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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational DOORS
Rank 530 530 487
Rank change year-on-year
0 -43
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 56 46 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.089% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.77% 0.77% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 13
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£404 £361 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £328 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £469 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.41% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 39
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.62 £31.90 £32.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £41.31 £47.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.00%

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
7229 5991 5794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.26% 11.63% 11.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4985 3838 3584
Average daily rate £400 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 147 232
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £20.00 £25.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.80 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 22 December 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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 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 -18 52 £394 +9.37% 19
South East -14 15 £350 -2.09% 1
South West -33 14 £505 +52.45% 12
London +27 12 £413 -15.38% 2
Somerset -2 8 £550 - 5
West Midlands -3 8 - - 1
East Sussex - 5 £325 -
Hampshire -18 4 £406 +12.84%
Yeovil +1 2 - - 4
Dorset -4 2 - -
East of England -15 2 £450 - 3
Bristol -16 2 £275 -16.98%
City of London 0 1 - - 1
Essex -4 1 £450 - 1
Gloucestershire -18 1 - - 5
Surrey - 1 - -
Warwickshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - - 1
Bath - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Cheltenham - - - - 2
Derby - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Gosport - - - -
Guildford - - - -

Rational DOORS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 56 (45.53%) UML
2 43 (34.96%) Software Engineering
3 41 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 39 (31.71%) Validation
5 35 (28.46%) Requirements Management
6 32 (26.02%) C++
7 31 (25.20%) SC Cleared
8 30 (24.39%) Requirements Analysis
9 26 (21.14%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (18.70%) ClearCase
10 23 (18.70%) Configuration Management
10 23 (18.70%) Rational Rhapsody
11 22 (17.89%) Java
12 21 (17.07%) HP
12 21 (17.07%) LoadRunner
12 21 (17.07%) HP Quality Center
13 20 (16.26%) IBM
13 20 (16.26%) SysML
14 19 (15.45%) C
15 18 (14.63%) Project Management
15 18 (14.63%) Avionics
15 18 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (13.01%) Scrum
16 16 (13.01%) Test Scripting
17 15 (12.20%) Ada
18 14 (11.38%) Aerospace
18 14 (11.38%) DO-178B
19 13 (10.57%) JUnit
19 13 (10.57%) OO
19 13 (10.57%) ISTQB

Rational DOORS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.81%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Simulink
1 3 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.63%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.81%) Stateflow
3 1 (0.81%) Windchill
3 1 (0.81%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 6 (4.88%) ENOVIA
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.94%) Wireshark
2 2 (1.63%) ATM
3 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.81%) DTS
3 1 (0.81%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (18.70%) ClearCase
1 23 (18.70%) Rational Rhapsody
2 21 (17.07%) LoadRunner
3 13 (10.57%) JUnit
4 12 (9.76%) ClearQuest
5 10 (8.13%) DbUnit
5 10 (8.13%) SoapUI
6 8 (6.50%) Subversion
7 5 (4.07%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (4.07%) eggPlant
7 5 (4.07%) NeoLoad
8 1 (0.81%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (14.63%) Avionics
2 14 (11.38%) Aerospace
3 12 (9.76%) Finance
3 12 (9.76%) Manufacturing
4 9 (7.32%) Automotive
5 5 (4.07%) Banking
6 4 (3.25%) Military
6 4 (3.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 48 (39.02%) Software Engineer
2 35 (28.46%) Systems Engineer
3 22 (17.89%) Test Engineer
4 8 (6.50%) Analyst
5 7 (5.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 7 (5.69%) Integration Engineer
5 7 (5.69%) Applications Engineer
6 6 (4.88%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 6 (4.88%) Software Test Engineer
6 6 (4.88%) Systems Test Engineer
6 6 (4.88%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (4.88%) Developer
7 5 (4.07%) Test Analyst
8 4 (3.25%) Java Developer
8 4 (3.25%) Performance Engineer
8 4 (3.25%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (3.25%) Requirements Manager
8 4 (3.25%) Requirements Engineer
8 4 (3.25%) Performance Test Engineer
8 4 (3.25%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.94%) jQuery
2 9 (7.32%) .NET
2 9 (7.32%) GWT
3 7 (5.69%) Web Services
4 5 (4.07%) Spring
5 4 (3.25%) Hibernate
5 4 (3.25%) JSP
6 2 (1.63%) XML
7 1 (0.81%) OpenGL
7 1 (0.81%) STL
7 1 (0.81%) JPA
7 1 (0.81%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.50%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.07%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.25%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (3.25%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (3.25%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.63%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.81%) Physics
6 1 (0.81%) VAX
6 1 (0.81%) CAN bus
6 1 (0.81%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.25%) Linux
2 2 (1.63%) UNIX
2 2 (1.63%) Windows
3 1 (0.81%) VMS
3 1 (0.81%) VxWorks
3 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (45.53%) UML
2 43 (34.96%) Software Engineering
3 39 (31.71%) Validation
4 35 (28.46%) Requirements Management
5 30 (24.39%) Requirements Analysis
6 26 (21.14%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (18.70%) Configuration Management
8 20 (16.26%) SysML
9 18 (14.63%) Project Management
10 16 (13.01%) Scrum
10 16 (13.01%) Test Scripting
11 13 (10.57%) Change Control
11 13 (10.57%) Functional Testing
11 13 (10.57%) OO
12 12 (9.76%) Test Automation
12 12 (9.76%) Requirements Engineering
13 11 (8.94%) Integration Testing
13 11 (8.94%) Data Migration
13 11 (8.94%) ETL
13 11 (8.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 32 (26.02%) C++
2 22 (17.89%) Java
3 19 (15.45%) C
4 15 (12.20%) Ada
5 12 (9.76%) SQL
6 6 (4.88%) MATLAB
7 5 (4.07%) Python
7 5 (4.07%) Delphi
8 4 (3.25%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.25%) Embedded C
9 3 (2.44%) C#
10 2 (1.63%) Embedded C++
10 2 (1.63%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 41 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 31 (25.20%) SC Cleared
3 13 (10.57%) ISTQB
3 13 (10.57%) Degree
4 6 (4.88%) ISEB
5 5 (4.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.63%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.63%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.81%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.38%) DO-178B
2 3 (2.44%) QA
2 3 (2.44%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.81%) DO-160
Systems Management
1 21 (17.07%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (17.07%) HP
2 20 (16.26%) IBM
3 12 (9.76%) Oracle
4 9 (7.32%) Google
5 4 (3.25%) SAP
6 3 (2.44%) Xilinx
6 3 (2.44%) Wind River
7 2 (1.63%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.63%) Mercator
7 2 (1.63%) Serena
8 1 (0.81%) EMC
8 1 (0.81%) Mentor Graphics
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