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 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 544 488 498
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +10
Contract jobs citing RAD 106 158 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.28% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.35% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 117 74
Median daily rate £452 £430 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.05% +6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £608 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £32.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- -20.98%

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
44681 45476 42373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 79.84% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29558 29423 26292
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 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 1183 1185
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 26 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 26 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 -45 101 £470 +1.62% 10
London -20 53 £480 -1.53% 6
South East +5 16 £452 +5.05% 1
Yorkshire +2 13 £420 +40.00% 1
Berkshire -1 12 £464 +32.64% 1
Bradford +11 11 £420 -
West Yorkshire +8 11 £420 +40.00%
East of England +8 8 £470 +7.42% 1
Norfolk +1 7 £470 +1.62%
Norwich -5 7 £470 +4.44%
City of London +30 6 £425 -22.72% 1
West Midlands -33 6 £385 -21.02%
Glasgow +1 5 £320 -8.57%
Scotland -15 5 £320 -1.53%
East Midlands - 4 £388 -
Northampton - 4 £388 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £388 -
Reading +5 3 £440 +31.34% 1
Coventry -13 3 £370 -7.50%
Oxfordshire +8 2 £438 -
Hampshire +4 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 £406 - 1
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Oxford - 2 £438 -
Sheffield - 2 £406 - 1
Bedfordshire +2 1 - -
Warwick - 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 £500 -

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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.

1 142 (66.98%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (38.68%) SQL
3 69 (32.55%) Java
4 66 (31.13%) Finance
5 58 (27.36%) JavaScript
6 54 (25.47%) HTML
7 49 (23.11%) Oracle
8 45 (21.23%) Web Services
9 44 (20.75%) C#
10 42 (19.81%) Microsoft
10 42 (19.81%) Banking
11 41 (19.34%) VBA
11 41 (19.34%) CSS
12 40 (18.87%) SQL Server
13 36 (16.98%) OO
13 36 (16.98%) Data Modelling
14 34 (16.04%) Waterfall
15 33 (15.57%) Relational Database
15 33 (15.57%) .NET
16 32 (15.09%) SDLC
17 31 (14.62%) AngularJS
18 29 (13.68%) Ajax
18 29 (13.68%) RUP
19 28 (13.21%) UML
19 28 (13.21%) MVC
20 27 (12.74%) Windows
21 26 (12.26%) ASP.NET
22 25 (11.79%) Front Office
22 25 (11.79%) Scrum
22 25 (11.79%) HTML5

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 15 (7.08%) WebSphere
2 10 (4.72%) IIS
3 8 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (2.83%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.36%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (1.89%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.42%) Apache
8 2 (0.94%) CMS
9 1 (0.47%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.47%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 24 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.13%) MS Office
3 12 (5.66%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.83%) MS Project
5 5 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Global One
1 2 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.47%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.47%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (1.89%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.94%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.94%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.83%) LDAP
2 5 (2.36%) Internet
3 1 (0.47%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.47%) LAN
3 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 33 (15.57%) Relational Database
3 23 (10.85%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (8.49%) RDBMS
5 12 (5.66%) Big Data
5 12 (5.66%) Oracle Database
6 11 (5.19%) Oracle ODI
7 8 (3.77%) DB2
7 8 (3.77%) MongoDB
8 7 (3.30%) Hadoop
9 6 (2.83%) Apache Hive
9 6 (2.83%) MS Access
10 5 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (2.36%) RavenDB
10 5 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.89%) MySQL
12 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.94%) DataStage
13 2 (0.94%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 15 (7.08%) Git (software)
1 15 (7.08%) Maven
2 14 (6.60%) Ant
2 14 (6.60%) JIRA
3 13 (6.13%) Subversion
4 10 (4.72%) Eclipse
4 10 (4.72%) Gradle
4 10 (4.72%) Rational Application Developer
5 9 (4.25%) JUnit
6 8 (3.77%) Apache Ivy
6 8 (3.77%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 6 (2.83%) Grunt
7 6 (2.83%) gulp
7 6 (2.83%) Jasmine
7 6 (2.83%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.83%) JProfiler
7 6 (2.83%) Karma Test Runner
7 6 (2.83%) Mocha
7 6 (2.83%) SonarQube
8 5 (2.36%) IntelliJ
General
1 66 (31.13%) Finance
2 42 (19.81%) Banking
3 25 (11.79%) Front Office
4 13 (6.13%) Investment Banking
5 10 (4.72%) Marketing
6 6 (2.83%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.36%) Advertising
8 4 (1.89%) Retail
9 2 (0.94%) Automotive
9 2 (0.94%) Games
9 2 (0.94%) Publishing
10 1 (0.47%) French Language
10 1 (0.47%) International Banking
10 1 (0.47%) Law
10 1 (0.47%) Legal
10 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 101 (47.64%) Developer
2 42 (19.81%) Analyst
3 24 (11.32%) RAD Developer
4 23 (10.85%) Designer
5 22 (10.38%) Business Analyst
6 19 (8.96%) Architect
6 19 (8.96%) C# Developer
6 19 (8.96%) Solutions Designer
7 18 (8.49%) Java Developer
7 18 (8.49%) VBA Developer
8 15 (7.08%) Excel Developer
8 15 (7.08%) Senior Developer
9 13 (6.13%) Excel VBA Developer
10 12 (5.66%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (5.66%) Systems Analyst
11 11 (5.19%) Front Office Developer
11 11 (5.19%) JavaScript Developer
11 11 (5.19%) SQL Developer
12 10 (4.72%) .NET Developer
13 8 (3.77%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (25.47%) HTML
2 45 (21.23%) Web Services
3 41 (19.34%) CSS
4 33 (15.57%) .NET
5 31 (14.62%) AngularJS
6 29 (13.68%) Ajax
7 26 (12.26%) ASP.NET
8 25 (11.79%) HTML5
9 24 (11.32%) J2EE
10 22 (10.38%) XML
11 18 (8.49%) jQuery
12 17 (8.02%) Spring
13 15 (7.08%) JSP
14 14 (6.60%) Hibernate
15 13 (6.13%) JSON
16 12 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (5.66%) RESTful
17 11 (5.19%) JPA
17 11 (5.19%) JSTL
18 10 (4.72%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.72%) Web 2.0
3 9 (4.25%) User Experience
3 9 (4.25%) Video on Demand
4 8 (3.77%) Derivative
5 6 (2.83%) Clustering
5 6 (2.83%) Fixed Income
5 6 (2.83%) Hedge funds
5 6 (2.83%) Mainframe
5 6 (2.83%) Mathematics
5 6 (2.83%) PKI
6 5 (2.36%) Credit Risk
6 5 (2.36%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.89%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.89%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.42%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.42%) e-Learning
8 3 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.42%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.74%) Windows
2 18 (8.49%) Linux
3 16 (7.55%) Unix
4 8 (3.77%) Solaris
5 2 (0.94%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.94%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (66.98%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (16.98%) Data Modelling
2 36 (16.98%) OO
3 34 (16.04%) Waterfall
4 32 (15.09%) SDLC
5 29 (13.68%) RUP
6 28 (13.21%) MVC
6 28 (13.21%) UML
7 25 (11.79%) Scrum
8 23 (10.85%) TDD
9 19 (8.96%) PRINCE2
9 19 (8.96%) Software Engineering
9 19 (8.96%) Translating Business Requirements
9 19 (8.96%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (8.49%) SOA
11 17 (8.02%) Technical Architecture
12 16 (7.55%) Unit Testing
13 15 (7.08%) ETL
13 15 (7.08%) Web Development
14 14 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 82 (38.68%) SQL
2 69 (32.55%) Java
3 58 (27.36%) JavaScript
4 44 (20.75%) C#
5 41 (19.34%) VBA
6 20 (9.43%) C++
7 18 (8.49%) C
8 16 (7.55%) VB
9 11 (5.19%) T-SQL
10 10 (4.72%) PowerShell
11 7 (3.30%) Perl
11 7 (3.30%) Python
12 6 (2.83%) ES6
12 6 (2.83%) Ruby
13 5 (2.36%) PHP
13 5 (2.36%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.89%) MATLAB
14 4 (1.89%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (10.85%) Degree
2 11 (5.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 9 (4.25%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.36%) ISEB
4 5 (2.36%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.42%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.42%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.94%) PhD
7 1 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.19%) QA
2 7 (3.30%) SLA
3 2 (0.94%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.47%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (2.83%) Active Directory
1 6 (2.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 6 (2.83%) Veritas File System
1 6 (2.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (0.94%) Docker
3 1 (0.47%) HDFS
3 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.83%) Nagios
1 6 (2.83%) TADDM
2 4 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.94%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.47%) Control-M
4 1 (0.47%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 49 (23.11%) Oracle
2 42 (19.81%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.19%) IBM
3 11 (5.19%) Netezza
4 10 (4.72%) Sybase
5 6 (2.83%) Veritas
6 5 (2.36%) ATG
6 5 (2.36%) HP
6 5 (2.36%) hybris
7 4 (1.89%) Bloomberg
7 4 (1.89%) Google
7 4 (1.89%) Perforce
7 4 (1.89%) Tableau
8 3 (1.42%) Capita
8 3 (1.42%) DevExpress
8 3 (1.42%) Sencha
8 3 (1.42%) Twitter
9 2 (0.94%) CA
9 2 (0.94%) Omniture
9 2 (0.94%) T-Plan
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Volt
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £295 per day
Posted: 5 days ago