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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 135 121 119
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs citing RAD 7 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.24% 0.25% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.36% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
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£300 £358 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.08% -18.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £332 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £384 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
-10.66% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 - £24.64
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
2210 1688 1993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.82% 69.12% 67.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1432 903 1081
Average daily rate £413 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 157 179
Average hourly rate £22.00 £35.50 £26.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.02% +31.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.05 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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 -5 3 - -
Cambridgeshire -13 1 - -
Essex - 1 £275 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £300 -
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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%) UNIX
2 8 (57.14%) OO
3 7 (50.00%) Web Services
3 7 (50.00%) Java
3 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (50.00%) SOA
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
5 5 (35.71%) Ajax
5 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
5 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
5 5 (35.71%) JSP
5 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
6 4 (28.57%) J2EE
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle
6 4 (28.57%) Eclipse
6 4 (28.57%) Toad
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle Discoverer
6 4 (28.57%) RUP
6 4 (28.57%) Content Management
6 4 (28.57%) Scrum
6 4 (28.57%) Java EE
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
7 3 (21.43%) HTML5
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle 10gAS
7 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) Serena

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 (35.71%) WebSphere
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle 10gAS
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (14.29%) JBoss
3 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (7.14%) Content Management Server
4 1 (7.14%) CMS
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) DB2
4 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 4 (28.57%) Toad
2 3 (21.43%) JDeveloper
2 3 (21.43%) TestDirector
2 3 (21.43%) Ant
2 3 (21.43%) PVCS
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (14.29%) MyEclipse
4 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Architect
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Designer
5 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Web Services
2 5 (35.71%) JSP
2 5 (35.71%) Ajax
3 4 (28.57%) J2EE
3 4 (28.57%) Java EE
4 3 (21.43%) CSS
4 3 (21.43%) HTML5
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) .NET
4 3 (21.43%) XML
4 3 (21.43%) XHTML
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle ADF
5 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 2 (14.29%) TopLink
5 2 (14.29%) JSF
5 2 (14.29%) WSDL
5 2 (14.29%) XSD
5 2 (14.29%) Struts
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 2 (14.29%) ICEfaces
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Web 2.0
2 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) UNIX
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) OO
3 7 (50.00%) SOA
4 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
5 4 (28.57%) RUP
5 4 (28.57%) Content Management
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) SSADM
6 3 (21.43%) UML
7 2 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 2 (14.29%) SEO
7 2 (14.29%) Validation
7 2 (14.29%) Migration
7 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 2 (14.29%) Web Development
8 1 (7.14%) Release Management
8 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
8 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 2 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) IBM
2 3 (21.43%) FatWire
2 3 (21.43%) Serena
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) Telerik