The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 484 371 404
Rank change year-on-year
-113 +33
Contract jobs citing RAD 86 181 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.39% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.53% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 118 99
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£450 £525 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Average hourly rate £40.50 £33.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -8.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £33.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -17.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36754 34094 37574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.45% 73.30% 71.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 23188 21156 22089
Average daily rate £407 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1082 994 1361
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
RAD
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -77 50 £500 -9.09% 16
East of England -15 14 £279 -29.07% 6
North West -4 6 £388 +19.23% 2
West Midlands -11 5 £463 +27.58%
South West -23 5 £425 - 2
South East -14 4 £363 -9.37% 5
Yorkshire +6 1 £220 +10.00%
East Midlands - - - -
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RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 73 (37.63%) SQL
2 62 (31.96%) Finance
3 52 (26.80%) C#
3 52 (26.80%) UML
4 51 (26.29%) Java
5 38 (19.59%) UNIX
5 38 (19.59%) OO
6 37 (19.07%) JavaScript
6 37 (19.07%) VBA
6 37 (19.07%) .NET
6 37 (19.07%) Banking
7 33 (17.01%) Business Analysis
7 33 (17.01%) Scrum
8 32 (16.49%) Ajax
8 32 (16.49%) J2EE
8 32 (16.49%) HTML
9 30 (15.46%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (15.46%) WebSphere
9 30 (15.46%) Waterfall
10 29 (14.95%) Relational Database
11 28 (14.43%) SQL Server
11 28 (14.43%) JSP
11 28 (14.43%) IBM
12 26 (13.40%) XML
12 26 (13.40%) RUP
13 25 (12.89%) Windows
14 24 (12.37%) Linux
14 24 (12.37%) Eclipse
14 24 (12.37%) Degree
15 23 (11.86%) Project Management

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 30 (15.46%) WebSphere
2 20 (10.31%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (6.19%) MQSeries
4 5 (2.58%) CMS
5 3 (1.55%) Adobe CQ
5 3 (1.55%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.03%) Apache
6 2 (1.03%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.52%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.52%) Node.js
7 1 (0.52%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.52%) IIS
7 1 (0.52%) Content Management Server
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 17 (8.76%) MS Visio
2 14 (7.22%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.09%) MS Office
4 5 (2.58%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (6.19%) Tridion
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.22%) Internet
2 4 (2.06%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.06%) VoIP
3 3 (1.55%) Firewall
4 2 (1.03%) HTTP
5 1 (0.52%) SNMP
5 1 (0.52%) SMTP
5 1 (0.52%) FTP
5 1 (0.52%) Intranet
5 1 (0.52%) Extranet
5 1 (0.52%) Telnet
5 1 (0.52%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.95%) Relational Database
2 28 (14.43%) SQL Server
3 21 (10.82%) DB2
4 17 (8.76%) RDBMS
5 16 (8.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (7.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (4.12%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (3.09%) QlikView
9 5 (2.58%) NoSQL
10 4 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.03%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.03%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.03%) Mahout
12 1 (0.52%) Big Data
12 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.52%) MS Access
12 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.52%) Oracle Discoverer
12 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 24 (12.37%) Eclipse
2 21 (10.82%) Ant
3 15 (7.73%) Subversion
4 14 (7.22%) JUnit
5 13 (6.70%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 12 (6.19%) Log4j
7 7 (3.61%) JIRA
8 5 (2.58%) MyEclipse
9 3 (1.55%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.55%) ClearCase
10 2 (1.03%) ClearQuest
10 2 (1.03%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.03%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.52%) TortoiseSVN
11 1 (0.52%) Jtest
11 1 (0.52%) Rational Application Developer
11 1 (0.52%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.52%) NUnit
11 1 (0.52%) Maven
General
1 62 (31.96%) Finance
2 37 (19.07%) Banking
3 20 (10.31%) Front Office
4 19 (9.79%) Retail
5 16 (8.25%) Manufacturing
6 12 (6.19%) Investment Banking
7 6 (3.09%) Legal
8 4 (2.06%) Advertising
9 3 (1.55%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.55%) Marketing
10 2 (1.03%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.03%) Automotive
10 2 (1.03%) Law
11 1 (0.52%) Publishing
11 1 (0.52%) Back Office
11 1 (0.52%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 101 (52.06%) Developer
2 52 (26.80%) Analyst
3 42 (21.65%) Business Analyst
4 25 (12.89%) Java Developer
5 24 (12.37%) RAD Developer
6 17 (8.76%) Agile Business Analyst
7 15 (7.73%) .NET Developer
7 15 (7.73%) VBA Developer
8 14 (7.22%) Excel Developer
8 14 (7.22%) Architect
9 11 (5.67%) C# Developer
9 11 (5.67%) Excel VBA Developer
10 10 (5.15%) Project Manager
10 10 (5.15%) Systems Analyst
11 6 (3.09%) Product Owner
12 5 (2.58%) Market Risk Developer
12 5 (2.58%) Software Engineer
12 5 (2.58%) Insurance Business Analyst
12 5 (2.58%) Java Software Engineer
12 5 (2.58%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (19.07%) .NET
2 32 (16.49%) J2EE
2 32 (16.49%) HTML
2 32 (16.49%) Ajax
3 28 (14.43%) JSP
4 26 (13.40%) XML
5 21 (10.82%) XHTML
6 18 (9.28%) Struts
6 18 (9.28%) CSS
7 17 (8.76%) ASP.NET
8 14 (7.22%) EJB
8 14 (7.22%) JDBC
8 14 (7.22%) REST
9 13 (6.70%) Web Services
9 13 (6.70%) Servlets
9 13 (6.70%) JMS
9 13 (6.70%) JSTL
9 13 (6.70%) .NET Framework
10 12 (6.19%) XSLT
10 12 (6.19%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.76%) Web 2.0
2 12 (6.19%) Derivative
2 12 (6.19%) Video on Demand
3 11 (5.67%) Equities
4 9 (4.64%) Fixed Income
5 8 (4.12%) Market Risk
6 6 (3.09%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.09%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (2.58%) Open Source
8 4 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.55%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.55%) PMI
9 3 (1.55%) Credit Derivative
9 3 (1.55%) Cryptography
9 3 (1.55%) PKI
9 3 (1.55%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (1.55%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.03%) DataPower
11 1 (0.52%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 38 (19.59%) UNIX
2 25 (12.89%) Windows
3 24 (12.37%) Linux
4 18 (9.28%) Solaris
5 12 (6.19%) HPUX
6 10 (5.15%) Windows Phone 8
6 10 (5.15%) Windows Phone
7 5 (2.58%) MVS
7 5 (2.58%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (26.80%) UML
2 38 (19.59%) OO
3 33 (17.01%) Scrum
3 33 (17.01%) Business Analysis
4 30 (15.46%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (15.46%) Waterfall
5 26 (13.40%) RUP
6 23 (11.86%) Project Management
7 22 (11.34%) Content Management
8 20 (10.31%) TDD
9 19 (9.79%) Validation
10 17 (8.76%) E-Commerce
11 15 (7.73%) GAP Analysis
11 15 (7.73%) Use Case
11 15 (7.73%) BDD
12 14 (7.22%) Migration
12 14 (7.22%) SOA
13 13 (6.70%) PRINCE2
14 12 (6.19%) Time Management
14 12 (6.19%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (37.63%) SQL
2 52 (26.80%) C#
3 51 (26.29%) Java
4 37 (19.07%) JavaScript
4 37 (19.07%) VBA
5 18 (9.28%) Perl
6 12 (6.19%) XPath
6 12 (6.19%) Bash Shell
7 11 (5.67%) T-SQL
8 10 (5.15%) Scala
8 10 (5.15%) Python
9 9 (4.64%) C++
10 6 (3.09%) Ruby
11 5 (2.58%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.58%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.03%) PHP
12 2 (1.03%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.52%) XAML
Qualifications
1 24 (12.37%) Degree
2 11 (5.67%) ISEB
3 5 (2.58%) MBA
4 4 (2.06%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.55%) PMP
6 2 (1.03%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.03%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.03%) MCT
6 2 (1.03%) PhD
7 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.55%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (1.03%) HDFS
2 1 (0.52%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (1.03%) Oozie
Vendors
1 28 (14.43%) IBM
2 20 (10.31%) Microsoft
3 18 (9.28%) Oracle
4 13 (6.70%) ATG
5 12 (6.19%) Elastic Path
5 12 (6.19%) Telerik
5 12 (6.19%) Blue Martini
5 12 (6.19%) Interwoven
6 8 (4.12%) FatWire
7 7 (3.61%) SAP
8 6 (3.09%) JBoss
9 4 (2.06%) Sybase
10 3 (1.55%) Adobe
10 3 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.03%) Reuters
11 2 (1.03%) Bloomberg
11 2 (1.03%) Sencha
11 2 (1.03%) Cloudera
11 2 (1.03%) Syncfusion
11 2 (1.03%) Avaloq
London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £435 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 26 days ago