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 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
England / London
Rank 343 384 295
Rank change year-on-year +41 -89  
Contract jobs citing RAD 63 56 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.32% 0.25% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.30% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 36 102
Median daily rate £500 £518 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.38% +3.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £429 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £556 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £464 £425
% change year-on-year -27.22% +9.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year -53.17% -  

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 16580 18843 17272
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.16% 85.15% 82.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11924 13599 12137
Median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 194 245
Median hourly rate £31.92 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.86% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 +5 10 £525 +1.44%
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 48 (46.60%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (41.75%) Finance
3 41 (39.81%) Java
4 33 (32.04%) SQL
5 31 (30.10%) Banking
6 30 (29.13%) Web Services
7 28 (27.18%) REST
8 27 (26.21%) TDD
9 26 (25.24%) C#
10 25 (24.27%) Degree
11 23 (22.33%) Mathematics
11 23 (22.33%) Spring
11 23 (22.33%) SOAP
11 23 (22.33%) Python
12 22 (21.36%) VBA
12 22 (21.36%) Front Office
13 21 (20.39%) WebSphere
14 20 (19.42%) Oracle
15 19 (18.45%) XML
15 19 (18.45%) Scrum
16 18 (17.48%) Validation
16 18 (17.48%) J2EE
16 18 (17.48%) E-Commerce
17 17 (16.50%) OO
17 17 (16.50%) RUP
17 17 (16.50%) Tomcat
18 16 (15.53%) Computer Science
18 16 (15.53%) Linux
18 16 (15.53%) SQL Server
18 16 (15.53%) Waterfall

RAD
Top Related 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 21 (20.39%) WebSphere
2 17 (16.50%) Tomcat
3 15 (14.56%) WebLogic
4 11 (10.68%) GlassFish
4 11 (10.68%) JBoss
5 10 (9.71%) Apache
6 7 (6.80%) Apache Spark
6 7 (6.80%) CMS
7 6 (5.83%) MQSeries
8 4 (3.88%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (2.91%) Anypoint
9 3 (2.91%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.97%) Confluence
10 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.97%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 7 (6.80%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.83%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.91%) MS Office
3 3 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.97%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) GitHub
2 2 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.94%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (1.94%) Loggly
2 2 (1.94%) OpenShift
2 2 (1.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.91%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.97%) Internet
2 1 (0.97%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.53%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.74%) MySQL
3 8 (7.77%) Big Data
3 8 (7.77%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.83%) MongoDB
4 6 (5.83%) MS Access
5 5 (4.85%) Hadoop
5 5 (4.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.88%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.91%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.91%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (2.91%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.94%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.94%) HBase
8 2 (1.94%) Informix
8 2 (1.94%) OLAP
8 2 (1.94%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (1.94%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (1.94%) QlikView
9 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (13.59%) Eclipse
1 14 (13.59%) JIRA
2 12 (11.65%) Git (software)
3 11 (10.68%) Subversion
4 7 (6.80%) Maven
5 6 (5.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (5.83%) JUnit
5 6 (5.83%) Mockito
5 6 (5.83%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (4.85%) Ant
6 5 (4.85%) Selenium
7 4 (3.88%) Mercurial
7 4 (3.88%) TeamCity
7 4 (3.88%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 4 (3.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (2.91%) HP UFT
8 3 (2.91%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (1.94%) JMeter
9 2 (1.94%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (41.75%) Finance
2 31 (30.10%) Banking
