The table below looks at the statistics for Rapid Prototyping skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rapid Prototyping over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Prototyping
Rank 476 534 515
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -19
Contract jobs citing Rapid Prototyping 101 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.049% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.066% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 11 22
Average daily rate
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£375 £370 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -32.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £400 £1,000
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.04 - -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38243 36175 32672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.25% 74.28% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 24566 22006 19405
Average daily rate £422 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1006 1114 1321
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

Rapid Prototyping
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Rapid Prototyping Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Rapid Prototyping
Daily Rate Trend

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

Rapid Prototyping Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Rapid Prototyping
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Rapid Prototyping within the UK over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Rapid Prototyping Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Rapid Prototyping
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Rapid Prototyping within the UK.

Rapid Prototyping Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Rapid Prototyping
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Rapid Prototyping within the UK over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Rapid Prototyping Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Rapid Prototyping
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rapid Prototyping within the UK over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +52 94 £375 +1.35% 22
London +31 46 £370 +28.69% 12
South East -7 24 £181 -54.68% 1
East Sussex +9 18 £181 -
Brighton - 18 £181 -
City of London +33 16 £320 -39.04% 3
Yorkshire +10 13 £688 -
Edinburgh - 2 £375 -
Scotland - 2 £375 -
North West - 1 £325 - 3
East of England - 1 £350 - 1
Cambridge - 1 £350 -
Manchester - 1 £325 - 2
Surrey - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £350 -
Cheshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Preston - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Hull - - - -
Southwark - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -

Rapid Prototyping
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 122 (70.52%) User Experience
2 118 (68.21%) HTML
3 117 (67.63%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (58.96%) CSS
5 52 (30.06%) JavaScript
6 44 (25.43%) Mobile App
7 40 (23.12%) Axure RP
8 32 (18.50%) SQL
9 29 (16.76%) jQuery
10 27 (15.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 26 (15.03%) XML
11 26 (15.03%) Adobe
12 25 (14.45%) Google
13 24 (13.87%) CMS
14 23 (13.29%) Web Services
14 23 (13.29%) .NET
15 22 (12.72%) W3C
15 22 (12.72%) Usability Testing
16 21 (12.14%) Web Design
16 21 (12.14%) Degree
17 20 (11.56%) Content Management
17 20 (11.56%) XHTML
18 19 (10.98%) ASP.NET
18 19 (10.98%) XSD
18 19 (10.98%) XSLT
18 19 (10.98%) Intranet
18 19 (10.98%) Web Development
18 19 (10.98%) Ajax
18 19 (10.98%) RedDot
18 19 (10.98%) Open Text

Rapid Prototyping
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 24 (13.87%) CMS
2 18 (10.40%) IIS
3 14 (8.09%) Node.js
4 2 (1.16%) Confluence
5 1 (0.58%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.58%) Drupal
5 1 (0.58%) WordPress
5 1 (0.58%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 19 (10.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 14 (8.09%) Adobe Illustrator
2 14 (8.09%) Photoshop
3 6 (3.47%) Acrobat
4 5 (2.89%) OmniGraffle
5 4 (2.31%) MS Office
6 3 (1.73%) MS Excel
7 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
7 2 (1.16%) InDesign
7 2 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.58%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.58%) Summit
2 1 (0.58%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.73%) SaaS
1 3 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (1.73%) Amazon S3
1 3 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.58%) Heroku
2 1 (0.58%) PaaS
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.98%) Intranet
2 10 (5.78%) Internet
3 1 (0.58%) Broadband
3 1 (0.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.05%) QlikView
2 5 (2.89%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.31%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.31%) MySQL
4 3 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.73%) SAP BW
4 3 (1.73%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.58%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 40 (23.12%) Axure RP
2 18 (10.40%) Visual Studio
3 15 (8.67%) Git (software)
4 11 (6.36%) Subversion
4 11 (6.36%) Jasmine
5 6 (3.47%) Mocha
6 5 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.73%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (1.73%) JIRA
7 3 (1.73%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.73%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (1.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (1.16%) ProtoShare
9 1 (0.58%) HttpUnit
9 1 (0.58%) Xcode
9 1 (0.58%) Selenium
9 1 (0.58%) Firebug
9 1 (0.58%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.58%) QUnit
General
1 15 (8.67%) Publishing
2 11 (6.36%) Finance
3 9 (5.20%) Games
3 9 (5.20%) Banking
4 8 (4.62%) Retail
5 4 (2.31%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.31%) Marketing
5 4 (2.31%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.31%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.16%) iGaming
6 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.16%) Advertising
6 2 (1.16%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.16%) Law
7 1 (0.58%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.58%) Electronics
7 1 (0.58%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 84 (48.55%) Designer
2 67 (38.73%) UX Designer
3 61 (35.26%) Developer
4 22 (12.72%) Front-End Developer
5 19 (10.98%) Senior Designer
6 18 (10.40%) Senior UX Designer
7 16 (9.25%) CMS Developer
8 12 (6.94%) UI Designer
9 9 (5.20%) Mobile Developer
10 8 (4.62%) Architect
11 7 (4.05%) Web Developer
11 7 (4.05%) Consultant
11 7 (4.05%) Lead Designer
12 6 (3.47%) Head of User Experience
13 5 (2.89%) User Experience Architect
14 4 (2.31%) UX Developer
15 3 (1.73%) Java Developer
15 3 (1.73%) Software Engineer
15 3 (1.73%) User Experience Consultant
15 3 (1.73%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (68.21%) HTML
2 102 (58.96%) CSS
3 29 (16.76%) jQuery
4 27 (15.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 26 (15.03%) XML
6 23 (13.29%) Web Services
6 23 (13.29%) .NET
7 20 (11.56%) XHTML
8 19 (10.98%) ASP.NET
8 19 (10.98%) XSD
8 19 (10.98%) XSLT
8 19 (10.98%) Ajax
9 13 (7.51%) AngularJS
9 13 (7.51%) HTML5
10 11 (6.36%) REST
11 7 (4.05%) D3.js
11 7 (4.05%) Semantic HTML
11 7 (4.05%) CSS3
12 6 (3.47%) OOCSS
12 6 (3.47%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 122 (70.52%) User Experience
2 44 (25.43%) Mobile App
3 22 (12.72%) W3C
4 18 (10.40%) Web 2.0
5 9 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.31%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.73%) Online Banking
7 3 (1.73%) Animation
7 3 (1.73%) iPhone
7 3 (1.73%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.16%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.16%) Online Games
8 2 (1.16%) RIA
8 2 (1.16%) Social Network
8 2 (1.16%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.58%) Interactive TV
9 1 (0.58%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.58%) DTV
9 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.98%) Android
1 19 (10.98%) Apple iOS
2 8 (4.62%) Windows
3 1 (0.58%) Windows Phone 7
3 1 (0.58%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (67.63%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (12.72%) Usability Testing
3 21 (12.14%) Web Design
4 20 (11.56%) Content Management
5 19 (10.98%) Web Development
6 18 (10.40%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (10.40%) OOP
7 17 (9.83%) Customer Insight
8 16 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (8.09%) TDD
10 11 (6.36%) SOA
11 10 (5.78%) Customer Engagement
12 9 (5.20%) Scrum
13 8 (4.62%) Mobile Application Development
13 8 (4.62%) UX Design
14 7 (4.05%) Data Modelling
14 7 (4.05%) Responsive Web Design
14 7 (4.05%) BDD
15 6 (3.47%) Use Case
15 6 (3.47%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 52 (30.06%) JavaScript
2 32 (18.50%) SQL
3 12 (6.94%) Java
4 10 (5.78%) PHP
5 7 (4.05%) Python
6 6 (3.47%) C#
7 2 (1.16%) VBA
8 1 (0.58%) Ruby
8 1 (0.58%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (12.14%) Degree
2 14 (8.09%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.89%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.89%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.58%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (0.58%) Docker
Vendors
1 26 (15.03%) Adobe
2 25 (14.45%) Google
3 19 (10.98%) RedDot
3 19 (10.98%) Open Text
4 14 (8.09%) Twitter
5 8 (4.62%) Facebook
5 8 (4.62%) Capita
6 6 (3.47%) Microsoft
7 5 (2.89%) Oracle
8 4 (2.31%) SAP
9 1 (0.58%) Apple
9 1 (0.58%) iRise
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