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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 47 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing RAD 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.25% 0.24% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £423 £418
% change year-on-year
+11.24% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £29.75 -
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -
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
314 335 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 77.53% 78.82% 65.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 230 90
Average daily rate £450 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 16 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £20.35 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.40 £47.40 £47.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston - 1 - -
RAD
North West

RAD
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (85.71%) UML
1 6 (85.71%) SSADM
1 6 (85.71%) DSDM
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) Middleware
2 5 (71.43%) Workflow
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (71.43%) MVS
2 5 (71.43%) ATM
2 5 (71.43%) ISDN
2 5 (71.43%) VoIP
2 5 (71.43%) Ethernet
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) CRM
2 5 (71.43%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) ATM
1 5 (71.43%) Ethernet
1 5 (71.43%) ISDN
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
1 5 (71.43%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Architect
2 5 (71.43%) Technical Architect
3 3 (42.86%) Data Architect
4 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) MVS
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) DSDM
1 6 (85.71%) SSADM
1 6 (85.71%) UML
2 5 (71.43%) CRM
2 5 (71.43%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft