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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 408 442 339
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -103
Contract jobs citing RAD 160 105 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.23% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.30% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 54 109
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.00 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 - £39.00
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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
36276 34482 29909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.17% 75.38% 73.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23210 21106 18166
Average daily rate £425 £408 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 964 1079 1107
Average hourly rate £28.19 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.33 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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
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 27 February 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 +16 111 £500 -4.76% 14
South East -24 11 £450 +5.88% 3
East of England +7 10 £475 -9.52% 4
Yorkshire -9 8 £325 +54.76% 1
West Midlands -4 5 £425 -5.55% 1
North West -9 5 £306 -
Midlands - 4 - -
South West - 3 £400 - 2
East Midlands - - - -
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RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 116 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (37.33%) Java
3 108 (36.99%) VBA
4 103 (35.27%) SQL
5 90 (30.82%) Finance
6 72 (24.66%) Front Office
7 59 (20.21%) Banking
8 57 (19.52%) C#
9 55 (18.84%) SQL Server
10 48 (16.44%) Oracle
11 42 (14.38%) Derivative
11 42 (14.38%) Waterfall
12 40 (13.70%) JavaScript
12 40 (13.70%) Python
13 38 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
14 36 (12.33%) J2EE
15 35 (11.99%) .NET
15 35 (11.99%) Web Services
16 33 (11.30%) WebSphere
17 31 (10.62%) MVC
18 29 (9.93%) IBM
18 29 (9.93%) Degree
18 29 (9.93%) Relational Database
19 28 (9.59%) SOA
20 27 (9.25%) XML
21 26 (8.90%) MS Excel
22 25 (8.56%) CSS
22 25 (8.56%) HTML
23 24 (8.22%) Windows
23 24 (8.22%) Microsoft

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 33 (11.30%) WebSphere
2 13 (4.45%) WebLogic
2 13 (4.45%) Oracle Application Server
3 11 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (2.40%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.37%) JBoss
6 3 (1.03%) Oracle 10gAS
6 3 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.68%) CMS
8 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.34%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.34%) Node.js
8 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.34%) FileNet
Applications
1 26 (8.90%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.14%) MS Office
3 11 (3.77%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (3.08%) MS Project
5 2 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.34%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.34%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 8 (2.74%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.68%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.34%) Bond Adapt
3 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.34%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.34%) ATM
1 1 (0.34%) LAN
1 1 (0.34%) WAN
1 1 (0.34%) FTP
1 1 (0.34%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (18.84%) SQL Server
2 29 (9.93%) Relational Database
3 16 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (5.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (4.45%) Oracle Database
6 12 (4.11%) RDBMS
7 11 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (3.08%) DB2
9 8 (2.74%) MS Access
9 8 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (2.40%) IBM InfoSphere
10 7 (2.40%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (2.05%) QlikView
12 5 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (1.71%) Oracle Discoverer
13 4 (1.37%) Star Schema
13 4 (1.37%) SQLPlus
13 4 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (3.77%) Eclipse
2 9 (3.08%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (2.74%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 7 (2.40%) Ant
5 5 (1.71%) Maven
5 5 (1.71%) SoapUI
6 4 (1.37%) Subversion
6 4 (1.37%) JIRA
6 4 (1.37%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (1.37%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.37%) JUnit
7 3 (1.03%) PVCS
7 3 (1.03%) Toad
7 3 (1.03%) JDeveloper
7 3 (1.03%) TestDirector
7 3 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 2 (0.68%) Rational Application Developer
9 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.34%) Mercurial
General
1 90 (30.82%) Finance
2 72 (24.66%) Front Office
3 59 (20.21%) Banking
4 24 (8.22%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.08%) Retail
6 7 (2.40%) Marketing
6 7 (2.40%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.71%) Back Office
7 5 (1.71%) French Language
8 4 (1.37%) Legal
9 3 (1.03%) Law
10 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 187 (64.04%) Developer
2 64 (21.92%) RAD Developer
3 45 (15.41%) Excel Developer
4 33 (11.30%) Analyst
5 28 (9.59%) VBA Developer
6 23 (7.88%) Java Developer
7 18 (6.16%) C# Developer
8 17 (5.82%) Project Manager
9 16 (5.48%) Architect
10 15 (5.14%) Business Analyst
10 15 (5.14%) Front Office Developer
11 14 (4.79%) Solutions Designer
11 14 (4.79%) Designer
12 12 (4.11%) Senior Developer
12 12 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (3.77%) Test Analyst
13 11 (3.77%) WebSphere Developer
13 11 (3.77%) Excel VBA Developer
14 10 (3.42%) Senior Analyst
14 10 (3.42%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (12.33%) J2EE
2 35 (11.99%) .NET
2 35 (11.99%) Web Services
3 27 (9.25%) XML
4 25 (8.56%) HTML
4 25 (8.56%) CSS
5 19 (6.51%) JDBC
6 17 (5.82%) JSP
6 17 (5.82%) ASP.NET
7 15 (5.14%) Spring
8 13 (4.45%) Ajax
8 13 (4.45%) Hibernate
8 13 (4.45%) Struts
9 11 (3.77%) EJB
9 11 (3.77%) Servlets
9 11 (3.77%) jQuery
9 11 (3.77%) REST
10 10 (3.42%) JPA
11 9 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (3.08%) Taglibs
Miscellaneous
1 42 (14.38%) Derivative
2 38 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (6.51%) Equity Derivative
3 19 (6.51%) Equities
4 10 (3.42%) Fixed Income
5 7 (2.40%) Market Risk
6 6 (2.05%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.05%) Hedge funds
6 6 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.37%) Economics
7 4 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.03%) Web 2.0
8 3 (1.03%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.03%) Physics
9 2 (0.68%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.68%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (0.68%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.68%) User Experience
10 1 (0.34%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.34%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.22%) Windows
2 12 (4.11%) Linux
3 11 (3.77%) UNIX
4 5 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.37%) VMS
5 4 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.03%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.03%) Solaris
7 2 (0.68%) HPUX
7 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (14.38%) Waterfall
3 31 (10.62%) MVC
4 28 (9.59%) SOA
5 22 (7.53%) OO
5 22 (7.53%) RUP
6 21 (7.19%) E-Commerce
6 21 (7.19%) PRINCE2
7 19 (6.51%) ETL
7 19 (6.51%) Scrum
8 17 (5.82%) Project Management
8 17 (5.82%) Business Analysis
9 16 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (5.48%) Quantitative Analysis
9 16 (5.48%) Unit Testing
10 15 (5.14%) UML
11 14 (4.79%) Technical Architecture
12 13 (4.45%) Migration
12 13 (4.45%) ITIL
13 12 (4.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 109 (37.33%) Java
2 108 (36.99%) VBA
3 103 (35.27%) SQL
4 57 (19.52%) C#
5 40 (13.70%) JavaScript
5 40 (13.70%) Python
6 21 (7.19%) T-SQL
7 14 (4.79%) PL/SQL
8 11 (3.77%) C++
9 5 (1.71%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.37%) Perl
10 4 (1.37%) VB
11 3 (1.03%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.03%) C
11 3 (1.03%) Cython
12 2 (0.68%) IPython
12 2 (0.68%) COBOL
13 1 (0.34%) PHP
13 1 (0.34%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (9.93%) Degree
2 21 (7.19%) Security Cleared
3 15 (5.14%) DV Cleared
4 13 (4.45%) ISEB
5 10 (3.42%) ISTQB
6 9 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (2.40%) PMP
7 7 (2.40%) PMI Certification
8 6 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (2.05%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.37%) VCP4
10 1 (0.34%) APMP
10 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.34%) PhD
10 1 (0.34%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.11%) QA
2 2 (0.68%) SLA
2 2 (0.68%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.34%) COBIT
3 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (0.34%) BladeLogic
1 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 48 (16.44%) Oracle
2 29 (9.93%) IBM
3 24 (8.22%) Microsoft
4 10 (3.42%) SAP
5 8 (2.74%) Telerik
6 6 (2.05%) Sybase
7 4 (1.37%) Business Objects
7 4 (1.37%) HP
7 4 (1.37%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.03%) Bloomberg
8 3 (1.03%) FatWire
8 3 (1.03%) Serena
9 2 (0.68%) Tableau
9 2 (0.68%) Primavera
9 2 (0.68%) TOWER Software
9 2 (0.68%) Perforce
10 1 (0.34%) Omniture
10 1 (0.34%) Google
10 1 (0.34%) Planview
10 1 (0.34%) StatPro
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