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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 406 459 332
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -127
Contract jobs citing RAD 169 104 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.22% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.29% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 54 112
Average daily rate
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£473 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -10.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £260 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.82% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.48
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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
37161 35673 30835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.42% 75.44% 73.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 23489 22217 18883
Average daily rate £425 £408 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1070 1065 1029
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.88 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.90% -14.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +45 122 £500 - 8
East of England +9 13 £475 +38.68% 7
South East -24 12 £438 +9.37% 3
Yorkshire -9 10 £285 +35.71% 2
West Midlands -5 5 £431 -4.16% 1
South West -3 3 £400 +10.34% 1
North West -15 1 £400 -5.88%
East Midlands - - - - 2
Midlands - - - -
RAD
UK

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 132 (41.25%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (37.81%) VBA
3 118 (36.88%) SQL
4 113 (35.31%) Java
5 102 (31.88%) Finance
6 93 (29.06%) Front Office
7 66 (20.63%) Banking
7 66 (20.63%) Python
8 63 (19.69%) SQL Server
9 62 (19.38%) C#
10 55 (17.19%) Derivative
11 53 (16.56%) Waterfall
12 49 (15.31%) .NET
12 49 (15.31%) Oracle
13 42 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
14 40 (12.50%) Degree
15 36 (11.25%) JavaScript
16 35 (10.94%) MS Excel
17 34 (10.63%) Microsoft
18 32 (10.00%) Investment Banking
19 31 (9.69%) Relational Database
20 29 (9.06%) SOA
21 28 (8.75%) RUP
21 28 (8.75%) Web Services
21 28 (8.75%) XML
22 27 (8.44%) HTML
22 27 (8.44%) J2EE
23 26 (8.13%) OO
24 25 (7.81%) Windows
24 25 (7.81%) Scrum

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 24 (7.50%) WebSphere
2 17 (5.31%) WebLogic
3 13 (4.06%) Oracle Application Server
4 11 (3.44%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (2.81%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.88%) JBoss
7 4 (1.25%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.94%) GlassFish
8 3 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.94%) Node.js
8 3 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.63%) CMS
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (0.31%) FileNet
10 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 35 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.00%) MS Office
3 12 (3.75%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (3.13%) MS Project
5 5 (1.56%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.31%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.31%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 8 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.63%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.31%) Bond Adapt
5 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.63%) FTP
1 2 (0.63%) Internet
2 1 (0.31%) ATM
2 1 (0.31%) LAN
2 1 (0.31%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (19.69%) SQL Server
2 31 (9.69%) Relational Database
3 21 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (4.06%) MS Access
4 13 (4.06%) RDBMS
5 12 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (3.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (3.44%) Oracle Database
7 9 (2.81%) DB2
8 8 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (2.19%) IBM InfoSphere
10 6 (1.88%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.88%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (1.56%) QlikView
12 4 (1.25%) SQLPlus
12 4 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.25%) Oracle Discoverer
13 3 (0.94%) DTS
Development Applications
1 11 (3.44%) Eclipse
2 10 (3.13%) Ant
3 8 (2.50%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 7 (2.19%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (1.88%) Maven
6 5 (1.56%) JIRA
6 5 (1.56%) SoapUI
7 4 (1.25%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (1.25%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.94%) Subversion
8 3 (0.94%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.63%) Rational Application Developer
9 2 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 2 (0.63%) PVCS
9 2 (0.63%) Toad
9 2 (0.63%) JDeveloper
9 2 (0.63%) TestDirector
10 1 (0.31%) NUnit
10 1 (0.31%) CruiseControl
General
1 102 (31.88%) Finance
2 93 (29.06%) Front Office
3 66 (20.63%) Banking
4 32 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 16 (5.00%) Retail
6 7 (2.19%) Marketing
6 7 (2.19%) French Language
6 7 (2.19%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.56%) Back Office
7 5 (1.56%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.56%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.94%) Law
8 3 (0.94%) Legal
9 1 (0.31%) Advertising
9 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 199 (62.19%) Developer
2 76 (23.75%) RAD Developer
3 51 (15.94%) Excel Developer
4 47 (14.69%) Analyst
5 32 (10.00%) VBA Developer
6 28 (8.75%) Java Developer
7 23 (7.19%) C# Developer
7 23 (7.19%) Business Analyst
8 19 (5.94%) Project Manager
8 19 (5.94%) Senior Developer
9 18 (5.63%) Front Office Developer
10 17 (5.31%) Solutions Designer
10 17 (5.31%) Designer
11 15 (4.69%) Excel VBA Developer
11 15 (4.69%) Architect
11 15 (4.69%) Test Analyst
12 13 (4.06%) Solutions Architect
12 13 (4.06%) Python Developer
13 12 (3.75%) Senior Analyst
14 10 (3.13%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (15.31%) .NET
2 28 (8.75%) Web Services
2 28 (8.75%) XML
3 27 (8.44%) J2EE
3 27 (8.44%) HTML
4 17 (5.31%) Spring
5 15 (4.69%) ASP.NET
6 14 (4.38%) CSS
6 14 (4.38%) Hibernate
7 13 (4.06%) Ajax
8 11 (3.44%) jQuery
8 11 (3.44%) JPA
9 10 (3.13%) HTML5
9 10 (3.13%) JDBC
9 10 (3.13%) SOAP
10 7 (2.19%) Struts
10 7 (2.19%) JSP
10 7 (2.19%) .NET Framework
10 7 (2.19%) WCF
10 7 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 55 (17.19%) Derivative
2 42 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (6.88%) Equity Derivative
4 21 (6.56%) Equities
5 15 (4.69%) Fixed Income
6 11 (3.44%) Hedge funds
7 7 (2.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (2.19%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 7 (2.19%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.88%) Economics
8 6 (1.88%) Market Risk
9 5 (1.56%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.94%) Open Source
11 3 (0.94%) Web 2.0
11 3 (0.94%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.63%) Credit Derivative
12 2 (0.63%) Physics
12 2 (0.63%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.81%) Windows
2 13 (4.06%) Linux
3 10 (3.13%) UNIX
4 5 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.25%) VMS
5 4 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (0.94%) Solaris
7 2 (0.63%) HPUX
7 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (41.25%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (16.56%) Waterfall
3 29 (9.06%) SOA
4 28 (8.75%) RUP
5 26 (8.13%) OO
6 25 (7.81%) Scrum
7 24 (7.50%) Business Analysis
7 24 (7.50%) PRINCE2
8 23 (7.19%) Project Management
8 23 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (6.56%) Quantitative Analysis
10 18 (5.63%) Software Testing
10 18 (5.63%) UML
11 17 (5.31%) Technical Architecture
12 16 (5.00%) MVC
12 16 (5.00%) Validation
13 15 (4.69%) E-Commerce
13 15 (4.69%) ETL
14 14 (4.38%) Migration
14 14 (4.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 121 (37.81%) VBA
2 118 (36.88%) SQL
3 113 (35.31%) Java
4 66 (20.63%) Python
5 62 (19.38%) C#
6 36 (11.25%) JavaScript
7 23 (7.19%) Golang
8 16 (5.00%) T-SQL
9 14 (4.38%) C++
10 11 (3.44%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.56%) VB
12 4 (1.25%) R
12 4 (1.25%) Cython
13 3 (0.94%) Ruby
13 3 (0.94%) IPython
13 3 (0.94%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.94%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 3 (0.94%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.94%) C
14 2 (0.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (12.50%) Degree
2 21 (6.56%) Security Cleared
3 16 (5.00%) DV Cleared
3 16 (5.00%) ISEB
4 13 (4.06%) ISTQB
5 11 (3.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (2.19%) PMP
6 7 (2.19%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.88%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.63%) APMP
10 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.31%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.38%) QA
2 2 (0.63%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.63%) SLA
2 2 (0.63%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.31%) COBIT
3 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.31%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 49 (15.31%) Oracle
2 34 (10.63%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.94%) IBM
4 8 (2.50%) SAP
4 8 (2.50%) Telerik
5 6 (1.88%) Sybase
6 4 (1.25%) HP
6 4 (1.25%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.25%) Primavera
7 3 (0.94%) FatWire
7 3 (0.94%) Business Objects
7 3 (0.94%) Progress
7 3 (0.94%) hybris
8 2 (0.63%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.63%) Serena
8 2 (0.63%) TOWER Software
8 2 (0.63%) Perforce
9 1 (0.31%) Teradata
9 1 (0.31%) Omniture
9 1 (0.31%) Google
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