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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 454 494 369
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -125
Contract jobs citing RAD 132 82 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.17% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.22% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 56 116
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£475 £488 £503
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £368 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £558 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £32.00 £40.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.98% +22.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £40.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-20.98% +22.72%
RAD
UK

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
40181 37789 35076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.87% 76.43% 75.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 26554 23781 21753
Average daily rate £425 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1086 1099 1020
Average hourly rate £29.00 £24.12 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.23% -25.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £47.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 3 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RAD across the England region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

RAD Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 August 2015. 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 +13 76 £488 -2.50% 15
South East -3 19 £475 +26.66% 1
East of England +11 18 £450 +33.33% 2
Yorkshire -12 9 £300 +36.36% 4
West Midlands +7 8 £488 +5.40% 2
South West -6 1 £275 -35.29% 4
North West -22 1 £700 +80.64% 4
RAD
UK

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

1 152 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (33.55%) Finance
3 101 (33.22%) SQL
4 85 (27.96%) VBA
5 78 (25.66%) Java
5 78 (25.66%) SQL Server
6 77 (25.33%) Waterfall
7 72 (23.68%) Front Office
8 68 (22.37%) C#
8 68 (22.37%) .NET
9 57 (18.75%) Microsoft
10 54 (17.76%) Python
11 51 (16.78%) MS Excel
12 50 (16.45%) Banking
13 47 (15.46%) Project Management
14 43 (14.14%) Oracle
15 40 (13.16%) JavaScript
16 38 (12.50%) Degree
17 37 (12.17%) Derivative
17 37 (12.17%) RUP
17 37 (12.17%) Scrum
18 36 (11.84%) UML
19 35 (11.51%) PRINCE2
19 35 (11.51%) Relational Database
20 34 (11.18%) SOA
21 33 (10.86%) HTML
21 33 (10.86%) Investment Banking
21 33 (10.86%) SDLC
22 31 (10.20%) Web Services
23 30 (9.87%) Stakeholder Management

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 21 (6.91%) WebSphere
2 16 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (3.29%) WebLogic
5 9 (2.96%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (2.96%) Node.js
6 7 (2.30%) MQSeries
7 6 (1.97%) JBoss
8 5 (1.64%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.64%) GlassFish
9 3 (0.99%) CMS
10 2 (0.66%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.66%) SAS
10 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.66%) IPython
11 1 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.33%) FileNet
Applications
1 51 (16.78%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.26%) MS Project
3 12 (3.95%) MS Office
4 11 (3.62%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (2.30%) Tridion
3 6 (1.97%) Primavera
4 5 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (1.32%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.30%) Google Analytics
2 6 (1.97%) SaaS
3 1 (0.33%) Office 365
3 1 (0.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.26%) Internet
2 3 (0.99%) FTP
3 1 (0.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.33%) LAN
3 1 (0.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (25.66%) SQL Server
2 35 (11.51%) Relational Database
3 23 (7.57%) MS Access
4 18 (5.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (4.28%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (2.96%) RDBMS
8 8 (2.63%) DB2
8 8 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.64%) QlikView
11 5 (1.64%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.32%) IBM InfoSphere
12 4 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.99%) DTS
13 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.66%) NoSQL
14 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 21 (6.91%) Ant
2 11 (3.62%) Jenkins
3 10 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (2.96%) Eclipse
5 8 (2.63%) Subversion
5 8 (2.63%) SoapUI
6 7 (2.30%) Log4j
6 7 (2.30%) JUnit
6 7 (2.30%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 6 (1.97%) Maven
8 5 (1.64%) JIRA
8 5 (1.64%) Axure RP
9 4 (1.32%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.66%) Hudson
10 2 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.66%) JDeveloper
11 1 (0.33%) LabVIEW
11 1 (0.33%) Toad
11 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 102 (33.55%) Finance
2 72 (23.68%) Front Office
3 50 (16.45%) Banking
4 33 (10.86%) Investment Banking
5 21 (6.91%) Retail
6 12 (3.95%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.96%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.97%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.97%) Back Office
8 6 (1.97%) French Language
9 5 (1.64%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.64%) Law
10 3 (0.99%) Legal
11 1 (0.33%) Advertising
11 1 (0.33%) Publishing
11 1 (0.33%) Electronics
11 1 (0.33%) Billing
11 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 150 (49.34%) Developer
2 57 (18.75%) RAD Developer
3 52 (17.11%) Analyst
4 36 (11.84%) Project Manager
5 31 (10.20%) Business Analyst
6 28 (9.21%) Java Developer
7 25 (8.22%) Excel Developer
8 21 (6.91%) Architect
9 19 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
10 17 (5.59%) C# Developer
11 16 (5.26%) VBA Developer
12 15 (4.93%) Senior Developer
13 14 (4.61%) Solutions Designer
13 14 (4.61%) Designer
14 13 (4.28%) Excel VBA Developer
15 11 (3.62%) Front Office Developer
15 11 (3.62%) Python Developer
15 11 (3.62%) Software Engineer
16 9 (2.96%) SQL Developer
17 8 (2.63%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (22.37%) .NET
2 33 (10.86%) HTML
3 31 (10.20%) Web Services
4 29 (9.54%) XML
5 24 (7.89%) J2EE
6 18 (5.92%) HTML5
7 17 (5.59%) ASP.NET
7 17 (5.59%) SOAP
8 16 (5.26%) JSP
8 16 (5.26%) XHTML
9 14 (4.61%) Ajax
10 13 (4.28%) CSS
11 12 (3.95%) Struts
11 12 (3.95%) JSTL
11 12 (3.95%) WPF
11 12 (3.95%) REST
12 10 (3.29%) WCF
13 9 (2.96%) XSLT
13 9 (2.96%) Spring
14 8 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.17%) Derivative
2 28 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (7.89%) Fixed Income
4 17 (5.59%) Mathematics
5 14 (4.61%) Web 2.0
6 13 (4.28%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 12 (3.95%) Market Risk
8 11 (3.62%) Computer Science
8 11 (3.62%) Equities
9 9 (2.96%) Equity Derivative
9 9 (2.96%) Hedge funds
10 8 (2.63%) Mobile Computing
10 8 (2.63%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.97%) Economics
12 5 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (1.64%) Credit Risk
13 4 (1.32%) Management Information System
14 3 (0.99%) Physics
14 3 (0.99%) PMI
14 3 (0.99%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (7.57%) UNIX
2 18 (5.92%) Windows
2 18 (5.92%) Linux
3 14 (4.61%) Solaris
4 7 (2.30%) HPUX
5 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.99%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (25.33%) Waterfall
3 47 (15.46%) Project Management
4 37 (12.17%) RUP
4 37 (12.17%) Scrum
5 36 (11.84%) UML
6 35 (11.51%) PRINCE2
7 34 (11.18%) SOA
8 33 (10.86%) SDLC
9 30 (9.87%) Stakeholder Management
10 29 (9.54%) Business Analysis
11 27 (8.88%) OO
12 23 (7.57%) TDD
13 22 (7.24%) Software Engineering
13 22 (7.24%) System Integration Testing
14 21 (6.91%) E-Commerce
15 20 (6.58%) Risk Management
16 19 (6.25%) DSDM
16 19 (6.25%) Software Testing
16 19 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 101 (33.22%) SQL
2 85 (27.96%) VBA
3 78 (25.66%) Java
4 68 (22.37%) C#
5 54 (17.76%) Python
6 40 (13.16%) JavaScript
7 16 (5.26%) T-SQL
7 16 (5.26%) Go
8 14 (4.61%) C++
9 11 (3.62%) R
10 10 (3.29%) Ruby
10 10 (3.29%) VB.NET
11 8 (2.63%) Perl
11 8 (2.63%) MATLAB
12 7 (2.30%) XPath
12 7 (2.30%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.64%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 4 (1.32%) VB
14 4 (1.32%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.99%) Cython
Qualifications
1 38 (12.50%) Degree
2 18 (5.92%) ISTQB
2 18 (5.92%) ISEB
3 14 (4.61%) Security Cleared
4 13 (4.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (3.29%) DV Cleared
6 9 (2.96%) PMI Certification
7 8 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (2.30%) SC Cleared
9 6 (1.97%) PMP
10 4 (1.32%) APMP
11 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.93%) QA
2 13 (4.28%) SLA
3 3 (0.99%) P3O
4 2 (0.66%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.33%) COREP
5 1 (0.33%) COBIT
5 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 57 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 43 (14.14%) Oracle
3 20 (6.58%) IBM
4 9 (2.96%) Telerik
5 7 (2.30%) Blue Martini
5 7 (2.30%) Omniture
5 7 (2.30%) Google
5 7 (2.30%) Elastic Path
5 7 (2.30%) FatWire
5 7 (2.30%) Interwoven
5 7 (2.30%) ATG
6 5 (1.64%) SAP
6 5 (1.64%) Cognos
6 5 (1.64%) hybris
7 4 (1.32%) Netezza
8 3 (0.99%) Progress
9 2 (0.66%) Sybase
9 2 (0.66%) Perforce
9 2 (0.66%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.66%) MicroStrategy
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