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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 349 324 327
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +3
Contract jobs citing RAD 76 106 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.42% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.54% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 72 73
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £450 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £616 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.06% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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
19023 19513 19700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.68% 77.53% 75.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13447 13664 13286
Average daily rate £450 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 232 377
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.93 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -35.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +8 21 £473 -14.09% 4
Docklands, London +16 3 £500 -9.09%
Paddington - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 52 (39.39%) Finance
2 50 (37.88%) SQL
3 47 (35.61%) Banking
4 42 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (31.06%) Java
6 37 (28.03%) C#
7 33 (25.00%) VBA
8 29 (21.97%) SQL Server
9 28 (21.21%) UML
10 22 (16.67%) Oracle
11 21 (15.91%) J2EE
12 20 (15.15%) JavaScript
13 19 (14.39%) UNIX
13 19 (14.39%) Business Analysis
14 18 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 18 (13.64%) Degree
15 17 (12.88%) Front Office
15 17 (12.88%) MVC
15 17 (12.88%) OO
15 17 (12.88%) T-SQL
15 17 (12.88%) .NET
16 16 (12.12%) ETL
16 16 (12.12%) WebSphere
17 15 (11.36%) Investment Banking
17 15 (11.36%) Use Case
17 15 (11.36%) E-Commerce
17 15 (11.36%) Web Services
17 15 (11.36%) GAP Analysis
17 15 (11.36%) Project Management
18 14 (10.61%) IBM

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (12.12%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (3.03%) MQSeries
2 4 (3.03%) Apache Pig
3 3 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.27%) CMS
3 3 (2.27%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (2.27%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.27%) Apache
4 2 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.76%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.76%) Node.js
5 1 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.52%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.52%) MS Office
4 1 (0.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.06%) Internet
2 4 (3.03%) VoIP
2 4 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.76%) Intranet
3 1 (0.76%) Extranet
3 1 (0.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.97%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (10.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 9 (6.82%) QlikView
6 5 (3.79%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.03%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.03%) Star Schema
7 4 (3.03%) DB2
7 4 (3.03%) Mahout
7 4 (3.03%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.03%) Apache Hive
8 3 (2.27%) Big Data
9 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.76%) OLAP
10 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.76%) MS Access
10 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (4.55%) JUnit
2 4 (3.03%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 4 (3.03%) Eclipse
2 4 (3.03%) Ant
2 4 (3.03%) Log4j
2 4 (3.03%) Subversion
2 4 (3.03%) Maven
3 3 (2.27%) ClearQuest
3 3 (2.27%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.52%) JIRA
4 2 (1.52%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
General
1 52 (39.39%) Finance
2 47 (35.61%) Banking
3 17 (12.88%) Front Office
4 15 (11.36%) Investment Banking
5 9 (6.82%) Retail
6 4 (3.03%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.27%) Law
7 3 (2.27%) Marketing
8 1 (0.76%) Legal
8 1 (0.76%) Advertising
8 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 81 (61.36%) Developer
2 24 (18.18%) Analyst
3 21 (15.91%) RAD Developer
4 19 (14.39%) Business Analyst
5 13 (9.85%) Excel Developer
6 11 (8.33%) VBA Developer
7 10 (7.58%) WebSphere Developer
8 9 (6.82%) Excel VBA Developer
8 9 (6.82%) QlikView Developer
8 9 (6.82%) Architect
8 9 (6.82%) Java Developer
9 8 (6.06%) Project Manager
9 8 (6.06%) SQL Developer
10 5 (3.79%) Digital Architect
10 5 (3.79%) Agile Business Analyst
11 4 (3.03%) C++ Quantitative Developer
11 4 (3.03%) C++ Developer
11 4 (3.03%) C# Developer
11 4 (3.03%) Quantitative Developer
11 4 (3.03%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.91%) J2EE
2 17 (12.88%) .NET
3 15 (11.36%) Web Services
4 14 (10.61%) EJB
4 14 (10.61%) JSP
4 14 (10.61%) Servlets
5 13 (9.85%) XML
5 13 (9.85%) JDBC
5 13 (9.85%) Struts
5 13 (9.85%) REST
6 12 (9.09%) CSS
7 11 (8.33%) HTML
8 9 (6.82%) DAO
8 9 (6.82%) Taglibs
9 7 (5.30%) Spring
10 6 (4.55%) Middleware
10 6 (4.55%) Ajax
11 5 (3.79%) ASP.NET
11 5 (3.79%) XSLT
11 5 (3.79%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.61%) Derivative
2 13 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 10 (7.58%) Equities
5 6 (4.55%) Fixed Income
6 5 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.79%) Open Source
7 4 (3.03%) Web 2.0
8 3 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (2.27%) Credit Risk
8 3 (2.27%) Market Risk
8 3 (2.27%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.52%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.76%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.76%) Over-the-Top Content
10 1 (0.76%) User Experience
10 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.76%) Physics
10 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.39%) UNIX
2 11 (8.33%) Windows
3 8 (6.06%) Linux
4 6 (4.55%) MVS
4 6 (4.55%) VME
5 4 (3.03%) HPUX
5 4 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (21.21%) UML
3 19 (14.39%) Business Analysis
4 17 (12.88%) OO
4 17 (12.88%) MVC
5 16 (12.12%) ETL
6 15 (11.36%) Project Management
6 15 (11.36%) E-Commerce
6 15 (11.36%) GAP Analysis
6 15 (11.36%) Use Case
7 14 (10.61%) RUP
8 13 (9.85%) Validation
8 13 (9.85%) Unit Testing
9 10 (7.58%) DSDM
10 9 (6.82%) Integration Testing
11 8 (6.06%) Time Management
11 8 (6.06%) Mentoring
11 8 (6.06%) PRINCE2
11 8 (6.06%) TDD
12 7 (5.30%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 50 (37.88%) SQL
2 41 (31.06%) Java
3 37 (28.03%) C#
4 33 (25.00%) VBA
5 20 (15.15%) JavaScript
6 17 (12.88%) T-SQL
7 14 (10.61%) Python
8 13 (9.85%) Perl
9 12 (9.09%) C++
10 8 (6.06%) Ruby
11 6 (4.55%) PL/SQL
12 5 (3.79%) Scala
13 4 (3.03%) Bash Shell
13 4 (3.03%) XPath
14 3 (2.27%) VB.NET
15 2 (1.52%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.76%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.76%) XAML
16 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.76%) F#
Qualifications
1 18 (13.64%) Degree
2 8 (6.06%) ISEB
3 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.03%) MCT
4 3 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.52%) MBA
5 2 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (1.52%) Basel III
2 1 (0.76%) EMIR
2 1 (0.76%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.03%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.03%) Oozie
2 1 (0.76%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 22 (16.67%) Oracle
2 14 (10.61%) IBM
2 14 (10.61%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.30%) Sybase
4 4 (3.03%) Interwoven
4 4 (3.03%) ATG
4 4 (3.03%) Blue Martini
4 4 (3.03%) Elastic Path
4 4 (3.03%) Cloudera
5 3 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.52%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.52%) SAP
6 2 (1.52%) Avaloq
7 1 (0.76%) FactSet
7 1 (0.76%) JBoss
7 1 (0.76%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.76%) StatPro
7 1 (0.76%) Remedy
7 1 (0.76%) Primavera
7 1 (0.76%) Tableau
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