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 2 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational DOORS
Rank 520 480 513
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +33
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 74 97 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.19% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.07% 1.44% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 16
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£375 £400 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +20.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £430 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 63 23
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £33.10 £35.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.47 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.79%

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
6928 6721 5114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.93% 12.85% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4553 4328 3195
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 £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 149 148
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 £20.31 £31.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +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 2 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 2 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 2 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 -37 65 £375 - 12
South East +4 29 £375 +11.11% 5
South West -14 23 £430 +32.30% 4
Hampshire +19 19 £375 - 3
Bristol -1 9 £600 - 1
Hook - 9 £390 -
Gloucestershire -13 8 - - 1
North West - 8 - -
Lancashire - 7 - -
Surrey +10 6 £400 -
Cheltenham -12 6 - -
South Wales -5 5 £305 -28.23%
Wales -7 5 £305 -28.23%
Newport -19 5 £305 -28.23%
Preston - 4 - -
Scotland - 4 - - 3
Farnborough - 4 - -
Somerset +10 3 - - 2
West Midlands -26 3 - -
Wiltshire +3 2 £430 -
Warwickshire +1 2 - -
Yeovil -5 2 - - 2
Guildford - 2 £400 -
Fife - 2 - - 1
Filton - 2 - -
London +4 1 £325 -23.52% 2
Middlesex 0 1 - -
Essex -2 1 - -
East of England -7 1 - - 1
East Sussex -13 1 £370 -7.50%

Rational DOORS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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 57 (45.97%) Software Engineering
2 53 (42.74%) Security Cleared
3 49 (39.52%) UML
4 47 (37.90%) Requirements Management
5 44 (35.48%) SC Cleared
6 28 (22.58%) Degree
6 28 (22.58%) DO-178B
6 28 (22.58%) C
7 24 (19.35%) Ada
8 22 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (16.94%) Military
9 21 (16.94%) Rational Rhapsody
10 20 (16.13%) Aerospace
10 20 (16.13%) Validation
11 19 (15.32%) Configuration Management
12 18 (14.52%) C++
12 18 (14.52%) JSP
13 17 (13.71%) Requirements Analysis
14 16 (12.90%) SysML
14 16 (12.90%) Automotive
15 14 (11.29%) Java
15 14 (11.29%) ClearCase
15 14 (11.29%) Integration Testing
16 13 (10.48%) Avionics
16 13 (10.48%) SDLC
17 12 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (9.68%) Embedded C
18 11 (8.87%) IBM
18 11 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
18 11 (8.87%) CAE

Rational DOORS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 3 (2.42%) Apache
2 2 (1.61%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.61%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.81%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 9 (7.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (5.65%) Simulink
3 5 (4.03%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.03%) TargetLink
4 3 (2.42%) Stateflow
4 3 (2.42%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.42%) MS Office
5 2 (1.61%) MS Project
5 2 (1.61%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.23%) SNMP
2 4 (3.23%) Wireless
3 3 (2.42%) FTP
3 3 (2.42%) FlexRay
4 2 (1.61%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.61%) DHCP
4 2 (1.61%) VPN
4 2 (1.61%) DNS
4 2 (1.61%) Firewall
5 1 (0.81%) 2G
5 1 (0.81%) Internet
5 1 (0.81%) 3G
5 1 (0.81%) IPsec
5 1 (0.81%) IKE
5 1 (0.81%) IPv4
5 1 (0.81%) IPv6
5 1 (0.81%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.81%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 21 (16.94%) Rational Rhapsody
2 14 (11.29%) ClearCase
3 7 (5.65%) ClearQuest
4 6 (4.84%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.23%) Subversion
6 3 (2.42%) StarTeam
6 3 (2.42%) CANoe
7 2 (1.61%) JIRA
7 2 (1.61%) CaliberRM
7 2 (1.61%) RequisitePro
8 1 (0.81%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.81%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.81%) JUnit
8 1 (0.81%) Maven
8 1 (0.81%) DbUnit
8 1 (0.81%) GDB
8 1 (0.81%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.81%) eggPlant
General
1 21 (16.94%) Military
2 20 (16.13%) Aerospace
3 16 (12.90%) Automotive
4 13 (10.48%) Avionics
5 9 (7.26%) Finance
6 4 (3.23%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.61%) Electronics
8 1 (0.81%) Marketing
8 1 (0.81%) German Language
Job Titles
1 58 (46.77%) Software Engineer
2 25 (20.16%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (7.26%) Integration Engineer
4 8 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (5.65%) Test Engineer
6 6 (4.84%) Analyst
7 5 (4.03%) Developer
8 4 (3.23%) Requirements Analyst
8 4 (3.23%) Verification Engineer
8 4 (3.23%) Requirements Manager
8 4 (3.23%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.23%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (3.23%) Software Test Engineer
9 3 (2.42%) Systems Integration Engineer
9 3 (2.42%) Network Engineer
9 3 (2.42%) Requirements Engineer
10 2 (1.61%) Software Integration Engineer
10 2 (1.61%) Validation Engineer
10 2 (1.61%) Systems Analyst
10 2 (1.61%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.52%) JSP
2 6 (4.84%) Spring
2 6 (4.84%) GWT
2 6 (4.84%) Web Services
3 5 (4.03%) Hibernate
4 3 (2.42%) HTML
5 2 (1.61%) CSS
6 1 (0.81%) XML
6 1 (0.81%) .NET
6 1 (0.81%) jQuery
6 1 (0.81%) JPA
6 1 (0.81%) JFC
6 1 (0.81%) HTML5
6 1 (0.81%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.87%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.42%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.61%) FlexPod
4 2 (1.61%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.61%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.81%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.81%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.26%) Windows
2 7 (5.65%) Linux
3 3 (2.42%) UNIX
4 1 (0.81%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (45.97%) Software Engineering
2 49 (39.52%) UML
3 47 (37.90%) Requirements Management
4 22 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (16.13%) Validation
6 19 (15.32%) Configuration Management
7 17 (13.71%) Requirements Analysis
8 16 (12.90%) SysML
9 14 (11.29%) Integration Testing
10 13 (10.48%) SDLC
11 11 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (8.87%) CAE
11 11 (8.87%) Hazard Analysis
11 11 (8.87%) Requirements Engineering
11 11 (8.87%) FMECA
12 10 (8.06%) Change Control
13 9 (7.26%) Scrum
13 9 (7.26%) Change Management
13 9 (7.26%) Embedded Software Development
13 9 (7.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 28 (22.58%) C
2 24 (19.35%) Ada
3 18 (14.52%) C++
4 14 (11.29%) Java
5 12 (9.68%) Embedded C
6 10 (8.06%) MATLAB
7 8 (6.45%) C#
8 6 (4.84%) SQL
9 2 (1.61%) Perl
10 1 (0.81%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.81%) Python
10 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.81%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 53 (42.74%) Security Cleared
2 44 (35.48%) SC Cleared
3 28 (22.58%) Degree
4 5 (4.03%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.42%) CCNP
5 3 (2.42%) CCNA
5 3 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.61%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (1.61%) HND
6 2 (1.61%) ISEB
7 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.81%) HNC
7 1 (0.81%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (22.58%) DO-178B
2 11 (8.87%) IEC 61508
3 8 (6.45%) ARP4754
4 7 (5.65%) DO-254
4 7 (5.65%) ARP4761
5 3 (2.42%) QA
6 2 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 14443
System Software
1 5 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (4.03%) vSphere
2 3 (2.42%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.61%) vCloud
3 2 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) Netcool
2 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (8.87%) IBM
2 9 (7.26%) Serena
3 6 (4.84%) Google
3 6 (4.84%) VMware
4 5 (4.03%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.03%) Cisco
5 4 (3.23%) Telelogic
6 3 (2.42%) HP
6 3 (2.42%) Juniper
6 3 (2.42%) Wind River
7 2 (1.61%) BMC
7 2 (1.61%) CA
7 2 (1.61%) NetApp
7 2 (1.61%) MathWorks
7 2 (1.61%) Perforce
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle
8 1 (0.81%) Coverity
8 1 (0.81%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.81%) Green Hills
8 1 (0.81%) Xilinx
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