The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 231 242 220
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Contract jobs citing RAD 26 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.045% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.060% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 7
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£421 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.20% -9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7062 6652 5964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.13% 74.24% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4135 3667 3111
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 253 275
Average hourly rate £22.83 £26.98 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% -10.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £55.00 £42.50
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 South East

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

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

RAD
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

RAD Daily Rate Trend in the South East

RAD
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RAD across the South East region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

RAD Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

RAD
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

RAD Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

RAD
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 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
Berkshire +17 14 £350 -36.36% 1
Buckinghamshire +9 7 £550 +98.19%
Hampshire +2 2 - -
East Sussex - 1 £320 - 9
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 28 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
3 13 (34.21%) Waterfall
4 12 (31.58%) Project Management
4 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
5 11 (28.95%) Finance
5 11 (28.95%) SQL
5 11 (28.95%) PRINCE2
6 10 (26.32%) DSDM
6 10 (26.32%) Jenkins
7 9 (23.68%) Web Services
7 9 (23.68%) T-SQL
7 9 (23.68%) C#
7 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (21.05%) System Testing
8 8 (21.05%) Unit Testing
8 8 (21.05%) WCF
8 8 (21.05%) WPF
8 8 (21.05%) Scrum
8 8 (21.05%) Telerik
8 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
8 8 (21.05%) MS Project
8 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
8 8 (21.05%) Client/Server
8 8 (21.05%) Mobile Computing
8 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (21.05%) RESTful
9 7 (18.42%) Project Planning
10 6 (15.79%) Primavera

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Project
1 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Primavera
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) FTP
2 1 (2.63%) LAN
2 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.63%) MS Access
4 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Xcelsius
4 1 (2.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Jenkins
2 8 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.63%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (2.63%) Hudson
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Continuum
3 1 (2.63%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.63%) Toad
3 1 (2.63%) JDeveloper
3 1 (2.63%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.63%) Maven
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.89%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Electronics
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) Project Manager
3 8 (21.05%) C# Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Programmer
3 8 (21.05%) C# Programmer
4 3 (7.89%) Designer
4 3 (7.89%) Solutions Designer
4 3 (7.89%) Deployment Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Programme Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Environment Manager
5 2 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) PMO Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Programme Test Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Test Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Portfolio Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) Web Services
2 8 (21.05%) WCF
2 8 (21.05%) WPF
2 8 (21.05%) RESTful
2 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (10.53%) XML
3 4 (10.53%) SOAP
4 3 (7.89%) JSON
5 2 (5.26%) HTML
6 1 (2.63%) .NET
6 1 (2.63%) XHTML
6 1 (2.63%) Middleware
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle ADF
6 1 (2.63%) WebCenter
6 1 (2.63%) REST
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Client/Server
1 8 (21.05%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Physics
3 1 (2.63%) iPhone
3 1 (2.63%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
1 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (7.89%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) Waterfall
3 12 (31.58%) Project Management
4 11 (28.95%) PRINCE2
5 10 (26.32%) DSDM
6 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (21.05%) System Testing
7 8 (21.05%) Scrum
7 8 (21.05%) Unit Testing
7 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
8 7 (18.42%) Project Planning
9 4 (10.53%) TDD
9 4 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (7.89%) Portfolio Management
10 3 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (7.89%) Change Control
10 3 (7.89%) Line Management
10 3 (7.89%) People Management
10 3 (7.89%) RUP
10 3 (7.89%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) SQL
2 9 (23.68%) T-SQL
2 9 (23.68%) C#
3 2 (5.26%) VBA
4 1 (2.63%) VB6
4 1 (2.63%) C++
4 1 (2.63%) COBOL
4 1 (2.63%) Java
4 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.63%) VBScript
4 1 (2.63%) VB
4 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
1 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) APMP
2 3 (7.89%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.89%) ISEB
3 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
1 3 (7.89%) P3O
2 2 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.05%) Telerik
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.63%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) RightFax
4 1 (2.63%) Embarcadero
4 1 (2.63%) Pegasus
4 1 (2.63%) Micro Focus