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 26 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 166 170 185
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +15
Contract jobs citing RAD 6 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.37% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.44% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 20
Median daily rate £425 £554 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% +16.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £415 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £665 £683
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £458 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.19% +22.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.67 -
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
3015 3902 4694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.39% 84.24% 80.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2406 3112 3526
Median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 53
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.25 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £35.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 4 (33.33%) XML
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) Banking
5 3 (25.00%) Spring
5 3 (25.00%) Maven
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (25.00%) J2EE
5 3 (25.00%) Ant
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (16.67%) Unix
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) OO
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 2 (16.67%) CSS
6 2 (16.67%) Hibernate

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 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
1 1 (8.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Skype
1 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Ant
1 3 (25.00%) Maven
2 2 (16.67%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) Gradle
3 1 (8.33%) Grunt
3 1 (8.33%) gulp
3 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (8.33%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (8.33%) Mocha
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Front Office
2 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Excel Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Excel Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Excel VBA Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Hybris Developer
3 1 (8.33%) ICT Manager
3 1 (8.33%) ICT Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 1 (8.33%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
1 4 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) J2EE
2 3 (25.00%) Spring
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
3 2 (16.67%) JPA
3 2 (16.67%) JSON
3 2 (16.67%) React
3 2 (16.67%) REST
3 2 (16.67%) Struts
4 1 (8.33%) JSP
4 1 (8.33%) LAMP
4 1 (8.33%) SOAP
4 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Fintech
1 2 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) PMI
2 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Dependency Management
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) Office Automation
5 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (8.33%) RUP
5 1 (8.33%) Spectrum Management
5 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) ES6
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) APMP
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (8.33%) PMP
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) hybris
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) Siebel
3 1 (8.33%) Sybase