The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 526 482 508
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +26
Contract jobs citing RAD 103 133 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.32% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 100 59
Median daily rate £462 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £319 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £621 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £32.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- -20.98%
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
41433 41340 38406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.05% 79.98% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27617 27390 24287
Median daily rate £448 £420 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.54% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 956 1081 1104
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing RAD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -13 54 £478 -2.05% 6
South East -4 17 £452 +7.24% 1
Yorkshire +3 13 £420 +40.00% 1
East of England +7 8 £470 +10.58% 1
West Midlands -38 6 £385 -21.02%
East Midlands - 4 £388 -
RAD
UK

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RAD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for RAD.

1 133 (68.91%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (38.86%) SQL
3 63 (32.64%) Java
4 57 (29.53%) Finance
5 51 (26.42%) JavaScript
6 47 (24.35%) Oracle
7 43 (22.28%) HTML
8 39 (20.21%) SQL Server
9 38 (19.69%) Data Modelling
9 38 (19.69%) Banking
10 37 (19.17%) Web Services
10 37 (19.17%) C#
11 36 (18.65%) OO
11 36 (18.65%) Microsoft
12 34 (17.62%) VBA
13 33 (17.10%) Waterfall
13 33 (17.10%) Relational Database
14 32 (16.58%) CSS
15 30 (15.54%) SDLC
16 29 (15.03%) UML
16 29 (15.03%) MVC
17 28 (14.51%) RUP
18 25 (12.95%) .NET
18 25 (12.95%) Front Office
18 25 (12.95%) Scrum
19 24 (12.44%) J2EE
19 24 (12.44%) AngularJS
20 23 (11.92%) HTML5
20 23 (11.92%) Data Warehouse
20 23 (11.92%) TDD

