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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 545 499 512
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +13
Contract jobs citing RAD 93 144 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.32% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 106 74
Median daily rate £470 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £310 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £454 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £43.25

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
44001 44737 42259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.29% 79.69% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 29186 28814 26448
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1047 1191 1229
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 87 £470 +4.44% 6
London -28 50 £480 +6.66% 4
East of England +15 14 £470 +10.58% 1
Norfolk +6 10 £470 +4.44% 1
Norwich -2 10 £470 +4.44%
Yorkshire +1 7 £460 +53.33%
South East -14 7 £450 +4.65% 1
City of London +16 6 £425 -5.55% 2
West Midlands -22 6 £385 -33.04%
Scotland -29 6 £375 +7.14%
Sheffield - 6 £454 -
South Yorkshire - 6 £454 -
Edinburgh 0 3 £388 -22.65%
Coventry -3 3 £370 -7.50%
Berkshire -13 3 £452 +29.07% 1
Oxfordshire +12 2 £438 -
Hampshire +7 2 - -
Glasgow -8 2 £320 -8.57%
East Anglia - 2 £448 -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
Northampton - 2 - -
Oxford - 2 £438 -
Bedfordshire +4 1 - -
Manchester -1 1 - -
West Yorkshire -3 1 £480 +60.00%
North West -6 1 - -
Leeds -7 1 £480 +50.58%
Reading -13 1 £454 +35.37% 1

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 124 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (37.76%) SQL
3 62 (31.63%) Finance
4 60 (30.61%) Java
5 52 (26.53%) HTML
6 49 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 46 (23.47%) SQL Server
8 45 (22.96%) Web Services
9 44 (22.45%) VBA
9 44 (22.45%) Banking
10 42 (21.43%) C#
11 39 (19.90%) Waterfall
12 38 (19.39%) Oracle
13 37 (18.88%) CSS
14 35 (17.86%) Microsoft
15 34 (17.35%) RUP
16 31 (15.82%) Windows
16 31 (15.82%) OO
17 30 (15.31%) .NET
18 28 (14.29%) Relational Database
19 27 (13.78%) HTML5
20 26 (13.27%) SDLC
20 26 (13.27%) MS Excel
20 26 (13.27%) Front Office
21 24 (12.24%) Data Modelling
21 24 (12.24%) J2EE
21 24 (12.24%) ASP.NET
21 24 (12.24%) AngularJS
22 23 (11.73%) Ajax
23 22 (11.22%) User Acceptance Testing

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 14 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 8 (4.08%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.57%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.06%) IIS
4 6 (3.06%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (1.53%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.02%) CMS
7 1 (0.51%) Apache
7 1 (0.51%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 26 (13.27%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.63%) MS Office
3 7 (3.57%) MS Project
4 5 (2.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.55%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Global One
1 2 (1.02%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.51%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.51%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.04%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.02%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.08%) Internet
2 6 (3.06%) LDAP
3 1 (0.51%) LAN
3 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (23.47%) SQL Server
2 28 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 15 (7.65%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (6.63%) Big Data
5 11 (5.61%) Oracle Database
6 10 (5.10%) MS Access
7 8 (4.08%) DB2
7 8 (4.08%) Hadoop
7 8 (4.08%) RDBMS
8 7 (3.57%) Apache Hive
8 7 (3.57%) MongoDB
9 6 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (2.04%) RavenDB
11 3 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (1.02%) DataStage
12 2 (1.02%) FileMaker
12 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (6.12%) Ant
1 12 (6.12%) JIRA
1 12 (6.12%) Subversion
2 11 (5.61%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.10%) Rational Application Developer
4 8 (4.08%) Maven
4 8 (4.08%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 6 (3.06%) Apache Ivy
5 6 (3.06%) Grunt
5 6 (3.06%) gulp
5 6 (3.06%) Jasmine
5 6 (3.06%) Karma Test Runner
5 6 (3.06%) Mocha
6 4 (2.04%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.04%) Gradle
6 4 (2.04%) Hudson
6 4 (2.04%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.04%) JUnit
6 4 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (1.53%) Bugzilla
General
1 62 (31.63%) Finance
2 44 (22.45%) Banking
3 26 (13.27%) Front Office
4 14 (7.14%) Investment Banking
5 11 (5.61%) Marketing
6 6 (3.06%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.55%) Advertising
8 4 (2.04%) Retail
9 2 (1.02%) Automotive
9 2 (1.02%) Games
9 2 (1.02%) Publishing
10 1 (0.51%) International Banking
10 1 (0.51%) Law
10 1 (0.51%) Legal
10 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (46.94%) Developer
2 37 (18.88%) Analyst
3 26 (13.27%) Business Analyst
3 26 (13.27%) RAD Developer
4 21 (10.71%) Architect
4 21 (10.71%) C# Developer
4 21 (10.71%) Designer
4 21 (10.71%) Solutions Designer
4 21 (10.71%) VBA Developer
5 17 (8.67%) Excel Developer
6 16 (8.16%) Java Developer
7 15 (7.65%) Excel VBA Developer
8 14 (7.14%) Senior Developer
8 14 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (5.61%) SQL Developer
10 10 (5.10%) Front Office Developer
10 10 (5.10%) Project Manager
11 9 (4.59%) JavaScript Developer
12 8 (4.08%) .NET Developer
13 6 (3.06%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (26.53%) HTML
2 45 (22.96%) Web Services
3 37 (18.88%) CSS
4 30 (15.31%) .NET
5 27 (13.78%) HTML5
6 24 (12.24%) AngularJS
6 24 (12.24%) ASP.NET
6 24 (12.24%) J2EE
7 23 (11.73%) Ajax
8 21 (10.71%) XML
9 15 (7.65%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (7.65%) JSP
9 15 (7.65%) Spring
10 13 (6.63%) Hibernate
11 12 (6.12%) jQuery
11 12 (6.12%) Struts
12 11 (5.61%) JSTL
13 9 (4.59%) JSON
14 8 (4.08%) Flash
14 8 (4.08%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (5.10%) Web 2.0
2 9 (4.59%) Video on Demand
3 7 (3.57%) Derivative
4 6 (3.06%) Clustering
4 6 (3.06%) Hedge funds
4 6 (3.06%) Mainframe
4 6 (3.06%) PKI
4 6 (3.06%) User Experience
4 6 (3.06%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.55%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.55%) Credit Risk
6 4 (2.04%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (2.04%) Fixed Income
6 4 (2.04%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.53%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.02%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.02%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.02%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 31 (15.82%) Windows
2 19 (9.69%) Linux
3 17 (8.67%) Unix
4 8 (4.08%) Solaris
5 2 (1.02%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.02%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (19.90%) Waterfall
3 34 (17.35%) RUP
4 31 (15.82%) OO
5 26 (13.27%) SDLC
6 24 (12.24%) Data Modelling
7 22 (11.22%) MVC
7 22 (11.22%) UML
7 22 (11.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 21 (10.71%) Scrum
9 20 (10.20%) SOA
10 19 (9.69%) PRINCE2
10 19 (9.69%) TDD
11 18 (9.18%) Technical Architecture
12 16 (8.16%) Migration
13 14 (7.14%) Project Management
13 14 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
13 14 (7.14%) Use Case
14 13 (6.63%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (6.12%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 74 (37.76%) SQL
2 60 (30.61%) Java
3 49 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 44 (22.45%) VBA
5 42 (21.43%) C#
6 11 (5.61%) C++
6 11 (5.61%) PowerShell
6 11 (5.61%) T-SQL
7 8 (4.08%) C
8 7 (3.57%) Perl
8 7 (3.57%) VB
9 6 (3.06%) ES6
9 6 (3.06%) Python
9 6 (3.06%) Ruby
10 5 (2.55%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.04%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.04%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.53%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (10.20%) Degree
2 11 (5.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (4.08%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.06%) ISEB
5 4 (2.04%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.53%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.53%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.51%) PhD
7 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.51%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.10%) SLA
2 5 (2.55%) QA
3 2 (1.02%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.51%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (3.06%) Veritas File System
2 6 (3.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (1.53%) HDFS
4 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.06%) Nagios
1 6 (3.06%) TADDM
2 4 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.51%) Control-M
3 1 (0.51%) Puppet
3 1 (0.51%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 38 (19.39%) Oracle
2 35 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.61%) IBM
4 10 (5.10%) Sybase
5 6 (3.06%) Veritas
6 5 (2.55%) ATG
6 5 (2.55%) Bloomberg
6 5 (2.55%) HP
6 5 (2.55%) hybris
7 4 (2.04%) Google
7 4 (2.04%) Tableau
8 3 (1.53%) Sencha
8 3 (1.53%) Twitter
9 2 (1.02%) CA
9 2 (1.02%) DevExpress
9 2 (1.02%) FatWire
9 2 (1.02%) Omniture
9 2 (1.02%) Perforce
9 2 (1.02%) SAP
9 2 (1.02%) Teradata
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