The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South West region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational DOORS
Rank 108 103 107
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 28 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.99% 0.43% 0.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.41% 4.25% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £335 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.91% -16.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 15
Average hourly rate £36.40 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.93% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.84 £35.50 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -3.84%
Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
378 212 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.38% 10.09% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 126 154
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 9 28
Average hourly rate £36.40 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.77 £28.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £41.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Rational DOORS
England

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
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 11 July 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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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
Bristol -20 8 £275 -17.91%
Somerset - 8 - - 4
Gloucestershire -6 6 £275 - 1
Dorset - 4 - -
Rational DOORS
England

Rational DOORS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 32 (58.18%) UML
1 32 (58.18%) Requirements Management
2 29 (52.73%) Software Engineering
3 28 (50.91%) Security Cleared
4 26 (47.27%) Validation
5 21 (38.18%) Configuration Management
6 14 (25.45%) Military
7 13 (23.64%) Test Scripting
7 13 (23.64%) SC Cleared
8 11 (20.00%) SysML
8 11 (20.00%) Degree
8 11 (20.00%) Java
9 10 (18.18%) OO
9 10 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
9 10 (18.18%) Change Control
10 9 (16.36%) Avionics
10 9 (16.36%) DO-178B
10 9 (16.36%) MATLAB
10 9 (16.36%) OOP
11 8 (14.55%) C++
11 8 (14.55%) Aerospace
12 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
12 6 (10.91%) C
12 6 (10.91%) IBM
12 6 (10.91%) DV Cleared
12 6 (10.91%) Rational Rhapsody
13 5 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
13 5 (9.09%) Integration Testing
13 5 (9.09%) Embedded C
13 5 (9.09%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Simulink
2 1 (1.82%) Windchill
2 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.82%) DVB
1 1 (1.82%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.82%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.82%) LoadRunner
General
1 14 (25.45%) Military
2 9 (16.36%) Avionics
3 8 (14.55%) Aerospace
4 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.45%) Electronics
6 2 (3.64%) Marketing
7 1 (1.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (43.64%) Software Engineer
2 22 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Test Manager
3 6 (10.91%) Principal Systems Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Principal Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Test Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Systems Test Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Verification Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Systems Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) C++ Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Systems Architect
7 2 (3.64%) C++ Software Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Integration Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) .NET
1 1 (1.82%) J2EE
1 1 (1.82%) XML
1 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.82%) WPF
1 1 (1.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (1.82%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (58.18%) UML
1 32 (58.18%) Requirements Management
2 29 (52.73%) Software Engineering
3 26 (47.27%) Validation
4 21 (38.18%) Configuration Management
5 13 (23.64%) Test Scripting
6 11 (20.00%) SysML
7 10 (18.18%) Change Control
7 10 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
7 10 (18.18%) OO
8 9 (16.36%) OOP
9 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (9.09%) Change Management
9 5 (9.09%) Integration Testing
9 5 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
10 4 (7.27%) System Testing
11 2 (3.64%) Software Architecture
11 2 (3.64%) Risk Management
11 2 (3.64%) Data Analysis
12 1 (1.82%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) Java
2 9 (16.36%) MATLAB
3 8 (14.55%) C++
4 6 (10.91%) C
5 5 (9.09%) Embedded C
6 2 (3.64%) Assembly Language
6 2 (3.64%) SQL
7 1 (1.82%) Ada
7 1 (1.82%) C#
7 1 (1.82%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 28 (50.91%) Security Cleared
2 13 (23.64%) SC Cleared
3 11 (20.00%) Degree
4 6 (10.91%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.36%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) IBM
2 2 (3.64%) Serena
3 1 (1.82%) Wind River
3 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.82%) HP
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