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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational DOORS
Rank 108 96 97
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 8 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.38% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.37% 6.02% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 6
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.05% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.30 £35.46 £29.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.70 £37.80 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £37.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.88%
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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
183 133 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.54% 6.38% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 84 97
Average daily rate £400 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £227 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £434 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 14
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.80 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.05% +23.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £34.09 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £36.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 28 November 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.

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Rational DOORS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 18 (75.00%) Project Management
1 18 (75.00%) Requirements Management
2 17 (70.83%) Validation
3 16 (66.67%) Manufacturing
4 15 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (45.83%) Time Management
5 11 (45.83%) ENOVIA
6 10 (41.67%) Automotive
7 9 (37.50%) ClearQuest
7 9 (37.50%) ClearCase
8 5 (20.83%) Change Management
8 5 (20.83%) PLM
9 4 (16.67%) Degree
9 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 3 (12.50%) Test Planning
10 3 (12.50%) Java
10 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
11 2 (8.33%) UML
11 2 (8.33%) C
11 2 (8.33%) C++
11 2 (8.33%) Embedded C++
11 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (8.33%) Requirements Engineering
11 2 (8.33%) Rational Rhapsody
11 2 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
12 1 (4.17%) Business Transformation
12 1 (4.17%) CAN bus
12 1 (4.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (4.17%) TargetLink
1 1 (4.17%) Simulink
1 1 (4.17%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 11 (45.83%) ENOVIA
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) ClearQuest
1 9 (37.50%) ClearCase
2 2 (8.33%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 16 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 10 (41.67%) Automotive
3 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Applications Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Requirements Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Requirements Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.17%) CAN bus
3 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.17%) Physics
3 1 (4.17%) Human Factors
3 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Project Management
1 18 (75.00%) Requirements Management
2 17 (70.83%) Validation
3 11 (45.83%) Time Management
4 5 (20.83%) Change Management
4 5 (20.83%) PLM
5 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.50%) Test Planning
7 2 (8.33%) UML
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.33%) Requirements Engineering
7 2 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (4.17%) Business Transformation
8 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (4.17%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (4.17%) Change Control
8 1 (4.17%) Six Sigma
8 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Java
1 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.33%) C
2 2 (8.33%) C++
2 2 (8.33%) Embedded C++
3 1 (4.17%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) IBM