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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 289 328 261
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -67
Contract jobs citing RAD 119 85 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.53% 0.36% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.46% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 47 104
Average daily rate
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£475 £500 £531
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £365 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £573 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £381 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £46.00 £27.48
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +67.39%
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
17438 18453 16994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.30% 78.06% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12215 13061 11828
Average daily rate £450 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 225 224
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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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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 +23 29 £544 +8.75% 4
Croydon -1 2 £415 -7.77%
Canary Wharf - 1 £525 -
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 115 (50.22%) VBA
2 104 (45.41%) Java
3 101 (44.10%) Front Office
4 85 (37.12%) Finance
5 76 (33.19%) SQL
6 75 (32.75%) Python
7 70 (30.57%) Agile Software Development
8 57 (24.89%) Banking
9 56 (24.45%) Derivative
10 54 (23.58%) C#
11 47 (20.52%) SQL Server
12 42 (18.34%) .NET
13 37 (16.16%) Degree
14 35 (15.28%) Oracle
15 30 (13.10%) Go
16 29 (12.66%) Investment Banking
17 28 (12.23%) MS Excel
18 27 (11.79%) JavaScript
18 27 (11.79%) Quantitative Analysis
19 25 (10.92%) Equity Derivative
20 24 (10.48%) J2EE
20 24 (10.48%) Waterfall
21 21 (9.17%) OO
21 21 (9.17%) Microsoft
22 20 (8.73%) Equities
23 19 (8.30%) HTML
23 19 (8.30%) WebLogic
23 19 (8.30%) XML
24 18 (7.86%) Spring
24 18 (7.86%) Analytical Skills

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 19 (8.30%) WebLogic
2 11 (4.80%) Oracle Application Server
3 10 (4.37%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.62%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.18%) GlassFish
5 5 (2.18%) JBoss
5 5 (2.18%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.75%) Node.js
7 3 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.44%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (12.23%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.68%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (2.18%) MS Office
4 4 (1.75%) MS Project
5 3 (1.31%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.44%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (3.06%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.44%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.87%) Internet
2 1 (0.44%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (20.52%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (5.68%) Relational Database
4 12 (5.24%) MS Access
5 9 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.75%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.75%) QlikView
9 3 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.31%) DTS
10 2 (0.87%) OLAP Cube
10 2 (0.87%) OLAP
10 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.44%) DB2
11 1 (0.44%) Star Schema
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (3.93%) Ant
2 8 (3.49%) Maven
3 5 (2.18%) JIRA
4 4 (1.75%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.31%) Subversion
6 2 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.87%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.44%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.44%) NUnit
7 1 (0.44%) JUnit
7 1 (0.44%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.44%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.44%) Moq
7 1 (0.44%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 101 (44.10%) Front Office
2 85 (37.12%) Finance
3 57 (24.89%) Banking
4 29 (12.66%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.06%) French Language
6 6 (2.62%) Retail
6 6 (2.62%) Marketing
7 5 (2.18%) Back Office
8 4 (1.75%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.31%) Law
10 1 (0.44%) Billing
10 1 (0.44%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 170 (74.24%) Developer
2 77 (33.62%) RAD Developer
3 49 (21.40%) Excel Developer
4 30 (13.10%) VBA Developer
5 23 (10.04%) Java Developer
6 20 (8.73%) Analyst
7 19 (8.30%) Front Office Developer
8 18 (7.86%) C# Developer
9 17 (7.42%) Senior Developer
10 13 (5.68%) Python Developer
10 13 (5.68%) Excel VBA Developer
11 9 (3.93%) Project Manager
12 8 (3.49%) Business Analyst
12 8 (3.49%) Web Developer
12 8 (3.49%) .NET Developer
12 8 (3.49%) J2EE Developer
13 7 (3.06%) Quantitative Developer
13 7 (3.06%) C# Web Developer
13 7 (3.06%) Senior VBA Developer
13 7 (3.06%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (18.34%) .NET
2 24 (10.48%) J2EE
3 19 (8.30%) HTML
3 19 (8.30%) XML
4 18 (7.86%) Spring
5 17 (7.42%) Web Services
6 13 (5.68%) Hibernate
6 13 (5.68%) ASP.NET
7 11 (4.80%) JPA
8 10 (4.37%) CSS
9 9 (3.93%) jQuery
10 7 (3.06%) .NET Framework
10 7 (3.06%) Ajax
11 6 (2.62%) HTML5
11 6 (2.62%) Struts
11 6 (2.62%) WCF
12 5 (2.18%) JSTL
12 5 (2.18%) SOAP
12 5 (2.18%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (2.18%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 56 (24.45%) Derivative
2 25 (10.92%) Equity Derivative
3 20 (8.73%) Equities
4 18 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (7.42%) Fixed Income
6 9 (3.93%) Hedge funds
7 8 (3.49%) Computer Science
8 7 (3.06%) Mathematics
9 6 (2.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (2.62%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 6 (2.62%) Economics
10 5 (2.18%) Market Risk
10 5 (2.18%) Open Source
11 4 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.31%) Credit Derivative
13 2 (0.87%) Mobile Banking
13 2 (0.87%) Credit Risk
13 2 (0.87%) Physics
14 1 (0.44%) Swaptions
14 1 (0.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.37%) Windows
2 7 (3.06%) Linux
3 3 (1.31%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (30.57%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (11.79%) Quantitative Analysis
3 24 (10.48%) Waterfall
4 21 (9.17%) OO
5 16 (6.99%) Scrum
6 14 (6.11%) Validation
6 14 (6.11%) TDD
7 13 (5.68%) Migration
7 13 (5.68%) MVC
7 13 (5.68%) RUP
8 12 (5.24%) E-Commerce
8 12 (5.24%) Business Analysis
9 11 (4.80%) Data Migration
9 11 (4.80%) SOA
9 11 (4.80%) UML
9 11 (4.80%) DevOps
10 9 (3.93%) Project Management
11 8 (3.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (3.49%) ITIL
11 8 (3.49%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 115 (50.22%) VBA
2 104 (45.41%) Java
3 76 (33.19%) SQL
4 75 (32.75%) Python
5 54 (23.58%) C#
6 30 (13.10%) Go
7 27 (11.79%) JavaScript
8 15 (6.55%) C++
9 11 (4.80%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.75%) Cython
10 4 (1.75%) R
10 4 (1.75%) Ruby
11 3 (1.31%) VB
11 3 (1.31%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.31%) IPython
12 2 (0.87%) C
12 2 (0.87%) PHP
12 2 (0.87%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.44%) Perl
13 1 (0.44%) Ada
Qualifications
1 37 (16.16%) Degree
2 17 (7.42%) Security Cleared
3 16 (6.99%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.18%) PMP
4 5 (2.18%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.87%) ISEB
6 2 (0.87%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.87%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.44%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.49%) QA
2 2 (0.87%) SLA
3 1 (0.44%) COBIT
3 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 35 (15.28%) Oracle
2 21 (9.17%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.62%) Telerik
4 5 (2.18%) Sybase
4 5 (2.18%) hybris
5 4 (1.75%) IBM
6 3 (1.31%) SAP
6 3 (1.31%) Progress
7 2 (0.87%) TOWER Software
7 2 (0.87%) Perforce
8 1 (0.44%) Wall Street Systems
8 1 (0.44%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.44%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.44%) Tableau
London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago