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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 451 341 352
Rank change year-on-year
-110 +11
Contract jobs citing RAD 115 193 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.44% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.60% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 119 132
Average daily rate £450 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £46.00 £27.48 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.39% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £27.48 -
% change year-on-year
+67.39% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38680 32060 38909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.86% 73.00% 69.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 24376 19605 22634
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1128 1017 1335
Average hourly rate £27.50 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £13.55 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
RAD
UK

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -83 89 £500 -6.97% 23
East of England -30 11 £428 -5.00% 5
South East -23 5 £450 +5.88% 7
North West -25 5 £388 +29.16% 1
Yorkshire -19 3 £210 -38.23%
West Midlands -8 2 £363 -
South West -15 1 £363 - 1
East Midlands - - - - 2
RAD
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RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 107 (47.56%) SQL
2 81 (36.00%) C#
3 68 (30.22%) Finance
4 54 (24.00%) .NET
5 51 (22.67%) Java
6 50 (22.22%) VBA
7 49 (21.78%) Banking
8 44 (19.56%) Front Office
9 40 (17.78%) Waterfall
9 40 (17.78%) Oracle
10 39 (17.33%) SQL Server
10 39 (17.33%) UNIX
10 39 (17.33%) OO
11 38 (16.89%) HTML
12 36 (16.00%) JavaScript
13 34 (15.11%) Retail
13 34 (15.11%) Agile Software Development
14 32 (14.22%) J2EE
14 32 (14.22%) UML
14 32 (14.22%) XML
15 30 (13.33%) Linux
15 30 (13.33%) Perl
15 30 (13.33%) WebSphere
16 29 (12.89%) Eclipse
16 29 (12.89%) Subversion
16 29 (12.89%) Scrum
17 28 (12.44%) Ajax
17 28 (12.44%) Relational Database
18 27 (12.00%) IBM
18 27 (12.00%) DB2

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 22 (9.78%) WebSphere Application Server
3 18 (8.00%) MQSeries
4 6 (2.67%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.22%) Confluence
6 3 (1.33%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.89%) IIS
7 2 (0.89%) Apache
7 2 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.89%) CMS
7 2 (0.89%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.44%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.44%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.44%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (7.56%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 8 (3.56%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.33%) MS Project
4 3 (1.33%) MS Office
5 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.44%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.44%) Maya
Business Applications
1 18 (8.00%) Tridion
2 4 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.33%) Oracle CRM
3 3 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.44%) Internet
2 3 (1.33%) Unified Communications
2 3 (1.33%) Wireless
3 2 (0.89%) HTTP
3 2 (0.89%) Firewall
4 1 (0.44%) SSH
4 1 (0.44%) DNS
4 1 (0.44%) SMTP
4 1 (0.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (17.33%) SQL Server
2 28 (12.44%) Relational Database
3 27 (12.00%) DB2
4 20 (8.89%) RDBMS
5 19 (8.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (3.11%) QlikView
9 6 (2.67%) Oracle Database
10 5 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.33%) Siebel EIM
12 3 (1.33%) EDMS
12 3 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.89%) MySQL
13 2 (0.89%) MS Access
14 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
14 1 (0.44%) SQLite
14 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (12.89%) Eclipse
1 29 (12.89%) Subversion
2 22 (9.78%) Ant
3 21 (9.33%) JUnit
4 20 (8.89%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 18 (8.00%) Log4j
6 12 (5.33%) Visual Studio
7 9 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
8 8 (3.56%) JIRA
9 7 (3.11%) Git (software)
10 6 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (2.22%) FishEye
11 5 (2.22%) ClearCase
12 4 (1.78%) ClearQuest
13 2 (0.89%) Rational Application Developer
14 1 (0.44%) TortoiseSVN
14 1 (0.44%) FogBugz
14 1 (0.44%) Jasmine
14 1 (0.44%) Rational DOORS
General
1 68 (30.22%) Finance
2 49 (21.78%) Banking
3 44 (19.56%) Front Office
4 34 (15.11%) Retail
5 26 (11.56%) Investment Banking
6 22 (9.78%) Manufacturing
7 8 (3.56%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.78%) Advertising
9 3 (1.33%) Marketing
10 2 (0.89%) Legal
10 2 (0.89%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.44%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.44%) Back Office
11 1 (0.44%) Military
11 1 (0.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 138 (61.33%) Developer
2 43 (19.11%) RAD Developer
3 33 (14.67%) Analyst
4 25 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 22 (9.78%) Excel Developer
6 20 (8.89%) VBA Developer
6 20 (8.89%) C# Developer
7 19 (8.44%) Project Manager
8 18 (8.00%) Business Analyst
9 16 (7.11%) .NET Developer
10 12 (5.33%) Excel VBA Developer
10 12 (5.33%) Architect
10 12 (5.33%) SQL Developer
11 11 (4.89%) Front Office Developer
12 6 (2.67%) Test Analyst
12 6 (2.67%) PL/SQL Developer
12 6 (2.67%) Administrator
12 6 (2.67%) Systems Analyst
12 6 (2.67%) C# .NET Developer
13 5 (2.22%) Market Risk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (24.00%) .NET
2 38 (16.89%) HTML
3 32 (14.22%) J2EE
3 32 (14.22%) XML
4 28 (12.44%) Ajax
5 25 (11.11%) JSP
6 23 (10.22%) EJB
7 21 (9.33%) XHTML
7 21 (9.33%) Servlets
7 21 (9.33%) XSLT
8 20 (8.89%) JDBC
8 20 (8.89%) Struts
8 20 (8.89%) JMS
8 20 (8.89%) JSTL
9 19 (8.44%) .NET Framework
9 19 (8.44%) ASP.NET
10 18 (8.00%) XMLBeans
11 16 (7.11%) REST
12 12 (5.33%) CSS
13 11 (4.89%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.22%) Fixed Income
2 21 (9.33%) Derivative
3 19 (8.44%) Web 2.0
4 14 (6.22%) Equities
5 12 (5.33%) Market Risk
5 12 (5.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (4.44%) Video on Demand
7 9 (4.00%) Credit Risk
7 9 (4.00%) Credit Derivative
8 7 (3.11%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.67%) Computer Science
10 5 (2.22%) PMI
11 3 (1.33%) Equity Derivative
11 3 (1.33%) Smart Meter
12 2 (0.89%) Cryptography
12 2 (0.89%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.89%) PKI
13 1 (0.44%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 1 (0.44%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 39 (17.33%) UNIX
2 30 (13.33%) Linux
3 25 (11.11%) Windows
4 23 (10.22%) Solaris
5 18 (8.00%) HPUX
6 10 (4.44%) Windows Phone 8
6 10 (4.44%) Windows Phone
7 4 (1.78%) AIX
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (17.78%) Waterfall
2 39 (17.33%) OO
3 34 (15.11%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (14.22%) UML
5 29 (12.89%) Scrum
6 25 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 24 (10.67%) Project Management
8 21 (9.33%) PRINCE2
8 21 (9.33%) Content Management
9 18 (8.00%) Business Analysis
10 16 (7.11%) Analytics
11 15 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (6.67%) RUP
12 14 (6.22%) ITIL
13 13 (5.78%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (5.33%) MVVM
14 12 (5.33%) Migration
15 11 (4.89%) ETL
16 10 (4.44%) Enterprise Architecture
17 9 (4.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 107 (47.56%) SQL
2 81 (36.00%) C#
3 51 (22.67%) Java
4 50 (22.22%) VBA
5 36 (16.00%) JavaScript
6 30 (13.33%) Perl
7 22 (9.78%) Python
8 19 (8.44%) C++
9 18 (8.00%) XPath
9 18 (8.00%) Bash Shell
10 13 (5.78%) T-SQL
11 12 (5.33%) PL/SQL
12 8 (3.56%) VB.NET
13 5 (2.22%) VB
14 3 (1.33%) Ruby
14 3 (1.33%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.33%) ABAP
15 2 (0.89%) COBOL
15 2 (0.89%) PHP
15 2 (0.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (4.44%) Degree
1 10 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.67%) PMI Certification
2 6 (2.67%) ISEB
2 6 (2.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.22%) MBA
4 3 (1.33%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (1.33%) APMP
4 3 (1.33%) PMP
5 2 (0.89%) PhD
5 2 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.89%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.78%) Basel III
1 4 (1.78%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) CRD IV
2 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.44%) SCCM
3 1 (0.44%) SCOM
3 1 (0.44%) nmon
Vendors
1 40 (17.78%) Oracle
2 27 (12.00%) IBM
3 19 (8.44%) ATG
4 18 (8.00%) Interwoven
4 18 (8.00%) Blue Martini
4 18 (8.00%) Elastic Path
5 17 (7.56%) Microsoft
6 12 (5.33%) Telerik
7 7 (3.11%) SAP
8 6 (2.67%) HP
8 6 (2.67%) Atlassian
9 5 (2.22%) Sybase
10 3 (1.33%) Perforce
10 3 (1.33%) Siebel
10 3 (1.33%) JBoss
11 2 (0.89%) Adobe
11 2 (0.89%) Citrix
11 2 (0.89%) webMethods
11 2 (0.89%) Reuters
11 2 (0.89%) Bloomberg
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