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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank - 60 56
Contract jobs citing RAD 0 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.56% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.68% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £160 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -56.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year
- -7.51%
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
366 442 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 77.38% 83.08% 79.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 340 320
Median daily rate £388 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £287 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 9
Median hourly rate £41.50 £15.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.60% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.40 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing RAD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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