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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Prototyping
Rank 565 578 519
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -59
Contract jobs citing Rapid Prototyping 75 62 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.14% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 32 54
Median daily rate £450 £468 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.74% +6.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £595 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £460 £400
% change year-on-year
-32.06% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-31.25% -

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
44199 44580 42439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.21% 79.49% 78.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 29376 28650 26727
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 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1039 1208 1228
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.00 £47.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 24 June 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
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 24 June 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 71 £450 -6.25% 16
London +18 47 £475 -5.00% 8
South East +14 13 £300 - 2
West Sussex - 9 £300 -
Worthing - 8 £300 -
City of London +33 4 £445 - 3
West Midlands -21 3 - -
East of England - 3 £400 - 3
Shropshire - 3 - -
South West - 3 £313 - 1
Telford - 3 - -
Bristol - 3 £313 -
Hampshire - 3 £500 -
Fareham - 2 - -
Wales +14 1 - -
South Wales +13 1 - -
West Yorkshire -5 1 £425 -11.45%
Yorkshire -6 1 £425 -11.45%
Leeds -8 1 £425 -11.45%
Edinburgh -12 1 £425 +17.24% 1
Scotland -22 1 £425 +17.24% 5
North East -67 1 - - 1
Tyne and Wear -75 1 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -80 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £350 -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £400 -
Oxford - 1 £350 -
Luton - 1 £425 -
Cambridge - 1 £375 - 3

Rapid Prototyping
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 137 (83.54%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (81.71%) Prototyping
3 120 (73.17%) HTML
4 118 (71.95%) CSS
5 115 (70.12%) User Experience
6 77 (46.95%) Mobile App
7 58 (35.37%) JavaScript
8 40 (24.39%) Front End Development
9 33 (20.12%) Wireframes
10 32 (19.51%) Degree
11 28 (17.07%) Security Cleared
12 24 (14.63%) jQuery
13 20 (12.20%) HTML5
14 19 (11.59%) Web Development
14 19 (11.59%) Java
15 18 (10.98%) SC Cleared
15 18 (10.98%) Open Source
16 17 (10.37%) Axure RP
16 17 (10.37%) Groovy
17 16 (9.76%) Visualisation
17 16 (9.76%) Data Visualisation
17 16 (9.76%) CSS3
17 16 (9.76%) Web Design
18 15 (9.15%) Scrum
18 15 (9.15%) AngularJS
18 15 (9.15%) Service Design
18 15 (9.15%) Microservices
19 14 (8.54%) Infographics
19 14 (8.54%) Sass
19 14 (8.54%) Amazon AWS

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 5 (3.05%) CMS
2 4 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.22%) WordPress
4 1 (0.61%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.61%) Drupal
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (6.71%) Adobe Illustrator
1 11 (6.71%) Photoshop
2 10 (6.10%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (2.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.61%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.54%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.44%) GitHub
2 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.22%) Heroku
4 1 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.88%) Internet
2 3 (1.83%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.88%) MongoDB
2 5 (3.05%) Hadoop
2 5 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (3.05%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.83%) MySQL
4 2 (1.22%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.22%) QlikView
5 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.61%) Big Data
5 1 (0.61%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.61%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 17 (10.37%) Axure RP
2 12 (7.32%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.32%) JUnit
3 11 (6.71%) gulp
4 10 (6.10%) Grunt
5 8 (4.88%) Subversion
6 4 (2.44%) Jasmine
6 4 (2.44%) QUnit
7 3 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.22%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.61%) Ant
9 1 (0.61%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.61%) JIRA
9 1 (0.61%) LoadUI
9 1 (0.61%) Maven
9 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Blend
9 1 (0.61%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.61%) Xcode
General
1 13 (7.93%) Finance
2 11 (6.71%) Legal
3 7 (4.27%) Publishing
4 3 (1.83%) Retail
4 3 (1.83%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.22%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.61%) Advertising
6 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.61%) Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.61%) Games
6 1 (0.61%) Law
6 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 88 (53.66%) Designer
2 67 (40.85%) UX Designer
3 48 (29.27%) Developer
4 26 (15.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 22 (13.41%) Interaction Designer
6 19 (11.59%) Architect
7 17 (10.37%) UI Designer
8 14 (8.54%) UI Developer
9 11 (6.71%) Senior Developer
9 11 (6.71%) Technical Architect
9 11 (6.71%) UI/UX Designer
10 10 (6.10%) Consultant
10 10 (6.10%) HTML CSS Designer
11 9 (5.49%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 9 (5.49%) UI Consultant
12 8 (4.88%) Digital Architect
13 7 (4.27%) Digital Technical Architect
13 7 (4.27%) Senior Designer
13 7 (4.27%) Senior UX Designer
13 7 (4.27%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (73.17%) HTML
2 118 (71.95%) CSS
3 24 (14.63%) jQuery
4 20 (12.20%) HTML5
5 16 (9.76%) CSS3
6 15 (9.15%) AngularJS
7 14 (8.54%) Sass
8 13 (7.93%) Grails
8 13 (7.93%) Node.js
9 10 (6.10%) .NET
9 10 (6.10%) RESTful
10 8 (4.88%) Express
10 8 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (3.05%) JSON
11 5 (3.05%) Play Framework
11 5 (3.05%) REST
11 5 (3.05%) Semantic HTML
11 5 (3.05%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 5 (3.05%) Web Services
11 5 (3.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 115 (70.12%) User Experience
2 77 (46.95%) Mobile App
3 16 (9.76%) Visualisation
4 11 (6.71%) Blog
5 6 (3.66%) Virtual Team
6 5 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.83%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.22%) CESG
9 2 (1.22%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.22%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.22%) Minimum Viable Product
9 2 (1.22%) Oculus Rift
10 1 (0.61%) Biometrics
10 1 (0.61%) Clustering
10 1 (0.61%) Derivative
10 1 (0.61%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.61%) Interactive TV
10 1 (0.61%) PKI
10 1 (0.61%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.32%) Linux
2 6 (3.66%) Windows
3 3 (1.83%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.61%) Android
4 1 (0.61%) Unix
4 1 (0.61%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (83.54%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (81.71%) Prototyping
3 40 (24.39%) Front End Development
4 33 (20.12%) Wireframes
5 19 (11.59%) Web Development
6 18 (10.98%) Open Source
7 16 (9.76%) Data Visualisation
7 16 (9.76%) Web Design
8 15 (9.15%) Microservices
8 15 (9.15%) Scrum
8 15 (9.15%) Service Design
9 14 (8.54%) Infographics
10 13 (7.93%) BDD
10 13 (7.93%) Mentoring
10 13 (7.93%) Usability Testing
11 12 (7.32%) Customer Insight
11 12 (7.32%) SOA
12 11 (6.71%) DevOps
13 10 (6.10%) E-Commerce
14 9 (5.49%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (35.37%) JavaScript
2 19 (11.59%) Java
3 17 (10.37%) Groovy
4 10 (6.10%) C#
5 6 (3.66%) Scala
6 5 (3.05%) PHP
7 3 (1.83%) SQL
8 2 (1.22%) C++
8 2 (1.22%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.22%) Ruby
9 1 (0.61%) Erlang
9 1 (0.61%) F#
9 1 (0.61%) Python
9 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.61%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.61%) VB
9 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.61%) VB6
9 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (19.51%) Degree
2 28 (17.07%) Security Cleared
3 18 (10.98%) SC Cleared
4 9 (5.49%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) APMP
5 1 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.54%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.61%) WAI
2 1 (0.61%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (5.49%) Ansible
1 9 (5.49%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (5.49%) Puppet
2 1 (0.61%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (6.71%) Adobe
2 10 (6.10%) Rackspace
3 6 (3.66%) Twitter
4 4 (2.44%) VMware
5 3 (1.83%) ForgeRock
5 3 (1.83%) Google
5 3 (1.83%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.83%) Oracle
6 2 (1.22%) Zend
7 1 (0.61%) CA
7 1 (0.61%) EXTOL
7 1 (0.61%) Facebook
7 1 (0.61%) Mercator
7 1 (0.61%) Omniture
7 1 (0.61%) Rally
7 1 (0.61%) RedDot
7 1 (0.61%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.61%) StreamBase
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