Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 161 164
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 +15
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 31 50 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.60% 0.91% 0.87%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.66% 4.99% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 7
South West median daily rate £488 £448 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.94% +19.33% -17.58%
10th Percentile £469 £417 £255
90th Percentile £506 £471 £525
England median daily rate £330 £425 £370
% change year-on-year -22.35% +14.86% -4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 33 29
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +4.94%
10th Percentile £37.50 £33.68 £34.80
90th Percentile £56.25 £54.35 £46.21
England median hourly rate £44.00 £45.35 £42.15
% change year-on-year -2.98% +7.60% +5.38%

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 847 1,003 939
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.37% 18.26% 15.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 654 660
South West median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £310 £275 £296
90th Percentile £563 £529 £501
England median daily rate £475 £430 £418
% change year-on-year +10.47% +2.99% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 45 57
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.59% -7.06% +6.25%
10th Percentile £37.50 £25.00 £33.05
90th Percentile £56.25 £53.75 £49.40
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%

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
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 24 February 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 +13 14 - - 4
Bristol -8 13 - - 12
Somerset -14 2 - - 5
Dorset - 1 - - 3
Rational DOORS
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 18 (58.06%) Security Cleared
2 17 (54.84%) SC Cleared
3 13 (41.94%) UML
4 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
5 10 (32.26%) Migration
5 10 (32.26%) C
5 10 (32.26%) C++
5 10 (32.26%) Data Migration
5 10 (32.26%) Rational Rhapsody
6 9 (29.03%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (29.03%) Linux
7 8 (25.81%) Manufacturing
7 8 (25.81%) Wireshark
7 8 (25.81%) GDB
8 7 (22.58%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 7 (22.58%) Collaborative Working
8 7 (22.58%) Rational Team Concert
8 7 (22.58%) Rational Quality Manager
8 7 (22.58%) Six Sigma
9 5 (16.13%) IBM
9 5 (16.13%) Ada
9 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (16.13%) Validation
10 4 (12.90%) Aerospace
11 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
11 3 (9.68%) Requirements Management
11 3 (9.68%) MATLAB
11 3 (9.68%) Python
11 3 (9.68%) Scrum
12 2 (6.45%) Automotive

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 (3.23%) Apache
1 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Simulink
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Rational Rhapsody
2 8 (25.81%) GDB
3 7 (22.58%) Rational Quality Manager
3 7 (22.58%) Rational Team Concert
4 2 (6.45%) LabVIEW
5 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (25.81%) Manufacturing
2 4 (12.90%) Aerospace
3 2 (6.45%) Automotive
3 2 (6.45%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Avionics
4 1 (3.23%) Military
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Software Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) DOORS Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Integration Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Java Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Migration Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Software Team Leader
5 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.23%) Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Data Migration Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Requirements Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) CSS
1 1 (3.23%) HTML
1 1 (3.23%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) CAN bus
1 2 (6.45%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Life Science
2 1 (3.23%) TMS320
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) UML
2 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
3 10 (32.26%) Data Migration
3 10 (32.26%) Migration
4 9 (29.03%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (22.58%) Collaborative Working
5 7 (22.58%) Six Sigma
6 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (16.13%) Validation
7 3 (9.68%) Requirements Management
7 3 (9.68%) Scrum
7 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.45%) Black-Box Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Change Control
9 1 (3.23%) Customer Requirements
9 1 (3.23%) Embedded Software Development
9 1 (3.23%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (3.23%) Swim Lanes
9 1 (3.23%) V-Model
9 1 (3.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) C
1 10 (32.26%) C++
2 5 (16.13%) Ada
3 3 (9.68%) MATLAB
3 3 (9.68%) Python
4 2 (6.45%) C#
4 2 (6.45%) Java
5 1 (3.23%) Assembly Language
5 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (58.06%) Security Cleared
2 17 (54.84%) SC Cleared
3 7 (22.58%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) IBM
2 2 (6.45%) Serena
3 1 (3.23%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (3.23%) Freescale
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Wind River