The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for RAD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Rapid Application Development (RAD)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 121 102
Rank change year-on-year +18 -19  
Contract jobs citing RAD 1 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.055% 0.13% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.067% 0.16% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 12
Median daily rate £325 £452 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.05% +29.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £450 £363
% change year-on-year -20.00% +24.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

RAD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1488 1886 1951
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 81.13% 79.81% 78.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 711 1038 972
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 71 76
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.00 £39.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

RAD
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing RAD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for RAD in Berkshire

RAD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RAD in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for RAD in Berkshire

RAD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RAD in Berkshire

RAD
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 1 £325 -
RAD
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RAD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for RAD.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) RUP
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security

RAD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle ERP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) RUP
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle