The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 517 494 518
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +24
Contract jobs citing RAD 116 141 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.33% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 98 67
Median daily rate £470 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £318 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £635 £694
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £255
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +56.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £30.34 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.34 -
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
42027 42615 39492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.07% 80.42% 78.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28004 28221 24921
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1004 1151 1103
Median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.91 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £51.30 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing RAD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the England region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -10 55 £480 +6.66% 4
Yorkshire +10 25 £420 +8.38% 1
South East +14 16 £464 -3.78% 1
East of England +2 10 £475 +5.55%
East Midlands 0 5 £306 - 1
West Midlands -38 4 £450 -21.73% 1
RAD
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RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RAD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for RAD.

1 135 (69.95%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (34.72%) SQL
3 66 (34.20%) Java
4 62 (32.12%) Finance
5 56 (29.02%) Oracle
6 53 (27.46%) Data Modelling
7 41 (21.24%) JavaScript
8 40 (20.73%) Banking
9 36 (18.65%) OO
9 36 (18.65%) Data Warehouse
10 34 (17.62%) VBA
11 33 (17.10%) C#
11 33 (17.10%) SQL Server
11 33 (17.10%) Microsoft
12 32 (16.58%) Web Services
13 31 (16.06%) ETL
14 29 (15.03%) Waterfall
15 28 (14.51%) Relational Database
15 28 (14.51%) UML
15 28 (14.51%) HTML
16 27 (13.99%) TDD
16 27 (13.99%) SDLC
17 26 (13.47%) Scrum
18 25 (12.95%) Software Engineering
18 25 (12.95%) XML
18 25 (12.95%) RUP
18 25 (12.95%) Degree
19 24 (12.44%) C
20 23 (11.92%) PRINCE2
20 23 (11.92%) AngularJS

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (6.22%) WebSphere
2 9 (4.66%) WebLogic
3 5 (2.59%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.55%) Apache
4 3 (1.55%) IIS
4 3 (1.55%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (1.04%) CMS
5 2 (1.04%) JBoss
5 2 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.52%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.52%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (8.29%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.74%) MS Visio
3 11 (5.70%) MS Office
4 7 (3.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (3.11%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Global One
1 1 (0.52%) ION MarketView
1 1 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.52%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 1 (0.52%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.07%) OpenShift
1 4 (2.07%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.04%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.04%) Office 365
3 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.55%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.04%) Internet
3 1 (0.52%) LAN
3 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.65%) Data Warehouse
2 33 (17.10%) SQL Server
3 28 (14.51%) Relational Database
4 22 (11.40%) Oracle ODI
5 17 (8.81%) RDBMS
6 14 (7.25%) Big Data
7 9 (4.66%) MySQL
8 8 (4.15%) MongoDB
9 7 (3.63%) Hadoop
9 7 (3.63%) Oracle Database
10 6 (3.11%) Apache Hive
10 6 (3.11%) MS Access
11 5 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (2.59%) RavenDB
11 5 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (2.07%) Data Lake
12 4 (2.07%) OLTP
12 4 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (1.55%) OLAP
13 3 (1.55%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 21 (10.88%) Maven
2 17 (8.81%) Git (software)
3 15 (7.77%) Ant
3 15 (7.77%) Eclipse
3 15 (7.77%) JIRA
4 13 (6.74%) Gradle
5 12 (6.22%) JUnit
5 12 (6.22%) Subversion
6 9 (4.66%) JProfiler
6 9 (4.66%) SonarQube
7 8 (4.15%) Apache Ivy
7 8 (4.15%) IntelliJ
8 7 (3.63%) Jenkins
9 6 (3.11%) Grunt
9 6 (3.11%) gulp
9 6 (3.11%) Jasmine
9 6 (3.11%) Karma Test Runner
9 6 (3.11%) Mocha
10 5 (2.59%) Bitbucket
10 5 (2.59%) Selenium
General
1 62 (32.12%) Finance
2 40 (20.73%) Banking
3 21 (10.88%) Front Office
4 14 (7.25%) Investment Banking
5 10 (5.18%) Marketing
6 5 (2.59%) Advertising
7 2 (1.04%) Automotive
7 2 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.04%) Retail
8 1 (0.52%) Back Office
8 1 (0.52%) French Language
8 1 (0.52%) Games
8 1 (0.52%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 91 (47.15%) Developer
2 43 (22.28%) Analyst
3 30 (15.54%) Designer
4 23 (11.92%) Business Analyst
5 19 (9.84%) Architect
6 18 (9.33%) Java Developer
7 17 (8.81%) RAD Developer
7 17 (8.81%) Solutions Designer
7 17 (8.81%) VBA Developer
8 15 (7.77%) ETL Developer
8 15 (7.77%) Oracle Developer
9 14 (7.25%) Excel Developer
10 13 (6.74%) C# Developer
10 13 (6.74%) ETL Designer
10 13 (6.74%) Oracle ETL Developer
10 13 (6.74%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (6.74%) Systems Analyst
11 12 (6.22%) Excel VBA Developer
11 12 (6.22%) Senior Developer
12 11 (5.70%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (16.58%) Web Services
2 28 (14.51%) HTML
3 25 (12.95%) XML
4 23 (11.92%) AngularJS
5 20 (10.36%) CSS
5 20 (10.36%) HTML5
6 18 (9.33%) .NET
6 18 (9.33%) Spring
7 17 (8.81%) J2EE
8 16 (8.29%) Ajax
9 15 (7.77%) JSON
10 13 (6.74%) ASP.NET
10 13 (6.74%) Backbone.js
10 13 (6.74%) JSP
10 13 (6.74%) RESTful
11 12 (6.22%) Hibernate
11 12 (6.22%) JPA
12 11 (5.70%) jQuery
12 11 (5.70%) React
13 10 (5.18%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.70%) User Experience
3 10 (5.18%) Derivative
4 9 (4.66%) Video on Demand
5 8 (4.15%) Mathematics
6 7 (3.63%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.63%) Fixed Income
7 6 (3.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (2.59%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.59%) Credit Risk
9 4 (2.07%) Data Integration
9 4 (2.07%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (2.07%) Mobile Payment
9 4 (2.07%) PKI
9 4 (2.07%) Web 2.0
10 3 (1.55%) e-Learning
10 3 (1.55%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.55%) Statistics
10 3 (1.55%) Virtual Team
11 2 (1.04%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.36%) Windows
2 17 (8.81%) Linux
3 12 (6.22%) Unix
4 6 (3.11%) Solaris
5 3 (1.55%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (1.04%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (69.95%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (27.46%) Data Modelling
3 36 (18.65%) OO
4 31 (16.06%) ETL
5 29 (15.03%) Waterfall
6 28 (14.51%) UML
7 27 (13.99%) SDLC
7 27 (13.99%) TDD
8 26 (13.47%) Scrum
9 25 (12.95%) RUP
9 25 (12.95%) Software Engineering
10 23 (11.92%) PRINCE2
11 22 (11.40%) Dimensional Modelling
12 21 (10.88%) MVC
12 21 (10.88%) Translating Business Requirements
13 19 (9.84%) SOA
14 17 (8.81%) Unit Testing
15 14 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (7.25%) Programme Management
15 14 (7.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (34.72%) SQL
2 66 (34.20%) Java
3 41 (21.24%) JavaScript
4 34 (17.62%) VBA
5 33 (17.10%) C#
6 24 (12.44%) C
7 21 (10.88%) C++
8 20 (10.36%) VB
9 10 (5.18%) Python
9 10 (5.18%) T-SQL
10 6 (3.11%) ES6
10 6 (3.11%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.59%) PHP
12 2 (1.04%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.52%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.52%) Perl
13 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (12.95%) Degree
2 12 (6.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (3.63%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.11%) ISEB
5 5 (2.59%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.55%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.55%) PhD
7 2 (1.04%) PMP
7 2 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.22%) QA
2 5 (2.59%) SLA
3 2 (1.04%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.04%) EMIR
3 2 (1.04%) MiFID
3 2 (1.04%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.07%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.07%) Docker
2 4 (2.07%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.52%) HDFS
3 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.52%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (2.07%) Kubernetes
1 4 (2.07%) OpenView
1 4 (2.07%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.04%) MOM
3 2 (1.04%) SCCM
4 1 (0.52%) Control-M
4 1 (0.52%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.52%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 56 (29.02%) Oracle
2 33 (17.10%) Microsoft
3 22 (11.40%) Netezza
4 15 (7.77%) IBM
5 11 (5.70%) Sybase
6 6 (3.11%) VMware
7 5 (2.59%) Tableau
8 4 (2.07%) BMC
8 4 (2.07%) Capita
8 4 (2.07%) HP
8 4 (2.07%) Perforce
8 4 (2.07%) SAP
8 4 (2.07%) Sun
9 3 (1.55%) DevExpress
9 3 (1.55%) Google
9 3 (1.55%) hybris
9 3 (1.55%) MuleSoft
9 3 (1.55%) Twitter
10 2 (1.04%) Palantir
10 2 (1.04%) Rally
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