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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Prototyping
Rank 530 577 583
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +6
Contract jobs citing Rapid Prototyping 83 7 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.013% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.018% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 4 20
Average daily rate
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£375 £475 £1,000
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -52.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £250 £400
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00

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
42685 38525 41504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.19% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26682 23752 24020
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1176 1101 1519
Average hourly rate £23.83 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.35% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 19 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 18 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +45 82 £375 -21.05% 11
London +31 41 £369 -47.32% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne - 19 £375 - 3
Tyne and Wear - 19 £375 - 3
North East - 19 £375 - 3
South East +11 16 £350 +40.00% 1
City of London +28 6 £650 -7.14% 4
Leeds - 2 £875 -
South West - 2 £335 -
Somerset - 2 £335 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £875 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £875 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - - - -
Bath - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -

Rapid Prototyping
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 114 (61.96%) User Experience
2 107 (58.15%) HTML
3 104 (56.52%) Mobile App
4 99 (53.80%) CSS
5 98 (53.26%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (28.80%) TDD
7 49 (26.63%) Twitter
8 47 (25.54%) Internet
9 46 (25.00%) SQL
10 44 (23.91%) XML
10 44 (23.91%) REST
11 43 (23.37%) Facebook
11 43 (23.37%) SOA
12 41 (22.28%) Google
12 41 (22.28%) Mobile Application Development
12 41 (22.28%) JSON
12 41 (22.28%) Use Case
12 41 (22.28%) OAuth
13 29 (15.76%) JavaScript
14 28 (15.22%) Degree
15 25 (13.59%) Games
16 24 (13.04%) Java
17 22 (11.96%) Spring
17 22 (11.96%) Game Development
18 19 (10.33%) Unity DI Container
18 19 (10.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
19 17 (9.24%) Web Design
20 14 (7.61%) Subversion
21 13 (7.07%) Git (software)
21 13 (7.07%) Axure RP

Rapid Prototyping
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 7 (3.80%) Node.js
2 6 (3.26%) CMS
3 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (4.89%) OmniGraffle
2 4 (2.17%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.17%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.09%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.09%) SPSS
3 2 (1.09%) Gephi
4 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.54%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.54%) MS Office
4 1 (0.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) WebTrends
1 2 (1.09%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.80%) SaaS
2 3 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.63%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (25.54%) Internet
2 2 (1.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.63%) MySQL
4 3 (1.63%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.09%) Mahout
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (7.61%) Subversion
2 13 (7.07%) Git (software)
2 13 (7.07%) Axure RP
3 7 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.26%) Jasmine
5 5 (2.72%) Mocha
6 4 (2.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 4 (2.17%) JIRA
6 4 (2.17%) TeamCity
6 4 (2.17%) ProtoShare
7 3 (1.63%) Firebug
7 3 (1.63%) Fiddler
8 2 (1.09%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.54%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.54%) Xcode
9 1 (0.54%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.54%) Grunt
9 1 (0.54%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 25 (13.59%) Games
2 10 (5.43%) Retail
3 8 (4.35%) Finance
4 4 (2.17%) Front Office
4 4 (2.17%) Banking
4 4 (2.17%) Marketing
5 3 (1.63%) iGaming
5 3 (1.63%) Advertising
6 2 (1.09%) Electronics
6 2 (1.09%) Law
6 2 (1.09%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.54%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 91 (49.46%) Designer
2 78 (42.39%) User Experience Designer
3 75 (40.76%) Developer
4 36 (19.57%) Mobile Developer
5 25 (13.59%) Front-End Developer
6 23 (12.50%) Lead Developer
7 18 (9.78%) UI Designer
8 15 (8.15%) Senior Designer
9 12 (6.52%) Senior User Experience Designer
10 9 (4.89%) Web Developer
11 7 (3.80%) Interaction Designer
12 5 (2.72%) Head of User Experience
12 5 (2.72%) Analyst
12 5 (2.72%) .NET Developer
13 4 (2.17%) Java Developer
14 3 (1.63%) Front Office Developer
14 3 (1.63%) Senior Developer
14 3 (1.63%) Business Analyst
14 3 (1.63%) Software Engineer
14 3 (1.63%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (58.15%) HTML
2 99 (53.80%) CSS
3 44 (23.91%) XML
3 44 (23.91%) REST
4 41 (22.28%) OAuth
4 41 (22.28%) JSON
5 22 (11.96%) Spring
6 19 (10.33%) Unity DI Container
6 19 (10.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 12 (6.52%) jQuery
8 10 (5.43%) HTML5
8 10 (5.43%) AngularJS
9 9 (4.89%) CSS3
10 8 (4.35%) Semantic HTML
10 8 (4.35%) Web Services
11 7 (3.80%) .NET
11 7 (3.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (3.26%) OOCSS
12 6 (3.26%) D3.js
12 6 (3.26%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 114 (61.96%) User Experience
2 104 (56.52%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.26%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.17%) Grid Computing
5 4 (2.17%) Derivative
6 3 (1.63%) Social Network
6 3 (1.63%) Online Games
6 3 (1.63%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.09%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (0.54%) Animation
8 1 (0.54%) Psychology
8 1 (0.54%) Human Factors
8 1 (0.54%) FMCG
8 1 (0.54%) iPhone
8 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.54%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.54%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.26%) Apple iOS
2 5 (2.72%) Android
3 2 (1.09%) UNIX
4 1 (0.54%) Windows
4 1 (0.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (53.26%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (28.80%) TDD
3 43 (23.37%) SOA
4 41 (22.28%) Use Case
4 41 (22.28%) Mobile Application Development
5 22 (11.96%) Game Development
6 17 (9.24%) Web Design
7 13 (7.07%) Customer Insight
8 11 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (5.43%) Usability Testing
9 10 (5.43%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (4.89%) User Experience Design
11 7 (3.80%) Scrum
11 7 (3.80%) Workflow
11 7 (3.80%) E-Commerce
11 7 (3.80%) BDD
12 6 (3.26%) Information Architecture
13 5 (2.72%) SEO
14 4 (2.17%) Data Modelling
14 4 (2.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (25.00%) SQL
2 29 (15.76%) JavaScript
3 24 (13.04%) Java
4 10 (5.43%) PHP
5 7 (3.80%) C#
6 6 (3.26%) Python
7 4 (2.17%) Ruby
7 4 (2.17%) C++
7 4 (2.17%) Perl
8 2 (1.09%) VBA
8 2 (1.09%) R
9 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.54%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (15.22%) Degree
2 9 (4.89%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.17%) MCSD
3 4 (2.17%) MCSE
3 4 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.54%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.09%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.09%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 49 (26.63%) Twitter
2 43 (23.37%) Facebook
3 41 (22.28%) Google
4 6 (3.26%) Mercator
4 6 (3.26%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.26%) Adobe
5 4 (2.17%) Infragistics
5 4 (2.17%) DevExpress
6 2 (1.09%) Tableau
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle
7 1 (0.54%) Zend
7 1 (0.54%) HP
7 1 (0.54%) Intel
7 1 (0.54%) Apple
7 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
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