The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 45 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing RAD 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.25% 0.35% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £279 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-30.31% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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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
278 158 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 69.50% 55.44% 61.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 76 147
Average daily rate £375 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £350 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 11
Average hourly rate £25.92 £37.50 £51.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.89% -26.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 6 (100.00%) UML
2 5 (83.33%) MS Visio
2 5 (83.33%) J2EE
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Waterfall
2 5 (83.33%) BDD
3 4 (66.67%) Business Analysis
3 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Scala
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) EJB
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) JDBC
4 1 (16.67%) JSP
4 1 (16.67%) Servlets
4 1 (16.67%) Struts
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) OO

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Business Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Business Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Product Owner
2 4 (66.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) EJB
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) JDBC
2 1 (16.67%) JSP
2 1 (16.67%) Servlets
2 1 (16.67%) Struts
2 1 (16.67%) XHTML
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) UML
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Waterfall
2 5 (83.33%) BDD
3 4 (66.67%) Business Analysis
3 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Scala
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) IBM