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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 288 304 242
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -62
Contract jobs citing RAD 111 80 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.52% 0.37% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.47% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 41 95
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£500 £525 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 - £39.00
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
16714 17075 15210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.73% 78.57% 76.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11868 11661 10681
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 236 247
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £67.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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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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 +35 36 £525 +5.00% 4
Harrow - - - -
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 105 (49.07%) VBA
2 87 (40.65%) Java
3 76 (35.51%) SQL
4 75 (35.05%) Finance
5 72 (33.64%) Front Office
6 61 (28.50%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (26.17%) Banking
8 52 (24.30%) C#
9 48 (22.43%) SQL Server
10 42 (19.63%) Derivative
11 40 (18.69%) Python
12 36 (16.82%) Oracle
13 32 (14.95%) JavaScript
14 30 (14.02%) J2EE
15 29 (13.55%) MVC
16 28 (13.08%) .NET
17 27 (12.62%) Degree
18 24 (11.21%) Investment Banking
19 23 (10.75%) MS Excel
20 22 (10.28%) Web Services
20 22 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
21 20 (9.35%) HTML
21 20 (9.35%) CSS
22 19 (8.88%) ETL
22 19 (8.88%) Equities
22 19 (8.88%) Equity Derivative
22 19 (8.88%) Waterfall
23 18 (8.41%) E-Commerce
24 17 (7.94%) XML
24 17 (7.94%) T-SQL

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 17 (7.94%) WebSphere
2 13 (6.07%) WebLogic
3 10 (4.67%) Oracle Application Server
4 5 (2.34%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.47%) Node.js
6 1 (0.47%) JBoss
Applications
1 23 (10.75%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.14%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (2.34%) MS Office
4 4 (1.87%) MS Project
5 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.47%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (3.27%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.47%) Bond Adapt
2 1 (0.47%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.47%) ATM
1 1 (0.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (22.43%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (6.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (5.61%) Relational Database
5 8 (3.74%) MS Access
6 6 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.80%) QlikView
7 5 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.87%) Star Schema
8 4 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.93%) OLAP Cube
10 2 (0.93%) OLAP
11 1 (0.47%) DB2
11 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.47%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.47%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 5 (2.34%) Maven
2 4 (1.87%) JIRA
2 4 (1.87%) Subversion
2 4 (1.87%) Ant
2 4 (1.87%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.40%) JUnit
4 2 (0.93%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (0.47%) Moq
5 1 (0.47%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.47%) NUnit
5 1 (0.47%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 75 (35.05%) Finance
2 72 (33.64%) Front Office
3 56 (26.17%) Banking
4 24 (11.21%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.80%) Retail
5 6 (2.80%) Marketing
6 5 (2.34%) French Language
6 5 (2.34%) Back Office
7 3 (1.40%) Law
8 2 (0.93%) Legal
9 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 159 (74.30%) Developer
2 63 (29.44%) RAD Developer
3 43 (20.09%) Excel Developer
4 27 (12.62%) VBA Developer
5 17 (7.94%) Java Developer
5 17 (7.94%) C# Developer
6 15 (7.01%) Front Office Developer
7 14 (6.54%) Analyst
8 11 (5.14%) Senior Developer
9 10 (4.67%) Project Manager
9 10 (4.67%) WebSphere Developer
9 10 (4.67%) Excel VBA Developer
10 8 (3.74%) Business Analyst
10 8 (3.74%) J2EE Developer
10 8 (3.74%) .NET Developer
11 7 (3.27%) SQL Developer
11 7 (3.27%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (3.27%) Quantitative Developer
11 7 (3.27%) Web Developer
11 7 (3.27%) Senior VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (14.02%) J2EE
2 28 (13.08%) .NET
3 22 (10.28%) Web Services
4 20 (9.35%) HTML
4 20 (9.35%) CSS
5 17 (7.94%) XML
6 15 (7.01%) ASP.NET
7 14 (6.54%) Spring
8 12 (5.61%) Hibernate
9 11 (5.14%) REST
10 10 (4.67%) Struts
10 10 (4.67%) EJB
10 10 (4.67%) JDBC
10 10 (4.67%) JSP
10 10 (4.67%) Servlets
10 10 (4.67%) JPA
11 9 (4.21%) jQuery
11 9 (4.21%) Taglibs
11 9 (4.21%) DAO
12 8 (3.74%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 42 (19.63%) Derivative
2 22 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (8.88%) Equity Derivative
3 19 (8.88%) Equities
4 10 (4.67%) Fixed Income
5 7 (3.27%) Market Risk
6 6 (2.80%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.80%) Hedge funds
6 6 (2.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.40%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.40%) Physics
9 2 (0.93%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (0.93%) Economics
9 2 (0.93%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.93%) User Experience
10 1 (0.47%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.47%) Swaptions
10 1 (0.47%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.47%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.07%) Windows
2 5 (2.34%) Linux
3 3 (1.40%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (28.50%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (13.55%) MVC
3 19 (8.88%) ETL
3 19 (8.88%) Waterfall
4 18 (8.41%) E-Commerce
5 16 (7.48%) Quantitative Analysis
6 15 (7.01%) OO
7 14 (6.54%) Scrum
8 13 (6.07%) Business Analysis
9 12 (5.61%) Unit Testing
9 12 (5.61%) Migration
9 12 (5.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (4.67%) Project Management
10 10 (4.67%) Validation
10 10 (4.67%) TDD
10 10 (4.67%) PRINCE2
10 10 (4.67%) DevOps
11 9 (4.21%) Integration Testing
11 9 (4.21%) Project Planning
12 8 (3.74%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 105 (49.07%) VBA
2 87 (40.65%) Java
3 76 (35.51%) SQL
4 52 (24.30%) C#
5 40 (18.69%) Python
6 32 (14.95%) JavaScript
7 17 (7.94%) T-SQL
8 10 (4.67%) C++
9 4 (1.87%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.87%) Perl
10 3 (1.40%) Cython
10 3 (1.40%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.93%) IPython
11 2 (0.93%) VB
11 2 (0.93%) C
12 1 (0.47%) PHP
12 1 (0.47%) Ada
12 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.47%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (12.62%) Degree
2 16 (7.48%) Security Cleared
3 15 (7.01%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.27%) PMP
4 7 (3.27%) PMI Certification
5 5 (2.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.40%) VCP4
7 2 (0.93%) ISEB
8 1 (0.47%) PhD
8 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.47%) GNVQ
8 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.80%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.93%) SLA
3 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.47%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 36 (16.82%) Oracle
2 15 (7.01%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.54%) IBM
4 6 (2.80%) Sybase
4 6 (2.80%) Telerik
5 4 (1.87%) SAP
6 3 (1.40%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.40%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.93%) TOWER Software
7 2 (0.93%) Perforce
7 2 (0.93%) Tableau
8 1 (0.47%) FactSet
8 1 (0.47%) Planview
8 1 (0.47%) StatPro
8 1 (0.47%) Niku
London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Stott & May
Rate: £450 - £475 Per Day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago