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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 378 348 334
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -14
Contract jobs citing RAD 42 79 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.35% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.42% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 54 67
Median daily rate £500 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £450 £305
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +47.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-49.41% +142.85%
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
18217 18803 18933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.83% 83.68% 80.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13132 13421 13967
Median daily rate £485 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 227 247
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £22.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -1.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -19 9 £500 -16.66% 2
Docklands, London - 1 £650 -
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 49 (56.32%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (49.43%) Finance
3 40 (45.98%) SQL
4 34 (39.08%) Banking
5 24 (27.59%) Java
6 23 (26.44%) VBA
7 19 (21.84%) SQL Server
8 18 (20.69%) TDD
9 17 (19.54%) Oracle
9 17 (19.54%) C#
9 17 (19.54%) Web Services
10 15 (17.24%) Spring
10 15 (17.24%) Scrum
10 15 (17.24%) Degree
11 14 (16.09%) Python
11 14 (16.09%) Data Modelling
11 14 (16.09%) Waterfall
11 14 (16.09%) REST
12 13 (14.94%) .NET
12 13 (14.94%) Maven
13 12 (13.79%) JavaScript
13 12 (13.79%) SOAP
13 12 (13.79%) Linux
13 12 (13.79%) OO
13 12 (13.79%) Eclipse
13 12 (13.79%) Front Office
13 12 (13.79%) RESTful
14 11 (12.64%) Big Data
14 11 (12.64%) Analytics
14 11 (12.64%) Analytical Skills

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 11 (12.64%) WebSphere
2 8 (9.20%) Tomcat
3 7 (8.05%) WebLogic
4 6 (6.90%) Apache
5 4 (4.60%) CMS
5 4 (4.60%) GlassFish
5 4 (4.60%) JBoss
5 4 (4.60%) MQSeries
6 3 (3.45%) Apache Spark
6 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.05%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (8.05%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (6.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) OpenShift
2 2 (2.30%) GitHub
2 2 (2.30%) Office 365
3 1 (1.15%) SaaS
3 1 (1.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.45%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.15%) Internet
2 1 (1.15%) Skype
2 1 (1.15%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.84%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.64%) Big Data
3 10 (11.49%) MySQL
4 8 (9.20%) MS Access
5 7 (8.05%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (8.05%) Hadoop
6 6 (6.90%) Oracle Database
7 5 (5.75%) Apache Hive
7 5 (5.75%) Data Lake
7 5 (5.75%) OLAP
7 5 (5.75%) Oracle OLAP
8 4 (4.60%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (3.45%) HBase
9 3 (3.45%) OLTP
9 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (3.45%) Power BI
9 3 (3.45%) PowerPivot
9 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
9 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (14.94%) Maven
2 12 (13.79%) Eclipse
3 9 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 9 (10.34%) JIRA
3 9 (10.34%) Subversion
4 7 (8.05%) Ant
4 7 (8.05%) JUnit
4 7 (8.05%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 5 (5.75%) Gradle
6 4 (4.60%) Mockito
7 3 (3.45%) Bitbucket
7 3 (3.45%) IntelliJ
7 3 (3.45%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.45%) JProfiler
7 3 (3.45%) SonarQube
8 2 (2.30%) Apache Ivy
8 2 (2.30%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (2.30%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 43 (49.43%) Finance
2 34 (39.08%) Banking
3 12 (13.79%) Front Office
4 8 (9.20%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.60%) Advertising
6 3 (3.45%) Marketing
7 2 (2.30%) Back Office
7 2 (2.30%) General Ledger
7 2 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.15%) French Language
8 1 (1.15%) Legal
8 1 (1.15%) Retail
8 1 (1.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (51.72%) Developer
2 21 (24.14%) Analyst
3 15 (17.24%) Business Analyst
4 11 (12.64%) RAD Developer
5 10 (11.49%) SQL Developer
6 9 (10.34%) Architect
7 8 (9.20%) Java Developer
8 7 (8.05%) C# Developer
8 7 (8.05%) Senior Developer
9 6 (6.90%) VBA Developer
10 5 (5.75%) Data Analyst
10 5 (5.75%) Hybris Developer
10 5 (5.75%) PL/SQL Developer
10 5 (5.75%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (4.60%) Analyst Developer
11 4 (4.60%) Big Data Analyst
11 4 (4.60%) Full Stack Developer
11 4 (4.60%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (4.60%) WebSphere Developer
12 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.54%) Web Services
2 15 (17.24%) Spring
3 14 (16.09%) REST
4 13 (14.94%) .NET
5 12 (13.79%) RESTful
5 12 (13.79%) SOAP
6 11 (12.64%) XML
7 9 (10.34%) JSON
8 8 (9.20%) AngularJS
8 8 (9.20%) ASP.NET
9 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (8.05%) Hibernate
9 7 (8.05%) HTML
9 7 (8.05%) Spring Boot
10 5 (5.75%) HTML5
10 5 (5.75%) JSTL
10 5 (5.75%) OSGi
10 5 (5.75%) React
10 5 (5.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (5.75%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (9.20%) Computer Science
3 8 (9.20%) Derivative
3 8 (9.20%) User Experience
4 7 (8.05%) Management Information System
5 6 (6.90%) Mathematics
6 5 (5.75%) Credit Risk
6 5 (5.75%) Fixed Income
7 4 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (4.60%) Video on Demand
8 3 (3.45%) Data Integration
8 3 (3.45%) Fintech
8 3 (3.45%) Market Risk
8 3 (3.45%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (3.45%) PKI
8 3 (3.45%) Taxonomies
9 2 (2.30%) Reinsurance
9 2 (2.30%) Statistics
9 2 (2.30%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.79%) Linux
2 8 (9.20%) Unix
2 8 (9.20%) Windows
3 7 (8.05%) Solaris
4 4 (4.60%) HPUX
5 2 (2.30%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (2.30%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (56.32%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (20.69%) TDD
3 15 (17.24%) Scrum
4 14 (16.09%) Data Modelling
4 14 (16.09%) Waterfall
5 12 (13.79%) OO
6 11 (12.64%) Analytics
7 10 (11.49%) E-Commerce
7 10 (11.49%) Project Management
7 10 (11.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (11.49%) UML
7 10 (11.49%) Validation
8 9 (10.34%) ETL
8 9 (10.34%) Mentoring
8 9 (10.34%) Migration
8 9 (10.34%) PRINCE2
8 9 (10.34%) Project Planning
8 9 (10.34%) SDLC
8 9 (10.34%) Workflow
9 8 (9.20%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 40 (45.98%) SQL
2 24 (27.59%) Java
3 23 (26.44%) VBA
4 17 (19.54%) C#
5 14 (16.09%) Python
6 12 (13.79%) JavaScript
7 10 (11.49%) T-SQL
8 7 (8.05%) C
9 6 (6.90%) PL/SQL
10 4 (4.60%) VB
11 3 (3.45%) C++
11 3 (3.45%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.30%) PHP
12 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.15%) MATLAB
13 1 (1.15%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (17.24%) Degree
2 5 (5.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.30%) PhD
4 1 (1.15%) APMP
4 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.15%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.15%) PMP
4 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) QA
2 3 (3.45%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.30%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (2.30%) EMIR
3 2 (2.30%) MiFID
4 1 (1.15%) PMBOK
4 1 (1.15%) SLA
4 1 (1.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.45%) Docker
1 3 (3.45%) HDFS
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) Hadoop YARN
1 3 (3.45%) Kubernetes
1 3 (3.45%) MOM
1 3 (3.45%) OpenView
1 3 (3.45%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.15%) Control-M
2 1 (1.15%) SCCM
2 1 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (19.54%) Oracle
2 8 (9.20%) IBM
2 8 (9.20%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.75%) hybris
3 5 (5.75%) Tableau
4 3 (3.45%) BMC
4 3 (3.45%) MuleSoft
4 3 (3.45%) SAP
4 3 (3.45%) Sun
4 3 (3.45%) VMware
5 2 (2.30%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.30%) Informatica
5 2 (2.30%) Palantir
5 2 (2.30%) Reuters
5 2 (2.30%) Sybase
5 2 (2.30%) Teradata
6 1 (1.15%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.15%) Siebel
6 1 (1.15%) Twitter
6 1 (1.15%) VocaLink
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