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 3 months to 23 April 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 137 123
Rank change year-on-year +24 -14  
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 3 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.035% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.93% 0.23% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +12.33% -3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.60 £42.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year +4.92% +11.11%  

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 324 439 230
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 14.47% 15.34% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 230 134
Median daily rate £425 £400 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +18.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 13
Median hourly rate £31.62 £42.50 £31.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.60% +35.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £20.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.34 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.04
% change year-on-year - +14.74%  

Rational DOORS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 23 April 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
Birmingham +11 1 £550 -
Rational DOORS
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Rational DOORS.

1 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 2 (50.00%) Stateflow
2 2 (50.00%) TargetLink
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) Automotive
2 2 (50.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (25.00%) SysML
3 1 (25.00%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (25.00%) ISO26262
3 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (25.00%) Simulink
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) PTC

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 2 (50.00%) Stateflow
1 2 (50.00%) TargetLink
2 1 (25.00%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 2 (50.00%) Automotive
2 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Diagnostic Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 2 (50.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) SysML
3 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO26262
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) PTC