The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 June 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 / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 379 374 364
Rank change year-on-year -5 -10  
Contract jobs citing RAD 39 50 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.23% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.27% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 42 57
Median daily rate £475 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.04% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £388 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £452 £350
% change year-on-year -20.30% +29.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17729 18243 19239
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.64% 85.33% 82.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12696 13342 13634
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £628 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 156 260
Median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.19% -2.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £46.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

RAD
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

RAD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RAD in London

RAD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RAD in London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RAD in London

RAD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RAD in London

RAD
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the London region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +1 4 £494 +16.17% 3
RAD
England

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

1 45 (44.12%) C#
2 44 (43.14%) Front Office
3 40 (39.22%) Finance
3 40 (39.22%) VBA
4 39 (38.24%) Microsoft Excel
5 36 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (34.31%) Mathematics
7 34 (33.33%) Java
8 32 (31.37%) SQL
8 32 (31.37%) SQL Server
9 31 (30.39%) Banking
10 27 (26.47%) Degree
10 27 (26.47%) Python
11 24 (23.53%) Oracle
11 24 (23.53%) Derivative
12 22 (21.57%) Web Services
13 21 (20.59%) Computer Science
13 21 (20.59%) REST
14 18 (17.65%) Scrum
14 18 (17.65%) Investment Banking
15 17 (16.67%) Spring
15 17 (16.67%) TDD
15 17 (16.67%) SOAP
15 17 (16.67%) J2EE
16 16 (15.69%) RUP
16 16 (15.69%) WebSphere
17 15 (14.71%) XML
17 15 (14.71%) WebLogic
18 14 (13.73%) OO
19 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills

RAD
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 16 (15.69%) WebSphere
2 15 (14.71%) WebLogic
3 12 (11.76%) Tomcat
4 11 (10.78%) GlassFish
4 11 (10.78%) JBoss
5 8 (7.84%) Apache Spark
6 6 (5.88%) Apache
7 4 (3.92%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (2.94%) Anypoint
9 2 (1.96%) CMS
9 2 (1.96%) Confluence
9 2 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.98%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.98%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.98%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.98%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 39 (38.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (7.84%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.92%) FINCAD Analytics
2 2 (1.96%) RMDS
3 1 (0.98%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) GitHub
1 3 (2.94%) OpenShift
2 2 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.96%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.96%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (1.96%) Loggly
2 2 (1.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.98%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.94%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.98%) Internet
2 1 (0.98%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (31.37%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.82%) Big Data
3 7 (6.86%) MongoDB
4 6 (5.88%) Hadoop
4 6 (5.88%) MySQL
4 6 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (3.92%) MS Access
6 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.94%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.96%) DataStage
7 2 (1.96%) HBase
7 2 (1.96%) Informix
7 2 (1.96%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.98%) Cognos Report Studio
8 1 (0.98%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.98%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.98%) Power BI
8 1 (0.98%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 12 (11.76%) JIRA
2 7 (6.86%) Eclipse
2 7 (6.86%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (4.90%) Maven
5 4 (3.92%) Mercurial
5 4 (3.92%) Selenium
5 4 (3.92%) Subversion
6 3 (2.94%) Ant
6 3 (2.94%) HP UFT
6 3 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.94%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.94%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.94%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 3 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.96%) IntelliJ
7 2 (1.96%) JMeter
7 2 (1.96%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.96%) Oracle APEX
General
1 44 (43.14%) Front Office
2 40 (39.22%) Finance
3 31 (30.39%) Banking
4 18 (17.65%) Investment Banking
5 7 (6.86%) Legal
6 4 (3.92%) Back Office
7 3 (2.94%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.96%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.96%) French Language
8 2 (1.96%) Retail
9 1 (0.98%) Advertising
9 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 87 (85.29%) Developer
2 34 (33.33%) RAD Developer
3 23 (22.55%) VBA Developer
4 20 (19.61%) Front Office Developer
5 18 (17.65%) Excel Developer
5 18 (17.65%) Excel VBA Developer
6 17 (16.67%) C# Developer
6 17 (16.67%) SQL Developer
7 14 (13.73%) Front Office RAD Developer
8 13 (12.75%) Python Developer
9 12 (11.76%) Java Developer
10 10 (9.80%) Hybris Developer
11 7 (6.86%) Junior
11 7 (6.86%) Junior Developer
11 7 (6.86%) Software Engineer
12 6 (5.88%) Access Developer
12 6 (5.88%) Junior Excel VBA Developer
12 6 (5.88%) Junior VBA Developer
12 6 (5.88%) Senior Developer
12 6 (5.88%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (21.57%) Web Services
2 21 (20.59%) REST
3 17 (16.67%) J2EE
3 17 (16.67%) SOAP
3 17 (16.67%) Spring
4 15 (14.71%) XML
5 12 (11.76%) JSTL
5 12 (11.76%) Struts
6 10 (9.80%) JSON
7 9 (8.82%) .NET
7 9 (8.82%) RESTful
8 6 (5.88%) AngularJS
8 6 (5.88%) HTML
9 4 (3.92%) ASP.NET
9 4 (3.92%) HTML5
9 4 (3.92%) Play Framework
9 4 (3.92%) WPF
10 3 (2.94%) .NET Framework
10 3 (2.94%) Ehcache
10 3 (2.94%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.53%) Derivative
2 21 (20.59%) Computer Science
3 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (10.78%) Equities
5 11 (10.78%) Hedge funds
6 10 (9.80%) Fixed Income
7 7 (6.86%) Credit Risk
7 7 (6.86%) Market Risk
8 3 (2.94%) Fintech
8 3 (2.94%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 2 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.96%) Minimum Viable Product
10 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.98%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.98%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.98%) OTC Derivatives
10 1 (0.98%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.76%) Linux
2 6 (5.88%) Windows
3 4 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.92%) Unix
4 2 (1.96%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.98%) Android
5 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.98%) HPUX
5 1 (0.98%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (34.31%) Mathematics
3 18 (17.65%) Scrum
4 17 (16.67%) TDD
5 16 (15.69%) RUP
6 14 (13.73%) OO
7 13 (12.75%) Software Engineering
7 13 (12.75%) Validation
8 12 (11.76%) Test Automation
8 12 (11.76%) Waterfall
9 11 (10.78%) E-Commerce
9 11 (10.78%) Open Source
9 11 (10.78%) UML
10 10 (9.80%) Asset Management
10 10 (9.80%) Financial Modelling
10 10 (9.80%) Mathematical Modelling
10 10 (9.80%) Quantitative Research
11 9 (8.82%) Customer Requirements
11 9 (8.82%) DevOps
11 9 (8.82%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 45 (44.12%) C#
2 40 (39.22%) VBA
3 34 (33.33%) Java
4 32 (31.37%) SQL
5 27 (26.47%) Python
6 13 (12.75%) JavaScript
7 10 (9.80%) C++
8 5 (4.90%) MATLAB
8 5 (4.90%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.94%) Go
9 3 (2.94%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.94%) R
10 2 (1.96%) AWK
10 2 (1.96%) Perl
10 2 (1.96%) VB
11 1 (0.98%) C
11 1 (0.98%) VB6
11 1 (0.98%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (26.47%) Degree
2 11 (10.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (8.82%) Numerate Degree
4 8 (7.84%) MBA
5 2 (1.96%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.98%) ISEB
6 1 (0.98%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.98%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.98%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (3.92%) HDFS
1 4 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.96%) Docker
2 2 (1.96%) LXC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) Ansible
1 2 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.96%) Puppet
2 1 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (23.53%) Oracle
2 10 (9.80%) hybris
3 9 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.84%) Sybase
5 5 (4.90%) Bloomberg
5 5 (4.90%) Cloudera
5 5 (4.90%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.94%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.96%) FactSet
7 2 (1.96%) IBM
7 2 (1.96%) Informatica
7 2 (1.96%) Splunk
8 1 (0.98%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.98%) Cognos
8 1 (0.98%) DataFlux
8 1 (0.98%) Murex
8 1 (0.98%) Reuters
8 1 (0.98%) Serena
8 1 (0.98%) Teradata
City, London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Comtecs
Rate: £400 - £425 Per Day 6 Month Contract
Posted: 3 days ago