The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
England / North West
Rank 131 153 147
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -6
Contract jobs citing RAD 2 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.076% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.093% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Median daily rate - £450 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +46.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £470 £423
% change year-on-year
-26.59% +11.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.70 £42.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-51.29% +14.86%

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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2157 3106 2625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.11% 82.21% 77.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1385 1866 1500
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 142 112
Median hourly rate £42.48 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.83 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £49.60 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing RAD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

RAD
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

RAD Daily Rate Trend in the North West

RAD
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

RAD Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

RAD
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire +14 1 - -
Merseyside -3 1 - -
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RAD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for RAD.

1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) TDD
2 7 (63.64%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) Web Services
2 7 (63.64%) OO
3 6 (54.55%) RUP
3 6 (54.55%) SOAP
3 6 (54.55%) Spring
3 6 (54.55%) Scrum
3 6 (54.55%) Waterfall
3 6 (54.55%) REST
4 5 (45.45%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
4 5 (45.45%) UML
5 4 (36.36%) JBoss
5 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
5 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
5 4 (36.36%) J2EE
5 4 (36.36%) WebLogic
5 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
5 4 (36.36%) JSTL
5 4 (36.36%) GlassFish
5 4 (36.36%) Validation
5 4 (36.36%) hybris
5 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
6 3 (27.27%) jQuery
6 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle
7 2 (18.18%) Struts

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) GlassFish
1 4 (36.36%) JBoss
1 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
1 4 (36.36%) WebLogic
1 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Gradle
1 2 (18.18%) IntelliJ
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 2 (18.18%) JProfiler
1 2 (18.18%) JUnit
1 2 (18.18%) Maven
1 2 (18.18%) SonarQube
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Mercurial
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Avionics
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Digital Architect
3 2 (18.18%) J2EE Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# WCF Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Domain Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Test Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) WCF Developer
4 1 (9.09%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) Web Services
2 6 (54.55%) REST
2 6 (54.55%) SOAP
2 6 (54.55%) Spring
3 4 (36.36%) J2EE
3 4 (36.36%) JSTL
4 3 (27.27%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) Ajax
5 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 2 (18.18%) Backbone.js
5 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
5 2 (18.18%) Java EE
5 2 (18.18%) JPA
5 2 (18.18%) JSON
5 2 (18.18%) Spring Boot
5 2 (18.18%) Struts
5 2 (18.18%) Velocity
6 1 (9.09%) XML
6 1 (9.09%) XSD
6 1 (9.09%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) OO
2 7 (63.64%) TDD
3 6 (54.55%) RUP
3 6 (54.55%) Scrum
3 6 (54.55%) Waterfall
4 5 (45.45%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
4 5 (45.45%) UML
5 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
5 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
5 4 (36.36%) Validation
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
6 2 (18.18%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (18.18%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
6 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
6 2 (18.18%) Open Source
6 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) hybris
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Perforce
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
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