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 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Prototyping
Rank 554 565 554
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Contract jobs citing Rapid Prototyping 75 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.030% 0.045%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.041% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 10 20
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £1,000
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £280 £400
% change year-on-year
+33.92% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £36.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -27.00%

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
42929 39035 40382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.67% 74.11% 72.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 27471 24251 23495
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1195 1145 1515
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.15 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.60% -9.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 2014.

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 18 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 20 October 2014. 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 +29 73 £375 -6.25% 13
London +34 34 £363 -9.37% 4
Tyne and Wear - 23 £375 - 1
North East - 23 £375 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 22 £375 - 1
South East -6 9 £350 -
City of London +23 5 £475 +11.76% 1
East of England -24 2 £275 -1.78% 5
Leeds - 2 £875 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £875 -
Yorkshire - 2 £875 - 2
Leicester - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 5
Leicestershire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 3
East Midlands - - - -

Rapid Prototyping
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 96 (61.94%) HTML
2 95 (61.29%) User Experience
3 86 (55.48%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (54.19%) CSS
5 78 (50.32%) Mobile App
6 40 (25.81%) TDD
7 37 (23.87%) Twitter
8 33 (21.29%) SOA
8 33 (21.29%) SQL
9 32 (20.65%) Internet
10 31 (20.00%) XML
10 31 (20.00%) Facebook
10 31 (20.00%) REST
11 29 (18.71%) OAuth
11 29 (18.71%) Mobile Application Development
11 29 (18.71%) Google
11 29 (18.71%) JSON
11 29 (18.71%) Use Case
12 28 (18.06%) Degree
13 24 (15.48%) JavaScript
14 17 (10.97%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 17 (10.97%) Unity DI Container
14 17 (10.97%) Customer Insight
14 17 (10.97%) Java
14 17 (10.97%) Web Design
15 15 (9.68%) Git (software)
16 13 (8.39%) Games
17 12 (7.74%) Game Development
17 12 (7.74%) Usability Testing
17 12 (7.74%) Security Cleared

Rapid Prototyping
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 9 (5.81%) Node.js
2 6 (3.87%) CMS
3 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (3.23%) Photoshop
1 5 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.29%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (1.29%) Gephi
2 2 (1.29%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.29%) SPSS
2 2 (1.29%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.29%) WebTrends
1 2 (1.29%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.23%) SaaS
2 3 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.94%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (20.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.23%) NoSQL
2 4 (2.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.29%) Mahout
3 2 (1.29%) MySQL
4 1 (0.65%) Big Data
4 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.74%) Subversion
3 9 (5.81%) Axure RP
4 8 (5.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (3.87%) Jasmine
6 5 (3.23%) Mocha
7 4 (2.58%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.94%) JIRA
9 2 (1.29%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.65%) Xcode
10 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.65%) Firebug
10 1 (0.65%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.65%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.65%) Grunt
10 1 (0.65%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.65%) ProtoShare
General
1 13 (8.39%) Games
2 8 (5.16%) Finance
2 8 (5.16%) Retail
3 4 (2.58%) Banking
3 4 (2.58%) Front Office
4 3 (1.94%) Retail Banking
4 3 (1.94%) Marketing
5 2 (1.29%) Electronics
5 2 (1.29%) Law
5 2 (1.29%) Advertising
6 1 (0.65%) Publishing
6 1 (0.65%) iGaming
6 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.65%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 74 (47.74%) Designer
2 65 (41.94%) Developer
3 60 (38.71%) UX Designer
4 28 (18.06%) Mobile Developer
5 22 (14.19%) Front-End Developer
6 15 (9.68%) UI Designer
7 14 (9.03%) Lead Developer
8 13 (8.39%) Senior Designer
9 10 (6.45%) Senior UX Designer
10 8 (5.16%) Web Developer
11 7 (4.52%) Interaction Designer
12 5 (3.23%) Head of User Experience
12 5 (3.23%) Analyst
12 5 (3.23%) .NET Developer
13 4 (2.58%) Java Developer
13 4 (2.58%) Senior Developer
13 4 (2.58%) UX Developer
14 3 (1.94%) Business Analyst
14 3 (1.94%) Front Office Developer
14 3 (1.94%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (61.94%) HTML
2 84 (54.19%) CSS
3 31 (20.00%) XML
3 31 (20.00%) REST
4 29 (18.71%) JSON
4 29 (18.71%) OAuth
5 17 (10.97%) Unity DI Container
5 17 (10.97%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 12 (7.74%) Spring
7 11 (7.10%) jQuery
8 10 (6.45%) HTML5
8 10 (6.45%) AngularJS
9 8 (5.16%) CSS3
9 8 (5.16%) Web Services
9 8 (5.16%) .NET
10 7 (4.52%) Semantic HTML
10 7 (4.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (3.87%) OOCSS
11 6 (3.87%) D3.js
11 6 (3.87%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 95 (61.29%) User Experience
2 78 (50.32%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.87%) Visualisation
4 4 (2.58%) Grid Computing
4 4 (2.58%) Derivative
5 3 (1.94%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.29%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.29%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 2 (1.29%) Animation
7 1 (0.65%) Psychology
7 1 (0.65%) Human Factors
7 1 (0.65%) Social Network
7 1 (0.65%) Online Games
7 1 (0.65%) FMCG
7 1 (0.65%) iPhone
7 1 (0.65%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.65%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.23%) Android
1 5 (3.23%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.29%) UNIX
3 1 (0.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (55.48%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (25.81%) TDD
3 33 (21.29%) SOA
4 29 (18.71%) Use Case
4 29 (18.71%) Mobile Application Development
5 17 (10.97%) Customer Insight
5 17 (10.97%) Web Design
6 12 (7.74%) Usability Testing
6 12 (7.74%) Game Development
7 10 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (5.16%) UX Design
8 8 (5.16%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (4.52%) BDD
9 7 (4.52%) Workflow
10 5 (3.23%) Scrum
10 5 (3.23%) MVC
10 5 (3.23%) E-Commerce
10 5 (3.23%) Mentoring
11 4 (2.58%) Data Modelling
11 4 (2.58%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (21.29%) SQL
2 24 (15.48%) JavaScript
3 17 (10.97%) Java
4 10 (6.45%) PHP
5 9 (5.81%) Python
6 8 (5.16%) C#
7 4 (2.58%) C++
7 4 (2.58%) Perl
7 4 (2.58%) Ruby
8 2 (1.29%) R
8 2 (1.29%) VBA
9 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 28 (18.06%) Degree
2 12 (7.74%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.58%) BC Cleared
3 4 (2.58%) MCSD
3 4 (2.58%) MCSE
3 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.29%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.29%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 37 (23.87%) Twitter
2 31 (20.00%) Facebook
3 29 (18.71%) Google
4 7 (4.52%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.87%) Mercator
6 5 (3.23%) Adobe
7 4 (2.58%) Infragistics
7 4 (2.58%) DevExpress
8 2 (1.29%) Tableau
9 1 (0.65%) Zend
9 1 (0.65%) HP
9 1 (0.65%) Intel
9 1 (0.65%) Apple
9 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
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