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 5 March 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 148 181 153
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -28
Contract jobs citing RAD 38 18 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.75% 0.31% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.40% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 12 35
Average daily rate
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£525 £488 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £340 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.32% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 - £39.00
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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
4003 4479 4297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 79.03% 77.59% 76.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3119 3180 3299
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 45 53
Average hourly rate £20.45 £28.50 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.26% -45.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £16.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015, 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 37 (56.92%) VBA
2 28 (43.08%) SQL
3 27 (41.54%) Front Office
4 24 (36.92%) Finance
4 24 (36.92%) Banking
4 24 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (26.15%) SQL Server
6 16 (24.62%) Derivative
7 14 (21.54%) Degree
7 14 (21.54%) Java
8 12 (18.46%) C#
9 11 (16.92%) Waterfall
9 11 (16.92%) Python
9 11 (16.92%) Investment Banking
10 10 (15.38%) MS Excel
10 10 (15.38%) Equity Derivative
11 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
11 9 (13.85%) Oracle
12 8 (12.31%) Equities
12 8 (12.31%) ETL
12 8 (12.31%) .NET
12 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (10.77%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (10.77%) HTML
13 7 (10.77%) XML
13 7 (10.77%) Scrum
13 7 (10.77%) Business Analysis
14 6 (9.23%) PRINCE2
14 6 (9.23%) JavaScript
14 6 (9.23%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 (3.08%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.23%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (6.15%) MS Office
4 1 (1.54%) MS Project
4 1 (1.54%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) thinkFolio
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.15%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (6.15%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.62%) Star Schema
5 2 (3.08%) MS Access
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.54%) DB2
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Ant
1 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.54%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (1.54%) CruiseControl
2 1 (1.54%) Maven
General
1 27 (41.54%) Front Office
2 24 (36.92%) Finance
2 24 (36.92%) Banking
3 11 (16.92%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.54%) French Language
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (61.54%) Developer
2 14 (21.54%) VBA Developer
3 13 (20.00%) Excel Developer
4 12 (18.46%) RAD Developer
5 9 (13.85%) Senior Developer
6 7 (10.77%) Analyst
6 7 (10.77%) Senior VBA Developer
7 6 (9.23%) Excel VBA Developer
8 5 (7.69%) Project Manager
8 5 (7.69%) Front Office Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Business Analyst
9 4 (6.15%) SQL Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Spreadsheet Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Technical Leader
10 3 (4.62%) Python Developer
11 2 (3.08%) Senior Python Developer
11 2 (3.08%) Programme Manager
11 2 (3.08%) Consultant
11 2 (3.08%) Java Developer
12 1 (1.54%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.31%) .NET
2 7 (10.77%) HTML
2 7 (10.77%) XML
3 2 (3.08%) XSLT
3 2 (3.08%) XHTML
3 2 (3.08%) WPF
3 2 (3.08%) jQuery
3 2 (3.08%) J2EE
3 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.08%) CSS
3 2 (3.08%) Web Services
4 1 (1.54%) JPA
4 1 (1.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.54%) SQLAlchemy
4 1 (1.54%) SciPy
4 1 (1.54%) NumPy
4 1 (1.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (1.54%) Matplotlib
4 1 (1.54%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.62%) Derivative
2 10 (15.38%) Equity Derivative
3 8 (12.31%) Equities
3 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.69%) Hedge funds
5 3 (4.62%) Economics
6 2 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (3.08%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.54%) Physics
7 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.54%) User Experience
7 1 (1.54%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.62%) Windows
1 3 (4.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (16.92%) Waterfall
3 8 (12.31%) ETL
4 7 (10.77%) Business Analysis
4 7 (10.77%) Scrum
5 6 (9.23%) PRINCE2
6 5 (7.69%) Project Management
6 5 (7.69%) Migration
6 5 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.15%) Data Migration
8 3 (4.62%) Project Planning
8 3 (4.62%) Release Management
8 3 (4.62%) TDD
8 3 (4.62%) Change Management
8 3 (4.62%) MVC
8 3 (4.62%) Validation
8 3 (4.62%) PRINCE
8 3 (4.62%) Kimball Methodology
9 2 (3.08%) Analytics
9 2 (3.08%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.92%) VBA
2 28 (43.08%) SQL
3 14 (21.54%) Java
4 12 (18.46%) C#
5 11 (16.92%) Python
6 6 (9.23%) T-SQL
6 6 (9.23%) JavaScript
7 5 (7.69%) C++
8 2 (3.08%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.08%) Cython
9 1 (1.54%) IPython
9 1 (1.54%) Ada
9 1 (1.54%) C
9 1 (1.54%) Perl
9 1 (1.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (21.54%) Degree
2 4 (6.15%) PMP
2 4 (6.15%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) VCP4
4 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) ISEB
4 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 9 (13.85%) Oracle
1 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.62%) Bloomberg
2 3 (4.62%) SAP
3 2 (3.08%) Sybase
3 2 (3.08%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.54%) IBM
4 1 (1.54%) StatPro
4 1 (1.54%) Niku
4 1 (1.54%) Planview
4 1 (1.54%) Tableau
4 1 (1.54%) FactSet
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