The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 120 129 109
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -20
Contract jobs citing RAD 16 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.49% 0.073% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.093% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 1
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£325 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £279 £400
% change year-on-year
+45.73% -30.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.34 - -
RAD
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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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2603 2152 1751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.36% 78.57% 71.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1356 1101 882
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 28 38
Average hourly rate £30.50 £22.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.55% -22.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.70 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £165.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

RAD
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

RAD Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

RAD
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RAD across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

RAD Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

RAD
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

RAD Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

RAD
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Glasgow - 9 £350 - 1
Edinburgh -10 6 £258 - 1
RAD
UK

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (39.13%) IBM Notes
1 9 (39.13%) Lotus Domino
1 9 (39.13%) Lotus
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Banking
3 7 (30.43%) VBA
4 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (21.74%) MS Office
5 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
5 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (17.39%) ETL
5 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
5 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
5 4 (17.39%) Hadoop
5 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
5 4 (17.39%) Big Data
5 4 (17.39%) Analytics
6 3 (13.04%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (13.04%) Freedom of Information Act
6 3 (13.04%) Project Management
7 2 (8.70%) SAS
7 2 (8.70%) Java
7 2 (8.70%) Informatica
7 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.70%) Data Architecture
7 2 (8.70%) Pega
7 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) Relational Database

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (39.13%) IBM Notes
1 9 (39.13%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (8.70%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (17.39%) Hadoop
1 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
1 4 (17.39%) Big Data
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.35%) MS Access
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
1 9 (39.13%) Systems Administrator
1 9 (39.13%) Administrator
1 9 (39.13%) Lotus Notes Administrator
2 6 (26.09%) VBA Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Designer
3 4 (17.39%) Solutions Designer
4 3 (13.04%) Junior Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Junior VBA Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Junior
5 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Excel Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Excel Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Excel VBA Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Access Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Applications Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Dojo
1 1 (4.35%) jQuery
1 1 (4.35%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Freedom of Information
1 3 (13.04%) Freedom of Information Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
2 4 (17.39%) ETL
2 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
2 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
2 4 (17.39%) Analytics
3 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Data Architecture
4 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Web Application Development
5 1 (4.35%) Line Management
5 1 (4.35%) Release Management
5 1 (4.35%) CRM
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) VBA
2 2 (8.70%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Lotus
2 2 (8.70%) Informatica
2 2 (8.70%) Pega
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Teradata