The first table below looks at the demand for Rational DOORS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rational DOORS over the 3 months to 17 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 Birmingham 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational DOORS
Rank 57 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.16% - 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.13% - 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +2.16%
Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
47 43 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.72% 8.41% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 14
Average daily rate £313 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £31.00 £37.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.21% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Rational DOORS
West Midlands

Rational DOORS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Rational DOORS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Rational DOORS
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Rational DOORS Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Rational DOORS
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Simulink
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) CAN bus

Rational DOORS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 (100.00%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CAN bus
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt