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 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Rational Application Developer (IBM RAD)
UK
Rank 576 619 611
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -8
Contract jobs citing Rational Application Developer 19 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.017% 0.010%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.25% 0.12% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 5
Median daily rate £440 £445 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.12% +5.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £429 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £461 £500
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 across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7698 7592 7138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.96% 14.59% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5164 5017 4750
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 208 131
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +14.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £28.50 £25.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £53.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Rational Application Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Rational Application Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 14 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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +47 19 £440 -1.12% 1
London +13 6 £494 +10.95%
Yorkshire - 6 - -
Leeds - 6 - -
West Yorkshire - 6 - -
East of England +4 3 £388 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £388 -
Liverpool - 3 - -
Merseyside - 3 - -
North West - 3 - -
West Midlands - 1 £550 -
Birmingham - 1 £550 -
City of London - 1 £400 -
Luton - 1 £388 -

Rational Application Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 20 (86.96%) J2EE
1 20 (86.96%) WebSphere
2 17 (73.91%) Java
3 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
3 14 (60.87%) SQL
3 14 (60.87%) Oracle
3 14 (60.87%) WebSphere Application Server
3 14 (60.87%) JSP
3 14 (60.87%) Data Centre
4 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (43.48%) Finance
5 10 (43.48%) Law
5 10 (43.48%) Identity Management
5 10 (43.48%) Unit Testing
5 10 (43.48%) Waterfall
5 10 (43.48%) Struts
5 10 (43.48%) JavaBeans
5 10 (43.48%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 10 (43.48%) Oracle Identity Management
6 8 (34.78%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 6 (26.09%) Eclipse
7 6 (26.09%) UML
7 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
7 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
7 6 (26.09%) .NET
7 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (21.74%) IBM
9 4 (17.39%) JSF
9 4 (17.39%) Migration
9 4 (17.39%) JSR 286

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 20 (86.96%) WebSphere
2 14 (60.87%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (17.39%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (8.70%) PegaRULES
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) HTTP
1 3 (13.04%) SSL
1 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) DB2
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Eclipse
2 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
1 10 (43.48%) Law
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Azure DevOps
4 3 (13.04%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.35%) J2EE WebSphere Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Java WebSphere Developer
6 1 (4.35%) WebOps Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (86.96%) J2EE
2 14 (60.87%) JSP
3 10 (43.48%) JavaBeans
3 10 (43.48%) Struts
4 6 (26.09%) .NET
5 4 (17.39%) HTML
5 4 (17.39%) Java EE
5 4 (17.39%) JSF
5 4 (17.39%) JSR 168
5 4 (17.39%) JSR 286
5 4 (17.39%) OSGi
5 4 (17.39%) Servlets
5 4 (17.39%) XML
6 3 (13.04%) Middleware
6 3 (13.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (60.87%) Data Centre
2 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Identity Management
2 10 (43.48%) Unit Testing
2 10 (43.48%) Waterfall
3 6 (26.09%) UML
4 4 (17.39%) Migration
4 4 (17.39%) OO
4 4 (17.39%) OOP
4 4 (17.39%) RAD
4 4 (17.39%) Web Application Development
5 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
5 3 (13.04%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (13.04%) DevOps
5 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (13.04%) High Availability
5 3 (13.04%) Operations Management
5 3 (13.04%) SOA
6 2 (8.70%) Coaching
6 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.70%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) Java
2 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
2 14 (60.87%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
3 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 3 (13.04%) Python
3 3 (13.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle Identity Management
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Ansible
2 3 (13.04%) Kubernetes
2 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 5 (21.74%) IBM
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco
4 3 (13.04%) Dell
4 3 (13.04%) EMC
5 2 (8.70%) Pega