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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 239 256 233
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -23
Contract jobs citing RAD 7 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.082% 0.073% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.095% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 5
Average daily rate £413 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £450 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £503 £515
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
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
6811 7377 6371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.55% 77.31% 74.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4182 4043 3391
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 240 269
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.43 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Surrey - 5 £413 - 2
West Sussex +8 2 £428 - 1
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) Finance
3 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 7 (33.33%) Project Management
4 6 (28.57%) Oracle
4 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 6 (28.57%) Change Control
5 5 (23.81%) SDLC
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
5 5 (23.81%) MS Project
5 5 (23.81%) Java
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
5 5 (23.81%) Project Planning
6 4 (19.05%) Marketing
6 4 (19.05%) IBM
7 3 (14.29%) Primavera
7 3 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (14.29%) Adobe
7 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 3 (14.29%) C#
7 3 (14.29%) SQL
7 3 (14.29%) Web Services
7 3 (14.29%) DSDM
7 3 (14.29%) CRM
7 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (14.29%) Degree
7 3 (14.29%) Electronics
7 3 (14.29%) Scrum
7 3 (14.29%) APMP

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (9.52%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Project
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.76%) MS Office
3 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Adobe Campaign
1 3 (14.29%) Primavera
2 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.76%) FileMaker
4 1 (4.76%) OLAP
4 1 (4.76%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.52%) LabVIEW
1 2 (9.52%) TortoiseSVN
1 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Marketing
3 3 (14.29%) Electronics
4 2 (9.52%) Banking
4 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
4 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.76%) Legal
5 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Business Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Campaign Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Campaign Management Business Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) ASP Developer
6 1 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) CSS
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) Ajax
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.76%) Classic ASP
3 1 (4.76%) WPF
3 1 (4.76%) XSL
3 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
1 2 (9.52%) Physics
2 1 (4.76%) Data Conversion
2 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Unix
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 7 (33.33%) Project Management
3 6 (28.57%) Change Control
3 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 5 (23.81%) Project Planning
4 5 (23.81%) SDLC
4 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
5 3 (14.29%) Analytics
5 3 (14.29%) Business Transformation
5 3 (14.29%) Campaign Management
5 3 (14.29%) CRM
5 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 3 (14.29%) DSDM
5 3 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (14.29%) Project Governance
5 3 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (9.52%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (9.52%) Matrix Management
6 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) C#
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) C++
3 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) VB
4 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) APMP
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) IBM
4 3 (14.29%) Adobe
4 3 (14.29%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 3 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (9.52%) Embarcadero
5 2 (9.52%) Informatica
6 1 (4.76%) Google
6 1 (4.76%) SAP
6 1 (4.76%) VMware
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