The table below looks at the statistics for Rational Robot skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rational Robot over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational Robot
Rank 660 648 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Rational Robot 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.002% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.011% 0.013% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £500 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £413 -
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
8741 7639 6993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.23% 13.38% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5984 5042 4484
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 128 151
Median hourly rate £41.50 £39.39 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.37% +4.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £23.93 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £51.30 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

Rational Robot
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Rational Robot as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Rational Robot Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Rational Robot
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Rational Robot within the UK.

Rational Robot Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Rational Robot
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Rational Robot within the UK.

Rational Robot Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Rational Robot
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rational Robot within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -2 1 £500 +21.21% 1
London - 1 £500 - 1

Rational Robot
Top 16 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Rational Robot 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 Robot.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 3 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) SilkTest
1 3 (100.00%) RIATest
1 3 (100.00%) Green Hat

Rational Robot
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) RIATest
1 3 (100.00%) SilkTest
1 3 (100.00%) WinRunner
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Green Hat
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle