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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational Application Developer (IBM RAD)
Rank 595 561 522
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -39
Contract jobs citing Rational Application Developer 4 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.017% 0.039%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.057% 0.14% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 12
Average daily rate
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£369 £308 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.91% -27.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £291 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £322 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £308 £425
% change year-on-year
+38.21% -27.64%
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
6982 6366 5205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.01% 12.26% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4469 4037 3301
Average daily rate £400 £375 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 110 142
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.40 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% +3.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £17.90 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

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
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 27 March 2015.

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 6 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (62.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (37.50%) EJB
4 3 (37.50%) Servlets
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) UML
4 3 (37.50%) IBM
5 2 (25.00%) RAD
5 2 (25.00%) CRM
5 2 (25.00%) SOA
5 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Chordiant
5 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) J2EE
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) SOAP
5 2 (25.00%) Struts
5 2 (25.00%) DB2
5 2 (25.00%) JSP
5 2 (25.00%) Subversion
5 2 (25.00%) Spring
5 2 (25.00%) Maven
5 2 (25.00%) Genesys
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

Rational Application Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (62.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) CruiseControl
2 1 (12.50%) Ant
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Designer
2 2 (25.00%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (37.50%) EJB
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) Servlets
3 2 (25.00%) SOAP
3 2 (25.00%) Struts
3 2 (25.00%) JSP
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) J2EE
3 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) Java EE
4 1 (12.50%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) Spring Security
4 1 (12.50%) JAX-WS
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) JAX-RS
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) UML
2 2 (25.00%) RAD
2 2 (25.00%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) eTOM
2 2 (25.00%) System Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) AOP
3 1 (12.50%) B2B
3 1 (12.50%) B2C
3 1 (12.50%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) C#
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Chordiant
2 2 (25.00%) Genesys
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe