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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 354 306 307
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +1
Contract jobs citing RAD 70 117 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.46% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.60% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 86 87
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£500 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £425 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £694 £616 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £279 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-30.31% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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
18458 19449 19685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.13% 76.63% 74.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12825 13607 13265
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 234 365
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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 -4 19 £525 -4.54% 7
Paddington - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 57 (44.88%) SQL
2 50 (39.37%) Finance
3 44 (34.65%) Banking
4 39 (30.71%) C#
5 36 (28.35%) VBA
6 30 (23.62%) SQL Server
7 29 (22.83%) UML
8 27 (21.26%) Java
9 24 (18.90%) .NET
10 20 (15.75%) Oracle
10 20 (15.75%) UNIX
11 19 (14.96%) Front Office
11 19 (14.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (14.96%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (14.17%) Business Analysis
12 18 (14.17%) OO
13 16 (12.60%) RUP
13 16 (12.60%) GAP Analysis
13 16 (12.60%) Microsoft
13 16 (12.60%) Degree
14 15 (11.81%) SQL Server 2008
14 15 (11.81%) Use Case
14 15 (11.81%) Investment Banking
14 15 (11.81%) Project Management
14 15 (11.81%) T-SQL
15 14 (11.02%) HTML
15 14 (11.02%) Derivative
16 13 (10.24%) JavaScript
16 13 (10.24%) Python
16 13 (10.24%) MS Excel

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 5 (3.94%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (3.94%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.15%) MQSeries
2 4 (3.15%) Apache Pig
3 3 (2.36%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.36%) CMS
3 3 (2.36%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (2.36%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.36%) Apache
4 2 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.79%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.79%) Node.js
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (10.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.94%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.57%) MS Office
4 1 (0.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.30%) Internet
2 4 (3.15%) VoIP
2 4 (3.15%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.36%) Firewall
4 1 (0.79%) Intranet
4 1 (0.79%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (23.62%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (11.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (8.66%) Relational Database
5 9 (7.09%) QlikView
6 6 (4.72%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.94%) DB2
7 5 (3.94%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (3.15%) Mahout
8 4 (3.15%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.15%) Apache Hive
9 3 (2.36%) Big Data
9 3 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.57%) Star Schema
11 1 (0.79%) FileMaker
11 1 (0.79%) OLAP
11 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.79%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (5.51%) Subversion
2 5 (3.94%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 5 (3.94%) Eclipse
3 4 (3.15%) Ant
3 4 (3.15%) JUnit
3 4 (3.15%) Log4j
3 4 (3.15%) ClearCase
4 3 (2.36%) ClearQuest
5 2 (1.57%) Maven
5 2 (1.57%) JIRA
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.57%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.79%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.79%) NUnit
General
1 50 (39.37%) Finance
2 44 (34.65%) Banking
3 19 (14.96%) Front Office
4 15 (11.81%) Investment Banking
5 8 (6.30%) Retail
6 4 (3.15%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.36%) Law
7 3 (2.36%) Marketing
8 2 (1.57%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.57%) Advertising
9 1 (0.79%) Publishing
9 1 (0.79%) Legal
9 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 74 (58.27%) Developer
2 25 (19.69%) Analyst
3 23 (18.11%) RAD Developer
4 19 (14.96%) Business Analyst
5 12 (9.45%) Excel Developer
6 11 (8.66%) VBA Developer
7 9 (7.09%) QlikView Developer
7 9 (7.09%) Architect
7 9 (7.09%) SQL Developer
8 8 (6.30%) Project Manager
8 8 (6.30%) Excel VBA Developer
9 7 (5.51%) Java Developer
10 5 (3.94%) .NET Developer
10 5 (3.94%) C# Developer
10 5 (3.94%) Digital Architect
10 5 (3.94%) Agile Business Analyst
11 4 (3.15%) C++ Quantitative Developer
11 4 (3.15%) C++ Developer
11 4 (3.15%) Quantitative Developer
11 4 (3.15%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.90%) .NET
2 14 (11.02%) HTML
3 11 (8.66%) XML
4 10 (7.87%) J2EE
5 8 (6.30%) ASP.NET
6 7 (5.51%) Ajax
7 6 (4.72%) XHTML
7 6 (4.72%) Middleware
7 6 (4.72%) Web Services
8 5 (3.94%) XSLT
8 5 (3.94%) EJB
8 5 (3.94%) CSS
8 5 (3.94%) JDBC
8 5 (3.94%) JSP
8 5 (3.94%) Servlets
8 5 (3.94%) Spring
8 5 (3.94%) JSON
8 5 (3.94%) REST
9 4 (3.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (3.15%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.02%) Derivative
2 13 (10.24%) Equities
3 10 (7.87%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.30%) Fixed Income
5 5 (3.94%) Market Risk
5 5 (3.94%) Open Source
5 5 (3.94%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.15%) Web 2.0
7 3 (2.36%) Video on Demand
7 3 (2.36%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.36%) Credit Risk
7 3 (2.36%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (2.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.36%) Cryptography
7 3 (2.36%) PKI
8 2 (1.57%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.79%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.75%) UNIX
2 11 (8.66%) Windows
3 8 (6.30%) Linux
4 6 (4.72%) MVS
4 6 (4.72%) VME
5 4 (3.15%) HPUX
5 4 (3.15%) Solaris
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.83%) UML
2 19 (14.96%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (14.17%) Business Analysis
3 18 (14.17%) OO
4 16 (12.60%) RUP
4 16 (12.60%) GAP Analysis
5 15 (11.81%) Project Management
5 15 (11.81%) Use Case
6 13 (10.24%) Validation
6 13 (10.24%) ETL
7 9 (7.09%) DSDM
7 9 (7.09%) Scrum
7 9 (7.09%) Time Management
8 8 (6.30%) PRINCE2
9 7 (5.51%) SSADM
9 7 (5.51%) MVC
9 7 (5.51%) TOGAF
9 7 (5.51%) TDD
10 6 (4.72%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (4.72%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 57 (44.88%) SQL
2 39 (30.71%) C#
3 36 (28.35%) VBA
4 27 (21.26%) Java
5 15 (11.81%) T-SQL
6 13 (10.24%) JavaScript
6 13 (10.24%) Python
7 12 (9.45%) Perl
8 11 (8.66%) C++
9 8 (6.30%) Ruby
10 7 (5.51%) PL/SQL
11 5 (3.94%) Scala
12 4 (3.15%) Bash Shell
12 4 (3.15%) XPath
12 4 (3.15%) VB.NET
13 3 (2.36%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.79%) XAML
Qualifications
1 16 (12.60%) Degree
2 8 (6.30%) ISEB
3 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.15%) MCT
4 3 (2.36%) MBA
5 2 (1.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) PMP
6 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.57%) Basel III
2 1 (0.79%) EMIR
2 1 (0.79%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.15%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.15%) Oozie
Vendors
1 20 (15.75%) Oracle
2 16 (12.60%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.51%) Sybase
4 5 (3.94%) IBM
5 4 (3.15%) Cloudera
5 4 (3.15%) Interwoven
5 4 (3.15%) ATG
5 4 (3.15%) Blue Martini
5 4 (3.15%) Elastic Path
6 3 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.57%) Sencha
7 2 (1.57%) Avaloq
7 2 (1.57%) Perforce
7 2 (1.57%) Telerik
8 1 (0.79%) HP
8 1 (0.79%) Remedy
8 1 (0.79%) Primavera
8 1 (0.79%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.79%) SAP
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £405.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago