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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 117 102 104
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs citing RAD 4 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% 0.45% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.62% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
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£525 £395 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.91% +43.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £403 £405
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - £37.00
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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
2058 1604 1394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.79% 71.67% 68.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1161 809 746
Average daily rate £396 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 18
Average hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £11.68 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.45 £58.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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
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 30 January 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
Stirling - 1 - -
RAD
UK

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
2 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) FileNet
2 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
3 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 3 (42.86%) SPNEGO
3 3 (42.86%) Workflow
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Document Management
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) JSP
3 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) VBA
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) Legal
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) MS Access
5 1 (14.29%) IBM

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (57.14%) FileNet
1 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) MS Access
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) FileNet Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) VBA Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) SPNEGO
2 3 (42.86%) JSP
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Workflow
1 3 (42.86%) Document Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
3 2 (28.57%) VBA
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft