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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
England / London
Rank 358 359 306
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -53
Contract jobs citing RAD 45 57 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.27% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.32% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 31 80
Median daily rate £488 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.21% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £385 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £700 £587
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £41.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-47.87% +83.33%

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
16153 17661 17197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.51% 84.12% 81.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11671 12516 12421
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 206 192
Median hourly rate £31.50 £24.23 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +10.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.99 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -10 6 £475 -20.83% 2
Docklands, London - 1 £650 -
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 48 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (44.83%) SQL
3 38 (43.68%) Finance
4 36 (41.38%) Banking
5 33 (37.93%) Java
6 24 (27.59%) Oracle
7 23 (26.44%) VBA
8 22 (25.29%) Web Services
8 22 (25.29%) TDD
9 20 (22.99%) C#
10 19 (21.84%) Spring
11 17 (19.54%) SQL Server
11 17 (19.54%) SOAP
11 17 (19.54%) Degree
12 16 (18.39%) Front Office
13 15 (17.24%) Scrum
13 15 (17.24%) Python
13 15 (17.24%) WebSphere
13 15 (17.24%) REST
14 14 (16.09%) Waterfall
14 14 (16.09%) Eclipse
14 14 (16.09%) XML
14 14 (16.09%) .NET
15 13 (14.94%) E-Commerce
15 13 (14.94%) OO
15 13 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (13.79%) SDLC
16 12 (13.79%) RESTful
16 12 (13.79%) Maven
16 12 (13.79%) Computer Science

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 15 (17.24%) WebSphere
2 10 (11.49%) Tomcat
3 8 (9.20%) WebLogic
4 5 (5.75%) Apache
4 5 (5.75%) CMS
4 5 (5.75%) GlassFish
4 5 (5.75%) JBoss
4 5 (5.75%) MQSeries
5 3 (3.45%) Apache Spark
5 3 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (12.64%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.20%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (6.90%) MS Office
3 6 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) GitHub
1 2 (2.30%) Office 365
1 2 (2.30%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.15%) SaaS
2 1 (1.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) 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 17 (19.54%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.49%) Oracle Database
3 9 (10.34%) MS Access
4 8 (9.20%) MySQL
5 7 (8.05%) Big Data
6 5 (5.75%) OLAP
6 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (5.75%) Oracle OLAP
6 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (4.60%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (4.60%) Data Lake
7 4 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (4.60%) Hadoop
7 4 (4.60%) NoSQL
8 3 (3.45%) Apache Hive
8 3 (3.45%) HBase
8 3 (3.45%) OLTP
8 3 (3.45%) Power BI
8 3 (3.45%) PowerPivot
8 3 (3.45%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 14 (16.09%) Eclipse
2 12 (13.79%) Maven
3 9 (10.34%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 8 (9.20%) JIRA
5 7 (8.05%) Git (software)
5 7 (8.05%) JUnit
5 7 (8.05%) Subversion
6 5 (5.75%) Ant
6 5 (5.75%) Mockito
7 4 (4.60%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (2.30%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.30%) Gradle
9 2 (2.30%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.30%) JProfiler
9 2 (2.30%) Ranorex
9 2 (2.30%) Selenium
9 2 (2.30%) SonarQube
9 2 (2.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (43.68%) Finance
2 36 (41.38%) Banking
3 16 (18.39%) Front Office
4 9 (10.34%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.60%) Back Office
5 4 (4.60%) General Ledger
6 3 (3.45%) Advertising
7 2 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.15%) Legal
8 1 (1.15%) Marketing
8 1 (1.15%) Retail
8 1 (1.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (55.17%) Developer
2 18 (20.69%) Analyst
3 14 (16.09%) RAD Developer
4 13 (14.94%) SQL Developer
5 12 (13.79%) Business Analyst
6 11 (12.64%) Java Developer
7 9 (10.34%) Architect
7 9 (10.34%) C# Developer
8 8 (9.20%) Senior Developer
8 8 (9.20%) VBA Developer
9 7 (8.05%) Hybris Developer
10 5 (5.75%) Data Analyst
10 5 (5.75%) Excel Developer
10 5 (5.75%) Excel VBA Developer
10 5 (5.75%) Front Office Developer
10 5 (5.75%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (5.75%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (5.75%) WebSphere Developer
11 4 (4.60%) Oracle Developer
11 4 (4.60%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.29%) Web Services
2 19 (21.84%) Spring
3 17 (19.54%) SOAP
4 15 (17.24%) REST
5 14 (16.09%) .NET
5 14 (16.09%) XML
6 12 (13.79%) RESTful
7 10 (11.49%) JSON
8 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET
8 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (8.05%) Hibernate
8 7 (8.05%) J2EE
8 7 (8.05%) JSTL
8 7 (8.05%) Spring Boot
8 7 (8.05%) Struts
9 5 (5.75%) AngularJS
9 5 (5.75%) Apache Camel
9 5 (5.75%) Ehcache
9 5 (5.75%) JMS
9 5 (5.75%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (13.79%) Computer Science
3 11 (12.64%) Derivative
4 10 (11.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (9.20%) Mathematics
6 7 (8.05%) Management Information System
7 6 (6.90%) User Experience
8 5 (5.75%) Fintech
8 5 (5.75%) Fixed Income
9 3 (3.45%) Data Integration
9 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (3.45%) Market Risk
9 3 (3.45%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (3.45%) PKI
9 3 (3.45%) Taxonomies
10 2 (2.30%) Reinsurance
10 2 (2.30%) Video on Demand
10 2 (2.30%) Visualisation
11 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
11 1 (1.15%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.64%) Linux
1 11 (12.64%) Unix
2 8 (9.20%) Solaris
2 8 (9.20%) Windows
3 5 (5.75%) HPUX
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (2.30%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (25.29%) TDD
3 15 (17.24%) Scrum
4 14 (16.09%) Waterfall
5 13 (14.94%) E-Commerce
5 13 (14.94%) OO
6 12 (13.79%) SDLC
6 12 (13.79%) Validation
7 11 (12.64%) Analytics
7 11 (12.64%) Project Management
7 11 (12.64%) Project Planning
8 10 (11.49%) Mentoring
8 10 (11.49%) Open Source
8 10 (11.49%) Workflow
9 9 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (10.34%) Data Modelling
9 9 (10.34%) MVC
9 9 (10.34%) RUP
9 9 (10.34%) UML
10 8 (9.20%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 39 (44.83%) SQL
2 33 (37.93%) Java
3 23 (26.44%) VBA
4 20 (22.99%) C#
5 15 (17.24%) Python
6 10 (11.49%) T-SQL
7 9 (10.34%) JavaScript
8 7 (8.05%) C
9 4 (4.60%) PL/SQL
9 4 (4.60%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.45%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.45%) VB
11 2 (2.30%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.15%) C++
12 1 (1.15%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (19.54%) Degree
2 3 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.30%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.30%) PMP
4 1 (1.15%) APMP
4 1 (1.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.34%) QA
2 4 (4.60%) 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%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.45%) HDFS
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) Hadoop YARN
1 3 (3.45%) MOM
1 3 (3.45%) OpenView
1 3 (3.45%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.30%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.15%) SCCM
3 1 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (27.59%) Oracle
2 8 (9.20%) Bloomberg
2 8 (9.20%) IBM
2 8 (9.20%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.05%) hybris
4 5 (5.75%) MuleSoft
4 5 (5.75%) Sybase
5 4 (4.60%) Reuters
6 3 (3.45%) BMC
6 3 (3.45%) Informatica
6 3 (3.45%) SAP
6 3 (3.45%) Sun
6 3 (3.45%) VMware
7 2 (2.30%) FactSet
7 2 (2.30%) Palantir
7 2 (2.30%) Tableau
8 1 (1.15%) DataFlux
8 1 (1.15%) Siebel
8 1 (1.15%) VocaLink
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