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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 114 129 106
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -23
Contract jobs citing RAD 13 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.49% 0.34% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.46% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
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£475 £343 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.68% -23.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £27.48
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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
1985 2164 1613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.46% 73.76% 68.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1149 1236 894
Average daily rate £413 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 132 112
Average hourly rate £32.05 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.30 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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
Cambridgeshire +6 5 £375 +45.63% 8
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) SOA
3 8 (40.00%) RUP
3 8 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (35.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (30.00%) Web Services
5 6 (30.00%) Project Management
5 6 (30.00%) Retail
6 5 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
6 5 (25.00%) UNIX
6 5 (25.00%) OO
6 5 (25.00%) Java
6 5 (25.00%) SQL
7 4 (20.00%) JSP
7 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (20.00%) Windows
7 4 (20.00%) Scrum
7 4 (20.00%) Ajax
7 4 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
7 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
8 3 (15.00%) HTML5
8 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (15.00%) Web 2.0
8 3 (15.00%) Content Management
8 3 (15.00%) FatWire
8 3 (15.00%) Solaris
8 3 (15.00%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.00%) JBoss
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (5.00%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Ant
2 1 (5.00%) PVCS
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.00%) Toad
2 1 (5.00%) JDeveloper
2 1 (5.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (5.00%) MyEclipse
General
1 6 (30.00%) Retail
2 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.00%) Legal
4 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Solutions Designer
1 8 (40.00%) Designer
2 6 (30.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) SOA Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Integration Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) AWS Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Web Services
2 4 (20.00%) Ajax
2 4 (20.00%) JSP
3 3 (15.00%) HTML5
3 3 (15.00%) XML
3 3 (15.00%) XHTML
3 3 (15.00%) HTML
3 3 (15.00%) J2EE
3 3 (15.00%) CSS
4 2 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (5.00%) JSF
5 1 (5.00%) Sass
5 1 (5.00%) LESS
5 1 (5.00%) Struts
5 1 (5.00%) Java EE
5 1 (5.00%) jQuery
5 1 (5.00%) ICEfaces
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) UNIX
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 3 (15.00%) Solaris
3 3 (15.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) SOA
3 8 (40.00%) RUP
3 8 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (35.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (30.00%) Project Management
6 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (25.00%) OO
6 5 (25.00%) Business Analysis
7 4 (20.00%) Scrum
8 3 (15.00%) B2C
8 3 (15.00%) SEO
8 3 (15.00%) CRM
8 3 (15.00%) Content Management
9 2 (10.00%) ERP
9 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 2 (10.00%) Validation
10 1 (5.00%) Migration
10 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
10 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Java
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) FatWire
1 3 (15.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Serena
2 1 (5.00%) Telerik
2 1 (5.00%) Omniture
2 1 (5.00%) Google
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