The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had RAD Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Developer (RAD) Developer
Rank 627 569 600
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +31
Contract jobs requiring a RAD Developer 16 41 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.076% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.080% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 37 6
Median daily rate £525 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £400 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50823 51340 50433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33235 31856 31169
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2031 2115
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

RAD Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured RAD Developer in the job title.

RAD Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RAD Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RAD Developer within the UK.

RAD Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

RAD Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RAD Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

RAD Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

RAD Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RAD Developer within the UK.

RAD Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

RAD Developer
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RAD Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 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
London -17 15 £530 +24.70%
England -34 15 £530 +24.70%
City of London +33 4 £535 +25.88%
Edinburgh - 1 £375 -
Scotland - 1 £375 -

RAD Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, RAD Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring RAD Developer in the job title.

1 28 (96.55%) RAD
2 19 (65.52%) VBA
3 17 (58.62%) C#
4 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
4 15 (51.72%) Banking
5 13 (44.83%) SQL
6 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
7 9 (31.03%) .NET
7 9 (31.03%) Front Office
7 9 (31.03%) Relational Database
8 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (27.59%) MVC
8 8 (27.59%) Finance
8 8 (27.59%) Windows
8 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
8 8 (27.59%) HTML
8 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET
9 7 (24.14%) CSS
9 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
9 7 (24.14%) Risk Management
9 7 (24.14%) Investment Banking
9 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
11 5 (17.24%) Data Visualisation
11 5 (17.24%) Visualisation
11 5 (17.24%) Python
11 5 (17.24%) Oracle
11 5 (17.24%) OO
12 4 (13.79%) OOP

RAD Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 (6.90%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.79%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Global One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
2 9 (31.03%) Relational Database
3 4 (13.79%) Big Data
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (6.90%) MS Access
5 2 (6.90%) OLAP
5 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (51.72%) Banking
2 9 (31.03%) Front Office
3 8 (27.59%) Finance
4 7 (24.14%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) .NET
2 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET
2 8 (27.59%) HTML
3 7 (24.14%) CSS
4 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
6 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.45%) ADO
7 1 (3.45%) Ext JS
7 1 (3.45%) HTML5
7 1 (3.45%) J2EE
7 1 (3.45%) JSP
7 1 (3.45%) JSTL
7 1 (3.45%) Spring
7 1 (3.45%) Spring MVC
7 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.24%) Visualisation
3 2 (6.90%) Derivative
3 2 (6.90%) Equities
3 2 (6.90%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (96.55%) RAD
2 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) MVC
3 7 (24.14%) Risk Management
4 5 (17.24%) Data Visualisation
4 5 (17.24%) OO
5 4 (13.79%) Asset Management
5 4 (13.79%) CRM
5 4 (13.79%) Data Management
5 4 (13.79%) Equity Research
5 4 (13.79%) Greeks
5 4 (13.79%) OOP
6 3 (10.34%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (6.90%) Analytics
7 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Fund Management
8 1 (3.45%) Release Management
8 1 (3.45%) Time Management
8 1 (3.45%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) VBA
2 17 (58.62%) C#
3 13 (44.83%) SQL
4 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
5 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
5 5 (17.24%) Python
6 3 (10.34%) C++
6 3 (10.34%) Java
7 1 (3.45%) Perl
7 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.45%) VB
7 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle
3 4 (13.79%) Sybase
4 2 (6.90%) Bloomberg
5 1 (3.45%) Sencha