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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 114 120 109
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing RAD 8 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.31% 0.44% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.63% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 5
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£475 £390 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.79% -10.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £393 £405
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - £37.00
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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
1913 1594 1618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.44% 70.22% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1181 881 887
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 156 131
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 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 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) SOA
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) UNIX
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) Web Services
4 5 (35.71%) RUP
4 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
4 5 (35.71%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
6 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
6 3 (21.43%) Toad
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle Discoverer
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (21.43%) JDeveloper
6 3 (21.43%) TestDirector
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (21.43%) JSP
6 3 (21.43%) UML
6 3 (21.43%) OO
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (21.43%) SSADM
6 3 (21.43%) PVCS
6 3 (21.43%) Java
6 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
6 3 (21.43%) J2EE
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
6 3 (21.43%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 3 (21.43%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle 10gAS
2 2 (14.29%) CMS
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (7.14%) JBoss
3 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Project
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Discoverer
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
1 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Toad
1 3 (21.43%) JDeveloper
1 3 (21.43%) TestDirector
1 3 (21.43%) PVCS
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (14.29%) Ant
3 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 1 (7.14%) MyEclipse
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Solutions Designer
2 5 (35.71%) Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Designer
3 4 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Applications Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Integration Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) SOA Architect
6 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) JSP
2 3 (21.43%) J2EE
2 3 (21.43%) Ajax
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle ADF
3 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) HTML5
3 2 (14.29%) HTML
3 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) XML
3 2 (14.29%) XHTML
4 1 (7.14%) Struts
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) JSF
4 1 (7.14%) Java EE
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) SAP PI
4 1 (7.14%) ICEfaces
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Web 2.0
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) UNIX
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Solaris
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) SOA
3 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
3 5 (35.71%) RUP
3 5 (35.71%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) UML
4 3 (21.43%) OO
4 3 (21.43%) SSADM
5 2 (14.29%) B2C
5 2 (14.29%) SEO
5 2 (14.29%) Validation
5 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 2 (14.29%) Content Management
6 1 (7.14%) Network Design
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
6 1 (7.14%) Web Development
6 1 (7.14%) Release Management
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
1 3 (21.43%) Serena
2 2 (14.29%) FatWire
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Telerik