The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Glasgow region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank - 68 56
Contract jobs citing RAD 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.25% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.36% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £33.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -17.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
621 553 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 76.95% 70.45% 68.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 288 271
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 13
Average hourly rate £14.00 £9.25 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.35% -2.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
RAD
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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 9 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft