Period
to 19 May 2019

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 19 May 2019 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
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 66 89 89
Rank change year-on-year +23 0 -4
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 34 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.27% 1.15% 0.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.43% 5.38% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 16 10
Wales median daily rate £388 £345 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.32% -16.26% +6.32%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £368
90th Percentile £460 £424 £639
UK median daily rate £375 £348 £425
% change year-on-year +7.91% -18.24% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +3.53% -5.56% +5.88%

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 326 316 258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 21.78% 21.34% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 245 205
Wales median daily rate £440 £418 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.39% +6.37% +4.67%
10th Percentile £313 £311 £274
90th Percentile £565 £575 £538
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Wales median hourly rate £35.50 £55.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.45% - +17.02%
10th Percentile £33.60 £29.80 £19.03
90th Percentile £43.16 £77.50 £77.50
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +0.06%

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 19 May 2019. 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 +25 34 £388 +12.32%
Rational DOORS
UK

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, 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 19 (55.88%) Microsoft Office
1 19 (55.88%) IBM
2 18 (52.94%) Windows
2 18 (52.94%) Test Automation
3 17 (50.00%) Validation
4 15 (44.12%) Military
4 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
4 15 (44.12%) Rational Team Concert
4 15 (44.12%) Rational Quality Manager
4 15 (44.12%) Systems Engineering
5 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
6 11 (32.35%) SysML
7 8 (23.53%) Wireless
8 7 (20.59%) Use Case
8 7 (20.59%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 6 (17.65%) PTC Integrity
9 6 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (17.65%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
9 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (17.65%) PTC
10 5 (14.71%) UML
10 5 (14.71%) Process Improvement
10 5 (14.71%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (14.71%) Ergonomics
10 5 (14.71%) Human Factors
10 5 (14.71%) Rational Rhapsody
10 5 (14.71%) Technical Leadership
11 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (11.76%) Supplier Management

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 19 (55.88%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
2 8 (23.53%) Wireless
3 3 (8.82%) Internet
3 3 (8.82%) ISDN
4 1 (2.94%) Tactical Data Link
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) DTS
Development Applications
1 15 (44.12%) Rational Quality Manager
1 15 (44.12%) Rational Team Concert
2 5 (14.71%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (8.82%) Katalon Studio
General
1 15 (44.12%) Military
2 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 26 (76.47%) Systems Engineer
2 14 (41.18%) Integration Engineer
3 12 (35.29%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 10 (29.41%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) Test Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Architect
7 3 (8.82%) Systems Architect
7 3 (8.82%) Validation Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Verification Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Network Systems Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Product Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Product Test Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Architect
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Architect
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Systems Architect
8 2 (5.88%) Systems Test Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Test and Validation Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Senior Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (52.94%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Test Automation
2 17 (50.00%) Validation
3 15 (44.12%) Systems Engineering
4 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (32.35%) SysML
6 7 (20.59%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 7 (20.59%) Use Case
7 6 (17.65%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
7 6 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (14.71%) Ergonomics
8 5 (14.71%) Human Factors
8 5 (14.71%) Process Improvement
8 5 (14.71%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (14.71%) Technical Leadership
8 5 (14.71%) UML
9 4 (11.76%) Change Control
9 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (11.76%) Programme Management
9 4 (11.76%) Requirements Engineering
9 4 (11.76%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) Python
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) C
2 1 (2.94%) C#
2 1 (2.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) CCNA
1 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) MISRA
1 1 (2.94%) MISRA C
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) PTC Integrity
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) IBM
2 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
3 6 (17.65%) PTC
4 3 (8.82%) EMC
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle
5 1 (2.94%) Green Hills