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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 118 122 138
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +16
Contract jobs citing RAD 6 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.27% 0.31% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.40% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Median daily rate £355 £550 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.45% +91.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £498 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £550 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £450 £315
% change year-on-year
-13.88% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.22% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-49.41% +142.85%
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
1810 1988 2288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 80.19% 76.67% 78.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1048 1146 1471
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £285 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 198 145
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +55.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £48.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing RAD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire 0 3 - -
Essex +6 2 £355 -
Cambridgeshire -1 1 - -
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RAD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for RAD.

1 8 (57.14%) Java
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
1 8 (57.14%) IBM
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Solaris
3 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
3 5 (35.71%) Ajax
3 5 (35.71%) J2EE
3 5 (35.71%) Ant
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) JSP
3 5 (35.71%) OO
3 5 (35.71%) RUP
3 5 (35.71%) XHTML
3 5 (35.71%) Web Services
3 5 (35.71%) XML
3 5 (35.71%) HTML
3 5 (35.71%) Unix
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (21.43%) JSON
5 3 (21.43%) JSTL
5 3 (21.43%) Subversion
5 3 (21.43%) Blue Martini
5 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
5 3 (21.43%) SCCM
5 3 (21.43%) Jackrabbit
5 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
2 3 (21.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Apache
2 3 (21.43%) CMS
2 3 (21.43%) MQSeries
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
2 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) DWDM
2 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (21.43%) DB2
1 3 (21.43%) Jackrabbit
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
1 3 (21.43%) OLTP
1 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
1 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Ant
2 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
2 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (21.43%) JUnit
2 3 (21.43%) Log4j
2 3 (21.43%) Mockito
2 3 (21.43%) Subversion
2 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Designer
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
1 5 (35.71%) Java Developer
1 5 (35.71%) Solutions Designer
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 3 (21.43%) J2EE Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Java E-Commerce Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Applications Designer
3 1 (7.14%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Ajax
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
1 5 (35.71%) J2EE
1 5 (35.71%) JSP
1 5 (35.71%) Web Services
1 5 (35.71%) XHTML
1 5 (35.71%) XML
2 3 (21.43%) EJB
2 3 (21.43%) JDBC
2 3 (21.43%) JMS
2 3 (21.43%) JSON
2 3 (21.43%) JSTL
2 3 (21.43%) Middleware
2 3 (21.43%) REST
2 3 (21.43%) SAML
2 3 (21.43%) Servlets
2 3 (21.43%) SOAP
2 3 (21.43%) Struts
2 3 (21.43%) XSD
2 3 (21.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (21.43%) Mobile Payment
1 3 (21.43%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Solaris
3 5 (35.71%) Unix
4 3 (21.43%) HPUX
4 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) OO
2 5 (35.71%) RUP
3 4 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) Benchmarking
4 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 3 (21.43%) High Availability
4 3 (21.43%) Network Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) Open Source
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (21.43%) Presales
4 3 (21.43%) PRINCE
4 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
4 3 (21.43%) Security Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) UML
5 2 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (14.29%) SOA
5 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
4 3 (21.43%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) OpenView
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
1 3 (21.43%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) IBM
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) ATG
3 3 (21.43%) Blue Martini
3 3 (21.43%) BMC
3 3 (21.43%) Elastic Path
3 3 (21.43%) Interwoven
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) Sun
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Ciena
4 1 (7.14%) Huawei