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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 - 141
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing RAD 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.055% - 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.068% - 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £464 £416
% change year-on-year -27.22% +11.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year -53.17% -  

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 1470 1992 2207
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.37% 80.26% 75.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 1033 1162
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £281 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 48 57
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

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

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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 30 March 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
Wokingham - 1 - -
RAD
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) PMO
2 1 (50.00%) Earned Value Management
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) RUP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Primavera
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management

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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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Primavera
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Earned Value Management
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%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) RUP
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle