The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 382 372 365
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs citing RAD 55 62 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.26% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.32% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 48 57
Median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £665 £694
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £406 £279
% change year-on-year
+3.38% +45.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.34 -
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
19487 19445 19805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.78% 82.40% 81.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13983 13860 13790
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 219 235
Median hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing RAD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +24 5 £388 -18.42% 1
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RAD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for RAD.

1 55 (52.38%) Finance
1 55 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (41.90%) SQL
3 37 (35.24%) Banking
4 34 (32.38%) VBA
5 32 (30.48%) C#
6 29 (27.62%) Oracle
6 29 (27.62%) SQL Server
7 28 (26.67%) Java
8 27 (25.71%) JavaScript
9 23 (21.90%) OO
10 21 (20.00%) Data Modelling
11 20 (19.05%) HTML
11 20 (19.05%) Front Office
12 19 (18.10%) Scrum
13 18 (17.14%) Microsoft
13 18 (17.14%) .NET
13 18 (17.14%) PRINCE2
13 18 (17.14%) AngularJS
14 17 (16.19%) Degree
15 16 (15.24%) Maven
15 16 (15.24%) XML
16 15 (14.29%) Web Services
16 15 (14.29%) JIRA
17 14 (13.33%) Windows
17 14 (13.33%) MS Excel
17 14 (13.33%) Big Data
18 13 (12.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 13 (12.38%) HTML5
18 13 (12.38%) Waterfall

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 6 (5.71%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.86%) Apache
3 3 (2.86%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (1.90%) IIS
4 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.90%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.95%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.95%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.95%) JBoss
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.57%) MS Office
3 6 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (5.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Global One
1 1 (0.95%) ION MarketView
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 1 (0.95%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.86%) OpenShift
2 1 (0.95%) Office 365
2 1 (0.95%) SaaS
2 1 (0.95%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.95%) Internet
2 1 (0.95%) LAN
2 1 (0.95%) Skype
2 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.95%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.95%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (27.62%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.33%) Big Data
3 11 (10.48%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (8.57%) Relational Database
5 7 (6.67%) Hadoop
5 7 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 7 (6.67%) Oracle Database
6 6 (5.71%) Apache Hive
7 5 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (4.76%) MS Access
7 5 (4.76%) MySQL
7 5 (4.76%) RavenDB
7 5 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (3.81%) Data Lake
8 4 (3.81%) OLAP
8 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.86%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (2.86%) Power BI
9 3 (2.86%) PowerPivot
10 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (15.24%) Maven
2 15 (14.29%) JIRA
3 12 (11.43%) Subversion
4 11 (10.48%) Git (software)
5 9 (8.57%) Ant
6 8 (7.62%) Apache Ivy
6 8 (7.62%) Eclipse
7 6 (5.71%) Grunt
7 6 (5.71%) gulp
7 6 (5.71%) Jasmine
7 6 (5.71%) Karma Test Runner
7 6 (5.71%) Mocha
8 5 (4.76%) Gradle
8 5 (4.76%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 4 (3.81%) Jenkins
9 4 (3.81%) Rational Application Developer
10 3 (2.86%) Bitbucket
10 3 (2.86%) IntelliJ
10 3 (2.86%) JProfiler
10 3 (2.86%) SonarQube
General
1 55 (52.38%) Finance
2 37 (35.24%) Banking
3 20 (19.05%) Front Office
4 13 (12.38%) Investment Banking
5 9 (8.57%) Marketing
6 5 (4.76%) Advertising
7 2 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.90%) Retail
8 1 (0.95%) Back Office
8 1 (0.95%) French Language
8 1 (0.95%) Games
8 1 (0.95%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.95%) Legal
Job Titles
1 65 (61.90%) Developer
2 20 (19.05%) Analyst
3 17 (16.19%) RAD Developer
3 17 (16.19%) VBA Developer
4 14 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 14 (13.33%) Excel Developer
5 13 (12.38%) C# Developer
6 12 (11.43%) Excel VBA Developer
6 12 (11.43%) Senior Developer
7 9 (8.57%) Java Developer
7 9 (8.57%) JavaScript Developer
7 9 (8.57%) SQL Developer
8 8 (7.62%) Architect
8 8 (7.62%) Front Office Developer
9 6 (5.71%) Analyst Developer
10 5 (4.76%) PL/SQL Developer
11 4 (3.81%) Applications Developer
11 4 (3.81%) Financial Analyst
11 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Developer
11 4 (3.81%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.05%) HTML
2 18 (17.14%) .NET
2 18 (17.14%) AngularJS
3 16 (15.24%) XML
4 15 (14.29%) Web Services
5 13 (12.38%) ASP.NET
5 13 (12.38%) CSS
5 13 (12.38%) HTML5
6 12 (11.43%) Spring
7 11 (10.48%) JSON
7 11 (10.48%) RESTful
8 9 (8.57%) Backbone.js
8 9 (8.57%) React
9 8 (7.62%) J2EE
10 7 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (6.67%) jQuery
10 7 (6.67%) JSP
10 7 (6.67%) REST
10 7 (6.67%) WPF
11 6 (5.71%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.48%) User Experience
2 10 (9.52%) Derivative
3 9 (8.57%) Video on Demand
4 7 (6.67%) Fixed Income
5 6 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.76%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.76%) Credit Risk
6 5 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.81%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.86%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.86%) Statistics
9 2 (1.90%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.90%) Fintech
9 2 (1.90%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (1.90%) PKI
9 2 (1.90%) Taxonomies
9 2 (1.90%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.95%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.33%) Windows
2 7 (6.67%) Linux
3 5 (4.76%) Unix
4 3 (2.86%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.90%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (1.90%) Solaris
5 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (21.90%) OO
3 21 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 19 (18.10%) Scrum
5 18 (17.14%) PRINCE2
6 13 (12.38%) Waterfall
7 12 (11.43%) TDD
8 11 (10.48%) Migration
8 11 (10.48%) UML
9 10 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
9 10 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
9 10 (9.52%) Translating Business Requirements
10 9 (8.57%) Analytics
10 9 (8.57%) BPMN
10 9 (8.57%) Logical Data Model
10 9 (8.57%) MVC
10 9 (8.57%) Physical Data Model
10 9 (8.57%) Use Case
11 8 (7.62%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 44 (41.90%) SQL
2 34 (32.38%) VBA
3 32 (30.48%) C#
4 28 (26.67%) Java
5 27 (25.71%) JavaScript
6 10 (9.52%) Python
7 9 (8.57%) T-SQL
8 8 (7.62%) C
8 8 (7.62%) C++
9 6 (5.71%) ES6
9 6 (5.71%) PL/SQL
10 5 (4.76%) VB
11 4 (3.81%) PHP
12 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.95%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.95%) Perl
13 1 (0.95%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (16.19%) Degree
2 13 (12.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (3.81%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.86%) PhD
4 3 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.90%) PMP
6 1 (0.95%) APMP
6 1 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) QA
2 2 (1.90%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (1.90%) EMIR
2 2 (1.90%) MiFID
2 2 (1.90%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.86%) Docker
1 3 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.95%) HDFS
3 1 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.86%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.90%) MOM
2 2 (1.90%) OpenView
2 2 (1.90%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.95%) Control-M
3 1 (0.95%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.95%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 29 (27.62%) Oracle
2 18 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.48%) Sybase
4 5 (4.76%) IBM
4 5 (4.76%) Tableau
5 3 (2.86%) DevExpress
5 3 (2.86%) hybris
5 3 (2.86%) MuleSoft
5 3 (2.86%) Twitter
5 3 (2.86%) VMware
6 2 (1.90%) ATG
6 2 (1.90%) BMC
6 2 (1.90%) Palantir
6 2 (1.90%) SAP
6 2 (1.90%) Sun
6 2 (1.90%) Teradata
7 1 (0.95%) Cisco
7 1 (0.95%) Informatica
7 1 (0.95%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.95%) Siebel