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 3 months to 28 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
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 154 145
Rank change year-on-year +28 -9  
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 10 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.34% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.08% 1.04% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +1.60% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.97% +16.21%  
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 the North West with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 481 483 421
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 16.29% 12.81% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 323 251
Median daily rate £410 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 13 9
Median hourly rate £41.25 £36.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.58% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.96 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.10 £42.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £41.50 £37.04
% change year-on-year +4.21% +12.04%  

Rational DOORS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 28 June 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
Lancashire +10 9 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Rational DOORS
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 North West region with a requirement for Rational DOORS.

1 13 (81.25%) Ada
1 13 (81.25%) Software Engineering
2 9 (56.25%) Integration Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Rational Statemate
3 8 (50.00%) Degree
3 8 (50.00%) UML
4 7 (43.75%) HOOD
4 7 (43.75%) SDLC
5 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 6 (37.50%) Avionics
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (31.25%) Programme Management
6 5 (31.25%) Manufacturing
6 5 (31.25%) Finance
6 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
7 4 (25.00%) Military
8 3 (18.75%) ClearCase
8 3 (18.75%) Perl
8 3 (18.75%) SQL
8 3 (18.75%) MIL-STD-498
9 2 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
9 2 (12.50%) HND
9 2 (12.50%) C
9 2 (12.50%) Aerospace
9 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
10 1 (6.25%) Cisco

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 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Multicast
1 1 (6.25%) Network Security
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Rational Statemate
2 3 (18.75%) ClearCase
3 2 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (6.25%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) VectorCAST
General
1 6 (37.50%) Avionics
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Manufacturing
3 4 (25.00%) Military
4 2 (12.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Software Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Ada Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Ada Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) DOORS Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Project Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (6.25%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Software Engineering
2 9 (56.25%) Integration Testing
3 8 (50.00%) UML
4 7 (43.75%) HOOD
4 7 (43.75%) SDLC
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Programme Management
7 1 (6.25%) Hazard Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
7 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) Network Design
7 1 (6.25%) Physics
7 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
7 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Validation
7 1 (6.25%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) Ada
2 3 (18.75%) Perl
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) C
4 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
2 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) HND
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (6.25%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) MIL-STD-498
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco