The table below looks at the statistics for Rational DOORS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rational DOORS over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational DOORS
Rank 505 490 480
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -10
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 52 49 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.84% 0.93% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 6
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£370 £358 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.49% -4.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £321 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £381 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £358 £318
% change year-on-year
+0.69% +12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 25 25
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 £15.00 £34.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £41.70 £48.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
Rational DOORS
UK

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

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6182 5253 4959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.56% 11.78% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4242 3390 3141
Average daily rate £400 £386 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +1.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 118 205
Average hourly rate £36.40 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

Rational DOORS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Rational DOORS Jobs Demand Trend in England

Rational DOORS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Rational DOORS Daily Rate Trend in England

Rational DOORS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Rational DOORS across the England region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Rational DOORS Daily Rate Histogram in England

Rational DOORS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Rational DOORS Hourly Rate Trend in England

Rational DOORS
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Rational DOORS across the England region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Rational DOORS Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Rational DOORS
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -10 18 £325 -8.45% 3
South West -18 15 £368 +1.37% 9
London - 10 £413 - 1
West Midlands -3 2 - -
East of England -7 2 £450 - 5
East Midlands - - - -
Rational DOORS
UK

Rational DOORS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 51 (44.74%) UML
2 44 (38.60%) Software Engineering
2 44 (38.60%) Security Cleared
3 35 (30.70%) SC Cleared
4 31 (27.19%) Validation
5 30 (26.32%) Requirements Analysis
6 29 (25.44%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (25.44%) C++
7 26 (22.81%) ClearCase
8 25 (21.93%) Requirements Management
9 24 (21.05%) C
10 22 (19.30%) Configuration Management
11 21 (18.42%) DO-178B
11 21 (18.42%) Rational Rhapsody
12 20 (17.54%) Avionics
12 20 (17.54%) HP
13 19 (16.67%) LoadRunner
13 19 (16.67%) Ada
13 19 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
14 18 (15.79%) Java
14 18 (15.79%) Scrum
15 16 (14.04%) Aerospace
15 16 (14.04%) Degree
16 15 (13.16%) Integration Testing
16 15 (13.16%) SysML
17 14 (12.28%) Test Scripting
17 14 (12.28%) Requirements Engineering
18 13 (11.40%) Functional Testing
18 13 (11.40%) IBM
19 12 (10.53%) Change Control

Rational DOORS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.75%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (0.88%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Simulink
2 1 (0.88%) TargetLink
2 1 (0.88%) Stateflow
2 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) ENOVIA
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.65%) Wireshark
2 2 (1.75%) ATM
3 1 (0.88%) LTE
3 1 (0.88%) MIMO
3 1 (0.88%) 4G
3 1 (0.88%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.88%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.88%) IPv4
3 1 (0.88%) IPv6
3 1 (0.88%) Internet
3 1 (0.88%) 3G
3 1 (0.88%) 2G
3 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 26 (22.81%) ClearCase
2 21 (18.42%) Rational Rhapsody
3 19 (16.67%) LoadRunner
4 11 (9.65%) ClearQuest
4 11 (9.65%) JUnit
5 10 (8.77%) SoapUI
5 10 (8.77%) DbUnit
6 5 (4.39%) eggPlant
6 5 (4.39%) NeoLoad
6 5 (4.39%) Subversion
7 3 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (1.75%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.88%) Maven
General
1 20 (17.54%) Avionics
2 16 (14.04%) Aerospace
3 11 (9.65%) Automotive
4 9 (7.89%) Military
5 6 (5.26%) Finance
6 5 (4.39%) Manufacturing
7 4 (3.51%) Electronics
8 1 (0.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (42.98%) Software Engineer
2 25 (21.93%) Systems Engineer
3 22 (19.30%) Test Engineer
4 11 (9.65%) Integration Engineer
5 8 (7.02%) Senior Software Engineer
6 7 (6.14%) Analyst
7 6 (5.26%) Systems Test Engineer
7 6 (5.26%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 6 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) Requirements Analyst
8 4 (3.51%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) Performance Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) Developer
8 4 (3.51%) Java Developer
8 4 (3.51%) Development Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) Performance Test Engineer
9 3 (2.63%) Requirements Engineer
9 3 (2.63%) Applications Engineer
9 3 (2.63%) Test Analyst
10 2 (1.75%) Requirements Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.65%) jQuery
2 9 (7.89%) GWT
2 9 (7.89%) .NET
2 9 (7.89%) Web Services
3 7 (6.14%) JSP
3 7 (6.14%) Spring
4 5 (4.39%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.75%) Apache Camel
5 2 (1.75%) JPA
6 1 (0.88%) HTML5
6 1 (0.88%) STL
6 1 (0.88%) HTML
6 1 (0.88%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (9.65%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.51%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (2.63%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (0.88%) Telematics
5 1 (0.88%) Physics
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.88%) CAN bus
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.88%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.51%) Linux
2 2 (1.75%) UNIX
2 2 (1.75%) Windows
3 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.88%) VMS
3 1 (0.88%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (44.74%) UML
2 44 (38.60%) Software Engineering
3 31 (27.19%) Validation
4 30 (26.32%) Requirements Analysis
5 29 (25.44%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (21.93%) Requirements Management
7 22 (19.30%) Configuration Management
8 18 (15.79%) Scrum
9 15 (13.16%) Integration Testing
9 15 (13.16%) SysML
10 14 (12.28%) Test Scripting
10 14 (12.28%) Requirements Engineering
11 13 (11.40%) Functional Testing
12 12 (10.53%) Change Control
12 12 (10.53%) Test Automation
13 11 (9.65%) Data Migration
13 11 (9.65%) ETL
13 11 (9.65%) Migration
14 10 (8.77%) Regression Testing
15 9 (7.89%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.44%) C++
2 24 (21.05%) C
3 19 (16.67%) Ada
4 18 (15.79%) Java
5 10 (8.77%) SQL
6 7 (6.14%) Embedded C
7 6 (5.26%) Delphi
7 6 (5.26%) MATLAB
8 5 (4.39%) Python
9 3 (2.63%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.75%) Pascal
10 2 (1.75%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 44 (38.60%) Security Cleared
2 35 (30.70%) SC Cleared
3 16 (14.04%) Degree
4 11 (9.65%) ISTQB
5 7 (6.14%) ISEB
6 3 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.75%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (1.75%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (18.42%) DO-178B
2 3 (2.63%) JSP 440
2 3 (2.63%) QA
3 2 (1.75%) IEC 61508
3 2 (1.75%) DO-254
3 2 (1.75%) ARP4754
3 2 (1.75%) ARP4761
4 1 (0.88%) DO-160
Systems Management
1 19 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (17.54%) HP
2 13 (11.40%) IBM
3 10 (8.77%) Oracle
4 9 (7.89%) Google
5 5 (4.39%) Wind River
5 5 (4.39%) Serena
6 3 (2.63%) Xilinx
7 2 (1.75%) Mercator
8 1 (0.88%) EMC
8 1 (0.88%) Mentor Graphics
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