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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 283 319 257
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -62
Contract jobs citing RAD 111 78 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.53% 0.36% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.46% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 48 86
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£525 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £361 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £395 £405
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - £37.00
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
16368 17109 15026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.97% 78.24% 76.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 11726 11840 10436
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 240 307
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.56 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.49% -16.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £79.75 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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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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 +28 35 £525 +0.19% 2
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 94 (46.31%) VBA
2 88 (43.35%) Java
3 79 (38.92%) SQL
4 67 (33.00%) Finance
5 60 (29.56%) Front Office
5 60 (29.56%) Banking
6 59 (29.06%) C#
7 53 (26.11%) SQL Server
8 50 (24.63%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (18.72%) Derivative
10 37 (18.23%) Python
11 32 (15.76%) Oracle
12 31 (15.27%) MVC
13 30 (14.78%) J2EE
14 28 (13.79%) .NET
15 26 (12.81%) JavaScript
16 23 (11.33%) ETL
16 23 (11.33%) Web Services
16 23 (11.33%) Investment Banking
16 23 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
17 22 (10.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 22 (10.84%) T-SQL
18 20 (9.85%) Windows
19 19 (9.36%) MS Excel
19 19 (9.36%) HTML
20 18 (8.87%) ASP.NET
20 18 (8.87%) E-Commerce
20 18 (8.87%) XML
20 18 (8.87%) OO
20 18 (8.87%) SQL Server 2008

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (8.37%) WebSphere
2 10 (4.93%) Oracle Application Server
2 10 (4.93%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.97%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.99%) Apache
4 2 (0.99%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.49%) JBoss
5 1 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (9.36%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.42%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (2.96%) MS Office
4 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.49%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.99%) Internet
2 1 (0.49%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (26.11%) SQL Server
2 22 (10.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (8.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (7.88%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.43%) QlikView
5 9 (4.43%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.96%) Star Schema
7 6 (2.96%) MS Access
8 5 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.48%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.48%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.99%) OLAP Cube
10 2 (0.99%) Mahout
10 2 (0.99%) Big Data
10 2 (0.99%) OLAP
11 1 (0.49%) DB2
11 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (3.45%) Maven
2 4 (1.97%) Subversion
3 3 (1.48%) JUnit
3 3 (1.48%) JIRA
3 3 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.99%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 2 (0.99%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.99%) Ant
4 2 (0.99%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.49%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.49%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
General
1 67 (33.00%) Finance
2 60 (29.56%) Front Office
2 60 (29.56%) Banking
3 23 (11.33%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.45%) Retail
5 6 (2.96%) Marketing
6 4 (1.97%) Back Office
7 1 (0.49%) Law
7 1 (0.49%) Legal
7 1 (0.49%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.49%) French Language
Job Titles
1 162 (79.80%) Developer
2 55 (27.09%) RAD Developer
3 37 (18.23%) Excel Developer
4 28 (13.79%) VBA Developer
5 16 (7.88%) C# Developer
6 14 (6.90%) Java Developer
6 14 (6.90%) Front Office Developer
7 12 (5.91%) SQL Developer
8 11 (5.42%) Analyst
9 10 (4.93%) Quantitative Developer
9 10 (4.93%) WebSphere Developer
9 10 (4.93%) Excel VBA Developer
10 9 (4.43%) QlikView Developer
11 8 (3.94%) J2EE Developer
11 8 (3.94%) Business Analyst
11 8 (3.94%) Senior Developer
12 7 (3.45%) Web Developer
12 7 (3.45%) .NET Developer
12 7 (3.45%) C++ Developer
12 7 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (14.78%) J2EE
2 28 (13.79%) .NET
3 23 (11.33%) Web Services
4 19 (9.36%) HTML
5 18 (8.87%) ASP.NET
5 18 (8.87%) XML
6 17 (8.37%) CSS
7 16 (7.88%) Spring
8 13 (6.40%) REST
9 12 (5.91%) Hibernate
10 10 (4.93%) JDBC
10 10 (4.93%) JSP
10 10 (4.93%) Servlets
10 10 (4.93%) EJB
10 10 (4.93%) Struts
10 10 (4.93%) JPA
11 9 (4.43%) DAO
11 9 (4.43%) jQuery
11 9 (4.43%) Taglibs
11 9 (4.43%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 38 (18.72%) Derivative
2 23 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (8.37%) Equity Derivative
3 17 (8.37%) Equities
4 10 (4.93%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.43%) Market Risk
6 7 (3.45%) Fixed Income
7 6 (2.96%) Hedge funds
7 6 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.97%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.99%) User Experience
9 2 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.99%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (0.99%) Economics
10 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.49%) Physics
10 1 (0.49%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 1 (0.49%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.49%) Open Source
10 1 (0.49%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.85%) Windows
2 11 (5.42%) UNIX
3 9 (4.43%) Linux
4 1 (0.49%) MVS
4 1 (0.49%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (24.63%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (15.27%) MVC
3 23 (11.33%) ETL
4 18 (8.87%) OO
4 18 (8.87%) E-Commerce
5 13 (6.40%) Waterfall
6 12 (5.91%) Quantitative Analysis
6 12 (5.91%) Unit Testing
7 11 (5.42%) Validation
7 11 (5.42%) Migration
7 11 (5.42%) Business Analysis
8 10 (4.93%) TDD
8 10 (4.93%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (4.43%) Integration Testing
9 9 (4.43%) Scrum
10 8 (3.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (3.94%) DevOps
11 7 (3.45%) Portfolio Management
11 7 (3.45%) Data Migration
11 7 (3.45%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 94 (46.31%) VBA
2 88 (43.35%) Java
3 79 (38.92%) SQL
4 59 (29.06%) C#
5 37 (18.23%) Python
6 26 (12.81%) JavaScript
7 22 (10.84%) T-SQL
8 13 (6.40%) C++
9 10 (4.93%) Perl
10 7 (3.45%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.48%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.48%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.99%) Ruby
12 2 (0.99%) VB
12 2 (0.99%) Scala
13 1 (0.49%) R
13 1 (0.49%) PHP
13 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.49%) F#
13 1 (0.49%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 18 (8.87%) Degree
2 9 (4.43%) DV Cleared
2 9 (4.43%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.48%) PMP
3 3 (1.48%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.48%) ISEB
4 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.99%) MCT
5 1 (0.49%) PhD
5 1 (0.49%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.48%) QA
2 2 (0.99%) Basel III
2 2 (0.99%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.99%) SLA
2 2 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.49%) EMIR
3 1 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (0.99%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.99%) Oozie
2 1 (0.49%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 32 (15.76%) Oracle
2 15 (7.39%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.90%) IBM
4 8 (3.94%) Sybase
5 6 (2.96%) Telerik
6 4 (1.97%) Business Objects
7 3 (1.48%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.99%) TOWER Software
8 2 (0.99%) Perforce
8 2 (0.99%) Tableau
8 2 (0.99%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.49%) FactSet
9 1 (0.49%) Planview
9 1 (0.49%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.49%) StatPro
9 1 (0.49%) Niku
9 1 (0.49%) SAP
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