The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 City of London 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 190 167 175
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +8
Contract jobs citing RAD 9 47 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.66% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.87% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 34 40
Average daily rate
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£525 £550 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £408 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £662 £635 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £33.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -17.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4384 5386 5831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.55% 76.01% 74.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3259 4028 4332
Average daily rate £450 £450 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 92 85
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.97 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.98% +3.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £16.90 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £50.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
RAD
London

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014, 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 22 (66.67%) SQL
2 17 (51.52%) VBA
3 14 (42.42%) C#
4 12 (36.36%) Banking
5 8 (24.24%) Front Office
6 7 (21.21%) Finance
6 7 (21.21%) .NET
6 7 (21.21%) Greeks
7 6 (18.18%) Market Risk
8 5 (15.15%) Java
8 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
9 4 (12.12%) Oracle
9 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
9 4 (12.12%) OO
9 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (12.12%) Derivative
10 3 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (9.09%) PKI
10 3 (9.09%) Credit Derivative
10 3 (9.09%) Cryptography
10 3 (9.09%) Investment Banking
10 3 (9.09%) RUP
10 3 (9.09%) UML
10 3 (9.09%) Firewall
11 2 (6.06%) GAP Analysis
11 2 (6.06%) Fixed Income
11 2 (6.06%) Advertising
11 2 (6.06%) MBA
11 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (6.06%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 2 (6.06%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.06%) Mahout
2 2 (6.06%) Apache Hive
2 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) Big Data
3 1 (3.03%) DB2
3 1 (3.03%) OLAP
3 1 (3.03%) MS Access
3 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) ClearCase
1 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.03%) ClearQuest
General
1 12 (36.36%) Banking
2 8 (24.24%) Front Office
3 7 (21.21%) Finance
4 3 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 2 (6.06%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Developer
2 13 (39.39%) RAD Developer
3 9 (27.27%) VBA Developer
4 7 (21.21%) Excel Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Excel VBA Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Architect
6 4 (12.12%) Market Risk Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Trainer
7 2 (6.06%) Security Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Security Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Digital Architect
8 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Test Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) IT Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) Middleware
2 2 (6.06%) Web Services
2 2 (6.06%) J2EE
2 2 (6.06%) MDX
2 2 (6.06%) MapReduce
3 1 (3.03%) JPA
3 1 (3.03%) WPF
3 1 (3.03%) Spring
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) EJB
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
3 1 (3.03%) JDBC
3 1 (3.03%) JSP
3 1 (3.03%) Servlets
3 1 (3.03%) XHTML
3 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Market Risk
2 4 (12.12%) Derivative
3 3 (9.09%) PKI
3 3 (9.09%) Credit Derivative
3 3 (9.09%) Cryptography
4 2 (6.06%) Fixed Income
4 2 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (6.06%) Credit Risk
5 1 (3.03%) Open Source
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.03%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (3.03%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) MVS
1 2 (6.06%) UNIX
1 2 (6.06%) VME
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Greeks
2 4 (12.12%) OO
2 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (9.09%) RUP
3 3 (9.09%) UML
4 2 (6.06%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.06%) Project Management
4 2 (6.06%) DSDM
4 2 (6.06%) SSADM
4 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.06%) Logistics
4 2 (6.06%) TDD
4 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
4 2 (6.06%) TOGAF
4 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
4 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
4 2 (6.06%) Resource Management
4 2 (6.06%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) SQL
2 17 (51.52%) VBA
3 14 (42.42%) C#
4 5 (15.15%) Java
5 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.06%) Scala
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby
6 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.03%) C++
6 1 (3.03%) Python
6 1 (3.03%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) MBA
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.06%) MCT
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Oozie
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Cloudera
4 1 (3.03%) Sybase
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) Perforce
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