The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational Application Developer (IBM RAD)
Rank 580 525 580
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +55
Contract jobs citing Rational Application Developer 7 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.040% 0.013%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.10% 0.35% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 5
Average daily rate £300 £425 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +49.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £378 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £448 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £425 £275
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +54.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6946 5388 5855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.34% 11.29% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4426 3424 3417
Average daily rate £375 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 136 207
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%

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 15 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -90 3 £300 -33.33% 1
South West - 3 £300 - 1
Wales - - - -
East of England - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Cardiff - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Watford - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
South East - - - -
South Wales - - - -

Rational Application Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (82.35%) J2EE
3 12 (70.59%) EJB
4 10 (58.82%) WebSphere
5 8 (47.06%) Subversion
5 8 (47.06%) Hibernate
5 8 (47.06%) .NET
5 8 (47.06%) JSP
5 8 (47.06%) Servlets
5 8 (47.06%) RAD
6 7 (41.18%) Struts
6 7 (41.18%) XML
6 7 (41.18%) HTML
7 6 (35.29%) Spring
7 6 (35.29%) JSF
8 5 (29.41%) Banking
8 5 (29.41%) System Testing
8 5 (29.41%) Change Control
8 5 (29.41%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 5 (29.41%) Oracle
8 5 (29.41%) UNIX
8 5 (29.41%) Swing
9 4 (23.53%) Linux
9 4 (23.53%) UML
9 4 (23.53%) DB2
10 3 (17.65%) Finance
10 3 (17.65%) SOA
10 3 (17.65%) Eclipse
10 3 (17.65%) IBM
10 3 (17.65%) WebSphere Application Server

Rational Application Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (58.82%) WebSphere
2 3 (17.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) DB2
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.88%) MS Access
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Subversion
2 5 (29.41%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Eclipse
4 2 (11.76%) Ant
5 1 (5.88%) JIRA
5 1 (5.88%) FitNesse
5 1 (5.88%) Maven
5 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
5 1 (5.88%) JUnit
5 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (29.41%) Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 11 (64.71%) Java Developer
3 7 (41.18%) J2EE Developer
3 7 (41.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Java Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Lead Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Designer
6 1 (5.88%) SOA Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Development Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.88%) J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) J2EE
2 12 (70.59%) EJB
3 8 (47.06%) Hibernate
3 8 (47.06%) .NET
3 8 (47.06%) JSP
3 8 (47.06%) Servlets
4 7 (41.18%) Struts
4 7 (41.18%) XML
4 7 (41.18%) HTML
5 6 (35.29%) Spring
5 6 (35.29%) JSF
6 5 (29.41%) Swing
7 3 (17.65%) Web Services
8 2 (11.76%) SOAP
8 2 (11.76%) DOM
8 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
8 2 (11.76%) DHTML
8 2 (11.76%) Middleware
8 2 (11.76%) REST
8 2 (11.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) UNIX
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) AIX
4 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) RAD
2 5 (29.41%) System Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Change Control
3 4 (23.53%) UML
4 3 (17.65%) SOA
5 2 (11.76%) CRM
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Stress Testing
5 2 (11.76%) eTOM
5 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Investment Management
6 1 (5.88%) Validation
6 1 (5.88%) ETL
6 1 (5.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Sun Certification
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) IBM
3 2 (11.76%) Sun
3 2 (11.76%) Genesys
3 2 (11.76%) Chordiant
3 2 (11.76%) JBoss
3 2 (11.76%) webMethods
4 1 (5.88%) Business Objects