Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 156 172
Rank change year-on-year -7 +16 +13
Contract jobs citing RAD 3 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.073% 0.31% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.088% 0.38% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 9
Berkshire median daily rate £325 £464 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.99% -2.26% -13.64%
10th Percentile £313 £430 £413
90th Percentile £338 £488 £498
South East median daily rate £418 £452 £466
% change year-on-year -7.58% -3.11% +41.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £40.00

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3419 3438 3919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.59% 81.35% 78.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1781 1853 2162
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 130 176
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £30.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.31% -41.71% +78.38%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £39.05 £48.83 £44.38
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.13 £26.50
% change year-on-year -15.21% +2.36% +51.43%

RAD
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing RAD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £325 -
RAD
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Earned Value Management
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Demand Forecasting
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 1 (33.33%) GDPR
2 1 (33.33%) PMO
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Primavera
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) PMO Planner
1 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Supply Chain Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Demand Forecasting
2 1 (33.33%) Earned Value Management
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (33.33%) GDPR
1 1 (33.33%) PMO
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) JDA
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle