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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
England / London
Rank 337 356 311
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -45
Contract jobs citing RAD 60 64 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.30% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.35% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 34 77
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £383 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £670 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £470 £423
% change year-on-year
-32.97% +11.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.70 £42.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-51.29% +42.85%

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
16467 18222 17587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.00% 84.99% 82.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11922 13052 12521
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 219 209
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £53.00 £54.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 -2 11 £500 -23.07% 2
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 47 (47.47%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (43.43%) Finance
3 41 (41.41%) Java
4 37 (37.37%) SQL
5 33 (33.33%) Banking
6 27 (27.27%) Web Services
7 25 (25.25%) TDD
8 24 (24.24%) VBA
8 24 (24.24%) Python
8 24 (24.24%) REST
9 23 (23.23%) C#
9 23 (23.23%) Degree
10 22 (22.22%) Oracle
10 22 (22.22%) Front Office
11 21 (21.21%) Spring
12 20 (20.20%) SOAP
13 18 (18.18%) XML
13 18 (18.18%) WebSphere
14 17 (17.17%) Mathematics
14 17 (17.17%) Linux
15 16 (16.16%) E-Commerce
15 16 (16.16%) SQL Server
15 16 (16.16%) J2EE
15 16 (16.16%) Validation
16 15 (15.15%) OO
16 15 (15.15%) Scrum
17 14 (14.14%) Computer Science
17 14 (14.14%) Tomcat
17 14 (14.14%) JavaScript
18 13 (13.13%) WebLogic

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 18 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 14 (14.14%) Tomcat
3 13 (13.13%) WebLogic
4 10 (10.10%) Apache
5 8 (8.08%) GlassFish
5 8 (8.08%) JBoss
6 7 (7.07%) Apache Spark
7 6 (6.06%) CMS
7 6 (6.06%) MQSeries
8 4 (4.04%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (3.03%) Anypoint
9 3 (3.03%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
11 1 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (1.01%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 8 (8.08%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.05%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (3.03%) MS Office
3 3 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.04%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) GitHub
2 2 (2.02%) Office 365
3 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.01%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.01%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.01%) Loggly
3 1 (1.01%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.01%) SaaS
3 1 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.01%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.03%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.01%) Internet
2 1 (1.01%) Skype
2 1 (1.01%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.16%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.09%) Big Data
3 8 (8.08%) MySQL
3 8 (8.08%) Oracle Database
4 6 (6.06%) Hadoop
4 6 (6.06%) MS Access
5 5 (5.05%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.05%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (4.04%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.04%) OLAP
6 4 (4.04%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (3.03%) HBase
8 2 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.02%) Apache Hive
8 2 (2.02%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (2.02%) QlikView
8 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.02%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 13 (13.13%) Eclipse
2 11 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.11%) JIRA
3 10 (10.10%) Subversion
4 8 (8.08%) Maven
5 6 (6.06%) Ant
5 6 (6.06%) JUnit
5 6 (6.06%) Mockito
5 6 (6.06%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 5 (5.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (5.05%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (4.04%) Mercurial
7 4 (4.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (3.03%) Selenium
8 3 (3.03%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.02%) Appium
9 2 (2.02%) Ranorex
10 1 (1.01%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.01%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 43 (43.43%) Finance
2 33 (33.33%) Banking
3 22 (22.22%) Front Office
4 5 (5.05%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.04%) Back Office
5 4 (4.04%) General Ledger
6 3 (3.03%) Advertising
6 3 (3.03%) Legal
7 2 (2.02%) Retail
8 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.01%) Marketing
8 1 (1.01%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (69.70%) Developer
2 19 (19.19%) Analyst
3 17 (17.17%) Java Developer
3 17 (17.17%) RAD Developer
4 14 (14.14%) SQL Developer
5 13 (13.13%) C# Developer
6 11 (11.11%) Business Analyst
7 10 (10.10%) Front Office Developer
8 9 (9.09%) Hybris Developer
8 9 (9.09%) Senior Developer
8 9 (9.09%) VBA Developer
9 7 (7.07%) Python Developer
10 6 (6.06%) Applications Developer
10 6 (6.06%) Front Office RAD Developer
10 6 (6.06%) WebSphere Developer
11 5 (5.05%) Architect
11 5 (5.05%) Senior WebSphere Developer
11 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Developer
12 4 (4.04%) Java Applications Developer
12 4 (4.04%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (27.27%) Web Services
2 24 (24.24%) REST
3 21 (21.21%) Spring
4 20 (20.20%) SOAP
5 18 (18.18%) XML
6 16 (16.16%) J2EE
7 13 (13.13%) JSON
7 13 (13.13%) RESTful
8 12 (12.12%) .NET
9 11 (11.11%) JSTL
10 10 (10.10%) Struts
11 8 (8.08%) AngularJS
11 8 (8.08%) Hibernate
11 8 (8.08%) HTML
12 6 (6.06%) Apache Camel
12 6 (6.06%) ASP.NET
12 6 (6.06%) JDBC
12 6 (6.06%) JMS
12 6 (6.06%) XSD
12 6 (6.06%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.14%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.10%) Derivative
3 9 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (5.05%) Fintech
5 4 (4.04%) Fixed Income
5 4 (4.04%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.03%) Equities
6 3 (3.03%) Market Risk
6 3 (3.03%) Taxonomies
6 3 (3.03%) User Experience
7 2 (2.02%) Credit Risk
7 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.02%) Reinsurance
7 2 (2.02%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.01%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.01%) IPTV
8 1 (1.01%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.01%) PKI
8 1 (1.01%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.17%) Linux
2 9 (9.09%) Unix
3 7 (7.07%) Solaris
4 6 (6.06%) HPUX
4 6 (6.06%) Windows
5 4 (4.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (47.47%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (25.25%) TDD
3 17 (17.17%) Mathematics
4 16 (16.16%) E-Commerce
4 16 (16.16%) Validation
5 15 (15.15%) OO
5 15 (15.15%) Scrum
6 13 (13.13%) RUP
7 12 (12.12%) Mentoring
7 12 (12.12%) UML
7 12 (12.12%) Waterfall
8 11 (11.11%) Open Source
9 10 (10.10%) SDLC
10 9 (9.09%) Asset Management
10 9 (9.09%) MVC
10 9 (9.09%) Project Planning
10 9 (9.09%) Prototyping
10 9 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
11 8 (8.08%) Business Analysis
11 8 (8.08%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 41 (41.41%) Java
2 37 (37.37%) SQL
3 24 (24.24%) Python
3 24 (24.24%) VBA
4 23 (23.23%) C#
5 14 (14.14%) JavaScript
6 9 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.04%) MATLAB
7 4 (4.04%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.03%) Go
8 3 (3.03%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.02%) C
9 2 (2.02%) Perl
9 2 (2.02%) R
9 2 (2.02%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.01%) AWK
Qualifications
1 23 (23.23%) Degree
2 4 (4.04%) MBA
3 2 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.01%) APMP
4 1 (1.01%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.01%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.07%) QA
2 3 (3.03%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.01%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (5.05%) HDFS
2 4 (4.04%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.01%) Docker
3 1 (1.01%) LXC
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.01%) Ansible
2 1 (1.01%) MOM
2 1 (1.01%) OpenView
2 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.01%) Puppet
2 1 (1.01%) SCCM
2 1 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.01%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (22.22%) Oracle
2 9 (9.09%) hybris
3 8 (8.08%) Bloomberg
3 8 (8.08%) IBM
4 5 (5.05%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.05%) Sybase
5 4 (4.04%) Cloudera
5 4 (4.04%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.04%) Reuters
6 3 (3.03%) MuleSoft
7 2 (2.02%) FactSet
7 2 (2.02%) Informatica
7 2 (2.02%) SAP
8 1 (1.01%) BMC
8 1 (1.01%) DataFlux
8 1 (1.01%) Siebel
8 1 (1.01%) Splunk
8 1 (1.01%) Sun
8 1 (1.01%) VMware
8 1 (1.01%) VocaLink
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