The table below looks at the statistics for Rational Application Developer skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rational Application Developer over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Rational Application Developer (IBM RAD)
England / South West
Rank - - 146
Contract jobs citing Rational Application Developer 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.031%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 - £423
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
533 440 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.96% 14.58% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 296 316
Median daily rate £375 £375 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 30 25
Median hourly rate £40.50 £41.80 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.11% +3.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £31.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.18 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

Rational Application Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Rational Application Developer as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Rational Application Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Rational Application Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Rational Application Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South West