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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 113 118 125
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing RAD 13 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.54% 0.32% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.42% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 5
Average daily rate £475 £475 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £348 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £490 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £450 £418
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £29.75 -
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -
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
1896 1920 1693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 78.54% 76.04% 72.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1144 1171 946
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 139 145
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -27.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RAD across the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

RAD Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
East Anglia +7 5 £470 -1.05%
Norfolk -12 3 £513 +7.89%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £550 -
Essex -5 2 £650 +147.61%
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) RUP
3 11 (55.00%) SOA
4 8 (40.00%) OO
4 8 (40.00%) Web Services
4 8 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (35.00%) XML
5 7 (35.00%) Java
5 7 (35.00%) SQL
5 7 (35.00%) J2EE
6 6 (30.00%) HTML
6 6 (30.00%) JSP
6 6 (30.00%) SDLC
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle
8 4 (20.00%) Windows
8 4 (20.00%) EJB
8 4 (20.00%) UML
8 4 (20.00%) EAI
8 4 (20.00%) REST
9 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
10 2 (10.00%) DevOps
10 2 (10.00%) HTML5
10 2 (10.00%) Sass
10 2 (10.00%) LESS
10 2 (10.00%) Ajax
10 2 (10.00%) Web 2.0
10 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
10 2 (10.00%) OOP
10 2 (10.00%) XHTML
10 2 (10.00%) VCL

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (10.00%) CMS
1 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Ant
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Architect
1 10 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 8 (40.00%) Designer
2 8 (40.00%) Solutions Designer
3 5 (25.00%) Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Digital Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Delphi Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce Manager
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) HTML Developer
5 1 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) Web Services
2 7 (35.00%) J2EE
2 7 (35.00%) XML
3 6 (30.00%) HTML
3 6 (30.00%) JSP
4 4 (20.00%) EJB
4 4 (20.00%) REST
5 2 (10.00%) Ajax
5 2 (10.00%) CSS
5 2 (10.00%) HTML5
5 2 (10.00%) LESS
5 2 (10.00%) Sass
5 2 (10.00%) VCL
5 2 (10.00%) XHTML
6 1 (5.00%) Drools
6 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
6 1 (5.00%) Middleware
6 1 (5.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Web 2.0
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Solaris
2 2 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) RUP
3 11 (55.00%) SOA
4 8 (40.00%) OO
4 8 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (30.00%) SDLC
6 4 (20.00%) EAI
6 4 (20.00%) UML
7 2 (10.00%) B2C
7 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (10.00%) DevOps
7 2 (10.00%) Migration
7 2 (10.00%) OOP
7 2 (10.00%) Scrum
7 2 (10.00%) SEO
8 1 (5.00%) Analytics
8 1 (5.00%) Content Management
8 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Java
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Delphi
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Embarcadero
2 2 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) FatWire
3 1 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) Omniture