The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 73 72 83
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs citing RAD 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.37% 0.22% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.28% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£285 £400 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% +17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
836 705 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 76.42% 78.68% 78.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 409 450
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 12
Average hourly rate £13.50 £45.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +221.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.00 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

RAD
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

RAD Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

RAD
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

RAD Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

RAD
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (60.00%) Change Control
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) ISEB
4 2 (40.00%) RUP
4 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
5 1 (20.00%) V-Model
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) Coaching
5 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (20.00%) SOA
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Unified Process
5 1 (20.00%) Retail

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Architect
3 1 (20.00%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) UAT Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (60.00%) Change Control
4 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (40.00%) RUP
5 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (20.00%) SOA
5 1 (20.00%) Unified Process
5 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
5 1 (20.00%) V-Model
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
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