Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 17 November 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
England > North West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 222 214
Rank change year-on-year +26 -8 -14
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 8 5 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.14% 0.072% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.81% 0.50% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 14
North West median daily rate - £308 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -30.11% -
England median daily rate £400 £390 £401
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.80% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 10
North West median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50% -15.79%
England median hourly rate £44.12 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.59% +7.50% +5.82%

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 the North West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 989 1003 1150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.29% 14.46% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 673 689
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £290 £300 £263
90th Percentile £538 £500 £526
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 27 46
North West median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £33.40 £34.85 £27.88
90th Percentile £50.50 £44.30 £41.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Rational DOORS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Rational DOORS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Rational DOORS in the North West

Rational DOORS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Rational DOORS in the North West

Rational DOORS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Rational DOORS in the North West

Rational DOORS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Lancashire +18 7 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Rational DOORS
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 North West region with a requirement for Rational DOORS.

1 4 (50.00%) Ada
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (50.00%) Avionics
2 3 (37.50%) Requirements Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) Rational Statemate
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) HOOD
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) HND
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (25.00%) MIL-STD-1553
3 2 (25.00%) Prototyping
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (12.50%) Product Breakdown Structure
4 1 (12.50%) Link 16
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) V-Model
4 1 (12.50%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Aerospace

Rational DOORS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Link 16
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Rational Statemate
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 4 (50.00%) Avionics
2 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) DOORS Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Requirements Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) HOOD
2 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Requirements Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Prototyping
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (12.50%) Product Breakdown Structure
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Ada
2 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) HND
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) MIL-STD-1553
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) IBM