The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 486 435 460
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +25
Contract jobs citing RAD 105 148 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.32% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.41% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 96 55
Average daily rate £475 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £575 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £423 £418
% change year-on-year
+11.24% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £29.75 -
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -
RAD
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38540 36317 34567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.50% 78.00% 77.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 25554 23532 21284
Average daily rate £430 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1069 979 1093
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RAD across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in England

RAD
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RAD across the England region.

RAD Daily Rate Trend in England

RAD
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RAD across the England region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

RAD Daily Rate Histogram in England

RAD
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RAD across the England region.

RAD Hourly Rate Trend in England

RAD
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London -38 65 £545 +9.00% 14
East of England +4 13 £475 -
South East +13 9 £431 -4.16% 5
South West +5 5 £475 - 1
West Midlands -11 5 £406 -4.41%
North West -11 5 £450 +46.93%
East Midlands - 2 £288 - 1
Midlands -8 1 £650 -
RAD
UK

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 126 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (37.28%) SQL
3 73 (32.02%) C#
4 72 (31.58%) Java
5 60 (26.32%) Finance
6 59 (25.88%) HTML
7 57 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 54 (23.68%) SQL Server
9 53 (23.25%) Oracle
9 53 (23.25%) VBA
10 52 (22.81%) Front Office
11 49 (21.49%) Web Services
12 46 (20.18%) .NET
13 43 (18.86%) Waterfall
14 35 (15.35%) XML
14 35 (15.35%) CSS
15 34 (14.91%) J2EE
16 31 (13.60%) Banking
17 29 (12.72%) RUP
18 28 (12.28%) UML
18 28 (12.28%) Windows
18 28 (12.28%) HTML5
19 27 (11.84%) Microsoft
20 26 (11.40%) Scrum
21 25 (10.96%) Spring
21 25 (10.96%) Unix
22 24 (10.53%) ASP.NET
22 24 (10.53%) Relational Database
23 22 (9.65%) SDLC
23 22 (9.65%) OO

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 19 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 12 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (4.82%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.82%) WebLogic
4 8 (3.51%) CMS
4 8 (3.51%) Node.js
4 8 (3.51%) Oracle Application Server
5 7 (3.07%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.75%) Apache Pig
6 4 (1.75%) IIS
6 4 (1.75%) JBoss
7 3 (1.32%) GlassFish
7 3 (1.32%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.44%) Apache
9 1 (0.44%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 20 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.95%) MS Project
2 9 (3.95%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.63%) MS Office
4 4 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.75%) Kondor
2 3 (1.32%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.32%) Primavera
3 1 (0.44%) Global One
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.32%) Silverpop
2 2 (0.88%) SaaS
3 1 (0.44%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.95%) Internet
2 6 (2.63%) ATM
2 6 (2.63%) Ethernet
2 6 (2.63%) ISDN
2 6 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.63%) VoIP
3 5 (2.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 15 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (4.39%) MS Access
5 10 (4.39%) Oracle Database
6 9 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.63%) DB2
7 6 (2.63%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.75%) Apache Hive
8 4 (1.75%) Big Data
8 4 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.75%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.75%) IBM InfoSphere
8 4 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.88%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 12 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.82%) Subversion
3 10 (4.39%) Maven
4 9 (3.95%) JIRA
5 8 (3.51%) Hudson
5 8 (3.51%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.63%) Ant
6 6 (2.63%) Rational Application Developer
6 6 (2.63%) Visual Studio
6 6 (2.63%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 4 (1.75%) Bugzilla
7 4 (1.75%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.32%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (0.88%) LabVIEW
9 2 (0.88%) TortoiseSVN
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
General
1 60 (26.32%) Finance
2 52 (22.81%) Front Office
3 31 (13.60%) Banking
4 11 (4.82%) Investment Banking
5 10 (4.39%) Marketing
6 6 (2.63%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.75%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.75%) Retail
8 3 (1.32%) Electronics
8 3 (1.32%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.88%) Publishing
10 1 (0.44%) Games
10 1 (0.44%) Law
10 1 (0.44%) Legal
10 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 113 (49.56%) Developer
2 41 (17.98%) RAD Developer
3 34 (14.91%) Analyst
4 32 (14.04%) Architect
5 28 (12.28%) Business Analyst
6 24 (10.53%) C# Developer
6 24 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 24 (10.53%) VBA Developer
7 20 (8.77%) Technical Architect
8 18 (7.89%) .NET Developer
9 17 (7.46%) Project Manager
10 15 (6.58%) Front Office Developer
11 14 (6.14%) C# .NET Developer
11 14 (6.14%) Excel Developer
11 14 (6.14%) Excel VBA Developer
11 14 (6.14%) Solutions Architect
11 14 (6.14%) SQL Developer
12 12 (5.26%) Digital Architect
13 11 (4.82%) ASP.NET Developer
13 11 (4.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (25.88%) HTML
2 49 (21.49%) Web Services
3 46 (20.18%) .NET
4 35 (15.35%) CSS
4 35 (15.35%) XML
5 34 (14.91%) J2EE
6 28 (12.28%) HTML5
7 25 (10.96%) Spring
8 24 (10.53%) ASP.NET
9 21 (9.21%) Ajax
10 17 (7.46%) AngularJS
10 17 (7.46%) Hibernate
11 15 (6.58%) jQuery
11 15 (6.58%) Struts
12 12 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (5.26%) EJB
13 11 (4.82%) REST
14 10 (4.39%) JSP
15 9 (3.95%) .NET Framework
15 9 (3.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.89%) Derivative
2 17 (7.46%) Computer Science
3 14 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.51%) Fixed Income
4 8 (3.51%) Web 2.0
5 7 (3.07%) Equities
6 6 (2.63%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.19%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (1.32%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.32%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.32%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.32%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 3 (1.32%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.32%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.32%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.88%) Physics
10 1 (0.44%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.44%) Data Conversion
10 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.44%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 28 (12.28%) Windows
2 25 (10.96%) Unix
3 15 (6.58%) Linux
4 6 (2.63%) MVS
5 2 (0.88%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.88%) Solaris
5 2 (0.88%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (18.86%) Waterfall
3 29 (12.72%) RUP
4 28 (12.28%) UML
5 26 (11.40%) Scrum
6 22 (9.65%) OO
6 22 (9.65%) Project Management
6 22 (9.65%) SDLC
7 20 (8.77%) Asset Management
8 18 (7.89%) MVC
8 18 (7.89%) SOA
9 17 (7.46%) Risk Management
10 16 (7.02%) CRM
10 16 (7.02%) Data Analysis
10 16 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (6.58%) Migration
11 15 (6.58%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (6.14%) Analytics
12 14 (6.14%) Data Modelling
12 14 (6.14%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 85 (37.28%) SQL
2 73 (32.02%) C#
3 72 (31.58%) Java
4 57 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 53 (23.25%) VBA
6 17 (7.46%) Python
7 12 (5.26%) T-SQL
8 10 (4.39%) Shell Script
9 9 (3.95%) Ruby
10 8 (3.51%) C
10 8 (3.51%) C++
11 7 (3.07%) Go
12 6 (2.63%) Ada
13 5 (2.19%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.75%) Perl
14 4 (1.75%) VB
15 3 (1.32%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.88%) Delphi
16 2 (0.88%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.88%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (7.02%) Degree
2 10 (4.39%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.51%) DV Cleared
3 8 (3.51%) ISEB
4 3 (1.32%) APMP
4 3 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.88%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.44%) PMP
6 1 (0.44%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.51%) SLA
2 5 (2.19%) QA
3 3 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.44%) COBIT
4 1 (0.44%) COREP
4 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.44%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.44%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (1.75%) HDFS
2 3 (1.32%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 53 (23.25%) Oracle
2 27 (11.84%) Microsoft
3 16 (7.02%) IBM
4 9 (3.95%) Sybase
5 8 (3.51%) Bloomberg
5 8 (3.51%) Telerik
6 4 (1.75%) Adobe
6 4 (1.75%) Embarcadero
6 4 (1.75%) Perforce
7 3 (1.32%) ATG
7 3 (1.32%) Google
7 3 (1.32%) HP
7 3 (1.32%) hybris
7 3 (1.32%) Kony
7 3 (1.32%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 3 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.32%) Twitter
8 2 (0.88%) Informatica
8 2 (0.88%) Netezza
8 2 (0.88%) Tableau
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