The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Bedfordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational DOORS
Rank 42 28 37
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.68% 0.52% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.77% 6.67% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £38.75 £35.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.15% -11.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +2.16%
Development Applications Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
52 15 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.82% 7.85% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 7 5
Average daily rate £369 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £543 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 14
Average hourly rate £38.75 £35.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.15% -2.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £35.50 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Rational DOORS
East of England

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
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rational DOORS within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Luton - 2 - -
Rational DOORS
East of England

Rational DOORS
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (75.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Ada
2 2 (50.00%) VxWorks
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) DO-178B
2 2 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (25.00%) DO-254
3 1 (25.00%) Avionics
3 1 (25.00%) Altera
3 1 (25.00%) Synplicity
3 1 (25.00%) Actel
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (25.00%) MODAF
3 1 (25.00%) Xilinx
3 1 (25.00%) VHDL
3 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (25.00%) Simulink
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware
3 1 (25.00%) ASIC

Rational DOORS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (25.00%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (25.00%) Avionics
1 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Principal Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Ada Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) FPGA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Principal Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) FPGA Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Principal Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (25.00%) VHDL
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
1 1 (25.00%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Ada
2 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (25.00%) DO-254
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Altera
1 1 (25.00%) Synplicity
1 1 (25.00%) Actel
1 1 (25.00%) Xilinx