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 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
UK / England
Rank 479 512 439
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -73
Contract jobs citing RAD 89 98 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.20% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.25% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 65 104
Median daily rate £450 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.21% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £470 £420
% change year-on-year
-20.21% +11.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £20.70 £42.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.29% +14.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.70 £42.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-51.29% +14.86%

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
34384 39600 38098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.06% 82.79% 79.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 22978 26198 24347
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+2.25% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 841 1062 1037
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 1 March 2017.

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 1 March 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the England region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 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 +9 62 £500 -4.76% 10
East of England -5 10 £381 -18.88%
East Midlands +12 6 £315 - 2
South East +7 3 £500 +9.28% 2
North West +28 2 - - 1
West Midlands +2 2 £513 +28.12%
South West -1 2 £450 -5.26% 1
Midlands +3 1 £300 -53.84%
RAD
UK

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 93 (56.36%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (49.09%) Java
3 50 (30.30%) SQL
4 49 (29.70%) TDD
5 47 (28.48%) Finance
5 47 (28.48%) Web Services
6 45 (27.27%) Oracle
7 42 (25.45%) Spring
8 39 (23.64%) OO
9 37 (22.42%) JavaScript
9 37 (22.42%) REST
10 36 (21.82%) J2EE
11 35 (21.21%) Banking
11 35 (21.21%) Waterfall
12 33 (20.00%) Eclipse
13 32 (19.39%) SOAP
14 31 (18.79%) WebSphere
14 31 (18.79%) Scrum
15 29 (17.58%) XML
16 25 (15.15%) Data Modelling
16 25 (15.15%) Linux
16 25 (15.15%) Degree
17 24 (14.55%) Git (software)
17 24 (14.55%) C#
18 23 (13.94%) VBA
18 23 (13.94%) Python
18 23 (13.94%) E-Commerce
18 23 (13.94%) Front Office
19 22 (13.33%) RUP
19 22 (13.33%) SQL Server

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 31 (18.79%) WebSphere
2 21 (12.73%) WebLogic
3 19 (11.52%) Tomcat
4 13 (7.88%) JBoss
5 12 (7.27%) Apache
5 12 (7.27%) GlassFish
6 8 (4.85%) CMS
6 8 (4.85%) MQSeries
7 7 (4.24%) Apache Spark
7 7 (4.24%) Oracle Application Server
8 6 (3.64%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (2.42%) WebSphere Portal
10 3 (1.82%) Anypoint
10 3 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (1.82%) SharePoint
11 2 (1.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.61%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.45%) MS Office
3 5 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.61%) MS Project
5 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.42%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.61%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.82%) GitHub
2 2 (1.21%) Office 365
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.61%) Loggly
3 1 (0.61%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.42%) DWDM
1 4 (2.42%) Ethernet
2 3 (1.82%) HTTPS
2 3 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 11 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.45%) Big Data
4 9 (5.45%) MySQL
4 9 (5.45%) RDBMS
5 8 (4.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (4.24%) Oracle ODI
7 6 (3.64%) DB2
7 6 (3.64%) Hadoop
7 6 (3.64%) MS Access
8 5 (3.03%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.42%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.82%) HBase
10 3 (1.82%) OLAP
10 3 (1.82%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (1.21%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.21%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 33 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 24 (14.55%) Git (software)
3 20 (12.12%) JUnit
4 18 (10.91%) Maven
5 13 (7.88%) IntelliJ
5 13 (7.88%) Subversion
6 12 (7.27%) Jenkins
7 11 (6.67%) Ant
7 11 (6.67%) Gradle
7 11 (6.67%) JIRA
7 11 (6.67%) Selenium
8 10 (6.06%) JProfiler
8 10 (6.06%) SonarQube
9 8 (4.85%) Mockito
10 5 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (3.03%) Bitbucket
10 5 (3.03%) Mercurial
10 5 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (3.03%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 4 (2.42%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 47 (28.48%) Finance
2 35 (21.21%) Banking
3 23 (13.94%) Front Office
4 5 (3.03%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.42%) Back Office
5 4 (2.42%) General Ledger
5 4 (2.42%) Legal
5 4 (2.42%) Retail
6 3 (1.82%) Advertising
6 3 (1.82%) Marketing
7 1 (0.61%) Automotive
7 1 (0.61%) Avionics
7 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 107 (64.85%) Developer
2 44 (26.67%) Java Developer
3 28 (16.97%) Analyst
4 18 (10.91%) Business Analyst
5 17 (10.30%) RAD Developer
6 15 (9.09%) C# Developer
7 14 (8.48%) SQL Developer
8 10 (6.06%) Architect
8 10 (6.06%) Front Office Developer
8 10 (6.06%) Oracle Developer
8 10 (6.06%) Senior Developer
9 9 (5.45%) Hybris Developer
9 9 (5.45%) VBA Developer
10 8 (4.85%) Software Engineer
11 7 (4.24%) Applications Developer
11 7 (4.24%) ETL Designer
11 7 (4.24%) ETL Developer
11 7 (4.24%) Python Developer
11 7 (4.24%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (4.24%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (28.48%) Web Services
2 42 (25.45%) Spring
3 37 (22.42%) REST
4 36 (21.82%) J2EE
5 32 (19.39%) SOAP
6 29 (17.58%) XML
7 21 (12.73%) Hibernate
7 21 (12.73%) JSON
8 20 (12.12%) HTML
9 19 (11.52%) AngularJS
10 17 (10.30%) JSTL
10 17 (10.30%) RESTful
10 17 (10.30%) Spring Boot
10 17 (10.30%) Struts
11 14 (8.48%) Java EE
11 14 (8.48%) JPA
12 13 (7.88%) JSP
13 12 (7.27%) .NET
13 12 (7.27%) Ajax
13 12 (7.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.70%) Computer Science
2 14 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.06%) Derivative
4 9 (5.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.03%) Fintech
7 4 (2.42%) Equities
7 4 (2.42%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.82%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.82%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.82%) Market Risk
8 3 (1.82%) Taxonomies
8 3 (1.82%) User Experience
9 2 (1.21%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.21%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (1.21%) PKI
9 2 (1.21%) Reinsurance
9 2 (1.21%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.61%) IPTV
10 1 (0.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (15.15%) Linux
2 16 (9.70%) Unix
3 10 (6.06%) Solaris
4 9 (5.45%) Windows
5 8 (4.85%) HPUX
6 4 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.21%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.61%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (56.36%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (29.70%) TDD
3 39 (23.64%) OO
4 35 (21.21%) Waterfall
5 31 (18.79%) Scrum
6 25 (15.15%) Data Modelling
7 23 (13.94%) E-Commerce
8 22 (13.33%) RUP
9 20 (12.12%) Mathematics
9 20 (12.12%) SDLC
9 20 (12.12%) UML
9 20 (12.12%) Validation
10 17 (10.30%) Mentoring
10 17 (10.30%) Software Engineering
10 17 (10.30%) Unit Testing
11 14 (8.48%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (8.48%) Open Source
12 13 (7.88%) Test Scripting
13 11 (6.67%) BDD
13 11 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 81 (49.09%) Java
2 50 (30.30%) SQL
3 37 (22.42%) JavaScript
4 24 (14.55%) C#
5 23 (13.94%) Python
5 23 (13.94%) VBA
6 10 (6.06%) T-SQL
7 6 (3.64%) C
8 4 (2.42%) MATLAB
8 4 (2.42%) Perl
8 4 (2.42%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.82%) Go
9 3 (1.82%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.82%) VB
10 2 (1.21%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.21%) R
10 2 (1.21%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.61%) AWK
11 1 (0.61%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (15.15%) Degree
2 7 (4.24%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.03%) MBA
4 4 (2.42%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.82%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.21%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.21%) PMP
7 1 (0.61%) ISEB
7 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.61%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.24%) QA
2 4 (2.42%) SLA
3 3 (1.82%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.21%) PMO
5 1 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.61%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (3.03%) HDFS
2 4 (2.42%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.21%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.61%) Docker
4 1 (0.61%) LXC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.21%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.21%) OpenView
1 2 (1.21%) SCCM
1 2 (1.21%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.61%) Ansible
2 1 (0.61%) MOM
2 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (27.27%) Oracle
2 18 (10.91%) IBM
3 13 (7.88%) hybris
4 12 (7.27%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.85%) Bloomberg
6 7 (4.24%) Netezza
7 6 (3.64%) Perforce
8 5 (3.03%) Sybase
9 4 (2.42%) Ciena
9 4 (2.42%) Cloudera
9 4 (2.42%) Huawei
9 4 (2.42%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.42%) Reuters
10 3 (1.82%) MuleSoft
11 2 (1.21%) ATG
11 2 (1.21%) Blue Martini
11 2 (1.21%) Elastic Path
11 2 (1.21%) FactSet
11 2 (1.21%) T-Plan
11 2 (1.21%) VMware
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