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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 490 391 396
Rank change year-on-year
-99 +5
Contract jobs citing RAD 93 170 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.35% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.47% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 118 117
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£500 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £692 £580 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-36.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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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
38005 35893 37964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.58% 73.75% 71.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 23987 22503 22456
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
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 1076 980 1367
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.84 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -34 69 £500 -9.09% 16
East of England -28 7 £325 -17.46% 4
South East -8 5 £363 -9.37% 4
South West -31 4 £425 +6.25% 1
North West -4 3 - - 3
West Midlands -23 3 £463 +15.62%
Yorkshire +2 1 £220 +25.71%
East Midlands -10 1 - - 1
North East - - - -
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RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 69 (36.51%) SQL
2 57 (30.16%) Java
2 57 (30.16%) Finance
3 49 (25.93%) UML
4 44 (23.28%) Banking
5 43 (22.75%) C#
6 41 (21.69%) UNIX
7 40 (21.16%) OO
8 36 (19.05%) VBA
9 35 (18.52%) SQL Server
10 34 (17.99%) Scrum
11 33 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (17.46%) JavaScript
12 32 (16.93%) J2EE
13 31 (16.40%) HTML
13 31 (16.40%) Business Analysis
14 29 (15.34%) .NET
14 29 (15.34%) Waterfall
14 29 (15.34%) Relational Database
15 28 (14.81%) Ajax
16 27 (14.29%) WebSphere
17 26 (13.76%) Oracle
18 25 (13.23%) RUP
18 25 (13.23%) JSP
18 25 (13.23%) XML
19 24 (12.70%) Project Management
19 24 (12.70%) IBM
20 23 (12.17%) Microsoft
21 21 (11.11%) Degree
21 21 (11.11%) Eclipse

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 27 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 16 (8.47%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (4.23%) MQSeries
4 5 (2.65%) CMS
5 4 (2.12%) Apache Pig
5 4 (2.12%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.12%) Apache
6 3 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.59%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.59%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (1.59%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.53%) Content Management Server
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.53%) IIS
8 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.53%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.53%) Node.js
8 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (8.47%) MS Visio
2 15 (7.94%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.70%) MS Office
4 5 (2.65%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (4.23%) Tridion
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.35%) Internet
2 4 (2.12%) VoIP
2 4 (2.12%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.59%) Firewall
4 2 (1.06%) HTTP
5 1 (0.53%) Intranet
5 1 (0.53%) Extranet
5 1 (0.53%) Telnet
5 1 (0.53%) SNMP
5 1 (0.53%) FTP
5 1 (0.53%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 29 (15.34%) Relational Database
3 19 (10.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (8.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (8.99%) DB2
5 13 (6.88%) RDBMS
6 8 (4.23%) QlikView
6 8 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (3.17%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (2.12%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.12%) Apache Hive
9 4 (2.12%) Mahout
10 3 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.59%) Big Data
11 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.53%) FileMaker
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle Discoverer
11 1 (0.53%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 21 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 17 (8.99%) Ant
3 11 (5.82%) Subversion
4 10 (5.29%) JUnit
4 10 (5.29%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 8 (4.23%) Log4j
6 7 (3.70%) JIRA
7 5 (2.65%) MyEclipse
8 4 (2.12%) ClearCase
9 3 (1.59%) ClearQuest
9 3 (1.59%) Maven
10 2 (1.06%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (1.06%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.06%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.53%) JDeveloper
11 1 (0.53%) Toad
11 1 (0.53%) NUnit
11 1 (0.53%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.53%) Rational Application Developer
