Period
to 15 July 2018

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 6 months to 15 July 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 > Wales
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 78 71
Rank change year-on-year -7 -7 +20
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 19 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.30% 0.98% 2.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.81% 5.35% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 14
Wales median daily rate £328 £393 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.56% +0.64% +27.87%
10th Percentile £313 £366 £363
90th Percentile £389 £565 £430
UK median daily rate £345 £406 £375
% change year-on-year -14.97% +8.20% -2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £44.30 £42.50
% change year-on-year -4.06% +4.23% +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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 327 243 280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 22.29% 18.38% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 186 195
Wales median daily rate £405 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.18% +4.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £307 £292 £285
90th Percentile £575 £525 £513
UK median daily rate £468 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +6.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Wales median hourly rate £28.00 £55.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.09% +17.02% +7.43%
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

Rational DOORS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Rational DOORS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

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 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 6 months to 15 July 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
South Wales -8 19 £328 -16.56% 6
Rational DOORS
UK

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Rational DOORS.

1 13 (68.42%) Windows
1 13 (68.42%) Use Case
2 10 (52.63%) Validation
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (47.37%) TCP/IP
3 9 (47.37%) IBM
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) Test Automation
3 9 (47.37%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (47.37%) Requirements Management
3 9 (47.37%) Rational Team Concert
3 9 (47.37%) Rational Quality Manager
4 8 (42.11%) Military
5 7 (36.84%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (31.58%) EMC
7 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (26.32%) Unix
7 5 (26.32%) CCNA
7 5 (26.32%) C
7 5 (26.32%) Project Management
7 5 (26.32%) Data Development
7 5 (26.32%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (26.32%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (26.32%) Acceptance Criteria
7 5 (26.32%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 5 (26.32%) Cyber Defence
7 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
7 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
7 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting

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 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) TCP/IP
2 4 (21.05%) Internet
2 4 (21.05%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Rational Quality Manager
1 9 (47.37%) Rational Team Concert
2 1 (5.26%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 8 (42.11%) Military
2 3 (15.79%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (47.37%) Integration Engineer
2 9 (47.37%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Verification Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Verification Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET Core
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Cyber Defence
1 5 (26.32%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Unix
3 3 (15.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Use Case
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Validation
3 9 (47.37%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (47.37%) Requirements Management
3 9 (47.37%) Test Automation
4 7 (36.84%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (26.32%) Acceptance Criteria
5 5 (26.32%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (26.32%) Data Development
5 5 (26.32%) Project Management
5 5 (26.32%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
6 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
6 4 (21.05%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
6 4 (21.05%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (21.05%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (21.05%) SysML
7 3 (15.79%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) C
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) C++
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) CCNA
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) IBM
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) EMC