The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank - - 38
Contract jobs citing RAD 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - - 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £470 £423
% change year-on-year
-32.97% +11.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.70 £42.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-51.29% +42.85%

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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
367 387 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 82.29% 78.18% 81.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 266 180
Median daily rate £425 £410 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 9
Median hourly rate £20.97 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.06% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £7.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £28.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing RAD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

RAD
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

RAD Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

RAD
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

RAD Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

RAD
Top 10 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for RAD.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) V-Model
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Test Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) V-Model
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) VB