Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 11 December 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
UK
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 793 737 736
Rank change year-on-year -56 -1 -64
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 116 158 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.52% 0.82% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 59 54
UK median daily rate £350 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -3.61% -1.48%
10th Percentile £313 £309 £319
90th Percentile £456 £488 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £415
% change year-on-year -12.50% -3.61% +1.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 38 49
UK median hourly rate £43.63 £44.12 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.11% +2.59% +4.88%
10th Percentile £35.38 £35.88 £33.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.41 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.63 £44.12 £42.75
% change year-on-year -1.11% +3.19% +5.06%

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 22,483 19,194 16,900
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.33% 18.59% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,447 13,400 11,331
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 272 245
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £30.00 £29.00 £22.51
90th Percentile £53.75 £61.90 £55.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Rational DOORS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Rational DOORS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Rational DOORS in the UK

Rational DOORS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Rational DOORS.

Contractor daily rate trend for Rational DOORS in the UK

Rational DOORS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Rational DOORS over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Rational DOORS in the UK

Rational DOORS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rational DOORS.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Rational DOORS in the UK

Rational DOORS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Rational DOORS over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Rational DOORS in the UK

Rational DOORS
Top 12 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 11 December 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
UK excluding London -55 114 £350 -12.50% 76
England -66 87 £349 -12.81% 66
South West -56 39 £375 -21.05% 25
Wales -3 23 £370 -5.73% 8
South East -27 23 £330 -17.50% 24
East of England -1 13 £475 +53.23% 7
North of England -11 8 - - 1
North West -20 8 - -
Scotland -15 5 - - 4
Midlands -21 3 £438 +9.38% 7
West Midlands -33 2 £438 +9.38% 7
East Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 with a requirement for Rational DOORS.

1 61 (52.59%) Software Engineering
2 42 (36.21%) C
3 39 (33.62%) C++
3 39 (33.62%) Rational Rhapsody
4 35 (30.17%) Security Cleared
5 34 (29.31%) SC Cleared
6 33 (28.45%) UML
7 25 (21.55%) IBM
7 25 (21.55%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (21.55%) Requirements Management
8 24 (20.69%) Linux
9 23 (19.83%) Validation
10 21 (18.10%) Avionics
11 20 (17.24%) Aerospace
12 19 (16.38%) Systems Engineering
13 18 (15.52%) SysML
13 18 (15.52%) Microsoft Office
14 17 (14.66%) Degree
15 16 (13.79%) Military
15 16 (13.79%) C#
15 16 (13.79%) Microsoft
16 15 (12.93%) MATLAB
16 15 (12.93%) Rational Team Concert
17 14 (12.07%) Configuration Management
18 13 (11.21%) Self-Motivation
18 13 (11.21%) Tactical Data Link
18 13 (11.21%) Wireshark
19 12 (10.34%) Embedded Systems
19 12 (10.34%) GDB
19 12 (10.34%) MISRA C

