The first table below looks at the demand for RAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 24 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 Lancashire 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 46 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing RAD 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.64% 0.74% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £364 £363
% change year-on-year
-7.21% +0.34%
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
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
337 149 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 72.01% 54.78% 65.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 72 173
Average daily rate £400 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £350 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 21 13
Average hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £27.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +36.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.81 £15.00 £21.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £75.00 £37.50
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 Lancashire

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

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

RAD
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

RAD Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

RAD
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

RAD Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

RAD
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 5 (100.00%) UML
1 5 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Scala
2 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 5 (100.00%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Systems Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) UML
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Scala