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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 171 193 178
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -15
Contract jobs citing RAD 34 30 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.58% 0.41% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.54% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 21 37
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£500 £550 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-21.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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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
4506 5553 5448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.65% 76.47% 75.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3479 4098 4053
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 75 92
Average hourly rate £15.25 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.60% -41.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.90 £16.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £52.82 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 21 (48.84%) SQL
2 16 (37.21%) VBA
2 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (34.88%) C#
3 15 (34.88%) Java
4 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
4 14 (32.56%) Finance
5 13 (30.23%) Banking
6 9 (20.93%) ETL
6 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
7 8 (18.60%) .NET
8 7 (16.28%) Front Office
8 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
8 7 (16.28%) Derivative
9 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (13.95%) Investment Banking
9 6 (13.95%) Oracle
9 6 (13.95%) UNIX
9 6 (13.95%) OO
10 5 (11.63%) Web Services
10 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (11.63%) Degree
10 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (9.30%) Hadoop
11 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (9.30%) Scrum
11 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (9.30%) Star Schema
11 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (9.30%) Business Objects

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (9.30%) Apache Pig
2 3 (6.98%) Apache
2 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (9.30%) Hadoop
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (9.30%) Star Schema
4 4 (9.30%) Apache Hive
4 4 (9.30%) Mahout
5 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.98%) Big Data
5 3 (6.98%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.33%) OLAP
7 1 (2.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 13 (30.23%) Banking
3 7 (16.28%) Front Office
4 6 (13.95%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.65%) Retail
6 1 (2.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (58.14%) Developer
2 9 (20.93%) RAD Developer
3 6 (13.95%) SQL Developer
4 5 (11.63%) VBA Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Excel Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Trainer
6 3 (6.98%) Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Front Office Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Excel VBA Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Programme Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Digital Architect
8 1 (2.33%) Payments Business Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) .NET
2 5 (11.63%) Web Services
3 3 (6.98%) REST
3 3 (6.98%) J2EE
3 3 (6.98%) HTML
3 3 (6.98%) EJB
3 3 (6.98%) CSS
3 3 (6.98%) JDBC
3 3 (6.98%) JSP
3 3 (6.98%) Servlets
3 3 (6.98%) Struts
3 3 (6.98%) XHTML
3 3 (6.98%) Middleware
3 3 (6.98%) DAO
3 3 (6.98%) Taglibs
3 3 (6.98%) WPF
4 2 (4.65%) MDX
4 2 (4.65%) XML
5 1 (2.33%) Flash
5 1 (2.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Derivative
2 4 (9.30%) Algorithms
3 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.98%) Hedge funds
3 3 (6.98%) Equities
3 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.65%) Open Source
5 1 (2.33%) User Experience
5 1 (2.33%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (2.33%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.33%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.33%) PKI
5 1 (2.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (2.33%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.33%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.33%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) UNIX
2 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) MVS
2 3 (6.98%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.93%) ETL
3 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
4 6 (13.95%) OO
5 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.30%) Scrum
5 4 (9.30%) UML
5 4 (9.30%) MapReduce
5 4 (9.30%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.98%) DSDM
6 3 (6.98%) SSADM
6 3 (6.98%) MVC
6 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.98%) TOGAF
6 3 (6.98%) Integration Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (4.65%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.65%) TDD
7 2 (4.65%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) SQL
2 16 (37.21%) VBA
3 15 (34.88%) C#
3 15 (34.88%) Java
4 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
4 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.30%) Perl
5 3 (6.98%) Scala
5 3 (6.98%) Python
5 3 (6.98%) Ruby
6 2 (4.65%) C++
7 1 (2.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.30%) MCT
3 2 (4.65%) PMP
3 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.33%) EMIR
2 1 (2.33%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Oozie
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle
3 4 (9.30%) Business Objects
3 4 (9.30%) Sybase
3 4 (9.30%) Cloudera
4 3 (6.98%) IBM
5 2 (4.65%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.33%) FactSet
6 1 (2.33%) Tableau
6 1 (2.33%) StatPro
6 1 (2.33%) Niku
6 1 (2.33%) Planview
6 1 (2.33%) thinkFolio
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