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 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 Application Developer (IBM RAD)
Rank 606 573 580
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +7
Contract jobs citing Rational Application Developer 6 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.025% 0.042%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.082% 0.21% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 11
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£433 £525 £426
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.61% +23.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £395 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £525 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £525 £426
% change year-on-year
-17.61% +23.38%
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
7337 6269 6306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.74% 11.88% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4848 4049 3517
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 £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 131 216
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.10 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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 11 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 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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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 -17 3 £393 -25.23% 1
South East +5 1 - - 1
South West - 1 £393 -
East of England - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £393 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Cirencester - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Watford - - - -

Rational Application Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) J2EE
2 5 (62.50%) SOA
2 5 (62.50%) Eclipse
3 4 (50.00%) IBM
3 4 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (50.00%) JSP
3 4 (50.00%) UML
3 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) JDBC
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Chordiant
4 3 (37.50%) CRM
4 3 (37.50%) Genesys
4 3 (37.50%) Middleware
5 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (25.00%) Subversion
5 2 (25.00%) Spring
5 2 (25.00%) Maven
5 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) Ant
5 2 (25.00%) Servlets
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) RAD

Rational Application Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 Application Server
1 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (12.50%) MS Access
2 1 (12.50%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Eclipse
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
2 2 (25.00%) Maven
2 2 (25.00%) Ant
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
3 1 (12.50%) FitNesse
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Solutions Designer
1 4 (50.00%) Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Development Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) J2EE
2 4 (50.00%) JSP
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) JDBC
3 3 (37.50%) Middleware
4 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (25.00%) Servlets
5 1 (12.50%) Spring Security
5 1 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) Struts
5 1 (12.50%) XSD
5 1 (12.50%) XSL
5 1 (12.50%) XSLT
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) Ajax
5 1 (12.50%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) iSeries
1 1 (12.50%) Wiki
1 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) SOA
2 4 (50.00%) UML
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) RAD
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (12.50%) Use Case
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) ETL
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) Chordiant
2 3 (37.50%) Genesys
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Pega
4 1 (12.50%) JBoss
4 1 (12.50%) Business Objects