The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 - 37
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing RAD 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.32% - 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% - 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £465 £400
% change year-on-year -22.58% +16.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.90 - -
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 Cambridge with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 270 314 268
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 85.99% 80.51% 77.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 194 177
Median daily rate £375 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £320 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 23 17
Median hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £17.50 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.25 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.24 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +3.43% +18.03%  

RAD
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

RAD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RAD in Cambridge

RAD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RAD in Cambridge

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 Cambridge region with a requirement for RAD.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (100.00%) CRM
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) DWDM
1 4 (100.00%) Huawei
1 4 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 4 (100.00%) Fault Management
1 4 (100.00%) Ciena

RAD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DWDM
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) NOC Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) CRM
1 4 (100.00%) Fault Management
1 4 (100.00%) Resource Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Ciena
1 4 (100.00%) Huawei
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft