Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 23 November 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)
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 - 142
Rank change year-on-year - +142 -27
Contract jobs citing RAD 1 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.044% - 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.051% - 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Leeds median daily rate - - £300
West Yorkshire median daily rate - £420 £300
% change year-on-year - +40.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

RAD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1950 2301 2824
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 86.02% 87.72% 87.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1394 1553 1983
Leeds median daily rate £410 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £275 £283 £266
90th Percentile £550 £563 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 35 66
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £14.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.85% -5.58% +5.91%
10th Percentile £13.80 £10.20 £8.94
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.20 £39.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +3.45%

RAD
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing RAD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for RAD in Leeds

RAD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RAD in Leeds

RAD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RAD in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Leeds region with a requirement for RAD.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) Servlets
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus

RAD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Servlets
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM