The table below looks at the statistics for Rapid Prototyping skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rapid Prototyping over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Prototyping
Rank 252 263 229
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -34
Contract jobs citing Rapid Prototyping 13 12 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.12% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.15% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 6
Median daily rate £388 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.51% +13.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 - -
Rapid Prototyping
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7036 7773 7115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.79% 79.29% 76.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4294 4755 3991
Median daily rate £424 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 258 263
Median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +72.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £53.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Rapid Prototyping
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Rapid Prototyping as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Rapid Prototyping Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Rapid Prototyping
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Rapid Prototyping Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Rapid Prototyping
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Rapid Prototyping across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Rapid Prototyping Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Rapid Prototyping
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Rapid Prototyping Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Rapid Prototyping
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 Rapid Prototyping within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
West Sussex - 8 £388 -
Hampshire +3 4 £500 +25.78%
Oxfordshire 0 1 £350 -
Rapid Prototyping
England

Rapid Prototyping
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Rapid Prototyping 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 Rapid Prototyping.

1 33 (97.06%) Prototyping
2 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (85.29%) User Experience
3 28 (82.35%) HTML
4 27 (79.41%) CSS
5 21 (61.76%) Mobile App
6 15 (44.12%) Degree
7 8 (23.53%) Customer Insight
8 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
9 4 (11.76%) Web Design
10 3 (8.82%) .NET
10 3 (8.82%) VHDL
10 3 (8.82%) Front End Development
10 3 (8.82%) DO-254
10 3 (8.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
10 3 (8.82%) Service Design
11 2 (5.88%) Subversion
11 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
11 2 (5.88%) Xilinx
11 2 (5.88%) Mentor Graphics
11 2 (5.88%) Actel
11 2 (5.88%) QA
11 2 (5.88%) CMS
11 2 (5.88%) C#
11 2 (5.88%) PVCS
11 2 (5.88%) Firmware
12 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
12 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
12 1 (2.94%) Telecoms

Rapid Prototyping
Top Related 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 2 (5.88%) CMS
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.88%) PVCS
1 2 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Blend
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.94%) Avionics
1 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (82.35%) Designer
2 18 (52.94%) Interaction Designer
2 18 (52.94%) UX Designer
3 8 (23.53%) HTML CSS Designer
4 5 (14.71%) Mobile Designer
4 5 (14.71%) Mobile UX Designer
4 5 (14.71%) Web Designer
5 4 (11.76%) Developer
6 3 (8.82%) FPGA Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Hardware Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Firmware Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) UX Developer
8 1 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) UI Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) UI Designer
8 1 (2.94%) UI Developer
8 1 (2.94%) UI/UX Developer
8 1 (2.94%) User Experience Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) VHDL Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (82.35%) HTML
2 27 (79.41%) CSS
3 3 (8.82%) .NET
4 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.94%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 29 (85.29%) User Experience
2 21 (61.76%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (8.82%) VHDL
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.94%) Oculus Rift
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (97.06%) Prototyping
2 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (23.53%) Customer Insight
4 4 (11.76%) Web Design
5 3 (8.82%) Front End Development
5 3 (8.82%) Service Design
5 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.94%) Information Architecture
6 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.94%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.94%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (2.94%) C
3 1 (2.94%) SQL
3 1 (2.94%) VB
3 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.94%) VB6
3 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) DO-254
2 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Actel
1 2 (5.88%) Mentor Graphics
1 2 (5.88%) Xilinx
2 1 (2.94%) EXTOL
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft