The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 27 June 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 / Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 - 70
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing RAD 8 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.29% - 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% - 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Median daily rate £500 - £215
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £450 £363
% change year-on-year -20.00% +24.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 533 434 699
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 85.69% 77.92% 82.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 305 479
Median daily rate £380 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 21 27
Median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +129.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.88 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £72.50 £21.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

RAD
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

RAD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RAD in Wales

RAD
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
South Wales - 6 £500 -
RAD
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for RAD.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 6 (75.00%) Project Management
3 5 (62.50%) Portfolio Management
3 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) Back Office
5 1 (12.50%) Electronics
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Service Design
5 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (12.50%) Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing

RAD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 4 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Portfolio Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Programme Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 6 (75.00%) Project Management
3 5 (62.50%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) SAP