The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 134 - 148
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RAD 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.11% - 0.061%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% - 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £350 - £319
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £450 £315
% change year-on-year
-13.88% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2218 2539 2498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.99% 80.50% 76.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1505 1771 1691
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 108 123
Median hourly rate £38.00 £41.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.39 £20.63 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.80 £47.50
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 West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

RAD
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

RAD Daily Rate Trend in the South West

RAD
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RAD across the South West region.

RAD Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

RAD
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West 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
Gloucestershire - 2 £350 -
Somerset - 1 - -
RAD
England

RAD
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the South West

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 West region with a requirement for RAD.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) JPA
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Spring

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (66.67%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) JPA
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle