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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 150 121 127
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +6
Contract jobs citing RAD 1 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.028% 0.30% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.036% 0.41% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
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£700 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +22.72%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2779 2211 1850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.54% 73.21% 73.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1647 1173 909
Average daily rate £388 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 96 83
Average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% +26.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £45.00 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RAD across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the North West region over the 3 months to 7 July 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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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
Manchester -14 1 £700 +64.70% 2
RAD
England

RAD
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Demand Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) RUP
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Publishing

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (50.00%) SAS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) UML Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Demand Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) RUP
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
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