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 3 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Prototyping
Rank 543 516 529
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +13
Contract jobs citing Rapid Prototyping 53 73 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.14% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.18% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 35 21
Average daily rate
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£478 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+35.71% +3.55%
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
41993 40075 34817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.16% 75.26% 74.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 26828 25290 20785
Average daily rate £413 £400 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £553 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1188 1197 1041
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.82 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 3 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 24 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 3 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
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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 -40 45 £480 +12.94% 24
London -26 20 £500 - 10
North East - 12 £450 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 12 £450 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 12 £450 - 1
City of London +11 9 £500 +14.28% 4
Yorkshire - 6 £480 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £480 -
Wales - 5 £475 -
Leeds - 5 £480 -
South East -23 3 - - 5
South Wales - 3 £475 -
West Midlands - 3 £438 -
Edinburgh - 3 £363 -
Scotland - 3 £363 -
West Wales - 2 - -
Newport - 2 - -
Swansea - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £438 -
Birmingham - 1 £550 -
Coventry - 1 £350 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -

Rapid Prototyping
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 99 (75.57%) User Experience
2 95 (72.52%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (68.70%) HTML
4 83 (63.36%) CSS
5 46 (35.11%) Mobile App
6 40 (30.53%) Degree
7 37 (28.24%) JavaScript
8 29 (22.14%) Axure RP
9 26 (19.85%) Apple iOS
10 25 (19.08%) Adobe
11 24 (18.32%) SQL
12 21 (16.03%) XML
12 21 (16.03%) Android
13 19 (14.50%) jQuery
13 19 (14.50%) Customer Insight
14 18 (13.74%) W3C
15 17 (12.98%) Web Services
15 17 (12.98%) .NET
15 17 (12.98%) Ajax
16 16 (12.21%) Google
16 16 (12.21%) Web 2.0
16 16 (12.21%) Content Management
16 16 (12.21%) XSD
16 16 (12.21%) Intranet
16 16 (12.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 16 (12.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 15 (11.45%) XHTML
17 15 (11.45%) ASP.NET
17 15 (11.45%) Web Development
17 15 (11.45%) Finance

Rapid Prototyping
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 15 (11.45%) CMS
2 14 (10.69%) IIS
3 7 (5.34%) Node.js
4 2 (1.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.53%) Oracle BPEL
4 2 (1.53%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.76%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.76%) Drupal
5 1 (0.76%) WordPress
5 1 (0.76%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (12.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 14 (10.69%) Photoshop
3 13 (9.92%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (5.34%) MS Excel
5 4 (3.05%) MS Office
5 4 (3.05%) Acrobat
6 3 (2.29%) Fireworks
6 3 (2.29%) MS Visio
7 2 (1.53%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.76%) PaaS
1 1 (0.76%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.21%) Intranet
2 3 (2.29%) Internet
2 3 (2.29%) HTTP
3 1 (0.76%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.34%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.82%) QlikView
3 4 (3.05%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.05%) MySQL
4 3 (2.29%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (22.14%) Axure RP
2 14 (10.69%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.05%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (3.05%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.29%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (2.29%) Subversion
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.53%) Selenium
5 2 (1.53%) JDeveloper
5 2 (1.53%) Xcode
5 2 (1.53%) Toad
5 2 (1.53%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.53%) Grunt
6 1 (0.76%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.76%) Sublime Text
6 1 (0.76%) Mocha
6 1 (0.76%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.76%) HttpUnit
General
1 15 (11.45%) Finance
2 12 (9.16%) Banking
3 11 (8.40%) Publishing
4 8 (6.11%) Retail
5 7 (5.34%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.29%) Advertising
6 3 (2.29%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.53%) Electronics
7 2 (1.53%) Marketing
7 2 (1.53%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.76%) Legal
8 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 70 (53.44%) Designer
2 57 (43.51%) UX Designer
3 36 (27.48%) Developer
4 13 (9.92%) Architect
5 11 (8.40%) Senior Designer
5 11 (8.40%) CMS Developer
5 11 (8.40%) Senior UX Designer
6 10 (7.63%) Front-End Developer
7 7 (5.34%) iOS Developer
8 5 (3.82%) UI Programmer
8 5 (3.82%) Head of User Experience
8 5 (3.82%) User Experience Architect
8 5 (3.82%) UI Designer
8 5 (3.82%) UI Developer
9 4 (3.05%) Junior
9 4 (3.05%) Consultant
9 4 (3.05%) Lead Designer
9 4 (3.05%) Junior Designer
10 3 (2.29%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (2.29%) QlikView Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (68.70%) HTML
2 83 (63.36%) CSS
3 21 (16.03%) XML
4 19 (14.50%) jQuery
5 17 (12.98%) .NET
5 17 (12.98%) Ajax
5 17 (12.98%) Web Services
6 16 (12.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 16 (12.21%) XSD
7 15 (11.45%) ASP.NET
7 15 (11.45%) XHTML
8 14 (10.69%) XSLT
9 9 (6.87%) HTML5
10 8 (6.11%) CSS3
11 7 (5.34%) Sass
12 5 (3.82%) REST
13 3 (2.29%) JSON
13 3 (2.29%) JSP
14 2 (1.53%) SOAP
14 2 (1.53%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 99 (75.57%) User Experience
2 46 (35.11%) Mobile App
3 18 (13.74%) W3C
4 16 (12.21%) Web 2.0
5 4 (3.05%) Human Factors
6 3 (2.29%) RIA
6 3 (2.29%) iPad
6 3 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.53%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.76%) Interactive TV
8 1 (0.76%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.76%) DTV
8 1 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.76%) iPhone
8 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.76%) Animation
8 1 (0.76%) Arduino
8 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 26 (19.85%) Apple iOS
2 21 (16.03%) Android
3 5 (3.82%) Windows
4 1 (0.76%) Linux
4 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (72.52%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (14.50%) Customer Insight
3 16 (12.21%) Content Management
4 15 (11.45%) Web Development
5 14 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (10.69%) OOP
6 13 (9.92%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (6.87%) Usability Testing
7 9 (6.87%) Customer Engagement
8 8 (6.11%) iOS Development
9 7 (5.34%) Data Modelling
10 6 (4.58%) Mobile Development
11 5 (3.82%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (3.82%) Scrum
11 5 (3.82%) Unit Testing
12 4 (3.05%) Information Architecture
12 4 (3.05%) TDD
12 4 (3.05%) E-Commerce
13 3 (2.29%) MVC
13 3 (2.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 37 (28.24%) JavaScript
2 24 (18.32%) SQL
3 8 (6.11%) Java
4 7 (5.34%) Objective-C
5 2 (1.53%) Ruby
5 2 (1.53%) Python
5 2 (1.53%) C#
5 2 (1.53%) C++
5 2 (1.53%) PHP
5 2 (1.53%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.76%) VBA
6 1 (0.76%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (30.53%) Degree
2 6 (4.58%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Docker
Vendors
1 25 (19.08%) Adobe
2 16 (12.21%) Google
3 14 (10.69%) OpenText
3 14 (10.69%) RedDot
4 9 (6.87%) Oracle
5 7 (5.34%) Capita
6 5 (3.82%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.05%) SAP
8 1 (0.76%) PayPal
8 1 (0.76%) WorldPay
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