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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational DOORS
Rank 117 103 106
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs citing Rational DOORS 11 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.38% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.88% 4.71% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£331 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 6
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +0.80%
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
187 170 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.27% 8.05% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 102 118
Average daily rate £350 £305 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £213 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £424 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 10
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £31.75 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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 19 September 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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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
Warwickshire - 2 - - 2
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Rational DOORS
England

Rational DOORS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 30 (83.33%) Requirements Management
2 29 (80.56%) Validation
3 22 (61.11%) Manufacturing
3 22 (61.11%) Project Management
3 22 (61.11%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (47.22%) ENOVIA
4 17 (47.22%) Time Management
5 13 (36.11%) ClearCase
5 13 (36.11%) ClearQuest
6 11 (30.56%) Change Management
6 11 (30.56%) Automotive
7 9 (25.00%) Degree
8 7 (19.44%) Mathematics
8 7 (19.44%) Physics
9 6 (16.67%) Human Factors
9 6 (16.67%) Regression Testing
9 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
10 5 (13.89%) UML
10 5 (13.89%) MATLAB
10 5 (13.89%) Simulink
10 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
10 5 (13.89%) Rational Rhapsody
10 5 (13.89%) CAN bus
11 4 (11.11%) Test Planning
11 4 (11.11%) PLM
11 4 (11.11%) C
11 4 (11.11%) Java
11 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
12 3 (8.33%) Embedded C
13 2 (5.56%) Six Sigma

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (13.89%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 17 (47.22%) ENOVIA
Development Applications
1 13 (36.11%) ClearCase
1 13 (36.11%) ClearQuest
2 5 (13.89%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 22 (61.11%) Manufacturing
2 11 (30.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Applications Engineer
2 13 (36.11%) Requirements Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Design Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Software Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Requirements Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 22 (61.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (19.44%) Mathematics
2 7 (19.44%) Physics
3 6 (16.67%) Human Factors
3 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 5 (13.89%) CAN bus
5 2 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) Requirements Management
2 29 (80.56%) Validation
3 22 (61.11%) Project Management
4 17 (47.22%) Time Management
5 11 (30.56%) Change Management
6 6 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 5 (13.89%) UML
7 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
8 4 (11.11%) Test Planning
8 4 (11.11%) PLM
9 2 (5.56%) Six Sigma
9 2 (5.56%) Embedded Software Development
9 2 (5.56%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) MATLAB
2 4 (11.11%) C
2 4 (11.11%) Java
2 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) IBM