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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rapid Prototyping
UK
Rank 464 536 521
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -15
Contract jobs citing Rapid Prototyping 132 88 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.21% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 44 63
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £497 £665
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £350 £385
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £20.75 £49.41 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.99% +119.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £45.08 £21.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £49.74 £45.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £49.41 £22.04
% change year-on-year
-50.41% +124.18%

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
37463 42318 40948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.62% 82.71% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 24877 27655 25965
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 969 1164 1085
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +49.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +71 125 £450 +12.50% 29
London -2 35 £400 -11.11% 10
West Midlands +17 23 £488 +39.28% 2
South East +27 20 £358 +15.32% 9
North East -3 19 £400 +3.22%
Tyne and Wear -2 18 £400 +3.22%
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 18 £400 +6.66%
Coventry - 13 £475 -
South West +7 10 £475 +22.58%
West Sussex - 10 £508 -
Nottinghamshire - 9 £508 -
East Midlands - 9 £508 -
Nottingham - 9 £508 -
Devon - 8 £475 -
Berkshire +18 7 £375 +15.38% 2
Plymouth - 7 £475 -
Scotland +22 6 £406 +20.37% 1
Worthing - 6 £508 -
Edinburgh +21 5 £406 +22.64% 1
Birmingham - 5 £518 - 1
North West +22 4 - - 3
Yorkshire +11 4 £450 -14.28% 4
Sheffield - 4 £450 - 2
South Yorkshire - 4 £450 - 2
Shropshire +21 2 £415 +18.57%
Telford +19 2 £415 +18.57%
Bristol -3 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £330 - 1
Manchester +13 1 - - 3
Glasgow +1 1 - -

Rapid Prototyping
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 197 (83.12%) User Experience
2 191 (80.59%) Prototyping
3 178 (75.11%) Agile Software Development
4 160 (67.51%) CSS
5 159 (67.09%) HTML
6 109 (45.99%) Mobile App
7 59 (24.89%) Degree
8 58 (24.47%) Front End Development
8 58 (24.47%) Wireframes
9 57 (24.05%) Web Design
10 51 (21.52%) Service Design
11 31 (13.08%) JavaScript
12 29 (12.24%) Customer Insight
13 28 (11.81%) HTML5
14 25 (10.55%) Axure RP
15 24 (10.13%) Responsive Web Design
16 23 (9.70%) E-Commerce
17 20 (8.44%) CSS3
18 17 (7.17%) Usability Testing
18 17 (7.17%) Security Cleared
18 17 (7.17%) Photoshop
18 17 (7.17%) Internet
19 15 (6.33%) Visualisation
20 14 (5.91%) Java
21 13 (5.49%) Adobe
21 13 (5.49%) Social Media
21 13 (5.49%) Typography
22 12 (5.06%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
22 12 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
22 12 (5.06%) Adobe Illustrator

