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 30 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank - 60 53
Contract jobs citing RAD 0 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 1.02% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.26% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 9
Median daily rate - £215 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £454 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+25.10% -3.33%
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
373 475 541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 77.07% 80.92% 83.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 374 357
Median daily rate £400 £356 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.50% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £10.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £16.80 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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