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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rational Application Developer over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational Application Developer (IBM RAD)
Rank 638 634 625
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing Rational Application Developer 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.007% 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.037% 0.057% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £475 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £313 -
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 across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8205 7051 6741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.28% 13.01% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5630 4581 4373
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £539 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 133 152
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% -1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.18 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.02 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.45% -1.28%

Rational Application Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 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 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rational Application Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -14 3 £475 +52.00% 1
London - 3 £475 -

Rational Application Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Rational Application Developer also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Rational Application Developer.

1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (91.67%) DB2
2 11 (91.67%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 11 (91.67%) J2EE
2 11 (91.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 11 (91.67%) WebSphere
3 10 (83.33%) E-Commerce
4 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (75.00%) HTML
4 9 (75.00%) RAD
5 8 (66.67%) Flash
5 8 (66.67%) OO
5 8 (66.67%) EJB
5 8 (66.67%) CSS
5 8 (66.67%) Struts
5 8 (66.67%) Web Services
5 8 (66.67%) OOD
5 8 (66.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 8 (66.67%) Ajax
5 8 (66.67%) Web 2.0
5 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (66.67%) JNDI
5 8 (66.67%) Web Development
5 8 (66.67%) JSTL
5 8 (66.67%) Oracle Database
6 7 (58.33%) Mentoring
7 6 (50.00%) RESTful
8 5 (41.67%) hybris
8 5 (41.67%) Project Management

Rational Application Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (91.67%) WebSphere
1 11 (91.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) DB2
2 8 (66.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Ant
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Continuum
3 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (8.33%) Hudson
3 1 (8.33%) JDeveloper
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) Maven
3 1 (8.33%) Toad
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Domain Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (33.33%) WebSphere Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce Architect
3 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Java Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Java Solutions Architect
3 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior WebSphere Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) J2EE
2 9 (75.00%) HTML
3 8 (66.67%) Ajax
3 8 (66.67%) CSS
3 8 (66.67%) EJB
3 8 (66.67%) Flash
3 8 (66.67%) JNDI
3 8 (66.67%) JSTL
3 8 (66.67%) Struts
3 8 (66.67%) Web Services
4 6 (50.00%) RESTful
5 1 (8.33%) Middleware
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (8.33%) WebCenter
5 1 (8.33%) XHTML
5 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) E-Commerce
2 9 (75.00%) RAD
3 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (66.67%) OO
3 8 (66.67%) OOD
3 8 (66.67%) Web Development
4 7 (58.33%) Mentoring
5 5 (41.67%) Migration
5 5 (41.67%) Project Management
6 4 (33.33%) Presales
7 3 (25.00%) Change Management
7 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
7 3 (25.00%) UML
8 1 (8.33%) Business Activity Monitoring
8 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Java
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) ATG
2 5 (41.67%) hybris
3 4 (33.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) Micro Focus