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 9 (3.80%) CMS
2 4 (1.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (1.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.42%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (7.17%) Photoshop
2 12 (5.06%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (3.38%) InVision
4 3 (1.27%) InDesign
4 3 (1.27%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.27%) UXPin
5 2 (0.84%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.84%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.84%) Simulink
6 1 (0.42%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.42%) CATIA
6 1 (0.42%) Maya
6 1 (0.42%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 4 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.27%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.53%) GitHub
2 4 (1.69%) SaaS
3 1 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.42%) IaaS
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.17%) Internet
2 6 (2.53%) Network Security
3 5 (2.11%) HTTP
4 2 (0.84%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (0.84%) NX-OS
4 2 (0.84%) SAN
5 1 (0.42%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.42%) FlexRay
5 1 (0.42%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.22%) Big Data
2 6 (2.53%) NoSQL
2 6 (2.53%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.84%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.42%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (10.55%) Axure RP
2 11 (4.64%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.11%) Subversion
4 3 (1.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (1.27%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (1.27%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.84%) Grunt
5 2 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.84%) webpack
6 1 (0.42%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.42%) Jasmine
General
1 11 (4.64%) Finance
2 10 (4.22%) Manufacturing
2 10 (4.22%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.53%) Electronics
4 5 (2.11%) Legal
4 5 (2.11%) Marketing
5 4 (1.69%) Banking
6 3 (1.27%) Automotive
6 3 (1.27%) Back Office
6 3 (1.27%) Games
7 2 (0.84%) German Language
8 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 164 (69.20%) Designer
2 130 (54.85%) UX Designer
3 47 (19.83%) Developer
4 39 (16.46%) Interaction Designer
5 24 (10.13%) UI Designer
6 20 (8.44%) Digital Designer
7 17 (7.17%) Digital UX Designer
8 16 (6.75%) UI/UX Designer
9 13 (5.49%) Mobile Designer
10 12 (5.06%) HTML CSS Designer
11 11 (4.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 9 (3.80%) Consultant
12 9 (3.80%) UX Developer
13 8 (3.38%) Senior Designer
13 8 (3.38%) Senior UX Designer
14 7 (2.95%) User Experience Consultant
14 7 (2.95%) Web Designer
15 6 (2.53%) UI Developer
16 5 (2.11%) HTML Developer
16 5 (2.11%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (67.51%) CSS
2 159 (67.09%) HTML
3 28 (11.81%) HTML5
4 20 (8.44%) CSS3
5 11 (4.64%) Node.js
6 9 (3.80%) JSON
6 9 (3.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (3.38%) D3.js
8 7 (2.95%) AngularJS
8 7 (2.95%) REST
8 7 (2.95%) SOAP
8 7 (2.95%) XML
9 5 (2.11%) jQuery
9 5 (2.11%) OAuth
9 5 (2.11%) Sass
10 4 (1.69%) PhoneGap
11 3 (1.27%) Material Design
11 3 (1.27%) Web Services
12 2 (0.84%) Ember.js
12 2 (0.84%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 197 (83.12%) User Experience
2 109 (45.99%) Mobile App
3 13 (5.49%) Social Media
4 12 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.53%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.69%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.27%) Animation
7 3 (1.27%) Augmented Reality
7 3 (1.27%) Streaming Media
8 2 (0.84%) 3D Printing
8 2 (0.84%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.84%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.84%) Interactive TV
8 2 (0.84%) iPhone
8 2 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.84%) RIA
8 2 (0.84%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.84%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.11%) Unix
2 4 (1.69%) Linux
2 4 (1.69%) Mac OS X
3 3 (1.27%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.84%) Android
5 1 (0.42%) Windows
5 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (80.59%) Prototyping
2 178 (75.11%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (24.47%) Front End Development
3 58 (24.47%) Wireframes
4 57 (24.05%) Web Design
5 51 (21.52%) Service Design
6 29 (12.24%) Customer Insight
7 24 (10.13%) Responsive Web Design
8 23 (9.70%) E-Commerce
9 17 (7.17%) Usability Testing
10 15 (6.33%) Visualisation
11 13 (5.49%) Typography
12 12 (5.06%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
13 11 (4.64%) Data Visualisation
13 11 (4.64%) Information Architecture
13 11 (4.64%) Mentoring
14 10 (4.22%) Analytics
15 9 (3.80%) UX Design
16 8 (3.38%) Continuous Delivery
17 7 (2.95%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 31 (13.08%) JavaScript
2 14 (5.91%) Java
3 8 (3.38%) SQL
4 6 (2.53%) Python
5 4 (1.69%) Ruby
6 3 (1.27%) C#
6 3 (1.27%) PHP
7 2 (0.84%) MATLAB
7 2 (0.84%) Perl
7 2 (0.84%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.84%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.84%) XPath
8 1 (0.42%) C
8 1 (0.42%) ES6
8 1 (0.42%) PHP 5
8 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 59 (24.89%) Degree
2 17 (7.17%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.95%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.53%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.69%) CISA
5 4 (1.69%) CISM
5 4 (1.69%) CISSP
6 2 (0.84%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.27%) QA
4 1 (0.42%) ISO26262
4 1 (0.42%) WAI
4 1 (0.42%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.53%) Kibana
2 2 (0.84%) Ansible
2 2 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (0.84%) Puppet
2 2 (0.84%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (5.49%) Adobe
2 7 (2.95%) Oracle
3 5 (2.11%) EXTOL
3 5 (2.11%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.69%) Google
5 3 (1.27%) EMC
5 3 (1.27%) SAP
6 2 (0.84%) Cisco
6 2 (0.84%) NetApp
6 2 (0.84%) ServiceNow
6 2 (0.84%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.84%) VMware
7 1 (0.42%) MathWorks
7 1 (0.42%) Omniture
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