The table below looks at the statistics for Rapid Prototyping skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rapid Prototyping over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rapid Prototyping
UK
Rank 495 552 498
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -54
Contract jobs citing Rapid Prototyping 102 70 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.17% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 30 68
Median daily rate £413 £394 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £248 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £477 £658
UK excluding London median daily rate £481 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+32.75% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £24.50 £46.71 £22.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.54% +111.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £46.71 £22.04
% change year-on-year
-47.54% +111.91%

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
36783 41524 39970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.18% 81.75% 78.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 24390 26922 25816
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 937 1204 1054
Median hourly rate £34.00 £38.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +52.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Rapid Prototyping
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 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 20 January 2017.

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
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
England +55 92 £475 +18.75% 25
London +9 28 £350 -22.22% 14
South East +19 16 £375 -6.25% 6
West Midlands 0 16 £500 +42.85% 2
North East -10 12 £400 +6.66%
Tyne and Wear -13 12 £400 +6.66%
Newcastle upon Tyne -16 12 £400 +6.66%
Scotland +32 9 £338 +1.88% 4
East Midlands - 9 £508 -
Nottinghamshire - 9 £508 -
Nottingham - 9 £508 -
West Sussex - 8 £508 -
Berkshire +10 6 £345 -16.36% 4
Worthing - 6 £508 -
Coventry - 6 £494 -
Birmingham +7 5 £518 - 1
North West +25 4 - -
Edinburgh +17 4 £413 +24.52% 3
South West +11 4 £500 +29.03% 1
Bristol -3 4 £500 +29.03% 1
Glasgow +7 3 £353 -
Yorkshire +9 2 £475 +26.66% 2
Stirling - 2 £338 -
Surrey - 2 - - 1
Staines - 2 - -
Manchester +18 1 - -
City of London -3 1 - - 5
Maidenhead -5 1 - -
Croydon -11 1 £488 +8.33%
Bracknell - 1 £315 -

Rapid Prototyping
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 with a requirement for Rapid Prototyping.

1 184 (84.02%) User Experience
2 176 (80.37%) Prototyping
3 166 (75.80%) Agile Software Development
4 151 (68.95%) CSS
5 149 (68.04%) HTML
6 105 (47.95%) Mobile App
7 59 (26.94%) Wireframes
8 51 (23.29%) Degree
9 46 (21.00%) Web Design
10 37 (16.89%) Customer Insight
11 36 (16.44%) Service Design
11 36 (16.44%) Front End Development
12 27 (12.33%) E-Commerce
13 26 (11.87%) Axure RP
14 24 (10.96%) JavaScript
15 19 (8.68%) Photoshop
16 18 (8.22%) Responsive Web Design
17 17 (7.76%) Adobe
18 16 (7.31%) HTML5
19 15 (6.85%) CSS3
20 14 (6.39%) Social Media
20 14 (6.39%) Adobe Illustrator
21 11 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
22 9 (4.11%) Information Architecture
22 9 (4.11%) UX Design
22 9 (4.11%) JSON
22 9 (4.11%) Typography
23 8 (3.65%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
23 8 (3.65%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
23 8 (3.65%) Git (software)

