The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank - 124 127
Contract jobs citing RAD 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.15% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate - £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £450 £418
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £29.75 -
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -
RAD
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1982 1961 2016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.68% 72.98% 75.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1039 1000 1035
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 38 59
Average hourly rate £16.09 £30.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.36% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £127.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RAD across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

RAD
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RAD across the Berkshire region.

RAD Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

RAD
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RAD across the Berkshire region.

RAD Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

RAD
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing RAD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RAD.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) RUP
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (25.00%) Informatica
4 1 (25.00%) PowerExchange
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing RAD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RAD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) PowerExchange
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Analyst Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Analyst Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Programme Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (25.00%) RUP
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Informatica
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle