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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 342 310 326
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +16
Contract jobs citing RAD 66 105 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.50% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.62% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 78 45
Average daily rate £563 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £365 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £450 £418
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £29.75 -
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -
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
17658 17038 17712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.38% 80.34% 80.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12589 12189 12162
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 200 245
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.39 £47.50 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +10 10 £600 +14.28% 5
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 70 (50.36%) C#
2 63 (45.32%) SQL
2 63 (45.32%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (37.41%) VBA
4 50 (35.97%) Java
4 50 (35.97%) JavaScript
4 50 (35.97%) Front Office
5 44 (31.65%) .NET
6 42 (30.22%) HTML
7 40 (28.78%) SQL Server
8 36 (25.90%) Oracle
9 33 (23.74%) Finance
10 27 (19.42%) Web Services
11 26 (18.71%) CSS
11 26 (18.71%) Banking
12 23 (16.55%) ASP.NET
13 22 (15.83%) J2EE
14 20 (14.39%) Spring
15 19 (13.67%) XML
16 18 (12.95%) Asset Management
16 18 (12.95%) Derivative
17 17 (12.23%) Python
17 17 (12.23%) MVC
17 17 (12.23%) Risk Management
17 17 (12.23%) AngularJS
18 16 (11.51%) Relational Database
18 16 (11.51%) Scrum
18 16 (11.51%) HTML5
19 15 (10.79%) jQuery
19 15 (10.79%) MS Excel

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 11 (7.91%) WebLogic
1 11 (7.91%) WebSphere
2 8 (5.76%) Node.js
2 8 (5.76%) Oracle Application Server
3 7 (5.04%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.32%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.32%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.16%) GlassFish
5 3 (2.16%) JBoss
5 3 (2.16%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.44%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (10.79%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.88%) MS Office
2 4 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.16%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.44%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Kondor
2 1 (0.72%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Office 365
1 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.60%) HTTP
2 4 (2.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (28.78%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.51%) Relational Database
3 11 (7.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (5.04%) Oracle Database
4 7 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.32%) DB2
6 5 (3.60%) MS Access
6 5 (3.60%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.44%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.72%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.72%) FileMaker
9 1 (0.72%) MySQL
9 1 (0.72%) OLAP
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.32%) Git (software)
1 6 (4.32%) Rational Application Developer
1 6 (4.32%) Subversion
1 6 (4.32%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 5 (3.60%) JIRA
3 4 (2.88%) Ant
3 4 (2.88%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.88%) Hudson
3 4 (2.88%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.88%) Maven
4 3 (2.16%) JIRA Agile
4 3 (2.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 50 (35.97%) Front Office
2 33 (23.74%) Finance
3 26 (18.71%) Banking
4 11 (7.91%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.32%) Financial Institution
6 5 (3.60%) Marketing
7 2 (1.44%) Retail
8 1 (0.72%) Games
8 1 (0.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 88 (63.31%) Developer
2 39 (28.06%) RAD Developer
3 24 (17.27%) C# Developer
4 23 (16.55%) VBA Developer
5 17 (12.23%) .NET Developer
5 17 (12.23%) Java Developer
6 15 (10.79%) Analyst
7 14 (10.07%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (10.07%) Front Office Developer
8 13 (9.35%) Excel Developer
8 13 (9.35%) Excel VBA Developer
8 13 (9.35%) SQL Developer
9 11 (7.91%) ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (7.91%) Business Analyst
9 11 (7.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (7.19%) Architect
11 9 (6.47%) Front Office RAD Developer
12 8 (5.76%) HTML Developer
12 8 (5.76%) JavaScript Developer
12 8 (5.76%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (31.65%) .NET
2 42 (30.22%) HTML
3 27 (19.42%) Web Services
4 26 (18.71%) CSS
5 23 (16.55%) ASP.NET
6 22 (15.83%) J2EE
7 20 (14.39%) Spring
8 19 (13.67%) XML
9 17 (12.23%) AngularJS
10 16 (11.51%) HTML5
11 15 (10.79%) jQuery
12 12 (8.63%) Ajax
12 12 (8.63%) Hibernate
13 11 (7.91%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (7.91%) Struts
14 9 (6.47%) .NET Framework
15 8 (5.76%) EJB
15 8 (5.76%) JMS
15 8 (5.76%) JPA
15 8 (5.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.95%) Derivative
2 13 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.76%) Fixed Income
4 7 (5.04%) Equities
5 6 (4.32%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.32%) Web 2.0
6 5 (3.60%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (2.16%) Credit Risk
7 3 (2.16%) Hedge funds
7 3 (2.16%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 3 (2.16%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.16%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.72%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.72%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.07%) Windows
2 12 (8.63%) Unix
3 6 (4.32%) Linux
4 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (45.32%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (12.95%) Asset Management
3 17 (12.23%) MVC
3 17 (12.23%) Risk Management
4 16 (11.51%) Scrum
5 13 (9.35%) OO
6 12 (8.63%) Project Management
6 12 (8.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (7.19%) Analytics
8 9 (6.47%) Data Analysis
8 9 (6.47%) Waterfall
8 9 (6.47%) Web Development
9 8 (5.76%) DevOps
9 8 (5.76%) E-Commerce
9 8 (5.76%) Portfolio Management
9 8 (5.76%) TDD
10 7 (5.04%) Migration
10 7 (5.04%) OOD
10 7 (5.04%) RUP
10 7 (5.04%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (50.36%) C#
2 63 (45.32%) SQL
3 52 (37.41%) VBA
4 50 (35.97%) Java
4 50 (35.97%) JavaScript
5 17 (12.23%) Python
6 9 (6.47%) Ruby
6 9 (6.47%) T-SQL
7 8 (5.76%) C
8 7 (5.04%) Go
9 6 (4.32%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.60%) C++
10 5 (3.60%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.88%) Perl
12 3 (2.16%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.44%) R
14 1 (0.72%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.72%) PHP
14 1 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (5.76%) Degree
1 8 (5.76%) DV Cleared
1 8 (5.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.72%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.16%) SLA
2 2 (1.44%) QA
3 1 (0.72%) COBIT
3 1 (0.72%) COREP
3 1 (0.72%) PMBOK
System Software
1 3 (2.16%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 36 (25.90%) Oracle
2 12 (8.63%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.47%) Sybase
4 8 (5.76%) Telerik
5 7 (5.04%) Bloomberg
6 4 (2.88%) Perforce
7 3 (2.16%) ATG
7 3 (2.16%) hybris
7 3 (2.16%) IBM
7 3 (2.16%) Twitter
8 2 (1.44%) Adobe
8 2 (1.44%) Reuters
9 1 (0.72%) FactSet
9 1 (0.72%) Google
9 1 (0.72%) QAD
9 1 (0.72%) Sencha
9 1 (0.72%) Tableau
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