The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 153 147 175
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +28
Contract jobs citing RAD 9 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.46% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.55% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 24
Median daily rate £500 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £550 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £725 £621
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £450 £315
% change year-on-year
-13.88% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-49.41% +142.85%
RAD
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2786 2911 4624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.06% 84.13% 80.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2207 2334 3614
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £308 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 52
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.70 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.60 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

RAD
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

RAD Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

RAD
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RAD across the City of London region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

RAD Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

RAD
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

RAD Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RAD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for RAD.

1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Waterfall
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) Banking
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (23.08%) Front Office
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 3 (23.08%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 3 (23.08%) REST
4 3 (23.08%) Web Development
5 2 (15.38%) Maven
5 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
5 2 (15.38%) JIRA
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (15.38%) jQuery
5 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (15.38%) HTML5

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) GitHub
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
1 1 (7.69%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Skype
1 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Ant
1 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
1 2 (15.38%) Maven
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Gradle
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Front Office
3 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Legal
4 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) RAD Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (7.69%) Hybris Developer
4 1 (7.69%) ICT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) ICT Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum Master
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
1 3 (23.08%) REST
1 3 (23.08%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (15.38%) HTML5
2 2 (15.38%) jQuery
2 2 (15.38%) React
2 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) JSTL
3 1 (7.69%) OSGi
3 1 (7.69%) RESTful
3 1 (7.69%) Spring
3 1 (7.69%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Fintech
1 2 (15.38%) Reinsurance
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) PMI
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Waterfall
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) Web Development
5 2 (15.38%) Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) CRM
5 2 (15.38%) Information Security
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) MVC
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 2 (15.38%) RUP
5 2 (15.38%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.69%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (7.69%) APMP
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) hybris
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Siebel