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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 140 157 190
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +33
Contract jobs citing RAD 10 35 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.68% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.84% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 31 14
Average daily rate £600 £525 £512
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £450 £418
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £29.75 -
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -
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
2644 4145 4733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.02% 80.94% 79.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2095 3226 3431
Average daily rate £488 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 51
Average hourly rate £24.00 £23.10 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.91% -15.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 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 9 February 2016, 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 19 (86.36%) VBA
2 15 (68.18%) C#
3 12 (54.55%) .NET
4 10 (45.45%) SQL
4 10 (45.45%) Front Office
5 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (40.91%) Asset Management
6 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 5 (22.73%) Finance
8 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (13.64%) Wealth Management
9 3 (13.64%) Oracle
9 3 (13.64%) Java
9 3 (13.64%) OO
9 3 (13.64%) Python
10 2 (9.09%) Bloomberg
10 2 (9.09%) HTML
10 2 (9.09%) MS Office
10 2 (9.09%) Web Services
10 2 (9.09%) XML
10 2 (9.09%) Derivative
10 2 (9.09%) Hedge funds
10 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
11 1 (4.55%) TDD
11 1 (4.55%) Banking
11 1 (4.55%) Scrum
11 1 (4.55%) Ruby
11 1 (4.55%) Ajax
11 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (45.45%) Front Office
2 5 (22.73%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Asset Management Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Asset Management Business Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Business Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) RAD Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Asset Management Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Excel Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Excel VBA Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Front Office Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Front Office RAD Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) VBA Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) IT Manager
4 1 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Server Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) Ajax
3 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
3 1 (4.55%) HTML5
3 1 (4.55%) jQuery
3 1 (4.55%) React
3 1 (4.55%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Derivative
1 2 (9.09%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Asset Management
1 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) OO
3 3 (13.64%) Wealth Management
4 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.55%) Change Control
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) MVC
5 1 (4.55%) OOP
5 1 (4.55%) RUP
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum
5 1 (4.55%) SDLC
5 1 (4.55%) TDD
5 1 (4.55%) Use Case
5 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) VBA
2 15 (68.18%) C#
3 10 (45.45%) SQL
4 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.64%) Java
5 3 (13.64%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (4.55%) Ruby
6 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.55%) VB
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Bloomberg
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Sybase
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