The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 85 77 67
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Contract jobs citing RAD 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.16% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.25% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£363 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.06% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 - £39.00
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
948 792 614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.32% 75.86% 73.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 428 297
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 18 43
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.97 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.84% -11.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

RAD
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

RAD Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

RAD
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

RAD Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

RAD
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -6 2 £363 - 1
RAD
South East

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 3 (100.00%) DSDM
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) MS Project
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Primavera
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) CMMI
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) eTOM
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) DSDM
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) eTOM
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) CMMI
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) APMP
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Primavera
2 1 (33.33%) RightFax
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
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