The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 134 119 113
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Contract jobs citing RAD 2 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.069% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.085% 0.29% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate £475 £431 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% +18.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £460 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.04%
RAD
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2343 2060 1744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.99% 75.62% 74.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1303 1239 932
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 104 96
Average hourly rate £19.61 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £15.00 £10.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

RAD
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

RAD Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

RAD
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RAD across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

RAD Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

RAD
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RAD across the West Midlands region.

RAD Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

RAD
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Warwickshire -2 1 £550 -
Coventry - 1 £400 - 1
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) UML
1 6 (85.71%) RUP
1 6 (85.71%) MS Access
1 6 (85.71%) Data Analysis
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Waterfall
2 5 (71.43%) Test Strategy
2 5 (71.43%) User Stories
2 5 (71.43%) Business Continuity Planning
2 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
2 5 (71.43%) System Integration Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Target Operating Model
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 5 (71.43%) Data Migration
2 5 (71.43%) Business Development
2 5 (71.43%) Risk Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Use Case
2 5 (71.43%) Fault Management
2 5 (71.43%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) CRM
2 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (71.43%) Internet
2 5 (71.43%) Six Sigma
2 5 (71.43%) BCP
2 5 (71.43%) Benchmarking
2 5 (71.43%) BPR
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) MS Access
2 5 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (14.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Business Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Digital Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Digital Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Portfolio Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Process Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Process Mapping Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Process Mapping Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Access Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Access VBA Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Excel Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Excel VBA Developer
4 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Project Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) RAD Developer
4 1 (14.29%) VBA Developer
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Data Analysis
1 6 (85.71%) RUP
1 6 (85.71%) UML
1 6 (85.71%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Waterfall
2 5 (71.43%) Business Continuity Planning
2 5 (71.43%) Business Development
2 5 (71.43%) Change Management
2 5 (71.43%) Data Migration
2 5 (71.43%) Fault Management
2 5 (71.43%) GAP Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Risk Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) System Integration Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Target Operating Model
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 5 (71.43%) Test Strategy
2 5 (71.43%) Use Case
2 5 (71.43%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
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