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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 248 253 248
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing RAD 16 25 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.26% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.33% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 4
Median daily rate £452 £430 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.05% +18.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £320 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £604 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- -20.98%
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
7216 7648 6946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.45% 79.97% 76.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4365 4548 3823
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 246 251
Median hourly rate £39.50 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.58% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.82 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing RAD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -1 12 £464 +32.64% 1
Oxfordshire +8 2 £438 -
Hampshire +4 2 - -
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RAD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for RAD.

1 20 (86.96%) SDLC
2 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (60.87%) UML
4 13 (56.52%) Java
4 13 (56.52%) SQL
5 11 (47.83%) VB
5 11 (47.83%) C
5 11 (47.83%) C++
5 11 (47.83%) RDBMS
5 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
5 11 (47.83%) Software Engineering
5 11 (47.83%) MVC
5 11 (47.83%) Relational Database
6 10 (43.48%) Translating Business Requirements
7 9 (39.13%) MS Visio
8 8 (34.78%) Programme Management
8 8 (34.78%) Business Analysis
8 8 (34.78%) QA
8 8 (34.78%) Waterfall
9 7 (30.43%) Degree
9 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (26.09%) Finance
11 5 (21.74%) MS Project
11 5 (21.74%) Project Planning
11 5 (21.74%) Mathematics
11 5 (21.74%) Matrix Management
12 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
13 3 (13.04%) MS Office
13 3 (13.04%) Project Management

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) ArcGIS
1 1 (4.35%) IIS
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) MS Visio
2 5 (21.74%) MS Project
3 3 (13.04%) MS Office
4 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
5 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) RDBMS
1 11 (47.83%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) FileMaker
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.35%) IntelliJ
2 1 (4.35%) JUnit
2 1 (4.35%) NetBeans
2 1 (4.35%) TestNG
2 1 (4.35%) Toad
2 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Analyst
2 11 (47.83%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
5 2 (8.70%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Programme Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Business Change Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Change Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Project Change Manager
6 1 (4.35%) SDLC Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Business Change Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Business Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Change Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Server Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Social Network
3 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
1 1 (4.35%) Unix
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) SDLC
2 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (60.87%) UML
4 11 (47.83%) MVC
4 11 (47.83%) Software Engineering
5 10 (43.48%) Translating Business Requirements
6 8 (34.78%) Business Analysis
6 8 (34.78%) Programme Management
6 8 (34.78%) Waterfall
7 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (21.74%) Matrix Management
8 5 (21.74%) Project Planning
9 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
10 3 (13.04%) Business Process Mapping
10 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
10 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
10 3 (13.04%) Project Management
11 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
11 2 (8.70%) Scrum
11 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Java
1 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 11 (47.83%) C
2 11 (47.83%) C++
2 11 (47.83%) VB
3 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) ISEB
3 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Capita
3 2 (8.70%) T-Plan
4 1 (4.35%) ESRI
4 1 (4.35%) Google
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) SIMUL8