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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational DOORS
Rank 138 - 127
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.031% - 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.26% - 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.90% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +1.47%
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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 North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
379 281 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.80% 9.92% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 150 172
Average daily rate £358 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.37% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £442 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 5
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £16.25 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.12 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Requirements Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Feature Driven Development
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
1 2 (66.67%) Requirements Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Feature Driven Development
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft