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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational DOORS
Rank 505 504 533
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +29
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 95 94 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.17% 0.081%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.28% 1.37% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 16 18
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£375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 65 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.64 £33.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £42.50 £39.12
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
7404 6872 5463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.20% 12.76% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4893 4368 3395
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £508 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 159 157
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £31.50 £23.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.24 £52.70 £45.00
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 29 June 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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -41 77 £400 +26.98% 9
South East -6 33 £375 +36.36% 2
Hampshire +23 24 £375 - 2
South West -13 18 £600 +118.18% 3
North East - 12 £440 -
Tyne and Wear - 11 £440 -
Hook - 11 £380 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 11 £440 -
Wales +6 9 £305 -28.23%
South Wales +4 9 £305 -28.23%
Newport -4 9 £305 -28.23%
Bristol +3 7 £600 - 1
North West - 7 - -
Gloucestershire -6 6 - - 2
Lancashire - 6 - -
Scotland - 5 - - 1
Farnborough - 4 - - 1
Surrey 0 3 £388 +56.56%
East of England -11 3 - - 1
East Sussex -16 3 £370 -7.50%
Preston - 3 - -
Somerset +13 2 - -
Wiltshire -1 2 - -
Cheltenham -11 2 - - 1
London -12 2 £325 -23.52%
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Fife - 2 - - 1
Filton - 2 - -
Luton +4 1 - -
Bedfordshire +2 1 - - 1

Rational DOORS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 61 (39.87%) Software Engineering
2 58 (37.91%) Security Cleared
3 52 (33.99%) Requirements Management
3 52 (33.99%) UML
4 45 (29.41%) SC Cleared
5 36 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (20.26%) C
7 30 (19.61%) Ada
7 30 (19.61%) Degree
7 30 (19.61%) DO-178B
8 26 (16.99%) Military
9 23 (15.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (15.03%) C++
10 22 (14.38%) Configuration Management
11 21 (13.73%) JSP
12 20 (13.07%) Java
12 20 (13.07%) OO
12 20 (13.07%) Aerospace
12 20 (13.07%) Rational Rhapsody
13 19 (12.42%) Validation
14 18 (11.76%) Waterfall
15 17 (11.11%) SysML
15 17 (11.11%) Automotive
15 17 (11.11%) Finance
16 16 (10.46%) Linux
17 15 (9.80%) Windows
17 15 (9.80%) Requirements Analysis
17 15 (9.80%) Integration Testing
17 15 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (9.15%) SDLC

Rational DOORS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 6 (3.92%) Apache
2 5 (3.27%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.31%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.65%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (0.65%) Kinematics
Applications
1 9 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (5.23%) Simulink
3 6 (3.92%) MS Excel
4 5 (3.27%) TargetLink
5 4 (2.61%) Stateflow
6 3 (1.96%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.96%) MS Office
7 2 (1.31%) MS Project
7 2 (1.31%) Windchill
8 1 (0.65%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.61%) VoIP
2 4 (2.61%) SNMP
2 4 (2.61%) 3G
2 4 (2.61%) Wireless
2 4 (2.61%) LTE
2 4 (2.61%) 4G
3 3 (1.96%) WiMAX
3 3 (1.96%) FTP
4 2 (1.31%) DHCP
4 2 (1.31%) VPN
4 2 (1.31%) DNS
4 2 (1.31%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.31%) Firewall
4 2 (1.31%) LAN
4 2 (1.31%) FlexRay
4 2 (1.31%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.65%) MIMO
5 1 (0.65%) IPsec
5 1 (0.65%) 2G
Development Applications
1 20 (13.07%) Rational Rhapsody
2 14 (9.15%) ClearCase
3 11 (7.19%) Eclipse
4 6 (3.92%) ClearQuest
5 5 (3.27%) Subversion
6 3 (1.96%) CANoe
6 3 (1.96%) StarTeam
7 2 (1.31%) JIRA
7 2 (1.31%) CaliberRM
7 2 (1.31%) NetBeans
7 2 (1.31%) RequisitePro
7 2 (1.31%) GDB
8 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.65%) Maven
8 1 (0.65%) eggPlant
8 1 (0.65%) VectorCAST
8 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.65%) GCC
General
1 26 (16.99%) Military
2 20 (13.07%) Aerospace
3 17 (11.11%) Automotive
3 17 (11.11%) Finance
4 14 (9.15%) Avionics
5 7 (4.58%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.96%) Electronics
6 3 (1.96%) Banking
7 2 (1.31%) German Language
8 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 62 (40.52%) Software Engineer
2 29 (18.95%) Systems Engineer
3 18 (11.76%) Analyst
4 14 (9.15%) Business Analyst
5 10 (6.54%) Test Engineer
5 10 (6.54%) Integration Engineer
6 7 (4.58%) Senior Software Engineer
6 7 (4.58%) Java Software Engineer
7 6 (3.92%) Developer
8 5 (3.27%) Software Developer
8 5 (3.27%) Network Engineer
9 4 (2.61%) Software Test Engineer
9 4 (2.61%) Requirements Manager
9 4 (2.61%) Verification Engineer
10 3 (1.96%) Systems Integration Engineer
10 3 (1.96%) Requirements Engineer
10 3 (1.96%) Requirements Analyst
11 2 (1.31%) Software Integration Engineer
11 2 (1.31%) Project Officer
11 2 (1.31%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.73%) JSP
2 6 (3.92%) HTML
3 5 (3.27%) CSS
3 5 (3.27%) Spring
3 5 (3.27%) Web Services
3 5 (3.27%) GWT
4 4 (2.61%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.65%) JPA
5 1 (0.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (0.65%) HTML5
5 1 (0.65%) OpenCV
5 1 (0.65%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.65%) XML
5 1 (0.65%) OpenGL
5 1 (0.65%) JFC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.19%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (1.96%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.31%) Smartcard
4 2 (1.31%) FlexPod
4 2 (1.31%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.65%) Telematics
5 1 (0.65%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.65%) VHDL
5 1 (0.65%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (0.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (0.65%) Robotics
5 1 (0.65%) Mechatronics
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.46%) Linux
2 15 (9.80%) Windows
3 5 (3.27%) UNIX
4 3 (1.96%) VxWorks
5 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.31%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (39.87%) Software Engineering
2 52 (33.99%) Requirements Management
2 52 (33.99%) UML
3 36 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (15.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (14.38%) Configuration Management
6 20 (13.07%) OO
7 19 (12.42%) Validation
8 18 (11.76%) Waterfall
9 17 (11.11%) SysML
10 15 (9.80%) Requirements Analysis
10 15 (9.80%) Integration Testing
11 14 (9.15%) Project Management
11 14 (9.15%) SDLC
12 13 (8.50%) FMECA
12 13 (8.50%) CAE
12 13 (8.50%) Hazard Analysis
12 13 (8.50%) Change Control
13 12 (7.84%) Test Scripting
13 12 (7.84%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (20.26%) C
2 30 (19.61%) Ada
3 23 (15.03%) C++
4 20 (13.07%) Java
5 13 (8.50%) C#
5 13 (8.50%) MATLAB
6 12 (7.84%) Embedded C
7 8 (5.23%) SQL
8 3 (1.96%) Perl
9 2 (1.31%) Python
10 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.65%) Delphi
10 1 (0.65%) ANSI C
10 1 (0.65%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 58 (37.91%) Security Cleared
2 45 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 30 (19.61%) Degree
4 7 (4.58%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.92%) CCNP
5 6 (3.92%) CCNA
6 3 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.31%) HND
7 2 (1.31%) APMP
8 1 (0.65%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.65%) HNC
8 1 (0.65%) ISEB
8 1 (0.65%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (19.61%) DO-178B
2 12 (7.84%) IEC 61508
3 8 (5.23%) ARP4754
4 7 (4.58%) ARP4761
4 7 (4.58%) DO-254
5 2 (1.31%) QA
5 2 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 14443
System Software
1 5 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (3.27%) vSphere
2 3 (1.96%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.31%) vCloud
3 2 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.65%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 3 (1.96%) Netcool
Vendors
1 10 (6.54%) IBM
1 10 (6.54%) Serena
2 8 (5.23%) Cisco
3 6 (3.92%) VMware
3 6 (3.92%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.27%) Google
5 4 (2.61%) Telelogic
6 3 (1.96%) Juniper
6 3 (1.96%) Wind River
7 2 (1.31%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.31%) BMC
7 2 (1.31%) CA
7 2 (1.31%) NetApp
7 2 (1.31%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.31%) MathWorks
7 2 (1.31%) Perforce
8 1 (0.65%) HP
8 1 (0.65%) Green Hills
8 1 (0.65%) Coverity
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
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Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Fife
Connectus
Rate: £40.38 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago