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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational DOORS
Rank 120 90 111
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +21
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 28 14 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.84% 0.63% 0.81%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.91% 5.26% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 0
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£275 £315 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 18
Average hourly rate £35.81 £35.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.87 £35.00 £28.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
405 266 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.17% 11.90% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 169 155
Average daily rate £375 £338 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 47
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £22.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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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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 -18 8 £275 -12.69%
Somerset - 6 - - 4
Gloucestershire -13 4 - - 2
Rational DOORS
England

Rational DOORS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 36 (59.02%) UML
2 35 (57.38%) Software Engineering
3 30 (49.18%) Validation
4 27 (44.26%) Configuration Management
4 27 (44.26%) Requirements Management
4 27 (44.26%) Security Cleared
5 17 (27.87%) SC Cleared
6 16 (26.23%) C++
7 15 (24.59%) DO-178B
8 14 (22.95%) Change Control
9 13 (21.31%) Avionics
9 13 (21.31%) Requirements Analysis
9 13 (21.31%) Java
9 13 (21.31%) OO
9 13 (21.31%) Military
10 12 (19.67%) SysML
10 12 (19.67%) OOP
10 12 (19.67%) Integration Testing
11 11 (18.03%) Test Scripting
12 9 (14.75%) Aerospace
12 9 (14.75%) C
12 9 (14.75%) IBM
12 9 (14.75%) Degree
13 8 (13.11%) Embedded C
14 7 (11.48%) MATLAB
14 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (9.84%) Change Management
16 5 (8.20%) Rational Rhapsody
17 4 (6.56%) Linux
17 4 (6.56%) Serena

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (1.64%) Simulink
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) DVB
1 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.64%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (4.92%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (4.92%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (21.31%) Avionics
1 13 (21.31%) Military
2 9 (14.75%) Aerospace
3 3 (4.92%) Finance
3 3 (4.92%) Electronics
4 2 (3.28%) Marketing
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (57.38%) Software Engineer
2 22 (36.07%) Systems Engineer
3 10 (16.39%) Test Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Principal Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Principal Systems Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Software Test Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Development Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Systems Test Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.92%) C++ Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Systems Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Verification Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Systems Architect
8 2 (3.28%) C++ Software Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) .NET
1 1 (1.64%) XML
1 1 (1.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (1.64%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.64%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (59.02%) UML
2 35 (57.38%) Software Engineering
3 30 (49.18%) Validation
4 27 (44.26%) Configuration Management
4 27 (44.26%) Requirements Management
5 14 (22.95%) Change Control
6 13 (21.31%) Requirements Analysis
6 13 (21.31%) OO
7 12 (19.67%) SysML
7 12 (19.67%) OOP
7 12 (19.67%) Integration Testing
8 11 (18.03%) Test Scripting
9 6 (9.84%) Change Management
10 3 (4.92%) SOA
10 3 (4.92%) Supplier Management
10 3 (4.92%) Supply Chain Management
10 3 (4.92%) System Testing
11 2 (3.28%) Software Architecture
12 1 (1.64%) OOA/OOD
12 1 (1.64%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.23%) C++
2 13 (21.31%) Java
3 9 (14.75%) C
4 8 (13.11%) Embedded C
5 7 (11.48%) MATLAB
6 3 (4.92%) Delphi
6 3 (4.92%) Ada
7 2 (3.28%) SQL
8 1 (1.64%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.64%) C#
8 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (44.26%) Security Cleared
2 17 (27.87%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.75%) Degree
4 3 (4.92%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (24.59%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) IBM
2 4 (6.56%) Serena
3 3 (4.92%) HP
3 3 (4.92%) Wind River
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
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