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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 61 - 67
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RAD 9 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.06% - 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £40.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-20.98% +22.72%
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Scotland

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
689 665 548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 80.77% 80.51% 71.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 297 287
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £246 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 9
Average hourly rate £39.00 £17.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.41% +78.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.10 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £24.00 £17.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 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 (69.23%) IBM Notes
1 9 (69.23%) Lotus Domino
1 9 (69.23%) Lotus
2 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
3 4 (30.77%) VBA
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
3 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
3 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 4 (30.77%) Release Management
4 3 (23.08%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (23.08%) Freedom of Information Act
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) MS Access
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Line Management
6 1 (7.69%) Finance
6 1 (7.69%) CRM
6 1 (7.69%) Change Management
6 1 (7.69%) QA

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (69.23%) IBM Notes
1 9 (69.23%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MS Access
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Systems Administrator
1 9 (69.23%) Administrator
1 9 (69.23%) Lotus Notes Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) Excel Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Excel VBA Developer
3 2 (15.38%) RAD Developer
3 2 (15.38%) VBA Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Access Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Freedom of Information
1 3 (23.08%) Freedom of Information Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
2 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
2 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
2 4 (30.77%) Release Management
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Line Management
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Lotus
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft