The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 58 44 50
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Contract jobs citing RAD 12 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.73% 1.89% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 2.67% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 2
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£250 £628 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.15% +164.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £279 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-30.31% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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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
489 412 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 70.56% 70.79% 67.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 271 238
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 6
Average hourly rate £19.90 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £10.63 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £21.60 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RAD across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing RAD also 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 that cited RAD.

1 16 (76.19%) UML
2 14 (66.67%) Java
2 14 (66.67%) J2EE
3 12 (57.14%) SQL
3 12 (57.14%) HTML
4 11 (52.38%) XML
4 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
4 11 (52.38%) RDBMS
4 11 (52.38%) Hibernate
4 11 (52.38%) Spring
4 11 (52.38%) Relational Database
5 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
6 4 (19.05%) BDD
6 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
6 4 (19.05%) TDD
6 4 (19.05%) Scrum
6 4 (19.05%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
7 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Scala
8 2 (9.52%) Migration
8 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
8 2 (9.52%) Linux
9 1 (4.76%) UNIX
9 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
9 1 (4.76%) MUMPS
9 1 (4.76%) Toad
9 1 (4.76%) SAP BW

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing RAD also 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 that cited RAD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (19.05%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (4.76%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) RDBMS
1 11 (52.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) MS Access
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.76%) SAP BW
2 1 (4.76%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Toad
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (4.76%) Billing
1 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 11 (52.38%) Java Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) WebSphere Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Product Owner
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) J2EE
2 12 (57.14%) HTML
3 11 (52.38%) Hibernate
3 11 (52.38%) Spring
3 11 (52.38%) XML
4 1 (4.76%) XHTML
4 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) UML
2 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
3 4 (19.05%) BDD
3 4 (19.05%) Scrum
3 4 (19.05%) TDD
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 1 (4.76%) Web Development
6 1 (4.76%) User Stories
6 1 (4.76%) BPEL
6 1 (4.76%) Unified Process
6 1 (4.76%) RUP
6 1 (4.76%) DSDM
6 1 (4.76%) CRM
6 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.76%) ITSM
6 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) Java
2 12 (57.14%) SQL
3 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (14.29%) Scala
5 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.76%) VB
5 1 (4.76%) MUMPS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.76%) HL7
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.76%) Remedy
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Business Objects
2 1 (4.76%) SAP
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