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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 337 364 293
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -71
Contract jobs citing RAD 76 51 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.22% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.28% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 39 89
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£488 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £395 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £590 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £40.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-20.98% +22.72%
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
18573 18510 19068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.23% 78.87% 78.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13213 12901 13213
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 224 260
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -26.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.10 £53.50 £51.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +1 23 £513 -2.38% 6
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 81 (43.09%) VBA
2 73 (38.83%) Finance
3 72 (38.30%) Front Office
3 72 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (34.04%) SQL
5 59 (31.38%) Java
6 58 (30.85%) .NET
7 57 (30.32%) C#
8 55 (29.26%) SQL Server
9 54 (28.72%) Python
10 49 (26.06%) Banking
11 37 (19.68%) Derivative
12 33 (17.55%) Degree
12 33 (17.55%) MS Excel
13 32 (17.02%) Investment Banking
13 32 (17.02%) Waterfall
14 30 (15.96%) Microsoft
15 27 (14.36%) Oracle
16 24 (12.77%) JavaScript
16 24 (12.77%) Fixed Income
17 20 (10.64%) Scrum
17 20 (10.64%) Risk Management
17 20 (10.64%) Project Management
18 18 (9.57%) UML
18 18 (9.57%) Relational Database
19 17 (9.04%) MS Access
19 17 (9.04%) HTML
19 17 (9.04%) SQL Server 2008
19 17 (9.04%) Mathematics
20 16 (8.51%) Asset Management

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 10 (5.32%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.79%) WebLogic
2 9 (4.79%) Node.js
3 7 (3.72%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.66%) GlassFish
4 5 (2.66%) JBoss
4 5 (2.66%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.06%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.06%) IPython
6 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.53%) SAS
6 1 (0.53%) FileNet
6 1 (0.53%) MQSeries
Applications
1 33 (17.55%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.26%) MS Office
3 7 (3.72%) MS Project
4 6 (3.19%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.66%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.19%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.06%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.53%) Tridion
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.13%) SaaS
2 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.19%) Internet
2 1 (0.53%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (29.26%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.57%) Relational Database
3 17 (9.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (9.04%) MS Access
4 8 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (3.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.66%) QlikView
7 4 (2.13%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.60%) DTS
8 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.60%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.06%) DB2
9 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.53%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.53%) OLAP
10 1 (0.53%) Informix
Development Applications
1 7 (3.72%) Ant
2 5 (2.66%) Maven
3 4 (2.13%) JIRA
4 3 (1.60%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.06%) Subversion
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.53%) Moq
6 1 (0.53%) Hudson
6 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.53%) JUnit
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.53%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.53%) Log4j
6 1 (0.53%) NUnit
General
1 73 (38.83%) Finance
2 72 (38.30%) Front Office
3 49 (26.06%) Banking
4 32 (17.02%) Investment Banking
5 9 (4.79%) Retail
5 9 (4.79%) Financial Institution
6 6 (3.19%) French Language
6 6 (3.19%) Back Office
7 5 (2.66%) Law
8 4 (2.13%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.06%) Legal
10 1 (0.53%) Billing
10 1 (0.53%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 118 (62.77%) Developer
2 57 (30.32%) RAD Developer
3 27 (14.36%) Analyst
4 24 (12.77%) Excel Developer
5 21 (11.17%) Project Manager
6 16 (8.51%) Java Developer
7 15 (7.98%) VBA Developer
8 13 (6.91%) Senior Developer
9 12 (6.38%) Business Analyst
9 12 (6.38%) Excel VBA Developer
10 11 (5.85%) Python Developer
10 11 (5.85%) Front Office Developer
11 9 (4.79%) Software Engineer
11 9 (4.79%) C# Developer
12 8 (4.26%) SQL Developer
13 7 (3.72%) Architect
14 6 (3.19%) Consultant
14 6 (3.19%) Solutions Architect
14 6 (3.19%) SQL Server Developer
15 5 (2.66%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (30.85%) .NET
2 17 (9.04%) HTML
3 16 (8.51%) ASP.NET
4 15 (7.98%) Web Services
5 11 (5.85%) HTML5
5 11 (5.85%) REST
6 9 (4.79%) Spring
6 9 (4.79%) J2EE
7 8 (4.26%) XML
8 6 (3.19%) Struts
8 6 (3.19%) JSTL
9 5 (2.66%) SOAP
9 5 (2.66%) CSS
9 5 (2.66%) OSGi
10 4 (2.13%) WPF
11 3 (1.60%) AngularJS
12 2 (1.06%) Pandas
12 2 (1.06%) Matplotlib
12 2 (1.06%) SQLAlchemy
12 2 (1.06%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 37 (19.68%) Derivative
2 24 (12.77%) Fixed Income
3 17 (9.04%) Mathematics
4 13 (6.91%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 12 (6.38%) Market Risk
6 11 (5.85%) Computer Science
6 11 (5.85%) Equities
7 10 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (4.79%) Hedge funds
8 9 (4.79%) Equity Derivative
9 5 (2.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (2.66%) Credit Risk
10 4 (2.13%) Economics
11 3 (1.60%) PMI
12 2 (1.06%) Visualisation
12 2 (1.06%) Data Centre
12 2 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (1.06%) User Experience
12 2 (1.06%) Physics
13 1 (0.53%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.72%) UNIX
2 6 (3.19%) Windows
3 4 (2.13%) Linux
4 1 (0.53%) HPUX
4 1 (0.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (17.02%) Waterfall
3 20 (10.64%) Scrum
3 20 (10.64%) Risk Management
3 20 (10.64%) Project Management
4 18 (9.57%) UML
5 16 (8.51%) RUP
5 16 (8.51%) Asset Management
6 15 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (7.98%) OO
7 14 (7.45%) Quantitative Analysis
8 13 (6.91%) ITIL
8 13 (6.91%) PRINCE2
8 13 (6.91%) TDD
9 12 (6.38%) Migration
9 12 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (6.38%) Software Engineering
9 12 (6.38%) Business Analysis
9 12 (6.38%) Data Migration
10 11 (5.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 81 (43.09%) VBA
2 64 (34.04%) SQL
3 59 (31.38%) Java
4 57 (30.32%) C#
5 54 (28.72%) Python
6 24 (12.77%) JavaScript
7 16 (8.51%) Go
8 13 (6.91%) C++
9 11 (5.85%) R
10 10 (5.32%) Ruby
11 9 (4.79%) VB.NET
12 8 (4.26%) MATLAB
13 6 (3.19%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.60%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.60%) Cython
15 2 (1.06%) PowerShell
15 2 (1.06%) Perl
15 2 (1.06%) VB
16 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.53%) XPath
Qualifications
1 33 (17.55%) Degree
2 9 (4.79%) PMI Certification
3 7 (3.72%) DV Cleared
3 7 (3.72%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (3.19%) PMP
5 2 (1.06%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.06%) ISEB
6 1 (0.53%) APMP
6 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.85%) QA
2 4 (2.13%) SLA
3 1 (0.53%) COBIT
3 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.53%) COREP
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.53%) Nagios
Vendors
1 30 (15.96%) Microsoft
2 27 (14.36%) Oracle
3 5 (2.66%) SAP
3 5 (2.66%) hybris
4 3 (1.60%) Progress
5 2 (1.06%) Sybase
5 2 (1.06%) Wall Street Systems
5 2 (1.06%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (1.06%) Bloomberg
5 2 (1.06%) Perforce
6 1 (0.53%) Teradata
6 1 (0.53%) Blue Martini
6 1 (0.53%) ATG
6 1 (0.53%) Elastic Path
6 1 (0.53%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.53%) Solace
6 1 (0.53%) Cognos
6 1 (0.53%) Siebel
6 1 (0.53%) IBM
6 1 (0.53%) Interwoven
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Posted: 11 hours ago
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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Rate: £300 - £650 per day
Posted: 26 days ago