The table below looks at the statistics for Rational DOORS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rational DOORS over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational DOORS
Rank 50 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.42% 0.36% -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.35% 2.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £46.47 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
Rational DOORS
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
46 40 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.77% 14.49% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 31 21
Average daily rate £425 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £221 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £31.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%

Rational DOORS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Rational DOORS across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Rational DOORS Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Rational DOORS
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Rational DOORS Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Rational DOORS
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Rational DOORS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Rational DOORS.

1 3 (100.00%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (66.67%) Bugzilla
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Use Case
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) MODAF
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Physics
3 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (33.33%) Simulink

Rational DOORS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Rational DOORS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Rational DOORS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Rational Rhapsody
1 2 (66.67%) Bugzilla
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Principal Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Principal Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Use Case
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) MODAF
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree