The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 28 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.

IBM Rational Application Developer (IBM RAD)
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 396 418 411
Rank change year-on-year +22 -7  
Contract jobs citing Rational Application Developer 6 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.031% 0.036% 0.005%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.17% 0.23% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Median daily rate £494 £445 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.95% +122.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 - £425
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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3566 3534 3081
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.29% 15.84% 14.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2613 2580 2182
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £39.70 £20.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £153.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

Rational Application Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Rational Application Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Rational Application Developer in London

Rational Application Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Rational Application Developer in London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Rational Application Developer in London

Rational Application Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 28 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
City of London - 1 £400 -
Rational Application Developer
England

Rational Application Developer
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for Rational Application Developer.

1 8 (72.73%) Java
1 8 (72.73%) J2EE
1 8 (72.73%) WebSphere
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 5 (45.45%) Migration
4 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
5 4 (36.36%) Ansible
5 4 (36.36%) DevOps
5 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (36.36%) Kubernetes
5 4 (36.36%) Operations Management
5 4 (36.36%) Ruby
5 4 (36.36%) Python
5 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
5 4 (36.36%) High Availability
5 4 (36.36%) SSL
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
5 4 (36.36%) HTTP
5 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 4 (36.36%) UML
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle
5 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) .NET
5 4 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio

Rational Application Developer
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 8 (72.73%) WebSphere
2 4 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (18.18%) PegaRULES
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) HTTP
1 4 (36.36%) SSL
1 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
3 3 (27.27%) Eclipse
4 1 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Law
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Azure DevOps
2 4 (36.36%) Azure Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (9.09%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) J2EE
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) JSP
2 4 (36.36%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) JavaBeans
3 3 (27.27%) Struts
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) Java EE
4 1 (9.09%) JSF
4 1 (9.09%) JSR 168
4 1 (9.09%) JSR 286
4 1 (9.09%) OSGi
4 1 (9.09%) Servlets
4 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Migration
3 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
3 4 (36.36%) DevOps
3 4 (36.36%) High Availability
3 4 (36.36%) Operations Management
3 4 (36.36%) UML
4 3 (27.27%) Identity Management
4 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) Coaching
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 2 (18.18%) Use Case
6 1 (9.09%) OO
6 1 (9.09%) OOP
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (9.09%) RAD
6 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
6 1 (9.09%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 4 (36.36%) Python
2 4 (36.36%) Ruby
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Ansible
1 4 (36.36%) Kubernetes
1 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) Pega