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 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
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 530 549 556
Rank change year-on-year +19 +7  
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 85 96 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.03% 1.15% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 26 32
Median daily rate £393 £390 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.64% +5.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £255 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £473 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £370
% change year-on-year +0.64% +5.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 34 33
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £30.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.71 £50.78 £48.75
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 8258 8338 7465
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.62% 15.46% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5649 5746 4927
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +3.12% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 125 123
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.45 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +14.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51%  

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 June 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 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 3 months to 22 June 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 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
England +41 72 £400 +10.34% 11
South West +16 32 £460 -15.40% 6
South East +20 23 £365 +5.03% 4
Bristol +13 23 £460 - 1
North West +30 10 - -
South Wales -3 10 £393 -0.63%
Wales -6 10 £393 -0.63%
Lancashire +9 9 - -
West Sussex +18 8 £438 +3.55% 2
Preston -13 8 - -
Gatwick +3 7 £438 -
East Sussex +3 7 £353 +38.23%
Hampshire +12 6 £475 -
Gloucestershire +11 6 £350 -27.93% 3
Cheltenham +9 5 £375 - 2
Farnborough - 5 £475 -
Hastings -3 4 £336 +31.86%
Wiltshire +4 3 £498 -
Corsham -4 3 £498 -
East of England -9 3 £360 +608.94%
West Midlands +21 2 £400 -
London +14 2 £472 +34.85% 1
Surrey +2 2 £408 -8.42% 1
Luton -6 2 £360 +608.94%
Bedfordshire -15 2 £360 +608.94%
Cardiff - 2 £412 -
Caerphilly - 2 £410 -
Birmingham +10 1 £400 -
Crawley +2 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire 0 1 - -

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

1 76 (44.19%) Software Engineering
2 66 (38.37%) UML
3 62 (36.05%) Security Cleared
4 59 (34.30%) Rational Rhapsody
5 51 (29.65%) SC Cleared
6 44 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (25.58%) C
6 44 (25.58%) C++
7 42 (24.42%) Requirements Management
8 41 (23.84%) Degree
9 38 (22.09%) Ada
10 35 (20.35%) Configuration Management
11 33 (19.19%) Integration Testing
12 30 (17.44%) JIRA
12 30 (17.44%) MATLAB
13 29 (16.86%) Linux
14 27 (15.70%) Simulink
15 25 (14.53%) Aerospace
15 25 (14.53%) Scrum
16 23 (13.37%) Military
16 23 (13.37%) Requirements Engineering
17 21 (12.21%) HP
18 20 (11.63%) CA
18 20 (11.63%) HP Quality Center
19 19 (11.05%) Java
19 19 (11.05%) IBM
19 19 (11.05%) CA Agile Central
20 18 (10.47%) Windows
20 18 (10.47%) Validation
20 18 (10.47%) Process Improvement

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 3 (1.74%) Apache
1 3 (1.74%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (15.70%) Simulink
2 7 (4.07%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.91%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.16%) Stateflow
6 2 (1.16%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.58%) Primavera
1 1 (0.58%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.56%) Ethernet
1 13 (7.56%) Wireshark
2 6 (3.49%) SNMP
3 5 (2.91%) iSCSI
4 3 (1.74%) Firewall
4 3 (1.74%) HTTP
4 3 (1.74%) IPv4
4 3 (1.74%) LTE
4 3 (1.74%) Tactical Data Link
4 3 (1.74%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.16%) DHCP
5 2 (1.16%) EIGRP
5 2 (1.16%) FTP
5 2 (1.16%) ICMP
5 2 (1.16%) IPsec
5 2 (1.16%) MPLS
5 2 (1.16%) NAS
5 2 (1.16%) OSPF
5 2 (1.16%) RIP
5 2 (1.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.74%) GIS
2 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.58%) EDRMS
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 59 (34.30%) Rational Rhapsody
2 30 (17.44%) JIRA
3 16 (9.30%) Eclipse
4 14 (8.14%) GDB
5 9 (5.23%) Git (software)
5 9 (5.23%) NetBeans
6 8 (4.65%) Rational Statemate
6 8 (4.65%) Subversion
7 3 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.74%) ClearCase
7 3 (1.74%) VectorCAST
8 2 (1.16%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.16%) Rational Application Developer
8 2 (1.16%) StarTeam
9 1 (0.58%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.58%) PVCS
9 1 (0.58%) Rational Rose
9 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (14.53%) Aerospace
2 23 (13.37%) Military
3 16 (9.30%) Finance
4 15 (8.72%) Avionics
4 15 (8.72%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.49%) Electronics
6 5 (2.91%) Automotive
7 2 (1.16%) Marketing
8 1 (0.58%) Law
8 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (40.12%) Software Engineer
2 37 (21.51%) Systems Engineer
3 21 (12.21%) Ada Engineer
4 20 (11.63%) Ada Software Engineer
5 18 (10.47%) DOORS Engineer
6 16 (9.30%) Requirements Engineer
7 14 (8.14%) C++ Software Engineer
8 10 (5.81%) Developer
8 10 (5.81%) QC Engineer
9 9 (5.23%) Architect
9 9 (5.23%) Embedded Engineer
10 8 (4.65%) C Software Engineer
10 8 (4.65%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 8 (4.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 7 (4.07%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 6 (3.49%) C++ Developer
12 6 (3.49%) Test Engineer
13 5 (2.91%) Applications Developer
13 5 (2.91%) Network Engineer
13 5 (2.91%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.49%) Web Services
2 5 (2.91%) CSS
2 5 (2.91%) HTML
3 3 (1.74%) REST
4 2 (1.16%) JSP
5 1 (0.58%) .NET
5 1 (0.58%) ActiveX
5 1 (0.58%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.98%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (3.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (3.49%) User Experience
3 5 (2.91%) RIA
4 4 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.74%) NHS
5 3 (1.74%) Verilog
5 3 (1.74%) VHDL
6 2 (1.16%) ASIC
6 2 (1.16%) CESG
7 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.58%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.58%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.58%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 29 (16.86%) Linux
2 18 (10.47%) Windows
3 6 (3.49%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.33%) Unix
5 3 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.16%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (44.19%) Software Engineering
2 66 (38.37%) UML
3 44 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (24.42%) Requirements Management
5 35 (20.35%) Configuration Management
6 33 (19.19%) Integration Testing
7 25 (14.53%) Scrum
8 23 (13.37%) Requirements Engineering
9 18 (10.47%) Process Improvement
9 18 (10.47%) Validation
10 17 (9.88%) Coaching
10 17 (9.88%) Programme Management
11 16 (9.30%) SysML
12 15 (8.72%) SDLC
13 14 (8.14%) Requirements Analysis
13 14 (8.14%) Use Case
14 13 (7.56%) OO
15 10 (5.81%) Unit Testing
16 9 (5.23%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
16 9 (5.23%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 44 (25.58%) C
1 44 (25.58%) C++
2 38 (22.09%) Ada
3 30 (17.44%) MATLAB
4 19 (11.05%) Java
5 12 (6.98%) C#
6 7 (4.07%) Ada 95
7 5 (2.91%) Embedded C
7 5 (2.91%) SQL
8 4 (2.33%) Assembly Language
9 3 (1.74%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.74%) Perl
9 3 (1.74%) Python
9 3 (1.74%) Tcl
10 1 (0.58%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.58%) PHP
10 1 (0.58%) VB
10 1 (0.58%) VB6
10 1 (0.58%) VC++
Qualifications
1 62 (36.05%) Security Cleared
2 51 (29.65%) SC Cleared
3 41 (23.84%) Degree
4 6 (3.49%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.74%) CCNP
6 3 (1.74%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (1.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.16%) CCNA
7 2 (1.16%) CISA
7 2 (1.16%) CISM
7 2 (1.16%) CISSP
7 2 (1.16%) HND
7 2 (1.16%) PMP
8 1 (0.58%) CCDP
8 1 (0.58%) CCIE
8 1 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.72%) DO-178B
2 13 (7.56%) Def Stans
3 12 (6.98%) MISRA
4 10 (5.81%) MISRA C
5 7 (4.07%) ISO 26262
5 7 (4.07%) QA
6 4 (2.33%) IEC 61508
7 3 (1.74%) JSP 440
7 3 (1.74%) MIL-STD-498
8 2 (1.16%) GDPR
8 2 (1.16%) HL7
8 2 (1.16%) IEC 62304
8 2 (1.16%) MIL-STD-1553
8 2 (1.16%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.58%) DO-254
9 1 (0.58%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (1.74%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.74%) Docker
2 3 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.16%) Firmware
3 2 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (11.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (12.21%) HP
2 20 (11.63%) CA
3 19 (11.05%) CA Agile Central
3 19 (11.05%) IBM
4 17 (9.88%) Atlassian
5 10 (5.81%) Microsoft
6 7 (4.07%) Serena
7 5 (2.91%) Cisco
8 4 (2.33%) Mentor Graphics
8 4 (2.33%) VMware
8 4 (2.33%) Wind River
9 3 (1.74%) Altera
9 3 (1.74%) PTC
9 3 (1.74%) Xilinx
10 2 (1.16%) Freescale
10 2 (1.16%) Intel
10 2 (1.16%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.58%) Oracle
11 1 (0.58%) SAP
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