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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Rational DOORS
England / South West
Rank 110 103 120
Rank change year-on-year -7 +17  
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 30 35 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.15% 1.21% 0.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.73% 8.77% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Median daily rate £425 £405 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.93% +6.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +13.33% -3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 13
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +1.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.65 £39.00 £38.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £46.20 £46.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  

Rational DOORS is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 524 399 441
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 20.17% 13.79% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 239 281
Median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £320 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 41 29
Median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +7.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £31.50 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.20 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Rational DOORS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Rational DOORS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +12 14 - -
Gloucestershire +6 8 £425 - 2
Somerset 0 7 - -
Wiltshire -2 1 - -
Rational DOORS
England

Rational DOORS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 26 (55.32%) Security Cleared
2 25 (53.19%) UML
3 24 (51.06%) Software Engineering
4 18 (38.30%) C++
4 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (38.30%) SC Cleared
5 16 (34.04%) C
6 15 (31.91%) Java
7 14 (29.79%) Ada
7 14 (29.79%) Scrum
8 13 (27.66%) Aerospace
8 13 (27.66%) Eclipse
9 12 (25.53%) Linux
10 10 (21.28%) C#
10 10 (21.28%) Rational Rhapsody
11 9 (19.15%) Time Management
11 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
11 9 (19.15%) OO
11 9 (19.15%) Configuration Management
12 8 (17.02%) IBM
13 7 (14.89%) Manufacturing
13 7 (14.89%) GDB
13 7 (14.89%) JIRA
13 7 (14.89%) Integration Testing
14 6 (12.77%) Wireshark
14 6 (12.77%) DO-178B
14 6 (12.77%) User Experience
15 5 (10.64%) Serena
15 5 (10.64%) Programme Management
15 5 (10.64%) ISEB

Rational DOORS
Top Related 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 4 (8.51%) Apache
1 4 (8.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Simulink
2 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) Wireshark
2 3 (6.38%) Ethernet
2 3 (6.38%) HTTP
2 3 (6.38%) IPv4
2 3 (6.38%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.13%) AMQP
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) Eclipse
2 10 (21.28%) Rational Rhapsody
3 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
4 7 (14.89%) GDB
4 7 (14.89%) JIRA
5 4 (8.51%) NetBeans
6 3 (6.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (6.38%) Subversion
7 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.13%) PVCS
7 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (27.66%) Aerospace
2 7 (14.89%) Manufacturing
3 5 (10.64%) Finance
4 4 (8.51%) Military
5 3 (6.38%) Avionics
6 2 (4.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Software Engineer
2 7 (14.89%) Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Ada Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Java Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Java Software Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Ada Software Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) C++ Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.51%) C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Requirements Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Ada Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Applications Developer
6 3 (6.38%) C# Application Developer
6 3 (6.38%) C++ Applications Developer
6 3 (6.38%) C++/C# Developer
6 3 (6.38%) C++/Java Developer
6 3 (6.38%) FPGA Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Java Applications Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) CSS
1 3 (6.38%) HTML
1 3 (6.38%) JSP
2 1 (2.13%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) Apache Camel
2 1 (2.13%) GWT
2 1 (2.13%) JSON
2 1 (2.13%) Spring
2 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) User Experience
2 3 (6.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (6.38%) Verilog
2 3 (6.38%) VHDL
3 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.13%) Learning Management System
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Linux
2 4 (8.51%) Windows
3 1 (2.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) UML
2 24 (51.06%) Software Engineering
3 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (29.79%) Scrum
5 9 (19.15%) Configuration Management
5 9 (19.15%) OO
5 9 (19.15%) Time Management
6 7 (14.89%) Integration Testing
7 5 (10.64%) Programme Management
7 5 (10.64%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (10.64%) Requirements Engineering
7 5 (10.64%) Requirements Management
8 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
8 4 (8.51%) RUP
8 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.51%) Use Case
8 4 (8.51%) User Stories
9 3 (6.38%) Change Control
9 3 (6.38%) Validation
9 3 (6.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (38.30%) C++
2 16 (34.04%) C
3 15 (31.91%) Java
4 14 (29.79%) Ada
5 10 (21.28%) C#
6 5 (10.64%) Assembly Language
7 4 (8.51%) MATLAB
8 3 (6.38%) SQL
8 3 (6.38%) Tcl
9 2 (4.26%) Embedded C
10 1 (2.13%) Ada 95
10 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (55.32%) Security Cleared
2 18 (38.30%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.64%) ISEB
4 4 (8.51%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) DO-178B
2 4 (8.51%) QA
3 3 (6.38%) Def Stans
4 2 (4.26%) MISRA
4 2 (4.26%) MISRA C
5 1 (2.13%) DO-254
5 1 (2.13%) IEC 61508
5 1 (2.13%) ISO 9000
5 1 (2.13%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) SELinux
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) IBM
2 5 (10.64%) Serena
3 3 (6.38%) Altera
3 3 (6.38%) Mentor Graphics
3 3 (6.38%) Wind River
3 3 (6.38%) Xilinx
4 2 (4.26%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (4.26%) Freescale
5 1 (2.13%) Google
5 1 (2.13%) Luciad
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
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