The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Prototyping
Rank 499 545 565
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +20
Contract jobs citing Rapid Prototyping 81 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.047% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.065% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 20 14
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £838
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -61.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £543 £1,000
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £301 £288
% change year-on-year
+32.89% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39905 37171 40797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.12% 72.91% 70.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 24736 22529 23452
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1139 1072 1445
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £45.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 23 July 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 25 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 23 July 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 +43 81 £400 +23.07% 17
London +32 50 £445 +36.92% 9
South East +17 23 £350 +40.00% 3
Tunbridge Wells - 16 £350 - 2
Kent - 16 £350 - 2
City of London +28 11 £513 +57.69% 3
Manchester - 6 £563 -
North West - 6 £563 - 1
East of England -19 1 £300 -20.00% 2
South West -29 1 £340 +12.95%
Somerset - 1 £340 -
Cambridge - 1 £300 - 2
Southampton - 1 £450 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £300 - 2
Hampshire - 1 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
North East - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Bath - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1

Rapid Prototyping
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 101 (66.89%) Mobile App
2 86 (56.95%) HTML
3 84 (55.63%) CSS
4 40 (26.49%) TDD
5 38 (25.17%) Internet
6 37 (24.50%) SQL
7 36 (23.84%) XML
7 36 (23.84%) REST
8 33 (21.85%) OAuth
8 33 (21.85%) Use Case
8 33 (21.85%) Mobile Application Development
8 33 (21.85%) Facebook
8 33 (21.85%) Twitter
8 33 (21.85%) SOA
8 33 (21.85%) Google
8 33 (21.85%) JSON
9 25 (16.56%) Degree
10 23 (15.23%) Games
11 19 (12.58%) Java
11 19 (12.58%) JavaScript
12 18 (11.92%) Spring
12 18 (11.92%) Game Development
13 16 (10.60%) Axure RP
14 15 (9.93%) Unity DI Container
14 15 (9.93%) Unity (Game Engine)
15 14 (9.27%) HTML5
15 14 (9.27%) Retail
16 12 (7.95%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (7.95%) Scrum
16 12 (7.95%) OmniGraffle

Rapid Prototyping
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
1 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.66%) CMS
1 1 (0.66%) Node.js
1 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (7.95%) OmniGraffle
2 6 (3.97%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (3.97%) Photoshop
3 5 (3.31%) MS Office
3 5 (3.31%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.32%) SPSS
4 2 (1.32%) Gephi
5 1 (0.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.31%) SaaS
2 1 (0.66%) Office 365
2 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (25.17%) Internet
2 2 (1.32%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.97%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.99%) MySQL
5 2 (1.32%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.32%) Mahout
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (10.60%) Axure RP
2 10 (6.62%) Subversion
3 8 (5.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 6 (3.97%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.65%) TeamCity
6 4 (2.65%) ProtoShare
6 4 (2.65%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 3 (1.99%) Firebug
7 3 (1.99%) Fiddler
7 3 (1.99%) JIRA
8 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.66%) JMeter
9 1 (0.66%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.66%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.66%) Grunt
9 1 (0.66%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.66%) PhoneGap
General
1 23 (15.23%) Games
2 14 (9.27%) Retail
3 7 (4.64%) Finance
4 4 (2.65%) Automotive
4 4 (2.65%) Banking
4 4 (2.65%) Front Office
4 4 (2.65%) Marketing
5 3 (1.99%) iGaming
5 3 (1.99%) Electronics
5 3 (1.99%) Advertising
6 2 (1.32%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Publishing
7 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 82 (54.30%) Designer
2 72 (47.68%) User Experience Designer
3 54 (35.76%) Developer
4 28 (18.54%) Mobile Developer
5 23 (15.23%) Lead Developer
6 17 (11.26%) UI Designer
7 12 (7.95%) Front-End Developer
8 11 (7.28%) Senior Designer
9 8 (5.30%) Senior User Experience Designer
10 6 (3.97%) Interaction Designer
10 6 (3.97%) Analyst
10 6 (3.97%) Web Developer
11 4 (2.65%) Java Developer
11 4 (2.65%) .NET Developer
12 3 (1.99%) Senior .NET Developer
12 3 (1.99%) UI Developer
12 3 (1.99%) Digital Designer
12 3 (1.99%) Business Analyst
12 3 (1.99%) Software Engineer
12 3 (1.99%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (56.95%) HTML
2 84 (55.63%) CSS
3 36 (23.84%) XML
3 36 (23.84%) REST
4 33 (21.85%) OAuth
4 33 (21.85%) JSON
5 18 (11.92%) Spring
6 15 (9.93%) Unity DI Container
6 15 (9.93%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 14 (9.27%) HTML5
8 11 (7.28%) CSS3
9 7 (4.64%) jQuery
9 7 (4.64%) .NET
10 6 (3.97%) WPF
11 5 (3.31%) WinForms
12 4 (2.65%) Web Services
12 4 (2.65%) Middleware
12 4 (2.65%) MDX
12 4 (2.65%) WCF
12 4 (2.65%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 101 (66.89%) Mobile App
2 6 (3.97%) Visualisation
3 4 (2.65%) Grid Computing
3 4 (2.65%) Smartphone
3 4 (2.65%) Derivative
4 3 (1.99%) Social Network
4 3 (1.99%) Online Games
5 2 (1.32%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 2 (1.32%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.32%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (1.32%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.66%) iPad
6 1 (0.66%) Animation
6 1 (0.66%) FMCG
6 1 (0.66%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.30%) Android
1 8 (5.30%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.32%) UNIX
2 2 (1.32%) Linux
3 1 (0.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (26.49%) TDD
2 33 (21.85%) SOA
2 33 (21.85%) Use Case
2 33 (21.85%) Mobile Application Development
3 18 (11.92%) Game Development
4 12 (7.95%) Scrum
4 12 (7.95%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (5.96%) Workflow
6 8 (5.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (4.64%) E-Commerce
7 7 (4.64%) Customer Insight
8 5 (3.31%) Usability Testing
8 5 (3.31%) OO
8 5 (3.31%) Industrial Design
8 5 (3.31%) Software Engineering
9 4 (2.65%) Business Development
9 4 (2.65%) Unit Testing
9 4 (2.65%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (2.65%) Multithreading
9 4 (2.65%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (24.50%) SQL
2 19 (12.58%) Java
2 19 (12.58%) JavaScript
3 7 (4.64%) C#
4 6 (3.97%) C++
4 6 (3.97%) PHP
5 4 (2.65%) Perl
5 4 (2.65%) Python
5 4 (2.65%) Ruby
6 2 (1.32%) R
6 2 (1.32%) VBA
6 2 (1.32%) VC++
6 2 (1.32%) C
7 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.66%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (16.56%) Degree
2 4 (2.65%) MCSD
2 4 (2.65%) MCSE
2 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.99%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.32%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.66%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.66%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 33 (21.85%) Google
1 33 (21.85%) Facebook
1 33 (21.85%) Twitter
2 10 (6.62%) Adobe
3 6 (3.97%) Mercator
4 5 (3.31%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.65%) Infragistics
5 4 (2.65%) Appcelerator
5 4 (2.65%) DevExpress
6 2 (1.32%) Tableau
6 2 (1.32%) MKS
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle
7 1 (0.66%) HP
7 1 (0.66%) Intel
7 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.66%) Zend
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