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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 464 469 374
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -95
Contract jobs citing RAD 122 86 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.18% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.23% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 61 115
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £503
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £294 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £565 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £43.25 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +31.06%
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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
39339 36598 33493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.63% 76.43% 75.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 25883 23216 20586
Average daily rate £415 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1105 1023
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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
London +3 69 £450 -13.46% 15
South East +10 26 £421 +20.35% 14
East of England -1 10 £425 +51.24% 3
West Midlands +2 8 £575 +43.75% 3
Yorkshire -14 7 £293 +32.95% 4
South West -9 1 £275 -32.30%
North West -22 1 £700 +75.00% 4
RAD
UK

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 135 (46.39%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (32.99%) Finance
3 95 (32.65%) SQL
4 88 (30.24%) VBA
5 81 (27.84%) Java
6 77 (26.46%) Front Office
7 71 (24.40%) SQL Server
8 69 (23.71%) Waterfall
9 61 (20.96%) Python
10 59 (20.27%) .NET
11 57 (19.59%) C#
12 54 (18.56%) Banking
13 48 (16.49%) Microsoft
14 44 (15.12%) Derivative
15 43 (14.78%) MS Excel
16 41 (14.09%) Project Management
17 39 (13.40%) Degree
18 37 (12.71%) Investment Banking
19 36 (12.37%) RUP
19 36 (12.37%) Oracle
20 33 (11.34%) UML
20 33 (11.34%) PRINCE2
20 33 (11.34%) Scrum
21 32 (11.00%) JavaScript
22 29 (9.97%) SOA
22 29 (9.97%) SDLC
23 27 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
23 27 (9.28%) Business Analysis
24 26 (8.93%) Web Services
24 26 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 13 (4.47%) WebLogic
1 13 (4.47%) WebSphere
2 12 (4.12%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.75%) Node.js
3 8 (2.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (2.06%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (2.06%) JBoss
5 5 (1.72%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.72%) MQSeries
5 5 (1.72%) Oracle Application Server
5 5 (1.72%) GlassFish
6 3 (1.03%) IPython
7 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.34%) SAS
8 1 (0.34%) Apache
Applications
1 43 (14.78%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.50%) MS Project
3 11 (3.78%) MS Visio
4 9 (3.09%) MS Office
5 5 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.75%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (2.06%) Primavera
3 5 (1.72%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (1.72%) Tridion
4 4 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.37%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.03%) SaaS
2 1 (0.34%) GitHub
2 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.47%) Internet
2 3 (1.03%) FTP
3 1 (0.34%) LAN
3 1 (0.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (24.40%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.87%) Relational Database
3 19 (6.53%) MS Access
4 18 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (2.41%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.06%) DB2
8 6 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.72%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.37%) IBM InfoSphere
10 4 (1.37%) QlikView
11 3 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.03%) DTS
12 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (4.81%) Ant
2 11 (3.78%) Jenkins
3 9 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.41%) Maven
4 7 (2.41%) Eclipse
5 6 (2.06%) JIRA
5 6 (2.06%) Subversion
6 5 (1.72%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.72%) Log4j
6 5 (1.72%) JUnit
6 5 (1.72%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 5 (1.72%) Axure RP
7 4 (1.37%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.69%) Rational Application Developer
8 2 (0.69%) Hudson
8 2 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.69%) JDeveloper
9 1 (0.34%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.34%) Toad
9 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 96 (32.99%) Finance
2 77 (26.46%) Front Office
3 54 (18.56%) Banking
4 37 (12.71%) Investment Banking
5 19 (6.53%) Retail
6 7 (2.41%) French Language
6 7 (2.41%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.06%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.72%) Law
8 5 (1.72%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.37%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.37%) Back Office
10 2 (0.69%) Legal
10 2 (0.69%) Marketing
11 1 (0.34%) Billing
11 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.34%) Local Government
11 1 (0.34%) Advertising
11 1 (0.34%) Publishing
11 1 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 151 (51.89%) Developer
2 63 (21.65%) RAD Developer
3 51 (17.53%) Analyst
4 31 (10.65%) Business Analyst
5 30 (10.31%) Excel Developer
6 28 (9.62%) Project Manager
7 23 (7.90%) Java Developer
8 21 (7.22%) Architect
9 19 (6.53%) Solutions Architect
10 17 (5.84%) Senior Developer
10 17 (5.84%) C# Developer
11 16 (5.50%) VBA Developer
12 15 (5.15%) Front Office Developer
13 14 (4.81%) Solutions Designer
13 14 (4.81%) Designer
14 12 (4.12%) Python Developer
15 11 (3.78%) Excel VBA Developer
16 10 (3.44%) Software Engineer
17 8 (2.75%) Programmer
17 8 (2.75%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (20.27%) .NET
2 26 (8.93%) Web Services
3 25 (8.59%) HTML
4 20 (6.87%) XML
5 19 (6.53%) J2EE
6 13 (4.47%) SOAP
7 12 (4.12%) Spring
7 12 (4.12%) WPF
8 11 (3.78%) ASP.NET
8 11 (3.78%) WCF
8 11 (3.78%) HTML5
9 10 (3.44%) Struts
9 10 (3.44%) JSTL
10 9 (3.09%) REST
11 8 (2.75%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (2.75%) RESTful
11 8 (2.75%) XHTML
11 8 (2.75%) CSS
12 7 (2.41%) JSP
12 7 (2.41%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 44 (15.12%) Derivative
2 27 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (7.90%) Fixed Income
4 14 (4.81%) Equity Derivative
4 14 (4.81%) Mathematics
5 13 (4.47%) Equities
6 12 (4.12%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 9 (3.09%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.75%) Market Risk
8 8 (2.75%) Hedge funds
8 8 (2.75%) Mobile Computing
8 8 (2.75%) Client/Server
9 7 (2.41%) Economics
10 6 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (2.06%) Web 2.0
11 3 (1.03%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.03%) Physics
11 3 (1.03%) PMI
11 3 (1.03%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.15%) UNIX
2 10 (3.44%) Windows
2 10 (3.44%) Linux
3 6 (2.06%) Solaris
4 5 (1.72%) HPUX
5 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (46.39%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (23.71%) Waterfall
3 41 (14.09%) Project Management
4 36 (12.37%) RUP
5 33 (11.34%) PRINCE2
5 33 (11.34%) UML
5 33 (11.34%) Scrum
6 29 (9.97%) SOA
6 29 (9.97%) SDLC
7 27 (9.28%) Business Analysis
8 26 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (8.25%) OO
10 20 (6.87%) Software Engineering
11 19 (6.53%) TDD
12 18 (6.19%) E-Commerce
12 18 (6.19%) DSDM
12 18 (6.19%) Quantitative Analysis
13 16 (5.50%) User Acceptance Testing
13 16 (5.50%) System Integration Testing
13 16 (5.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 95 (32.65%) SQL
2 88 (30.24%) VBA
3 81 (27.84%) Java
4 61 (20.96%) Python
5 57 (19.59%) C#
6 32 (11.00%) JavaScript
7 20 (6.87%) Go
8 16 (5.50%) C++
9 15 (5.15%) T-SQL
10 9 (3.09%) Ruby
11 7 (2.41%) R
11 7 (2.41%) VB.NET
12 6 (2.06%) VB
12 6 (2.06%) Perl
13 5 (1.72%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 5 (1.72%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.72%) XPath
13 5 (1.72%) MATLAB
14 4 (1.37%) Cython
15 2 (0.69%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (13.40%) Degree
2 17 (5.84%) Security Cleared
3 14 (4.81%) ISTQB
3 14 (4.81%) ISEB
4 12 (4.12%) DV Cleared
5 9 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (3.09%) PMI Certification
5 9 (3.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (2.75%) SC Cleared
7 6 (2.06%) PMP
8 3 (1.03%) APMP
9 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.12%) QA
2 9 (3.09%) SLA
3 3 (1.03%) P3O
4 2 (0.69%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.34%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (0.34%) Nagios
Vendors
1 48 (16.49%) Microsoft
2 36 (12.37%) Oracle
3 13 (4.47%) IBM
4 10 (3.44%) Telerik
5 5 (1.72%) Blue Martini
5 5 (1.72%) Elastic Path
5 5 (1.72%) hybris
5 5 (1.72%) Interwoven
5 5 (1.72%) ATG
6 4 (1.37%) Cognos
6 4 (1.37%) Netezza
7 3 (1.03%) Progress
7 3 (1.03%) Sybase
7 3 (1.03%) SAP
8 2 (0.69%) Wall Street Systems
9 1 (0.34%) RightFax
9 1 (0.34%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.34%) Solace
9 1 (0.34%) Omniture
9 1 (0.34%) Google
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