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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 142 122 118
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -4
Contract jobs citing RAD 5 5 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.16% 0.21% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.29% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
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£325 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.06% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.25
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
2376 1708 2125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.32% 71.98% 69.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1457 850 1103
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 126 211
Average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.53 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £50.00 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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
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 19 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Essex -4 4 £325 -
Cambridgeshire +4 1 - - 2
Bedfordshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 18 (85.71%) OO
2 17 (80.95%) Java
2 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (71.43%) WebSphere
4 14 (66.67%) Ajax
4 14 (66.67%) Relational Database
4 14 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 14 (66.67%) JSP
4 14 (66.67%) UNIX
5 11 (52.38%) Content Management
5 11 (52.38%) Ant
5 11 (52.38%) SOA
5 11 (52.38%) IBM
6 10 (47.62%) XHTML
6 10 (47.62%) Linux
6 10 (47.62%) XML
6 10 (47.62%) HTML
6 10 (47.62%) J2EE
6 10 (47.62%) Eclipse
7 8 (38.10%) FatWire
7 8 (38.10%) Scrum
7 8 (38.10%) HTML5
7 8 (38.10%) SQL
7 8 (38.10%) Web Services
7 8 (38.10%) CSS
7 8 (38.10%) RUP
8 7 (33.33%) Solaris
8 7 (33.33%) DB2
8 7 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (33.33%) Web 2.0

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (71.43%) WebSphere
2 7 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (9.52%) MQSeries
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (4.76%) CMS
4 1 (4.76%) Apache
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.76%) Content Management Server
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Tridion
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 7 (33.33%) DB2
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
3 5 (23.81%) RDBMS
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Ant
2 10 (47.62%) Eclipse
3 4 (19.05%) MyEclipse
4 3 (14.29%) JUnit
5 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Log4j
5 2 (9.52%) Subversion
6 1 (4.76%) Maven
6 1 (4.76%) Jtest
6 1 (4.76%) Toad
6 1 (4.76%) JDeveloper
6 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (23.81%) Legal
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.52%) Finance
4 1 (4.76%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Developer
2 12 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Java Software Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) Ajax
1 14 (66.67%) JSP
2 10 (47.62%) XHTML
2 10 (47.62%) XML
2 10 (47.62%) HTML
2 10 (47.62%) J2EE
3 8 (38.10%) HTML5
3 8 (38.10%) Web Services
3 8 (38.10%) CSS
4 7 (33.33%) Java EE
5 6 (28.57%) Struts
6 4 (19.05%) JSF
6 4 (19.05%) jQuery
6 4 (19.05%) ICEfaces
7 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
7 3 (14.29%) TopLink
7 3 (14.29%) WSDL
7 3 (14.29%) XSD
8 2 (9.52%) EJB
8 2 (9.52%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Web 2.0
2 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.76%) Open Source
2 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) UNIX
2 10 (47.62%) Linux
3 7 (33.33%) Solaris
4 6 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (9.52%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) OO
2 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (52.38%) Content Management
3 11 (52.38%) SOA
4 8 (38.10%) Scrum
4 8 (38.10%) RUP
5 7 (33.33%) Validation
6 5 (23.81%) SEO
7 4 (19.05%) Web Development
7 4 (19.05%) Analytics
7 4 (19.05%) Migration
7 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
8 3 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
8 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 2 (9.52%) UML
9 2 (9.52%) Project Management
9 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
10 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) Java
2 14 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (38.10%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) Perl
4 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
4 2 (9.52%) XPath
5 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) IBM
2 8 (38.10%) FatWire
3 5 (23.81%) JBoss
4 3 (14.29%) ATG
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle
5 2 (9.52%) Interwoven
5 2 (9.52%) Elastic Path
5 2 (9.52%) Blue Martini
6 1 (4.76%) hybris
6 1 (4.76%) TIBCO
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft