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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 439 473 322
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -151
Contract jobs citing RAD 143 95 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.20% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.26% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 61 128
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£450 £425 £502
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £278 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £533 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £43.25 £30.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.51% +43.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £43.25 £30.24
% change year-on-year
-7.51% +43.02%
RAD
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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
38204 36588 31531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.28% 75.56% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24825 23441 19307
Average daily rate £420 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1081 1118 976
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 June 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 June 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 +38 95 £460 -8.00% 21
South East +11 21 £428 +26.19% 17
East of England -4 14 £375 +33.45%
Yorkshire -11 8 £300 +71.42% 1
West Midlands -11 5 £575 - 2
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RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 140 (44.87%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (33.97%) VBA
3 101 (32.37%) Finance
4 100 (32.05%) SQL
5 99 (31.73%) Java
6 88 (28.21%) Front Office
7 75 (24.04%) Python
8 66 (21.15%) SQL Server
9 60 (19.23%) .NET
10 59 (18.91%) Banking
10 59 (18.91%) Waterfall
11 58 (18.59%) C#
12 54 (17.31%) Microsoft
12 54 (17.31%) Derivative
13 42 (13.46%) MS Excel
13 42 (13.46%) Degree
14 41 (13.14%) Oracle
15 37 (11.86%) Project Management
16 36 (11.54%) JavaScript
16 36 (11.54%) RUP
16 36 (11.54%) Investment Banking
17 33 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
18 32 (10.26%) Business Analysis
18 32 (10.26%) Web Services
19 29 (9.29%) PRINCE2
19 29 (9.29%) SOA
19 29 (9.29%) Scrum
20 28 (8.97%) UML
20 28 (8.97%) OO
21 27 (8.65%) HTML

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 17 (5.45%) WebSphere
2 15 (4.81%) WebLogic
3 8 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (2.24%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.24%) Oracle Application Server
4 7 (2.24%) Node.js
4 7 (2.24%) JBoss
5 5 (1.60%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.60%) MQSeries
5 5 (1.60%) GlassFish
6 4 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.32%) Apache
Applications
1 42 (13.46%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.81%) MS Project
3 12 (3.85%) MS Office
4 9 (2.88%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.32%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.32%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 9 (2.88%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (1.92%) Primavera
3 5 (1.60%) Tridion
3 5 (1.60%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.28%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.32%) Bond Adapt
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.96%) SaaS
2 1 (0.32%) GitHub
2 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.24%) Internet
2 4 (1.28%) FTP
3 1 (0.32%) LAN
3 1 (0.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (21.15%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.37%) Relational Database
3 14 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (3.53%) RDBMS
4 11 (3.53%) MS Access
5 9 (2.88%) Oracle Database
6 8 (2.56%) DB2
6 8 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.60%) IBM InfoSphere
10 4 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.28%) QlikView
10 4 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.96%) DTS
11 3 (0.96%) SQLPlus
11 3 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (4.81%) Ant
2 11 (3.53%) Jenkins
3 10 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (2.88%) Eclipse
5 8 (2.56%) Maven
6 7 (2.24%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 6 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (1.92%) JUnit
7 6 (1.92%) Subversion
8 5 (1.60%) Git (software)
8 5 (1.60%) Axure RP
8 5 (1.60%) JIRA
8 5 (1.60%) Log4j
9 4 (1.28%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.96%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.64%) Rational Application Developer
11 2 (0.64%) Hudson
11 2 (0.64%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.64%) JDeveloper
12 1 (0.32%) LabVIEW
General
1 101 (32.37%) Finance
2 88 (28.21%) Front Office
3 59 (18.91%) Banking
4 36 (11.54%) Investment Banking
5 18 (5.77%) Retail
6 7 (2.24%) French Language
7 6 (1.92%) Retail Banking
7 6 (1.92%) Back Office
7 6 (1.92%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.60%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.60%) Law
8 5 (1.60%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.60%) Marketing
9 1 (0.32%) Billing
9 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.32%) Local Government
9 1 (0.32%) Advertising
9 1 (0.32%) Legal
9 1 (0.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 179 (57.37%) Developer
2 73 (23.40%) RAD Developer
3 46 (14.74%) Analyst
4 42 (13.46%) Excel Developer
5 29 (9.29%) VBA Developer
6 26 (8.33%) Business Analyst
7 25 (8.01%) Project Manager
7 25 (8.01%) Java Developer
8 22 (7.05%) Architect
9 20 (6.41%) Solutions Architect
10 19 (6.09%) Senior Developer
10 19 (6.09%) Solutions Designer
10 19 (6.09%) C# Developer
10 19 (6.09%) Designer
11 15 (4.81%) Excel VBA Developer
11 15 (4.81%) Front Office Developer
12 13 (4.17%) Python Developer
13 9 (2.88%) Test Analyst
13 9 (2.88%) Software Engineer
14 8 (2.56%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (19.23%) .NET
2 32 (10.26%) Web Services
3 27 (8.65%) HTML
4 25 (8.01%) XML
5 23 (7.37%) J2EE
6 13 (4.17%) ASP.NET
6 13 (4.17%) SOAP
6 13 (4.17%) Spring
7 11 (3.53%) WCF
7 11 (3.53%) WPF
7 11 (3.53%) Ajax
7 11 (3.53%) CSS
8 10 (3.21%) Struts
8 10 (3.21%) JSTL
8 10 (3.21%) HTML5
9 9 (2.88%) REST
9 9 (2.88%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (2.88%) XSLT
10 8 (2.56%) XHTML
10 8 (2.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 54 (17.31%) Derivative
2 33 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (8.01%) Equity Derivative
4 19 (6.09%) Equities
5 18 (5.77%) Fixed Income
6 11 (3.53%) Mathematics
7 9 (2.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 9 (2.88%) Market Risk
8 8 (2.56%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.56%) Hedge funds
8 8 (2.56%) Mobile Computing
8 8 (2.56%) Economics
8 8 (2.56%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.92%) Web 2.0
10 4 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.96%) PMI
11 3 (0.96%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.96%) Physics
12 2 (0.64%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.13%) Linux
2 15 (4.81%) Windows
3 14 (4.49%) UNIX
4 6 (1.92%) HPUX
4 6 (1.92%) Solaris
5 3 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.96%) VMS
5 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (44.87%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (18.91%) Waterfall
3 37 (11.86%) Project Management
4 36 (11.54%) RUP
5 32 (10.26%) Business Analysis
6 29 (9.29%) Scrum
6 29 (9.29%) SOA
6 29 (9.29%) PRINCE2
7 28 (8.97%) UML
7 28 (8.97%) OO
8 27 (8.65%) SDLC
9 26 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (7.05%) Quantitative Analysis
11 19 (6.09%) Technical Architecture
11 19 (6.09%) E-Commerce
12 18 (5.77%) DSDM
12 18 (5.77%) ITIL
13 17 (5.45%) Software Engineering
14 16 (5.13%) TDD
15 15 (4.81%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (33.97%) VBA
2 100 (32.05%) SQL
3 99 (31.73%) Java
4 75 (24.04%) Python
5 58 (18.59%) C#
6 36 (11.54%) JavaScript
7 26 (8.33%) Go
8 18 (5.77%) C++
9 17 (5.45%) T-SQL
10 8 (2.56%) VB.NET
10 8 (2.56%) Ruby
11 7 (2.24%) R
11 7 (2.24%) VB
12 6 (1.92%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.92%) Perl
13 5 (1.60%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 5 (1.60%) MATLAB
13 5 (1.60%) XPath
13 5 (1.60%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.28%) Cython
Qualifications
1 42 (13.46%) Degree
2 19 (6.09%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.17%) DV Cleared
4 9 (2.88%) ISEB
4 9 (2.88%) PMI Certification
5 8 (2.56%) ISTQB
5 8 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (2.56%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.92%) PMP
6 6 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.96%) APMP
8 1 (0.32%) GNVQ
8 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.49%) QA
2 2 (0.64%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.64%) SLA
2 2 (0.64%) P3O
3 1 (0.32%) COBIT
3 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 54 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 41 (13.14%) Oracle
3 16 (5.13%) IBM
4 13 (4.17%) Telerik
5 5 (1.60%) Blue Martini
5 5 (1.60%) Elastic Path
5 5 (1.60%) hybris
5 5 (1.60%) Sybase
5 5 (1.60%) Interwoven
5 5 (1.60%) ATG
6 4 (1.28%) SAP
7 3 (0.96%) Cognos
7 3 (0.96%) Progress
7 3 (0.96%) HP
7 3 (0.96%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.96%) Netezza
8 2 (0.64%) Wall Street Systems
9 1 (0.32%) Micro Focus
9 1 (0.32%) Omniture
9 1 (0.32%) Google
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