The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 59 - 70
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RAD 9 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.05% - 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% - 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Average daily rate
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£350 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +31.06%
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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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
691 575 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 80.63% 76.36% 72.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 285 319
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £445 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 5
Average hourly rate £39.00 £18.00 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% +94.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

RAD
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

RAD Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

RAD
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 9 (64.29%) IBM Notes
1 9 (64.29%) Lotus Domino
1 9 (64.29%) Lotus
2 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Release Management
3 5 (35.71%) VBA
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
4 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 4 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 3 (21.43%) Freedom of Information Act
5 3 (21.43%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) MS Access
6 2 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Line Management
7 1 (7.14%) QA
7 1 (7.14%) Finance
7 1 (7.14%) Change Management
7 1 (7.14%) CRM

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 9 (64.29%) IBM Notes
1 9 (64.29%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MS Access
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Systems Administrator
1 9 (64.29%) Administrator
1 9 (64.29%) Lotus Notes Administrator
2 5 (35.71%) Excel Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) RAD Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Excel VBA Developer
4 2 (14.29%) VBA Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Access Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Freedom of Information
1 3 (21.43%) Freedom of Information Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Release Management
3 4 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Line Management
6 1 (7.14%) Change Management
6 1 (7.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Lotus
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft