Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a RAD Developer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer (RAD) Developer
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 774 860 816
Rank change year-on-year +86 -44 -7
Contract jobs requiring a RAD Developer 57 13 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.061% 0.013% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.014% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 10 41
England median daily rate £550 £463 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.92% -7.50% -6.98%
10th Percentile £364 £293 £406
90th Percentile £618 £648 £600
UK median daily rate £550 £463 £500
% change year-on-year +18.92% -7.50% -6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 88968 93021 99725
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 59275 61281 64512
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2638 3004 3828
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

RAD Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured RAD Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for RAD Developer in England

RAD Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RAD Developer in England

RAD Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RAD Developer in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RAD Developer in England

RAD Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RAD Developer in England

RAD Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RAD Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 18 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
London +38 57 £550 +12.82% 2
RAD Developer
UK

RAD Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, RAD Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring RAD Developer in the job title.

1 56 (98.25%) VBA
2 55 (96.49%) Front Office
3 51 (89.47%) RAD
3 51 (89.47%) Microsoft Excel
4 39 (68.42%) Python
5 37 (64.91%) C#
6 34 (59.65%) SQL Server
7 30 (52.63%) SQL
7 30 (52.63%) Derivative
8 29 (50.88%) Fixed Income
9 25 (43.86%) Banking
9 25 (43.86%) C++
9 25 (43.86%) Java
10 23 (40.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 21 (36.84%) Investment Banking
12 18 (31.58%) Oracle
12 18 (31.58%) Risk Management
13 13 (22.81%) Quantitative Research
14 10 (17.54%) Spreadsheet
15 9 (15.79%) Mathematics
16 8 (14.04%) Equity Derivative
16 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
17 7 (12.28%) Finance
17 7 (12.28%) Equities
17 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
18 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
18 6 (10.53%) French Language
19 5 (8.77%) Degree
19 5 (8.77%) Numerate Degree
19 5 (8.77%) Computer Science Degree

RAD Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 51 (89.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (17.54%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) RMDS
2 2 (3.51%) Orchestrade
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (59.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) Big Data
2 1 (1.75%) KDB
2 1 (1.75%) MS Access
2 1 (1.75%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
General
1 55 (96.49%) Front Office
2 25 (43.86%) Banking
3 21 (36.84%) Investment Banking
4 7 (12.28%) Finance
5 6 (10.53%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) HTML
1 3 (5.26%) HTML5
2 2 (3.51%) MDX
3 1 (1.75%) .NET
3 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.75%) CSS
3 1 (1.75%) Node.js
3 1 (1.75%) React
3 1 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 30 (52.63%) Derivative
2 29 (50.88%) Fixed Income
3 23 (40.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (14.04%) Equity Derivative
5 7 (12.28%) Equities
6 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
7 5 (8.77%) Hedge funds
8 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (5.26%) Credit Risk
9 3 (5.26%) Market Risk
10 1 (1.75%) Fintech
10 1 (1.75%) Interest Rate Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (89.47%) RAD
2 18 (31.58%) Risk Management
3 13 (22.81%) Quantitative Research
4 9 (15.79%) Mathematics
5 4 (7.02%) Migration
5 4 (7.02%) Time Management
6 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.51%) Machine Learning
7 2 (3.51%) Wealth Management
8 1 (1.75%) Analytics
8 1 (1.75%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.75%) Data Analysis
8 1 (1.75%) OO
8 1 (1.75%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (1.75%) Statistical Analysis
8 1 (1.75%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 56 (98.25%) VBA
2 39 (68.42%) Python
3 37 (64.91%) C#
4 30 (52.63%) SQL
5 25 (43.86%) C++
5 25 (43.86%) Java
6 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.75%) C
7 1 (1.75%) R
7 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (8.77%) Degree
1 5 (8.77%) Numerate Degree
Vendors
1 18 (31.58%) Oracle
2 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.26%) Sybase
4 1 (1.75%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.75%) Reuters