The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 27 28 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Contract jobs citing RAD 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.88% 3.31% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 4.30% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £46.00 £27.48
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +67.39%
RAD
Hertfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
129 93 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 80.63% 76.86% 76.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 41 28
Average daily rate £375 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £283 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £545 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £23.86 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.27% +116.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RAD across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

RAD
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

RAD Daily Rate Trend in Watford

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) Ant
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (100.00%) EJB
1 3 (100.00%) JDBC
1 3 (100.00%) JSP
1 3 (100.00%) Servlets
1 3 (100.00%) Struts
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) HPUX
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) XHTML
1 3 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) JMS
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) RDBMS

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 3 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Ant
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) Log4j
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) EJB
1 3 (100.00%) JDBC
1 3 (100.00%) JSP
1 3 (100.00%) Servlets
1 3 (100.00%) Struts
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) XHTML
1 3 (100.00%) JMS
1 3 (100.00%) XMLBeans
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) HPUX
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) XPath
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Interwoven
1 3 (100.00%) ATG
1 3 (100.00%) Blue Martini
1 3 (100.00%) Elastic Path