Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 18 January 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 195 164
Rank change year-on-year +17 -31 -8
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 8 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.036% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.16% 0.25% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
West Midlands median daily rate £425 - £325
10th Percentile £331 - £313
90th Percentile £438 - £338
England median daily rate £400 £439 £400
% change year-on-year -8.83% +9.69% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 14
West Midlands median hourly rate £47.50 £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.75% +8.99%
10th Percentile £46.25 £46.25 £31.44
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £44.12 £46.25 £41.25
% change year-on-year -4.62% +12.12% +3.13%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 688 802 506
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.58% 14.57% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 425 234
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.43% +12.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £220
90th Percentile £575 £510 £488
England median daily rate £470 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +9.30% +4.24% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 39
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £23.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.43% -21.67% -11.50%
10th Percentile £13.61 £11.42 £19.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £35.25 £43.75
England median hourly rate £43.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.10% +2.50% +6.67%

Rational DOORS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Rational DOORS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Rational DOORS in the West Midlands

Rational DOORS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Rational DOORS in the West Midlands

Rational DOORS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Rational DOORS in the West Midlands

Rational DOORS
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Birmingham - 6 £425 -
Coventry +13 1 - - 1
Solihull - 1 - -
Rational DOORS
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Rational DOORS.

1 6 (75.00%) IBM
2 5 (62.50%) Change Management
3 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) MATLAB
4 3 (37.50%) Simulink
4 3 (37.50%) C
4 3 (37.50%) C++
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Automotive
5 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (12.50%) MathWorks
6 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
6 1 (12.50%) Change Control
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) Python
6 1 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (12.50%) C#

Rational DOORS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (37.50%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
General
1 2 (25.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) MATLAB Developer
3 1 (12.50%) MATLAB Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Change Management
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C
1 3 (37.50%) C++
1 3 (37.50%) MATLAB
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) MathWorks