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 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 81 76 70
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing RAD 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.085% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.25% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£280 £438 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +15.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.06% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.25
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
878 791 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 74.79% 75.33% 70.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 409 345
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 53
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.88 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.86% +57.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014. 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 -7 1 £280 -36.00% 1
RAD
South East

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) MyEclipse
2 1 (50.00%) ICEfaces
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) Struts
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MyEclipse
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) ICEfaces
1 1 (50.00%) JSP
1 1 (50.00%) Struts
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) JSF
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) DSDM
2 1 (50.00%) CMMI
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss