The table below looks at the statistics for Rational DOORS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational DOORS
Rank 125 109 111
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 15 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.61% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.19% 5.62% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate
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£368 £363 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.37% +26.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £358 £318
% change year-on-year
-2.09% +12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 8
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.28 £32.83 £28.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.90 £38.50 £39.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
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 South West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
470 267 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.73% 10.89% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 171 176
Average daily rate £400 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 23
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £31.62 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

Rational DOORS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Rational DOORS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Rational DOORS
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Rational DOORS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Rational DOORS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Rational DOORS across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Rational DOORS Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Rational DOORS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Rational DOORS Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Rational DOORS
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Rational DOORS across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Rational DOORS Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Rational DOORS
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
Somerset +5 6 £460 - 4
Gloucestershire -16 6 - - 3
Bristol -9 2 £275 -24.13%
Dorset -5 1 - - 1
Rational DOORS
England

Rational DOORS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 20 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 19 (54.29%) Software Engineering
3 18 (51.43%) C++
4 16 (45.71%) UML
5 15 (42.86%) SC Cleared
6 13 (37.14%) Java
7 12 (34.29%) Requirements Analysis
8 11 (31.43%) Configuration Management
9 10 (28.57%) Aerospace
9 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (28.57%) Avionics
9 10 (28.57%) Requirements Engineering
9 10 (28.57%) Rational Rhapsody
10 9 (25.71%) DO-178B
10 9 (25.71%) GWT
10 9 (25.71%) Integration Testing
10 9 (25.71%) Google
10 9 (25.71%) Web Services
11 8 (22.86%) C
11 8 (22.86%) Validation
11 8 (22.86%) Scrum
12 7 (20.00%) Information Management
12 7 (20.00%) Spring
12 7 (20.00%) ClearCase
12 7 (20.00%) ClearQuest
12 7 (20.00%) Change Control
13 6 (17.14%) Requirements Management
13 6 (17.14%) Embedded C
13 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
14 5 (14.29%) Hibernate

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.71%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (2.86%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Rational Rhapsody
2 7 (20.00%) ClearCase
2 7 (20.00%) ClearQuest
3 2 (5.71%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (5.71%) LoadRunner
3 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.86%) Maven
General
1 10 (28.57%) Aerospace
1 10 (28.57%) Avionics
2 4 (11.43%) Finance
3 3 (8.57%) Military
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) Software Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Development Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Configuration and Release Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Ada Software Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Verification Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Requirements Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Release Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) GWT
1 9 (25.71%) Web Services
2 7 (20.00%) Spring
3 5 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 5 (14.29%) JSP
4 2 (5.71%) JPA
4 2 (5.71%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Software Engineering
2 16 (45.71%) UML
3 12 (34.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 11 (31.43%) Configuration Management
5 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (28.57%) Requirements Engineering
6 9 (25.71%) Integration Testing
7 8 (22.86%) Validation
7 8 (22.86%) Scrum
8 7 (20.00%) Information Management
8 7 (20.00%) Change Control
9 6 (17.14%) Requirements Management
10 5 (14.29%) Test Scripting
11 4 (11.43%) OOP
11 4 (11.43%) OO
12 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
12 2 (5.71%) SOA
12 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (5.71%) SysML
12 2 (5.71%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) C++
2 13 (37.14%) Java
3 8 (22.86%) C
4 6 (17.14%) Embedded C
5 4 (11.43%) Ada
6 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.71%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 20 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 15 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.86%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.86%) DO-160
2 1 (2.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Google
2 4 (11.43%) IBM
2 4 (11.43%) Serena
3 3 (8.57%) Wind River
4 2 (5.71%) HP
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