The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 56 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RAD 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.15% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
523 425 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 77.14% 70.25% 68.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 262 245
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £497 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.68 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £26.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

RAD
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

RAD Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

RAD
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

RAD Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

RAD
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Access
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Wealth Management
1 1 (100.00%) Portfolio Management

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Access Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Access VBA Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Excel Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Excel VBA Developer
1 1 (100.00%) RAD Developer
1 1 (100.00%) VBA Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (100.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle