The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing RAD 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year
- -7.51%
RAD
Gloucestershire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
82 127 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 75.23% 80.38% 52.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 87 23
Median daily rate £375 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.20% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £363 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 17
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £42.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £42.50 £42.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing RAD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham