The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 3 months to 30 March 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 / Wales
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 62 63
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1  
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 5 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.70% 1.38% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.82% 5.33% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 1
Median daily rate £550 £388 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.93% +21.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  

Rational DOORS is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 131 169 160
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 18.37% 25.84% 22.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 123 79
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £47.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.02% +44.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

Rational DOORS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Rational DOORS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Rational DOORS in Wales

Rational DOORS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Rational DOORS in Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Rational DOORS in Wales

Rational DOORS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Rational DOORS in Wales over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Rational DOORS in Wales

Rational DOORS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rational DOORS in Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Rational DOORS in Wales

Rational DOORS
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +18 5 £550 +37.50%
Rational DOORS
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Rational DOORS.

1 8 (80.00%) C++
2 7 (70.00%) Military
2 7 (70.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (50.00%) IEC 61508
3 5 (50.00%) DO-178B
3 5 (50.00%) Hazard Analysis
3 5 (50.00%) Def Stans
3 5 (50.00%) MISRA C
3 5 (50.00%) MISRA
3 5 (50.00%) ISO26262
3 5 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (50.00%) MS Office
3 5 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (50.00%) CA
3 5 (50.00%) UML
4 3 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (30.00%) OO
4 3 (30.00%) C
4 3 (30.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Requirements Management
5 2 (20.00%) QA
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (20.00%) VoIP

Rational DOORS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (20.00%) SNMP
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (20.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 7 (70.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Real Time Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Real Time Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Hazard Analysis
1 5 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 5 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 5 (50.00%) UML
1 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (30.00%) OO
2 3 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Requirements Management
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) C
2 3 (30.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) Def Stans
1 5 (50.00%) DO-178B
1 5 (50.00%) IEC 61508
1 5 (50.00%) ISO26262
1 5 (50.00%) MISRA
1 5 (50.00%) MISRA C
2 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) CA
2 2 (20.00%) IBM