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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational DOORS
Rank 113 104 107
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 25 10 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.82% 0.47% 0.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.36% 4.24% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 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 £315 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 17
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.84 £35.00 £29.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £39.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.07%
Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
393 236 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.92% 11.01% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 145 142
Average daily rate £361 £350 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £299 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 30
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £35.30 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £45.00 £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 31 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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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 9 £275 -17.91% 1
Somerset - 7 - -
Dorset - 3 - - 2
Gloucestershire - 3 - - 1
Rational DOORS
England

Rational DOORS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 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 34 (54.84%) Requirements Management
2 33 (53.23%) UML
3 31 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 31 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 30 (48.39%) Validation
5 23 (37.10%) Configuration Management
6 15 (24.19%) SC Cleared
6 15 (24.19%) Test Scripting
7 14 (22.58%) Military
8 13 (20.97%) DO-178B
9 12 (19.35%) Avionics
9 12 (19.35%) SysML
10 11 (17.74%) Degree
10 11 (17.74%) Java
11 10 (16.13%) OO
11 10 (16.13%) C++
11 10 (16.13%) Aerospace
11 10 (16.13%) Requirements Analysis
11 10 (16.13%) Change Control
12 9 (14.52%) Integration Testing
12 9 (14.52%) OOP
12 9 (14.52%) MATLAB
13 8 (12.90%) IBM
13 8 (12.90%) C
14 7 (11.29%) Embedded C
15 6 (9.68%) Change Management
15 6 (9.68%) Telecoms
15 6 (9.68%) Rational Rhapsody
15 6 (9.68%) DV Cleared
16 5 (8.06%) Strategic Planning

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 (4.84%) Simulink
2 1 (1.61%) Windchill
2 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.61%) DVB
1 1 (1.61%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (3.23%) LoadRunner
General
1 14 (22.58%) Military
2 12 (19.35%) Avionics
3 10 (16.13%) Aerospace
4 6 (9.68%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.84%) Electronics
6 2 (3.23%) Finance
6 2 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (45.16%) Software Engineer
2 23 (37.10%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Test Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Principal Systems Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Principal Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Test Manager
5 5 (8.06%) Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Verification Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Systems Test Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) C++ Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Systems Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Architect
8 2 (3.23%) C++ Software Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) .NET
1 1 (1.61%) J2EE
1 1 (1.61%) XML
1 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.61%) WPF
1 1 (1.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (1.61%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (1.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (54.84%) Requirements Management
2 33 (53.23%) UML
3 31 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 30 (48.39%) Validation
5 23 (37.10%) Configuration Management
6 15 (24.19%) Test Scripting
7 12 (19.35%) SysML
8 10 (16.13%) Change Control
8 10 (16.13%) Requirements Analysis
8 10 (16.13%) OO
9 9 (14.52%) OOP
9 9 (14.52%) Integration Testing
10 6 (9.68%) Change Management
11 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (8.06%) Strategic Planning
12 4 (6.45%) System Testing
13 2 (3.23%) Software Architecture
13 2 (3.23%) Supplier Management
13 2 (3.23%) Risk Management
13 2 (3.23%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.74%) Java
2 10 (16.13%) C++
3 9 (14.52%) MATLAB
4 8 (12.90%) C
5 7 (11.29%) Embedded C
6 2 (3.23%) Assembly Language
6 2 (3.23%) SQL
7 1 (1.61%) Ada
7 1 (1.61%) C#
7 1 (1.61%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 31 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (24.19%) SC Cleared
3 11 (17.74%) Degree
4 6 (9.68%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.23%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.97%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) IBM
2 3 (4.84%) Serena
3 2 (3.23%) Wind River
3 2 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
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