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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
London / City of London
Rank 147 141 152
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing RAD 6 10 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.33% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.39% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 30
Median daily rate £475 £600 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £600 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £730 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £460 £450
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £41.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-47.87% +83.33%

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
2534 2571 4165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.93% 84.88% 81.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2010 2018 3258
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 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 38
Median hourly rate £55.00 £29.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.65% +41.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £13.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, 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 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) Banking
4 5 (35.71%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle
4 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
5 4 (28.57%) Analytics
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 4 (28.57%) SDLC
5 4 (28.57%) Fintech
5 4 (28.57%) XML
5 4 (28.57%) Unix
5 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 4 (28.57%) Investment Banking
6 3 (21.43%) Front Office
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 3 (21.43%) .NET
6 3 (21.43%) REST
7 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
7 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (14.29%) 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
1 1 (7.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Skype
1 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 1 (7.14%) Ant
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) Maven
General
1 6 (42.86%) Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Investment Banking
3 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) Front Office
4 1 (7.14%) Legal
4 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 2 (14.29%) RAD Developer
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Scrum Master
6 1 (7.14%) Hybris Developer
6 1 (7.14%) ICT Manager
6 1 (7.14%) ICT Project Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum Master
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) XML
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) REST
3 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (14.29%) HTML
3 2 (14.29%) HTML5
3 2 (14.29%) jQuery
3 2 (14.29%) React
3 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE
4 1 (7.14%) JSTL
4 1 (7.14%) OSGi
4 1 (7.14%) SOAP
4 1 (7.14%) Spring
4 1 (7.14%) Struts
4 1 (7.14%) Velocity
4 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Fintech
2 2 (14.29%) Reinsurance
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Unix
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
3 4 (28.57%) Analytics
3 4 (28.57%) SDLC
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) Information Security
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) RUP
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) AOP
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Greeks
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) Java
4 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 2 (14.29%) C#
5 2 (14.29%) Python
5 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 1 (7.14%) Perl
6 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (7.14%) APMP
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) hybris
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Siebel