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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational DOORS
Rank 539 536 491
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -45
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 61 35 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.073% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.90% 0.61% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 9
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£365 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £458 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £333 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.77% -11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 19 49
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £34.50 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £44.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.56%
Rational DOORS
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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 England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6791 5708 5806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.79% 11.89% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4610 3816 3311
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 122 229
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.45 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +3.67%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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
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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 West -24 22 £380 +20.63% 9
London +1 12 £365 -16.57% 1
West Midlands -12 11 £365 - 3
South East -19 9 £331 -5.35%
East of England -18 3 - - 3
East Midlands - - - -
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Rational DOORS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 55 (41.35%) Requirements Management
2 53 (39.85%) Validation
3 49 (36.84%) UML
4 41 (30.83%) Software Engineering
5 35 (26.32%) Security Cleared
6 30 (22.56%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (20.30%) Project Management
7 27 (20.30%) Configuration Management
7 27 (20.30%) C++
8 25 (18.80%) ClearCase
9 24 (18.05%) Degree
10 22 (16.54%) SC Cleared
11 21 (15.79%) Manufacturing
12 20 (15.04%) Java
13 19 (14.29%) IBM
13 19 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
14 18 (13.53%) Change Management
14 18 (13.53%) Time Management
15 17 (12.78%) Avionics
15 17 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (12.03%) ENOVIA
16 16 (12.03%) OO
16 16 (12.03%) ClearQuest
16 16 (12.03%) Rational Rhapsody
17 15 (11.28%) HP Quality Center
17 15 (11.28%) LoadRunner
17 15 (11.28%) HP
17 15 (11.28%) C
18 14 (10.53%) SysML
18 14 (10.53%) Test Scripting

Rational DOORS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Applications
1 4 (3.01%) Simulink
2 2 (1.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.75%) Stateflow
3 1 (0.75%) Windchill
3 1 (0.75%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 16 (12.03%) ENOVIA
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.77%) Wireshark
2 2 (1.50%) ATM
3 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.51%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 25 (18.80%) ClearCase
2 16 (12.03%) ClearQuest
2 16 (12.03%) Rational Rhapsody
3 15 (11.28%) LoadRunner
4 11 (8.27%) JUnit
5 8 (6.02%) DbUnit
5 8 (6.02%) SoapUI
6 6 (4.51%) Subversion
7 4 (3.01%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (1.50%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.50%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.50%) eggPlant
8 2 (1.50%) NeoLoad
9 1 (0.75%) JIRA
9 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (15.79%) Manufacturing
2 17 (12.78%) Avionics
3 12 (9.02%) Aerospace
4 10 (7.52%) Automotive
4 10 (7.52%) Finance
5 9 (6.77%) Military
6 7 (5.26%) Electronics
7 5 (3.76%) Banking
8 3 (2.26%) Publishing
9 1 (0.75%) Marketing
9 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (33.83%) Software Engineer
2 36 (27.07%) Systems Engineer
3 23 (17.29%) Test Engineer
4 16 (12.03%) Applications Engineer
5 12 (9.02%) Requirements Engineer
6 8 (6.02%) Requirements Manager
6 8 (6.02%) Software Test Engineer
6 8 (6.02%) Systems Test Engineer
7 7 (5.26%) Analyst
8 6 (4.51%) Design Engineer
8 6 (4.51%) Integration Engineer
9 5 (3.76%) Systems Integration Engineer
10 4 (3.01%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.01%) Developer
10 4 (3.01%) Development Engineer
11 3 (2.26%) Verification Engineer
11 3 (2.26%) Principal Engineer
11 3 (2.26%) Senior Software Engineer
11 3 (2.26%) Principal Systems Engineer
12 2 (1.50%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.77%) jQuery
2 8 (6.02%) .NET
3 4 (3.01%) GWT
4 2 (1.50%) Web Services
4 2 (1.50%) XML
4 2 (1.50%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.75%) Spring
5 1 (0.75%) JSP
5 1 (0.75%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (22.56%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.51%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.51%) Mathematics
3 6 (4.51%) Physics
4 5 (3.76%) Human Factors
4 5 (3.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (3.01%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (3.01%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (3.01%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.26%) User Experience
7 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.75%) ASIC
7 1 (0.75%) VHDL
7 1 (0.75%) CAN bus
7 1 (0.75%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.51%) Linux
2 3 (2.26%) Windows
3 2 (1.50%) UNIX
4 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (41.35%) Requirements Management
2 53 (39.85%) Validation
3 49 (36.84%) UML
4 41 (30.83%) Software Engineering
5 27 (20.30%) Configuration Management
5 27 (20.30%) Project Management
6 19 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
7 18 (13.53%) Change Management
7 18 (13.53%) Time Management
8 17 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (12.03%) OO
10 14 (10.53%) SysML
10 14 (10.53%) Test Scripting
11 13 (9.77%) Change Control
11 13 (9.77%) Regression Testing
12 11 (8.27%) Scrum
12 11 (8.27%) OOP
13 10 (7.52%) Test Strategy
13 10 (7.52%) Functional Testing
14 9 (6.77%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 27 (20.30%) C++
2 20 (15.04%) Java
3 15 (11.28%) C
4 13 (9.77%) SQL
5 10 (7.52%) Ada
5 10 (7.52%) MATLAB
6 7 (5.26%) Embedded C
7 5 (3.76%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.76%) Delphi
8 4 (3.01%) C#
9 2 (1.50%) Python
9 2 (1.50%) Pascal
10 1 (0.75%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.75%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 35 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 24 (18.05%) Degree
3 22 (16.54%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.51%) ISTQB
5 4 (3.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.50%) ISEB
6 2 (1.50%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.75%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.02%) DO-178B
2 3 (2.26%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.75%) QA
3 1 (0.75%) DO-254
3 1 (0.75%) DO-160
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (11.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (14.29%) IBM
2 15 (11.28%) HP
3 11 (8.27%) Oracle
4 4 (3.01%) SAP
4 4 (3.01%) EMC
4 4 (3.01%) Serena
4 4 (3.01%) Google
5 3 (2.26%) Mercator
6 2 (1.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.50%) Wind River
7 1 (0.75%) Xilinx
7 1 (0.75%) Mentor Graphics
7 1 (0.75%) VMware
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