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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 476 395 392
Rank change year-on-year
-81 -3
Contract jobs citing RAD 96 159 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.33% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.44% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 109 108
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£488 £512 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.69% +13.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £333 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 14
Average hourly rate - - £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.25
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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
38289 35908 38956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.49% 74.49% 72.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24309 22565 22981
Average daily rate £413 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1079 1022 1423
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014. 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 -22 72 £500 -9.09% 11
South East -11 6 £375 -6.25% 6
East of England -20 5 £325 -18.75% 2
North West -7 4 £525 +85.05% 3
South West -21 4 £425 +18.05% 1
West Midlands -24 3 £475 +18.75% 3
East Midlands +1 1 - -
North East - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
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RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 87 (45.79%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (35.79%) Java
3 62 (32.63%) SQL
4 61 (32.11%) Finance
5 48 (25.26%) Banking
6 47 (24.74%) UML
7 40 (21.05%) C#
8 39 (20.53%) J2EE
9 37 (19.47%) SQL Server
9 37 (19.47%) UNIX
9 37 (19.47%) OO
10 36 (18.95%) JavaScript
11 33 (17.37%) VBA
11 33 (17.37%) WebSphere
12 32 (16.84%) Business Analysis
13 31 (16.32%) IBM
14 30 (15.79%) JSP
14 30 (15.79%) Scrum
15 28 (14.74%) Oracle
15 28 (14.74%) Waterfall
16 27 (14.21%) Relational Database
17 26 (13.68%) XML
18 25 (13.16%) HTML
19 24 (12.63%) Web Services
19 24 (12.63%) RUP
19 24 (12.63%) Project Management
19 24 (12.63%) Degree
20 23 (12.11%) Struts
20 23 (12.11%) CSS
20 23 (12.11%) Ajax

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 33 (17.37%) WebSphere
2 13 (6.84%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (3.16%) MQSeries
4 4 (2.11%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.11%) Apache
4 4 (2.11%) CMS
4 4 (2.11%) Apache Pig
5 3 (1.58%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (1.58%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.05%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.53%) Node.js
7 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.53%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.53%) IIS
7 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.53%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 16 (8.42%) MS Visio
2 12 (6.32%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.68%) MS Office
4 4 (2.11%) MS Project
4 4 (2.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.16%) Tridion
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.26%) Internet
2 4 (2.11%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.11%) VoIP
3 2 (1.05%) HTTP
4 1 (0.53%) SSH
4 1 (0.53%) Firewall
4 1 (0.53%) SNMP
4 1 (0.53%) FTP
4 1 (0.53%) Telnet
4 1 (0.53%) Extranet
4 1 (0.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (19.47%) SQL Server
2 27 (14.21%) Relational Database
3 18 (9.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (9.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (6.32%) DB2
5 10 (5.26%) RDBMS
6 8 (4.21%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (4.21%) QlikView
7 7 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.63%) NoSQL
9 5 (2.63%) Star Schema
10 4 (2.11%) Mahout
10 4 (2.11%) Apache Hive
10 4 (2.11%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.58%) Big Data
11 3 (1.58%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.53%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 18 (9.47%) Eclipse
2 15 (7.89%) Ant
3 9 (4.74%) JUnit
4 7 (3.68%) JIRA
4 7 (3.68%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 6 (3.16%) Log4j
5 6 (3.16%) Subversion
6 5 (2.63%) MyEclipse
6 5 (2.63%) Maven
7 3 (1.58%) ClearCase
7 3 (1.58%) ClearQuest
8 2 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.53%) Jtest
9 1 (0.53%) Rational Application Developer
9 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.53%) Toad
General
1 61 (32.11%) Finance
2 48 (25.26%) Banking
3 17 (8.95%) Front Office
4 15 (7.89%) Investment Banking
5 13 (6.84%) Retail
6 8 (4.21%) Manufacturing
7 6 (3.16%) Legal
8 3 (1.58%) Marketing
8 3 (1.58%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.58%) Law
9 1 (0.53%) French Language
9 1 (0.53%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.53%) Advertising
9 1 (0.53%) Publishing
9 1 (0.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 103 (54.21%) Developer
2 48 (25.26%) Analyst
3 39 (20.53%) Business Analyst
4 25 (13.16%) Java Developer
5 21 (11.05%) RAD Developer
6 16 (8.42%) Agile Business Analyst
7 14 (7.37%) Project Manager
8 13 (6.84%) Excel Developer
9 12 (6.32%) Architect
10 11 (5.79%) VBA Developer
10 11 (5.79%) WebSphere Developer
11 9 (4.74%) SQL Developer
11 9 (4.74%) Systems Analyst
11 9 (4.74%) Excel VBA Developer
12 8 (4.21%) QlikView Developer
13 6 (3.16%) Product Owner
14 5 (2.63%) Digital Architect
14 5 (2.63%) J2EE Developer
14 5 (2.63%) Java Software Engineer
14 5 (2.63%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (20.53%) J2EE
2 30 (15.79%) JSP
3 26 (13.68%) XML
4 25 (13.16%) HTML
5 24 (12.63%) Web Services
6 23 (12.11%) Struts
6 23 (12.11%) CSS
6 23 (12.11%) Ajax
7 21 (11.05%) .NET
8 17 (8.95%) JDBC
9 16 (8.42%) Servlets
9 16 (8.42%) XHTML
9 16 (8.42%) EJB
10 12 (6.32%) REST
11 10 (5.26%) HTML5
12 9 (4.74%) Taglibs
12 9 (4.74%) DAO
13 8 (4.21%) XSLT
13 8 (4.21%) Spring
13 8 (4.21%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.37%) Derivative
3 12 (6.32%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.79%) Web 2.0
5 10 (5.26%) Equities
6 7 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (3.16%) Fixed Income
7 6 (3.16%) Open Source
8 4 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (2.11%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.58%) Market Risk
9 3 (1.58%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.58%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (1.05%) DataPower
10 2 (1.05%) Video on Demand
10 2 (1.05%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.05%) User Experience
11 1 (0.53%) Over-the-Top Content
11 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 37 (19.47%) UNIX
2 19 (10.00%) Windows
2 19 (10.00%) Linux
3 11 (5.79%) Solaris
4 6 (3.16%) MVS
4 6 (3.16%) HPUX
4 6 (3.16%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (45.79%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (24.74%) UML
3 37 (19.47%) OO
4 32 (16.84%) Business Analysis
5 30 (15.79%) Scrum
6 28 (14.74%) Waterfall
7 24 (12.63%) RUP
7 24 (12.63%) Project Management
8 23 (12.11%) TDD
9 20 (10.53%) E-Commerce
9 20 (10.53%) Validation
10 17 (8.95%) MVC
10 17 (8.95%) ETL
11 16 (8.42%) GAP Analysis
11 16 (8.42%) Content Management
12 15 (7.89%) Use Case
13 14 (7.37%) BDD
14 13 (6.84%) Unit Testing
14 13 (6.84%) Mentoring
14 13 (6.84%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 68 (35.79%) Java
2 62 (32.63%) SQL
3 40 (21.05%) C#
4 36 (18.95%) JavaScript
5 33 (17.37%) VBA
6 19 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 16 (8.42%) Perl
8 14 (7.37%) Python
9 12 (6.32%) C++
10 11 (5.79%) Scala
11 9 (4.74%) PL/SQL
12 8 (4.21%) Ruby
13 6 (3.16%) XPath
13 6 (3.16%) Bash Shell
14 5 (2.63%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.58%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.53%) R
16 1 (0.53%) F#
16 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.53%) XAML
Qualifications
1 24 (12.63%) Degree
2 12 (6.32%) ISEB
3 5 (2.63%) MBA
4 4 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.11%) MCT
4 4 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.58%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.05%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.05%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.53%) PhD
7 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (1.05%) Basel III
2 1 (0.53%) EMIR
2 1 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.53%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.11%) HDFS
2 1 (0.53%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (2.11%) Oozie
2 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.53%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 31 (16.32%) IBM
2 28 (14.74%) Oracle
3 19 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.21%) FatWire
5 7 (3.68%) ATG
5 7 (3.68%) JBoss
5 7 (3.68%) Sybase
6 6 (3.16%) Interwoven
6 6 (3.16%) Blue Martini
6 6 (3.16%) Elastic Path
7 5 (2.63%) SAP
8 4 (2.11%) Cloudera
9 3 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.05%) Adobe
10 2 (1.05%) Business Objects
10 2 (1.05%) Avaloq
10 2 (1.05%) Tableau
11 1 (0.53%) hybris
11 1 (0.53%) FactSet
11 1 (0.53%) thinkFolio
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