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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Prototyping
Rank 553 517 514
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -3
Contract jobs citing Rapid Prototyping 46 53 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.10% 0.056%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.14% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 33 16
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £334 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £570 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £27.37 - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.00

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
40851 38864 33748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.14% 74.87% 73.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25403 23796 20201
Average daily rate £420 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1159 1113 1105
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 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 27 March 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
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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 -19 39 £400 -11.11% 15
London -8 19 £400 -20.00% 8
City of London +22 9 £463 -2.63% 2
South East -39 7 £413 +3.12% 3
West Midlands - 4 £250 -
Scotland - 3 £431 - 1
Birmingham - 3 £475 -
Berkshire -14 2 - - 1
North West - 2 £400 - 2
Glasgow - 2 £431 -
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £400 - 1
Lancashire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Nuneaton - - - -
Reading - - - -
Staines - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Hull - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Southwark - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
East of England - - - -

Rapid Prototyping
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 106 (75.18%) User Experience
2 99 (70.21%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (63.83%) HTML
4 82 (58.16%) CSS
5 45 (31.91%) JavaScript
6 43 (30.50%) Axure RP
7 40 (28.37%) Mobile App
8 32 (22.70%) Adobe
9 29 (20.57%) Degree
10 26 (18.44%) SQL
11 25 (17.73%) jQuery
12 23 (16.31%) Android
12 23 (16.31%) XML
13 22 (15.60%) .NET
13 22 (15.60%) W3C
14 21 (14.89%) XHTML
14 21 (14.89%) Content Management
14 21 (14.89%) Ajax
14 21 (14.89%) Apple iOS
15 20 (14.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 20 (14.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 20 (14.18%) Google
15 20 (14.18%) Web 2.0
15 20 (14.18%) Web Development
15 20 (14.18%) CMS
15 20 (14.18%) Intranet
16 19 (13.48%) XSD
16 19 (13.48%) ASP.NET
16 19 (13.48%) Web Services
16 19 (13.48%) XSLT

Rapid Prototyping
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 20 (14.18%) CMS
2 18 (12.77%) IIS
3 10 (7.09%) Node.js
4 2 (1.42%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (1.42%) Confluence
5 1 (0.71%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.71%) Drupal
5 1 (0.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (14.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 13 (9.22%) Photoshop
2 13 (9.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (4.96%) OmniGraffle
4 5 (3.55%) MS Excel
5 4 (2.84%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.84%) Acrobat
5 4 (2.84%) MS Office
6 2 (1.42%) InDesign
7 1 (0.71%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.71%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.71%) SaaS
1 1 (0.71%) PaaS
1 1 (0.71%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.18%) Intranet
2 4 (2.84%) Internet
3 1 (0.71%) Broadband
3 1 (0.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.96%) SQL Server
1 7 (4.96%) QlikView
2 5 (3.55%) MySQL
3 4 (2.84%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.13%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.42%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.71%) Big Data
6 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (30.50%) Axure RP
2 18 (12.77%) Visual Studio
3 8 (5.67%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.26%) Subversion
4 6 (4.26%) Jasmine
5 4 (2.84%) Karma Test Runner
5 4 (2.84%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 4 (2.84%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.13%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.42%) ProtoShare
7 2 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.42%) Toad
7 2 (1.42%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (1.42%) JDeveloper
7 2 (1.42%) JIRA
7 2 (1.42%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.42%) Selenium
8 1 (0.71%) Firebug
8 1 (0.71%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.71%) IntelliJ
General
1 15 (10.64%) Publishing
2 12 (8.51%) Retail
3 11 (7.80%) Finance
4 10 (7.09%) Banking
5 6 (4.26%) Games
6 4 (2.84%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.84%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.13%) Marketing
7 3 (2.13%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.42%) iGaming
8 2 (1.42%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.71%) Front Office
9 1 (0.71%) Electronics
9 1 (0.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 74 (52.48%) Designer
2 62 (43.97%) UX Designer
3 45 (31.91%) Developer
4 16 (11.35%) CMS Developer
5 15 (10.64%) Senior Designer
6 14 (9.93%) Senior UX Designer
7 13 (9.22%) Front-End Developer
8 10 (7.09%) UI Designer
9 8 (5.67%) Architect
9 8 (5.67%) Lead Designer
10 7 (4.96%) Consultant
11 5 (3.55%) UI Developer
11 5 (3.55%) User Experience Architect
11 5 (3.55%) UI Programmer
12 4 (2.84%) Head of User Experience
12 4 (2.84%) Web Developer
13 3 (2.13%) Lead Developer
13 3 (2.13%) Front-End Web Developer
13 3 (2.13%) User Experience Consultant
13 3 (2.13%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (63.83%) HTML
2 82 (58.16%) CSS
3 25 (17.73%) jQuery
4 23 (16.31%) XML
5 22 (15.60%) .NET
6 21 (14.89%) XHTML
6 21 (14.89%) Ajax
7 20 (14.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 19 (13.48%) ASP.NET
8 19 (13.48%) XSD
8 19 (13.48%) Web Services
8 19 (13.48%) XSLT
9 11 (7.80%) HTML5
10 7 (4.96%) REST
10 7 (4.96%) CSS3
10 7 (4.96%) Sass
10 7 (4.96%) AngularJS
11 5 (3.55%) Backbone.js
12 4 (2.84%) JSP
13 3 (2.13%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 106 (75.18%) User Experience
2 40 (28.37%) Mobile App
3 22 (15.60%) W3C
4 20 (14.18%) Web 2.0
5 4 (2.84%) Graphic Design
5 4 (2.84%) Animation
5 4 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.13%) Online Banking
6 3 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.13%) RIA
7 2 (1.42%) Online Games
7 2 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.42%) Social Network
7 2 (1.42%) iPhone
7 2 (1.42%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.42%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.42%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.42%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.71%) Interactive TV
8 1 (0.71%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.31%) Android
2 21 (14.89%) Apple iOS
3 8 (5.67%) Windows
4 1 (0.71%) Linux
4 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.71%) Windows Phone 7
4 1 (0.71%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (70.21%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (14.89%) Content Management
3 20 (14.18%) Web Development
4 18 (12.77%) OOP
4 18 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (12.77%) Customer Insight
5 13 (9.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (9.22%) Usability Testing
6 10 (7.09%) Customer Engagement
7 9 (6.38%) Scrum
7 9 (6.38%) Data Modelling
8 6 (4.26%) Web Design
8 6 (4.26%) E-Commerce
8 6 (4.26%) Android Development
9 4 (2.84%) iOS Development
9 4 (2.84%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (2.84%) TDD
10 3 (2.13%) BDD
10 3 (2.13%) Progressive Enhancement
10 3 (2.13%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 45 (31.91%) JavaScript
2 26 (18.44%) SQL
3 8 (5.67%) Java
4 5 (3.55%) PHP
5 4 (2.84%) Python
6 3 (2.13%) C#
7 2 (1.42%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.42%) VBA
8 1 (0.71%) C++
8 1 (0.71%) C
8 1 (0.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (20.57%) Degree
2 8 (5.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.13%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) Docker
Vendors
1 32 (22.70%) Adobe
2 20 (14.18%) Google
3 19 (13.48%) OpenText
3 19 (13.48%) RedDot
4 8 (5.67%) Capita
5 7 (4.96%) Oracle
5 7 (4.96%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.84%) SAP
7 1 (0.71%) iRise
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