The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 106 85 88
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Contract jobs citing RAD 2 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.11% 0.30% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.41% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate £286 £340 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.80% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £324 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £340 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £27.48 -
% change year-on-year
+67.39% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1371 975 1310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 76.04% 73.58% 73.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 506 709
Average daily rate £350 £330 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 31
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.93 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.30% -9.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.83 £12.17 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
RAD
Yorkshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RAD across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

RAD Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds - 2 £286 -
Halifax - - - -
RAD
Yorkshire

RAD
Top 25 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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%) Waterfall
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) Change Control
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Unified Process
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) RUP
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (60.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (60.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Unified Process
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA