The table below looks at the statistics for the Prototyper role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Prototyper in their job title over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Prototyper
Rank 616 571 576
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Prototyper 7 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.006% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.006% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £410 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +41.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52582 48184 52592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.59% 92.68% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32352 29013 29451
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2039 2629
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Prototyper
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Prototyper in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Prototyper Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Prototyper
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Prototyper within the UK.

Prototyper Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Prototyper
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Prototyper within the UK over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Prototyper Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Prototyper
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Prototyper in their job title 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 with Prototyper in their job title.

1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) User Experience
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) CSS3
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) Axure RP
4 2 (25.00%) Node.js
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (12.50%) Retail
5 1 (12.50%) Ruby
5 1 (12.50%) Animation
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) UX Design
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) CMS
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
5 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5 Canvas
5 1 (12.50%) Flash
5 1 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (12.50%) PHP
5 1 (12.50%) ActionScript

Prototyper
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Prototyper in their job title 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 with Prototyper in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) CSS3
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5 Canvas
4 1 (12.50%) Flash
4 1 (12.50%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Animation
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (25.00%) OO
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) UX Design
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) ActionScript
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe