The first table below looks at the demand for RAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 323 259 283
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +24
Contract jobs citing RAD 89 133 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.62% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.81% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 99 104
Average daily rate £500 £525 £436
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +20.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £363 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £27.48 -
% change year-on-year
+67.39% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18535 16423 20573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.61% 76.02% 73.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13086 11421 13439
Average daily rate £430 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 222 328
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £135.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
RAD
England

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in London

RAD
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

RAD Daily Rate Trend in London

RAD
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RAD across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

RAD Daily Rate Histogram in London

RAD
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

RAD Hourly Rate Trend in London

RAD
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -34 25 £500 - 7
Croydon - 1 £450 -
Harrow - - - -
Bromley - - - -
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 84 (50.30%) SQL
2 77 (46.11%) C#
3 56 (33.53%) Finance
4 49 (29.34%) VBA
5 45 (26.95%) Banking
6 44 (26.35%) .NET
7 43 (25.75%) Front Office
8 34 (20.36%) Java
9 32 (19.16%) SQL Server
10 31 (18.56%) OO
11 27 (16.17%) Oracle
12 26 (15.57%) Perl
12 26 (15.57%) HTML
12 26 (15.57%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (14.37%) Investment Banking
13 24 (14.37%) JavaScript
13 24 (14.37%) UNIX
13 24 (14.37%) Waterfall
14 22 (13.17%) Subversion
14 22 (13.17%) Fixed Income
15 21 (12.57%) Relational Database
16 20 (11.98%) Derivative
16 20 (11.98%) Windows
16 20 (11.98%) Python
16 20 (11.98%) Eclipse
17 19 (11.38%) XML
17 19 (11.38%) UML
17 19 (11.38%) Retail
18 18 (10.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 18 (10.78%) Linux

