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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational DOORS
Rank 526 528 499
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -29
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 69 50 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.094% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.95% 0.80% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 28 14
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£370 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £311 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £414 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 14 56
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.91 £35.00 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £39.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.07%

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
7258 6250 6319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.88% 11.72% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4640 4003 3619
Average daily rate £390 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 132 217
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 £24.00 £22.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 22 August 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 August 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 August 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 -2 68 £365 +4.28% 17
South West -19 27 £275 -12.69% 7
West Midlands -9 18 £331 -
Coventry -4 14 £298 -
London +21 11 £500 +19.04%
Bristol -23 8 £275 -12.69% 2
South East -7 7 £275 -21.42% 2
Somerset - 7 - - 1
Dorset - 5 - - 3
Yeovil - 5 - -
Warwickshire - 3 - -
City of London +30 1 - -
Bedfordshire -17 1 - - 4
East of England -34 1 - - 6
Northern Ireland - - - -
Gaydon - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Essex - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 2
Fareham - - - -
Lichfield - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Chelmsford - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sherborne - - - -

Rational DOORS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 85 (50.60%) Requirements Management
2 71 (42.26%) UML
3 69 (41.07%) Validation
4 59 (35.12%) Software Engineering
5 45 (26.79%) Security Cleared
6 36 (21.43%) Degree
7 33 (19.64%) Configuration Management
8 31 (18.45%) Rational Rhapsody
9 29 (17.26%) Project Management
10 25 (14.88%) MATLAB
10 25 (14.88%) IBM
10 25 (14.88%) C++
11 23 (13.69%) Manufacturing
11 23 (13.69%) SC Cleared
12 22 (13.10%) Avionics
12 22 (13.10%) C
13 21 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
14 20 (11.90%) SysML
14 20 (11.90%) Military
14 20 (11.90%) Change Management
14 20 (11.90%) Time Management
14 20 (11.90%) DO-178B
15 18 (10.71%) ENOVIA
15 18 (10.71%) Java
15 18 (10.71%) OO
15 18 (10.71%) ClearCase
16 16 (9.52%) Simulink
17 15 (8.93%) Test Scripting
18 14 (8.33%) Integration Testing
18 14 (8.33%) Change Control

Rational DOORS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (9.52%) Simulink
2 4 (2.38%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.19%) Windchill
4 2 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.60%) Stateflow
5 1 (0.60%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 18 (10.71%) ENOVIA
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.38%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.60%) DVB
2 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.60%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database
1 2 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.60%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 31 (18.45%) Rational Rhapsody
2 18 (10.71%) ClearCase
3 13 (7.74%) ClearQuest
4 7 (4.17%) LoadRunner
5 6 (3.57%) JUnit
6 4 (2.38%) DbUnit
6 4 (2.38%) SoapUI
6 4 (2.38%) Subversion
6 4 (2.38%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.79%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (1.19%) JIRA
8 2 (1.19%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (13.69%) Manufacturing
2 22 (13.10%) Avionics
3 20 (11.90%) Military
4 14 (8.33%) Electronics
4 14 (8.33%) Aerospace
4 14 (8.33%) Automotive
5 7 (4.17%) Finance
6 4 (2.38%) Banking
7 3 (1.79%) Publishing
7 3 (1.79%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.19%) Marketing
9 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (35.12%) Software Engineer
2 56 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 21 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 17 (10.12%) Applications Engineer
5 14 (8.33%) Requirements Engineer
6 11 (6.55%) Systems Test Engineer
7 10 (5.95%) Design Engineer
8 9 (5.36%) Principal Engineer
9 8 (4.76%) Requirements Manager
9 8 (4.76%) Principal Systems Engineer
10 7 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
11 6 (3.57%) Software Test Engineer
11 6 (3.57%) Developer
11 6 (3.57%) Analyst
12 5 (2.98%) Ada Software Engineer
13 4 (2.38%) Verification Engineer
13 4 (2.38%) Integration Engineer
13 4 (2.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
14 3 (1.79%) Software Developer
14 3 (1.79%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.98%) .NET
2 4 (2.38%) jQuery
2 4 (2.38%) Hibernate
3 3 (1.79%) XML
4 2 (1.19%) GWT
5 1 (0.60%) STL
5 1 (0.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (0.60%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (0.60%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.60%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.36%) Embedded Systems
1 9 (5.36%) Mathematics
2 8 (4.76%) Physics
2 8 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.17%) Human Factors
4 6 (3.57%) CAN bus
4 6 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.38%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (2.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (2.38%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.60%) ASIC
6 1 (0.60%) Firmware
6 1 (0.60%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.98%) Linux
2 2 (1.19%) Windows
2 2 (1.19%) VxWorks
3 1 (0.60%) UNIX
3 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (50.60%) Requirements Management
2 71 (42.26%) UML
3 69 (41.07%) Validation
4 59 (35.12%) Software Engineering
5 33 (19.64%) Configuration Management
6 29 (17.26%) Project Management
7 21 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
8 20 (11.90%) SysML
8 20 (11.90%) Change Management
8 20 (11.90%) Time Management
9 18 (10.71%) OO
10 15 (8.93%) Test Scripting
11 14 (8.33%) Integration Testing
11 14 (8.33%) Change Control
12 11 (6.55%) OOP
13 8 (4.76%) Regression Testing
13 8 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (4.17%) Use Case
15 6 (3.57%) Requirements Engineering
15 6 (3.57%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 25 (14.88%) MATLAB
1 25 (14.88%) C++
2 22 (13.10%) C
3 18 (10.71%) Java
4 13 (7.74%) Embedded C
5 12 (7.14%) Ada
6 8 (4.76%) SQL
7 5 (2.98%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.98%) C#
8 2 (1.19%) Delphi
9 1 (0.60%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 45 (26.79%) Security Cleared
2 36 (21.43%) Degree
3 23 (13.69%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.79%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.79%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 3 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.79%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.60%) IBM Certification
5 1 (0.60%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.90%) DO-178B
2 3 (1.79%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.60%) SLA
3 1 (0.60%) DO-254
Systems Management
1 7 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (14.88%) IBM
2 12 (7.14%) Serena
3 7 (4.17%) HP
4 6 (3.57%) Oracle
5 5 (2.98%) SAP
6 3 (1.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.79%) EMC
6 3 (1.79%) Xilinx
6 3 (1.79%) Wind River
7 2 (1.19%) Google
7 2 (1.19%) Mercator
8 1 (0.60%) MathWorks
8 1 (0.60%) VMware
8 1 (0.60%) ServiceNow
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 21 hours ago
Whiteley, Hampshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £38 - £42 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 40-45 Per Hour
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Real Staffing
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago