The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank - 58 56
Contract jobs citing RAD 0 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.60% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.73% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Average daily rate - £160 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -56.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £460 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.04%
RAD
Wales

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 Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
433 412 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 81.39% 81.75% 77.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 304 281
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £472 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.90 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -11.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.65 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RAD across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

RAD
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RAD across the South Wales region.

RAD Daily Rate Trend in South Wales