The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 June 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 / South West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 144
Contract jobs citing Rational Application Developer 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - - 0.032%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 - £315
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 the South West with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 455 408 437
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 16.98% 13.84% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 279 286
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £503 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 27
Median hourly rate £47.50 £42.45 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.89% +14.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.50 £32.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £43.00 £44.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

Rational Application Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Rational Application Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Rational Application Developer in the South West