Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 749 698 729
Rank change year-on-year -51 +31 -70
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 134 180 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.62% 0.99% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 76 55
UK median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - -
10th Percentile £313 £305 £322
90th Percentile £458 £488 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £405
% change year-on-year -12.50% -1.23% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 36 56
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £44.06 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.40% +3.06% +6.88%
10th Percentile £35.56 £36.88 £35.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.25 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £44.06 £43.00
% change year-on-year -2.40% +2.46% +7.50%

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 21,645 18,265 17,210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.96% 18.38% 16.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,817 12,659 11,639
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 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 290 252
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +4.46%
10th Percentile £25.49 £30.23 £24.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £61.90 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +4.14%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -74 132 £350 -12.50% 77
England -62 112 £350 -12.50% 72
South West -36 56 £375 -21.05% 26
South East -39 28 £330 -17.50% 18
East of England +8 18 £475 +53.23% 10
Wales -17 16 £370 -5.73% 9
Scotland -21 5 - - 2
Midlands -36 5 £438 +9.38% 8
North West -13 4 - - 3
North of England -24 4 - - 4
East Midlands - 3 - - 1
West Midlands -29 2 £438 +9.38% 7

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 74 (55.22%) Software Engineering
2 56 (41.79%) C
3 52 (38.81%) C++
4 49 (36.57%) SC Cleared
4 49 (36.57%) Security Cleared
5 43 (32.09%) UML
6 41 (30.60%) Rational Rhapsody
7 36 (26.87%) Linux
8 27 (20.15%) Requirements Management
9 26 (19.40%) Wireshark
10 25 (18.66%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (17.91%) Aerospace
11 24 (17.91%) GDB
12 23 (17.16%) Validation
13 21 (15.67%) Configuration Management
13 21 (15.67%) IBM
14 20 (14.93%) Degree
15 19 (14.18%) Avionics
15 19 (14.18%) Rational Team Concert
16 18 (13.43%) Integration Testing
16 18 (13.43%) Microsoft Office
17 17 (12.69%) Embedded Systems
18 15 (11.19%) Java
18 15 (11.19%) Ada
18 15 (11.19%) Microsoft
18 15 (11.19%) Manufacturing
19 14 (10.45%) SysML
19 14 (10.45%) EMC
19 14 (10.45%) Ethernet
19 14 (10.45%) MATLAB

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 6 (4.48%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.99%) GlassFish
3 2 (1.49%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (13.43%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (7.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (5.97%) Simulink
4 5 (3.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.49%) 3ds Max
5 2 (1.49%) Blender
5 2 (1.49%) LightWave 3D
6 1 (0.75%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.75%) GIMP
6 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.75%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.75%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (19.40%) Wireshark
2 14 (10.45%) Ethernet
3 10 (7.46%) Tactical Data Link
4 8 (5.97%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.99%) Internet
5 4 (2.99%) Wireless
6 3 (2.24%) VoIP
7 2 (1.49%) Firewall
7 2 (1.49%) HTTP
7 2 (1.49%) Junos
7 2 (1.49%) SNMP
8 1 (0.75%) ATM
8 1 (0.75%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.99%) DTS
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 41 (30.60%) Rational Rhapsody
2 24 (17.91%) GDB
3 19 (14.18%) Rational Team Concert
4 10 (7.46%) Visual Studio
5 7 (5.22%) JIRA
5 7 (5.22%) Rational Quality Manager
6 6 (4.48%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.99%) NetBeans
7 4 (2.99%) Rational Functional Tester
7 4 (2.99%) Selenium
8 3 (2.24%) Bitbucket
8 3 (2.24%) ClearCase
8 3 (2.24%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.24%) IntelliJ
9 2 (1.49%) Rational Statemate
10 1 (0.75%) LabVIEW
General
1 24 (17.91%) Aerospace
2 19 (14.18%) Avionics
3 15 (11.19%) Manufacturing
4 13 (9.70%) Military
5 11 (8.21%) Electronics
6 8 (5.97%) Automotive
6 8 (5.97%) Finance
7 3 (2.24%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.49%) Publishing
9 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (52.99%) Software Engineer
2 26 (19.40%) C++ Software Engineer
2 26 (19.40%) Systems Engineer
3 20 (14.93%) Test Engineer
4 11 (8.21%) Design Engineer
4 11 (8.21%) Senior Software Engineer
5 10 (7.46%) Software Test Engineer
6 8 (5.97%) Verification Engineer
7 7 (5.22%) Embedded Engineer
7 7 (5.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 6 (4.48%) Electronics Design Engineer
8 6 (4.48%) Electronics Engineer
8 6 (4.48%) Integration Engineer
8 6 (4.48%) Java Engineer
8 6 (4.48%) Java Software Engineer
9 5 (3.73%) Systems Integration Engineer
10 4 (2.99%) C Software Engineer
10 4 (2.99%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (2.99%) Digital Design Engineer
10 4 (2.99%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.22%) .NET
2 6 (4.48%) CSS
2 6 (4.48%) Flash
2 6 (4.48%) HTML
3 5 (3.73%) .NET Core
4 4 (2.99%) Qt
4 4 (2.99%) WPF
5 3 (2.24%) JavaFX
6 2 (1.49%) JSP
6 2 (1.49%) REST
7 1 (0.75%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.69%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (8.96%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (5.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 5 (3.73%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.99%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.24%) TMS320
7 2 (1.49%) ASIC
7 2 (1.49%) CPLD
7 2 (1.49%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.49%) VHDL
8 1 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.75%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 36 (26.87%) Linux
2 11 (8.21%) Windows
3 6 (4.48%) VxWorks
4 3 (2.24%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (55.22%) Software Engineering
2 43 (32.09%) UML
3 27 (20.15%) Requirements Management
4 25 (18.66%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (17.16%) Validation
6 21 (15.67%) Configuration Management
7 18 (13.43%) Integration Testing
8 14 (10.45%) SysML
8 14 (10.45%) Test Scripting
9 11 (8.21%) Test Automation
10 10 (7.46%) Technical Analysis
11 9 (6.72%) OO
11 9 (6.72%) Scenario Testing
12 7 (5.22%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (5.22%) Programme Management
12 7 (5.22%) Project Management
12 7 (5.22%) Scrum
12 7 (5.22%) Unit Testing
13 6 (4.48%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 6 (4.48%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 56 (41.79%) C
2 52 (38.81%) C++
3 15 (11.19%) Ada
3 15 (11.19%) Java
4 14 (10.45%) MATLAB
5 13 (9.70%) C#
6 8 (5.97%) SQL
7 6 (4.48%) JavaScript
7 6 (4.48%) Python
8 5 (3.73%) Java 8
9 4 (2.99%) Assembly Language
10 3 (2.24%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.49%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.49%) Lua
12 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 49 (36.57%) SC Cleared
1 49 (36.57%) Security Cleared
2 20 (14.93%) Degree
3 6 (4.48%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.24%) CCNA
4 3 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.24%) HND
5 2 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.75%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.75%) EMC Certification
6 1 (0.75%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.21%) MISRA
2 10 (7.46%) MISRA C
3 8 (5.97%) DO-178B
3 8 (5.97%) DO-254
4 4 (2.99%) ARP4754
5 2 (1.49%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.75%) DO-160
6 1 (0.75%) MIL-STD-498
System Software
1 4 (2.99%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.75%) Netcool
2 1 (0.75%) PTC Integrity
Vendors
1 21 (15.67%) IBM
2 15 (11.19%) Microsoft
3 14 (10.45%) EMC
4 8 (5.97%) Green Hills
5 4 (2.99%) Serena
6 3 (2.24%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.24%) Intel
7 2 (1.49%) Juniper
7 2 (1.49%) Mentor Graphics
7 2 (1.49%) Oracle
8 1 (0.75%) Adobe
8 1 (0.75%) PTC
8 1 (0.75%) Remedy
8 1 (0.75%) SAP
8 1 (0.75%) SolarWinds