The table below looks at the statistics for Rational DOORS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational DOORS
Rank 242 230 215
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -15
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 11 7 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.082% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.97% 0.80% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
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£325 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £356 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £432 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.39% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 12
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +5.00%
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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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1132 872 1028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.54% 10.25% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 671 518 520
Average daily rate £363 £368 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +8.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 60
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £15.20 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.60 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -2.77%

Rational DOORS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Rational DOORS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Rational DOORS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Rational DOORS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Rational DOORS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Rational DOORS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Rational DOORS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
Hampshire -18 5 £406 +12.84% 2
East Sussex - 3 £325 -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 2
Surrey - - - -
Rational DOORS
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Rational DOORS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 12 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 11 (61.11%) UML
3 8 (44.44%) Ada
4 7 (38.89%) C++
4 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
5 6 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (33.33%) C
6 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
7 4 (22.22%) DO-178B
7 4 (22.22%) Rational Rhapsody
7 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
7 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
8 3 (16.67%) IBM
8 3 (16.67%) C#
8 3 (16.67%) Java
8 3 (16.67%) OO
8 3 (16.67%) Aerospace
8 3 (16.67%) Validation
8 3 (16.67%) Military
8 3 (16.67%) Avionics
9 2 (11.11%) Degree
9 2 (11.11%) Change Control
9 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
9 2 (11.11%) Requirements Management
9 2 (11.11%) SysML
9 2 (11.11%) Xilinx
9 2 (11.11%) ATM
9 2 (11.11%) OOP
9 2 (11.11%) UNIX
9 2 (11.11%) Windows

Rational DOORS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1 (5.56%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (5.56%) JUnit
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 3 (16.67%) Aerospace
1 3 (16.67%) Military
1 3 (16.67%) Avionics
2 2 (11.11%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Software Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Requirements Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) STL
1 1 (5.56%) XML
1 1 (5.56%) OpenGL
1 1 (5.56%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) UNIX
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) VxWorks
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 11 (61.11%) UML
3 6 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
5 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Validation
6 3 (16.67%) OO
7 2 (11.11%) OOP
7 2 (11.11%) SysML
7 2 (11.11%) Requirements Management
7 2 (11.11%) Change Control
7 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
8 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
8 1 (5.56%) SOA
8 1 (5.56%) Supply Chain Management
8 1 (5.56%) Change Management
8 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Ada
2 7 (38.89%) C++
3 6 (33.33%) C
4 3 (16.67%) C#
4 3 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) Pascal
5 2 (11.11%) Delphi
6 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) IBM
2 2 (11.11%) Xilinx
3 1 (5.56%) Wind River
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Mercator
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Google