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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational Robot
Rank 650 634 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing Rational Robot 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.011% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.036% 0.084% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £500 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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
8254 7171 6833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.86% 12.85% 12.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5624 4589 4378
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 142 136
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.02 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.80% -2.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.90 £22.18 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.45 £37.02 £38.15
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -2.96%

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 5 May 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
London -1 3 £500 +81.81%
England -28 3 £500 +81.81%

Rational Robot
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) WinForms
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) XSD
3 4 (57.14%) XSLT
3 4 (57.14%) ClearCase
3 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
3 4 (57.14%) WPF
3 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (57.14%) Entity Framework
4 3 (42.86%) RIATest
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
4 3 (42.86%) Green Hat
4 3 (42.86%) Investment Banking
4 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) SOLID
4 3 (42.86%) SilkTest
4 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (42.86%) WinRunner
4 3 (42.86%) HP UFT
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Reports

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 (42.86%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) ClearCase
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (42.86%) HP UFT
2 3 (42.86%) JUnit
2 3 (42.86%) RIATest
2 3 (42.86%) SilkTest
2 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 3 (42.86%) WinRunner
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Investment Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (28.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Software Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# WPF Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ClearCase Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Database Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior WinForms Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior WPF Developer
4 1 (14.29%) WinForms Developer
4 1 (14.29%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
1 4 (57.14%) Entity Framework
1 4 (57.14%) WinForms
1 4 (57.14%) WPF
1 4 (57.14%) XML
1 4 (57.14%) XSD
1 4 (57.14%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) SOLID
3 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) VB
4 1 (14.29%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Green Hat
2 3 (42.86%) HP