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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 108 107 103
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing RAD 20 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.73% 0.49% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.68% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 4
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£420 £395 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.32% +26.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £383 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £407 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.73% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 - £39.00
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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
2139 1756 1455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 77.64% 72.00% 69.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1202 889 754
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 20
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.93 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.43% -52.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.22 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £180.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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
Edinburgh -10 11 £416 +5.37% 1
Stirling - 6 - -
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RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 14 (53.85%) SQL
2 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (46.15%) VBA
4 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
5 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 8 (30.77%) Finance
5 8 (30.77%) Banking
6 7 (26.92%) Release Management
6 7 (26.92%) Sybase
6 7 (26.92%) Classic ASP
7 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
8 5 (19.23%) .NET
9 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
9 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
9 4 (15.38%) Java
9 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
9 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (15.38%) FileNet
9 4 (15.38%) Web Services
9 4 (15.38%) WebSphere
10 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
10 3 (11.54%) SPNEGO
10 3 (11.54%) Asset Management
10 3 (11.54%) Document Management
10 3 (11.54%) JSP
10 3 (11.54%) Workflow
10 3 (11.54%) MS Office
10 3 (11.54%) MS Access

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (15.38%) FileNet
1 4 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
4 3 (11.54%) MS Access
5 2 (7.69%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
1 8 (30.77%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Excel Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Business Developer
3 4 (15.38%) FileNet Developer
4 3 (11.54%) RAD Developer
4 3 (11.54%) VBA Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Database Developer
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Access Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Excel Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Excel VBA Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Applications Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.85%) Programmer
6 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) Classic ASP
2 5 (19.23%) .NET
3 4 (15.38%) Web Services
4 3 (11.54%) SPNEGO
4 3 (11.54%) JSP
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Release Management
2 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
3 3 (11.54%) Asset Management
3 3 (11.54%) Document Management
3 3 (11.54%) Workflow
4 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.69%) Investment Management
5 1 (3.85%) Wealth Management
5 1 (3.85%) Time Management
5 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Fund Accounting
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.85%) MVC
5 1 (3.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) SQL
2 12 (46.15%) VBA
3 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
3 4 (15.38%) Java
3 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) VCP4
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) Sybase
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
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