Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 756 673 677
Rank change year-on-year -83 +4 +81
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 113 157 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.61% 1.00% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 45 41
UK median daily rate £351 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.35% +14.86% -4.52%
10th Percentile £313 £355 £301
90th Percentile £486 £615 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £373
% change year-on-year -17.65% +14.09% -3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 67 114
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £45.71 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.73% +7.54% +6.25%
10th Percentile £37.50 £35.50 £33.00
90th Percentile £50.78 £53.75 £50.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.06 £46.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year -5.25% +12.05% +3.75%

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 18,547 15,687 15,933
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.41% 16.60% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,997 10,488 10,633
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £613 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 269 403
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £29.00 £21.99 £24.23
90th Percentile £67.25 £53.75 £52.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -35 109 £350 -17.65% 128
England -48 94 £344 -19.06% 124
South West 0 34 £475 +6.15% 22
South East -29 22 £330 -22.35% 30
East of England -17 18 £355 - 30
Wales -1 11 £393 -28.64% 7
West Midlands +13 9 £400 -27.27% 27
Midlands +2 9 £400 -9.09% 31
North of England +36 8 £315 - 6
North West +12 8 £315 - 5
Scotland -23 7 £444 +4.41% 2
London -47 2 - - 5

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 53 (46.90%) Software Engineering
2 51 (45.13%) Security Cleared
3 49 (43.36%) SC Cleared
3 49 (43.36%) UML
4 41 (36.28%) C++
5 38 (33.63%) Rational Rhapsody
6 33 (29.20%) C
7 30 (26.55%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (22.12%) Rational Team Concert
9 21 (18.58%) IBM
10 20 (17.70%) MATLAB
10 20 (17.70%) Manufacturing
11 19 (16.81%) Requirements Management
12 18 (15.93%) SysML
12 18 (15.93%) Linux
13 16 (14.16%) Ada
13 16 (14.16%) Configuration Management
13 16 (14.16%) Degree
13 16 (14.16%) Integration Testing
14 15 (13.27%) Data Migration
14 15 (13.27%) Root Cause Analysis
14 15 (13.27%) Rational Quality Manager
14 15 (13.27%) Migration
14 15 (13.27%) C#
15 14 (12.39%) Simulink
16 13 (11.50%) Management Information System
16 13 (11.50%) Use Case
17 12 (10.62%) Six Sigma Green Belt
17 12 (10.62%) Collaborative Working
17 12 (10.62%) Model-Based Systems Engineering

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 (0.88%) Apache
1 1 (0.88%) ThingWorx
1 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (12.39%) Simulink
2 9 (7.96%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.88%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.85%) Wireshark
2 4 (3.54%) Ethernet
3 3 (2.65%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.77%) RS-232
4 2 (1.77%) RS-485
4 2 (1.77%) VoIP
4 2 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.88%) 3G
5 1 (0.88%) FlexRay
5 1 (0.88%) Internet
5 1 (0.88%) Link 16
5 1 (0.88%) LTE
5 1 (0.88%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.88%) Tactical Data Link
5 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 38 (33.63%) Rational Rhapsody
2 25 (22.12%) Rational Team Concert
3 15 (13.27%) Rational Quality Manager
4 10 (8.85%) GDB
5 6 (5.31%) JIRA
6 4 (3.54%) Rational Statemate
6 4 (3.54%) VectorCAST
7 3 (2.65%) ClearCase
7 3 (2.65%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.65%) FishEye
7 3 (2.65%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.77%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.88%) CANoe
9 1 (0.88%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.88%) GitLab
9 1 (0.88%) JMeter
9 1 (0.88%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.88%) RequisitePro
9 1 (0.88%) Selenium
General
1 20 (17.70%) Manufacturing
2 9 (7.96%) Military
3 7 (6.19%) Automotive
3 7 (6.19%) Finance
4 6 (5.31%) Aerospace
5 4 (3.54%) Avionics
5 4 (3.54%) Electronics
5 4 (3.54%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (41.59%) Software Engineer
2 31 (27.43%) Systems Engineer
3 20 (17.70%) C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (6.19%) Design Engineer
4 7 (6.19%) Embedded Engineer
5 6 (5.31%) Consultant
5 6 (5.31%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (4.42%) DOORS Engineer
6 5 (4.42%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (3.54%) C# Software Engineer
7 4 (3.54%) DOORS Consultant
7 4 (3.54%) Migration Consultant
7 4 (3.54%) Systems Integration Engineer
8 3 (2.65%) Analyst
8 3 (2.65%) C Software Engineer
8 3 (2.65%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (2.65%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (2.65%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (2.65%) Test Engineer
9 2 (1.77%) Ada Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.19%) CSS
1 7 (6.19%) HTML
2 5 (4.42%) .NET Core
3 3 (2.65%) .NET
4 2 (1.77%) XML
5 1 (0.88%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.88%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.50%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.42%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (2.65%) CAN bus
3 3 (2.65%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.77%) RIA
5 1 (0.88%) ASIC
5 1 (0.88%) Infotainment
5 1 (0.88%) Life Science
5 1 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.88%) TMS320
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.93%) Linux
2 11 (9.73%) Windows
3 4 (3.54%) VxWorks
4 1 (0.88%) Android
4 1 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.88%) Unix
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (46.90%) Software Engineering
2 49 (43.36%) UML
3 30 (26.55%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (16.81%) Requirements Management
5 18 (15.93%) SysML
6 16 (14.16%) Configuration Management
6 16 (14.16%) Integration Testing
7 15 (13.27%) Data Migration
7 15 (13.27%) Migration
7 15 (13.27%) Root Cause Analysis
8 13 (11.50%) Use Case
9 12 (10.62%) Collaborative Working
9 12 (10.62%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
9 12 (10.62%) Six Sigma
9 12 (10.62%) Validation
10 10 (8.85%) Requirements Analysis
10 10 (8.85%) Test Automation
11 9 (7.96%) Data Modelling
12 8 (7.08%) Performance Analysis
13 6 (5.31%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 41 (36.28%) C++
2 33 (29.20%) C
3 20 (17.70%) MATLAB
4 16 (14.16%) Ada
5 15 (13.27%) C#
6 10 (8.85%) JavaScript
7 8 (7.08%) Python
8 7 (6.19%) SQL
9 3 (2.65%) Java
10 1 (0.88%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.88%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 51 (45.13%) Security Cleared
2 49 (43.36%) SC Cleared
3 16 (14.16%) Degree
4 12 (10.62%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 3 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.77%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.88%) HND
7 1 (0.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.19%) DO-178B
2 3 (2.65%) MIL-STD-498
3 2 (1.77%) MIL-STD-1553
4 1 (0.88%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.88%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.88%) MISRA
System Software
1 3 (2.65%) Firmware
2 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.88%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (18.58%) IBM
2 9 (7.96%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.77%) Serena
3 2 (1.77%) Wind River
4 1 (0.88%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.88%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (0.88%) EMC
4 1 (0.88%) Freescale
4 1 (0.88%) Green Hills
4 1 (0.88%) HP
4 1 (0.88%) Intel
4 1 (0.88%) MathWorks
4 1 (0.88%) PTC
4 1 (0.88%) Remedy
4 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow
4 1 (0.88%) VMware