Period
to 24 September 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 September 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 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 702 698 671
Rank change year-on-year -4 -27 +38
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 174 181 243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.98% 1.05% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 56 96
UK median daily rate £400 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £304 £296 £303
90th Percentile £488 £538 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +25.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 62 88
UK median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25% +5.82%
10th Percentile £36.25 £35.50 £31.44
90th Percentile £50.25 £52.25 £47.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +5.82%

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 17699 17215 15735
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.18% 16.14% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12144 11714 10365
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 291 260 318
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +8.55% +1.33%
10th Percentile £30.00 £24.00 £23.23
90th Percentile £61.69 £52.63 £47.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £38.77
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.40% +3.39%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 +36 166 £400 +2.56% 8
England +37 157 £400 +6.67% 6
South West +12 67 £475 +19.12% 2
South East +15 47 £400 +2.89% 3
North of England +82 13 - -
North West +28 13 - -
East of England -2 13 £310 +510.48%
West Midlands +33 12 £400 - 1
Midlands +26 12 £400 - 1
Wales -21 10 £393 -4.27% 2
Scotland +23 4 £444 +4.41%
London 0 4 £411 +17.43%

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 80 (45.98%) Software Engineering
2 63 (36.21%) Security Cleared
3 61 (35.06%) UML
4 60 (34.48%) SC Cleared
5 57 (32.76%) Rational Rhapsody
6 56 (32.18%) C
7 51 (29.31%) C++
8 40 (22.99%) IBM
9 38 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (20.69%) Degree
11 35 (20.11%) Aerospace
12 31 (17.82%) Requirements Management
13 28 (16.09%) SysML
14 27 (15.52%) MATLAB
15 26 (14.94%) Ada
16 24 (13.79%) Linux
16 24 (13.79%) Integration Testing
17 23 (13.22%) DO-178B
17 23 (13.22%) SDLC
17 23 (13.22%) Simulink
18 22 (12.64%) Avionics
19 20 (11.49%) Wireshark
19 20 (11.49%) Validation
20 19 (10.92%) Military
20 19 (10.92%) Requirements Engineering
21 18 (10.34%) Configuration Management
22 17 (9.77%) Java
23 16 (9.20%) Use Case
24 15 (8.62%) CA Agile Central
24 15 (8.62%) GDB

