Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 17 January 2019 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - - 171
Contract jobs citing RAD 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - - 0.053%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Scotland median daily rate - - £328
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £425
% change year-on-year - +17.65% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £55.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year - +155.81% -46.25%

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,165 4,093 3,222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 87.74% 86.04% 84.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,283 2,371 1,863
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £244 £250 £250
90th Percentile £563 £544 £500
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 89 106
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £12.08 £11.23 £10.25
90th Percentile £44.36 £37.20 £52.00
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £23.00 £22.84
% change year-on-year +2.17% +0.70% -0.70%

RAD
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for RAD in Scotland

RAD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RAD in Scotland