The first table below looks at the demand for Rational Application Developer skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rational Application Developer over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Scotland region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational Application Developer (IBM RAD)
Rank 122 107 112
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Contract jobs citing Rational Application Developer 4 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% 0.55% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.33% 5.20% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 3
Average daily rate - £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +54.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £425 £275
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +54.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
301 250 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.36% 10.67% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 152 113
Average daily rate £363 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 11
Average hourly rate £32.00 £42.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +54.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Rational Application Developer
UK

Rational Application Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Rational Application Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Rational Application Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Rational Application Developer across the Scotland region.

Rational Application Developer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Rational Application Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Rational Application Developer 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 Application Developer.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) JSP
2 6 (75.00%) RAD
2 6 (75.00%) JSF
3 5 (62.50%) Banking
3 5 (62.50%) Swing
3 5 (62.50%) XML
3 5 (62.50%) Struts
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) EJB
3 5 (62.50%) J2EE
4 3 (37.50%) SOA
5 2 (25.00%) CRM
5 2 (25.00%) Chordiant
5 2 (25.00%) UML
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Genesys
5 2 (25.00%) Middleware
5 2 (25.00%) eTOM
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
6 1 (12.50%) JIRA
6 1 (12.50%) FitNesse
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing

Rational Application Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Rational Application Developer 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 Application Developer. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MS Access
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) FitNesse
1 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) SOA Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Development Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) JSP
1 6 (75.00%) JSF
2 5 (62.50%) Swing
2 5 (62.50%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) Struts
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) EJB
2 5 (62.50%) J2EE
3 2 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
4 1 (12.50%) Spring
4 1 (12.50%) JDBC
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) RAD
2 3 (37.50%) SOA
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) eTOM
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Chordiant
1 2 (25.00%) Genesys
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Business Objects