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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational DOORS
Rank 112 100 98
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 11 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.49% 0.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.26% 7.52% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£365 - £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £333 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.77% -11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 10
Average hourly rate £36.40 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.88 £37.02 £33.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £41.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.56%
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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
209 133 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.22% 6.46% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 79 103
Average daily rate £375 £323 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 15
Average hourly rate £37.10 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £37.27 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +3.67%

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 21 October 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
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Rational DOORS
England

Rational DOORS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 28 (82.35%) Requirements Management
2 27 (79.41%) Validation
3 23 (67.65%) Project Management
4 21 (61.76%) Manufacturing
4 21 (61.76%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (47.06%) Time Management
5 16 (47.06%) ENOVIA
6 14 (41.18%) ClearQuest
6 14 (41.18%) ClearCase
7 9 (26.47%) Change Management
7 9 (26.47%) Automotive
8 8 (23.53%) Degree
9 5 (14.71%) Regression Testing
9 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
9 5 (14.71%) Mathematics
9 5 (14.71%) Physics
9 5 (14.71%) Human Factors
10 4 (11.76%) Test Planning
10 4 (11.76%) PLM
10 4 (11.76%) Java
10 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
11 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
12 2 (5.88%) UML
12 2 (5.88%) Rational Rhapsody
12 2 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (5.88%) Embedded Software Development
12 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (5.88%) Requirements Engineering
13 1 (2.94%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 1 (2.94%) TargetLink

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Simulink
1 1 (2.94%) Stateflow
1 1 (2.94%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 16 (47.06%) ENOVIA
Development Applications
1 14 (41.18%) ClearCase
1 14 (41.18%) ClearQuest
2 2 (5.88%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 21 (61.76%) Manufacturing
2 9 (26.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Applications Engineer
2 12 (35.29%) Requirements Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Design Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Requirements Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Requirements Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Configuration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (61.76%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
2 5 (14.71%) Mathematics
2 5 (14.71%) Physics
2 5 (14.71%) Human Factors
3 2 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.94%) CAN bus
4 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (82.35%) Requirements Management
2 27 (79.41%) Validation
3 23 (67.65%) Project Management
4 16 (47.06%) Time Management
5 9 (26.47%) Change Management
6 5 (14.71%) Regression Testing
7 4 (11.76%) PLM
7 4 (11.76%) Test Planning
8 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.88%) UML
9 2 (5.88%) Requirements Engineering
9 2 (5.88%) Embedded Software Development
10 1 (2.94%) Six Sigma
10 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) Java
1 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.94%) Embedded C++
2 1 (2.94%) MATLAB
2 1 (2.94%) C
2 1 (2.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) IBM
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