Rapid Prototyping
Top Related IT Skills 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 7 (3.20%) CMS
2 4 (1.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (1.37%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.46%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (8.68%) Photoshop
2 14 (6.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.37%) InDesign
3 3 (1.37%) InVision
3 3 (1.37%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.37%) UXPin
4 2 (0.91%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.91%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (0.91%) Simulink
5 1 (0.46%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.46%) Maya
Business Applications
1 6 (2.74%) WebTrends
2 3 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.28%) GitHub
2 2 (0.91%) SaaS
3 1 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.46%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.28%) Internet
2 4 (1.83%) Network Security
3 2 (0.91%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (0.91%) NX-OS
3 2 (0.91%) SAN
4 1 (0.46%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.46%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.20%) Big Data
2 5 (2.28%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.83%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.91%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.91%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.46%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (11.87%) Axure RP
2 8 (3.65%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.20%) Subversion
4 4 (1.83%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (1.37%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.91%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.91%) Grunt
6 2 (0.91%) PVCS
6 2 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.91%) webpack
General
1 8 (3.65%) Finance
1 8 (3.65%) Manufacturing
2 6 (2.74%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.83%) Legal
4 3 (1.37%) Banking
4 3 (1.37%) Electronics
4 3 (1.37%) Games
4 3 (1.37%) Marketing
5 2 (0.91%) Automotive
5 2 (0.91%) Back Office
6 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 160 (73.06%) Designer
2 125 (57.08%) UX Designer
3 43 (19.63%) Interaction Designer
4 37 (16.89%) Developer
5 22 (10.05%) Digital Designer
6 21 (9.59%) UI Designer
7 18 (8.22%) HTML CSS Designer
8 16 (7.31%) UI/UX Designer
9 15 (6.85%) Digital UX Designer
10 14 (6.39%) Mobile Designer
11 13 (5.94%) Senior Designer
12 11 (5.02%) Web Designer
13 10 (4.57%) Senior UX Designer
14 9 (4.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 8 (3.65%) Consultant
15 8 (3.65%) UX Developer
16 7 (3.20%) User Experience Consultant
17 5 (2.28%) HTML Developer
17 5 (2.28%) Mobile UX Designer
17 5 (2.28%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (68.95%) CSS
2 149 (68.04%) HTML
3 16 (7.31%) HTML5
4 15 (6.85%) CSS3
5 9 (4.11%) JSON
6 8 (3.65%) Node.js
7 7 (3.20%) REST
7 7 (3.20%) SOAP
7 7 (3.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (3.20%) XML
8 6 (2.74%) D3.js
9 5 (2.28%) AngularJS
9 5 (2.28%) jQuery
9 5 (2.28%) OAuth
10 4 (1.83%) PhoneGap
11 3 (1.37%) Material Design
12 2 (0.91%) Ember.js
12 2 (0.91%) Express
12 2 (0.91%) React
12 2 (0.91%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 184 (84.02%) User Experience
2 105 (47.95%) Mobile App
3 14 (6.39%) Social Media
4 11 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.65%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.83%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.83%) Graphic Design
6 4 (1.83%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.83%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.37%) Animation
7 3 (1.37%) Augmented Reality
7 3 (1.37%) Streaming Media
8 2 (0.91%) 3D Printing
8 2 (0.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (0.91%) Interactive TV
8 2 (0.91%) iPhone
8 2 (0.91%) RIA
8 2 (0.91%) VHDL
8 2 (0.91%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.83%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.91%) Android
2 2 (0.91%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (80.37%) Prototyping
2 166 (75.80%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (26.94%) Wireframes
4 46 (21.00%) Web Design
5 37 (16.89%) Customer Insight
6 36 (16.44%) Front End Development
6 36 (16.44%) Service Design
7 27 (12.33%) E-Commerce
8 18 (8.22%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (4.11%) Information Architecture
9 9 (4.11%) Typography
9 9 (4.11%) UX Design
10 8 (3.65%) Data Visualisation
10 8 (3.65%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
10 8 (3.65%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
11 6 (2.74%) Mentoring
11 6 (2.74%) Regression Testing
11 6 (2.74%) Usability Testing
12 5 (2.28%) Content Management
12 5 (2.28%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 24 (10.96%) JavaScript
2 8 (3.65%) Java
3 5 (2.28%) SQL
4 2 (0.91%) C
4 2 (0.91%) C#
4 2 (0.91%) MATLAB
4 2 (0.91%) Perl
4 2 (0.91%) PHP
4 2 (0.91%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.91%) Python
4 2 (0.91%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.91%) XPath
5 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 51 (23.29%) Degree
2 8 (3.65%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.83%) CISA
3 4 (1.83%) CISM
3 4 (1.83%) CISSP
3 4 (1.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (1.83%) QA
2 3 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.91%) DO-254
4 1 (0.46%) ISO26262
4 1 (0.46%) WAI
4 1 (0.46%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (0.91%) Firmware
1 2 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.83%) Kibana
2 2 (0.91%) Ansible
2 2 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.91%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (0.91%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (0.91%) Puppet
2 2 (0.91%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (7.76%) Adobe
2 7 (3.20%) Oracle
3 4 (1.83%) Google
3 4 (1.83%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.37%) EXTOL
5 2 (0.91%) Actel
5 2 (0.91%) Cisco
5 2 (0.91%) EMC
5 2 (0.91%) Mentor Graphics
5 2 (0.91%) NetApp
5 2 (0.91%) Sitecore
5 2 (0.91%) VMware
5 2 (0.91%) Xilinx
6 1 (0.46%) MathWorks
6 1 (0.46%) Omniture
6 1 (0.46%) SAP
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
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