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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 435 431 349
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -82
Contract jobs citing RAD 144 121 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.26% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.35% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 79 129
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£500 £538 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -27.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £24.75 - £34.22
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 - £32.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.55 - £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - £34.22
RAD
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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
37095 34787 31991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.83% 74.29% 72.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24706 21803 19148
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 1077 1341
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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 +24 104 £525 -4.54% 14
East of England -10 9 £288 -45.23% 2
Yorkshire -7 7 £285 -8.06% 3
North West -5 6 £288 -23.33%
South East -31 6 £380 -10.58% 1
South West - 1 £350 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £425 -
East Midlands - - - -
RAD
UK

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 99 (39.44%) Java
2 98 (39.04%) SQL
3 83 (33.07%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (31.47%) Finance
5 78 (31.08%) VBA
6 63 (25.10%) C#
7 61 (24.30%) Banking
8 48 (19.12%) SQL Server
9 47 (18.73%) Front Office
10 39 (15.54%) J2EE
10 39 (15.54%) Oracle
11 38 (15.14%) JavaScript
12 35 (13.94%) Web Services
12 35 (13.94%) WebSphere
13 33 (13.15%) MVC
14 32 (12.75%) XML
14 32 (12.75%) IBM
15 31 (12.35%) .NET
16 30 (11.95%) Relational Database
17 29 (11.55%) HTML
18 28 (11.16%) Windows
19 27 (10.76%) Python
19 27 (10.76%) Derivative
19 27 (10.76%) Waterfall
20 26 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
20 26 (10.36%) CSS
20 26 (10.36%) T-SQL
21 25 (9.96%) OO
21 25 (9.96%) RUP
22 24 (9.56%) ETL

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 35 (13.94%) WebSphere
2 11 (4.38%) Oracle Application Server
2 11 (4.38%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (3.19%) WebLogic
4 6 (2.39%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.59%) JBoss
6 3 (1.20%) CMS
6 3 (1.20%) Oracle 10gAS
6 3 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.80%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.80%) Apache
7 2 (0.80%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.40%) Content Management Server
8 1 (0.40%) FileNet
8 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.40%) Node.js
8 1 (0.40%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 15 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.58%) MS Office
3 11 (4.38%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.59%) MS Project
5 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.40%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.40%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.80%) Internet
2 1 (0.40%) Extranet
2 1 (0.40%) ATM
2 1 (0.40%) FTP
2 1 (0.40%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (19.12%) SQL Server
2 30 (11.95%) Relational Database
3 21 (8.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (7.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (5.58%) RDBMS
6 12 (4.78%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (3.98%) Oracle Database
8 9 (3.59%) QlikView
9 8 (3.19%) DB2
10 7 (2.79%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (2.79%) Star Schema
10 7 (2.79%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (2.79%) IBM InfoSphere
11 6 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (2.39%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (2.39%) Oracle Discoverer
12 5 (1.99%) MS Access
13 4 (1.59%) SQLPlus
13 4 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (5.98%) Eclipse
2 9 (3.59%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (3.59%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 6 (2.39%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (1.99%) Ant
4 5 (1.99%) Maven
5 4 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.59%) Toad
6 3 (1.20%) JDeveloper
6 3 (1.20%) TestDirector
6 3 (1.20%) JUnit
6 3 (1.20%) PVCS
6 3 (1.20%) Subversion
6 3 (1.20%) JIRA
7 2 (0.80%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 2 (0.80%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.80%) Rational Application Developer
7 2 (0.80%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.80%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.80%) ClearQuest
General
1 79 (31.47%) Finance
2 61 (24.30%) Banking
3 47 (18.73%) Front Office
4 21 (8.37%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.59%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.79%) Retail
7 5 (1.99%) Marketing
7 5 (1.99%) Legal
8 4 (1.59%) Back Office
9 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.80%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.40%) French Language
10 1 (0.40%) Automotive
10 1 (0.40%) Law
10 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 174 (69.32%) Developer
2 44 (17.53%) RAD Developer
3 33 (13.15%) Analyst
4 32 (12.75%) Excel Developer
5 22 (8.76%) VBA Developer
5 22 (8.76%) Java Developer
6 21 (8.37%) Business Analyst
7 17 (6.77%) C# Developer
8 12 (4.78%) WebSphere Developer
8 12 (4.78%) SQL Developer
9 10 (3.98%) Front Office Developer
9 10 (3.98%) Project Manager
10 9 (3.59%) Architect
10 9 (3.59%) J2EE Developer
10 9 (3.59%) QlikView Developer
10 9 (3.59%) Excel VBA Developer
11 8 (3.19%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 8 (3.19%) Designer
11 8 (3.19%) Quantitative Developer
11 8 (3.19%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (15.54%) J2EE
2 35 (13.94%) Web Services
3 32 (12.75%) XML
4 31 (12.35%) .NET
5 29 (11.55%) HTML
6 26 (10.36%) CSS
7 21 (8.37%) JDBC
7 21 (8.37%) JSP
8 19 (7.57%) ASP.NET
9 17 (6.77%) Ajax
10 16 (6.37%) Struts
10 16 (6.37%) Spring
11 13 (5.18%) Hibernate
11 13 (5.18%) REST
12 12 (4.78%) EJB
12 12 (4.78%) Servlets
13 11 (4.38%) jQuery
14 10 (3.98%) XHTML
15 9 (3.59%) DAO
15 9 (3.59%) Taglibs
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.76%) Derivative
2 26 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.98%) Equities
4 11 (4.38%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.98%) Equity Derivative
6 8 (3.19%) Market Risk
7 7 (2.79%) Hedge funds
8 6 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.39%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.59%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.59%) Web 2.0
10 3 (1.20%) User Experience
10 3 (1.20%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.80%) Credit Derivative
11 2 (0.80%) iSeries
12 1 (0.40%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.40%) Open Source
12 1 (0.40%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.16%) Windows
2 20 (7.97%) UNIX
3 15 (5.98%) Linux
4 4 (1.59%) VMS
4 4 (1.59%) Solaris
4 4 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.20%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.80%) HPUX
6 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.40%) VME
7 1 (0.40%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (33.07%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (13.15%) MVC
3 27 (10.76%) Waterfall
4 25 (9.96%) OO
4 25 (9.96%) RUP
5 24 (9.56%) ETL
6 23 (9.16%) UML
7 22 (8.76%) E-Commerce
7 22 (8.76%) Business Analysis
8 19 (7.57%) Scrum
9 18 (7.17%) Validation
10 16 (6.37%) Project Management
10 16 (6.37%) Unit Testing
11 14 (5.58%) SOA
12 13 (5.18%) PRINCE2
13 12 (4.78%) GAP Analysis
13 12 (4.78%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (4.78%) TDD
13 12 (4.78%) Use Case
14 11 (4.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 99 (39.44%) Java
2 98 (39.04%) SQL
3 78 (31.08%) VBA
4 63 (25.10%) C#
5 38 (15.14%) JavaScript
6 27 (10.76%) Python
7 26 (10.36%) T-SQL
8 20 (7.97%) PL/SQL
9 12 (4.78%) C++
10 10 (3.98%) Perl
11 5 (1.99%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.99%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.80%) COBOL
12 2 (0.80%) C
12 2 (0.80%) Ruby
13 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.40%) F#
13 1 (0.40%) Scala
13 1 (0.40%) R
13 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (8.37%) Degree
2 16 (6.37%) ISEB
3 12 (4.78%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (2.79%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.79%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.99%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.59%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.20%) PMP
8 2 (0.80%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.80%) MCT
9 1 (0.40%) PhD
9 1 (0.40%) MBA
9 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.79%) QA
2 3 (1.20%) SLA
3 2 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.80%) Basel III
3 2 (0.80%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.40%) EMIR
4 1 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.80%) Shibboleth
1 2 (0.80%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.80%) Oozie
2 1 (0.40%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 39 (15.54%) Oracle
2 32 (12.75%) IBM
3 12 (4.78%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.19%) SAP
5 6 (2.39%) Sybase
5 6 (2.39%) Telerik
6 5 (1.99%) FatWire
7 4 (1.59%) Business Objects
7 4 (1.59%) HP
7 4 (1.59%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.20%) Bloomberg
8 3 (1.20%) Serena
8 3 (1.20%) Tableau
9 2 (0.80%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.80%) TOWER Software
9 2 (0.80%) Perforce
9 2 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.40%) StatPro
10 1 (0.40%) Niku
10 1 (0.40%) Adobe
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