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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational DOORS
Rank 112 112 96
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 38 28 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.14% 0.89% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.32% 7.43% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 11
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£444 £275 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.36% -12.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £286 £350
% change year-on-year
+48.47% -18.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 1
Average hourly rate £41.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+5.82% -
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
457 377 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.66% 11.92% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 225 155
Average daily rate £400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £297 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 19 15
Average hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -19.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £32.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.43 £40.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Gloucestershire +3 10 £438 - 1
Bristol -2 10 £500 +81.81% 1
Somerset +3 6 £310 -
Dorset +2 6 - - 2
Wiltshire +2 5 £520 -
Rational DOORS
England

Rational DOORS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 25 (41.67%) UML
2 24 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 23 (38.33%) Security Cleared
4 17 (28.33%) SC Cleared
5 16 (26.67%) Requirements Management
5 16 (26.67%) Military
6 14 (23.33%) C
7 13 (21.67%) C++
7 13 (21.67%) Validation
8 12 (20.00%) Degree
8 12 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
9 11 (18.33%) Configuration Management
10 10 (16.67%) Aerospace
10 10 (16.67%) SysML
11 8 (13.33%) MODAF
11 8 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
11 8 (13.33%) DO-178B
11 8 (13.33%) Change Control
11 8 (13.33%) Integration Testing
11 8 (13.33%) Visual Studio
12 7 (11.67%) C#
12 7 (11.67%) Embedded C
13 6 (10.00%) Serena
13 6 (10.00%) MFC
13 6 (10.00%) OO
13 6 (10.00%) DV Cleared
13 6 (10.00%) Requirements Engineering
13 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (8.33%) Use Case
14 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (1.67%) Apache
1 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Office
2 4 (6.67%) Windchill
3 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) SNMP
2 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.67%) 3G
2 1 (1.67%) WiMAX
2 1 (1.67%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.67%) LTE
2 1 (1.67%) 4G
2 1 (1.67%) VoIP
2 1 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 8 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.33%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.67%) GDB
5 1 (1.67%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.67%) ClearCase
General
1 16 (26.67%) Military
2 10 (16.67%) Aerospace
3 5 (8.33%) Automotive
3 5 (8.33%) Finance
4 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.00%) Avionics
5 1 (1.67%) Marketing
5 1 (1.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 14 (23.33%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (13.33%) Architect
4 5 (8.33%) Systems Architect
5 4 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Verification Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (5.00%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Validation Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Project Officer
7 2 (3.33%) Requirements Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Requirements Engineer
8 1 (1.67%) Embedded Software Developer
8 1 (1.67%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) MFC
2 4 (6.67%) .NET
2 4 (6.67%) STL
3 2 (3.33%) JSP
4 1 (1.67%) HTML
4 1 (1.67%) CSS
4 1 (1.67%) Web Services
4 1 (1.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.67%) Spring
4 1 (1.67%) JFC
4 1 (1.67%) WCF
4 1 (1.67%) WPF
4 1 (1.67%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Windows
2 4 (6.67%) Linux
3 2 (3.33%) UNIX
3 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.67%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (41.67%) UML
2 24 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 16 (26.67%) Requirements Management
4 13 (21.67%) Validation
5 11 (18.33%) Configuration Management
6 10 (16.67%) SysML
7 8 (13.33%) Integration Testing
7 8 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (13.33%) MODAF
7 8 (13.33%) Change Control
8 6 (10.00%) OO
8 6 (10.00%) Requirements Engineering
9 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (8.33%) Use Case
10 4 (6.67%) Multithreading
10 4 (6.67%) OOD
11 3 (5.00%) Risk Management
11 3 (5.00%) Scrum
11 3 (5.00%) Programme Management
12 2 (3.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.33%) C
2 13 (21.67%) C++
3 7 (11.67%) C#
3 7 (11.67%) Embedded C
4 5 (8.33%) Ada
4 5 (8.33%) Java
5 3 (5.00%) SQL
5 3 (5.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 23 (38.33%) Security Cleared
2 17 (28.33%) SC Cleared
3 12 (20.00%) Degree
4 6 (10.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.67%) CCNP
6 1 (1.67%) CCNA
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.67%) ARP4754
2 1 (1.67%) DO-160
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) Serena
2 4 (6.67%) IBM
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.67%) Google
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco