The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank - 96 72
Contract jobs citing RAD 0 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - 0.78% 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.92% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £300 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £406 £279
% change year-on-year
+3.38% +45.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.34 -
RAD
West Yorkshire

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
1245 1410 832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 86.82% 84.48% 81.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 869 1026 552
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 15
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.25 £11.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.91% +33.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.58 £9.23 £8.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing RAD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Leeds region with a requirement for RAD.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Java Solutions Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java