The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 23 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RAD 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 0.97% - 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% - 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.25
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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 Stirling region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
79 45 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 76.70% 90.00% 70.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 36
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RAD across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

RAD
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

RAD Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Document Management
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) JSF
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (50.00%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Validation

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) FileNet
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (50.00%) Rational Application Developer
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) FileNet Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Development Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) JSF
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Servlets
2 1 (50.00%) JDBC
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Document Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Business Objects