Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 22 January 2018 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 West
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 196 215
Rank change year-on-year +20 +19 -9
Contract jobs citing RAD 17 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.33% 0.076% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.094% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 7
South West median daily rate £408 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% -15.79% +35.71%
England median daily rate £500 £425 £513
% change year-on-year +17.65% -17.07% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £55.00 £21.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +155.81% -46.25% +61.62%

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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,197 4,275 5,033
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 80.28% 80.86% 81.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,612 2,845 3,463
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £255
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £434 £425
% change year-on-year +3.72% +2.09% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 282 255
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £37.25 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.78% -5.10% +37.72%
10th Percentile £11.79 £12.52 £13.70
90th Percentile £47.65 £47.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% +8.70% +15.00%

RAD
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for RAD in the South West

RAD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RAD in the South West

RAD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RAD in the South West over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RAD in the South West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RAD in the South West

RAD
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. 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
Bristol - 8 £415 - 1
Gloucestershire +23 3 £458 +14.38%
Somerset -1 1 £363 -
Wiltshire - 1 - - 2
Dorset - 1 - -
RAD
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for RAD.

1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
3 10 (58.82%) HTML
3 10 (58.82%) CSS
4 9 (52.94%) PHP
4 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
4 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
5 8 (47.06%) Scrum
6 7 (41.18%) Programme Management
6 7 (41.18%) MySQL
6 7 (41.18%) PhpStorm
6 7 (41.18%) GitLab
7 6 (35.29%) Finance
8 5 (29.41%) Web Services
8 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (29.41%) JIRA
8 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
9 4 (23.53%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (23.53%) Marketing
9 4 (23.53%) ITIL
9 4 (23.53%) SAP
9 4 (23.53%) Electronics
9 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
9 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
10 3 (17.65%) TDD
10 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
10 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
10 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
10 3 (17.65%) .NET
10 3 (17.65%) Oracle

RAD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (11.76%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) DataStage
3 1 (5.88%) DB2
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (5.88%) QualityStage
3 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
2 7 (41.18%) GitLab
2 7 (41.18%) PhpStorm
3 5 (29.41%) JIRA
4 3 (17.65%) Bitbucket
5 2 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (11.76%) Mercurial
5 2 (11.76%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Electronics
2 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
2 4 (23.53%) Marketing
2 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Military
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) PHP Developer
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (23.53%) MySQL Developer
3 4 (23.53%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Head of Design
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) UI Developer
5 2 (11.76%) UI/UX Developer
5 2 (11.76%) UX Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Head of Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Head of Information
6 1 (5.88%) Head of Information Systems
6 1 (5.88%) PHP Web Applications Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Web Applications Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Web Applications Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) CSS
1 10 (58.82%) HTML
2 5 (29.41%) Web Services
3 3 (17.65%) .NET
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (17.65%) NHibernate
3 3 (17.65%) REST
3 3 (17.65%) WCF
4 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
4 2 (11.76%) J2EE
4 2 (11.76%) JSON
4 2 (11.76%) Play Framework
4 2 (11.76%) React
4 2 (11.76%) RESTful
4 2 (11.76%) XML
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
1 3 (17.65%) PMI
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Scrum
3 7 (41.18%) Programme Management
4 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (23.53%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (23.53%) ITIL
6 3 (17.65%) ATDD
6 3 (17.65%) BDD
6 3 (17.65%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (17.65%) DSDM
6 3 (17.65%) Feature Driven Development
6 3 (17.65%) Information Assurance
6 3 (17.65%) Kanban
6 3 (17.65%) MSF
6 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
6 3 (17.65%) Prototyping
6 3 (17.65%) Service Design
6 3 (17.65%) TDD
7 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
2 9 (52.94%) PHP
3 3 (17.65%) C#
3 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) C
4 2 (11.76%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) Chartered Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) CISSP
3 3 (17.65%) CITP
3 3 (17.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (17.65%) Degree
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (17.65%) Master's Degree
3 3 (17.65%) PMI Certification
3 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) COBIT
2 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) SAP
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Netezza
4 1 (5.88%) Teradata