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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 542 438 491
Rank change year-on-year
-104 +53
Contract jobs citing RAD 90 173 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.34% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.43% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 134 60
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £329 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 £398 £381
% change year-on-year
+16.83% +4.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £46.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.04%
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
41817 39938 38639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.64% 79.00% 77.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 27937 25262 24470
Average daily rate £445 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.07% +4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 913 1172 1126
Average hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £47.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 -59 58 £510 +6.25% 11
East of England +8 15 £425 +13.33%
Yorkshire -4 5 £470 +56.66% 4
South East -17 5 £500 +17.64%
South West +7 4 £175 -56.25% 1
West Midlands -11 2 £475 +10.14%
North West -8 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
RAD
UK

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 111 (59.04%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (43.62%) SQL
3 56 (29.79%) Java
4 55 (29.26%) C#
4 55 (29.26%) SQL Server
5 54 (28.72%) HTML
5 54 (28.72%) Oracle
6 50 (26.60%) Web Services
6 50 (26.60%) Finance
7 47 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 42 (22.34%) VBA
9 39 (20.74%) Front Office
10 38 (20.21%) .NET
11 36 (19.15%) Waterfall
12 35 (18.62%) J2EE
12 35 (18.62%) Banking
13 34 (18.09%) RUP
14 33 (17.55%) CSS
15 29 (15.43%) Windows
15 29 (15.43%) OO
16 28 (14.89%) Relational Database
17 26 (13.83%) XML
17 26 (13.83%) Microsoft
18 25 (13.30%) MS Excel
19 24 (12.77%) ASP.NET
19 24 (12.77%) HTML5
20 22 (11.70%) MVC
20 22 (11.70%) Spring
20 22 (11.70%) SOA
21 21 (11.17%) Ajax

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 14 (7.45%) WebSphere
2 11 (5.85%) Oracle Application Server
2 11 (5.85%) WebLogic
3 10 (5.32%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.26%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (2.66%) IIS
6 4 (2.13%) Apache Pig
6 4 (2.13%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.60%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.06%) CMS
9 1 (0.53%) Apache
9 1 (0.53%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 25 (13.30%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.32%) MS Office
3 7 (3.72%) MS Project
4 4 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.06%) Global One
2 2 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.53%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.53%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.53%) RMDS
3 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.06%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.06%) SaaS
2 1 (0.53%) Office 365
2 1 (0.53%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.32%) Internet
2 4 (2.13%) HTTP
3 1 (0.53%) LAN
3 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (29.26%) SQL Server
2 28 (14.89%) Relational Database
3 13 (6.91%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (5.32%) Oracle Database
5 9 (4.79%) MS Access
6 8 (4.26%) DB2
7 7 (3.72%) Big Data
7 7 (3.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (2.13%) Apache Hive
9 4 (2.13%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.13%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.06%) FileMaker
11 2 (1.06%) OLAP
12 1 (0.53%) KDB
12 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (6.91%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.32%) Ant
2 10 (5.32%) Subversion
3 9 (4.79%) Hudson
3 9 (4.79%) Jenkins
3 9 (4.79%) Rational Application Developer
4 8 (4.26%) JIRA
4 8 (4.26%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 6 (3.19%) Eclipse
5 6 (3.19%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.66%) Maven
7 4 (2.13%) Bugzilla
8 3 (1.60%) Gradle
8 3 (1.60%) JIRA Agile
8 3 (1.60%) JUnit
8 3 (1.60%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.06%) AccuRev
9 2 (1.06%) LabVIEW
9 2 (1.06%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.06%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 50 (26.60%) Finance
2 39 (20.74%) Front Office
3 35 (18.62%) Banking
4 13 (6.91%) Investment Banking
5 8 (4.26%) Marketing
6 4 (2.13%) Retail
7 3 (1.60%) Electronics
7 3 (1.60%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.06%) Advertising
8 2 (1.06%) Games
8 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.06%) Publishing
9 1 (0.53%) Law
9 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 92 (48.94%) Developer
2 34 (18.09%) RAD Developer
3 32 (17.02%) Analyst
4 26 (13.83%) Business Analyst
5 23 (12.23%) Java Developer
6 22 (11.70%) Architect
7 20 (10.64%) VBA Developer
8 18 (9.57%) C# Developer
9 17 (9.04%) Designer
9 17 (9.04%) Solutions Designer
10 16 (8.51%) Excel Developer
10 16 (8.51%) Excel VBA Developer
10 16 (8.51%) Project Manager
10 16 (8.51%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (5.85%) Front Office Developer
12 10 (5.32%) .NET Developer
12 10 (5.32%) SQL Developer
13 9 (4.79%) ASP.NET Developer
14 8 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
14 8 (4.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (28.72%) HTML
2 50 (26.60%) Web Services
3 38 (20.21%) .NET
4 35 (18.62%) J2EE
5 33 (17.55%) CSS
6 26 (13.83%) XML
7 24 (12.77%) ASP.NET
7 24 (12.77%) HTML5
8 22 (11.70%) Spring
9 21 (11.17%) Ajax
10 17 (9.04%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (9.04%) Hibernate
11 16 (8.51%) AngularJS
12 13 (6.91%) JSP
12 13 (6.91%) Struts
13 12 (6.38%) EJB
14 11 (5.85%) JPA
14 11 (5.85%) JSTL
14 11 (5.85%) RESTful
15 10 (5.32%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.38%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.32%) Derivative
3 10 (5.32%) Web 2.0
4 6 (3.19%) Equities
4 6 (3.19%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.13%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (1.60%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.60%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.06%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.06%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.06%) Physics
8 1 (0.53%) CMDB
8 1 (0.53%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.53%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.53%) Social Network
8 1 (0.53%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 29 (15.43%) Windows
2 20 (10.64%) Unix
3 19 (10.11%) Linux
4 2 (1.06%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.06%) Solaris
4 2 (1.06%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.53%) Android
5 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (59.04%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (19.15%) Waterfall
3 34 (18.09%) RUP
4 29 (15.43%) OO
5 22 (11.70%) MVC
5 22 (11.70%) SOA
6 21 (11.17%) SDLC
7 20 (10.64%) Scrum
8 17 (9.04%) Asset Management
8 17 (9.04%) Project Management
8 17 (9.04%) Risk Management
9 16 (8.51%) UML
10 15 (7.98%) Data Modelling
10 15 (7.98%) Migration
10 15 (7.98%) Technical Architecture
10 15 (7.98%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (7.98%) Web Development
11 14 (7.45%) CRM
11 14 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (7.45%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 82 (43.62%) SQL
2 56 (29.79%) Java
3 55 (29.26%) C#
4 47 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 42 (22.34%) VBA
6 12 (6.38%) T-SQL
7 10 (5.32%) C++
8 9 (4.79%) Shell Script
9 8 (4.26%) Python
10 5 (2.66%) Perl
10 5 (2.66%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.66%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.13%) MATLAB
11 4 (2.13%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.60%) C
13 2 (1.06%) VB
14 1 (0.53%) PHP
14 1 (0.53%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (8.51%) Degree
2 13 (6.91%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.85%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.19%) ISEB
5 3 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.06%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.06%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.06%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.85%) SLA
2 4 (2.13%) QA
3 2 (1.06%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.53%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (2.13%) HDFS
2 3 (1.60%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.53%) Puppet
1 1 (0.53%) RSA Archer
1 1 (0.53%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 54 (28.72%) Oracle
2 26 (13.83%) Microsoft
3 13 (6.91%) Sybase
4 8 (4.26%) IBM
5 6 (3.19%) Bloomberg
6 5 (2.66%) ATG
6 5 (2.66%) hybris
6 5 (2.66%) Perforce
6 5 (2.66%) Telerik
7 4 (2.13%) Google
7 4 (2.13%) HP
8 3 (1.60%) Sencha
9 2 (1.06%) CA
9 2 (1.06%) Embarcadero
9 2 (1.06%) FatWire
9 2 (1.06%) Omniture
9 2 (1.06%) Rally
9 2 (1.06%) Twitter
10 1 (0.53%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Scot Lewis Associates
Rate: Up to £345 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City Of London
HFG
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £425.00 - £470.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £600 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago