The table below looks at the statistics for Rational DOORS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rational DOORS over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational DOORS
Rank 140 137 128
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 16 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.064% 0.037%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.60% 0.49% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £370 £358
% change year-on-year
- +3.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £34.75 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.10% -6.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.82%
Rational DOORS
England

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

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
616 406 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.21% 12.90% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 270 122
Average daily rate £353 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 10 18
Average hourly rate £38.00 £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.90 £18.00 £19.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £44.50 £42.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

Rational DOORS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Rational DOORS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Rational DOORS
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Rational DOORS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Rational DOORS
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Rational DOORS Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Rational DOORS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Lancashire +12 15 - - 6
Cumbria - 1 - -
Rational DOORS
England

Rational DOORS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 15 (50.00%) UML
1 15 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (46.67%) C++
3 13 (43.33%) Windows
4 12 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 12 (40.00%) Integration Testing
5 11 (36.67%) Ada
5 11 (36.67%) OO
6 9 (30.00%) RDBMS
6 9 (30.00%) IBM
6 9 (30.00%) C#
6 9 (30.00%) Oracle
6 9 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (30.00%) Management Information System
6 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database
6 9 (30.00%) Relational Database
7 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
7 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
7 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio
8 7 (23.33%) Requirements Management
9 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (16.67%) Degree
9 5 (16.67%) Aerospace
9 5 (16.67%) XML
9 5 (16.67%) VC++
9 5 (16.67%) MS Office
9 5 (16.67%) VectorCAST
9 5 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
9 5 (16.67%) SDLC
10 4 (13.33%) Functional Testing

Rational DOORS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (16.67%) MS Office
2 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database
1 9 (30.00%) RDBMS
1 9 (30.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 5 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (16.67%) VectorCAST
3 2 (6.67%) ClearCase
General
1 5 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 4 (13.33%) Avionics
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.67%) Military
4 1 (3.33%) Automotive
4 1 (3.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Software Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Ada Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Ada Software Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Database Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) DOORS Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Support
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Ada Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Design Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) XML
2 4 (13.33%) .NET
3 2 (6.67%) JSF
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 15 (50.00%) UML
2 12 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 12 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 11 (36.67%) OO
4 9 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (23.33%) Requirements Management
6 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (16.67%) SDLC
7 4 (13.33%) Functional Testing
7 4 (13.33%) HOOD
7 4 (13.33%) Programme Management
7 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
8 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
8 3 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (10.00%) Project Management
8 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 2 (6.67%) TOGAF
10 1 (3.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) C++
2 11 (36.67%) Ada
3 9 (30.00%) C#
4 5 (16.67%) VC++
5 4 (13.33%) VB.NET
6 3 (10.00%) Perl
7 2 (6.67%) C
8 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) Degree
3 4 (13.33%) HND
4 2 (6.67%) APMP
4 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (3.33%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) DO-178B
2 1 (3.33%) IEC 61508
2 1 (3.33%) ISO26262
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) IBM
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) Serena
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
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