The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank - - 46
Contract jobs citing RAD 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year
- -7.51%
RAD
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
313 362 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 75.79% 83.03% 80.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 232 260
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £263 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £565 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 37 32
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £13.00 £20.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.33 £42.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing RAD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RAD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for RAD.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft