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 3 months to 26 April 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
UK / England
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 501 533 543
Rank change year-on-year +32 +10  
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 79 98 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.05% 1.30% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 14
Median daily rate £425 £353 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.56% -11.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £255 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £434 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +12.33% -3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 54 33
Median hourly rate £43.50 £42.48 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +11.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £34.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.11 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year +3.52% +11.11%  

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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7524 7554 6591
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.55% 14.70% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5116 5166 4255
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 150 126
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.48 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.05% +13.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.45 £27.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.48 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.05% +14.79%  

Rational DOORS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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 3 months to 26 April 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
South West -7 31 £375 -6.37% 3
South East +3 14 £425 +30.76% 1
East of England +8 12 £413 -
North West +24 11 - - 2
London +22 8 £550 +57.14% 3
West Midlands +26 3 £550 -
Rational DOORS
UK

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

1 65 (46.76%) Software Engineering
2 62 (44.60%) Security Cleared
2 62 (44.60%) UML
3 44 (31.65%) SC Cleared
4 43 (30.94%) C
5 42 (30.22%) Rational Rhapsody
6 39 (28.06%) Ada
6 39 (28.06%) Configuration Management
7 37 (26.62%) Integration Testing
7 37 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (25.18%) Requirements Management
9 34 (24.46%) Degree
10 32 (23.02%) C++
11 29 (20.86%) JIRA
12 26 (18.71%) MATLAB
12 26 (18.71%) Scrum
13 25 (17.99%) Simulink
14 24 (17.27%) Linux
15 20 (14.39%) Windows
16 19 (13.67%) Java
16 19 (13.67%) Aerospace
17 18 (12.95%) Eclipse
18 17 (12.23%) CA Agile Central
19 16 (11.51%) SDLC
19 16 (11.51%) HP
19 16 (11.51%) Validation
20 15 (10.79%) HP Quality Center
21 14 (10.07%) Requirements Engineering
21 14 (10.07%) Coaching
21 14 (10.07%) Process Improvement

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 4 (2.88%) Apache
1 4 (2.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.72%) ArcGIS
2 1 (0.72%) CMS
2 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (17.99%) Simulink
2 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.44%) Stateflow
4 2 (1.44%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.72%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.47%) Wireshark
2 7 (5.04%) Ethernet
2 7 (5.04%) SNMP
3 5 (3.60%) FTP
4 3 (2.16%) HTTP
4 3 (2.16%) IPv4
4 3 (2.16%) iSCSI
4 3 (2.16%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.44%) DHCP
6 1 (0.72%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.72%) Firewall
6 1 (0.72%) LTE
6 1 (0.72%) Multicast
6 1 (0.72%) Network Security
6 1 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.88%) GIS
2 2 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.72%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 42 (30.22%) Rational Rhapsody
2 29 (20.86%) JIRA
3 18 (12.95%) Eclipse
4 10 (7.19%) GDB
4 10 (7.19%) Git (software)
5 9 (6.47%) NetBeans
6 6 (4.32%) ClearCase
6 6 (4.32%) Subversion
7 5 (3.60%) StarTeam
7 5 (3.60%) VectorCAST
8 3 (2.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.44%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.44%) Rational Application Developer
9 2 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.72%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.72%) PVCS
10 1 (0.72%) Rational Rose
10 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (13.67%) Aerospace
2 14 (10.07%) Manufacturing
2 14 (10.07%) Military
3 13 (9.35%) Avionics
4 10 (7.19%) Finance
5 5 (3.60%) Automotive
6 1 (0.72%) Law
6 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (40.29%) Software Engineer
2 24 (17.27%) Systems Engineer
3 20 (14.39%) Ada Engineer
4 17 (12.23%) Ada Software Engineer
5 12 (8.63%) C++ Software Engineer
5 12 (8.63%) DOORS Engineer
5 12 (8.63%) Requirements Engineer
6 10 (7.19%) Developer
7 8 (5.76%) C Software Engineer
7 8 (5.76%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 7 (5.04%) Network Engineer
9 6 (4.32%) Analyst
9 6 (4.32%) Design Engineer
9 6 (4.32%) QC Engineer
10 5 (3.60%) C# Developer
10 5 (3.60%) C++ Developer
10 5 (3.60%) Embedded Engineer
10 5 (3.60%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 5 (3.60%) Java Software Engineer
10 5 (3.60%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.88%) Web Services
2 3 (2.16%) CSS
2 3 (2.16%) HTML
2 3 (2.16%) JSP
3 2 (1.44%) WPF
4 1 (0.72%) .NET
4 1 (0.72%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.76%) User Experience
2 7 (5.04%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.60%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (3.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (2.16%) RIA
4 3 (2.16%) Verilog
4 3 (2.16%) VHDL
5 2 (1.44%) ASIC
5 2 (1.44%) CESG
6 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.72%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.72%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 24 (17.27%) Linux
2 20 (14.39%) Windows
3 7 (5.04%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.88%) Unix
5 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.44%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (46.76%) Software Engineering
2 62 (44.60%) UML
3 39 (28.06%) Configuration Management
4 37 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (26.62%) Integration Testing
5 35 (25.18%) Requirements Management
6 26 (18.71%) Scrum
7 16 (11.51%) SDLC
7 16 (11.51%) Validation
8 14 (10.07%) Coaching
8 14 (10.07%) Process Improvement
8 14 (10.07%) Requirements Engineering
9 13 (9.35%) Programme Management
10 10 (7.19%) HOOD
10 10 (7.19%) OO
10 10 (7.19%) Time Management
10 10 (7.19%) Yourdon
11 9 (6.47%) Requirements Analysis
11 9 (6.47%) Unit Testing
12 8 (5.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 43 (30.94%) C
2 39 (28.06%) Ada
3 32 (23.02%) C++
4 26 (18.71%) MATLAB
5 19 (13.67%) Java
6 13 (9.35%) C#
7 11 (7.91%) Ada 95
8 10 (7.19%) SQL
9 7 (5.04%) Perl
10 6 (4.32%) Assembly Language
11 4 (2.88%) Embedded C
12 3 (2.16%) Tcl
13 2 (1.44%) Python
14 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.72%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.72%) PHP
14 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.72%) VB
14 1 (0.72%) VB6
14 1 (0.72%) VC++
Qualifications
1 62 (44.60%) Security Cleared
2 44 (31.65%) SC Cleared
3 34 (24.46%) Degree
4 13 (9.35%) DV Cleared
5 6 (4.32%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.32%) ISTQB
6 5 (3.60%) CCNA
6 5 (3.60%) CCNP
7 4 (2.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (2.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (2.16%) HND
8 3 (2.16%) ISEB
9 2 (1.44%) CISA
9 2 (1.44%) CISM
9 2 (1.44%) CISSP
9 2 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.47%) QA
2 8 (5.76%) Def Stans
2 8 (5.76%) MISRA
3 7 (5.04%) DO-178B
3 7 (5.04%) MISRA C
4 3 (2.16%) JSP 440
5 2 (1.44%) GDPR
5 2 (1.44%) ISO13485
5 2 (1.44%) ISO26262
5 2 (1.44%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.72%) DO-254
6 1 (0.72%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.72%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.72%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (2.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.44%) Firmware
2 2 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.44%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (10.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (12.23%) CA Agile Central
2 16 (11.51%) HP
3 13 (9.35%) Atlassian
3 13 (9.35%) CA
4 12 (8.63%) IBM
5 7 (5.04%) Microsoft
6 6 (4.32%) Cisco
6 6 (4.32%) Serena
7 4 (2.88%) Wind River
8 3 (2.16%) Altera
8 3 (2.16%) Mentor Graphics
8 3 (2.16%) PTC
8 3 (2.16%) VMware
8 3 (2.16%) Xilinx
9 2 (1.44%) Freescale
9 2 (1.44%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.72%) SAP
10 1 (0.72%) Telelogic