The table below looks at the statistics for Rational DOORS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rational DOORS over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational DOORS
Rank 539 507 511
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +4
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 73 87 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.087%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.02% 1.29% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 12
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£375 £375 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 50 26
Average hourly rate £37.74 £37.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £32.45 £34.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.74 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -2.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7189 6749 5290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.88% 12.55% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4597 4326 3337
Average daily rate £400 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 139 136
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.34 £31.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +0.80%

Rational DOORS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Rational DOORS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Rational DOORS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Rational DOORS
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Rational DOORS within the UK.

Rational DOORS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Rational DOORS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Rational DOORS within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Rational DOORS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Rational DOORS
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Rational DOORS within the UK.

Rational DOORS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Rational DOORS
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Rational DOORS within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Rational DOORS Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Rational DOORS
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 6 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
England -33 66 £400 +23.07% 9
South West -1 26 £430 +32.30% 2
South East -4 20 £400 +23.07% 5
Hampshire +2 13 £375 -10.17% 2
Bristol +6 9 £600 -
Somerset +12 8 - -
West Midlands -22 8 - - 1
North West - 7 - -
Cheltenham -14 6 - - 1
Gloucestershire -19 6 - - 2
Lancashire - 6 - -
Surrey +11 5 £400 +6.66% 1
Yeovil -1 5 - -
Warwickshire - 5 - -
South Wales +1 4 £305 -28.23%
East of England -2 4 - -
Wales -3 4 £305 -28.23%
Newport -15 4 £305 -28.23%
Farnborough - 4 - -
Hook - 4 £385 - 2
Essex +4 3 - -
Preston - 3 - -
Templecombe - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - - 2
Wiltshire +15 2 £430 -
Fife - 2 - - 1
Guildford - 2 £400 -
Middlesex +1 1 - -
Coventry -2 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire -2 1 - -

Rational DOORS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 62 (47.33%) UML
2 60 (45.80%) Software Engineering
3 56 (42.75%) Security Cleared
4 47 (35.88%) SC Cleared
5 46 (35.11%) Requirements Management
6 28 (21.37%) C
6 28 (21.37%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (19.85%) Requirements Analysis
7 26 (19.85%) Degree
7 26 (19.85%) Rational Rhapsody
8 25 (19.08%) Ada
9 24 (18.32%) Validation
9 24 (18.32%) DO-178B
10 23 (17.56%) Configuration Management
11 22 (16.79%) C++
11 22 (16.79%) SysML
12 20 (15.27%) Aerospace
12 20 (15.27%) Military
13 18 (13.74%) Java
14 17 (12.98%) ClearCase
15 15 (11.45%) Automotive
16 14 (10.69%) Management Information System
16 14 (10.69%) JSP
16 14 (10.69%) Integration Testing
17 13 (9.92%) Test Scripting
17 13 (9.92%) Avionics
17 13 (9.92%) Requirements Engineering
17 13 (9.92%) Scrum
18 12 (9.16%) IBM
18 12 (9.16%) Embedded Software Development

