The table below looks at the statistics for Rational DOORS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset 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 28 33 34
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 7 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.76% 0.52% 0.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.95% 2.50% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +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 Dorset region.

Development Applications Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
39 40 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 15.35% 20.62% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 10
Average daily rate £330 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £39.25 - £27.50
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 Dorset

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

Rational DOORS Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Rational DOORS
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Rational DOORS Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Rational DOORS
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Rational DOORS Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Rational DOORS
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 12 (100.00%) Validation
1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) Requirements Management
2 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) Degree
3 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Avionics
3 4 (33.33%) DO-178B
3 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (33.33%) Military
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) C++
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) UML
3 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 4 (33.33%) MATLAB

Rational DOORS
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

General
1 4 (33.33%) Avionics
1 4 (33.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Principal Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Development Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Principal Systems Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Validation
2 8 (66.67%) Requirements Management
3 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) UML
3 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C++
1 4 (33.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) DO-178B