The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 185 151 177
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +26
Contract jobs citing RAD 25 46 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.74% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.99% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 31 42
Average daily rate £500 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £27.48 -
% change year-on-year
+67.39% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4902 4666 5879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.95% 74.87% 72.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3582 3576 4142
Average daily rate £450 £450 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 50 92
Average hourly rate £25.00 £135.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.48% +440.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £17.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £135.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
RAD
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 23 (52.27%) SQL
1 23 (52.27%) VBA
2 20 (45.45%) C#
3 18 (40.91%) Banking
4 14 (31.82%) Front Office
5 8 (18.18%) Investment Banking
5 8 (18.18%) Finance
6 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (15.91%) Derivative
6 7 (15.91%) Market Risk
7 6 (13.64%) Greeks
7 6 (13.64%) Oracle
8 5 (11.36%) .NET
8 5 (11.36%) OO
8 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (9.09%) Project Management
9 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
9 4 (9.09%) Asset Management
10 3 (6.82%) Equities
10 3 (6.82%) Credit Derivative
10 3 (6.82%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (6.82%) Business Analysis
10 3 (6.82%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (6.82%) Resource Management
10 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
10 3 (6.82%) Scrum
10 3 (6.82%) Fixed Income
10 3 (6.82%) MBA
11 2 (4.55%) Advertising

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (2.27%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.27%) Confluence
1 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.27%) DB2
2 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
1 2 (4.55%) JIRA
1 2 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.27%) FishEye
2 1 (2.27%) Subversion
2 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.27%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.27%) ClearQuest
General
1 18 (40.91%) Banking
2 14 (31.82%) Front Office
3 8 (18.18%) Investment Banking
3 8 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (4.55%) Advertising
5 1 (2.27%) Private Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (70.45%) Developer
2 18 (40.91%) RAD Developer
3 16 (36.36%) VBA Developer
4 12 (27.27%) Excel Developer
5 10 (22.73%) Excel VBA Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Front Office Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 4 (9.09%) Market Risk Developer
6 4 (9.09%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) UAT Tester
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Security Architect
8 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Integration Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.27%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.27%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (2.27%) IT Security Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) .NET
2 2 (4.55%) J2EE
3 1 (2.27%) Spring
3 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.27%) JPA
3 1 (2.27%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (2.27%) WPF
3 1 (2.27%) EJB
3 1 (2.27%) CSS
3 1 (2.27%) JDBC
3 1 (2.27%) JSP
3 1 (2.27%) Servlets
3 1 (2.27%) Web Services
3 1 (2.27%) HTML
3 1 (2.27%) XHTML
3 1 (2.27%) WinForms
3 1 (2.27%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Derivative
1 7 (15.91%) Market Risk
2 3 (6.82%) Equities
2 3 (6.82%) Credit Derivative
2 3 (6.82%) Fixed Income
3 2 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.55%) PKI
3 2 (4.55%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.27%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (2.27%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) UNIX
1 2 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (13.64%) Greeks
3 5 (11.36%) OO
3 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (9.09%) Project Management
4 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 4 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 3 (6.82%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (6.82%) Business Analysis
5 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (6.82%) Resource Management
5 3 (6.82%) Scrum
6 2 (4.55%) RUP
6 2 (4.55%) CRM
6 2 (4.55%) Analytics
6 2 (4.55%) Logistics
6 2 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (2.27%) Document Management
7 1 (2.27%) TDD
7 1 (2.27%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 23 (52.27%) SQL
1 23 (52.27%) VBA
2 20 (45.45%) C#
3 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.27%) C++
4 1 (2.27%) Java
4 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) MBA
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.27%) IBM
4 1 (2.27%) HP
4 1 (2.27%) Perforce
City of London
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