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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational Robot
Rank 622 - 625
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Rational Robot 8 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% - 0.011%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.097% - 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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
8275 8303 7357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.60% 14.98% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5569 5582 5059
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 £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 187 117
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.68 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 4 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 7 December 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
Lancashire - 8 - -
North West - 8 - -
England - 8 - -
Preston - 4 - -

Rational Robot
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) ClearCase
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) VB
4 5 (62.50%) .NET
4 5 (62.50%) XML
4 5 (62.50%) XSD
4 5 (62.50%) XSLT
4 5 (62.50%) C#
4 5 (62.50%) WinForms
4 5 (62.50%) VB6
4 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
4 5 (62.50%) WPF
4 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
4 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (62.50%) Entity Framework
5 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (50.00%) TDD
5 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
5 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (37.50%) SOLID
6 3 (37.50%) SQLPlus
6 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
6 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
7 2 (25.00%) ClearQuest
7 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
8 1 (12.50%) RDBMS

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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) SQLPlus
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) ClearCase
2 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (25.00%) ClearQuest
5 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium
5 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Software Developer
3 3 (37.50%) C# Software Developer
3 3 (37.50%) C# WPF Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Test Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) WPF Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Tester
5 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Systems Test Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
1 5 (62.50%) Entity Framework
1 5 (62.50%) WinForms
1 5 (62.50%) WPF
1 5 (62.50%) XML
1 5 (62.50%) XSD
1 5 (62.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) SOLID
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) VB
2 5 (62.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Perforce