Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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 West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 160 160
Rank change year-on-year +30 0 +14
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 66 47 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.18% 0.83% 0.99%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.07% 4.89% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 12
South West median daily rate £475 £448 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.15% +6.87% +35.08%
10th Percentile £363 £334 £259
90th Percentile £517 £471 £530
England median daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 30
South West median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +3.03% +13.95%
10th Percentile £36.50 £33.93 £31.80
90th Percentile £58.05 £51.59 £44.28
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 West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 933 962 958
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.64% 16.96% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 589 661 674
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £300 £275 £300
90th Percentile £525 £531 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 40 55
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £42.25 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.60% +2.42% +13.32%
10th Percentile £32.60 £24.72 £30.20
90th Percentile £57.05 £51.66 £44.50
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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Rational DOORS in the South West over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 20 November 2017.

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 20 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
Gloucestershire +23 30 £375 -16.20% 1
Bristol +5 26 £460 - 1
Wiltshire +4 6 £475 - 1
Somerset -7 2 - -
Dorset - 1 - - 1
Rational DOORS
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 West region with a requirement for Rational DOORS.

1 30 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 29 (43.94%) SC Cleared
3 25 (37.88%) Software Engineering
4 24 (36.36%) C
5 22 (33.33%) Aerospace
6 21 (31.82%) Rational Rhapsody
7 20 (30.30%) C++
8 16 (24.24%) UML
9 15 (22.73%) Validation
10 13 (19.70%) Migration
10 13 (19.70%) Linux
10 13 (19.70%) Data Migration
11 12 (18.18%) GDB
11 12 (18.18%) Wireshark
12 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (16.67%) DO-178B
12 11 (16.67%) IBM
13 10 (15.15%) SysML
13 10 (15.15%) Customer Requirements
14 9 (13.64%) Manufacturing
14 9 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
14 9 (13.64%) Avionics
14 9 (13.64%) Military
14 9 (13.64%) MATLAB
14 9 (13.64%) Simulink
15 8 (12.12%) Python
16 7 (10.61%) Six Sigma
16 7 (10.61%) Embedded Systems
16 7 (10.61%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 7 (10.61%) CA Agile Central

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 (1.52%) Apache
1 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Simulink
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.18%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.52%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (31.82%) Rational Rhapsody
2 12 (18.18%) GDB
3 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 9 (13.64%) Avionics
2 9 (13.64%) Manufacturing
2 9 (13.64%) Military
3 4 (6.06%) Finance
3 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.52%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (36.36%) Software Engineer
2 18 (27.27%) Systems Engineer
3 12 (18.18%) C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (13.64%) Embedded Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Consultant
5 4 (6.06%) DOORS Consultant
6 3 (4.55%) Architect
6 3 (4.55%) Business Architect
6 3 (4.55%) DOORS Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Database Manager
7 2 (3.03%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Integration Consultant
7 2 (3.03%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Requirements Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Service Manager
7 2 (3.03%) Software Performance Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) SysML Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) REST
1 3 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (1.52%) CSS
2 1 (1.52%) HTML
2 1 (1.52%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (4.55%) NHS
3 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) Life Science
4 1 (1.52%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.70%) Linux
2 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.88%) Software Engineering
2 16 (24.24%) UML
3 15 (22.73%) Validation
4 13 (19.70%) Data Migration
4 13 (19.70%) Migration
5 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (15.15%) Customer Requirements
6 10 (15.15%) SysML
7 9 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (10.61%) Collaborative Working
8 7 (10.61%) Six Sigma
9 6 (9.09%) ITIL
10 5 (7.58%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (7.58%) Requirements Management
11 4 (6.06%) Embedded Software Development
11 4 (6.06%) Integration Testing
11 4 (6.06%) MODAF
11 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (6.06%) Use Case
11 4 (6.06%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.36%) C
2 20 (30.30%) C++
3 9 (13.64%) MATLAB
4 8 (12.12%) Python
5 5 (7.58%) C#
5 5 (7.58%) Java
6 4 (6.06%) Assembly Language
7 2 (3.03%) Ada
8 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 29 (43.94%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.61%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 3 (4.55%) Degree
4 3 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.03%) ISEB
5 2 (3.03%) PMP
6 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.67%) DO-178B
2 2 (3.03%) HL7
3 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 15288
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) IBM
2 7 (10.61%) CA Agile Central
3 4 (6.06%) Freescale
3 4 (6.06%) Wind River
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle