The table below looks at the statistics for Rational DOORS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rational DOORS over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational DOORS
Rank 133 122 110
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -12
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 2 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.069% 0.26% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.45% 2.95% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 11
Average hourly rate £38.75 £36.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £30.22 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £38.75 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +1.35%
Rational DOORS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
440 237 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.21% 8.83% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 141 113
Average daily rate £400 £330 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £238 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 15
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.47 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.50% -8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £29.00 £31.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -3.89%

Rational DOORS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Rational DOORS across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Rational DOORS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Rational DOORS
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Rational DOORS across the West Midlands region.

Rational DOORS Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Rational DOORS
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Rational DOORS across the West Midlands region.

Rational DOORS Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Rational DOORS
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Birmingham 0 2 - - 1
Rational DOORS
England

Rational DOORS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 7 (77.78%) Electronics
1 7 (77.78%) UML
1 7 (77.78%) SysML
1 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) Firmware
2 6 (66.67%) Aerospace
2 6 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (22.22%) PLM
3 2 (22.22%) Military
3 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) EMC
3 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 2 (22.22%) Physics
4 1 (11.11%) Avionics
4 1 (11.11%) DO-178B
4 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity

Rational DOORS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

General
1 7 (77.78%) Electronics
2 6 (66.67%) Aerospace
3 2 (22.22%) Military
4 1 (11.11%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
2 2 (22.22%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) SysML
1 7 (77.78%) UML
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) PLM
2 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) DO-178B
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) EMC