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (7.77%) WebSphere
2 8 (4.15%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (3.11%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.59%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (2.07%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.55%) Apache
6 3 (1.55%) IIS
7 2 (1.04%) CMS
8 1 (0.52%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 21 (10.88%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.74%) MS Office
2 13 (6.74%) MS Visio
3 7 (3.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.59%) MS Project
4 5 (2.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Global One
1 2 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.52%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.52%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.07%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.04%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.04%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.55%) Internet
2 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.52%) LAN
2 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (20.21%) SQL Server
2 33 (17.10%) Relational Database
3 23 (11.92%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (9.33%) RDBMS
5 11 (5.70%) Big Data
5 11 (5.70%) Oracle ODI
6 10 (5.18%) Oracle Database
7 8 (4.15%) DB2
7 8 (4.15%) MongoDB
8 6 (3.11%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (2.59%) Apache Hive
9 5 (2.59%) MS Access
9 5 (2.59%) RavenDB
9 5 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (2.07%) MySQL
11 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (1.04%) OLAP
12 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (7.77%) Maven
2 14 (7.25%) Ant
2 14 (7.25%) Git (software)
3 13 (6.74%) JIRA
4 12 (6.22%) Subversion
5 10 (5.18%) Eclipse
5 10 (5.18%) Gradle
5 10 (5.18%) Rational Application Developer
6 9 (4.66%) JUnit
7 8 (4.15%) Apache Ivy
7 8 (4.15%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 6 (3.11%) Grunt
8 6 (3.11%) gulp
8 6 (3.11%) Jasmine
8 6 (3.11%) JProfiler
8 6 (3.11%) Karma Test Runner
8 6 (3.11%) Mocha
8 6 (3.11%) SonarQube
9 5 (2.59%) IntelliJ
9 5 (2.59%) Jenkins
General
1 57 (29.53%) Finance
2 38 (19.69%) Banking
3 25 (12.95%) Front Office
4 13 (6.74%) Investment Banking
5 10 (5.18%) Marketing
6 5 (2.59%) Advertising
7 3 (1.55%) Retail
8 2 (1.04%) Automotive
8 2 (1.04%) Games
9 1 (0.52%) French Language
9 1 (0.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 90 (46.63%) Developer
2 42 (21.76%) Analyst
3 24 (12.44%) RAD Developer
4 23 (11.92%) Designer
5 22 (11.40%) Business Analyst
6 19 (9.84%) Solutions Designer
7 18 (9.33%) Architect
7 18 (9.33%) Java Developer
7 18 (9.33%) VBA Developer
8 17 (8.81%) C# Developer
9 15 (7.77%) Excel Developer
10 13 (6.74%) Excel VBA Developer
10 13 (6.74%) Systems Analyst
11 12 (6.22%) Senior Developer
12 11 (5.70%) Front Office Developer
12 11 (5.70%) JavaScript Developer
12 11 (5.70%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (5.70%) SQL Developer
13 7 (3.63%) ETL Tester
13 7 (3.63%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (22.28%) HTML
2 37 (19.17%) Web Services
3 32 (16.58%) CSS
4 25 (12.95%) .NET
5 24 (12.44%) AngularJS
5 24 (12.44%) J2EE
6 23 (11.92%) HTML5
7 22 (11.40%) Ajax
8 21 (10.88%) XML
9 19 (9.84%) ASP.NET
10 16 (8.29%) Spring
11 15 (7.77%) JSP
12 13 (6.74%) Hibernate
12 13 (6.74%) JSON
13 12 (6.22%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (6.22%) RESTful
14 11 (5.70%) JPA
14 11 (5.70%) jQuery
14 11 (5.70%) JSTL
15 10 (5.18%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.18%) Web 2.0
3 9 (4.66%) User Experience
3 9 (4.66%) Video on Demand
4 8 (4.15%) Derivative
5 6 (3.11%) Fixed Income
5 6 (3.11%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.59%) Credit Risk
6 5 (2.59%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.07%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.07%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.55%) e-Learning
8 3 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.55%) Statistics
9 2 (1.04%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.04%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.04%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.04%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.04%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.33%) Windows
2 11 (5.70%) Linux
3 10 (5.18%) Unix
4 2 (1.04%) Solaris
5 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (68.91%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (19.69%) Data Modelling
3 36 (18.65%) OO
4 33 (17.10%) Waterfall
5 30 (15.54%) SDLC
6 29 (15.03%) MVC
6 29 (15.03%) UML
7 28 (14.51%) RUP
8 25 (12.95%) Scrum
9 23 (11.92%) TDD
10 21 (10.88%) Software Engineering
11 20 (10.36%) Translating Business Requirements
12 19 (9.84%) PRINCE2
13 18 (9.33%) SOA
14 17 (8.81%) ETL
14 17 (8.81%) User Acceptance Testing
15 16 (8.29%) Technical Architecture
16 15 (7.77%) Unit Testing
17 14 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
17 14 (7.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 75 (38.86%) SQL
2 63 (32.64%) Java
3 51 (26.42%) JavaScript
4 37 (19.17%) C#
5 34 (17.62%) VBA
6 21 (10.88%) C++
7 19 (9.84%) C
8 18 (9.33%) VB
9 13 (6.74%) T-SQL
10 7 (3.63%) Python
11 6 (3.11%) ES6
12 5 (2.59%) PHP
12 5 (2.59%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.07%) MATLAB
13 4 (2.07%) PowerShell
13 4 (2.07%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.52%) Perl
14 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (11.40%) Degree
2 11 (5.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 9 (4.66%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.59%) ISEB
4 5 (2.59%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.55%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.55%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.04%) PhD
7 1 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.22%) QA
2 7 (3.63%) SLA
3 2 (1.04%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.52%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (1.04%) Docker
2 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.07%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.04%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.52%) Control-M
3 1 (0.52%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 47 (24.35%) Oracle
2 36 (18.65%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.70%) IBM
3 11 (5.70%) Netezza
4 10 (5.18%) Sybase
5 5 (2.59%) ATG
5 5 (2.59%) HP
5 5 (2.59%) hybris
6 4 (2.07%) Bloomberg
6 4 (2.07%) Capita
6 4 (2.07%) Perforce
6 4 (2.07%) Tableau
7 3 (1.55%) DevExpress
7 3 (1.55%) Sencha
7 3 (1.55%) Twitter
8 2 (1.04%) CA
8 2 (1.04%) Omniture
8 2 (1.04%) Rally
8 2 (1.04%) SAP
8 2 (1.04%) T-Plan
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £295 per day
Posted: 6 days ago