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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 249 219 226
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +7
Contract jobs citing RAD 7 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.073% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.100% 0.24% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 7
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£280 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £335 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £400 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-21.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.97
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
7021 6163 6818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.05% 71.29% 71.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4007 3450 3296
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 244 333
Average hourly rate £20.67 £32.50 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.40% +41.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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
Surrey -2 2 £375 +15.38%
Buckinghamshire -6 2 £280 -36.00% 2
Berkshire 0 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £310 -
East Sussex - 1 £225 - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) MS Project
3 3 (27.27%) Project Planning
3 3 (27.27%) Matrix Management
4 2 (18.18%) V-Model
4 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
4 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (18.18%) ISEB
4 2 (18.18%) DSDM
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) UNIX
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) CMMI
5 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (9.09%) MBA
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Content Management

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (9.09%) JBoss
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Project
2 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) FTP
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) SNMP
1 1 (9.09%) Telnet
1 1 (9.09%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) MyEclipse
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Development Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) JSF
2 1 (9.09%) Ajax
2 1 (9.09%) Java EE
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) RESTful
2 1 (9.09%) ICEfaces
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) JSP
2 1 (9.09%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) Project Planning
3 3 (27.27%) Matrix Management
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) V-Model
4 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 2 (18.18%) DSDM
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) CMMI
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) UML
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) RUP
5 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco
1 1 (9.09%) Motorola