The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 58 69 58
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Contract jobs citing RAD 1 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.16% 0.42% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.58% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.96% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 - £39.00
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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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
457 515 517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.24% 72.54% 75.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 267 283
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £534 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 28 20
Average hourly rate £33.50 £23.86 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.43% -33.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £9.50 £11.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

RAD
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

RAD Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

RAD
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

RAD Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (75.00%) SSADM
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) Toad
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (75.00%) JDeveloper
2 3 (75.00%) TestDirector
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle ADF
2 3 (75.00%) Serena
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle 10gAS
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) PVCS
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Discoverer
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) PVCS
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (75.00%) Toad
1 3 (75.00%) JDeveloper
1 3 (75.00%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle ADF
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (75.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) SSADM
3 1 (25.00%) DSDM
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Serena