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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 146 173 186
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +13
Contract jobs citing RAD 11 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.50% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.62% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 13
Average daily rate £535 £538 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.46% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £423 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £579 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £460 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.04%
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
2959 4515 4980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.76% 80.58% 79.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2397 3527 3669
Average daily rate £475 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 41 48
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.37 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% +16.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £13.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.26 £92.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RAD across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 May 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 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 18 (85.71%) VBA
2 10 (47.62%) C#
3 9 (42.86%) .NET
3 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 8 (38.10%) SQL
4 8 (38.10%) Finance
4 8 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (38.10%) Banking
5 7 (33.33%) Asset Management
5 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (28.57%) Sybase
6 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
7 5 (23.81%) MS Office
7 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
7 5 (23.81%) Front Office
8 3 (14.29%) Wealth Management
9 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
9 2 (9.52%) TDD
9 2 (9.52%) Derivative
9 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
9 2 (9.52%) Web Services
9 2 (9.52%) XML
9 2 (9.52%) Windows
9 2 (9.52%) OO
9 2 (9.52%) Oracle
9 2 (9.52%) C++
9 2 (9.52%) Java
9 2 (9.52%) SDLC
10 1 (4.76%) System Integration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
1 5 (23.81%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (38.10%) Banking
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Front Office
3 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Excel Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Excel VBA Developer
3 6 (28.57%) RAD Developer
3 6 (28.57%) VBA Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Business Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Asset Management Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Asset Management Business Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Asset Management Project Manager
6 3 (14.29%) Excel Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
6 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Senior RAD Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Service Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) Front Office Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Senior Excel Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Senior VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.76%) Ajax
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
3 1 (4.76%) Struts
3 1 (4.76%) WPF
3 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Derivative
2 1 (4.76%) Fixed Income
2 1 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 3 (14.29%) Wealth Management
4 2 (9.52%) OO
4 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
4 2 (9.52%) SDLC
4 2 (9.52%) TDD
5 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.76%) MVC
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.76%) RUP
5 1 (4.76%) Scrum
5 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) VBA
2 10 (47.62%) C#
3 8 (38.10%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) C++
4 2 (9.52%) Java
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Sybase
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) Tableau
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