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 30 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank - 149 142
Contract jobs citing RAD 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.031% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.040% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £275 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -35.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- -20.98%
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
2385 2486 2357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.20% 77.52% 77.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1599 1660 1579
Median daily rate £390 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 114 106
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.25 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +15.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £18.89 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (75.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow

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:

Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 3 (75.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (75.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
2 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA