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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational DOORS
Rank 522 504 491
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -13
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 56 53 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.099%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.82% 0.91% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 6
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£388 £358 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.39% -4.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £323 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £454 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £355 £318
% change year-on-year
+4.92% +11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 25
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 £34.00 £15.00 £34.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £41.90 £48.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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
6844 5801 5277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.49% 11.91% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4631 3690 3277
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 137 204
Average hourly rate £37.25 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.90 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -21 52 £373 +4.19% 18
South East -19 19 £335 -5.63% 2
South West -21 14 £460 +26.89% 10
London +11 10 £413 -15.38% 1
Somerset +2 7 £505 - 5
Hampshire -20 7 £358 -0.69% 2
East Sussex - 6 £325 -
Gloucestershire -20 4 - - 5
West Midlands -2 3 - -
East of England +1 2 £450 - 4
Yeovil 0 2 - - 4
Essex -1 2 £450 -
Bristol -8 2 £275 -24.13%
City of London +11 1 - - 1
Coventry -2 1 - -
Dorset -3 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1
Gosport - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Hastings - - - -

Rational DOORS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 53 (43.80%) UML
2 45 (37.19%) Security Cleared
3 43 (35.54%) Software Engineering
4 35 (28.93%) SC Cleared
5 34 (28.10%) Validation
6 30 (24.79%) Requirements Management
6 30 (24.79%) Requirements Analysis
7 29 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (23.14%) C++
9 27 (22.31%) ClearCase
10 25 (20.66%) Rational Rhapsody
11 24 (19.83%) C
11 24 (19.83%) Configuration Management
12 20 (16.53%) HP
12 20 (16.53%) DO-178B
12 20 (16.53%) Avionics
13 19 (15.70%) HP Quality Center
13 19 (15.70%) LoadRunner
13 19 (15.70%) SysML
14 18 (14.88%) Scrum
14 18 (14.88%) Java
14 18 (14.88%) Ada
15 16 (13.22%) IBM
15 16 (13.22%) Aerospace
15 16 (13.22%) Requirements Engineering
15 16 (13.22%) Degree
16 15 (12.40%) Integration Testing
17 13 (10.74%) Test Scripting
17 13 (10.74%) Functional Testing
18 12 (9.92%) Test Automation

Rational DOORS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (1.65%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (0.83%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Simulink
1 3 (2.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.83%) Stateflow
3 1 (0.83%) Windchill
3 1 (0.83%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) ENOVIA
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.09%) Wireshark
2 2 (1.65%) ATM
3 1 (0.83%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.83%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.83%) IPv4
3 1 (0.83%) IPv6
3 1 (0.83%) Internet
3 1 (0.83%) 3G
3 1 (0.83%) Wireless
3 1 (0.83%) 2G
3 1 (0.83%) MIMO
3 1 (0.83%) LTE
3 1 (0.83%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.96%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.83%) DTS
2 1 (0.83%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 27 (22.31%) ClearCase
2 25 (20.66%) Rational Rhapsody
3 19 (15.70%) LoadRunner
4 12 (9.92%) ClearQuest
5 11 (9.09%) JUnit
6 10 (8.26%) DbUnit
6 10 (8.26%) SoapUI
7 5 (4.13%) eggPlant
7 5 (4.13%) NeoLoad
7 5 (4.13%) Subversion
8 3 (2.48%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (1.65%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.83%) Maven
General
1 20 (16.53%) Avionics
2 16 (13.22%) Aerospace
3 10 (8.26%) Automotive
4 9 (7.44%) Military
5 7 (5.79%) Manufacturing
6 6 (4.96%) Finance
7 4 (3.31%) Electronics
8 1 (0.83%) Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (39.67%) Software Engineer
2 32 (26.45%) Systems Engineer
3 22 (18.18%) Test Engineer
4 10 (8.26%) Integration Engineer
5 8 (6.61%) Senior Software Engineer
6 7 (5.79%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 7 (5.79%) Analyst
7 6 (4.96%) Software Test Engineer
7 6 (4.96%) Systems Test Engineer
7 6 (4.96%) Systems Integration Engineer
8 4 (3.31%) Performance Engineer
8 4 (3.31%) Requirements Analyst
8 4 (3.31%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (3.31%) Developer
8 4 (3.31%) Java Developer
8 4 (3.31%) Requirements Engineer
8 4 (3.31%) Performance Test Engineer
8 4 (3.31%) Applications Engineer
8 4 (3.31%) Development Engineer
9 3 (2.48%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.09%) jQuery
2 9 (7.44%) .NET
2 9 (7.44%) Web Services
2 9 (7.44%) GWT
3 7 (5.79%) Spring
3 7 (5.79%) JSP
4 5 (4.13%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.65%) JPA
5 2 (1.65%) Apache Camel
6 1 (0.83%) HTML5
6 1 (0.83%) HTML
6 1 (0.83%) STL
6 1 (0.83%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.31%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (2.48%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.83%) Physics
6 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.83%) Telematics
6 1 (0.83%) CAN bus
6 1 (0.83%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.83%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.31%) Linux
2 2 (1.65%) UNIX
2 2 (1.65%) Windows
3 1 (0.83%) VMS
3 1 (0.83%) VxWorks
3 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (43.80%) UML
2 43 (35.54%) Software Engineering
3 34 (28.10%) Validation
4 30 (24.79%) Requirements Management
4 30 (24.79%) Requirements Analysis
5 29 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (19.83%) Configuration Management
7 19 (15.70%) SysML
8 18 (14.88%) Scrum
9 16 (13.22%) Requirements Engineering
10 15 (12.40%) Integration Testing
11 13 (10.74%) Test Scripting
11 13 (10.74%) Functional Testing
12 12 (9.92%) Test Automation
12 12 (9.92%) Use Case
13 11 (9.09%) Data Migration
13 11 (9.09%) Change Control
13 11 (9.09%) Migration
13 11 (9.09%) ETL
14 10 (8.26%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (23.14%) C++
2 24 (19.83%) C
3 18 (14.88%) Java
3 18 (14.88%) Ada
4 10 (8.26%) SQL
5 7 (5.79%) Embedded C
6 6 (4.96%) MATLAB
6 6 (4.96%) Delphi
7 5 (4.13%) Python
8 3 (2.48%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.65%) Embedded C++
9 2 (1.65%) Pascal
10 1 (0.83%) C#
Qualifications
1 45 (37.19%) Security Cleared
2 35 (28.93%) SC Cleared
3 16 (13.22%) Degree
4 11 (9.09%) ISTQB
5 7 (5.79%) ISEB
6 3 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.65%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.65%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.65%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.53%) DO-178B
2 3 (2.48%) QA
2 3 (2.48%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.65%) IEC 61508
3 2 (1.65%) DO-254
3 2 (1.65%) ARP4754
3 2 (1.65%) ARP4761
4 1 (0.83%) DO-160
Systems Management
1 19 (15.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (16.53%) HP
2 16 (13.22%) IBM
3 10 (8.26%) Oracle
4 9 (7.44%) Google
5 5 (4.13%) Wind River
6 4 (3.31%) Serena
7 3 (2.48%) Xilinx
8 2 (1.65%) Mercator
8 2 (1.65%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.83%) EMC
9 1 (0.83%) Mentor Graphics
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