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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 55 53 40
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Contract jobs citing RAD 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.21% 0.35% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.47% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£160 £369 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £46.00 £27.48
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +67.39%
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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
388 427 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 80.17% 75.18% 68.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 265 144
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 6
Average hourly rate £18.90 £26.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +59.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £21.10 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £105.00 £17.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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

RAD
Top 27 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) RUP
1 3 (100.00%) DSDM
1 3 (100.00%) Unified Process
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) HL7
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) BPEL
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) XHTML
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Welsh Language

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Principal Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) XHTML
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) RUP
1 3 (100.00%) DSDM
1 3 (100.00%) Unified Process
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) BPEL
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) HL7
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