Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 775 657 680
Rank change year-on-year -118 +23 +58
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 110 161 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.56% 1.06% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 38 48
UK median daily rate £348 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.24% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £301 £260
90th Percentile £450 £625 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -18.82% +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 74 103
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £37.50 £36.25 £34.55
90th Percentile £50.13 £53.75 £50.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 19,541 15,250 15,724
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.41% 16.93% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,462 10,302 10,592
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £315 £300 £293
90th Percentile £610 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 313 341
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.12% +14.73%
10th Percentile £30.10 £21.10 £25.00
90th Percentile £67.25 £57.50 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £42.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +0.60% +13.51%

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 21 May 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 21 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Rational DOORS in the UK

Rational DOORS
Top 13 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 21 May 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 -72 107 £345 -18.82% 120
England -101 89 £350 -17.65% 110
South West -18 29 £350 -6.54% 23
South East -40 24 £338 -20.47% 27
Wales -1 17 £345 -16.26% 3
East of England 0 15 £450 +9.09% 35
Midlands 0 10 £400 -9.09% 20
North West -26 9 £315 - 2
North of England -26 9 £315 - 2
West Midlands -19 6 £400 -27.27% 19
East Midlands 0 4 - - 1
Scotland -43 3 - - 10
London -76 2 - - 3

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 48 (43.64%) Software Engineering
2 42 (38.18%) C
3 38 (34.55%) UML
3 38 (34.55%) Security Cleared
4 37 (33.64%) SC Cleared
5 34 (30.91%) Rational Rhapsody
5 34 (30.91%) C++
6 32 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (27.27%) Requirements Management
8 27 (24.55%) Linux
9 26 (23.64%) Validation
10 19 (17.27%) Degree
10 19 (17.27%) Configuration Management
11 18 (16.36%) Wireshark
11 18 (16.36%) GDB
11 18 (16.36%) Problem-Solving
12 17 (15.45%) Rational Team Concert
13 16 (14.55%) Windows
14 15 (13.64%) Ada
14 15 (13.64%) IBM
14 15 (13.64%) SysML
15 14 (12.73%) Requirements Analysis
15 14 (12.73%) Manufacturing
15 14 (12.73%) MATLAB
16 13 (11.82%) Microsoft
16 13 (11.82%) Ethernet
16 13 (11.82%) Microsoft Office
16 13 (11.82%) Embedded Systems
17 12 (10.91%) Use Case
17 12 (10.91%) Electronics

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 2 (1.82%) GlassFish
1 2 (1.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (11.82%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (8.18%) Simulink
3 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (2.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.91%) PTC Creo
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.36%) Wireshark
2 13 (11.82%) Ethernet
3 9 (8.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.82%) Internet
4 2 (1.82%) RS-232
4 2 (1.82%) RS-485
4 2 (1.82%) Wireless
5 1 (0.91%) 3G
5 1 (0.91%) Firewall
5 1 (0.91%) FlexRay
5 1 (0.91%) Junos
5 1 (0.91%) LTE
5 1 (0.91%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.91%) Tactical Data Link
5 1 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.91%) DTS
1 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (30.91%) Rational Rhapsody
2 18 (16.36%) GDB
3 17 (15.45%) Rational Team Concert
4 6 (5.45%) Rational Quality Manager
5 5 (4.55%) ClearCase
6 4 (3.64%) CANoe
7 3 (2.73%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.73%) Rational Statemate
8 2 (1.82%) JIRA
8 2 (1.82%) LabVIEW
8 2 (1.82%) Rational Functional Tester
8 2 (1.82%) Selenium
9 1 (0.91%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.91%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.91%) GitLab
9 1 (0.91%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.91%) RequisitePro
9 1 (0.91%) Subversion
9 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (12.73%) Manufacturing
2 12 (10.91%) Electronics
3 11 (10.00%) Automotive
4 10 (9.09%) Aerospace
5 9 (8.18%) Finance
6 8 (7.27%) Military
7 4 (3.64%) Avionics
7 4 (3.64%) Multimedia
8 3 (2.73%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 38 (34.55%) Systems Engineer
3 19 (17.27%) C++ Software Engineer
4 10 (9.09%) Design Engineer
5 9 (8.18%) Verification Engineer
6 8 (7.27%) Embedded Engineer
6 8 (7.27%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 7 (6.36%) DOORS Engineer
7 7 (6.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (6.36%) Integration Engineer
8 6 (5.45%) Systems Integration Engineer
8 6 (5.45%) Test Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) Mechanical Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) Project Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) Senior Verification Engineer
10 3 (2.73%) Ada Engineer
10 3 (2.73%) Electronics Design Engineer
10 3 (2.73%) Electronics Engineer
10 3 (2.73%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.36%) CSS
1 7 (6.36%) HTML
2 6 (5.45%) .NET Core
3 3 (2.73%) Flash
4 1 (0.91%) .NET
4 1 (0.91%) Qt
4 1 (0.91%) STL
4 1 (0.91%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.82%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (8.18%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (6.36%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.55%) Cyber Defence
4 5 (4.55%) Infotainment
5 4 (3.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.73%) CAN bus
7 2 (1.82%) RIA
8 1 (0.91%) ASIC
8 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.55%) Linux
2 16 (14.55%) Windows
3 8 (7.27%) Unix
4 1 (0.91%) Android
4 1 (0.91%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.91%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (43.64%) Software Engineering
2 38 (34.55%) UML
3 32 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (27.27%) Requirements Management
5 26 (23.64%) Validation
6 19 (17.27%) Configuration Management
7 18 (16.36%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (13.64%) SysML
9 14 (12.73%) Requirements Analysis
10 12 (10.91%) Use Case
11 10 (9.09%) Test Automation
12 9 (8.18%) Integration Testing
12 9 (8.18%) SDLC
12 9 (8.18%) Test Scripting
13 8 (7.27%) Customer Requirements
14 6 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (5.45%) Data Modelling
14 6 (5.45%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
14 6 (5.45%) Network Management
14 6 (5.45%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (38.18%) C
2 34 (30.91%) C++
3 15 (13.64%) Ada
4 14 (12.73%) MATLAB
5 9 (8.18%) C#
6 7 (6.36%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.73%) Java
7 3 (2.73%) Python
8 2 (1.82%) Embedded C++
8 2 (1.82%) SQL
9 1 (0.91%) Delphi
9 1 (0.91%) Pascal
9 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 38 (34.55%) Security Cleared
2 37 (33.64%) SC Cleared
3 19 (17.27%) Degree
4 5 (4.55%) CCNA
4 5 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.55%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.82%) HND
6 1 (0.91%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.36%) ISO/IEC 15288
2 5 (4.55%) DO-178B
3 4 (3.64%) ISO 26262
3 4 (3.64%) MIL-STD-498
4 3 (2.73%) DO-254
4 3 (2.73%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.82%) ARP4754
5 2 (1.82%) Def Stans
5 2 (1.82%) IEC 61508
5 2 (1.82%) MISRA
6 1 (0.91%) DO-160
6 1 (0.91%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (2.73%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (6.36%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.91%) PTC Integrity
Vendors
1 15 (13.64%) IBM
2 13 (11.82%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.27%) EMC
4 7 (6.36%) HP
5 3 (2.73%) Intel
6 2 (1.82%) Serena
7 1 (0.91%) Juniper
7 1 (0.91%) MathWorks
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle
7 1 (0.91%) PTC