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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational DOORS
Rank 110 107 110
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 23 36 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.77% 1.20% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.31% 8.67% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
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£430 £325 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.30% +22.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.56 £33.20 £36.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.73 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.13 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+5.74% -2.11%
Rational DOORS
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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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
433 415 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.52% 13.85% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 271 119
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 35 12
Average hourly rate £37.04 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.22% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.77 £33.70 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 May 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
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 22 May 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
Bristol +4 9 £600 - 3
Gloucestershire -11 7 - -
Somerset +14 4 - -
Wiltshire +3 2 £430 -
Rational DOORS
England

Rational DOORS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 23 (58.97%) Software Engineering
2 19 (48.72%) UML
3 18 (46.15%) Security Cleared
4 17 (43.59%) SC Cleared
5 14 (35.90%) Configuration Management
6 13 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
7 12 (30.77%) DO-178B
7 12 (30.77%) Requirements Management
8 11 (28.21%) Aerospace
8 11 (28.21%) C
8 11 (28.21%) C++
8 11 (28.21%) Integration Testing
9 10 (25.64%) Embedded C
9 10 (25.64%) Requirements Analysis
10 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (20.51%) Serena
10 8 (20.51%) Java
10 8 (20.51%) Requirements Engineering
11 7 (17.95%) Change Control
11 7 (17.95%) Ada
12 6 (15.38%) Web Services
12 6 (15.38%) Scrum
12 6 (15.38%) Spring
12 6 (15.38%) SysML
12 6 (15.38%) Google
12 6 (15.38%) GWT
13 5 (12.82%) Avionics
13 5 (12.82%) Degree
13 5 (12.82%) Information Management
13 5 (12.82%) Hibernate

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (2.56%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (2.56%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Windchill
1 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 13 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (12.82%) ClearQuest
2 5 (12.82%) ClearCase
3 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.56%) Maven
4 1 (2.56%) NetBeans
General
1 11 (28.21%) Aerospace
2 5 (12.82%) Avionics
2 5 (12.82%) Automotive
3 4 (10.26%) Military
4 3 (7.69%) Finance
4 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Software Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Verification Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Requirements Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Validation Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Requirements Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Embedded Software Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Communications Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) Web Services
1 6 (15.38%) Spring
1 6 (15.38%) GWT
2 5 (12.82%) Hibernate
2 5 (12.82%) JSP
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Camel
3 1 (2.56%) JPA
3 1 (2.56%) JFC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) UNIX
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
1 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) Software Engineering
2 19 (48.72%) UML
3 14 (35.90%) Configuration Management
4 12 (30.77%) Requirements Management
5 11 (28.21%) Integration Testing
6 10 (25.64%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (20.51%) Requirements Engineering
8 7 (17.95%) Change Control
9 6 (15.38%) Scrum
9 6 (15.38%) SysML
10 5 (12.82%) Information Management
10 5 (12.82%) Validation
11 4 (10.26%) Embedded Software Development
12 3 (7.69%) Programme Management
13 2 (5.13%) MODAF
13 2 (5.13%) Software Testing
13 2 (5.13%) Test Scripting
14 1 (2.56%) User Stories
14 1 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) C
1 11 (28.21%) C++
2 10 (25.64%) Embedded C
3 8 (20.51%) Java
4 7 (17.95%) Ada
5 1 (2.56%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.56%) C#
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 17 (43.59%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.82%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.77%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.56%) ARP4754
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Serena
2 6 (15.38%) Google
3 3 (7.69%) Wind River
4 2 (5.13%) IBM