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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 139 136 112
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -24
Contract jobs citing RAD 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.031% 0.16% 0.046%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.041% 0.22% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £364
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -7.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £40.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-20.98% +22.72%
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
2414 2265 1554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.32% 74.68% 72.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1620 1523 1008
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 102 71
Average hourly rate £39.25 £33.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.98% +93.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.82 £15.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RAD across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 1 £275 -
RAD
England

RAD
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Telerik
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VBA
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) VBA Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Excel Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Excel VBA Developer
2 1 (25.00%) MI Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Telerik