The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Rational Application Developer skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Rational Application Developer over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Rational Application Developer (IBM RAD)
UK / England
Rank 572 605 594
Rank change year-on-year +33 -11  
Contract jobs citing Rational Application Developer 13 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.031% 0.020% 0.006%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.18% 0.14% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 3
Median daily rate £440 £445 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.12% +42.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £429 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £461 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 - £423
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Rational Application Developer is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7323 7180 6341
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.52% 14.64% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4937 4822 4121
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 170 122
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.80 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.67% +11.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.50 £28.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Rational Application Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Rational Application Developer as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Rational Application Developer in England

Rational Application Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Rational Application Developer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Rational Application Developer in England

Rational Application Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Rational Application Developer in England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Rational Application Developer in England

Rational Application Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Rational Application Developer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Rational Application Developer in England

Rational Application Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rational Application Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
London +32 6 £494 +10.95%
East of England 0 3 £388 -
Yorkshire - 3 - -
West Midlands - 1 £550 -
Rational Application Developer
UK

Rational Application Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Rational Application Developer also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Rational Application Developer.

1 21 (84.00%) J2EE
1 21 (84.00%) WebSphere
2 18 (72.00%) Java
3 15 (60.00%) Data Centre
4 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (56.00%) SQL
4 14 (56.00%) Oracle
4 14 (56.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 14 (56.00%) JSP
5 10 (40.00%) Struts
5 10 (40.00%) JavaBeans
5 10 (40.00%) Identity Management
5 10 (40.00%) Finance
5 10 (40.00%) Law
5 10 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 10 (40.00%) Waterfall
5 10 (40.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 10 (40.00%) Oracle Identity Management
6 9 (36.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio
7 7 (28.00%) UML
7 7 (28.00%) .NET
7 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (24.00%) Migration
8 6 (24.00%) IBM
8 6 (24.00%) Eclipse
9 4 (16.00%) HTTP
9 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP

Rational Application Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 21 (84.00%) WebSphere
2 14 (56.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (8.00%) PegaRULES
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) HTTP
1 4 (16.00%) SSL
1 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) DB2
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (24.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (8.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
1 10 (40.00%) Law
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Azure DevOps
3 4 (16.00%) Azure Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Developer
5 2 (8.00%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.00%) J2EE WebSphere Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Java WebSphere Developer
6 1 (4.00%) WebOps Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (84.00%) J2EE
2 14 (56.00%) JSP
3 10 (40.00%) JavaBeans
3 10 (40.00%) Struts
4 7 (28.00%) .NET
5 4 (16.00%) HTML
5 4 (16.00%) Java EE
5 4 (16.00%) JSF
5 4 (16.00%) JSR 168
5 4 (16.00%) JSR 286
5 4 (16.00%) OSGi
5 4 (16.00%) Servlets
5 4 (16.00%) Web Services
5 4 (16.00%) XML
6 3 (12.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Identity Management
2 10 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 10 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 7 (28.00%) UML
4 6 (24.00%) Migration
5 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (16.00%) DevOps
5 4 (16.00%) High Availability
5 4 (16.00%) OO
5 4 (16.00%) OOP
5 4 (16.00%) Operations Management
5 4 (16.00%) RAD
5 4 (16.00%) Web Application Development
6 3 (12.00%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (12.00%) SOA
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (8.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) Java
2 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (56.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (16.00%) Python
3 4 (16.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (40.00%) Oracle Identity Management
1 10 (40.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Ansible
2 4 (16.00%) Kubernetes
2 4 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (12.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Oracle
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (24.00%) IBM
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco
4 3 (12.00%) Dell
4 3 (12.00%) EMC
5 2 (8.00%) Pega