Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 725 719 644
Rank change year-on-year -6 -75 +107
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 171 167 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.89% 0.96% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 58 87
UK median daily rate £400 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.62% +0.63% +8.11%
10th Percentile £300 £328 £303
90th Percentile £488 £541 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 55 99
UK median hourly rate £44.12 £43.00 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.59% +6.49% +6.83%
10th Percentile £35.63 £35.50 £31.44
90th Percentile £50.52 £53.25 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.12 £43.00 £40.38
% change year-on-year +2.59% +6.49% +6.83%

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 19222 17378 16388
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.65% 16.55% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13387 11678 10908
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 254 339
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £24.30 £24.23
90th Percentile £61.00 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +42 167 £400 -2.44% 1
England +21 156 £400 +2.56% 3
South West +18 66 £475 +6.15% 1
South East -1 46 £400 +2.56%
East of England +3 19 £310 +510.48%
Midlands +38 14 £400 -9.09%
West Midlands +28 14 £400 -
Wales -7 9 £393 -5.42%
North of England +59 8 - -
North West +32 8 - -
Scotland +2 5 £444 +4.41%
London -11 2 £411 - 2

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 75 (43.86%) Software Engineering
2 66 (38.60%) Security Cleared
3 64 (37.43%) SC Cleared
4 59 (34.50%) UML
5 55 (32.16%) Rational Rhapsody
6 53 (30.99%) C++
7 50 (29.24%) C
8 45 (26.32%) IBM
9 34 (19.88%) Aerospace
10 30 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (16.37%) Requirements Management
12 27 (15.79%) Degree
13 26 (15.20%) MATLAB
14 24 (14.04%) Validation
14 24 (14.04%) SysML
15 23 (13.45%) Simulink
16 22 (12.87%) DO-178B
17 21 (12.28%) Integration Testing
17 21 (12.28%) Avionics
18 20 (11.70%) C#
18 20 (11.70%) Ada
18 20 (11.70%) Manufacturing
19 18 (10.53%) Migration
19 18 (10.53%) Data Migration
20 17 (9.94%) Military
20 17 (9.94%) Configuration Management
21 16 (9.36%) Wireshark
21 16 (9.36%) SDLC
22 15 (8.77%) Requirements Engineering
22 15 (8.77%) Python

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 1 (0.58%) Apache
1 1 (0.58%) ThingWorx
1 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (13.45%) Simulink
2 8 (4.68%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.58%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.36%) Wireshark
2 6 (3.51%) Ethernet
2 6 (3.51%) Tactical Data Link
3 5 (2.92%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.34%) SNMP
5 2 (1.17%) VoIP
6 1 (0.58%) FlexRay
6 1 (0.58%) Internet
6 1 (0.58%) Link 16
6 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.58%) DTS
1 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 55 (32.16%) Rational Rhapsody
2 11 (6.43%) GDB
2 11 (6.43%) Visual Studio
3 7 (4.09%) JIRA
4 6 (3.51%) Subversion
4 6 (3.51%) VectorCAST
5 5 (2.92%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.34%) NetBeans
6 4 (2.34%) StarTeam
7 3 (1.75%) FishEye
7 3 (1.75%) Rational Statemate
7 3 (1.75%) RequisitePro
8 2 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.58%) CANoe
9 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.58%) JMeter
9 1 (0.58%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.58%) Selenium
General
1 34 (19.88%) Aerospace
2 21 (12.28%) Avionics
3 20 (11.70%) Manufacturing
4 17 (9.94%) Military
5 12 (7.02%) Finance
6 6 (3.51%) Automotive
7 5 (2.92%) Electronics
8 4 (2.34%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (37.43%) Software Engineer
2 55 (32.16%) Systems Engineer
3 23 (13.45%) C++ Software Engineer
4 16 (9.36%) Embedded Engineer
5 13 (7.60%) DOORS Engineer
6 9 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 9 (5.26%) Test Engineer
7 8 (4.68%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 7 (4.09%) Developer
8 7 (4.09%) Software Test Engineer
9 6 (3.51%) Consultant
9 6 (3.51%) Requirements Engineer
10 5 (2.92%) Ada Engineer
10 5 (2.92%) Ada Software Engineer
11 4 (2.34%) Administrator
11 4 (2.34%) Architect
11 4 (2.34%) DOORS Consultant
11 4 (2.34%) Migration Consultant
12 3 (1.75%) Analyst
12 3 (1.75%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.09%) CSS
1 7 (4.09%) HTML
2 3 (1.75%) REST
2 3 (1.75%) Web Services
3 2 (1.17%) .NET
3 2 (1.17%) XML
4 1 (0.58%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.58%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.85%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.09%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.34%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.75%) NHS
6 2 (1.17%) State Machine
7 1 (0.58%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.58%) Life Science
7 1 (0.58%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.58%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.19%) Linux
2 8 (4.68%) Windows
3 7 (4.09%) VxWorks
4 3 (1.75%) Unix
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (43.86%) Software Engineering
2 59 (34.50%) UML
3 30 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (16.37%) Requirements Management
5 24 (14.04%) SysML
5 24 (14.04%) Validation
6 21 (12.28%) Integration Testing
7 18 (10.53%) Data Migration
7 18 (10.53%) Migration
8 17 (9.94%) Configuration Management
9 16 (9.36%) SDLC
10 15 (8.77%) Requirements Engineering
11 14 (8.19%) Customer Requirements
11 14 (8.19%) Root Cause Analysis
11 14 (8.19%) Use Case
12 12 (7.02%) Collaborative Working
12 12 (7.02%) Requirements Analysis
12 12 (7.02%) Six Sigma
13 11 (6.43%) Embedded Software Development
14 10 (5.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 53 (30.99%) C++
2 50 (29.24%) C
3 26 (15.20%) MATLAB
4 20 (11.70%) Ada
4 20 (11.70%) C#
5 15 (8.77%) Python
6 13 (7.60%) Java
7 10 (5.85%) JavaScript
8 8 (4.68%) SQL
9 4 (2.34%) Assembly Language
9 4 (2.34%) Lua
10 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.58%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.58%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 66 (38.60%) Security Cleared
2 64 (37.43%) SC Cleared
3 27 (15.79%) Degree
4 12 (7.02%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 3 (1.75%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.17%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.17%) HND
6 2 (1.17%) ISEB
6 2 (1.17%) PMP
7 1 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.87%) DO-178B
2 4 (2.34%) MIL-STD-1553
3 3 (1.75%) QA
4 2 (1.17%) HL7
4 2 (1.17%) ISO 26262
5 1 (0.58%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 15288
5 1 (0.58%) MISRA
System Software
1 4 (2.34%) Firmware
2 3 (1.75%) Docker
3 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.58%) zsh
Systems Management
1 6 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (26.32%) IBM
2 13 (7.60%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.26%) CA Agile Central
4 6 (3.51%) HP
5 5 (2.92%) Wind River
6 4 (2.34%) EMC
6 4 (2.34%) Freescale
7 2 (1.17%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.58%) CA
8 1 (0.58%) Green Hills
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle
8 1 (0.58%) PTC
8 1 (0.58%) Remedy
8 1 (0.58%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.58%) VMware