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 16 (9.58%) WebSphere
1 16 (9.58%) WebSphere Application Server
2 14 (8.38%) MQSeries
3 5 (2.99%) Confluence
3 5 (2.99%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (8.98%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.79%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.20%) MS Office
4 1 (0.60%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.60%) Maya
4 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (8.38%) Tridion
2 4 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.80%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.98%) Internet
2 3 (1.80%) Unified Communications
2 3 (1.80%) Wireless
3 2 (1.20%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (19.16%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.57%) Relational Database
3 18 (10.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (8.98%) DB2
4 15 (8.98%) RDBMS
5 9 (5.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (5.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (4.19%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (3.59%) QlikView
8 4 (2.40%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.80%) Siebel EIM
9 3 (1.80%) EDMS
10 2 (1.20%) MS Access
11 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.60%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (0.60%) SQLite
11 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.60%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 22 (13.17%) Subversion
2 20 (11.98%) Eclipse
3 15 (8.98%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 14 (8.38%) Ant
4 14 (8.38%) JUnit
4 14 (8.38%) Log4j
5 12 (7.19%) Visual Studio
6 7 (4.19%) Git (software)
7 6 (3.59%) JIRA
7 6 (3.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (2.99%) FishEye
9 3 (1.80%) ClearCase
9 3 (1.80%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (1.20%) ClearQuest
11 1 (0.60%) TortoiseSVN
11 1 (0.60%) NUnit
General
1 56 (33.53%) Finance
2 45 (26.95%) Banking
3 43 (25.75%) Front Office
4 24 (14.37%) Investment Banking
5 19 (11.38%) Retail
6 16 (9.58%) Manufacturing
7 8 (4.79%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.40%) Advertising
9 3 (1.80%) Marketing
10 2 (1.20%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.60%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.60%) Legal
11 1 (0.60%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 119 (71.26%) Developer
2 42 (25.15%) RAD Developer
3 21 (12.57%) Excel Developer
4 20 (11.98%) C# Developer
4 20 (11.98%) VBA Developer
5 17 (10.18%) Java Developer
6 16 (9.58%) .NET Developer
7 15 (8.98%) Analyst
8 13 (7.78%) Project Manager
9 12 (7.19%) Excel VBA Developer
10 11 (6.59%) Front Office Developer
11 7 (4.19%) SQL Developer
11 7 (4.19%) Business Analyst
12 6 (3.59%) C# .NET Developer
13 5 (2.99%) Market Risk Developer
13 5 (2.99%) Administrator
14 4 (2.40%) C++ Developer
14 4 (2.40%) Analyst Developer
14 4 (2.40%) Quantitative Developer
14 4 (2.40%) C++ Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (26.35%) .NET
2 26 (15.57%) HTML
3 19 (11.38%) XML
4 17 (10.18%) J2EE
4 17 (10.18%) ASP.NET
4 17 (10.18%) Ajax
5 16 (9.58%) .NET Framework
6 15 (8.98%) JDBC
6 15 (8.98%) JSP
6 15 (8.98%) Servlets
6 15 (8.98%) EJB
6 15 (8.98%) XSLT
6 15 (8.98%) XHTML
7 14 (8.38%) JMS
7 14 (8.38%) Struts
7 14 (8.38%) XMLBeans
7 14 (8.38%) JSTL
7 14 (8.38%) REST
8 11 (6.59%) WinForms
9 10 (5.99%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.17%) Fixed Income
2 20 (11.98%) Derivative
3 14 (8.38%) Web 2.0
4 13 (7.78%) Equities
5 12 (7.19%) Market Risk
6 11 (6.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (5.99%) Video on Demand
8 9 (5.39%) Credit Risk
9 8 (4.79%) Credit Derivative
10 6 (3.59%) Computer Science
11 5 (2.99%) PMI
11 5 (2.99%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.80%) Equity Derivative
13 2 (1.20%) PKI
13 2 (1.20%) Cryptography
13 2 (1.20%) Mobile App
13 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
14 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
14 1 (0.60%) Inversion of Control
14 1 (0.60%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.37%) UNIX
2 20 (11.98%) Windows
3 18 (10.78%) Linux
4 16 (9.58%) Solaris
5 14 (8.38%) HPUX
6 10 (5.99%) Windows Phone 8
6 10 (5.99%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (18.56%) OO
2 26 (15.57%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (14.37%) Waterfall
4 19 (11.38%) UML
5 18 (10.78%) PRINCE2
6 17 (10.18%) Project Management
7 14 (8.38%) E-Commerce
7 14 (8.38%) Content Management
7 14 (8.38%) Analytics
8 13 (7.78%) Scrum
9 12 (7.19%) MVVM
10 10 (5.99%) Business Analysis
11 9 (5.39%) Migration
12 8 (4.79%) ITIL
12 8 (4.79%) RUP
12 8 (4.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (4.79%) Multithreading
13 7 (4.19%) Greeks
13 7 (4.19%) Asset Management
13 7 (4.19%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (50.30%) SQL
2 77 (46.11%) C#
3 49 (29.34%) VBA
4 34 (20.36%) Java
5 26 (15.57%) Perl
6 24 (14.37%) JavaScript
7 20 (11.98%) Python
8 18 (10.78%) C++
9 14 (8.38%) XPath
9 14 (8.38%) Bash Shell
10 9 (5.39%) T-SQL
11 6 (3.59%) VB.NET
11 6 (3.59%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.40%) VB
13 3 (1.80%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.80%) ABAP
14 2 (1.20%) Ruby
15 1 (0.60%) GLSL
15 1 (0.60%) HLSL
15 1 (0.60%) F#
Qualifications
1 9 (5.39%) Degree
2 6 (3.59%) PMI Certification
3 5 (2.99%) MBA
4 3 (1.80%) APMP
4 3 (1.80%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (1.80%) PMP
5 2 (1.20%) PhD
5 2 (1.20%) ISEB
5 2 (1.20%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.60%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.40%) Basel III
2 1 (0.60%) CRD IV
2 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (1.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (16.17%) Oracle
2 15 (8.98%) IBM
3 14 (8.38%) Interwoven
3 14 (8.38%) Blue Martini
3 14 (8.38%) ATG
3 14 (8.38%) Elastic Path
4 12 (7.19%) Telerik
5 11 (6.59%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.59%) Atlassian
7 5 (2.99%) Sybase
7 5 (2.99%) SAP
8 4 (2.40%) HP
9 3 (1.80%) Perforce
9 3 (1.80%) Siebel
10 2 (1.20%) Reuters
10 2 (1.20%) Bloomberg
10 2 (1.20%) Syncfusion
10 2 (1.20%) Sencha
11 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.60%) Remedy
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
London
HFG
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 23 days ago