Rational DOORS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 3 (2.29%) Apache
2 2 (1.53%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.76%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 9 (6.87%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (5.34%) Simulink
3 5 (3.82%) TargetLink
3 5 (3.82%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.29%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.29%) MS Office
4 3 (2.29%) Stateflow
5 2 (1.53%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.58%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.05%) Wireshark
3 3 (2.29%) FlexRay
3 3 (2.29%) FTP
3 3 (2.29%) SNMP
3 3 (2.29%) Wireless
4 2 (1.53%) DHCP
4 2 (1.53%) VPN
4 2 (1.53%) DNS
4 2 (1.53%) Firewall
4 2 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.76%) LTE
5 1 (0.76%) 4G
5 1 (0.76%) MIMO
5 1 (0.76%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.76%) IPv4
5 1 (0.76%) IPv6
5 1 (0.76%) Internet
5 1 (0.76%) 3G
5 1 (0.76%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (0.76%) DTS
Development Applications
1 26 (19.85%) Rational Rhapsody
2 17 (12.98%) ClearCase
3 9 (6.87%) ClearQuest
4 7 (5.34%) Subversion
4 7 (5.34%) LoadRunner
5 5 (3.82%) Eclipse
6 4 (3.05%) eggPlant
7 3 (2.29%) NeoLoad
7 3 (2.29%) CANoe
7 3 (2.29%) DbUnit
7 3 (2.29%) JUnit
7 3 (2.29%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.53%) StarTeam
8 2 (1.53%) JIRA
8 2 (1.53%) CaliberRM
8 2 (1.53%) RequisitePro
9 1 (0.76%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.76%) Maven
9 1 (0.76%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.76%) GDB
General
1 20 (15.27%) Aerospace
1 20 (15.27%) Military
2 15 (11.45%) Automotive
3 13 (9.92%) Avionics
4 9 (6.87%) Finance
5 4 (3.05%) Electronics
6 3 (2.29%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.76%) Marketing
7 1 (0.76%) German Language
Job Titles
1 61 (46.56%) Software Engineer
2 29 (22.14%) Systems Engineer
3 12 (9.16%) Test Engineer
4 8 (6.11%) Integration Engineer
5 7 (5.34%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (4.58%) Developer
6 6 (4.58%) Analyst
7 5 (3.82%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 5 (3.82%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (3.05%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (3.05%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.05%) Requirements Manager
8 4 (3.05%) Verification Engineer
9 3 (2.29%) Requirements Engineer
9 3 (2.29%) Network Engineer
9 3 (2.29%) Architect
9 3 (2.29%) Java Developer
9 3 (2.29%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (2.29%) Requirements Analyst
10 2 (1.53%) Software Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.69%) JSP
2 8 (6.11%) Web Services
2 8 (6.11%) GWT
3 7 (5.34%) Spring
4 6 (4.58%) Hibernate
5 3 (2.29%) jQuery
5 3 (2.29%) HTML
6 2 (1.53%) .NET
6 2 (1.53%) CSS
7 1 (0.76%) JFC
7 1 (0.76%) XML
7 1 (0.76%) OpenGL
7 1 (0.76%) JPA
7 1 (0.76%) HTML5
7 1 (0.76%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.69%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.05%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (2.29%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.53%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.53%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.76%) Telematics
6 1 (0.76%) VAX
6 1 (0.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.76%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.34%) Linux
2 6 (4.58%) Windows
3 2 (1.53%) UNIX
3 2 (1.53%) VxWorks
4 1 (0.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (47.33%) UML
2 60 (45.80%) Software Engineering
3 46 (35.11%) Requirements Management
4 28 (21.37%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (19.85%) Requirements Analysis
6 24 (18.32%) Validation
7 23 (17.56%) Configuration Management
8 22 (16.79%) SysML
9 14 (10.69%) Integration Testing
10 13 (9.92%) Test Scripting
10 13 (9.92%) Requirements Engineering
10 13 (9.92%) Scrum
11 12 (9.16%) Embedded Software Development
12 11 (8.40%) Change Control
12 11 (8.40%) Use Case
13 9 (6.87%) Waterfall
13 9 (6.87%) Change Management
13 9 (6.87%) ITIL
14 8 (6.11%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (5.34%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.37%) C
2 25 (19.08%) Ada
3 22 (16.79%) C++
4 18 (13.74%) Java
5 11 (8.40%) Embedded C
6 10 (7.63%) MATLAB
7 7 (5.34%) C#
8 4 (3.05%) SQL
9 3 (2.29%) Python
10 2 (1.53%) Delphi
11 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.76%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 56 (42.75%) Security Cleared
2 47 (35.88%) SC Cleared
3 26 (19.85%) Degree
4 7 (5.34%) DV Cleared
4 7 (5.34%) ISTQB
5 5 (3.82%) ISEB
6 3 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.29%) CCNP
6 3 (2.29%) CCNA
7 2 (1.53%) HND
7 2 (1.53%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.76%) HNC
8 1 (0.76%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (18.32%) DO-178B
2 6 (4.58%) IEC 61508
3 5 (3.82%) ARP4754
4 4 (3.05%) ARP4761
4 4 (3.05%) DO-254
5 3 (2.29%) QA
5 3 (2.29%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 14443
System Software
1 4 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (3.05%) vSphere
2 2 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.53%) vCloud
2 2 (1.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (5.34%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.29%) Netcool
Vendors
1 12 (9.16%) IBM
2 9 (6.87%) HP
3 8 (6.11%) Serena
3 8 (6.11%) Google
4 5 (3.82%) VMware
4 5 (3.82%) Cisco
5 4 (3.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.05%) Wind River
5 4 (3.05%) Telelogic
6 3 (2.29%) Juniper
7 2 (1.53%) BMC
7 2 (1.53%) CA
7 2 (1.53%) NetApp
7 2 (1.53%) MathWorks
7 2 (1.53%) Oracle
7 2 (1.53%) Perforce
7 2 (1.53%) Xilinx
8 1 (0.76%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.76%) Green Hills
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