The table below looks at the statistics for Rational Application Developer skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rational Application Developer over the 3 months to 29 June 2015 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational Application Developer (IBM RAD)
Rank 596 596 560
Rank change year-on-year
0 -36
Contract jobs citing Rational Application Developer 4 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.004% 0.025%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.054% 0.029% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£315 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7404 6872 5463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.20% 12.76% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4893 4368 3395
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £508 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 159 157
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £31.50 £23.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.24 £52.70 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +0.80%

Rational Application Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Rational Application Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Rational Application Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Rational Application Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Rational Application Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Rational Application Developer within the UK.

Rational Application Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Rational Application Developer
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rational Application Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2015. 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
England -28 2 £315 -
Wales - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 - -
Cardiff - 2 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
South East - 1 - -
South West - 1 £315 -

Rational Application Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 6 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 5 (62.50%) Maven
3 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 4 (50.00%) RAD
3 4 (50.00%) SOA
3 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (37.50%) Toad
4 3 (37.50%) XHTML
4 3 (37.50%) UML
4 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (37.50%) JDeveloper
4 3 (37.50%) Middleware
4 3 (37.50%) Micro Focus
4 3 (37.50%) WebCenter
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (37.50%) Hudson
4 3 (37.50%) Apache Continuum
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle ADF

Rational Application Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Maven
2 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (37.50%) Toad
3 3 (37.50%) JDeveloper
3 3 (37.50%) Hudson
3 3 (37.50%) Apache Continuum
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Ant
5 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (12.50%) CruiseControl
5 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Web Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) Middleware
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (37.50%) WebCenter
3 3 (37.50%) XHTML
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle ADF
4 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) EJB
4 2 (25.00%) Servlets
4 2 (25.00%) SOAP
4 2 (25.00%) Struts
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) JSP
5 1 (12.50%) J2EE
5 1 (12.50%) Spring
5 1 (12.50%) Java EE
5 1 (12.50%) WCF
5 1 (12.50%) JAX-WS
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) SOA
1 4 (50.00%) RAD
2 3 (37.50%) UML
2 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) System Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) B2B
3 1 (12.50%) B2C
3 1 (12.50%) E-business
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) AOP
3 1 (12.50%) eTOM
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (25.00%) COBOL
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) Micro Focus
4 1 (12.50%) Chordiant
4 1 (12.50%) Adobe
4 1 (12.50%) Genesys