Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 764 684 694
Rank change year-on-year -80 +10 +9
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 133 175 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.63% 1.02% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 78 56
UK median daily rate £350 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +2.89% -2.81%
10th Percentile £313 £314 £296
90th Percentile £475 £498 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £388
% change year-on-year -12.50% +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 41 84
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
10th Percentile £37.50 £36.25 £35.30
90th Percentile £50.00 £53.75 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

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 21,081 17,234 17,064
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.46% 18.00% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,445 11,840 11,596
UK median daily rate £473 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £320 £310 £300
90th Percentile £613 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 304 280
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.54% +12.72%
10th Percentile £26.50 £28.83 £26.15
90th Percentile £52.50 £57.50 £52.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £42.13
% change year-on-year -0.59% +0.89% +11.98%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -56 132 £350 -12.50% 92
England -87 109 £353 -11.88% 77
South West -27 49 £400 -13.04% 27
South East -27 33 £330 -17.50% 22
Wales -3 21 £350 -10.83% 9
East of England -8 17 - - 13
Midlands -11 5 £438 +9.38% 12
North West -19 5 - -
North of England -25 5 - -
East Midlands - 4 - -
Scotland - 2 - - 9
West Midlands -28 1 £438 +9.38% 12

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 69 (51.88%) Software Engineering
2 57 (42.86%) C
3 50 (37.59%) C++
4 47 (35.34%) UML
4 47 (35.34%) SC Cleared
4 47 (35.34%) Security Cleared
5 44 (33.08%) Rational Rhapsody
6 36 (27.07%) Linux
7 33 (24.81%) Requirements Management
8 31 (23.31%) Wireshark
9 29 (21.80%) GDB
9 29 (21.80%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (20.30%) Validation
11 25 (18.80%) Configuration Management
11 25 (18.80%) Rational Team Concert
12 24 (18.05%) IBM
13 17 (12.78%) Aerospace
14 16 (12.03%) Embedded Systems
14 16 (12.03%) Degree
15 15 (11.28%) Integration Testing
15 15 (11.28%) Test Scripting
15 15 (11.28%) Manufacturing
15 15 (11.28%) Ethernet
15 15 (11.28%) Windows
15 15 (11.28%) Ada
15 15 (11.28%) Microsoft Office
16 14 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
17 13 (9.77%) Microsoft
17 13 (9.77%) EMC
17 13 (9.77%) SysML

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 (4.51%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.01%) GlassFish
3 2 (1.50%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (11.28%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.51%) Simulink
3 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (2.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.50%) 3ds Max
5 2 (1.50%) Blender
5 2 (1.50%) 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
Communications & Networking
1 31 (23.31%) Wireshark
2 15 (11.28%) Ethernet
3 11 (8.27%) TCP/IP
4 6 (4.51%) Tactical Data Link
5 4 (3.01%) Internet
5 4 (3.01%) Wireless
6 2 (1.50%) Firewall
6 2 (1.50%) HTTP
6 2 (1.50%) Junos
6 2 (1.50%) SNMP
6 2 (1.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.01%) DTS
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 44 (33.08%) Rational Rhapsody
2 29 (21.80%) GDB
3 25 (18.80%) Rational Team Concert
4 9 (6.77%) Rational Quality Manager
4 9 (6.77%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.01%) CANoe
5 4 (3.01%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.01%) Rational Functional Tester
5 4 (3.01%) Selenium
6 3 (2.26%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.50%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.75%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.75%) JIRA
8 1 (0.75%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.75%) Rational Statemate
8 1 (0.75%) Subversion
General
1 17 (12.78%) Aerospace
2 15 (11.28%) Manufacturing
3 12 (9.02%) Electronics
3 12 (9.02%) Military
4 11 (8.27%) Avionics
5 10 (7.52%) Automotive
5 10 (7.52%) Finance
6 4 (3.01%) Marketing
7 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (47.37%) Software Engineer
2 32 (24.06%) Systems Engineer
3 27 (20.30%) C++ Software Engineer
4 17 (12.78%) Test Engineer
5 12 (9.02%) Verification Engineer
6 10 (7.52%) Software Test Engineer
7 9 (6.77%) Design Engineer
8 8 (6.02%) Integration Engineer
8 8 (6.02%) Senior Software Engineer
9 7 (5.26%) Systems Integration Engineer
10 6 (4.51%) DOORS Engineer
10 6 (4.51%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 5 (3.76%) Electronics Design Engineer
11 5 (3.76%) Electronics Engineer
11 5 (3.76%) Embedded Engineer
11 5 (3.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 4 (3.01%) Digital Design Engineer
12 4 (3.01%) Mechanical Engineer
12 4 (3.01%) Project Engineer
12 4 (3.01%) Senior Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.51%) .NET
1 6 (4.51%) CSS
1 6 (4.51%) HTML
2 5 (3.76%) .NET Core
2 5 (3.76%) Flash
3 4 (3.01%) Qt
3 4 (3.01%) WPF
4 2 (1.50%) JSP
4 2 (1.50%) REST
5 1 (0.75%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.03%) Embedded Systems
2 14 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 5 (3.76%) Cyber Defence
5 4 (3.01%) Infotainment
6 3 (2.26%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.26%) TMS320
7 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.75%) ASIC
8 1 (0.75%) CPLD
8 1 (0.75%) VHDL
8 1 (0.75%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 36 (27.07%) Linux
2 15 (11.28%) Windows
3 8 (6.02%) Unix
4 4 (3.01%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (51.88%) Software Engineering
2 47 (35.34%) UML
3 33 (24.81%) Requirements Management
4 29 (21.80%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (20.30%) Validation
6 25 (18.80%) Configuration Management
7 15 (11.28%) Integration Testing
7 15 (11.28%) Test Scripting
8 13 (9.77%) SysML
9 12 (9.02%) Requirements Analysis
9 12 (9.02%) Test Automation
10 10 (7.52%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (6.77%) Project Management
11 9 (6.77%) Scenario Testing
11 9 (6.77%) SDLC
11 9 (6.77%) Technical Analysis
11 9 (6.77%) Use Case
12 7 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (5.26%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 7 (5.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (42.86%) C
2 50 (37.59%) C++
3 15 (11.28%) Ada
4 11 (8.27%) C#
5 8 (6.02%) Java
5 8 (6.02%) MATLAB
6 6 (4.51%) SQL
7 4 (3.01%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.26%) Assembly Language
8 3 (2.26%) Python
9 2 (1.50%) Embedded C
9 2 (1.50%) Embedded C++
9 2 (1.50%) Lua
10 1 (0.75%) Delphi
10 1 (0.75%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 47 (35.34%) SC Cleared
1 47 (35.34%) Security Cleared
2 16 (12.03%) Degree
3 6 (4.51%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.76%) CCNA
4 5 (3.76%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.75%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.75%) HND
5 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.77%) DO-178B
1 9 (6.77%) MISRA
2 8 (6.02%) MISRA C
3 7 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 15288
4 6 (4.51%) DO-254
5 4 (3.01%) ISO 26262
6 3 (2.26%) ARP4754
6 3 (2.26%) PCI DSS
7 2 (1.50%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.75%) DO-160
8 1 (0.75%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.75%) MIL-STD-498
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (6.02%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.75%) PTC Integrity
Vendors
1 24 (18.05%) IBM
2 13 (9.77%) EMC
2 13 (9.77%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.26%) HP
4 6 (4.51%) Green Hills
5 3 (2.26%) Serena
6 2 (1.50%) Intel
6 2 (1.50%) Juniper
6 2 (1.50%) Oracle
7 1 (0.75%) Adobe
7 1 (0.75%) Mentor Graphics
7 1 (0.75%) PTC
7 1 (0.75%) SAP