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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank - 70 61
Contract jobs citing RAD 0 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.51% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.62% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Median daily rate - £293 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.67%
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+19.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year
- -7.51%
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
400 644 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 76.19% 82.04% 79.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 441 415
Median daily rate £388 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 22 11
Median hourly rate £41.50 £15.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+172.13% -39.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.35 £15.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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