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 28 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational DOORS
Rank 499 522 541
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +19
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 112 71 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.13% 0.086%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.49% 1.02% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 15 26
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£398 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.39% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.48% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 44 10
Average hourly rate £40.69 £37.80 £37.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.64% +0.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £34.90 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.67 £43.55 £40.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.69 £37.80 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+7.64% +0.39%

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
7542 6993 5854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.22% 12.78% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4967 4486 3661
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 149 144
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £30.00 £24.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £71.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -3 92 £401 +0.31% 21
South East +11 35 £370 -7.50% 5
Hampshire +22 23 £380 -
South West -1 20 £450 +63.63% 8
North East - 16 £453 -
Tyne and Wear - 15 £465 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 15 £465 -
Hook - 13 £390 -
South Wales - 10 £305 -
Wales - 10 £305 -
Newport - 10 £305 -
Gloucestershire +2 8 £438 - 2
East Sussex +2 8 £370 -7.50% 2
Bristol -10 6 £500 +81.81% 2
West Midlands -16 6 - - 2
North West - 6 £440 - 1
East of England -5 5 - - 4
Scotland - 5 £313 - 1
Filton - 4 - -
Lancashire - 4 - - 1
Bedfordshire +6 3 - - 3
Somerset -1 3 - - 2
London -4 3 - - 1
Yeovil -6 3 - - 1
Edinburgh - 3 £313 -
Surrey +3 2 £375 +11.52% 3
Warwickshire +2 2 - -
Wiltshire 0 2 - -
Cheltenham -5 2 £438 -
Stevenage -6 2 - -

Rational DOORS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 71 (39.23%) Security Cleared
2 67 (37.02%) Software Engineering
3 63 (34.81%) UML
4 56 (30.94%) Requirements Management
5 55 (30.39%) SC Cleared
6 42 (23.20%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (18.78%) Degree
8 33 (18.23%) Military
9 32 (17.68%) Ada
10 31 (17.13%) C
10 31 (17.13%) DO-178B
11 29 (16.02%) Stakeholder Management
12 28 (15.47%) C++
13 27 (14.92%) OO
14 24 (13.26%) SysML
14 24 (13.26%) Rational Rhapsody
15 23 (12.71%) Waterfall
15 23 (12.71%) JSP
15 23 (12.71%) Validation
16 21 (11.60%) Project Management
16 21 (11.60%) Finance
16 21 (11.60%) Aerospace
16 21 (11.60%) Java
17 19 (10.50%) Requirements Analysis
18 18 (9.94%) Automotive
18 18 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
19 17 (9.39%) GAP Analysis
19 17 (9.39%) Configuration Management
19 17 (9.39%) Windows
19 17 (9.39%) Linux

Rational DOORS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (3.87%) Apache
1 7 (3.87%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.10%) Kinematics
Applications
1 11 (6.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (4.42%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.42%) Simulink
3 5 (2.76%) MS Office
3 5 (2.76%) TargetLink
4 4 (2.21%) Stateflow
4 4 (2.21%) Windchill
5 3 (1.66%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.10%) MS Project
6 2 (1.10%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.52%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.76%) SNMP
2 5 (2.76%) VoIP
3 3 (1.66%) FTP
3 3 (1.66%) 3G
3 3 (1.66%) Firewall
3 3 (1.66%) Wireless
3 3 (1.66%) WiMAX
3 3 (1.66%) Wireshark
3 3 (1.66%) LTE
3 3 (1.66%) 4G
3 3 (1.66%) FlexRay
4 2 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.10%) DHCP
4 2 (1.10%) LAN
4 2 (1.10%) VPN
4 2 (1.10%) DNS
5 1 (0.55%) HTTP
5 1 (0.55%) IKE
5 1 (0.55%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 24 (13.26%) Rational Rhapsody
2 15 (8.29%) Eclipse
3 13 (7.18%) ClearCase
4 8 (4.42%) Subversion
5 6 (3.31%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.76%) ClearQuest
7 4 (2.21%) StarTeam
7 4 (2.21%) JIRA
8 3 (1.66%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.10%) GCC
9 2 (1.10%) GDB
9 2 (1.10%) CaliberRM
9 2 (1.10%) RequisitePro
9 2 (1.10%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.55%) Eclipse RCP
10 1 (0.55%) eggPlant
10 1 (0.55%) VectorCAST
10 1 (0.55%) CANoe
10 1 (0.55%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.55%) JUnit
General
1 33 (18.23%) Military
2 21 (11.60%) Finance
2 21 (11.60%) Aerospace
3 18 (9.94%) Automotive
4 17 (9.39%) Avionics
5 12 (6.63%) Manufacturing
6 9 (4.97%) Electronics
7 4 (2.21%) Banking
8 2 (1.10%) German Language
9 1 (0.55%) Marketing
9 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (36.46%) Software Engineer
2 43 (23.76%) Systems Engineer
3 23 (12.71%) Analyst
4 19 (10.50%) Business Analyst
5 11 (6.08%) Test Engineer
6 10 (5.52%) Senior Software Engineer
7 9 (4.97%) Integration Engineer
8 7 (3.87%) Java Software Engineer
9 6 (3.31%) Developer
9 6 (3.31%) Architect
10 5 (2.76%) Software Test Engineer
10 5 (2.76%) Systems Integration Engineer
10 5 (2.76%) Requirements Manager
10 5 (2.76%) Network Engineer
11 4 (2.21%) Verification Engineer
11 4 (2.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 4 (2.21%) Software Developer
12 3 (1.66%) Enterprise Architect
12 3 (1.66%) Agile Business Analyst
12 3 (1.66%) Requirements Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.71%) JSP
2 7 (3.87%) HTML
2 7 (3.87%) CSS
3 3 (1.66%) MFC
3 3 (1.66%) Web Services
3 3 (1.66%) Hibernate
3 3 (1.66%) Spring
3 3 (1.66%) GWT
4 2 (1.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (1.10%) .NET
4 2 (1.10%) OpenGL
4 2 (1.10%) OpenCV
5 1 (0.55%) XML
5 1 (0.55%) STL
5 1 (0.55%) JFace
5 1 (0.55%) jQuery
5 1 (0.55%) JFC
5 1 (0.55%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.73%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.76%) Algorithms
3 5 (2.76%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (2.21%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.10%) Smartcard
5 2 (1.10%) VHDL
5 2 (1.10%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (1.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (1.10%) Robotics
5 2 (1.10%) Mechatronics
5 2 (1.10%) CAN bus
5 2 (1.10%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.55%) Human Factors
6 1 (0.55%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.39%) Windows
1 17 (9.39%) Linux
2 6 (3.31%) UNIX
3 4 (2.21%) VxWorks
4 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.10%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (37.02%) Software Engineering
2 63 (34.81%) UML
3 56 (30.94%) Requirements Management
4 42 (23.20%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (16.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 27 (14.92%) OO
7 24 (13.26%) SysML
8 23 (12.71%) Waterfall
8 23 (12.71%) Validation
9 21 (11.60%) Project Management
10 19 (10.50%) Requirements Analysis
11 17 (9.39%) Business Analysis
11 17 (9.39%) Configuration Management
11 17 (9.39%) GAP Analysis
12 16 (8.84%) Hazard Analysis
13 15 (8.29%) FMECA
13 15 (8.29%) CAE
14 14 (7.73%) SDLC
15 13 (7.18%) Change Control
15 13 (7.18%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (17.68%) Ada
2 31 (17.13%) C
3 28 (15.47%) C++
4 21 (11.60%) Java
5 15 (8.29%) C#
5 15 (8.29%) MATLAB
6 12 (6.63%) SQL
7 9 (4.97%) Embedded C
8 4 (2.21%) Perl
9 3 (1.66%) Python
10 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.10%) ANSI C
11 1 (0.55%) C++/CLI
11 1 (0.55%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 71 (39.23%) Security Cleared
2 55 (30.39%) SC Cleared
3 34 (18.78%) Degree
4 8 (4.42%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.31%) CCNP
5 6 (3.31%) CCNA
5 6 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (2.76%) APMP
7 3 (1.66%) HND
7 3 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.10%) HNC
9 1 (0.55%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.55%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (17.13%) DO-178B
2 17 (9.39%) IEC 61508
3 9 (4.97%) DO-254
3 9 (4.97%) ARP4754
4 8 (4.42%) ARP4761
5 2 (1.10%) QA
5 2 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 14443
6 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (2.76%) vSphere
2 3 (1.66%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.10%) Cygwin
3 2 (1.10%) vCloud
4 1 (0.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.66%) Netcool
2 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (6.63%) IBM
2 8 (4.42%) Cisco
3 7 (3.87%) Serena
4 6 (3.31%) VMware
4 6 (3.31%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.21%) HP
5 4 (2.21%) Telelogic
6 3 (1.66%) Juniper
6 3 (1.66%) Google
7 2 (1.10%) Green Hills
7 2 (1.10%) Coverity
7 2 (1.10%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.10%) PTC
7 2 (1.10%) BMC
7 2 (1.10%) CA
7 2 (1.10%) NetApp
7 2 (1.10%) Perforce
7 2 (1.10%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.10%) MathWorks
8 1 (0.55%) QNX
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