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 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 76 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing RAD 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.099% 0.11% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£220 £238 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.36% -
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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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
796 734 867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.81% 79.09% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 404 499
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 10
Average hourly rate £11.13 £45.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.27% +200.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.60 £30.13 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £21.96
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 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 9 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Process
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) UAT Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) UAT Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Process
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy