The table below looks at the statistics for the RAD Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Developer (RAD) Developer
Rank 609 570 564
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -6
Contract jobs requiring a RAD Developer 17 42 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.081% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.086% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 33 18
Average daily rate £585 £500 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £455 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £570 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £380
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
48620 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31221 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

RAD Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RAD Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RAD Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
England -25 17 £585 +17.00% 2
London -16 16 £585 +17.00% 2
City of London +29 2 £650 +31.97% 1
Birmingham - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

RAD Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited RAD Developer in their job title 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 with RAD Developer in their job title.

1 41 (100.00%) RAD
2 33 (80.49%) VBA
3 29 (70.73%) C#
4 24 (58.54%) Front Office
5 16 (39.02%) SQL
6 15 (36.59%) .NET
7 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
8 13 (31.71%) Finance
9 11 (26.83%) Java
10 10 (24.39%) Windows
11 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET
11 9 (21.95%) Derivative
12 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (19.51%) Risk Management
12 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
13 7 (17.07%) HTML
13 7 (17.07%) Oracle
13 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
13 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (17.07%) Banking
14 6 (14.63%) OO
14 6 (14.63%) Bloomberg
14 6 (14.63%) Analytics
14 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
15 5 (12.20%) Equity Derivative
15 5 (12.20%) Python
15 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
15 5 (12.20%) Equities
15 5 (12.20%) Asset Management
15 5 (12.20%) Sybase

RAD Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited RAD Developer in their job title 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 with RAD Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.88%) MS Access
3 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.44%) MySQL
4 1 (2.44%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 24 (58.54%) Front Office
2 13 (31.71%) Finance
3 7 (17.07%) Banking
4 3 (7.32%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (36.59%) .NET
2 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET
3 7 (17.07%) HTML
4 4 (9.76%) J2EE
5 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
5 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (7.32%) CSS
5 3 (7.32%) HTML5
5 3 (7.32%) Web Services
5 3 (7.32%) XML
6 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.44%) ADO
7 1 (2.44%) Classic ASP
7 1 (2.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Derivative
2 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.20%) Equities
3 5 (12.20%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (7.32%) Hedge funds
4 3 (7.32%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.44%) Data Conversion
5 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) RAD
2 8 (19.51%) Risk Management
3 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.63%) Analytics
4 6 (14.63%) OO
5 5 (12.20%) Asset Management
6 4 (9.76%) Market Making
6 4 (9.76%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (7.32%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (7.32%) Equity Research
7 3 (7.32%) MVC
7 3 (7.32%) Test Scripting
7 3 (7.32%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.88%) DNA
8 2 (4.88%) SDLC
9 1 (2.44%) Cutover Planning
9 1 (2.44%) ETL Development
9 1 (2.44%) Investment Management
9 1 (2.44%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (80.49%) VBA
2 29 (70.73%) C#
3 16 (39.02%) SQL
4 11 (26.83%) Java
5 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
6 5 (12.20%) Python
7 4 (9.76%) C++
7 4 (9.76%) Perl
7 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
8 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
8 3 (7.32%) VB
9 1 (2.44%) PHP
9 1 (2.44%) R
9 1 (2.44%) Ruby
9 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Oracle
2 6 (14.63%) Bloomberg
3 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.20%) Sybase
4 1 (2.44%) Reuters
4 1 (2.44%) Tableau