The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 England 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 485 484 516
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +32
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 72 38 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.088% 0.097%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.14% 0.76% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 9
Average daily rate £375 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £383 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 22 24
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +2.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.95 £31.90 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.78 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +2.16%
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6320 4979 5460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.31% 11.53% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4124 3200 3248
Average daily rate £375 £390 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 139 193
Average hourly rate £38.50 £37.40 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.45 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.58 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Rational DOORS
UK

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South West -2 31 £375 +35.74% 16
South East -10 14 £360 -0.68% 9
West Midlands -22 12 - - 3
East of England -25 10 - - 3
North West -18 1 - -
London -35 1 £500 +42.85% 3
East Midlands - - - -
Rational DOORS
UK

Rational DOORS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 53 (44.17%) Requirements Management
2 43 (35.83%) Security Cleared
3 41 (34.17%) Software Engineering
4 36 (30.00%) UML
5 34 (28.33%) Validation
6 26 (21.67%) Configuration Management
6 26 (21.67%) Degree
7 24 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 24 (20.00%) MATLAB
8 20 (16.67%) Aerospace
8 20 (16.67%) DO-178B
8 20 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
9 19 (15.83%) Military
10 17 (14.17%) C
11 15 (12.50%) C++
11 15 (12.50%) Avionics
12 14 (11.67%) Simulink
13 13 (10.83%) Project Management
13 13 (10.83%) ClearQuest
13 13 (10.83%) Test Scripting
14 12 (10.00%) IBM
15 11 (9.17%) Electronics
15 11 (9.17%) Time Management
16 10 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
16 10 (8.33%) ClearCase
17 9 (7.50%) OO
17 9 (7.50%) Java
17 9 (7.50%) Embedded C
17 9 (7.50%) Serena
17 9 (7.50%) Integration Testing

Rational DOORS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (11.67%) Simulink
2 3 (2.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.67%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.67%) MS Office
4 1 (0.83%) Windchill
4 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (6.67%) ENOVIA
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.67%) Firewall
2 1 (0.83%) VSAT
2 1 (0.83%) LAN
2 1 (0.83%) WAN
2 1 (0.83%) HTTP
2 1 (0.83%) DNS
2 1 (0.83%) CTI
2 1 (0.83%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (1.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.83%) Star Schema
3 1 (0.83%) DB2
3 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
2 13 (10.83%) ClearQuest
3 10 (8.33%) ClearCase
4 5 (4.17%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.50%) LabVIEW
5 3 (2.50%) Bugzilla
5 3 (2.50%) Subversion
6 2 (1.67%) JIRA
7 1 (0.83%) JUnit
7 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.83%) FogBugz
General
1 20 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 19 (15.83%) Military
3 15 (12.50%) Avionics
4 11 (9.17%) Electronics
5 8 (6.67%) Manufacturing
6 6 (5.00%) Finance
6 6 (5.00%) Automotive
7 5 (4.17%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.83%) Retail
8 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 36 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
3 12 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 10 (8.33%) Requirements Engineer
5 8 (6.67%) Principal Engineer
6 7 (5.83%) Applications Engineer
6 7 (5.83%) Analyst
7 6 (5.00%) Systems Test Engineer
8 5 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (4.17%) Design Engineer
8 5 (4.17%) Test Manager
8 5 (4.17%) Principal Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.33%) Ada Software Engineer
9 4 (3.33%) Verification Engineer
9 4 (3.33%) Developer
9 4 (3.33%) Software Test Engineer
10 3 (2.50%) Architect
10 3 (2.50%) Consultant
10 3 (2.50%) Requirements Analyst
11 2 (1.67%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.33%) Hibernate
2 3 (2.50%) JSP
3 2 (1.67%) XML
4 1 (0.83%) HTML
4 1 (0.83%) .NET
4 1 (0.83%) J2EE
4 1 (0.83%) JSF
4 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.83%) iBATIS
4 1 (0.83%) WPF
4 1 (0.83%) ICEfaces
4 1 (0.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (0.83%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.83%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (4.17%) CAN bus
2 5 (4.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (3.33%) Mathematics
3 4 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.50%) Physics
4 3 (2.50%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.67%) VHDL
5 2 (1.67%) Human Factors
5 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.67%) Firmware
5 2 (1.67%) ASIC
6 1 (0.83%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.00%) Windows
1 6 (5.00%) Linux
2 4 (3.33%) UNIX
3 3 (2.50%) VxWorks
4 2 (1.67%) Solaris
5 1 (0.83%) AIX
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (44.17%) Requirements Management
2 41 (34.17%) Software Engineering
3 36 (30.00%) UML
4 34 (28.33%) Validation
5 26 (21.67%) Configuration Management
6 13 (10.83%) Project Management
6 13 (10.83%) Test Scripting
7 11 (9.17%) Time Management
8 10 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (7.50%) Integration Testing
9 9 (7.50%) OO
10 8 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (6.67%) Requirements Engineering
11 7 (5.83%) Change Control
12 6 (5.00%) System Testing
12 6 (5.00%) Software Testing
13 5 (4.17%) Strategic Planning
13 5 (4.17%) Change Management
13 5 (4.17%) Risk Management
13 5 (4.17%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.00%) MATLAB
2 17 (14.17%) C
3 15 (12.50%) C++
4 9 (7.50%) Java
4 9 (7.50%) Embedded C
5 7 (5.83%) Ada
6 4 (3.33%) SQL
7 3 (2.50%) Python
7 3 (2.50%) C#
8 2 (1.67%) Delphi
8 2 (1.67%) VB
8 2 (1.67%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (35.83%) Security Cleared
2 26 (21.67%) Degree
3 24 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.17%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.83%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.67%) DO-178B
2 5 (4.17%) DO-254
3 4 (3.33%) ARP4754
4 3 (2.50%) ARP4761
4 3 (2.50%) DO-160
4 3 (2.50%) SLA
4 3 (2.50%) IEC 61508
5 2 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (10.00%) IBM
2 9 (7.50%) Serena
3 5 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.33%) Xilinx
4 4 (3.33%) Oracle
5 2 (1.67%) EMC
6 1 (0.83%) Intel
6 1 (0.83%) Citrix
6 1 (0.83%) Telelogic
6 1 (0.83%) VMware
6 1 (0.83%) Wind River
6 1 (0.83%) Altera
6 1 (0.83%) Synplicity
6 1 (0.83%) Actel
6 1 (0.83%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.83%) SAP
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