The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 1 October 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 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank - 83 71
Contract jobs citing RAD 0 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.23% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.28% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Median daily rate - £325 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.57% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.67 -
RAD
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
553 717 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 83.79% 81.76% 80.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 527 431
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £270 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 11
Median hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £20.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -4.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.50 £52.03 £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

RAD
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

RAD Daily Rate Trend in Wales