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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
England / East of England
Rank 115 116 118
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing RAD 8 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.38% 0.35% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.45% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 5
Median daily rate £260 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.72% +15.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-46.25% +77.77%

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
1694 1783 1977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.46% 77.45% 77.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 990 1068 1219
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 172 135
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +63.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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
Essex +7 5 £260 -60.00%
Cambridgeshire -1 2 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 11 (78.57%) Java
2 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 10 (71.43%) IBM
3 8 (57.14%) XML
3 8 (57.14%) J2EE
4 7 (50.00%) Ajax
4 7 (50.00%) WebSphere
4 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (50.00%) HTML
4 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 7 (50.00%) Ant
4 7 (50.00%) JSP
4 7 (50.00%) Web Services
4 7 (50.00%) Unix
4 7 (50.00%) OO
4 7 (50.00%) XHTML
5 6 (42.86%) Solaris
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 4 (28.57%) SOA
7 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
7 4 (28.57%) Middleware
7 4 (28.57%) CSS
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle
7 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
7 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
7 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (28.57%) TDD
7 4 (28.57%) Pair Programming
7 4 (28.57%) Subversion
7 4 (28.57%) Extreme Programming

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 7 (50.00%) 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
3 1 (7.14%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) DWDM
2 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (21.43%) DB2
2 3 (21.43%) Jackrabbit
2 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 3 (21.43%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Ant
2 4 (28.57%) Subversion
3 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
3 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 3 (21.43%) JUnit
3 3 (21.43%) Log4j
3 3 (21.43%) Mockito
3 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
1 8 (57.14%) Java Developer
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 2 (14.29%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Application Development Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Application Development Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Development Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Development Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Development Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) J2EE
1 8 (57.14%) XML
2 7 (50.00%) Ajax
2 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) JSP
2 7 (50.00%) Web Services
2 7 (50.00%) XHTML
3 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 4 (28.57%) HTML5
3 4 (28.57%) LESS
3 4 (28.57%) Middleware
3 4 (28.57%) Sass
4 3 (21.43%) EJB
4 3 (21.43%) JDBC
4 3 (21.43%) SAML
4 3 (21.43%) Servlets
4 3 (21.43%) SOAP
4 3 (21.43%) Struts
4 3 (21.43%) XSD
4 3 (21.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (21.43%) Mobile Payment
1 3 (21.43%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Unix
3 6 (42.86%) Solaris
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 7 (50.00%) OO
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Extreme Programming
2 4 (28.57%) Pair Programming
2 4 (28.57%) SOA
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) TDD
2 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Benchmarking
3 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 3 (21.43%) High Availability
3 3 (21.43%) Network Architecture
3 3 (21.43%) Open Source
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) Security Architecture
3 3 (21.43%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
3 3 (21.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) 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 10 (71.43%) IBM
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) ATG
4 3 (21.43%) Blue Martini
4 3 (21.43%) BMC
4 3 (21.43%) Elastic Path
4 3 (21.43%) Interwoven
4 3 (21.43%) Sun
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 2 (14.29%) Ciena
5 2 (14.29%) Huawei