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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
London / City of London
Rank 137 150 156
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Contract jobs citing RAD 11 9 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.28% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.32% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 30
Median daily rate £500 £650 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £525 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £733 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £470 £423
% change year-on-year
-26.59% +11.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.70 £42.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-51.29% +42.85%

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
2475 2787 4253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.85% 86.90% 82.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1964 2211 3314
Median daily rate £500 £485 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 32
Median hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (27.78%) C#
4 5 (27.78%) TDD
4 5 (27.78%) Banking
5 4 (22.22%) Front Office
5 4 (22.22%) Finance
5 4 (22.22%) .NET
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 4 (22.22%) XML
5 4 (22.22%) REST
5 4 (22.22%) Fintech
6 3 (16.67%) SDLC
6 3 (16.67%) Mathematical Modelling
6 3 (16.67%) Analytics
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (16.67%) Financial Modelling
6 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 3 (16.67%) Unix
6 3 (16.67%) Windows
6 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 3 (16.67%) RUP
6 3 (16.67%) Python

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 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.56%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) DB2
3 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (5.56%) Ant
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Maven
2 1 (5.56%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 5 (27.78%) Banking
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Front Office
3 3 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL Developer
3 3 (16.67%) RAD Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Hybris Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior C# Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
1 4 (22.22%) REST
1 4 (22.22%) XML
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) J2EE
3 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (11.11%) HTML5
3 2 (11.11%) jQuery
3 2 (11.11%) JSTL
3 2 (11.11%) OSGi
3 2 (11.11%) React
3 2 (11.11%) SOAP
3 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) Java EE
4 1 (5.56%) JSR 286
4 1 (5.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Fintech
2 2 (11.11%) Reinsurance
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Unix
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) TDD
3 3 (16.67%) Analytics
3 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (16.67%) Financial Modelling
3 3 (16.67%) Mathematical Modelling
3 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 3 (16.67%) RUP
3 3 (16.67%) Scrum
3 3 (16.67%) SDLC
3 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.11%) MVC
4 2 (11.11%) OO
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) C#
4 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 3 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 2 (11.11%) VBA
6 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) HDFS
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) hybris
3 1 (5.56%) Cloudera
3 1 (5.56%) IBM