Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 205 163
Rank change year-on-year +30 -42 +8
Contract jobs citing RAD 3 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.062% 0.11% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.075% 0.14% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 13
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £515 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.48% +14.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £413 £430 £400
90th Percentile £508 £570 £613
England median daily rate £500 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4015 5138 3901
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.92% 83.07% 78.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2563 3080 2233
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £238
90th Percentile £550 £550 £531
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 138 178
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.20 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.40% -9.03% -
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

RAD
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for RAD in the West Midlands

RAD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RAD in the West Midlands

RAD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RAD in the West Midlands

RAD
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the West Midlands 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
Warwickshire +2 1 £500 -
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 West Midlands region with a requirement for RAD.

1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (66.67%) IntelliJ
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) Java EE
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 2 (66.67%) JPA
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
1 2 (66.67%) Backbone.js
1 2 (66.67%) Bitbucket
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) React
1 2 (66.67%) Spring Boot
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Yourdon
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) SSADM
2 1 (33.33%) RUP
2 1 (33.33%) UML

RAD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Bitbucket
1 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) IntelliJ
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Java Programmer
1 2 (66.67%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) Backbone.js
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (66.67%) Java EE
1 2 (66.67%) JPA
1 2 (66.67%) React
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) Spring Boot
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) RUP
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) SSADM
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Yourdon
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript