Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 20 January 2018 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
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 732 704 640
Rank change year-on-year -28 -64 +93
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 105 127 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.62% 0.85% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 36 54
England median daily rate £400 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.25% +7.81% +9.59%
10th Percentile £304 £348 £320
90th Percentile £488 £525 £483
UK median daily rate £400 £431 £400
% change year-on-year -7.25% +7.81% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 51 85
England median hourly rate £44.12 £45.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.97% +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £37.50 £33.25 £32.00
90th Percentile £50.78 £53.75 £50.68
UK median hourly rate £44.12 £45.00 £41.80
% change year-on-year -1.97% +7.66% +4.50%

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

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17,013 14,995 14,581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.58% 16.67% 14.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,030 10,028 9,782
England median daily rate £470 £432 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.80% +4.73% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £453 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +6.47% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 220 347
England median hourly rate £43.75 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.71% +2.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £29.90 £24.00 £21.25
90th Percentile £62.40 £52.50 £50.68
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.10% +2.50% +6.67%

Rational DOORS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Rational DOORS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Rational DOORS in England

Rational DOORS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Rational DOORS in England

Rational DOORS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Rational DOORS in England over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Rational DOORS in England

Rational DOORS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Rational DOORS in England

Rational DOORS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Rational DOORS in England over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Rational DOORS in England

Rational DOORS
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West +2 46 £475 +6.15% 17
South East -42 27 £400 -5.88% 11
East of England -6 18 £260 - 15
West Midlands +28 8 £425 - 16
Midlands +9 8 £425 -3.41% 20
North of England +34 5 - - 3
North West +5 5 - - 3
Rational DOORS
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for Rational DOORS.

1 60 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 50 (47.62%) Security Cleared
3 47 (44.76%) SC Cleared
4 44 (41.90%) C++
4 44 (41.90%) UML
5 39 (37.14%) C
6 38 (36.19%) Rational Rhapsody
7 20 (19.05%) C#
8 18 (17.14%) IBM
9 17 (16.19%) MATLAB
9 17 (16.19%) Aerospace
9 17 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (16.19%) Wireshark
10 16 (15.24%) Integration Testing
10 16 (15.24%) Configuration Management
10 16 (15.24%) Simulink
11 15 (14.29%) Linux
11 15 (14.29%) Requirements Management
11 15 (14.29%) Degree
12 14 (13.33%) Manufacturing
13 13 (12.38%) Validation
14 12 (11.43%) GDB
15 11 (10.48%) Data Migration
15 11 (10.48%) DO-178B
15 11 (10.48%) Migration
16 10 (9.52%) Microsoft
16 10 (9.52%) Python
16 10 (9.52%) Ada
16 10 (9.52%) Visual Studio
16 10 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis

Rational DOORS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.95%) Apache
1 1 (0.95%) ThingWorx
1 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (15.24%) Simulink
2 8 (7.62%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.95%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.19%) Wireshark
2 4 (3.81%) SNMP
2 4 (3.81%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.90%) VoIP
4 1 (0.95%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.95%) Link 16
4 1 (0.95%) Tactical Data Link
4 1 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 38 (36.19%) Rational Rhapsody
2 12 (11.43%) GDB
3 10 (9.52%) Visual Studio
4 6 (5.71%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.81%) JIRA
5 4 (3.81%) NetBeans
5 4 (3.81%) StarTeam
5 4 (3.81%) VectorCAST
6 3 (2.86%) FishEye
7 2 (1.90%) LabVIEW
7 2 (1.90%) Rational Statemate
8 1 (0.95%) CANoe
8 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.95%) JMeter
8 1 (0.95%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.95%) Selenium
8 1 (0.95%) Subversion
8 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (16.19%) Aerospace
2 14 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 9 (8.57%) Avionics
4 6 (5.71%) Finance
4 6 (5.71%) Military
5 4 (3.81%) Automotive
6 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (46.67%) Software Engineer
2 24 (22.86%) Systems Engineer
3 22 (20.95%) C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (8.57%) Embedded Engineer
5 6 (5.71%) Developer
5 6 (5.71%) DOORS Engineer
5 6 (5.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (4.76%) Test Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) C# Software Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Consultant
7 4 (3.81%) Design Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) DOORS Consultant
7 4 (3.81%) Requirements Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Software Test Engineer
8 3 (2.86%) C Software Engineer
8 3 (2.86%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (2.86%) Java Developer
9 2 (1.90%) C# Developer
9 2 (1.90%) Migration Consultant
9 2 (1.90%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.71%) CSS
1 6 (5.71%) HTML
2 4 (3.81%) .NET Core
3 2 (1.90%) .NET
3 2 (1.90%) XML
4 1 (0.95%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.95%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.81%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.90%) CAN bus
6 1 (0.95%) Life Science
6 1 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.29%) Linux
2 5 (4.76%) Windows
3 4 (3.81%) VxWorks
4 1 (0.95%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.95%) Unix
4 1 (0.95%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 44 (41.90%) UML
3 17 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (15.24%) Configuration Management
4 16 (15.24%) Integration Testing
5 15 (14.29%) Requirements Management
6 13 (12.38%) Validation
7 11 (10.48%) Data Migration
7 11 (10.48%) Migration
8 10 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (8.57%) SDLC
10 8 (7.62%) Collaborative Working
10 8 (7.62%) Requirements Engineering
10 8 (7.62%) Six Sigma
10 8 (7.62%) Test Automation
11 6 (5.71%) Customer Requirements
11 6 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
12 5 (4.76%) Embedded Software Development
12 5 (4.76%) SysML
12 5 (4.76%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 44 (41.90%) C++
2 39 (37.14%) C
3 20 (19.05%) C#
4 17 (16.19%) MATLAB
5 10 (9.52%) Ada
5 10 (9.52%) Python
6 9 (8.57%) JavaScript
7 8 (7.62%) Java
8 6 (5.71%) SQL
9 4 (3.81%) Assembly Language
9 4 (3.81%) Lua
10 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 50 (47.62%) Security Cleared
2 47 (44.76%) SC Cleared
3 15 (14.29%) Degree
4 8 (7.62%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 3 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.90%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.90%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.90%) HND
6 2 (1.90%) ISEB
7 1 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.95%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.48%) DO-178B
2 4 (3.81%) MIL-STD-1553
3 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 15288
System Software
1 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.95%) Firmware
1 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.95%) zsh
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (17.14%) IBM
2 10 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.67%) CA Agile Central
4 5 (4.76%) Wind River
5 4 (3.81%) Freescale
6 2 (1.90%) HP
6 2 (1.90%) Serena
7 1 (0.95%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.95%) Green Hills
7 1 (0.95%) MathWorks
7 1 (0.95%) PTC
7 1 (0.95%) Remedy
7 1 (0.95%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.95%) VMware