The table below looks at the statistics for Rapid Prototyping skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rapid Prototyping over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Prototyping
Rank 143 - 133
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Rapid Prototyping 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.059% - 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.081% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£335 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £280 £400
% change year-on-year
+33.92% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -27.00%
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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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2472 1521 2041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 73.33% 70.78% 68.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1676 1008 1187
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 96 148
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.66 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Rapid Prototyping
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Rapid Prototyping Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Rapid Prototyping
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Rapid Prototyping Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Rapid Prototyping
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Rapid Prototyping Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Rapid Prototyping
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Retail

Rapid Prototyping
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) UX Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript