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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 245 252 262
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Contract jobs citing RAD 6 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.076% 0.14% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.095% 0.17% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 2
Median daily rate £275 £450 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +52.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £450 £315
% change year-on-year
-13.88% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-49.41% +142.85%
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
6304 7487 7494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.11% 79.62% 76.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3759 4415 4208
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 308 284
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.09 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +64.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.49 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 6 December 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
West Sussex +9 3 - -
Hampshire +16 2 £275 -26.47%
Berkshire +5 1 - - 1
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (95.24%) SDLC
2 19 (90.48%) Java
3 13 (61.90%) Software Engineering
4 12 (57.14%) MVC
4 12 (57.14%) UML
4 12 (57.14%) RDBMS
4 12 (57.14%) C
4 12 (57.14%) C++
4 12 (57.14%) SQL
4 12 (57.14%) VB
4 12 (57.14%) Relational Database
5 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
6 10 (47.62%) Programme Management
6 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (42.86%) Translating Business Requirements
7 9 (42.86%) Business Analysis
7 9 (42.86%) QA
7 9 (42.86%) MS Visio
8 8 (38.10%) Waterfall
9 7 (33.33%) Selenium
9 7 (33.33%) Scrum
10 6 (28.57%) Degree
11 5 (23.81%) Mathematics
11 5 (23.81%) Finance
11 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
12 4 (19.05%) V-Model
12 4 (19.05%) People Management
12 4 (19.05%) Robot Framework
12 4 (19.05%) Mentoring

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%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) JBoss
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Primavera
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 7 (33.33%) Selenium
2 4 (19.05%) Robot Framework
3 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 3 (14.29%) IntelliJ
3 3 (14.29%) JUnit
3 3 (14.29%) NetBeans
3 3 (14.29%) TestNG
3 3 (14.29%) Toad
3 3 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Analyst
2 12 (57.14%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
3 3 (14.29%) Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Automation Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Java Automation Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Selenium Automation Tester
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%) Agile Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Developer in Test
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
1 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (23.81%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (95.24%) SDLC
2 13 (61.90%) Software Engineering
3 12 (57.14%) MVC
3 12 (57.14%) UML
4 10 (47.62%) Programme Management
5 9 (42.86%) Business Analysis
5 9 (42.86%) Translating Business Requirements
6 8 (38.10%) Waterfall
7 7 (33.33%) Scrum
8 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
9 4 (19.05%) Extreme Programming
9 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
9 4 (19.05%) People Management
9 4 (19.05%) Performance Management
9 4 (19.05%) System Testing
9 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
9 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
9 4 (19.05%) Time Management
9 4 (19.05%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) Java
2 12 (57.14%) C
2 12 (57.14%) C++
2 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 12 (57.14%) VB
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) DV 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
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Capita
2 4 (19.05%) T-Plan
3 2 (9.52%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) Google
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) VMware