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 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 113 123
Rank change year-on-year +10 +10  
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 37 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.35% 0.93% 0.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.94% 6.68% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 2
South West median daily rate £460 £640 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.12% +6.66%  
10th Percentile £334 £464 £550
90th Percentile £519 £668 £650
England median daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 14
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £42.25 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.50% +4.32%  
10th Percentile £41.88 £36.55 £28.88
90th Percentile £50.25 £43.75 £43.83
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +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 466 419 433
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 17.04% 13.92% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 675 616
South West median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
10th Percentile £313 £288 £303
90th Percentile £517 £550 £484
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 37
South West median hourly rate £46.25 £42.00 £37.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.11% +11.28%  
10th Percentile £38.63 £33.13 £32.54
90th Percentile £54.38 £43.88 £46.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.14%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Rational DOORS in the South West over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Rational DOORS in the South West

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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 3 months to 29 June 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 24 £460 - 2
Gloucestershire +13 10 £375 -42.30% 1
Wiltshire -4 3 £498 -
Rational DOORS
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 39 (58.21%) Software Engineering
2 31 (46.27%) UML
3 30 (44.78%) C++
3 30 (44.78%) Rational Rhapsody
4 27 (40.30%) C
4 27 (40.30%) Security Cleared
5 25 (37.31%) Linux
6 23 (34.33%) SC Cleared
7 19 (28.36%) Java
8 17 (25.37%) Configuration Management
8 17 (25.37%) Aerospace
9 16 (23.88%) Eclipse
9 16 (23.88%) GDB
10 15 (22.39%) MATLAB
10 15 (22.39%) Simulink
10 15 (22.39%) Wireshark
11 13 (19.40%) Integration Testing
11 13 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (17.91%) Ada
13 10 (14.93%) OO
13 10 (14.93%) Military
14 9 (13.43%) Validation
14 9 (13.43%) Windows
14 9 (13.43%) NetBeans
14 9 (13.43%) SysML
15 8 (11.94%) Git (software)
15 8 (11.94%) DO-178B
15 8 (11.94%) C#
15 8 (11.94%) Scrum
15 8 (11.94%) IBM

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 3 (4.48%) Apache
1 3 (4.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (22.39%) Simulink
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.49%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.39%) Wireshark
2 3 (4.48%) Ethernet
2 3 (4.48%) HTTP
2 3 (4.48%) IPv4
2 3 (4.48%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.49%) DHCP
3 1 (1.49%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (44.78%) Rational Rhapsody
2 16 (23.88%) Eclipse
2 16 (23.88%) GDB
3 9 (13.43%) NetBeans
4 8 (11.94%) Git (software)
5 6 (8.96%) JIRA
6 3 (4.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (4.48%) Subversion
7 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.49%) PVCS
7 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (25.37%) Aerospace
2 10 (14.93%) Military
3 6 (8.96%) Avionics
4 5 (7.46%) Finance
5 4 (5.97%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.49%) Automotive
6 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (49.25%) Software Engineer
2 13 (19.40%) Systems Engineer
3 12 (17.91%) C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) Ada Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Ada Software Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) C++ Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Embedded Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Architect
6 4 (5.97%) DOORS Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Applications Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Business Architect
7 3 (4.48%) C Software Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.48%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) C++ Applications Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Java Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) REST
1 3 (4.48%) Web Services
2 2 (2.99%) CSS
2 2 (2.99%) HTML
2 2 (2.99%) JSP
3 1 (1.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Embedded Systems
1 5 (7.46%) User Experience
2 4 (5.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (4.48%) NHS
3 3 (4.48%) Verilog
3 3 (4.48%) VHDL
4 1 (1.49%) ASIC
4 1 (1.49%) CESG
4 1 (1.49%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 25 (37.31%) Linux
2 9 (13.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (58.21%) Software Engineering
2 31 (46.27%) UML
3 17 (25.37%) Configuration Management
4 13 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (19.40%) Integration Testing
5 10 (14.93%) OO
6 9 (13.43%) SysML
6 9 (13.43%) Validation
7 8 (11.94%) Scrum
8 7 (10.45%) Time Management
9 5 (7.46%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (7.46%) Requirements Management
10 4 (5.97%) Mathematics
10 4 (5.97%) MODAF
10 4 (5.97%) Programme Management
10 4 (5.97%) SDLC
10 4 (5.97%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (5.97%) Use Case
11 3 (4.48%) Data Migration
11 3 (4.48%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.78%) C++
2 27 (40.30%) C
3 19 (28.36%) Java
4 15 (22.39%) MATLAB
5 12 (17.91%) Ada
6 8 (11.94%) C#
7 4 (5.97%) Assembly Language
8 3 (4.48%) Embedded C
8 3 (4.48%) Python
8 3 (4.48%) Tcl
9 2 (2.99%) SQL
10 1 (1.49%) Ada 95
10 1 (1.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (40.30%) Security Cleared
2 23 (34.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.46%) Degree
4 3 (4.48%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.99%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) Def Stans
1 8 (11.94%) DO-178B
2 7 (10.45%) MISRA
2 7 (10.45%) MISRA C
3 2 (2.99%) HL7
4 1 (1.49%) DO-254
4 1 (1.49%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Docker
2 1 (1.49%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) IBM
2 6 (8.96%) Serena
3 4 (5.97%) Wind River
4 3 (4.48%) Altera
4 3 (4.48%) Mentor Graphics
4 3 (4.48%) Xilinx
5 2 (2.99%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (2.99%) Freescale
6 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle
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