Period
to 16 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 16 August 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 134 151
Rank change year-on-year -7 +17 -10
Contract jobs citing RAD 9 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.29% 0.13% 0.030%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.16% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
East Midlands median daily rate £338 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.90% - -
England median daily rate £450 £473 £450
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.00 - £38.34

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2584 2559 2583
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 83.71% 81.16% 78.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1629 1588 1563
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £257 £250 £219
90th Percentile £538 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 59 82
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £18.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -19.49% -9.95%
10th Percentile £10.28 £10.35 £10.43
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.90 £39.75
England median hourly rate £24.23 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -3.08% +13.64% +7.32%

RAD
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing RAD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for RAD in the East Midlands

RAD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RAD in the East Midlands

RAD
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 August 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
Northamptonshire +8 8 £338 -12.90%
Derbyshire - 1 £350 -
RAD
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for RAD.

1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (88.89%) JProfiler
2 8 (88.89%) Unit Testing
2 8 (88.89%) JPA
2 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
2 8 (88.89%) Gradle
2 8 (88.89%) Jenkins
2 8 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) OO
2 8 (88.89%) Data Modelling
2 8 (88.89%) Eclipse
2 8 (88.89%) IntelliJ
2 8 (88.89%) JUnit
2 8 (88.89%) Hibernate
2 8 (88.89%) TDD
2 8 (88.89%) Spring
3 7 (77.78%) JSON
3 7 (77.78%) JIRA
3 7 (77.78%) Perforce
3 7 (77.78%) RDBMS
3 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) J2EE
3 7 (77.78%) Oracle
3 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
3 7 (77.78%) SOAP
3 7 (77.78%) XML
3 7 (77.78%) XSLT
3 7 (77.78%) Relational Database
3 7 (77.78%) jQuery

RAD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 7 (77.78%) MongoDB
1 7 (77.78%) RDBMS
1 7 (77.78%) Relational Database
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Eclipse
1 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
1 8 (88.89%) Gradle
1 8 (88.89%) IntelliJ
1 8 (88.89%) Jenkins
1 8 (88.89%) JProfiler
1 8 (88.89%) JUnit
2 7 (77.78%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) Bitbucket
3 1 (11.11%) Maven
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) SonarQube
3 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
1 8 (88.89%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Hibernate
1 8 (88.89%) JPA
1 8 (88.89%) Spring
2 7 (77.78%) Ajax
2 7 (77.78%) J2EE
2 7 (77.78%) jQuery
2 7 (77.78%) JSON
2 7 (77.78%) SOAP
2 7 (77.78%) XML
2 7 (77.78%) XSLT
3 5 (55.56%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) CSS3
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) HTML5
6 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
6 1 (11.11%) Java EE
6 1 (11.11%) RESTful
6 1 (11.11%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Android
1 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (88.89%) Data Modelling
2 8 (88.89%) OO
2 8 (88.89%) TDD
2 8 (88.89%) Unit Testing
3 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Open Source
6 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
6 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
1 7 (77.78%) Perforce