.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Rational DOORS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

Rational DOORS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Rational DOORS in the East of England

Rational DOORS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Rational DOORS in the East of England

Rational DOORS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rational DOORS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +13 12 - -
Essex - 3 £413 -
Bedfordshire -8 1 - -
Rational DOORS
England

Rational DOORS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 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 East of England region with a requirement for Rational DOORS.

1 22 (88.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (84.00%) UML
2 21 (84.00%) Configuration Management
2 21 (84.00%) MATLAB
2 21 (84.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 20 (80.00%) Integration Testing
3 20 (80.00%) Simulink
4 13 (52.00%) Ada
4 13 (52.00%) Ada 95
5 12 (48.00%) Yourdon
6 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
7 9 (36.00%) C
8 6 (24.00%) C++
9 3 (12.00%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (12.00%) Requirements Management
9 3 (12.00%) Ethernet
10 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
10 2 (8.00%) Wireshark
10 2 (8.00%) RIA
11 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
11 1 (4.00%) System Integration Testing
11 1 (4.00%) GDB
11 1 (4.00%) Process Improvement
11 1 (4.00%) Firewall
11 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (4.00%) Degree
11 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
11 1 (4.00%) SysML
11 1 (4.00%) Embedded C

Rational DOORS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 20 (80.00%) Simulink
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (8.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 21 (84.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (4.00%) GDB
General
1 1 (4.00%) Military
1 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Software Engineer
2 11 (44.00%) Ada Engineer
2 11 (44.00%) Ada Software Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) C Software Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Principal Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Test Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (8.00%) RIA
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (84.00%) Configuration Management
2 21 (84.00%) UML
3 20 (80.00%) Integration Testing
4 12 (48.00%) Yourdon
5 3 (12.00%) Requirements Management
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.00%) SysML
6 1 (4.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) MATLAB
2 13 (52.00%) Ada
2 13 (52.00%) Ada 95
3 9 (36.00%) C
4 6 (24.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) IBM
2 1 (4.00%) Serena