The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 25 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)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 81 70
Rank change year-on-year +8 -11  
Contract jobs citing RAD 1 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.099% 0.59% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.71% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 7
Median daily rate - £475 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £460 £398
% change year-on-year -21.73% +15.57%  
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 866 1272 1228
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 86.08% 83.03% 80.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 735 707
Median daily rate £408 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.11% +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 17
Median hourly rate £15.86 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.33% +11.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £17.20 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.52 £30.35
% change year-on-year -1.42% +20.32%  

RAD
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

RAD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RAD in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for RAD.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle APEX

RAD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Developer
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle