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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 528 520 524
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing RAD 121 150 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.32% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 102 87
Median daily rate £420 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.57% +2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £635 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £466 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.91% +24.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £36.67 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.67 -

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
43985 46966 44712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.15% 81.01% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 29139 30711 27950
Median daily rate £440 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1137 1301 1222
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.50 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +3 116 £425 -10.52% 9
London -28 44 £475 -2.56% 6
Yorkshire +32 32 £420 -11.57%
Bradford +35 30 £420 -
West Yorkshire +27 30 £420 +1.81%
South East +25 14 £458 -3.68% 2
Berkshire +15 10 £475 -
East Midlands +1 10 £394 -
East of England 0 9 £478 +21.26%
Northampton -1 7 £400 -
Northamptonshire -2 7 £400 -
City of London +5 6 £425 -23.25%
Hertfordshire 0 6 £625 -
Scotland +18 5 £320 +7.56%
Glasgow - 5 £320 -
Norfolk +3 3 £470 -1.05%
Norwich +2 3 £470 -2.08%
Watford -3 3 - -
West Midlands -23 3 £500 +11.11%
Hampshire - 3 £275 - 1
Portsmouth - 3 £275 -
North West +17 2 £405 -36.22% 1
Reading +16 2 £440 -7.36%
Coventry -13 2 £488 -15.21%
Derby - 2 £274 -
Derbyshire - 2 £274 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £375 -
Sheffield - 2 £375 -
South West +14 1 £350 -20.45%
Sussex - 1 - -

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 156 (74.64%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (37.32%) Java
2 78 (37.32%) SQL
3 71 (33.97%) Oracle
4 66 (31.58%) Data Modelling
5 60 (28.71%) Finance
6 50 (23.92%) JavaScript
7 45 (21.53%) Data Warehouse
8 39 (18.66%) ETL
8 39 (18.66%) OO
8 39 (18.66%) Banking
9 38 (18.18%) Web Services
10 36 (17.22%) AngularJS
10 36 (17.22%) C#
11 35 (16.75%) Microsoft
11 35 (16.75%) Scrum
12 34 (16.27%) TDD
13 32 (15.31%) UML
13 32 (15.31%) SDLC
13 32 (15.31%) Waterfall
14 31 (14.83%) HTML
15 30 (14.35%) Netezza
15 30 (14.35%) Oracle ODI
15 30 (14.35%) Relational Database
15 30 (14.35%) Dimensional Modelling
16 29 (13.88%) Maven
17 28 (13.40%) SQL Server
17 28 (13.40%) VBA
18 26 (12.44%) RUP
18 26 (12.44%) RDBMS

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 13 (6.22%) WebLogic
2 10 (4.78%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.83%) IIS
3 8 (3.83%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.87%) Apache
5 4 (1.91%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (1.91%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (1.44%) CMS
6 3 (1.44%) JBoss
6 3 (1.44%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.96%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.96%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.96%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.48%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 15 (7.18%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.22%) MS Visio
3 7 (3.35%) MS Office
4 6 (2.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (2.39%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Global One
1 1 (0.48%) ION MarketView
1 1 (0.48%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.48%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 1 (0.48%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.39%) Office 365
2 4 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.91%) OpenShift
2 4 (1.91%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.96%) SaaS
4 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.48%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.39%) Internet
2 3 (1.44%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.48%) LAN
3 1 (0.48%) Skype
3 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.48%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (21.53%) Data Warehouse
2 30 (14.35%) Oracle ODI
2 30 (14.35%) Relational Database
3 28 (13.40%) SQL Server
4 26 (12.44%) RDBMS
5 13 (6.22%) Big Data
6 11 (5.26%) MySQL
7 9 (4.31%) Hadoop
7 9 (4.31%) MS Access
8 8 (3.83%) MongoDB
9 7 (3.35%) Apache Hive
10 6 (2.87%) OLTP
10 6 (2.87%) Oracle Database
10 6 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (2.39%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (2.39%) Data Lake
11 5 (2.39%) OLAP
11 5 (2.39%) RavenDB
12 4 (1.91%) DB2
12 4 (1.91%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 29 (13.88%) Maven
2 26 (12.44%) Eclipse
3 25 (11.96%) Git (software)
4 22 (10.53%) JUnit
5 18 (8.61%) Gradle
6 17 (8.13%) IntelliJ
7 16 (7.66%) JProfiler
8 15 (7.18%) Ant
8 15 (7.18%) JIRA
8 15 (7.18%) Subversion
9 14 (6.70%) SonarQube
10 13 (6.22%) Jenkins
11 8 (3.83%) Apache Ivy
11 8 (3.83%) Grunt
11 8 (3.83%) gulp
11 8 (3.83%) Selenium
12 6 (2.87%) Bitbucket
12 6 (2.87%) Jasmine
12 6 (2.87%) Karma Test Runner
12 6 (2.87%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 60 (28.71%) Finance
2 39 (18.66%) Banking
3 18 (8.61%) Front Office
4 12 (5.74%) Investment Banking
5 9 (4.31%) Marketing
6 5 (2.39%) Advertising
7 2 (0.96%) Automotive
7 2 (0.96%) Legal
7 2 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.48%) Back Office
8 1 (0.48%) French Language
8 1 (0.48%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.48%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 106 (50.72%) Developer
2 43 (20.57%) Analyst
3 38 (18.18%) Designer
4 25 (11.96%) Java Developer
5 23 (11.00%) ETL Developer
5 23 (11.00%) Oracle Developer
6 22 (10.53%) Business Analyst
7 21 (10.05%) ETL Designer
7 21 (10.05%) Oracle ETL Developer
8 19 (9.09%) Architect
9 17 (8.13%) Solutions Designer
10 15 (7.18%) Solutions Architect
11 13 (6.22%) C# Developer
12 12 (5.74%) Senior Developer
12 12 (5.74%) Systems Analyst
12 12 (5.74%) VBA Developer
13 11 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
14 10 (4.78%) SQL Developer
14 10 (4.78%) Tester
15 9 (4.31%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (18.18%) Web Services
2 36 (17.22%) AngularJS
3 31 (14.83%) HTML
4 26 (12.44%) Spring
5 25 (11.96%) .NET
5 25 (11.96%) Ajax
5 25 (11.96%) jQuery
6 24 (11.48%) JSON
7 22 (10.53%) CSS
7 22 (10.53%) REST
8 21 (10.05%) XML
9 20 (9.57%) ASP.NET
9 20 (9.57%) Backbone.js
10 19 (9.09%) Hibernate
10 19 (9.09%) JPA
11 18 (8.61%) SOAP
12 16 (7.66%) HTML5
12 16 (7.66%) J2EE
13 15 (7.18%) Spring Boot
14 14 (6.70%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.26%) User Experience
3 9 (4.31%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (4.31%) Mathematics
4 8 (3.83%) Derivative
4 8 (3.83%) Video on Demand
5 7 (3.35%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (2.87%) Mobile Payment
6 6 (2.87%) PKI
7 5 (2.39%) Credit Risk
7 5 (2.39%) Fixed Income
7 5 (2.39%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.91%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.44%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.44%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (0.96%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.96%) Statistics
10 2 (0.96%) Taxonomies
10 2 (0.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.61%) Linux
2 15 (7.18%) Windows
3 10 (4.78%) Unix
4 9 (4.31%) Solaris
5 4 (1.91%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.44%) HPUX
7 2 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.96%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (74.64%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (31.58%) Data Modelling
3 39 (18.66%) ETL
3 39 (18.66%) OO
4 35 (16.75%) Scrum
5 34 (16.27%) TDD
6 32 (15.31%) SDLC
6 32 (15.31%) UML
6 32 (15.31%) Waterfall
7 30 (14.35%) Dimensional Modelling
8 26 (12.44%) RUP
9 24 (11.48%) PRINCE2
10 23 (11.00%) Software Engineering
11 22 (10.53%) Unit Testing
12 21 (10.05%) MVC
13 20 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (9.57%) Translating Business Requirements
14 15 (7.18%) BDD
14 15 (7.18%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (6.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 78 (37.32%) Java
1 78 (37.32%) SQL
2 50 (23.92%) JavaScript
3 36 (17.22%) C#
4 28 (13.40%) VBA
5 25 (11.96%) C
6 21 (10.05%) VB
7 19 (9.09%) C++
8 10 (4.78%) Python
9 8 (3.83%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.87%) ES6
10 6 (2.87%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.39%) PHP
12 4 (1.91%) Perl
13 3 (1.44%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.44%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.48%) Delphi
14 1 (0.48%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 26 (12.44%) Degree
2 12 (5.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (3.83%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.35%) ISEB
5 5 (2.39%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.44%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.44%) PhD
7 2 (0.96%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.96%) PMP
8 1 (0.48%) APMP
8 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.26%) QA
2 3 (1.44%) SLA
3 2 (0.96%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.96%) EMIR
3 2 (0.96%) MiFID
4 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.48%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.48%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (3.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.87%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.87%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (1.91%) Docker
4 2 (0.96%) HDFS
5 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.48%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (2.87%) OpenView
1 6 (2.87%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.91%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.91%) SCCM
3 3 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.96%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.96%) MOM
5 1 (0.48%) Control-M
5 1 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.48%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 71 (33.97%) Oracle
2 35 (16.75%) Microsoft
3 30 (14.35%) Netezza
4 14 (6.70%) IBM
5 10 (4.78%) Perforce
6 7 (3.35%) VMware
7 6 (2.87%) BMC
7 6 (2.87%) Sun
8 5 (2.39%) SAP
8 5 (2.39%) Sybase
9 4 (1.91%) ATG
9 4 (1.91%) Capita
9 4 (1.91%) hybris
9 4 (1.91%) Tableau
9 4 (1.91%) T-Plan
10 3 (1.44%) Blue Martini
10 3 (1.44%) DevExpress
10 3 (1.44%) Elastic Path
10 3 (1.44%) Interwoven
10 3 (1.44%) Twitter
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