The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank - 119 116
Contract jobs citing RAD 0 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire - 0.36% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.44% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £325 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +85.71%
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
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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2345 2034 1683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.53% 80.24% 75.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1549 1398 995
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 44 35
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -7.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

RAD
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

RAD Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

RAD
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

RAD Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) SOA
2 6 (85.71%) Waterfall
3 4 (57.14%) MS Visio
3 4 (57.14%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) J2EE
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) XSLT
3 4 (57.14%) UML
3 4 (57.14%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (57.14%) Ethical Hacking
3 4 (57.14%) Maven
3 4 (57.14%) Ajax
3 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) XHTML
3 4 (57.14%) Ada
3 4 (57.14%) CMS
3 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
4 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (42.86%) Kony
5 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
5 2 (28.57%) Change Control
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (57.14%) CMS
1 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
1 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Maven
2 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) SOA Tester
1 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Architect
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Designer
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Ajax
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) HTML5
1 4 (57.14%) J2EE
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
1 4 (57.14%) XHTML
1 4 (57.14%) XML
1 4 (57.14%) XSLT
2 2 (28.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) SOA
2 6 (85.71%) Waterfall
3 4 (57.14%) Ethical Hacking
3 4 (57.14%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (57.14%) UML
4 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (28.57%) Change Control
5 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
5 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 1 (14.29%) RUP
6 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Ada
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Kony
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle