The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 53 65 40
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -25
Contract jobs citing RAD 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.21% 0.14% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.18% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £240 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -46.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £27.48
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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 Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
364 562 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 75.99% 77.41% 67.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 327 135
Average daily rate £400 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £560 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 35 54
Average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% -6.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £25.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RAD across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

RAD
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RAD across the Essex region.

RAD Daily Rate Trend in Essex

RAD
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RAD across the Essex region.

RAD Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 3 (75.00%) SOA
1 3 (75.00%) B2C
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) SEO
1 3 (75.00%) FatWire
1 3 (75.00%) Content Management
1 3 (75.00%) Ajax
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
1 3 (75.00%) Ant
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) JSP
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Solaris
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) XHTML
1 3 (75.00%) Web 2.0
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (75.00%) HTML5
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) CMS

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Ant
General
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) AWS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Ajax
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) JSP
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) XHTML
1 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Sass
2 1 (25.00%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Solaris
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
1 3 (75.00%) B2C
1 3 (75.00%) SEO
1 3 (75.00%) Content Management
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) FatWire
2 1 (25.00%) Omniture
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) Telerik