The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank - 98 97
Contract jobs citing RAD 0 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.40% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.47% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £450 £418
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £29.75 -
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -
RAD
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1669 1475 1216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.10% 83.52% 78.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1139 1028 739
Average daily rate £400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 31 15
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £11.13 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £36.00 £152.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

RAD
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

RAD Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

RAD
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

RAD Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 5 (100.00%) SOA
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (80.00%) CMS
2 4 (80.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (80.00%) Maven
2 4 (80.00%) Ajax
2 4 (80.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) XSLT
2 4 (80.00%) UML
2 4 (80.00%) OOA/OOD
2 4 (80.00%) XHTML
2 4 (80.00%) Ada
2 4 (80.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (80.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) Kony
3 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (80.00%) CMS
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SOA Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Ajax
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) HTML5
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) XHTML
1 4 (80.00%) XML
1 4 (80.00%) XSLT
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) SOA
1 5 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (80.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (80.00%) OOA/OOD
2 4 (80.00%) UML
3 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Ada
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Kony
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle