Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 138 138
Rank change year-on-year -28 0 +22
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 51 66 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.93% 1.22% 1.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.01% 6.78% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 9
South West median daily rate £400 £460 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +29.58% -18.16%
10th Percentile £335 £340 £312
90th Percentile £465 £518 £647
England median daily rate £355 £400 £365
% change year-on-year -11.25% +9.59% -8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 38
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £39.38 £37.45 £35.35
90th Percentile £51.63 £55.00 £46.20
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

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 1,018 973 922
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.53% 17.94% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 585 618
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £304 £284
90th Percentile £538 £500 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 57
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.11% +5.88% +7.26%
10th Percentile £35.25 £34.20 £32.50
90th Percentile £50.30 £53.75 £46.52
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.38 £42.45
% change year-on-year +2.72% -2.53% +13.20%

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 20 August 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
Bristol -21 25 £350 -23.91% 10
Gloucestershire -4 21 - - 11
Somerset +8 2 - - 2
Wiltshire -4 2 £450 -9.55% 1
Dorset - 1 - - 2
Rational DOORS
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 29 (56.86%) Software Engineering
2 24 (47.06%) C
3 21 (41.18%) C++
3 21 (41.18%) Linux
3 21 (41.18%) UML
4 17 (33.33%) Wireshark
4 17 (33.33%) GDB
5 16 (31.37%) SC Cleared
5 16 (31.37%) Security Cleared
6 15 (29.41%) Aerospace
7 12 (23.53%) Rational Rhapsody
8 11 (21.57%) Ada
9 10 (19.61%) Embedded Systems
9 10 (19.61%) Integration Testing
9 10 (19.61%) Requirements Management
10 9 (17.65%) Technical Analysis
10 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
10 9 (17.65%) Scenario Testing
11 8 (15.69%) Manufacturing
11 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (15.69%) Test Scripting
12 7 (13.73%) Validation
12 7 (13.73%) Electronics
12 7 (13.73%) IBM
13 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
13 6 (11.76%) EMC
13 6 (11.76%) Ethernet
13 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
13 6 (11.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 6 (11.76%) DO-178B

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 (1.96%) Apache
1 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.92%) Simulink
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.96%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 17 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 6 (11.76%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.92%) Firewall
3 2 (3.92%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (33.33%) GDB
2 12 (23.53%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.92%) NetBeans
4 2 (3.92%) Rational Team Concert
5 1 (1.96%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 15 (29.41%) Aerospace
2 8 (15.69%) Manufacturing
3 7 (13.73%) Electronics
4 5 (9.80%) Automotive
4 5 (9.80%) Avionics
5 2 (3.92%) Finance
5 2 (3.92%) Military
6 1 (1.96%) Marketing
6 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (52.94%) Software Engineer
2 10 (19.61%) C++ Software Engineer
2 10 (19.61%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) Software Test Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) Test Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Design Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Verification Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Electronics Design Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Electronics Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Digital Design Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Hardware Design Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Hardware Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Java Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Software Verification Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Architect
8 1 (1.96%) Support Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) Flash
2 1 (1.96%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) CSS
2 1 (1.96%) HTML
2 1 (1.96%) JSP
2 1 (1.96%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (11.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.88%) TMS320
5 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 21 (41.18%) Linux
2 3 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (56.86%) Software Engineering
2 21 (41.18%) UML
3 10 (19.61%) Integration Testing
3 10 (19.61%) Requirements Management
4 9 (17.65%) Scenario Testing
4 9 (17.65%) Technical Analysis
5 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (15.69%) Test Scripting
6 7 (13.73%) Validation
7 4 (7.84%) Mathematics
7 4 (7.84%) Project Management
7 4 (7.84%) Schematic Capture
7 4 (7.84%) SysML
7 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.88%) OO
8 3 (5.88%) Scrum
9 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.92%) Physics
9 2 (3.92%) Programme Management
9 2 (3.92%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (47.06%) C
2 21 (41.18%) C++
3 11 (21.57%) Ada
4 5 (9.80%) Python
5 4 (7.84%) MATLAB
6 3 (5.88%) Java
7 2 (3.92%) Assembly Language
7 2 (3.92%) SQL
8 1 (1.96%) C#
8 1 (1.96%) Delphi
8 1 (1.96%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.96%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.96%) Pascal
8 1 (1.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) SC Cleared
1 16 (31.37%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) DO-178B
1 6 (11.76%) DO-254
2 3 (5.88%) MISRA
3 2 (3.92%) ARP4754
3 2 (3.92%) Def Stans
3 2 (3.92%) MISRA C
4 1 (1.96%) DO-160
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) PTC Integrity
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) IBM
2 6 (11.76%) EMC
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.88%) Serena
4 2 (3.92%) Juniper
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle
5 1 (1.96%) PTC
5 1 (1.96%) SAP