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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 234 237 223
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Contract jobs citing RAD 20 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.034% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.047% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 8
Average daily rate
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£373 £339 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.11% -15.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £290 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £388 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £43.25 £30.24
% change year-on-year
-7.51% +43.02%
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
7059 6436 5756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.65% 71.88% 70.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3994 3588 3039
Average daily rate £393 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 263 240
Average hourly rate £27.25 £27.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +4 12 £350 -12.50% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 4 £463 +66.66%
Hampshire - 2 - -
East Sussex - 1 £396 - 12
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 26 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
3 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (36.67%) SQL
5 10 (33.33%) Scrum
6 9 (30.00%) T-SQL
6 9 (30.00%) C#
6 9 (30.00%) DSDM
6 9 (30.00%) Jenkins
7 8 (26.67%) Mobile Computing
7 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (26.67%) Unit Testing
7 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (26.67%) RESTful
7 8 (26.67%) Telerik
7 8 (26.67%) WCF
7 8 (26.67%) WPF
7 8 (26.67%) System Testing
7 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
7 8 (26.67%) Client/Server
7 8 (26.67%) Web Services
8 7 (23.33%) MS Project
8 7 (23.33%) Waterfall
9 6 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 6 (20.00%) RUP
9 6 (20.00%) Finance
9 6 (20.00%) Primavera
9 6 (20.00%) Project Management

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (23.33%) MS Project
3 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Primavera
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) FTP
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.33%) MS Access
4 1 (3.33%) Xcelsius
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (3.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.33%) Toad
3 1 (3.33%) JDeveloper
3 1 (3.33%) LabVIEW
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.33%) Maven
3 1 (3.33%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (3.33%) Hudson
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Continuum
3 1 (3.33%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Electronics
4 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) C# Programmer
2 8 (26.67%) C# Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Programmer
3 7 (23.33%) Project Manager
4 6 (20.00%) Designer
4 6 (20.00%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Business Objects Developer
7 1 (3.33%) VB Developer
7 1 (3.33%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (3.33%) MI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 8 (26.67%) RESTful
1 8 (26.67%) WCF
1 8 (26.67%) WPF
1 8 (26.67%) Web Services
2 5 (16.67%) XML
3 4 (13.33%) JSON
3 4 (13.33%) SOAP
4 2 (6.67%) HTML
5 1 (3.33%) Middleware
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (3.33%) .NET
5 1 (3.33%) XHTML
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (3.33%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Mobile Computing
1 8 (26.67%) Client/Server
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Physics
3 1 (3.33%) iPhone
3 1 (3.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
1 3 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) Scrum
3 9 (30.00%) DSDM
4 8 (26.67%) Unit Testing
4 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (26.67%) System Testing
5 7 (23.33%) Waterfall
6 6 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (20.00%) RUP
6 6 (20.00%) Project Management
7 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 5 (16.67%) Project Planning
8 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
9 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.33%) Validation
9 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.33%) UML
9 1 (3.33%) ITIL
9 1 (3.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 9 (30.00%) T-SQL
2 9 (30.00%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) VBA
4 1 (3.33%) Java
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.33%) VBScript
4 1 (3.33%) VB
4 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.33%) C++
4 1 (3.33%) COBOL
4 1 (3.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) APMP
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) Telerik
3 1 (3.33%) Micro Focus
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) Embarcadero
3 1 (3.33%) Pegasus
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.33%) RightFax