The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 27 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 19 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing RAD 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.05% 0.68% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.46% 0.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
-14.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £24.64
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
112 106 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 68.29% 71.62% 55.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 47 59
Average daily rate £400 £385 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -23.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £43.50 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RAD across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

RAD
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RAD across the Midlands region.

RAD Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

RAD
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RAD across the Midlands region.

RAD Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (80.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) SAP
2 4 (80.00%) JDBC
3 3 (60.00%) DB2
3 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (60.00%) Information Management
3 3 (60.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (20.00%) Ajax
5 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (20.00%) J2EE
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) EJB
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) JSP
5 1 (20.00%) Servlets
5 1 (20.00%) Struts
5 1 (20.00%) UML
5 1 (20.00%) OO

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) DB2
1 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (60.00%) IBM InfoSphere
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) JDBC
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) EJB
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) JSP
2 1 (20.00%) Servlets
2 1 (20.00%) Struts
2 1 (20.00%) XHTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Information Management
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) SAP