The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 130 126 119
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing RAD 9 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.30% 0.42% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.56% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 2
Average daily rate
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£438 £281 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.69% -6.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £278 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £40.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +22.72%
RAD
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2275 2144 1635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.86% 74.32% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1384 1225 864
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £251 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 148 142
Average hourly rate £33.00 £28.83 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.48% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.60 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £41.40 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RAD across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

RAD
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RAD across the East of England region.

RAD Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

RAD
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RAD across the East of England region.

RAD Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

RAD
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the East of England region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -1 5 - -
Bedfordshire +2 2 £425 +53.15% 1
Norfolk - 2 £450 -
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Project Management
3 8 (36.36%) SOA
3 8 (36.36%) PRINCE2
3 8 (36.36%) Retail
4 7 (31.82%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (31.82%) RUP
4 7 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (27.27%) OO
5 6 (27.27%) Java
5 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
6 5 (22.73%) Ajax
6 5 (22.73%) Content Management
6 5 (22.73%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (22.73%) Web 2.0
6 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
6 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
6 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
6 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
6 5 (22.73%) SQL
6 5 (22.73%) Ant
6 5 (22.73%) J2EE
6 5 (22.73%) JSP
6 5 (22.73%) XHTML
6 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
6 5 (22.73%) UNIX
6 5 (22.73%) Solaris
6 5 (22.73%) Linux
6 5 (22.73%) HTML
6 5 (22.73%) XML

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
2 4 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (18.18%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (18.18%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
2 4 (18.18%) DB2
2 4 (18.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Ant
2 4 (18.18%) JUnit
2 4 (18.18%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Eclipse
2 4 (18.18%) Log4j
2 4 (18.18%) Subversion
General
1 8 (36.36%) Retail
2 5 (22.73%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Solutions Designer
1 7 (31.82%) Designer
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Business Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Java Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (18.18%) SOA Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Defect Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Lead Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Applications Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Integration Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) HTML
1 5 (22.73%) J2EE
1 5 (22.73%) JSP
1 5 (22.73%) XML
1 5 (22.73%) XHTML
1 5 (22.73%) Ajax
2 4 (18.18%) JSTL
2 4 (18.18%) JMS
2 4 (18.18%) XMLBeans
2 4 (18.18%) XSLT
2 4 (18.18%) Servlets
2 4 (18.18%) Struts
2 4 (18.18%) EJB
2 4 (18.18%) JDBC
3 2 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) CSS
4 1 (4.55%) .NET
4 1 (4.55%) HTML5
4 1 (4.55%) Sass
4 1 (4.55%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) UNIX
1 5 (22.73%) Solaris
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) HPUX
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Project Management
3 8 (36.36%) PRINCE2
3 8 (36.36%) SOA
4 7 (31.82%) RUP
4 7 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (31.82%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
5 6 (27.27%) OO
6 5 (22.73%) Scrum
6 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
6 5 (22.73%) Content Management
6 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
7 4 (18.18%) DSDM
7 4 (18.18%) CRM
7 4 (18.18%) UML
8 2 (9.09%) PRINCE
8 2 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
8 2 (9.09%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) XPath
3 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 4 (18.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) IBM
2 4 (18.18%) Interwoven
2 4 (18.18%) ATG
2 4 (18.18%) Blue Martini
2 4 (18.18%) Elastic Path
3 1 (4.55%) Omniture
3 1 (4.55%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) FatWire
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
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