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 (0.57%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 23 (13.22%) Simulink
2 9 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.87%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (2.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.57%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.49%) Wireshark
2 8 (4.60%) SNMP
3 6 (3.45%) Ethernet
3 6 (3.45%) Tactical Data Link
4 4 (2.30%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.15%) 4G
5 2 (1.15%) DHCP
5 2 (1.15%) EIGRP
5 2 (1.15%) Firewall
5 2 (1.15%) ICMP
5 2 (1.15%) IPsec
5 2 (1.15%) iSCSI
5 2 (1.15%) LTE
5 2 (1.15%) MPLS
5 2 (1.15%) NAS
5 2 (1.15%) OSPF
5 2 (1.15%) RIP
5 2 (1.15%) SSH
5 2 (1.15%) VoIP
5 2 (1.15%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.57%) DTS
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 57 (32.76%) Rational Rhapsody
2 15 (8.62%) GDB
3 9 (5.17%) Eclipse
3 9 (5.17%) JIRA
3 9 (5.17%) NetBeans
4 8 (4.60%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.45%) Subversion
6 4 (2.30%) StarTeam
6 4 (2.30%) VectorCAST
7 3 (1.72%) ClearCase
7 3 (1.72%) Rational Statemate
7 3 (1.72%) RequisitePro
8 2 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (20.11%) Aerospace
2 22 (12.64%) Avionics
3 19 (10.92%) Military
4 14 (8.05%) Manufacturing
5 11 (6.32%) Finance
6 5 (2.87%) Electronics
7 3 (1.72%) Automotive
7 3 (1.72%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (40.23%) Software Engineer
2 55 (31.61%) Systems Engineer
3 20 (11.49%) C++ Software Engineer
4 16 (9.20%) DOORS Engineer
5 15 (8.62%) Embedded Engineer
6 11 (6.32%) Ada Engineer
6 11 (6.32%) Ada Software Engineer
6 11 (6.32%) Requirements Engineer
7 9 (5.17%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 9 (5.17%) Test Engineer
8 8 (4.60%) Developer
8 8 (4.60%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 7 (4.02%) Software Test Engineer
10 6 (3.45%) QC Engineer
11 5 (2.87%) Architect
12 3 (1.72%) Lead Systems Engineer
12 3 (1.72%) Principal Engineer
12 3 (1.72%) Principal Systems Engineer
12 3 (1.72%) Senior Software Test Engineer
12 3 (1.72%) SysML Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.45%) CSS
1 6 (3.45%) HTML
2 3 (1.72%) REST
2 3 (1.72%) Web Services
3 2 (1.15%) .NET
3 2 (1.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.32%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (5.75%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.87%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.30%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.72%) NHS
5 3 (1.72%) RIA
6 2 (1.15%) ASIC
6 2 (1.15%) CESG
6 2 (1.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.57%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.79%) Linux
2 11 (6.32%) Windows
3 5 (2.87%) VxWorks
4 3 (1.72%) Unix
5 1 (0.57%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (45.98%) Software Engineering
2 61 (35.06%) UML
3 38 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (17.82%) Requirements Management
5 28 (16.09%) SysML
6 24 (13.79%) Integration Testing
7 23 (13.22%) SDLC
8 20 (11.49%) Validation
9 19 (10.92%) Requirements Engineering
10 18 (10.34%) Configuration Management
11 16 (9.20%) Use Case
12 14 (8.05%) Customer Requirements
12 14 (8.05%) Requirements Analysis
13 12 (6.90%) Embedded Software Development
14 10 (5.75%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
14 10 (5.75%) Physics
15 9 (5.17%) Data Migration
15 9 (5.17%) ITIL
15 9 (5.17%) Migration
15 9 (5.17%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (32.18%) C
2 51 (29.31%) C++
3 27 (15.52%) MATLAB
4 26 (14.94%) Ada
5 17 (9.77%) Java
6 15 (8.62%) C#
7 12 (6.90%) Python
8 6 (3.45%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.87%) Assembly Language
10 4 (2.30%) Lua
10 4 (2.30%) SQL
11 2 (1.15%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.57%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 63 (36.21%) Security Cleared
2 60 (34.48%) SC Cleared
3 36 (20.69%) Degree
4 6 (3.45%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 3 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.15%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.15%) HND
6 2 (1.15%) PMP
7 1 (0.57%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.57%) CCDP
7 1 (0.57%) CCIE
7 1 (0.57%) CCNP
7 1 (0.57%) CISA
7 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.57%) CISM
7 1 (0.57%) CISSP
7 1 (0.57%) ISEB
7 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.22%) DO-178B
2 7 (4.02%) Def Stans
3 6 (3.45%) MIL-STD-1553
3 6 (3.45%) MISRA
4 5 (2.87%) MISRA C
5 3 (1.72%) MIL-STD-498
5 3 (1.72%) QA
6 2 (1.15%) HL7
6 2 (1.15%) ISO 26262
7 1 (0.57%) GDPR
7 1 (0.57%) IEC 62304
7 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 15288
7 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (3.45%) Firmware
2 3 (1.72%) Docker
2 3 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.15%) vSphere
4 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (6.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (22.99%) IBM
2 15 (8.62%) CA Agile Central
3 12 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 11 (6.32%) HP
5 7 (4.02%) Atlassian
5 7 (4.02%) CA
6 6 (3.45%) Wind River
7 4 (2.30%) Freescale
8 3 (1.72%) EMC
8 3 (1.72%) VMware
9 2 (1.15%) Cisco
9 2 (1.15%) Intel
10 1 (0.57%) Green Hills
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle
10 1 (0.57%) PTC
10 1 (0.57%) Remedy
10 1 (0.57%) Serena