Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 18 November 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
England > South West
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 125 161
Rank change year-on-year -53 +36 +1
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 47 66 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.76% 1.17% 0.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.04% 7.03% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 7
South West median daily rate £425 £475 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +6.15% +6.87%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £334
90th Percentile £465 £517 £471
England median daily rate £350 £400 £390
% change year-on-year -12.50% +2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 24
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +3.66%
10th Percentile £37.34 £36.50 £33.93
90th Percentile £50.93 £58.05 £51.59
England median hourly rate £43.75 £44.12 £43.00
% change year-on-year -0.83% +2.59% +7.50%

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 West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,162 939 974
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.68% 16.71% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 736 593 662
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £563 £525 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 32 40
South West median hourly rate £43.75 £41.15 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.32% -2.60% +3.05%
10th Percentile £35.86 £32.55 £24.72
90th Percentile £50.08 £57.90 £51.66
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +4.14%

Rational DOORS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Rational DOORS in the South West

Rational DOORS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Rational DOORS in the South West

Rational DOORS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Rational DOORS in the South West

Rational DOORS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Rational DOORS in the South West over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Rational DOORS in the South West

Rational DOORS
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
Gloucestershire -16 21 £425 +13.33% 2
Bristol -12 18 - - 21
Somerset +4 5 - - 1
Wiltshire -21 2 £450 -5.26%
Dorset +1 1 £375 -
Rational DOORS
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 South West region with a requirement for Rational DOORS.

1 23 (48.94%) Software Engineering
2 18 (38.30%) Aerospace
3 16 (34.04%) C
4 13 (27.66%) C++
4 13 (27.66%) UML
5 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Office
5 11 (23.40%) Linux
5 11 (23.40%) Embedded Systems
6 10 (21.28%) Degree
7 9 (19.15%) Wireshark
7 9 (19.15%) Test Scripting
7 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared
7 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
7 9 (19.15%) Requirements Management
7 9 (19.15%) GDB
7 9 (19.15%) Validation
8 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Excel
8 8 (17.02%) Ada
8 8 (17.02%) IBM
8 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
8 8 (17.02%) Avionics
8 8 (17.02%) Integration Testing
9 7 (14.89%) Mathematics
9 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (14.89%) Rational Rhapsody
9 7 (14.89%) Technical Analysis
9 7 (14.89%) Systems Engineering
9 7 (14.89%) EMC
9 7 (14.89%) Python
9 7 (14.89%) Manufacturing

Rational DOORS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.13%) Apache
1 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (8.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.13%) AutoCAD
4 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.13%) Simulink
4 1 (2.13%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) Wireshark
2 4 (8.51%) Ethernet
3 2 (4.26%) Tactical Data Link
4 1 (2.13%) Firewall
4 1 (2.13%) Junos
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) GDB
2 7 (14.89%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (8.51%) Eclipse
4 3 (6.38%) NetBeans
5 1 (2.13%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 18 (38.30%) Aerospace
2 8 (17.02%) Avionics
3 7 (14.89%) Manufacturing
4 4 (8.51%) Automotive
4 4 (8.51%) Electronics
5 3 (6.38%) Finance
6 2 (4.26%) Military
7 1 (2.13%) Marketing
7 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Software Engineer
2 14 (29.79%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Software Test Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Test Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Verification Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Design Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Hardware Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Electronics Design Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Electronics Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Hardware Design Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Software Verification Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Electronics Hardware Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Java Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Flash
2 1 (2.13%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) CSS
2 1 (2.13%) HTML
2 1 (2.13%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (10.64%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (6.38%) TMS320
4 2 (4.26%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.13%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) Software Engineering
2 13 (27.66%) UML
3 9 (19.15%) Requirements Management
3 9 (19.15%) Test Scripting
3 9 (19.15%) Validation
4 8 (17.02%) Integration Testing
5 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (14.89%) Mathematics
5 7 (14.89%) Systems Engineering
5 7 (14.89%) Technical Analysis
6 6 (12.77%) Project Management
6 6 (12.77%) Scenario Testing
6 6 (12.77%) SysML
7 5 (10.64%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (8.51%) Scrum
8 4 (8.51%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.38%) OO
9 3 (6.38%) Physics
9 3 (6.38%) Schematic Capture
10 2 (4.26%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) C
2 13 (27.66%) C++
3 8 (17.02%) Ada
4 7 (14.89%) Python
5 6 (12.77%) Java
6 5 (10.64%) MATLAB
7 3 (6.38%) SQL
8 2 (4.26%) Assembly Language
8 2 (4.26%) Java 8
8 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.13%) C#
9 1 (2.13%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Degree
2 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared
2 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) EMC Certification
3 1 (2.13%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) DO-178B
2 5 (10.64%) DO-254
3 3 (6.38%) ARP4754
4 2 (4.26%) MISRA
5 1 (2.13%) Def Stans
5 1 (2.13%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) IBM
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) EMC
3 5 (10.64%) Serena
4 1 (2.13%) Juniper
4 1 (2.13%) SAP