Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 October 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 > Scotland
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 179 191
Rank change year-on-year -20 +12 -1
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.094% 0.083% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.47% 0.49% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Scotland median daily rate - £444 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.41% +36.00%
UK median daily rate £350 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -12.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Scotland median hourly rate £44.27 - £50.00
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £44.06 £42.50
% change year-on-year -2.40% +3.66% +6.25%

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 Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,056 817 776
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 19.83% 16.99% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 506 458
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £285 £274 £257
90th Percentile £573 £538 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 10
Scotland median hourly rate £39.00 £43.39 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.12% +0.91% +6.49%
10th Percentile £28.48 £37.73 £14.00
90th Percentile £44.27 £195.00 £48.54
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +5.13%

Rational DOORS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Rational DOORS in Scotland

Rational DOORS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Rational DOORS in Scotland

Rational DOORS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Rational DOORS in Scotland

Rational DOORS
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 October 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
Edinburgh - 3 - - 2
Glasgow - 2 - - 1
Rational DOORS
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Rational DOORS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Rational DOORS.

1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Validation
2 3 (60.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) UML
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (40.00%) OOD
3 2 (40.00%) Firmware
3 2 (40.00%) VxWorks
3 2 (40.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (40.00%) Simulink
3 2 (40.00%) OOP
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) Requirements Management
3 2 (40.00%) Avionics
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Military
4 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (20.00%) Automotive
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) SysML
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) CSS

Rational DOORS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (40.00%) Avionics
4 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (20.00%) Automotive
4 1 (20.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) System Verification Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Validation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) VxWorks
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Validation
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) OOD
3 2 (40.00%) OOP
3 2 (40.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) SysML
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Firmware