11 1 (0.53%) Jtest
General
1 57 (30.16%) Finance
2 44 (23.28%) Banking
3 19 (10.05%) Front Office
4 15 (7.94%) Investment Banking
4 15 (7.94%) Retail
5 10 (5.29%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.17%) Legal
7 4 (2.12%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.59%) Law
8 3 (1.59%) Marketing
9 2 (1.06%) Advertising
10 1 (0.53%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.53%) Publishing
10 1 (0.53%) Automotive
10 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.53%) French Language
Job Titles
1 98 (51.85%) Developer
2 48 (25.40%) Analyst
3 39 (20.63%) Business Analyst
4 24 (12.70%) Java Developer
5 23 (12.17%) RAD Developer
6 16 (8.47%) Agile Business Analyst
7 14 (7.41%) Architect
8 13 (6.88%) Project Manager
9 12 (6.35%) Excel Developer
10 11 (5.82%) VBA Developer
11 9 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
12 8 (4.23%) QlikView Developer
12 8 (4.23%) Excel VBA Developer
12 8 (4.23%) .NET Developer
13 7 (3.70%) C# Developer
13 7 (3.70%) SQL Developer
14 6 (3.17%) Product Owner
15 5 (2.65%) Software Engineer
15 5 (2.65%) Java Software Engineer
15 5 (2.65%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (16.93%) J2EE
2 31 (16.40%) HTML
3 29 (15.34%) .NET
4 28 (14.81%) Ajax
5 25 (13.23%) JSP
5 25 (13.23%) XML
6 19 (10.05%) XHTML
6 19 (10.05%) CSS
7 16 (8.47%) Struts
7 16 (8.47%) Web Services
8 13 (6.88%) HTML5
9 11 (5.82%) JDBC
9 11 (5.82%) ASP.NET
9 11 (5.82%) EJB
10 10 (5.29%) jQuery
10 10 (5.29%) Servlets
11 9 (4.76%) JMS
11 9 (4.76%) XSLT
11 9 (4.76%) JSTL
12 8 (4.23%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.41%) Derivative
2 13 (6.88%) Web 2.0
2 13 (6.88%) Equities
3 11 (5.82%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.23%) Fixed Income
5 7 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.17%) Open Source
7 5 (2.65%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.65%) Video on Demand
7 5 (2.65%) Market Risk
8 4 (2.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.59%) PKI
9 3 (1.59%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (1.59%) Cryptography
9 3 (1.59%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.59%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.06%) DataPower
10 2 (1.06%) Credit Derivative
11 1 (0.53%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 41 (21.69%) UNIX
2 21 (11.11%) Windows
2 21 (11.11%) Linux
3 13 (6.88%) Solaris
4 8 (4.23%) HPUX
5 6 (3.17%) VME
5 6 (3.17%) MVS
6 3 (1.59%) Windows Phone 8
6 3 (1.59%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (25.93%) UML
2 40 (21.16%) OO
3 34 (17.99%) Scrum
4 33 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (16.40%) Business Analysis
6 29 (15.34%) Waterfall
7 25 (13.23%) RUP
8 24 (12.70%) Project Management
9 21 (11.11%) TDD
10 20 (10.58%) Validation
11 18 (9.52%) Content Management
12 17 (8.99%) GAP Analysis
13 15 (7.94%) Use Case
14 14 (7.41%) E-Commerce
14 14 (7.41%) SOA
14 14 (7.41%) ETL
14 14 (7.41%) BDD
15 13 (6.88%) PRINCE2
16 12 (6.35%) Enterprise Architecture
17 11 (5.82%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 69 (36.51%) SQL
2 57 (30.16%) Java
3 43 (22.75%) C#
4 36 (19.05%) VBA
5 33 (17.46%) JavaScript
6 17 (8.99%) Perl
7 14 (7.41%) T-SQL
8 13 (6.88%) Python
9 11 (5.82%) C++
9 11 (5.82%) Scala
10 8 (4.23%) XPath
10 8 (4.23%) Bash Shell
10 8 (4.23%) Ruby
10 8 (4.23%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.65%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.59%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.53%) C
13 1 (0.53%) PHP
13 1 (0.53%) XAML
Qualifications
1 21 (11.11%) Degree
2 11 (5.82%) ISEB
3 6 (3.17%) MBA
4 4 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (2.12%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.12%) MCT
4 4 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.59%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.06%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.53%) PMP
7 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.06%) Basel III
2 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.53%) SLA
2 1 (0.53%) EMIR
2 1 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.12%) HDFS
2 1 (0.53%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (2.12%) Oozie
Vendors
1 26 (13.76%) Oracle
2 24 (12.70%) IBM
3 23 (12.17%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.76%) ATG
5 8 (4.23%) Elastic Path
5 8 (4.23%) Blue Martini
5 8 (4.23%) FatWire
5 8 (4.23%) Interwoven
6 7 (3.70%) Sybase
7 6 (3.17%) JBoss
7 6 (3.17%) SAP
8 4 (2.12%) Cloudera
8 4 (2.12%) Telerik
9 3 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.59%) Adobe
10 2 (1.06%) Avaloq
10 2 (1.06%) Sencha
10 2 (1.06%) Perforce
11 1 (0.53%) Motorola
11 1 (0.53%) TIBCO
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