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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 181 172 171
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing RAD 18 45 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.62% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.82% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 31 47
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£525 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £475 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £650 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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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
4443 5510 5867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.32% 76.01% 75.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3296 4117 4370
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 69 87
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £14.65 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.45 £54.25 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 18 (52.94%) SQL
2 15 (44.12%) VBA
3 14 (41.18%) C#
4 11 (32.35%) Java
4 11 (32.35%) Finance
4 11 (32.35%) Banking
5 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
6 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
7 8 (23.53%) OO
8 7 (20.59%) .NET
8 7 (20.59%) Oracle
9 6 (17.65%) UNIX
9 6 (17.65%) Derivative
9 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (14.71%) Front Office
11 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (11.76%) Windows
11 4 (11.76%) UML
11 4 (11.76%) MCT
11 4 (11.76%) Sybase
11 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
11 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
11 4 (11.76%) Hadoop
11 4 (11.76%) Apache Hive
11 4 (11.76%) MapReduce
11 4 (11.76%) Mahout
11 4 (11.76%) Cloudera
11 4 (11.76%) Apache Pig
11 4 (11.76%) Oozie
11 4 (11.76%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (11.76%) Apache Pig
2 3 (8.82%) Apache
3 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) Hadoop
2 4 (11.76%) Apache Hive
2 4 (11.76%) Mahout
2 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.82%) Big Data
3 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) DB2
5 1 (2.94%) OLAP
5 1 (2.94%) MS Access
5 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.94%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.94%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.94%) ClearQuest
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
1 11 (32.35%) Banking
2 5 (14.71%) Front Office
3 3 (8.82%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) RAD Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Excel Developer
3 5 (14.71%) VBA Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Trainer
5 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Security Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Security Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Excel VBA Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Digital Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Market Risk Developer
6 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Developer
6 1 (2.94%) ETL Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (2.94%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.94%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) WPF
2 3 (8.82%) Web Services
2 3 (8.82%) Middleware
3 2 (5.88%) J2EE
3 2 (5.88%) XHTML
3 2 (5.88%) HTML
3 2 (5.88%) MDX
4 1 (2.94%) JPA
4 1 (2.94%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (2.94%) Ajax
4 1 (2.94%) Spring
4 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.94%) EJB
4 1 (2.94%) CSS
4 1 (2.94%) JDBC
4 1 (2.94%) JSP
4 1 (2.94%) Servlets
4 1 (2.94%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Derivative
2 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.82%) Market Risk
3 3 (8.82%) Equities
4 2 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (5.88%) Credit Derivative
4 2 (5.88%) Cryptography
4 2 (5.88%) PKI
4 2 (5.88%) Credit Risk
4 2 (5.88%) Open Source
5 1 (2.94%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.94%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) UNIX
2 4 (11.76%) Windows
3 3 (8.82%) VME
3 3 (8.82%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) OO
2 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.76%) UML
3 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
3 4 (11.76%) MapReduce
4 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (8.82%) Greeks
4 3 (8.82%) TOGAF
4 3 (8.82%) SSADM
4 3 (8.82%) RUP
4 3 (8.82%) DSDM
4 3 (8.82%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Project Management
5 2 (5.88%) CRM
5 2 (5.88%) ETL
5 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.88%) TDD
5 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (5.88%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) SQL
2 15 (44.12%) VBA
3 14 (41.18%) C#
4 11 (32.35%) Java
5 3 (8.82%) Scala
5 3 (8.82%) Ruby
5 3 (8.82%) Python
6 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.88%) Perl
6 2 (5.88%) C++
6 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.94%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (11.76%) MCT
2 2 (5.88%) MBA
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) EMIR
1 1 (2.94%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (2.94%) QA
1 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Oozie
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle
3 4 (11.76%) Sybase
3 4 (11.76%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.94%) Perforce
4 1 (2.94%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
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