The first table below looks at the demand for RAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridge region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 46 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RAD 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.23% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
-8.78% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £33.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -17.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
297 277 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 68.12% 68.91% 57.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 131 118
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 64
Average hourly rate £33.50 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.98% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £32.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.75 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
RAD
Cambridgeshire

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

RAD
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

RAD Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

RAD
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

RAD Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (50.00%) SAP PI
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Windows

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management Server
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) SAP PI
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SAP