Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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)
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 346 360 372
Rank change year-on-year +14 +12 0
Contract jobs citing RAD 30 21 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 26
South East median daily rate £418 £452 £466
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.58% -3.11% +41.29%
10th Percentile £309 £263 £320
90th Percentile £594 £488 £615
England median daily rate £500 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South East median hourly rate - - £40.00
England median hourly rate £38.50 £21.50 £38.34
% change year-on-year +79.07% -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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13930 13767 15584
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.73% 82.56% 80.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8344 8295 9308
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £536
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 556 610
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.02% +0.56% +52.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.80 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.13 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

RAD
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing RAD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for RAD in the South East

RAD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RAD in the South East

RAD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RAD in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RAD in the South East

RAD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RAD in the South East

RAD
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Sussex - 16 £525 -
Thames Valley 0 11 £370 -20.30%
Oxfordshire - 4 £370 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 - -
Berkshire -12 3 £325 -29.99%
Surrey - 1 £435 -
RAD
England

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 South East region with a requirement for RAD.

1 28 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (53.33%) REST
3 15 (50.00%) SQL
4 13 (43.33%) Java
4 13 (43.33%) Web Services
5 10 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 10 (33.33%) C#
5 10 (33.33%) Scrum
6 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 9 (30.00%) Web Development
7 8 (26.67%) T-SQL
7 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 8 (26.67%) CSS
7 8 (26.67%) SOAP
8 7 (23.33%) Struts
8 7 (23.33%) Eclipse
8 7 (23.33%) J2EE
8 7 (23.33%) HTML
8 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
8 7 (23.33%) PHP
8 7 (23.33%) Mainframe
8 7 (23.33%) Hibernate
8 7 (23.33%) Degree
8 7 (23.33%) WebSphere
8 7 (23.33%) Release Management
8 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (23.33%) Dependency Management
8 7 (23.33%) Translating Business Requirements
9 6 (20.00%) Drupal
9 6 (20.00%) Kanban

RAD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 7 (23.33%) WebSphere
2 6 (20.00%) Drupal
3 3 (10.00%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (13.33%) IaaS
2 4 (13.33%) PaaS
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.33%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.67%) MySQL
3 2 (6.67%) OLAP
3 2 (6.67%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.33%) Artifactory
2 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Database Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 5 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 4 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Systems Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Applications Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Designer
5 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Applications Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Java Applications Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Lead Designer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Java Applications Developer
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) REST
2 13 (43.33%) Web Services
3 8 (26.67%) CSS
3 8 (26.67%) SOAP
4 7 (23.33%) Hibernate
4 7 (23.33%) HTML
4 7 (23.33%) J2EE
4 7 (23.33%) Struts
5 6 (20.00%) .NET
6 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (13.33%) AngularJS
7 4 (13.33%) JSON
8 3 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (6.67%) Angular 2
9 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (6.67%) React
9 2 (6.67%) Sass
9 2 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (23.33%) Mainframe
2 4 (13.33%) Market Risk
3 3 (10.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Android
1 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 10 (33.33%) Scrum
3 9 (30.00%) Web Development
4 7 (23.33%) Dependency Management
4 7 (23.33%) Release Management
4 7 (23.33%) Translating Business Requirements
5 6 (20.00%) Kanban
6 5 (16.67%) MVC
7 4 (13.33%) Asset Management
7 4 (13.33%) Functional Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Investment Management
7 4 (13.33%) Project Management
7 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
8 3 (10.00%) DevOps
8 3 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
8 3 (10.00%) Refactoring
8 3 (10.00%) TDD
8 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) SQL
2 13 (43.33%) Java
3 10 (33.33%) C#
4 8 (26.67%) T-SQL
5 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (23.33%) PHP
6 4 (13.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.33%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.33%) GDPR
2 1 (3.33%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) Docker
3 1 (3.33%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) Twitter
4 1 (3.33%) JDA