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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational Application Developer (IBM RAD)
Rank 617 607 576
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -31
Contract jobs citing Rational Application Developer 9 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.010% 0.024%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.12% 0.071% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Average daily rate £445 £420 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.95% +36.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £246 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £500 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate - £423 £308
% change year-on-year
- +37.39%
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
7597 7025 5984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.77% 13.57% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5056 4715 3786
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 127 130
Average hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.83 £25.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.89 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +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 5 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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +3 9 £445 +41.26% 2
London +12 6 £445 +122.50% 1
Watford - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
East of England - 3 - -

Rational Application Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (90.91%) WebSphere Application Server
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 10 (90.91%) J2EE
2 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 10 (90.91%) DB2
3 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 8 (72.73%) HTML
3 8 (72.73%) Web Services
3 8 (72.73%) E-Commerce
3 8 (72.73%) Ajax
4 7 (63.64%) RAD
4 7 (63.64%) Struts
4 7 (63.64%) CSS
5 6 (54.55%) EJB
5 6 (54.55%) OO
5 6 (54.55%) OOD
5 6 (54.55%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 6 (54.55%) Flash
5 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (54.55%) JNDI
5 6 (54.55%) Web 2.0
5 6 (54.55%) Web Development
5 6 (54.55%) JSTL
5 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database
6 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
6 5 (45.45%) RESTful
6 5 (45.45%) UML
7 4 (36.36%) Unix

Rational Application Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (90.91%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) DB2
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Ant
3 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
4 1 (9.09%) Maven
4 1 (9.09%) Toad
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Java Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Java Solutions Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce Architect
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
3 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Architect
3 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Domain Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior WebSphere Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) J2EE
2 8 (72.73%) Ajax
2 8 (72.73%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) Web Services
3 7 (63.64%) CSS
3 7 (63.64%) Struts
4 6 (54.55%) EJB
4 6 (54.55%) Flash
4 6 (54.55%) JNDI
4 6 (54.55%) JSTL
5 5 (45.45%) RESTful
6 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
6 2 (18.18%) Spring
6 2 (18.18%) Spring Security
6 2 (18.18%) XML
7 1 (9.09%) JDBC
7 1 (9.09%) JSP
7 1 (9.09%) SAML
7 1 (9.09%) SOAP
7 1 (9.09%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Web 2.0
2 1 (9.09%) iSeries
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) E-Commerce
2 7 (63.64%) RAD
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) OO
3 6 (54.55%) OOD
3 6 (54.55%) Web Development
4 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
4 5 (45.45%) UML
5 3 (27.27%) Change Management
5 3 (27.27%) Migration
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) Project Planning
6 2 (18.18%) Presales
7 1 (9.09%) MVC
7 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
3 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) Scala
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) IBM
3 3 (27.27%) ATG
3 3 (27.27%) hybris