3 22 (21.36%) Front Office
4 6 (5.83%) Legal
5 5 (4.85%) Back Office
5 5 (4.85%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.88%) General Ledger
7 3 (2.91%) Advertising
7 3 (2.91%) Retail
8 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.97%) French Language
8 1 (0.97%) Marketing
8 1 (0.97%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (73.79%) Developer
2 19 (18.45%) RAD Developer
3 18 (17.48%) Analyst
4 17 (16.50%) C# Developer
5 16 (15.53%) Java Developer
6 13 (12.62%) SQL Developer
7 11 (10.68%) Hybris Developer
8 10 (9.71%) Business Analyst
8 10 (9.71%) Front Office Developer
9 9 (8.74%) Senior Developer
10 8 (7.77%) Python Developer
10 8 (7.77%) VBA Developer
11 6 (5.83%) Applications Developer
11 6 (5.83%) Front Office RAD Developer
11 6 (5.83%) WebSphere Developer
12 5 (4.85%) Programmer
12 5 (4.85%) Senior WebSphere Developer
12 5 (4.85%) Software Engineer
12 5 (4.85%) Software Programmer
12 5 (4.85%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (29.13%) Web Services
2 28 (27.18%) REST
3 23 (22.33%) SOAP
3 23 (22.33%) Spring
4 19 (18.45%) XML
5 18 (17.48%) J2EE
6 14 (13.59%) JSON
6 14 (13.59%) RESTful
7 13 (12.62%) JSTL
8 12 (11.65%) Struts
9 10 (9.71%) .NET
10 8 (7.77%) AngularJS
10 8 (7.77%) Hibernate
10 8 (7.77%) HTML
11 6 (5.83%) ActiveMQ
11 6 (5.83%) Apache Camel
11 6 (5.83%) JDBC
11 6 (5.83%) Spring Boot
11 6 (5.83%) XSD
11 6 (5.83%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.53%) Computer Science
2 11 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.68%) Derivative
3 9 (8.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (6.80%) Equities
5 6 (5.83%) Fixed Income
6 5 (4.85%) Fintech
7 4 (3.88%) Market Risk
8 3 (2.91%) Taxonomies
8 3 (2.91%) User Experience
9 2 (1.94%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.94%) Reinsurance
9 2 (1.94%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.97%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.97%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.97%) IPTV
10 1 (0.97%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.97%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.53%) Linux
2 9 (8.74%) Unix
3 7 (6.80%) Windows
4 6 (5.83%) HPUX
4 6 (5.83%) Solaris
5 4 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.97%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (46.60%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (26.21%) TDD
3 23 (22.33%) Mathematics
4 19 (18.45%) Scrum
5 18 (17.48%) E-Commerce
5 18 (17.48%) Validation
6 17 (16.50%) OO
6 17 (16.50%) RUP
7 16 (15.53%) Waterfall
8 14 (13.59%) UML
9 12 (11.65%) Open Source
10 11 (10.68%) Mentoring
10 11 (10.68%) Software Engineering
11 10 (9.71%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (9.71%) SDLC
11 10 (9.71%) Test Scripting
12 9 (8.74%) Asset Management
12 9 (8.74%) Financial Modelling
12 9 (8.74%) Project Planning
12 9 (8.74%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (39.81%) Java
2 33 (32.04%) SQL
3 26 (25.24%) C#
4 23 (22.33%) Python
5 22 (21.36%) VBA
6 14 (13.59%) JavaScript
7 8 (7.77%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.85%) MATLAB
9 4 (3.88%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.88%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.91%) Go
10 3 (2.91%) Perl
10 3 (2.91%) R
11 2 (1.94%) AWK
11 2 (1.94%) C
12 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (24.27%) Degree
2 7 (6.80%) MBA
3 1 (0.97%) ISEB
3 1 (0.97%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.97%) PMP
3 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.77%) QA
2 3 (2.91%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.97%) MiFID
3 1 (0.97%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (3.88%) HDFS
1 4 (3.88%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.94%) Docker
2 2 (1.94%) LXC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) Ansible
1 2 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.94%) Puppet
2 1 (0.97%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.97%) MOM
Vendors
1 20 (19.42%) Oracle
2 11 (10.68%) hybris
3 8 (7.77%) Bloomberg
4 7 (6.80%) IBM
5 6 (5.83%) Sybase
6 4 (3.88%) Cloudera
6 4 (3.88%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.88%) Reuters
7 3 (2.91%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.91%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.94%) FactSet
8 2 (1.94%) Informatica
8 2 (1.94%) Splunk
9 1 (0.97%) Cognos
9 1 (0.97%) DataFlux
9 1 (0.97%) Murex
9 1 (0.97%) SAP
9 1 (0.97%) Serena
9 1 (0.97%) Tableau
9 1 (0.97%) Teradata
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