Rational DOORS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (1.72%) Apache
1 2 (1.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (15.52%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (8.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (6.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (5.17%) Simulink
5 2 (1.72%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.86%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.86%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.86%) Blender
6 1 (0.86%) LightWave 3D
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.21%) Tactical Data Link
1 13 (11.21%) Wireshark
2 9 (7.76%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.17%) Ethernet
4 3 (2.59%) Internet
4 3 (2.59%) Multicast
4 3 (2.59%) Network Security
4 3 (2.59%) VoIP
4 3 (2.59%) Wireless
5 2 (1.72%) HTTP
5 2 (1.72%) ISDN
5 2 (1.72%) SNMP
6 1 (0.86%) ATM
6 1 (0.86%) Firewall
6 1 (0.86%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.31%) DTS
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 39 (33.62%) Rational Rhapsody
2 15 (12.93%) Rational Team Concert
3 12 (10.34%) GDB
4 9 (7.76%) Rational Quality Manager
5 8 (6.90%) JIRA
5 8 (6.90%) Visual Studio
6 5 (4.31%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.59%) Bitbucket
7 3 (2.59%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.59%) IntelliJ
7 3 (2.59%) NetBeans
8 2 (1.72%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.72%) Rational Statemate
9 1 (0.86%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.86%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.86%) Selenium
General
1 21 (18.10%) Avionics
2 20 (17.24%) Aerospace
3 16 (13.79%) Military
4 5 (4.31%) Finance
4 5 (4.31%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.45%) Automotive
6 3 (2.59%) Electronics
6 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (50.86%) Software Engineer
2 34 (29.31%) Systems Engineer
3 17 (14.66%) C++ Software Engineer
4 11 (9.48%) Senior Software Engineer
4 11 (9.48%) Test Engineer
5 8 (6.90%) Integration Engineer
6 7 (6.03%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Embedded Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 5 (4.31%) Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 5 (4.31%) Java Engineer
8 5 (4.31%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (4.31%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Software Test Engineer
9 3 (2.59%) C Software Engineer
9 3 (2.59%) Design Engineer
9 3 (2.59%) Java Developer
9 3 (2.59%) Java Software Developer
9 3 (2.59%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.17%) .NET
2 5 (4.31%) CSS
2 5 (4.31%) HTML
3 4 (3.45%) .NET Core
4 3 (2.59%) JavaFX
4 3 (2.59%) Qt
4 3 (2.59%) WPF
5 2 (1.72%) JSP
5 2 (1.72%) REST
6 1 (0.86%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.21%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (10.34%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (3.45%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (2.59%) VHDL
5 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.72%) ASIC
5 2 (1.72%) CPLD
5 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.86%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.86%) TMS320
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.69%) Linux
2 11 (9.48%) Windows
3 6 (5.17%) VxWorks
4 2 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (52.59%) Software Engineering
2 33 (28.45%) UML
3 25 (21.55%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (21.55%) Requirements Management
4 23 (19.83%) Validation
5 19 (16.38%) Systems Engineering
6 18 (15.52%) SysML
7 14 (12.07%) Configuration Management
8 12 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (9.48%) Integration Testing
9 11 (9.48%) Test Automation
10 10 (8.62%) Test Scripting
11 9 (7.76%) OO
11 9 (7.76%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 8 (6.90%) Use Case
13 7 (6.03%) SDLC
14 6 (5.17%) Mathematics
14 6 (5.17%) Scrum
14 6 (5.17%) Technical Analysis
15 5 (4.31%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (36.21%) C
2 39 (33.62%) C++
3 16 (13.79%) C#
4 15 (12.93%) MATLAB
5 10 (8.62%) Java
5 10 (8.62%) Python
6 9 (7.76%) Ada
6 9 (7.76%) SQL
7 6 (5.17%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.31%) Java 8
9 2 (1.72%) Assembly Language
9 2 (1.72%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.86%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.86%) Lua
10 1 (0.86%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (30.17%) Security Cleared
2 34 (29.31%) SC Cleared
3 17 (14.66%) Degree
4 5 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.31%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.59%) HNC
5 3 (2.59%) HND
6 2 (1.72%) CCNA
6 2 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.86%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.86%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.34%) MISRA
1 12 (10.34%) MISRA C
2 5 (4.31%) DO-178B
3 4 (3.45%) ARP4754
4 3 (2.59%) DO-254
5 2 (1.72%) MIL-STD-498
6 1 (0.86%) Def Stans
System Software
1 5 (4.31%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.86%) Netcool
2 1 (0.86%) PTC Integrity
Vendors
1 25 (21.55%) IBM
2 16 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.48%) Green Hills
4 8 (6.90%) EMC
5 4 (3.45%) Serena
6 3 (2.59%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.59%) Cisco
6 3 (2.59%) Oracle
7 2 (1.72%) Mentor Graphics
8 1 (0.86%) Intel
8 1 (0.86%) Juniper
8 1 (0.86%) PTC
8 1 (0.86%) Remedy
8 1 (0.86%) SolarWinds