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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational DOORS
Rank 125 119 122
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 17 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.56% 0.53% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.12% 4.32% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
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£375 £363 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +26.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 2
Average hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.77 £36.00 £36.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £40.00 £38.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -2.11%
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
413 347 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.52% 12.37% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 212 205
Average daily rate £400 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £35.00 £35.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

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
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 6 March 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 6 March 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
Gloucestershire -9 8 - - 2
Bristol -10 1 - -
Dorset - - - -
Rational DOORS
England

Rational DOORS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 22 (70.97%) Software Engineering
2 20 (64.52%) Security Cleared
3 18 (58.06%) SC Cleared
3 18 (58.06%) UML
4 16 (51.61%) C++
5 14 (45.16%) Requirements Analysis
6 13 (41.94%) Rational Rhapsody
7 12 (38.71%) Requirements Engineering
7 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (38.71%) Java
8 11 (35.48%) Web Services
8 11 (35.48%) GWT
8 11 (35.48%) Google
9 10 (32.26%) Scrum
9 10 (32.26%) Configuration Management
10 9 (29.03%) ClearCase
10 9 (29.03%) ClearQuest
10 9 (29.03%) Information Management
10 9 (29.03%) Spring
11 8 (25.81%) Management Information System
11 8 (25.81%) Aerospace
12 7 (22.58%) JSP
12 7 (22.58%) C
12 7 (22.58%) Hibernate
12 7 (22.58%) DO-178B
13 6 (19.35%) Requirements Management
13 6 (19.35%) Integration Testing
13 6 (19.35%) Ada
14 5 (16.13%) Embedded C
14 5 (16.13%) Avionics

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (6.45%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Rational Rhapsody
2 9 (29.03%) ClearQuest
2 9 (29.03%) ClearCase
3 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.23%) Maven
General
1 8 (25.81%) Aerospace
2 5 (16.13%) Avionics
3 4 (12.90%) Finance
4 2 (6.45%) Military
5 1 (3.23%) Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Automotive
5 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Software Engineer
2 3 (9.68%) Developer
2 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
3 2 (6.45%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Requirements Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Requirements Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Ada Software Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Development Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Test Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) Web Services
1 11 (35.48%) GWT
2 9 (29.03%) Spring
3 7 (22.58%) JSP
3 7 (22.58%) Hibernate
4 2 (6.45%) JPA
4 2 (6.45%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) Software Engineering
2 18 (58.06%) UML
3 14 (45.16%) Requirements Analysis
4 12 (38.71%) Requirements Engineering
4 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (32.26%) Scrum
5 10 (32.26%) Configuration Management
6 9 (29.03%) Information Management
7 6 (19.35%) Integration Testing
7 6 (19.35%) Requirements Management
8 4 (12.90%) Embedded Software Development
9 3 (9.68%) Change Control
10 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
10 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (6.45%) Validation
10 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
11 1 (3.23%) OOD
11 1 (3.23%) SOA
11 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (3.23%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) C++
2 12 (38.71%) Java
3 7 (22.58%) C
4 6 (19.35%) Ada
5 5 (16.13%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.23%) C#
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (64.52%) Security Cleared
2 18 (58.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.23%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) ISEB
4 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) DO-178B
2 1 (3.23%) DO-160
2 1 (3.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Google
2 4 (12.90%) Serena
3 3 (9.68%) Wind River
4 2 (6.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) HP
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