The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 74 - 62
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RAD 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% - 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% - 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -31.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - £33.43
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
691 515 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 74.86% 73.68% 63.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 362 289
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 25
Average hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

RAD
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

RAD Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

RAD
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

RAD Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

RAD
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Retail

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Excel Developer
1 1 (100.00%) RAD Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VBA