Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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.

IBM Rational Application Developer (IBM RAD)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 846 860 866
Rank change year-on-year +14 +6 -35
Contract jobs citing Rational Application Developer 5 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.005% 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.028% 0.037% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
England median daily rate £458 £650 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.62% +59.51% +27.34%
10th Percentile £449 £625 £327
90th Percentile £466 £675 £482
UK median daily rate £458 £650 £315
% change year-on-year -29.62% +106.35% -22.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Rational Application Developer is in the Development Applications category. The following 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.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17836 16231 14813
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.80% 16.57% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12505 10994 9955
England median daily rate £455 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% +5.59% +0.63%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £280
90th Percentile £606 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 272 233 283
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £26.17 £23.80
90th Percentile £59.88 £53.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Rational Application Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Rational Application Developer as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England +73 4 - -
Yorkshire +26 4 - -
London -34 1 £458 -29.62%
Rational Application Developer
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (80.00%) Dojo
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) System Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 4 (80.00%) Maven
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 4 (80.00%) iPad
2 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (80.00%) Gradle
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 4 (80.00%) Ant
2 4 (80.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (80.00%) RAD
2 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (80.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Puppet

Rational Application Developer
Co-occurring 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 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (80.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (80.00%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) Ant
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Gradle
2 4 (80.00%) Maven
2 4 (80.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Portal Developer
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere Developer
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere Portal Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (80.00%) Dojo
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
1 4 (80.00%) jQuery
1 4 (80.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (80.00%) RAD
2 4 (80.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) IBM