The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank - 57 -
Contract jobs citing RAD 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - 0.32% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £450 £418
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £29.75 -
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -
RAD
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
436 513 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.71% 81.82% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 330 161
Average daily rate £415 £425 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 23
Average hourly rate £67.50 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.75 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £27.50 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

RAD
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

RAD Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Demand Management
2 1 (50.00%) ATDD
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) ATDD
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Demand Management
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Informatica
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) VMware