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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 67 69 43
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -26
Contract jobs citing RAD 4 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.52% 1.12% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 1.44% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
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£293 £369 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.67% -14.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £305 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £375 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £43.25 £30.24
% change year-on-year
-7.51% +43.02%
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
624 625 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 80.62% 77.45% 71.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 404 182
Average daily rate £361 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 10
Average hourly rate £15.25 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £12.45 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £37.50 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RAD across the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

RAD Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

RAD
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -1 3 £160 -56.61%
West Wales +8 1 £425 +15.25%
RAD
UK

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) UML
1 4 (66.67%) XHTML
1 4 (66.67%) Middleware
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Unified Process
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) RUP
2 3 (50.00%) DSDM
2 3 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) Micro Focus
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (33.33%) Toad
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) JDeveloper
3 2 (33.33%) WebCenter
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle BPM

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 2 (33.33%) Toad
1 2 (33.33%) JDeveloper
1 2 (33.33%) Hudson
1 2 (33.33%) Apache Continuum
1 2 (33.33%) Rational Application Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (16.67%) Welsh Language
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Principal Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) XHTML
1 4 (66.67%) Middleware
2 3 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) WebCenter
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) UML
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Unified Process
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (50.00%) RUP
2 3 (50.00%) DSDM
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) BPEL
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) COBOL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) HL7
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Micro Focus
1 2 (33.33%) IBM