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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational DOORS
Rank 477 545 555
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +10
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 154 71 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.13% 0.083%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.90% 0.98% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 16 25
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£421 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.85% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £298 £350
% change year-on-year
+41.59% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 35 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 £34.91 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £43.40 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+5.82% -

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
8126 7216 6261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.92% 12.76% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5362 4640 4009
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 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 134 137
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 £23.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £71.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +50 131 £438 +19.86% 15
South West 0 38 £444 +61.36% 4
South East +17 37 £370 +34.54% 8
Hampshire +18 22 £350 - 4
North West -13 19 £440 -
North East - 18 £440 -
Lancashire - 17 £440 -
Tyne and Wear - 15 £465 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 15 £465 -
Blackpool - 11 £440 -
West Midlands +4 10 - - 2
Bristol -1 10 £500 +81.81%
Gloucestershire -1 10 £438 - 3
Hook - 10 £360 -
East Sussex - 10 £370 -
Newport +3 8 £305 -26.94%
South Wales -2 8 £305 -26.94%
Wales -5 8 £305 -26.94%
Somerset +7 6 £310 -
Dorset -1 6 - -
Yeovil -5 6 £310 -
Warwickshire +11 5 - -
East of England +8 5 - -
Wiltshire +5 5 £520 -
Cheltenham -2 4 £438 - 1
Gaydon - 4 - -
Birmingham - 3 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 £313 -
Bedfordshire +12 2 - -

Rational DOORS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 85 (36.80%) Security Cleared
2 82 (35.50%) UML
3 77 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 67 (29.00%) SC Cleared
5 63 (27.27%) Requirements Management
6 59 (25.54%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (20.78%) Degree
8 45 (19.48%) Military
8 45 (19.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 45 (19.48%) OO
9 39 (16.88%) C
9 39 (16.88%) Waterfall
10 38 (16.45%) DO-178B
11 36 (15.58%) C++
11 36 (15.58%) Project Management
12 33 (14.29%) Validation
12 33 (14.29%) SysML
13 32 (13.85%) C#
14 31 (13.42%) Business Analysis
15 30 (12.99%) Ada
15 30 (12.99%) GAP Analysis
16 29 (12.55%) IBM
17 28 (12.12%) Rational Rhapsody
18 26 (11.26%) Windows
18 26 (11.26%) Aerospace
19 24 (10.39%) IEC 61508
19 24 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
20 23 (9.96%) Requirements Analysis
20 23 (9.96%) PRINCE2
20 23 (9.96%) Visual Studio

Rational DOORS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 8 (3.46%) Apache
1 8 (3.46%) Tomcat
2 2 (0.87%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.87%) Kinematics
Applications
1 18 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (5.19%) MS Office
4 6 (2.60%) Simulink
5 4 (1.73%) Stateflow
5 4 (1.73%) Windchill
5 4 (1.73%) MS Project
5 4 (1.73%) TargetLink
6 3 (1.30%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.87%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.33%) SNMP
3 5 (2.16%) VoIP
3 5 (2.16%) FlexRay
4 4 (1.73%) LTE
4 4 (1.73%) Firewall
5 3 (1.30%) Wireless
5 3 (1.30%) WiMAX
5 3 (1.30%) Wireshark
5 3 (1.30%) 4G
5 3 (1.30%) FTP
5 3 (1.30%) LAN
5 3 (1.30%) 3G
6 2 (0.87%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.43%) HTTP
7 1 (0.43%) IKE
7 1 (0.43%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.16%) RDBMS
2 5 (2.16%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (12.12%) Rational Rhapsody
2 23 (9.96%) Visual Studio
3 17 (7.36%) Eclipse
4 13 (5.63%) ClearCase
5 11 (4.76%) Subversion
6 5 (2.16%) JIRA
6 5 (2.16%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.73%) StarTeam
8 3 (1.30%) VectorCAST
9 2 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.87%) CaliberRM
9 2 (0.87%) Hudson
9 2 (0.87%) GCC
9 2 (0.87%) GDB
9 2 (0.87%) Rational Rose
9 2 (0.87%) RequisitePro
9 2 (0.87%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.43%) JUnit
10 1 (0.43%) ClearQuest
10 1 (0.43%) Bugzilla
General
1 45 (19.48%) Military
2 26 (11.26%) Aerospace
3 22 (9.52%) Finance
3 22 (9.52%) Avionics
4 18 (7.79%) Automotive
5 16 (6.93%) Electronics
6 14 (6.06%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.73%) Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Marketing
8 1 (0.43%) German Language
8 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 73 (31.60%) Software Engineer
2 64 (27.71%) Systems Engineer
3 41 (17.75%) Analyst
4 35 (15.15%) Business Analyst
5 16 (6.93%) Test Engineer
6 13 (5.63%) Senior Software Engineer
7 9 (3.90%) Architect
8 8 (3.46%) Developer
8 8 (3.46%) Software Test Engineer
9 7 (3.03%) Java Software Engineer
10 6 (2.60%) Integration Engineer
10 6 (2.60%) Requirements Analyst
11 5 (2.16%) Systems Integration Engineer
11 5 (2.16%) Systems Architect
11 5 (2.16%) Requirements Manager
11 5 (2.16%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 5 (2.16%) Network Engineer
12 4 (1.73%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 4 (1.73%) Software Developer
12 4 (1.73%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.96%) JSP
2 12 (5.19%) .NET
3 10 (4.33%) HTML
4 8 (3.46%) CSS
5 7 (3.03%) MFC
6 4 (1.73%) STL
7 3 (1.30%) XML
8 2 (0.87%) OpenGL
8 2 (0.87%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (0.87%) WCF
8 2 (0.87%) WPF
8 2 (0.87%) OpenCV
9 1 (0.43%) GWT
9 1 (0.43%) jQuery
9 1 (0.43%) JFace
9 1 (0.43%) Web Services
9 1 (0.43%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.43%) Spring
9 1 (0.43%) JFC
9 1 (0.43%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.46%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.60%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (2.16%) CAN bus
6 4 (1.73%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (1.30%) Robotics
8 2 (0.87%) Mechatronics
8 2 (0.87%) Device Driver
8 2 (0.87%) VHDL
8 2 (0.87%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (0.87%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.43%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.26%) Windows
2 20 (8.66%) Linux
3 6 (2.60%) UNIX
4 4 (1.73%) VxWorks
5 2 (0.87%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (35.50%) UML
2 77 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 63 (27.27%) Requirements Management
4 59 (25.54%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (19.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 45 (19.48%) OO
6 39 (16.88%) Waterfall
7 36 (15.58%) Project Management
8 33 (14.29%) Validation
8 33 (14.29%) SysML
9 31 (13.42%) Business Analysis
10 30 (12.99%) GAP Analysis
11 23 (9.96%) PRINCE2
11 23 (9.96%) Requirements Analysis
12 20 (8.66%) Hazard Analysis
13 19 (8.23%) CAE
13 19 (8.23%) FMECA
14 17 (7.36%) TOGAF
15 16 (6.93%) Time Management
16 15 (6.49%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 39 (16.88%) C
2 36 (15.58%) C++
3 32 (13.85%) C#
4 30 (12.99%) Ada
5 21 (9.09%) Java
6 18 (7.79%) SQL
7 17 (7.36%) MATLAB
8 10 (4.33%) Embedded C
9 5 (2.16%) Perl
10 3 (1.30%) Python
10 3 (1.30%) ANSI C
10 3 (1.30%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.87%) VC++
11 2 (0.87%) VBScript
11 2 (0.87%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.43%) C++/CLI
12 1 (0.43%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 85 (36.80%) Security Cleared
2 67 (29.00%) SC Cleared
3 48 (20.78%) Degree
4 17 (7.36%) APMP
5 16 (6.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (3.46%) DV Cleared
7 6 (2.60%) HND
7 6 (2.60%) CCNP
7 6 (2.60%) CCNA
7 6 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.30%) HNC
10 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.43%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (16.45%) DO-178B
2 24 (10.39%) IEC 61508
3 12 (5.19%) DO-254
3 12 (5.19%) ARP4754
4 11 (4.76%) ARP4761
5 3 (1.30%) QA
6 2 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 14443
7 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.43%) DO-160
System Software
1 3 (1.30%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.30%) Firmware
1 3 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (1.30%) vSphere
2 2 (0.87%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 3 (1.30%) Netcool
2 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (12.55%) IBM
2 14 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.03%) Serena
4 6 (2.60%) Oracle
4 6 (2.60%) Cisco
5 5 (2.16%) HP
6 4 (1.73%) Telelogic
6 4 (1.73%) VMware
7 3 (1.30%) PTC
7 3 (1.30%) SolarWinds
8 2 (0.87%) ESRI
8 2 (0.87%) Luciad
8 2 (0.87%) Green Hills
8 2 (0.87%) Coverity
8 2 (0.87%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.43%) MathWorks
9 1 (0.43%) QNX
9 1 (0.43%) EMC
9 1 (0.43%) Juniper
9 1 (0.43%) Borland
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