The table below looks at the statistics for Rapid Prototyping skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rapid Prototyping over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Prototyping
Rank 556 585 556
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -29
Contract jobs citing Rapid Prototyping 91 55 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.099% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.12% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 30 46
Median daily rate £425 £434 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £316 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-21.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £38.66 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.35% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.66 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-3.35% -

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
45374 44011 42946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.60% 78.86% 77.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 29986 27420 26807
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1055 1279 1235
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.82 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% -0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

Rapid Prototyping
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Rapid Prototyping as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 May 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Rapid Prototyping within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Rapid Prototyping Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Rapid Prototyping
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rapid Prototyping within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +19 87 £433 -5.20% 19
London +9 55 £450 -10.00% 10
South East +10 18 £300 -25.00% 2
West Sussex - 15 £300 -
Worthing - 13 £300 -
West Midlands -8 5 - - 1
Shropshire - 5 - -
Telford - 5 - -
City of London +27 4 £445 -11.00% 4
Croydon - 4 £475 -
Tyne and Wear -39 3 £400 -11.11%
North East -41 3 £400 -11.11%
Berkshire +6 2 £480 -
Scotland -19 2 £388 -3.12% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -45 2 - -
East of England - 2 £313 -
West Yorkshire +12 1 £525 +5.00%
Yorkshire +4 1 £525 +5.00%
Maidenhead +1 1 - -
Hampshire 0 1 £313 -21.87%
Wales -2 1 - -
South Wales -4 1 - -
North West -6 1 £250 -37.50% 5
Edinburgh -13 1 £425 +17.24% 1
Cheshire -13 1 £250 -37.50%
Cardiff - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £288 -
Southampton - 1 £313 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £313 -
Halifax - 1 £525 -

Rapid Prototyping
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Rapid Prototyping also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Rapid Prototyping.

1 139 (79.43%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (78.29%) HTML
3 135 (77.14%) CSS
4 124 (70.86%) User Experience
5 85 (48.57%) Mobile App
6 73 (41.71%) JavaScript
7 46 (26.29%) Front End Development
8 34 (19.43%) Degree
9 33 (18.86%) Security Cleared
10 32 (18.29%) jQuery
11 31 (17.71%) HTML5
12 24 (13.71%) SC Cleared
13 22 (12.57%) Java
14 21 (12.00%) CSS3
15 20 (11.43%) Photoshop
15 20 (11.43%) Adobe Illustrator
16 19 (10.86%) Groovy
16 19 (10.86%) Visualisation
16 19 (10.86%) Customer Insight
16 19 (10.86%) Data Visualisation
17 18 (10.29%) Axure RP
18 17 (9.71%) Node.js
18 17 (9.71%) AngularJS
18 17 (9.71%) Web Design
18 17 (9.71%) Scrum
18 17 (9.71%) Infographics
19 15 (8.57%) Web Development
20 14 (8.00%) Open Source
20 14 (8.00%) Finance
21 13 (7.43%) OmniGraffle

Rapid Prototyping
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (9.71%) Node.js
2 4 (2.29%) CMS
3 3 (1.71%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.14%) WordPress
5 1 (0.57%) Drupal
5 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (11.43%) Adobe Illustrator
1 20 (11.43%) Photoshop
2 13 (7.43%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (2.29%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.71%) Fireworks
5 2 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.29%) GitHub
3 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.57%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (0.57%) AMQP
2 1 (0.57%) HTTP
2 1 (0.57%) MQTT
2 1 (0.57%) Wireless
2 1 (0.57%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.71%) MongoDB
2 3 (1.71%) QlikView
3 2 (1.14%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.14%) MySQL
3 2 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.57%) Big Data
4 1 (0.57%) CouchDB
4 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (10.29%) Axure RP
2 12 (6.86%) JUnit
3 8 (4.57%) Grunt
3 8 (4.57%) gulp
4 7 (4.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (3.43%) Subversion
6 3 (1.71%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (1.71%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (1.71%) Jasmine
6 3 (1.71%) QUnit
7 2 (1.14%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.57%) Ant
8 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.57%) JIRA
8 1 (0.57%) LoadUI
8 1 (0.57%) Maven
8 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Blend
8 1 (0.57%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (8.00%) Finance
2 7 (4.00%) Retail
3 6 (3.43%) Banking
3 6 (3.43%) Legal
3 6 (3.43%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.86%) Publishing
5 4 (2.29%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.14%) Brand Awareness
7 2 (1.14%) Games
8 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.57%) Electronics
8 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.57%) Law
8 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 101 (57.71%) Designer
2 68 (38.86%) UX Designer
3 57 (32.57%) Developer
4 33 (18.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 27 (15.43%) Interaction Designer
6 24 (13.71%) UI Designer
7 20 (11.43%) UI Developer
8 15 (8.57%) Architect
9 14 (8.00%) UX Developer
10 11 (6.29%) HTML CSS Designer
10 11 (6.29%) UI/UX Designer
11 10 (5.71%) Consultant
11 10 (5.71%) Senior Developer
12 9 (5.14%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 9 (5.14%) Technical Architect
12 9 (5.14%) UI Consultant
13 7 (4.00%) Digital Architect
13 7 (4.00%) Web Designer
14 6 (3.43%) HTML Developer
14 6 (3.43%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (78.29%) HTML
2 135 (77.14%) CSS
3 32 (18.29%) jQuery
4 31 (17.71%) HTML5
5 21 (12.00%) CSS3
6 17 (9.71%) AngularJS
7 13 (7.43%) Grails
8 12 (6.86%) Sass
9 7 (4.00%) .NET
9 7 (4.00%) Core Animation
9 7 (4.00%) HTML5 Canvas
9 7 (4.00%) OpenGL
9 7 (4.00%) OpenGL ES
9 7 (4.00%) SVG
9 7 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (3.43%) RESTful
11 5 (2.86%) Express
11 5 (2.86%) Semantic HTML
12 4 (2.29%) Apache Flex
12 4 (2.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 124 (70.86%) User Experience
2 85 (48.57%) Mobile App
3 19 (10.86%) Visualisation
4 10 (5.71%) Blog
5 9 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.00%) Animation
6 7 (4.00%) Motion Graphics
7 4 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.14%) CESG
8 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.14%) Social Media
9 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.57%) Biology
9 1 (0.57%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.57%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.57%) Interactive TV
9 1 (0.57%) Life Science
9 1 (0.57%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.29%) Apple iOS
2 10 (5.71%) Android
3 9 (5.14%) Linux
4 3 (1.71%) Windows
5 1 (0.57%) Unix
5 1 (0.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (79.43%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (26.29%) Front End Development
3 19 (10.86%) Customer Insight
3 19 (10.86%) Data Visualisation
4 17 (9.71%) Infographics
4 17 (9.71%) Scrum
4 17 (9.71%) Web Design
5 15 (8.57%) Web Development
6 14 (8.00%) Open Source
7 13 (7.43%) Microservices
7 13 (7.43%) Service Design
8 12 (6.86%) BDD
8 12 (6.86%) SOA
9 10 (5.71%) OO
10 9 (5.14%) Android Development
10 9 (5.14%) iOS Development
10 9 (5.14%) Mentoring
10 9 (5.14%) Usability Testing
11 8 (4.57%) DevOps
11 8 (4.57%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 73 (41.71%) JavaScript
2 22 (12.57%) Java
3 19 (10.86%) Groovy
4 6 (3.43%) C#
5 5 (2.86%) Scala
6 4 (2.29%) SQL
7 3 (1.71%) PHP
8 2 (1.14%) C++
8 2 (1.14%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.14%) Ruby
8 2 (1.14%) VB
8 2 (1.14%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.14%) VB6
8 2 (1.14%) VBA
9 1 (0.57%) C
9 1 (0.57%) Erlang
9 1 (0.57%) F#
9 1 (0.57%) Python
9 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (19.43%) Degree
2 33 (18.86%) Security Cleared
3 24 (13.71%) SC Cleared
4 11 (6.29%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.57%) WAI
2 1 (0.57%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.14%) Firmware
3 1 (0.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (4.57%) Ansible
1 8 (4.57%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (4.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (6.86%) Adobe
2 9 (5.14%) Rackspace
3 6 (3.43%) Twitter
4 4 (2.29%) Oracle
5 3 (1.71%) VMware
6 2 (1.14%) Google
6 2 (1.14%) Zend
7 1 (0.57%) CA
7 1 (0.57%) EXTOL
7 1 (0.57%) Facebook
7 1 (0.57%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.57%) Mercator
7 1 (0.57%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.57%) Omniture
7 1 (0.57%) Rally
7 1 (0.57%) RedDot
7 1 (0.57%) StreamBase
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