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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 160 191 155
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -36
Contract jobs citing RAD 36 17 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.71% 0.29% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.37% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 33
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£525 £524 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.19% -4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £353 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £403 £405
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - £37.00
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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
4006 4577 4299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.90% 77.39% 76.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3133 3335 3287
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 48 74
Average hourly rate £22.25 £24.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.29% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 40 (56.34%) VBA
2 31 (43.66%) SQL
3 26 (36.62%) Front Office
4 24 (33.80%) Finance
4 24 (33.80%) Banking
5 23 (32.39%) SQL Server
5 23 (32.39%) Java
6 22 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (28.17%) C#
8 17 (23.94%) Derivative
9 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
9 12 (16.90%) Degree
10 11 (15.49%) Python
10 11 (15.49%) MS Excel
10 11 (15.49%) ETL
10 11 (15.49%) Oracle
10 11 (15.49%) Equities
11 10 (14.08%) .NET
11 10 (14.08%) Equity Derivative
12 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (12.68%) JavaScript
12 9 (12.68%) Investment Banking
13 8 (11.27%) T-SQL
13 8 (11.27%) XML
13 8 (11.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (9.86%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (9.86%) Relational Database
14 7 (9.86%) HTML
14 7 (9.86%) OO
15 6 (8.45%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (5.63%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.82%) Apache
2 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (2.82%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 11 (15.49%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.45%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (7.04%) MS Office
4 1 (1.41%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (32.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (9.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (9.86%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.45%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (7.04%) Star Schema
5 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.82%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.82%) Mahout
7 2 (2.82%) Big Data
7 2 (2.82%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.41%) DB2
8 1 (1.41%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.41%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (1.41%) Ant
2 1 (1.41%) CruiseControl
2 1 (1.41%) Maven
General
1 26 (36.62%) Front Office
2 24 (33.80%) Finance
2 24 (33.80%) Banking
3 9 (12.68%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Retail
5 1 (1.41%) French Language
5 1 (1.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 50 (70.42%) Developer
2 15 (21.13%) RAD Developer
2 15 (21.13%) VBA Developer
3 13 (18.31%) Excel Developer
4 9 (12.68%) Senior Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Senior VBA Developer
5 7 (9.86%) SQL Developer
6 6 (8.45%) Excel VBA Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Front Office Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Technical Leader
9 3 (4.23%) WebSphere Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Spreadsheet Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Business Analyst
10 2 (2.82%) Programme Manager
10 2 (2.82%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.82%) Trainer
10 2 (2.82%) Applications Developer
10 2 (2.82%) Java Developer
10 2 (2.82%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.08%) .NET
2 8 (11.27%) XML
3 7 (9.86%) HTML
4 6 (8.45%) Web Services
5 4 (5.63%) CSS
5 4 (5.63%) J2EE
5 4 (5.63%) WPF
6 3 (4.23%) Taglibs
6 3 (4.23%) REST
6 3 (4.23%) JDBC
6 3 (4.23%) JSP
6 3 (4.23%) Servlets
6 3 (4.23%) Struts
6 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.23%) EJB
6 3 (4.23%) XHTML
6 3 (4.23%) DAO
7 2 (2.82%) Ajax
7 2 (2.82%) XSLT
7 2 (2.82%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.94%) Derivative
2 11 (15.49%) Equities
3 10 (14.08%) Equity Derivative
4 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (8.45%) Hedge funds
6 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.23%) Algorithms
6 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.82%) Economics
7 2 (2.82%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (1.41%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.41%) Physics
8 1 (1.41%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (1.41%) Open Source
8 1 (1.41%) User Experience
8 1 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.41%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.45%) Windows
2 4 (5.63%) UNIX
3 3 (4.23%) Linux
4 1 (1.41%) VME
4 1 (1.41%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (15.49%) ETL
3 7 (9.86%) OO
4 6 (8.45%) Migration
4 6 (8.45%) Scrum
4 6 (8.45%) Waterfall
4 6 (8.45%) Unit Testing
5 5 (7.04%) Kimball Methodology
5 5 (7.04%) Business Analysis
5 5 (7.04%) MVC
6 4 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.63%) Data Migration
7 3 (4.23%) Release Management
7 3 (4.23%) Integration Testing
7 3 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.23%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.23%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.23%) TDD
7 3 (4.23%) Validation
8 2 (2.82%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (56.34%) VBA
2 31 (43.66%) SQL
3 23 (32.39%) Java
4 20 (28.17%) C#
5 11 (15.49%) Python
6 9 (12.68%) JavaScript
7 8 (11.27%) T-SQL
8 6 (8.45%) C++
9 4 (5.63%) Perl
10 2 (2.82%) Ruby
10 2 (2.82%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.41%) Scala
11 1 (1.41%) IPython
11 1 (1.41%) Cython
11 1 (1.41%) PHP
11 1 (1.41%) C
11 1 (1.41%) Ada
Qualifications
1 12 (16.90%) Degree
2 3 (4.23%) PMP
2 3 (4.23%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.82%) MCT
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.41%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) EMIR
2 1 (1.41%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) Oozie
Vendors
1 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.49%) Oracle
3 4 (5.63%) IBM
3 4 (5.63%) Business Objects
3 4 (5.63%) Sybase
4 3 (4.23%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.82%) Cloudera
5 2 (2.82%) Tableau
6 1 (1.41%) thinkFolio
6 1 (1.41%) Planview
6 1 (1.41%) FactSet
6 1 (1.41%) StatPro
6 1 (1.41%) Niku
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