Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 176 177
Contract jobs citing RAD 0 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.12% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.14% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 14
Scotland median daily rate - £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.54% -38.10%
UK median daily rate £500 £439 £475
% change year-on-year +13.96% -7.63% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £38.34
% change year-on-year +2.33% -43.92% +206.68%

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 4228 3604 5062
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.12% 83.60% 82.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2405 2107 2642
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.64% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 87 103
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.05% -16.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.67 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.08% +6.67% +18.42%

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