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 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 Robot
UK
Rank 594 624 614
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -10
Contract jobs citing Rational Robot 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.008% 0.004%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.013% 0.053% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £37.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.00 -

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 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 3 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 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 +34 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -

Rational Robot
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 (88.89%) Oracle
2 7 (77.78%) ClearCase
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
4 5 (55.56%) VB
4 5 (55.56%) .NET
4 5 (55.56%) XML
4 5 (55.56%) XSD
4 5 (55.56%) XSLT
4 5 (55.56%) C#
4 5 (55.56%) WinForms
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) VB6
4 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
4 5 (55.56%) WPF
4 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
4 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (55.56%) Entity Framework
5 4 (44.44%) TDD
5 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
5 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
5 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) SOLID
6 3 (33.33%) SQLPlus
6 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
7 2 (22.22%) QA
7 2 (22.22%) ClearQuest
7 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (11.11%) Issue Tracking

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 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
1 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 3 (33.33%) SQLPlus
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) ClearCase
2 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
4 2 (22.22%) ClearQuest
5 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 1 (11.11%) JIRA
5 1 (11.11%) Robot Framework
5 1 (11.11%) Selenium
5 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Software Developer
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# WPF Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Tester
3 3 (33.33%) WPF Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
1 5 (55.56%) Entity Framework
1 5 (55.56%) WinForms
1 5 (55.56%) WPF
1 5 (55.56%) XML
1 5 (55.56%) XSD
1 5 (55.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) SOLID
3 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) VB
2 5 (55.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Perforce