Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 19 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 312 314 333
Rank change year-on-year +2 +19 +21
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 46 51 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.28% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.55% 2.02% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 29
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +5.41% +13.85%
10th Percentile £316 £343 £320
90th Percentile £486 £530 £392
England median daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 6
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £50.75 £43.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.33% +16.84% +8.59%
10th Percentile £40.20 £40.58 £31.42
90th Percentile £49.28 £52.33 £60.00
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 South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2964 2523 2600
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.87% 15.18% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1808 1540 1590
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £310 £293 £263
90th Percentile £572 £525 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 77 67
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26.00 £32.50 £25.95
90th Percentile £52.50 £59.31 £50.50
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 South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Rational DOORS in the South East

Rational DOORS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Rational DOORS in the South East

Rational DOORS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Rational DOORS in the South East over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Rational DOORS in the South East

Rational DOORS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Rational DOORS in the South East

Rational DOORS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 19 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
Hampshire +4 23 £400 -10.36%
East Sussex +9 11 £353 -6.00%
Surrey -19 5 £465 +19.23%
West Sussex -9 3 £438 +3.55%
Thames Valley -4 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -24 2 - -
Middlesex +3 1 £420 +21.74%
Kent - 1 - -
Rational DOORS
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 South East region with a requirement for Rational DOORS.

1 25 (54.35%) Software Engineering
2 21 (45.65%) UML
3 20 (43.48%) SC Cleared
3 20 (43.48%) Security Cleared
4 16 (34.78%) Degree
5 15 (32.61%) C#
5 15 (32.61%) C++
6 13 (28.26%) Requirements Management
7 12 (26.09%) SDLC
8 11 (23.91%) Requirements Engineering
8 11 (23.91%) Rational Rhapsody
8 11 (23.91%) C
9 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
11 8 (17.39%) Visual Studio
11 8 (17.39%) IBM
11 8 (17.39%) DO-178B
12 7 (15.22%) Aerospace
13 6 (13.04%) Subversion
13 6 (13.04%) HP
13 6 (13.04%) CSS
13 6 (13.04%) HTML
13 6 (13.04%) Avionics
13 6 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
13 6 (13.04%) Embedded Software Development
13 6 (13.04%) JIRA
13 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
13 6 (13.04%) Tactical Data Link
14 5 (10.87%) Physics
14 5 (10.87%) Wireshark

Rational DOORS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) Tactical Data Link
2 5 (10.87%) Wireshark
3 4 (8.70%) SNMP
3 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.35%) VoIP
5 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) DTS
Development Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Rational Rhapsody
2 8 (17.39%) Visual Studio
3 6 (13.04%) JIRA
3 6 (13.04%) Subversion
4 4 (8.70%) Eclipse
4 4 (8.70%) NetBeans
4 4 (8.70%) StarTeam
5 3 (6.52%) FishEye
5 3 (6.52%) VectorCAST
6 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.17%) JMeter
6 1 (2.17%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.17%) RequisitePro
6 1 (2.17%) Selenium
6 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (15.22%) Aerospace
2 6 (13.04%) Avionics
3 5 (10.87%) Electronics
3 5 (10.87%) Finance
3 5 (10.87%) Military
4 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Software Engineer
2 15 (32.61%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) DOORS Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Embedded Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Ada Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Ada Software Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Lead Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.35%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) DOORS Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) CSS
1 6 (13.04%) HTML
2 2 (4.35%) .NET
2 2 (4.35%) XML
3 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) VxWorks
1 4 (8.70%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) Software Engineering
2 21 (45.65%) UML
3 13 (28.26%) Requirements Management
4 12 (26.09%) SDLC
5 11 (23.91%) Requirements Engineering
6 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (13.04%) Embedded Software Development
8 5 (10.87%) Information Management
8 5 (10.87%) Physics
9 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (8.70%) ITIL
9 4 (8.70%) Logistics
9 4 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (8.70%) Test Automation
10 3 (6.52%) Programme Management
10 3 (6.52%) Project Management
10 3 (6.52%) Software Testing
11 2 (4.35%) Service Management
11 2 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (32.61%) C#
1 15 (32.61%) C++
2 11 (23.91%) C
3 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.87%) Ada
4 5 (10.87%) Java
5 4 (8.70%) Lua
6 3 (6.52%) Python
7 2 (4.35%) SQL
8 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (43.48%) SC Cleared
1 20 (43.48%) Security Cleared
2 16 (34.78%) Degree
3 2 (4.35%) BC Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) DO-178B
2 2 (4.35%) MIL-STD-1553
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Firmware
2 1 (2.17%) zsh
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) IBM
2 6 (13.04%) HP
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.35%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.35%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (2.17%) CA
5 1 (2.17%) EMC
5 1 (2.17%) Green Hills
5 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.17%) Wind River