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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 246 265 247
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -18
Contract jobs citing RAD 14 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.091% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.11% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 4
Median daily rate £458 £475 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.68% +45.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £424 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £478 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £466 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.91% +24.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.67 -
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
6775 7881 7128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.38% 79.69% 76.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4175 4825 3971
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 £275 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 268 278
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.09 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.10% +69.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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
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 30 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 September 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 +9 10 £475 -
Hampshire - 3 £275 - 1
Sussex - 1 - -
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (90.48%) SDLC
2 17 (80.95%) Java
3 15 (71.43%) UML
4 13 (61.90%) SQL
4 13 (61.90%) Software Engineering
5 12 (57.14%) MVC
5 12 (57.14%) RDBMS
5 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 12 (57.14%) VB
5 12 (57.14%) C
5 12 (57.14%) C++
5 12 (57.14%) Relational Database
6 11 (52.38%) Translating Business Requirements
7 10 (47.62%) MS Visio
8 9 (42.86%) Business Analysis
8 9 (42.86%) Programme Management
8 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (42.86%) QA
9 8 (38.10%) Degree
10 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
12 5 (23.81%) Mathematics
12 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
12 5 (23.81%) Finance
13 4 (19.05%) Scrum
13 4 (19.05%) Extreme Programming
13 4 (19.05%) Capita
13 4 (19.05%) T-Plan
13 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy

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 (4.76%) ArcGIS
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) JBoss
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (47.62%) MS Visio
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
3 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) RDBMS
1 12 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Robot Framework
1 4 (19.05%) Selenium
2 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 3 (14.29%) IntelliJ
2 3 (14.29%) JUnit
2 3 (14.29%) NetBeans
2 3 (14.29%) TestNG
2 3 (14.29%) Toad
2 3 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Analyst
2 12 (57.14%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Software Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Report Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SDLC Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (4.76%) CSS
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (23.81%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Social Network
3 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (90.48%) SDLC
2 15 (71.43%) UML
3 13 (61.90%) Software Engineering
4 12 (57.14%) MVC
5 11 (52.38%) Translating Business Requirements
6 9 (42.86%) Business Analysis
6 9 (42.86%) Programme Management
7 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
9 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
10 4 (19.05%) Extreme Programming
10 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
10 4 (19.05%) People Management
10 4 (19.05%) Performance Management
10 4 (19.05%) Scrum
10 4 (19.05%) System Testing
10 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
10 4 (19.05%) Time Management
10 4 (19.05%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) Java
2 13 (61.90%) SQL
3 12 (57.14%) C
3 12 (57.14%) C++
3 12 (57.14%) VB
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) ISEB
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.76%) VirtualBox
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Capita
2 4 (19.05%) T-Plan
3 1 (4.76%) ESRI
3 1 (4.76%) Google
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) SIMUL8
3 1 (4.76%) VMware