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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational DOORS
Rank 539 539 496
Rank change year-on-year
0 -43
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 72 44 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.082% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.00% 0.70% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 10
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£370 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £446 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 15 57
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.93 £35.00 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £38.00
% change year-on-year
- -0.52%

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
7208 6295 6384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.77% 11.78% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4631 4038 3618
Average daily rate £388 £388 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 137 221
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.73 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.27% -3.33%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014.

Rational DOORS Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Rational DOORS
Top 27 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 2 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
England +13 71 £365 +4.28% 19
South West -15 30 £275 -12.69% 8
West Midlands -10 15 £331 - 2
Coventry -6 12 £298 -
London +22 11 £500 +19.04% 1
South East -7 9 £275 -21.42%
Bristol -24 9 £275 -12.69% 4
Dorset - 7 £450 - 3
Somerset - 7 - - 1
Yeovil - 5 - -
Hampshire -20 2 - -
East of England -26 2 - - 6
Warwickshire - 2 - - 1
City of London +34 1 - -
Bedfordshire -15 1 - - 4
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - - 1
County Antrim - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Reading - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Lichfield - - - - 1
Northern Ireland - - - -
Gaydon - - - -

Rational DOORS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 83 (48.82%) Requirements Management
2 71 (41.76%) Validation
3 69 (40.59%) UML
4 61 (35.88%) Software Engineering
5 48 (28.24%) Security Cleared
6 36 (21.18%) Configuration Management
7 35 (20.59%) Degree
8 31 (18.24%) Rational Rhapsody
9 28 (16.47%) Project Management
10 26 (15.29%) C++
10 26 (15.29%) SC Cleared
11 25 (14.71%) IBM
12 24 (14.12%) C
13 23 (13.53%) Manufacturing
14 22 (12.94%) Requirements Analysis
15 21 (12.35%) MATLAB
15 21 (12.35%) Avionics
15 21 (12.35%) DO-178B
16 20 (11.76%) Time Management
16 20 (11.76%) Change Management
16 20 (11.76%) SysML
17 19 (11.18%) Military
17 19 (11.18%) Java
17 19 (11.18%) OO
18 18 (10.59%) ClearCase
18 18 (10.59%) ENOVIA
19 15 (8.82%) Integration Testing
19 15 (8.82%) Test Scripting
19 15 (8.82%) Aerospace
19 15 (8.82%) Automotive

Rational DOORS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 12 (7.06%) Simulink
2 4 (2.35%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.76%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.18%) Windchill
4 2 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.59%) TargetLink
5 1 (0.59%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 18 (10.59%) ENOVIA
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.35%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.59%) VSAT
2 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.59%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.59%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 31 (18.24%) Rational Rhapsody
2 18 (10.59%) ClearCase
3 13 (7.65%) ClearQuest
4 8 (4.71%) LoadRunner
5 6 (3.53%) JUnit
6 4 (2.35%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (2.35%) Subversion
6 4 (2.35%) DbUnit
6 4 (2.35%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.76%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.18%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.18%) JIRA
9 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (13.53%) Manufacturing
2 21 (12.35%) Avionics
3 19 (11.18%) Military
4 15 (8.82%) Aerospace
4 15 (8.82%) Automotive
5 14 (8.24%) Electronics
6 8 (4.71%) Finance
7 4 (2.35%) Banking
8 3 (1.76%) Publishing
8 3 (1.76%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.18%) Marketing
10 1 (0.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (36.47%) Software Engineer
2 54 (31.76%) Systems Engineer
3 22 (12.94%) Test Engineer
4 17 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
5 14 (8.24%) Requirements Engineer
6 11 (6.47%) Systems Test Engineer
7 10 (5.88%) Design Engineer
8 8 (4.71%) Requirements Manager
8 8 (4.71%) Principal Engineer
9 7 (4.12%) Principal Systems Engineer
9 7 (4.12%) Software Test Engineer
9 7 (4.12%) Senior Software Engineer
9 7 (4.12%) Analyst
10 6 (3.53%) Developer
11 4 (2.35%) Test Analyst
11 4 (2.35%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 4 (2.35%) Ada Software Engineer
11 4 (2.35%) Development Engineer
12 3 (1.76%) Verification Engineer
12 3 (1.76%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.94%) .NET
2 4 (2.35%) jQuery
3 3 (1.76%) XML
3 3 (1.76%) Hibernate
4 2 (1.18%) GWT
5 1 (0.59%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.59%) WPF
5 1 (0.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (0.59%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (0.59%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.29%) Mathematics
2 8 (4.71%) Physics
2 8 (4.71%) Computer Science
2 8 (4.71%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (3.53%) CAN bus
3 6 (3.53%) Human Factors
3 6 (3.53%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (2.35%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.35%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.59%) VHDL
6 1 (0.59%) Firmware
6 1 (0.59%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.53%) Linux
2 3 (1.76%) UNIX
3 2 (1.18%) Windows
3 2 (1.18%) VxWorks
4 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (48.82%) Requirements Management
2 71 (41.76%) Validation
3 69 (40.59%) UML
4 61 (35.88%) Software Engineering
5 36 (21.18%) Configuration Management
6 28 (16.47%) Project Management
7 22 (12.94%) Requirements Analysis
8 20 (11.76%) Change Management
8 20 (11.76%) SysML
8 20 (11.76%) Time Management
9 19 (11.18%) OO
10 15 (8.82%) Integration Testing
10 15 (8.82%) Test Scripting
11 14 (8.24%) Change Control
12 12 (7.06%) OOP
13 8 (4.71%) Regression Testing
13 8 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (4.12%) Use Case
14 7 (4.12%) Test Planning
15 6 (3.53%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.29%) C++
2 24 (14.12%) C
3 21 (12.35%) MATLAB
4 19 (11.18%) Java
5 14 (8.24%) Ada
5 14 (8.24%) Embedded C
6 8 (4.71%) SQL
7 5 (2.94%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.94%) C#
8 3 (1.76%) Delphi
9 2 (1.18%) Pascal
10 1 (0.59%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 48 (28.24%) Security Cleared
2 35 (20.59%) Degree
3 26 (15.29%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.35%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.76%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.76%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.59%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.59%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.35%) DO-178B
2 3 (1.76%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.59%) SLA
3 1 (0.59%) DO-254
Systems Management
1 8 (4.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (14.71%) IBM
2 10 (5.88%) Serena
3 8 (4.71%) HP
4 6 (3.53%) Oracle
5 5 (2.94%) SAP
6 4 (2.35%) EMC
7 3 (1.76%) Mercator
7 3 (1.76%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.76%) Xilinx
7 3 (1.76%) Wind River
8 2 (1.18%) Google
9 1 (0.59%) Mentor Graphics
9 1 (0.59%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.59%) MathWorks
9 1 (0.59%) VMware
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