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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 182 183 181
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing RAD 16 19 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.33% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.42% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 31
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£544 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £375 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £714 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £279 £400
% change year-on-year
+45.73% -30.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.34 - -
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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
4311 4496 5647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.22% 77.33% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3403 3332 4200
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 40 71
Average hourly rate £21.38 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £36.50 £58.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 (63.64%) .NET
2 27 (61.36%) VBA
3 20 (45.45%) C#
3 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (34.09%) Finance
4 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
5 14 (31.82%) Front Office
6 12 (27.27%) Java
7 11 (25.00%) SQL
8 10 (22.73%) Waterfall
9 9 (20.45%) Oracle
9 9 (20.45%) Python
9 9 (20.45%) Banking
10 8 (18.18%) Derivative
10 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
11 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET
11 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (13.64%) Investment Banking
12 6 (13.64%) OO
12 6 (13.64%) Relational Database
13 5 (11.36%) Wealth Management
13 5 (11.36%) RUP
13 5 (11.36%) VB.NET
13 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
13 5 (11.36%) MS Visio
13 5 (11.36%) Asset Management
13 5 (11.36%) Equity Derivative
14 4 (9.09%) Mathematics
14 4 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
14 4 (9.09%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
1 5 (11.36%) MS Visio
2 4 (9.09%) MS Office
3 2 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.82%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.82%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.82%) MS Access
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (2.27%) QlikView
6 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.27%) DTS
6 1 (2.27%) Adabas
6 1 (2.27%) DB2
6 1 (2.27%) OLAP
6 1 (2.27%) Informix
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 15 (34.09%) Finance
2 14 (31.82%) Front Office
3 9 (20.45%) Banking
4 6 (13.64%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.55%) Back Office
6 1 (2.27%) Retail
6 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Developer
2 14 (31.82%) RAD Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 7 (15.91%) Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (11.36%) Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Designer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (9.09%) SOA Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Excel Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Data Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) VBA Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Front Office Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior VBA Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Excel VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (63.64%) .NET
2 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET
3 4 (9.09%) Web Services
3 4 (9.09%) HTML
4 2 (4.55%) HTML5
4 2 (4.55%) REST
4 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.55%) XML
4 2 (4.55%) WPF
5 1 (2.27%) LINQ
5 1 (2.27%) OAuth
5 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.27%) WCF
5 1 (2.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Derivative
2 5 (11.36%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 4 (9.09%) Market Risk
4 3 (6.82%) Fixed Income
5 2 (4.55%) Equities
5 2 (4.55%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.27%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.27%) Physics
6 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.27%) Statistics
6 1 (2.27%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (2.27%) Economics
6 1 (2.27%) PKI
6 1 (2.27%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (2.27%) PMI
6 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.73%) Waterfall
3 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (13.64%) OO
5 5 (11.36%) RUP
5 5 (11.36%) Asset Management
5 5 (11.36%) Wealth Management
6 4 (9.09%) TDD
6 4 (9.09%) UML
6 4 (9.09%) SOA
6 4 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (6.82%) SDLC
7 3 (6.82%) BDD
7 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Data Analysis
7 3 (6.82%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.82%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.82%) Process Management
8 2 (4.55%) Workflow
8 2 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 27 (61.36%) VBA
2 20 (45.45%) C#
3 12 (27.27%) Java
4 11 (25.00%) SQL
5 9 (20.45%) Python
6 5 (11.36%) VB.NET
7 4 (9.09%) MATLAB
7 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 3 (6.82%) C++
8 3 (6.82%) R
9 2 (4.55%) Ruby
9 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.27%) VB
10 1 (2.27%) Perl
10 1 (2.27%) PHP
10 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.27%) Go
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
1 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Oracle
2 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.27%) Perforce
4 1 (2.27%) Teradata
4 1 (2.27%) Wall Street Systems
4 1 (2.27%) Sybase
4 1 (2.27%) SAP
4 1 (2.27%) Cognos
4 1 (2.27%) Progress
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Sanderson
Rate: £405 per day
Posted: 18 days ago