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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Prototyping
Rank 542 509 541
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +32
Contract jobs citing Rapid Prototyping 58 90 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.17% 0.053%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.22% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 43 21
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£438 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.17% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £595 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+21.33% +10.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -

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
43473 40914 36692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.49% 75.97% 74.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 28028 25608 22030
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1161 1201 1086
Average hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 30 June 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
Top 29 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 30 June 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -50 49 £438 +13.63% 17
London -37 23 £425 +8.97% 8
Newcastle upon Tyne - 12 £450 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 12 £450 - 2
North East - 12 £450 - 2
City of London -1 9 £408 -9.44% 2
Wales - 7 £463 -
Yorkshire - 6 £480 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £480 -
Leeds - 5 £480 -
South Wales - 5 £463 -
South East -48 4 £425 +13.33% 2
Newport - 4 £450 -
West Midlands - 3 £438 - 1
Scotland - 2 £363 - 1
West Wales - 2 - -
Swansea - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £363 -
Berkshire - 2 - -
East Sussex -13 1 £425 -
North West -24 1 £400 -28.88% 1
Warwickshire - 1 £438 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £400 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £550 - 1
Brighton - 1 £425 -
Coventry - 1 £350 -
Warrington - 1 £400 -

Rapid Prototyping
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 73 (70.19%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (69.23%) User Experience
3 66 (63.46%) HTML
4 57 (54.81%) CSS
5 44 (42.31%) Mobile App
6 41 (39.42%) Degree
7 26 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 21 (20.19%) Apple iOS
9 19 (18.27%) Customer Insight
10 18 (17.31%) Axure RP
10 18 (17.31%) Finance
11 16 (15.38%) Android
12 15 (14.42%) Photoshop
13 14 (13.46%) Adobe
13 14 (13.46%) Adobe Illustrator
14 12 (11.54%) Banking
14 12 (11.54%) SQL
15 11 (10.58%) XML
16 10 (9.62%) Retail
17 9 (8.65%) jQuery
18 8 (7.69%) Usability Testing
18 8 (7.69%) HTML5
18 8 (7.69%) Ajax
18 8 (7.69%) Scrum
18 8 (7.69%) W3C
19 7 (6.73%) Web Services
19 7 (6.73%) .NET
19 7 (6.73%) Oracle
19 7 (6.73%) Objective-C
19 7 (6.73%) CSS3

Rapid Prototyping
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 5 (4.81%) CMS
2 4 (3.85%) IIS
3 3 (2.88%) Node.js
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle BPEL
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.96%) Apache
5 1 (0.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 15 (14.42%) Photoshop
2 14 (13.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (5.77%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (3.85%) MS Office
4 4 (3.85%) Acrobat
5 3 (2.88%) Fireworks
5 3 (2.88%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.92%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.77%) Intranet
2 2 (1.92%) Internet
2 2 (1.92%) HTTP
3 1 (0.96%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.88%) QlikView
3 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.92%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.92%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.92%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (17.31%) Axure RP
2 4 (3.85%) Cucumber
2 4 (3.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 4 (3.85%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.92%) JDeveloper
3 2 (1.92%) Xcode
3 2 (1.92%) Subversion
3 2 (1.92%) gulp
3 2 (1.92%) Toad
3 2 (1.92%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.92%) Grunt
4 1 (0.96%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (0.96%) Sublime Text
4 1 (0.96%) JIRA
4 1 (0.96%) Selenium
4 1 (0.96%) IntelliJ
General
1 18 (17.31%) Finance
2 12 (11.54%) Banking
3 10 (9.62%) Retail
4 5 (4.81%) Publishing
4 5 (4.81%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.85%) Advertising
6 3 (2.88%) Legal
6 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.92%) Electronics
7 2 (1.92%) Marketing
7 2 (1.92%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.96%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.96%) Billing
Job Titles
1 54 (51.92%) Designer
2 43 (41.35%) UX Designer
3 23 (22.12%) Developer
4 12 (11.54%) Architect
5 7 (6.73%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (6.73%) iOS Developer
6 6 (5.77%) UI Designer
7 5 (4.81%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.81%) Head of User Experience
8 4 (3.85%) Junior
8 4 (3.85%) Junior Designer
8 4 (3.85%) UI/UX Designer
9 3 (2.88%) Consultant
9 3 (2.88%) UI Developer
9 3 (2.88%) CMS Developer
9 3 (2.88%) Project Manager
9 3 (2.88%) UI Programmer
9 3 (2.88%) User Experience Architect
10 2 (1.92%) Oracle Solutions Architect
10 2 (1.92%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (63.46%) HTML
2 57 (54.81%) CSS
3 11 (10.58%) XML
4 9 (8.65%) jQuery
5 8 (7.69%) Ajax
5 8 (7.69%) HTML5
6 7 (6.73%) CSS3
6 7 (6.73%) .NET
6 7 (6.73%) Web Services
7 6 (5.77%) XSD
7 6 (5.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET
8 5 (4.81%) XHTML
8 5 (4.81%) Sass
9 4 (3.85%) XSLT
10 3 (2.88%) JSP
10 3 (2.88%) JSON
11 2 (1.92%) Java EE
11 2 (1.92%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (1.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 72 (69.23%) User Experience
2 44 (42.31%) Mobile App
3 8 (7.69%) W3C
4 6 (5.77%) Web 2.0
5 4 (3.85%) Human Factors
6 3 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.88%) iPad
7 2 (1.92%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.92%) RIA
7 2 (1.92%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.92%) Animation
8 1 (0.96%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.96%) DTV
8 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.96%) Interactive TV
8 1 (0.96%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.19%) Apple iOS
2 16 (15.38%) Android
3 5 (4.81%) Windows
4 2 (1.92%) Linux
5 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (70.19%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (18.27%) Customer Insight
3 8 (7.69%) Usability Testing
3 8 (7.69%) Scrum
4 7 (6.73%) iOS Development
5 6 (5.77%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (4.81%) Data Modelling
6 5 (4.81%) Web Development
6 5 (4.81%) Content Management
6 5 (4.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (3.85%) Unit Testing
7 4 (3.85%) Information Architecture
7 4 (3.85%) E-Commerce
7 4 (3.85%) OOP
7 4 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (3.85%) Product Management
7 4 (3.85%) Mobile Development
8 3 (2.88%) Dashboard Development
8 3 (2.88%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (2.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 26 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (11.54%) SQL
3 7 (6.73%) Objective-C
4 6 (5.77%) Java
5 2 (1.92%) C++
5 2 (1.92%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.96%) Ruby
6 1 (0.96%) C
6 1 (0.96%) C#
6 1 (0.96%) Python
6 1 (0.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 41 (39.42%) Degree
2 5 (4.81%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (13.46%) Adobe
2 7 (6.73%) Oracle
3 5 (4.81%) Google
3 5 (4.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.85%) OpenText
4 4 (3.85%) RedDot
5 3 (2.88%) PayPal
5 3 (2.88%) WorldPay
5 3 (2.88%) SAP
6 2 (1.92%) Capita
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: Yesterday