The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 143 114 161
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +47
Permanent jobs citing RAD 8 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.34% 0.72% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.95% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
RAD
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1858 1475 2386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 78.00% 76.11% 76.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1510 1176 1971
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

RAD
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RAD across the Hertfordshire region.

RAD Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

RAD
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -19 5 - -
Hitchin - 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £40,000 -
RAD
East of England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 IT job ads sampled that cited RAD.

1 22 (91.67%) SQL
2 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 14 (58.33%) UNIX
4 13 (54.17%) Solaris
4 13 (54.17%) Linux
4 13 (54.17%) DB2
4 13 (54.17%) Struts
4 13 (54.17%) XML
4 13 (54.17%) Perl
4 13 (54.17%) HTML
4 13 (54.17%) Java
4 13 (54.17%) J2EE
4 13 (54.17%) JUnit
4 13 (54.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 13 (54.17%) JDBC
4 13 (54.17%) JSP
4 13 (54.17%) XHTML
4 13 (54.17%) E-Commerce
4 13 (54.17%) JMS
4 13 (54.17%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 13 (54.17%) Eclipse
4 13 (54.17%) IBM
4 13 (54.17%) Finance
4 13 (54.17%) Manufacturing
4 13 (54.17%) Retail
4 13 (54.17%) Subversion
4 13 (54.17%) Content Management
4 13 (54.17%) WebSphere
4 13 (54.17%) JSTL
4 13 (54.17%) Bash Shell

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 IT job ads sampled that cited RAD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (54.17%) WebSphere Application Server
1 13 (54.17%) WebSphere
2 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 7 (29.17%) IBM HTTP Server
3 7 (29.17%) IIS
3 7 (29.17%) Tomcat
4 6 (25.00%) MQSeries
5 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) HTTP
2 6 (25.00%) Internet
3 3 (12.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) DB2
2 7 (29.17%) RDBMS
2 7 (29.17%) Relational Database
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (12.50%) DTS
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (54.17%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 13 (54.17%) Eclipse
1 13 (54.17%) JUnit
1 13 (54.17%) Subversion
2 7 (29.17%) Rational Application Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (25.00%) Ant
3 6 (25.00%) Log4j
4 1 (4.17%) PVCS
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (4.17%) Toad
4 1 (4.17%) JDeveloper
4 1 (4.17%) TestDirector
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
1 13 (54.17%) Manufacturing
1 13 (54.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Developer
2 13 (54.17%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Java Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Support Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 4 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Java Programmer
5 2 (8.33%) Programmer
5 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) HTML
1 13 (54.17%) J2EE
1 13 (54.17%) JDBC
1 13 (54.17%) JSP
1 13 (54.17%) Struts
1 13 (54.17%) XML
1 13 (54.17%) XHTML
1 13 (54.17%) JMS
1 13 (54.17%) JSTL
2 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 8 (33.33%) .NET
3 7 (29.17%) CSS
4 6 (25.00%) XMLBeans
4 6 (25.00%) Ajax
4 6 (25.00%) EJB
4 6 (25.00%) XSLT
4 6 (25.00%) Servlets
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) UNIX
2 13 (54.17%) Solaris
2 13 (54.17%) Linux
3 8 (33.33%) Windows
4 7 (29.17%) AIX
5 6 (25.00%) HPUX
6 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) E-Commerce
1 13 (54.17%) Content Management
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) MVC
3 7 (29.17%) UML
3 7 (29.17%) Web Development
3 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (25.00%) OO
5 4 (16.67%) Scrum
6 3 (12.50%) SOA
6 3 (12.50%) MVVM
6 3 (12.50%) TDD
6 3 (12.50%) Data Transformation
7 2 (8.33%) Information Management
7 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.33%) Web Application Development
7 2 (8.33%) Workflow
8 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
8 1 (4.17%) SSADM
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) SQL
2 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 13 (54.17%) Perl
3 13 (54.17%) Java
3 13 (54.17%) Bash Shell
4 8 (33.33%) C#
5 6 (25.00%) XPath
6 4 (16.67%) VBScript
7 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
8 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
8 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Sun Certification
2 2 (8.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) IBM
2 8 (33.33%) Oracle
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) Sun
4 6 (25.00%) Interwoven
4 6 (25.00%) ATG
4 6 (25.00%) Blue Martini
4 6 (25.00%) Elastic Path
5 1 (4.17%) Serena