The table below looks at the statistics for the Rapid Application 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 Rapid Application Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Developer
Rank - - 543
Contract jobs requiring a Rapid Application Developer 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
51554 49982 43833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.36% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 31354 30067 25181
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £226 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2056 2247
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £17.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Rapid Application Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Rapid Application Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Rapid Application Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Rapid Application Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Rapid Application Developer
Top 22 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Rapid Application 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 Rapid Application Developer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) VBA
1 3 (100.00%) RAD
1 3 (100.00%) Front Office
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Quantitative Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Golang
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Hedge funds
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services

Rapid Application Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Rapid Application 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 Rapid Application Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (100.00%) Front Office
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) RAD
2 2 (66.67%) Quantitative Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) VBA
2 2 (66.67%) Golang
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg