The table below looks at the statistics for Rational DOORS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rational DOORS over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational DOORS
Rank 65 47 70
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +23
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 7 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.74% 1.39% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.07% 15.79% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £315 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.90 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.91% +0.80%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Development Applications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
138 57 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.60% 8.80% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 43 57
Average daily rate £380 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £373 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
Average hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.78 £37.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +3.47%

Rational DOORS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Rational DOORS Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Rational DOORS
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Rational DOORS across the Bristol region.

Rational DOORS Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Rational DOORS
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Rational DOORS Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Rational DOORS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 10 (76.92%) UML
2 9 (69.23%) Validation
2 9 (69.23%) SysML
2 9 (69.23%) Requirements Management
3 8 (61.54%) Test Scripting
3 8 (61.54%) IBM
4 5 (38.46%) Change Management
4 5 (38.46%) Rational Rhapsody
5 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
6 3 (23.08%) SOA
6 3 (23.08%) HP
6 3 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (23.08%) LoadRunner
6 3 (23.08%) Supplier Management
6 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) Supply Chain Management
6 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
6 3 (23.08%) Degree
7 2 (15.38%) Software Architecture
7 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) Marketing
7 2 (15.38%) Military
8 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) System Testing
8 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared

Rational DOORS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (23.08%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Military
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Verification Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) UML
2 9 (69.23%) Validation
2 9 (69.23%) SysML
2 9 (69.23%) Requirements Management
3 8 (61.54%) Test Scripting
4 5 (38.46%) Change Management
5 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
5 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
6 3 (23.08%) Supplier Management
6 3 (23.08%) Supply Chain Management
6 3 (23.08%) SOA
7 2 (15.38%) Software Architecture
8 1 (7.69%) System Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
8 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
1 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) IBM
2 3 (23.08%) HP