The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 27 April 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 / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 - 81
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing RAD 6 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.56% - 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% - 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
Median daily rate £475 - £438
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 - £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 - £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £465 £400
% change year-on-year -22.58% +16.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.20 - £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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 890 905 1053
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 83.73% 84.98% 80.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 492 510
Median daily rate £411 £410 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.24% +13.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 24
Median hourly rate £31.00 £38.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.48% +40.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £12.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.24 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +3.43% +18.03%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RAD in Buckinghamshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RAD in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RAD in Buckinghamshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RAD in Buckinghamshire

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Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Milton Keynes - 6 £475 -
RAD
South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for RAD.

1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Unified Process
2 5 (71.43%) V-Model
2 5 (71.43%) RUP
2 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 10
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Compatibility Testing
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Service Design
5 2 (28.57%) JPA
5 2 (28.57%) SonarQube
5 2 (28.57%) Spring Boot
5 2 (28.57%) Gradle
5 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (28.57%) JProfiler
5 2 (28.57%) Java EE
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) Spring
5 2 (28.57%) Maven
5 2 (28.57%) OO
5 2 (28.57%) JUnit
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
5 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Gradle
1 2 (28.57%) IntelliJ
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) JProfiler
1 2 (28.57%) JUnit
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
1 2 (28.57%) SonarQube
2 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Test Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
1 2 (28.57%) Java EE
1 2 (28.57%) JPA
1 2 (28.57%) Spring
1 2 (28.57%) Spring Boot
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
2 1 (14.29%) React
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) RUP
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
2 5 (71.43%) Unified Process
2 5 (71.43%) V-Model
2 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
3 4 (57.14%) Compatibility Testing
3 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Service Design
5 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
5 2 (28.57%) OO
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 1 (14.29%) BDD
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (14.29%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Perforce