The table below looks at the statistics for Rapid Prototyping skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rapid Prototyping over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Prototyping
Rank 160 191 208
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +17
Contract jobs citing Rapid Prototyping 3 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.087% 0.20% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.25% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 4
Average daily rate £440 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-21.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.82 - -
Rapid Prototyping
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2941 4398 4952
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.83% 80.80% 79.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2385 3409 3634
Average daily rate £475 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £605 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 39 47
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.37 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% +14.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £14.55 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £92.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

Rapid Prototyping
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Rapid Prototyping across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Rapid Prototyping Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Rapid Prototyping
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Rapid Prototyping across the City of London region.

Rapid Prototyping Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Rapid Prototyping
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Rapid Prototyping across the City of London region.

Rapid Prototyping Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Rapid Prototyping
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Rapid Prototyping also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Rapid Prototyping.

1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
1 3 (75.00%) HTML5
1 3 (75.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) Sass
2 2 (50.00%) Semantic HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Twitter
2 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (50.00%) Grunt
2 2 (50.00%) gulp
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile First
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (50.00%) Publishing
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) LAMP
3 1 (25.00%) RedDot
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Linux

Rapid Prototyping
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Rapid Prototyping also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Rapid Prototyping. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (25.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Grunt
1 2 (50.00%) gulp
General
1 2 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Digital Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (50.00%) Lead Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 1 (25.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) CSS3
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) HTML5
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) Sass
2 2 (50.00%) Semantic HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) LAMP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Zend Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile First
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Complex Event Processing
3 1 (25.00%) Content Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Data Enrichment
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Twitter
2 1 (25.00%) RedDot
2 1 (25.00%) StreamBase
2 1 (25.00%) Zend