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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Prototyping
Rank 550 528 557
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +29
Contract jobs citing Rapid Prototyping 70 83 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.15% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.20% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 37 18
Average daily rate
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£400 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £334 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £600 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £301
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
44182 41616 38228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.70% 76.15% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28632 25727 23174
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1176 1105
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 28 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 31 July 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 -43 65 £400 +2.56% 20
North East - 26 £403 -
Tyne and Wear - 25 £403 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 25 £403 -
London -31 19 £390 -12.35% 7
South East -28 9 £400 +14.28% 5
Hampshire -1 7 £398 -11.66% 2
Yorkshire - 6 £480 - 1
City of London -13 5 £390 -25.71% 1
North West -27 5 £400 -28.88% 2
Wales - 5 £450 -
Warrington - 4 £400 - 1
Leeds - 4 £480 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £480 -
Cheshire - 4 £400 - 1
Newport - 3 £450 -
South Wales - 3 £450 -
Swansea - 2 - -
West Wales - 2 - -
Croydon - 2 - -
Portsmouth - 2 £390 -
East Sussex -10 1 £425 -
Manchester -13 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
Oxford - 1 - - 1
Sheffield - 1 £320 - 1
Brighton - 1 £425 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £320 - 1

Rapid Prototyping
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 90 (73.17%) HTML
2 89 (72.36%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (69.92%) User Experience
4 83 (67.48%) CSS
5 65 (52.85%) Mobile App
6 61 (49.59%) Degree
7 26 (21.14%) JavaScript
8 23 (18.70%) Customer Insight
9 20 (16.26%) Apple iOS
10 18 (14.63%) Web Design
11 16 (13.01%) Finance
11 16 (13.01%) Android
12 15 (12.20%) Security Cleared
13 14 (11.38%) Photoshop
14 13 (10.57%) Adobe Illustrator
15 12 (9.76%) Banking
16 11 (8.94%) JSON
16 11 (8.94%) Axure RP
17 10 (8.13%) Usability Testing
17 10 (8.13%) Scrum
17 10 (8.13%) XML
18 9 (7.32%) Adobe
18 9 (7.32%) jQuery
18 9 (7.32%) Web Development
18 9 (7.32%) HTML5
19 8 (6.50%) CSS3
19 8 (6.50%) Responsive Web Design
19 8 (6.50%) Ajax
19 8 (6.50%) Retail
20 7 (5.69%) Objective-C

Rapid Prototyping
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (2.44%) CMS
1 3 (2.44%) Node.js
2 2 (1.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.63%) Oracle BPEL
2 2 (1.63%) DNN
2 2 (1.63%) WordPress
2 2 (1.63%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.81%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (11.38%) Photoshop
2 13 (10.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (3.25%) Acrobat
3 4 (3.25%) MS Office
3 4 (3.25%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.63%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.63%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.63%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (1.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.81%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.81%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.25%) HTTP
2 1 (0.81%) Intranet
2 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.63%) MySQL
1 2 (1.63%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (1.63%) Oracle ODI
1 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (8.94%) Axure RP
2 7 (5.69%) Cucumber
3 5 (4.07%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 4 (3.25%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (2.44%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.63%) Toad
6 2 (1.63%) JDeveloper
6 2 (1.63%) Xcode
6 2 (1.63%) JIRA
6 2 (1.63%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (1.63%) gulp
6 2 (1.63%) Grunt
7 1 (0.81%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.81%) Sublime Text
7 1 (0.81%) Behat
7 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.81%) Selenium
7 1 (0.81%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.81%) PHPUnit
General
1 16 (13.01%) Finance
2 12 (9.76%) Banking
3 8 (6.50%) Retail
4 5 (4.07%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.44%) Marketing
5 3 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.44%) Legal
5 3 (2.44%) Advertising
6 2 (1.63%) Publishing
6 2 (1.63%) Interactive Media
7 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Electronics
7 1 (0.81%) Billing
Job Titles
1 69 (56.10%) Designer
2 60 (48.78%) UX Designer
3 29 (23.58%) Developer
4 12 (9.76%) Architect
5 8 (6.50%) Front-End Developer
6 7 (5.69%) iOS Developer
7 5 (4.07%) Software Developer
7 5 (4.07%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.25%) Junior
8 4 (3.25%) Junior Designer
8 4 (3.25%) Head of User Experience
9 3 (2.44%) Android Developer
9 3 (2.44%) UI Programmer
9 3 (2.44%) User Experience Architect
9 3 (2.44%) Project Manager
9 3 (2.44%) Senior Developer
9 3 (2.44%) UI Developer
9 3 (2.44%) UI/UX Designer
10 2 (1.63%) UI Designer
10 2 (1.63%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (73.17%) HTML
2 83 (67.48%) CSS
3 11 (8.94%) JSON
4 10 (8.13%) XML
5 9 (7.32%) HTML5
5 9 (7.32%) jQuery
6 8 (6.50%) CSS3
6 8 (6.50%) Ajax
7 4 (3.25%) XHTML
7 4 (3.25%) Sass
8 3 (2.44%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.44%) Web Services
8 3 (2.44%) Flash
8 3 (2.44%) JSP
8 3 (2.44%) .NET
8 3 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (1.63%) Modernizr
9 2 (1.63%) WebSockets
9 2 (1.63%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (1.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 86 (69.92%) User Experience
2 65 (52.85%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.07%) Animation
3 5 (4.07%) Human Factors
3 5 (4.07%) Visualisation
4 4 (3.25%) W3C
5 3 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.44%) iPad
5 3 (2.44%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.63%) Web 2.0
6 2 (1.63%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.63%) Social Media
7 1 (0.81%) RIA
7 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.81%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.81%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.26%) Apple iOS
2 16 (13.01%) Android
3 5 (4.07%) Windows
4 2 (1.63%) Linux
5 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (72.36%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (18.70%) Customer Insight
3 18 (14.63%) Web Design
4 10 (8.13%) Scrum
4 10 (8.13%) Usability Testing
5 9 (7.32%) Web Development
6 8 (6.50%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (5.69%) iOS Development
8 6 (4.88%) Automated Testing
9 5 (4.07%) Information Architecture
9 5 (4.07%) Risk Management
9 5 (4.07%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (3.25%) E-Commerce
10 4 (3.25%) Unit Testing
10 4 (3.25%) Mobile Development
11 3 (2.44%) Android Development
11 3 (2.44%) Requirements Analysis
11 3 (2.44%) Content Management
11 3 (2.44%) Waterfall
11 3 (2.44%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (21.14%) JavaScript
2 7 (5.69%) Objective-C
3 6 (4.88%) Java
4 5 (4.07%) SQL
5 2 (1.63%) PHP
5 2 (1.63%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.63%) C++
6 1 (0.81%) C
6 1 (0.81%) C#
6 1 (0.81%) Python
6 1 (0.81%) Ruby
6 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 61 (49.59%) Degree
2 15 (12.20%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (7.32%) Adobe
2 5 (4.07%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.25%) Oracle
4 3 (2.44%) PayPal
4 3 (2.44%) WorldPay
5 1 (0.81%) Google
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