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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 355 358 285
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -73
Contract jobs citing RAD 69 54 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.24% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.30% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 38 94
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£450 £520 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% -3.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £395 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £598 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +31.06%
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
18365 18102 18348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.72% 78.99% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13067 12777 12671
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
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 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 226 280
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 0 21 £450 -14.28% 6
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 84 (43.98%) VBA
2 77 (40.31%) Front Office
3 72 (37.70%) Finance
4 71 (37.17%) Java
5 67 (35.08%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (34.03%) SQL
7 61 (31.94%) Python
8 53 (27.75%) Banking
9 49 (25.65%) .NET
9 49 (25.65%) SQL Server
10 46 (24.08%) C#
11 44 (23.04%) Derivative
12 36 (18.85%) Investment Banking
13 33 (17.28%) Degree
14 29 (15.18%) Waterfall
15 26 (13.61%) Oracle
15 26 (13.61%) MS Excel
16 24 (12.57%) JavaScript
17 23 (12.04%) Fixed Income
18 21 (10.99%) Microsoft
19 20 (10.47%) Go
20 18 (9.42%) UML
20 18 (9.42%) OO
20 18 (9.42%) Quantitative Analysis
21 17 (8.90%) HTML
21 17 (8.90%) Scrum
21 17 (8.90%) SQL Server 2008
22 16 (8.38%) RUP
23 15 (7.85%) C++
23 15 (7.85%) Risk Management

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 13 (6.81%) WebLogic
2 8 (4.19%) Node.js
3 7 (3.66%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.66%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.62%) GlassFish
4 5 (2.62%) Oracle Application Server
4 5 (2.62%) JBoss
4 5 (2.62%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.57%) IPython
6 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.52%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 26 (13.61%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.14%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.14%) MS Project
3 5 (2.62%) MS Office
4 4 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.66%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.05%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.52%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (25.65%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (7.33%) MS Access
4 12 (6.28%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.62%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.09%) QlikView
8 4 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.57%) DTS
9 3 (1.57%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.05%) DB2
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.52%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 9 (4.71%) Ant
2 6 (3.14%) Maven
3 5 (2.62%) JIRA
4 4 (2.09%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.05%) Subversion
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.52%) Moq
6 1 (0.52%) Hudson
6 1 (0.52%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.52%) JUnit
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.52%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.52%) Log4j
6 1 (0.52%) NUnit
6 1 (0.52%) CruiseControl
General
1 77 (40.31%) Front Office
2 72 (37.70%) Finance
3 53 (27.75%) Banking
4 36 (18.85%) Investment Banking
5 8 (4.19%) Retail
6 7 (3.66%) Financial Institution
6 7 (3.66%) French Language
7 5 (2.62%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.62%) Law
8 4 (2.09%) Back Office
9 1 (0.52%) Legal
9 1 (0.52%) Billing
9 1 (0.52%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 128 (67.02%) Developer
2 63 (32.98%) RAD Developer
3 29 (15.18%) Excel Developer
4 27 (14.14%) Analyst
5 17 (8.90%) Java Developer
6 16 (8.38%) Senior Developer
7 15 (7.85%) Front Office Developer
7 15 (7.85%) VBA Developer
8 13 (6.81%) Project Manager
8 13 (6.81%) Business Analyst
9 12 (6.28%) Python Developer
10 10 (5.24%) Excel VBA Developer
11 9 (4.71%) C# Developer
12 8 (4.19%) Software Engineer
13 7 (3.66%) Architect
13 7 (3.66%) SQL Developer
14 6 (3.14%) Consultant
14 6 (3.14%) Solutions Architect
15 5 (2.62%) SQL Server Developer
15 5 (2.62%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (25.65%) .NET
2 17 (8.90%) HTML
3 14 (7.33%) Web Services
4 12 (6.28%) J2EE
4 12 (6.28%) Spring
5 10 (5.24%) ASP.NET
5 10 (5.24%) HTML5
6 8 (4.19%) REST
6 8 (4.19%) XML
7 6 (3.14%) CSS
7 6 (3.14%) Struts
7 6 (3.14%) JSTL
8 5 (2.62%) JPA
8 5 (2.62%) Hibernate
8 5 (2.62%) SOAP
8 5 (2.62%) OSGi
9 4 (2.09%) WPF
10 3 (1.57%) WCF
10 3 (1.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 3 (1.57%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 44 (23.04%) Derivative
2 23 (12.04%) Fixed Income
3 14 (7.33%) Equity Derivative
3 14 (7.33%) Mathematics
4 13 (6.81%) Equities
5 12 (6.28%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 11 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (4.71%) Computer Science
8 8 (4.19%) Market Risk
8 8 (4.19%) Hedge funds
9 6 (3.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (2.62%) Economics
11 3 (1.57%) PMI
11 3 (1.57%) Credit Risk
12 2 (1.05%) Physics
12 2 (1.05%) Mobile Banking
13 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.52%) Data Centre
13 1 (0.52%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.66%) UNIX
2 4 (2.09%) Windows
2 4 (2.09%) Linux
3 1 (0.52%) HPUX
3 1 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (35.08%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (15.18%) Waterfall
3 18 (9.42%) Quantitative Analysis
3 18 (9.42%) UML
3 18 (9.42%) OO
4 17 (8.90%) Scrum
5 16 (8.38%) RUP
6 15 (7.85%) Project Management
6 15 (7.85%) Risk Management
7 13 (6.81%) SOA
7 13 (6.81%) TDD
7 13 (6.81%) Business Analysis
8 12 (6.28%) ITIL
9 11 (5.76%) PRINCE2
9 11 (5.76%) Software Engineering
10 10 (5.24%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (5.24%) Migration
11 9 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (4.71%) Validation
11 9 (4.71%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 84 (43.98%) VBA
2 71 (37.17%) Java
3 65 (34.03%) SQL
4 61 (31.94%) Python
5 46 (24.08%) C#
6 24 (12.57%) JavaScript
7 20 (10.47%) Go
8 15 (7.85%) C++
9 9 (4.71%) Ruby
10 7 (3.66%) R
11 6 (3.14%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.62%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.62%) MATLAB
13 4 (2.09%) Cython
14 2 (1.05%) VB
14 2 (1.05%) Perl
14 2 (1.05%) C
15 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.52%) XPath
15 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (17.28%) Degree
2 11 (5.76%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.24%) DV Cleared
4 9 (4.71%) PMI Certification
5 6 (3.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (3.14%) PMP
6 2 (1.05%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.05%) ISEB
6 2 (1.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.24%) QA
2 3 (1.57%) SLA
3 1 (0.52%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (13.61%) Oracle
2 21 (10.99%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.62%) hybris
4 3 (1.57%) Sybase
4 3 (1.57%) SAP
4 3 (1.57%) Progress
5 2 (1.05%) IBM
5 2 (1.05%) Wall Street Systems
6 1 (0.52%) Elastic Path
6 1 (0.52%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.52%) Solace
6 1 (0.52%) Interwoven
6 1 (0.52%) ATG
6 1 (0.52%) Perforce
6 1 (0.52%) Telerik
6 1 (0.52%) Blue Martini
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £400 to £440 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago