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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 47 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RAD 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.23% - 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% - 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate
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- - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £393 £405
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - £37.00
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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 Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
346 138 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 78.10% 66.67% 55.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 78 100
Average daily rate £400 £315 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £210 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 12
Average hourly rate £35.50 £30.00 £20.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% +48.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.35 £15.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £40.00 £31.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) JDBC
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) Struts
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Spring Security
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) QMS
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) iSeries
3 1 (33.33%) Mercurial
3 1 (33.33%) Shibboleth
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Doxygen
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) Mercurial
2 1 (33.33%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Development Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) JDBC
1 2 (66.67%) JSP
1 2 (66.67%) Struts
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) Spring Security
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) SAML
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Servlets
2 1 (33.33%) EJB
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) QMS
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) SAP