The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 321 327 287
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -40
Contract jobs citing RAD 94 96 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.38% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.49% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 63 97
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£500 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £404 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £616 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £390 £423
% change year-on-year
-20.51% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.70
RAD
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19024 19638 18030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.45% 77.75% 75.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13887 13776 12360
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 240 294
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -29.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 31 October 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 31 October 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
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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
City of London +24 36 £525 -4.54% 3
Docklands, London - 1 £425 -
Harrow - - - -
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 57 (39.86%) SQL
2 55 (38.46%) Finance
3 50 (34.97%) Banking
4 48 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (31.47%) C#
6 41 (28.67%) VBA
7 40 (27.97%) Java
8 34 (23.78%) SQL Server
9 24 (16.78%) UML
10 23 (16.08%) Front Office
11 22 (15.38%) .NET
11 22 (15.38%) Oracle
12 21 (14.69%) ETL
13 20 (13.99%) MVC
13 20 (13.99%) Degree
14 19 (13.29%) JavaScript
15 18 (12.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 18 (12.59%) Investment Banking
16 17 (11.89%) Business Analysis
16 17 (11.89%) Derivative
16 17 (11.89%) J2EE
17 16 (11.19%) T-SQL
17 16 (11.19%) SQL Server 2008
18 15 (10.49%) Use Case
18 15 (10.49%) Web Services
18 15 (10.49%) UNIX
18 15 (10.49%) Validation
19 14 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
20 13 (9.09%) Unit Testing
20 13 (9.09%) REST

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 12 (8.39%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.80%) Apache Pig
3 3 (2.10%) CMS
3 3 (2.10%) Apache
4 2 (1.40%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.40%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.40%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.70%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.70%) Node.js
5 1 (0.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (6.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.10%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.40%) MS Office
3 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.80%) VoIP
1 4 (2.80%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.10%) Internet
3 1 (0.70%) Extranet
3 1 (0.70%) Firewall
3 1 (0.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (23.78%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (11.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (6.29%) QlikView
5 8 (5.59%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.50%) Star Schema
7 5 (3.50%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.80%) Mahout
8 4 (2.80%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.80%) Apache Hive
8 4 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.80%) MS Access
9 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (2.10%) Big Data
10 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.70%) OLAP Cube
11 1 (0.70%) OLAP
11 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (2.80%) Maven
2 2 (1.40%) JIRA
2 2 (1.40%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (1.40%) JUnit
2 2 (1.40%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.40%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.70%) Subversion
3 1 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
General
1 55 (38.46%) Finance
2 50 (34.97%) Banking
3 23 (16.08%) Front Office
4 18 (12.59%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.20%) Retail
6 3 (2.10%) Law
6 3 (2.10%) Marketing
7 1 (0.70%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.70%) Legal
7 1 (0.70%) Advertising
7 1 (0.70%) Publishing
7 1 (0.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 90 (62.94%) Developer
2 27 (18.88%) RAD Developer
3 24 (16.78%) Analyst
4 19 (13.29%) Business Analyst
5 14 (9.79%) Excel Developer
6 11 (7.69%) VBA Developer
7 10 (6.99%) SQL Developer
7 10 (6.99%) WebSphere Developer
8 9 (6.29%) QlikView Developer
8 9 (6.29%) Architect
9 8 (5.59%) Project Manager
9 8 (5.59%) Front Office Developer
9 8 (5.59%) Excel VBA Developer
10 7 (4.90%) C# Developer
11 6 (4.20%) C++ Developer
12 5 (3.50%) Digital Architect
12 5 (3.50%) C++ Quantitative Developer
12 5 (3.50%) Agile Business Analyst
12 5 (3.50%) Java Developer
12 5 (3.50%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (15.38%) .NET
2 17 (11.89%) J2EE
3 15 (10.49%) Web Services
4 13 (9.09%) REST
5 12 (8.39%) HTML
5 12 (8.39%) CSS
6 10 (6.99%) JSP
6 10 (6.99%) Servlets
6 10 (6.99%) EJB
7 9 (6.29%) JDBC
7 9 (6.29%) Struts
7 9 (6.29%) DAO
7 9 (6.29%) Taglibs
8 8 (5.59%) XML
8 8 (5.59%) ASP.NET
9 6 (4.20%) Middleware
9 6 (4.20%) Spring
10 5 (3.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (2.80%) JSON
11 4 (2.80%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.89%) Derivative
2 14 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.39%) Equities
4 11 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.90%) Fixed Income
6 6 (4.20%) Algorithms
7 5 (3.50%) Market Risk
7 5 (3.50%) Open Source
8 3 (2.10%) Hedge funds
8 3 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.40%) User Experience
9 2 (1.40%) Video on Demand
9 2 (1.40%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.40%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.70%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 1 (0.70%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.49%) UNIX
2 13 (9.09%) Windows
3 6 (4.20%) MVS
3 6 (4.20%) VME
4 5 (3.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (16.78%) UML
3 21 (14.69%) ETL
4 20 (13.99%) MVC
5 17 (11.89%) Business Analysis
6 15 (10.49%) Use Case
6 15 (10.49%) Validation
7 13 (9.09%) OO
7 13 (9.09%) RUP
7 13 (9.09%) Unit Testing
8 12 (8.39%) E-Commerce
8 12 (8.39%) GAP Analysis
9 11 (7.69%) Project Management
10 10 (6.99%) DSDM
10 10 (6.99%) TDD
11 9 (6.29%) Integration Testing
11 9 (6.29%) Scrum
12 8 (5.59%) PRINCE2
13 7 (4.90%) SSADM
13 7 (4.90%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 57 (39.86%) SQL
2 45 (31.47%) C#
3 41 (28.67%) VBA
4 40 (27.97%) Java
5 19 (13.29%) JavaScript
6 16 (11.19%) T-SQL
7 13 (9.09%) C++
7 13 (9.09%) Python
8 9 (6.29%) Perl
8 9 (6.29%) PL/SQL
9 6 (4.20%) Ruby
10 5 (3.50%) Scala
11 3 (2.10%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.40%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.70%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.70%) XAML
13 1 (0.70%) R
13 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.70%) F#
Qualifications
1 20 (13.99%) Degree
2 8 (5.59%) ISEB
3 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.80%) MCT
4 3 (2.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.10%) PMP
4 3 (2.10%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.40%) Basel III
1 2 (1.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.70%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.70%) EMIR
2 1 (0.70%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 4 (2.80%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.80%) Oozie
2 1 (0.70%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 22 (15.38%) Oracle
2 12 (8.39%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.99%) IBM
4 7 (4.90%) Sybase
5 4 (2.80%) Business Objects
5 4 (2.80%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.40%) Avaloq
6 2 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.40%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.70%) StatPro
7 1 (0.70%) Niku
7 1 (0.70%) Telerik
7 1 (0.70%) Planview
7 1 (0.70%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.70%) SAP
7 1 (0.70%) Tableau
7 1 (0.70%) HP
7 1 (0.70%) FactSet
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