The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 55 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RAD 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.49% - 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% - 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£421 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 - £39.00
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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
404 370 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 66.23% 75.51% 65.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 228 83
Average daily rate £375 £281 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.45% -13.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 21
Average hourly rate £21.82 £34.00 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.82% +79.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

RAD
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

RAD Daily Rate Trend in the North East

RAD
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

RAD Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

RAD
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Economics
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Economics
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft