The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 542 523 515
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -8
Contract jobs citing RAD 85 114 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.26% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 80 91
Median daily rate £425 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £375 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £450 £315
% change year-on-year
-13.88% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.41% +142.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-49.41% +142.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41422 44386 44123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.54% 81.14% 76.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27610 28756 28711
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1089 1336 1216
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £49.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend

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

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RAD
Daily Rate Trend

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

RAD Daily Rate Trend in the UK

RAD
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RAD within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

RAD Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

RAD
Hourly Rate Trend

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

RAD Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

RAD
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 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
England -33 79 £425 -22.72% 17
London -47 38 £495 -13.91% 7
North West +13 9 £375 -42.52% 1
City of London -3 9 £500 -16.66% 2
Yorkshire - 8 £375 - 5
East of England +7 7 £450 -18.18%
Cardiff +23 6 £400 +90.47%
South Wales +9 6 £400 +90.47%
South East +6 6 £275 -38.88% 3
Wales +2 6 £400 +90.47%
Bradford - 6 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 6 - - 4
East Midlands -4 5 £400 +30.61%
Essex +12 3 £450 -
West Sussex +9 3 - -
Hertfordshire -1 3 - -
Cheshire - 3 £375 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £400 -
South West - 3 £350 -
Northampton - 3 £400 -
Burgess Hill - 3 - -
Hampshire +18 2 £275 -26.47%
Derbyshire +3 2 £286 -0.43%
Derby +1 2 £286 -0.43%
West Midlands -17 2 £530 +24.70% 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £350 -
Gloucester - 2 £350 -
Portsmouth - 2 £275 -
Watford - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 £375 -

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 with a requirement for RAD.

1 151 (75.12%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (39.80%) Java
3 76 (37.81%) SQL
4 64 (31.84%) Oracle
5 60 (29.85%) Data Modelling
6 54 (26.87%) Finance
7 46 (22.89%) Waterfall
8 45 (22.39%) TDD
9 44 (21.89%) Data Warehouse
10 41 (20.40%) JavaScript
11 40 (19.90%) ETL
12 39 (19.40%) Scrum
13 37 (18.41%) Web Services
13 37 (18.41%) OO
14 36 (17.91%) Banking
15 32 (15.92%) SDLC
16 31 (15.42%) UML
16 31 (15.42%) REST
16 31 (15.42%) Oracle ODI
16 31 (15.42%) Netezza
16 31 (15.42%) Dimensional Modelling
17 30 (14.93%) SOAP
17 30 (14.93%) Spring
18 29 (14.43%) C
19 28 (13.93%) Eclipse
19 28 (13.93%) AngularJS
20 27 (13.43%) Relational Database
20 27 (13.43%) Software Engineering
21 26 (12.94%) Maven
21 26 (12.94%) Microsoft

RAD
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 19 (9.45%) WebSphere
2 16 (7.96%) WebLogic
3 12 (5.97%) JBoss
4 11 (5.47%) Tomcat
5 8 (3.98%) Apache
5 8 (3.98%) GlassFish
5 8 (3.98%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.99%) CMS
6 6 (2.99%) IIS
6 6 (2.99%) MQSeries
7 3 (1.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (1.49%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.00%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (4.98%) MS Visio
2 9 (4.48%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.98%) MS Office
4 7 (3.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (3.48%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 1 (0.50%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.49%) Office 365
2 4 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.99%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.00%) GitHub
4 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.50%) SaaS
4 1 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.50%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.49%) Internet
2 3 (1.49%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.50%) DWDM
3 1 (0.50%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.50%) Skype
3 1 (0.50%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (21.89%) Data Warehouse
2 31 (15.42%) Oracle ODI
3 27 (13.43%) Relational Database
4 24 (11.94%) SQL Server
5 23 (11.44%) RDBMS
6 13 (6.47%) Big Data
6 13 (6.47%) MySQL
7 9 (4.48%) Hadoop
7 9 (4.48%) Oracle Database
8 8 (3.98%) MS Access
9 7 (3.48%) Apache Hive
10 6 (2.99%) OLTP
11 5 (2.49%) Data Lake
11 5 (2.49%) OLAP
11 5 (2.49%) Oracle OLAP
12 4 (1.99%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.99%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (1.99%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.99%) RavenDB
12 4 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (13.93%) Eclipse
2 26 (12.94%) Maven
3 25 (12.44%) Git (software)
4 23 (11.44%) JUnit
5 19 (9.45%) Selenium
6 17 (8.46%) IntelliJ
7 16 (7.96%) Gradle
8 14 (6.97%) Ant
8 14 (6.97%) Jenkins
8 14 (6.97%) JProfiler
8 14 (6.97%) SonarQube
8 14 (6.97%) Subversion
9 12 (5.97%) JIRA
10 8 (3.98%) HP UFT
11 7 (3.48%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 6 (2.99%) Bitbucket
12 6 (2.99%) JMeter
12 6 (2.99%) LoadRunner
12 6 (2.99%) Mockito
12 6 (2.99%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 54 (26.87%) Finance
2 36 (17.91%) Banking
3 12 (5.97%) Front Office
4 8 (3.98%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.49%) Marketing
6 4 (1.99%) Advertising
7 3 (1.49%) Retail
8 2 (1.00%) Legal
8 2 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.50%) Automotive
9 1 (0.50%) Back Office
9 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.50%) French Language
9 1 (0.50%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (47.76%) Developer
2 44 (21.89%) Analyst
3 27 (13.43%) Designer
4 26 (12.94%) Java Developer
5 24 (11.94%) ETL Developer
5 24 (11.94%) Oracle Developer
6 22 (10.95%) ETL Designer
6 22 (10.95%) Oracle ETL Developer
7 21 (10.45%) Business Analyst
8 18 (8.96%) Tester
9 16 (7.96%) Architect
10 12 (5.97%) Systems Analyst
11 10 (4.98%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (4.98%) SQL Developer
12 9 (4.48%) ETL Tester
12 9 (4.48%) RAD Developer
13 8 (3.98%) C# Developer
14 7 (3.48%) .NET Developer
14 7 (3.48%) Senior Developer
14 7 (3.48%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (18.41%) Web Services
2 31 (15.42%) REST
3 30 (14.93%) SOAP
3 30 (14.93%) Spring
4 28 (13.93%) AngularJS
5 25 (12.44%) HTML
6 21 (10.45%) .NET
6 21 (10.45%) jQuery
6 21 (10.45%) JSON
7 20 (9.95%) J2EE
8 19 (9.45%) XML
9 18 (8.96%) Ajax
9 18 (8.96%) Hibernate
10 17 (8.46%) Spring Boot
11 16 (7.96%) Backbone.js
12 15 (7.46%) CSS
12 15 (7.46%) JPA
13 14 (6.97%) ASP.NET
13 14 (6.97%) Java EE
13 14 (6.97%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.47%) Mathematics
3 10 (4.98%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.98%) User Experience
4 9 (4.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.48%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.99%) Derivative
6 6 (2.99%) Mobile Payment
6 6 (2.99%) PKI
7 5 (2.49%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.99%) Video on Demand
9 3 (1.49%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.49%) Fintech
9 3 (1.49%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.49%) Market Risk
9 3 (1.49%) Taxonomies
9 3 (1.49%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.00%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.00%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.44%) Linux
2 14 (6.97%) Windows
3 12 (5.97%) Solaris
3 12 (5.97%) Unix
4 6 (2.99%) HPUX
5 4 (1.99%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (1.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (75.12%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (29.85%) Data Modelling
3 46 (22.89%) Waterfall
4 45 (22.39%) TDD
5 40 (19.90%) ETL
6 39 (19.40%) Scrum
7 37 (18.41%) OO
8 32 (15.92%) SDLC
9 31 (15.42%) Dimensional Modelling
9 31 (15.42%) UML
10 27 (13.43%) Software Engineering
11 24 (11.94%) RUP
12 20 (9.95%) MVC
12 20 (9.95%) Unit Testing
13 17 (8.46%) Business Analysis
14 16 (7.96%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (7.96%) E-Commerce
14 16 (7.96%) Programme Management
15 15 (7.46%) Performance Testing
16 14 (6.97%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 80 (39.80%) Java
2 76 (37.81%) SQL
3 41 (20.40%) JavaScript
4 29 (14.43%) C
5 25 (12.44%) C#
6 23 (11.44%) VBA
7 22 (10.95%) VB
8 16 (7.96%) C++
9 14 (6.97%) Python
10 11 (5.47%) T-SQL
11 9 (4.48%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.99%) Groovy
12 4 (1.99%) Perl
12 4 (1.99%) PHP
13 3 (1.49%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.49%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.00%) ES6
15 1 (0.50%) Delphi
15 1 (0.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 23 (11.44%) Degree
2 8 (3.98%) ISEB
3 6 (2.99%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (1.99%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.49%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.00%) PhD
7 2 (1.00%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.00%) PMP
8 1 (0.50%) APMP
8 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.96%) QA
2 4 (1.99%) SLA
3 3 (1.49%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.00%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (1.00%) EMIR
4 2 (1.00%) MiFID
5 1 (0.50%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.50%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.99%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.99%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (1.99%) Docker
4 3 (1.49%) HDFS
5 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.50%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (2.99%) OpenView
1 6 (2.99%) Tivoli
2 5 (2.49%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.99%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.99%) SCCM
4 3 (1.49%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (1.49%) MOM
5 1 (0.50%) Control-M
5 1 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 64 (31.84%) Oracle
2 31 (15.42%) Netezza
3 26 (12.94%) Microsoft
4 15 (7.46%) IBM
5 9 (4.48%) hybris
6 8 (3.98%) Perforce
7 7 (3.48%) VMware
8 6 (2.99%) BMC
8 6 (2.99%) HP
8 6 (2.99%) Sun
9 5 (2.49%) SAP
9 5 (2.49%) Tableau
10 4 (1.99%) Capita
10 4 (1.99%) Siebel
10 4 (1.99%) T-Plan
11 3 (1.49%) ATG
11 3 (1.49%) Blue Martini
11 3 (1.49%) Elastic Path
11 3 (1.49%) Interwoven
11 3 (1.49%) MuleSoft
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