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 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Rational DOORS
UK
Rank 499 508 557
Rank change year-on-year +9 +49  
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 87 122 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.23% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.13% 1.58% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 12
Median daily rate £425 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £312 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £419 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +13.33% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 59 26
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.40 £37.50 £32.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £47.00
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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7668 7703 6878
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.26% 14.59% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5151 5124 4410
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 188 132
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.67% +11.46%  

Rational DOORS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Rational DOORS in the UK

Rational DOORS
Top 30 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 3 months to 22 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
England +29 79 £425 +14.86% 11
South West -4 28 £425 +4.93% 4
South East +5 18 £425 +14.86% 2
East of England +3 16 £413 - 1
West Sussex +16 12 £300 -
Bristol +9 12 - - 1
Hertfordshire +3 12 - -
Gloucestershire 0 8 £425 - 2
Yeovil +2 7 - -
Somerset -2 7 - - 1
Crawley - 7 £300 -
London +17 6 £550 +61.76% 1
North West +17 6 - - 1
Lancashire +11 5 - -
Gatwick -6 5 £425 -
Preston -9 5 - -
South Wales +16 4 £588 +46.87%
Wales +7 4 £588 +51.61%
Stevenage +4 4 - -
West Midlands +21 3 £550 - 1
Hampshire +3 3 £425 +6.25%
Tewkesbury +2 3 - -
Essex - 3 £413 -
Surrey +14 2 £510 +27.50% 2
Cheltenham +3 2 - -
East Midlands -1 2 £426 - 1
Derby -4 2 £426 -
Derbyshire -5 2 £426 -
Redhill - 2 £510 -
Cardiff - 2 £638 -

Rational DOORS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 with a requirement for Rational DOORS.

1 72 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 61 (38.13%) Software Engineering
2 61 (38.13%) UML
3 52 (32.50%) SC Cleared
4 46 (28.75%) Rational Rhapsody
5 41 (25.63%) Configuration Management
6 40 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (25.00%) Requirements Management
7 39 (24.38%) C
8 37 (23.13%) C++
9 36 (22.50%) Ada
10 35 (21.88%) Integration Testing
11 29 (18.13%) MATLAB
12 28 (17.50%) Scrum
12 28 (17.50%) Degree
12 28 (17.50%) JIRA
13 27 (16.88%) Simulink
14 22 (13.75%) Manufacturing
15 20 (12.50%) Aerospace
15 20 (12.50%) Windows
15 20 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
16 19 (11.88%) Military
17 18 (11.25%) Programme Management
17 18 (11.25%) C#
17 18 (11.25%) Java
17 18 (11.25%) DO-178B
18 17 (10.63%) Hazard Analysis
18 17 (10.63%) Linux
18 17 (10.63%) Validation
19 16 (10.00%) DV Cleared

Rational DOORS
Top Related 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 4 (2.50%) Apache
1 4 (2.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.63%) ArcGIS
2 1 (0.63%) CMS
2 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (16.88%) Simulink
2 9 (5.63%) MS Excel
3 8 (5.00%) MS Office
4 5 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.50%) Stateflow
5 4 (2.50%) TargetLink
6 2 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.38%) Ethernet
1 7 (4.38%) SNMP
2 6 (3.75%) Wireshark
3 5 (3.13%) FTP
3 5 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.88%) HTTP
4 3 (1.88%) IPv4
4 3 (1.88%) iSCSI
5 2 (1.25%) Firewall
5 2 (1.25%) VoIP
6 1 (0.63%) AMQP
6 1 (0.63%) LDAP
6 1 (0.63%) Multicast
6 1 (0.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.13%) GIS
2 2 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.63%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 46 (28.75%) Rational Rhapsody
2 28 (17.50%) JIRA
3 15 (9.38%) Eclipse
4 9 (5.63%) Git (software)
5 7 (4.38%) Subversion
6 6 (3.75%) GDB
7 5 (3.13%) StarTeam
7 5 (3.13%) VectorCAST
8 4 (2.50%) NetBeans
8 4 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.88%) ClearCase
10 2 (1.25%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.25%) JUnit
10 2 (1.25%) Rational Application Developer
10 2 (1.25%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.63%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.63%) Mockito
11 1 (0.63%) Moq
11 1 (0.63%) PVCS
General
1 22 (13.75%) Manufacturing
2 20 (12.50%) Aerospace
3 19 (11.88%) Military
4 16 (10.00%) Finance
5 14 (8.75%) Avionics
6 4 (2.50%) Automotive
7 3 (1.88%) Electronics
8 1 (0.63%) Law
8 1 (0.63%) Marketing
8 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (31.88%) Software Engineer
2 30 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
3 20 (12.50%) Ada Engineer
4 17 (10.63%) Ada Software Engineer
5 13 (8.13%) Developer
6 12 (7.50%) Requirements Engineer
7 9 (5.63%) C++ Software Engineer
7 9 (5.63%) DOORS Engineer
7 9 (5.63%) Test Engineer
8 8 (5.00%) Analyst
8 8 (5.00%) C Software Engineer
8 8 (5.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 8 (5.00%) Embedded Engineer
8 8 (5.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 7 (4.38%) Architect
9 7 (4.38%) Business Analyst
9 7 (4.38%) Network Engineer
10 6 (3.75%) C++ Developer
10 6 (3.75%) Design Engineer
10 6 (3.75%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.75%) Web Services
2 3 (1.88%) CSS
2 3 (1.88%) HTML
2 3 (1.88%) JSP
3 2 (1.25%) .NET
3 2 (1.25%) WPF
4 1 (0.63%) Apache Camel
4 1 (0.63%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.63%) GWT
4 1 (0.63%) iBATIS
4 1 (0.63%) ICEfaces
4 1 (0.63%) JavaFX
4 1 (0.63%) JPA
4 1 (0.63%) JSF
4 1 (0.63%) JSON
4 1 (0.63%) Spring
4 1 (0.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.88%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (5.00%) User Experience
3 7 (4.38%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (1.88%) Verilog
6 3 (1.88%) VHDL
7 2 (1.25%) RIA
8 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.63%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.63%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.50%) Windows
2 17 (10.63%) Linux
3 9 (5.63%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.13%) Unix
5 4 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.25%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (38.13%) Software Engineering
1 61 (38.13%) UML
2 41 (25.63%) Configuration Management
3 40 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (25.00%) Requirements Management
4 35 (21.88%) Integration Testing
5 28 (17.50%) Scrum
6 20 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
7 18 (11.25%) Programme Management
8 17 (10.63%) Hazard Analysis
8 17 (10.63%) Validation
9 16 (10.00%) Unit Testing
10 15 (9.38%) Requirements Engineering
11 13 (8.13%) OO
11 13 (8.13%) SDLC
11 13 (8.13%) Yourdon
12 11 (6.88%) Coaching
12 11 (6.88%) ITIL
12 11 (6.88%) Process Improvement
13 9 (5.63%) HOOD
Programming Languages
1 39 (24.38%) C
2 37 (23.13%) C++
3 36 (22.50%) Ada
4 29 (18.13%) MATLAB
5 18 (11.25%) C#
5 18 (11.25%) Java
6 14 (8.75%) Ada 95
7 13 (8.13%) SQL
8 7 (4.38%) Perl
9 5 (3.13%) Assembly Language
10 3 (1.88%) Embedded C
10 3 (1.88%) Tcl
11 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.63%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.63%) PHP
11 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.63%) Python
11 1 (0.63%) VB
11 1 (0.63%) VB6
11 1 (0.63%) VC++
Qualifications
1 72 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 52 (32.50%) SC Cleared
3 28 (17.50%) Degree
4 16 (10.00%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.75%) ISTQB
6 5 (3.13%) CCNA
6 5 (3.13%) CCNP
6 5 (3.13%) ISEB
7 4 (2.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.88%) HND
9 2 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.63%) CISA
10 1 (0.63%) CISM
10 1 (0.63%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.25%) DO-178B
2 14 (8.75%) Def Stans
3 12 (7.50%) IEC 61508
4 10 (6.25%) QA
5 9 (5.63%) ISO26262
6 8 (5.00%) MISRA
6 8 (5.00%) MISRA C
7 7 (4.38%) DO-254
8 6 (3.75%) ARP4761
9 5 (3.13%) ARP4754
10 3 (1.88%) JSP 440
11 2 (1.25%) ISO13485
12 1 (0.63%) DO-160
12 1 (0.63%) GDPR
12 1 (0.63%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.63%) TickIT
System Software
1 4 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (1.88%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.63%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.63%) SELinux
Vendors
1 16 (10.00%) CA
1 16 (10.00%) CA Agile Central
1 16 (10.00%) IBM
2 14 (8.75%) HP
3 10 (6.25%) Atlassian
4 9 (5.63%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.75%) Cisco
5 6 (3.75%) Serena
6 4 (2.50%) Mentor Graphics
6 4 (2.50%) PTC
6 4 (2.50%) VMware
7 3 (1.88%) Altera
7 3 (1.88%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.88%) Wind River
7 3 (1.88%) Xilinx
8 2 (1.25%) Freescale
8 2 (1.25%) Luciad
8 2 (1.25%) Telelogic
9 1 (0.63%) Google
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle
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