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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Prototyping
Rank 567 565 520
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -45
Contract jobs citing Rapid Prototyping 83 80 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.18% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 47 41
Median daily rate £450 £405 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £490 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £34.00 £31.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -

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
44681 45476 42373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 79.84% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29558 29423 26292
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 £295 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 1183 1185
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -7 80 £450 +12.50% 17
London +18 43 £475 +16.56% 6
South West - 12 £450 - 1
South East +13 9 £400 - 4
West Midlands -25 9 £650 +48.57% 1
Plymouth - 8 £450 -
Devon - 8 £450 -
Coventry -8 7 £650 +85.71% 1
Hampshire +2 5 £500 +25.78%
City of London +45 4 £450 +25.87% 1
Bristol - 4 £369 - 1
West Sussex - 3 £350 - 1
East of England - 3 £400 - 3
North East -60 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -62 2 - -
Tyne and Wear -69 2 - -
Shropshire - 2 - -
Fareham - 2 - -
Telford - 2 - -
Worthing - 2 £300 - 1
West Yorkshire +2 1 £425 -11.45%
Scotland -2 1 - - 1
North West -3 1 £425 +6.25% 2
Leeds -3 1 £425 -11.45%
Manchester -5 1 £425 - 2
Yorkshire -8 1 £425 -11.45%
Portsmouth -15 1 - -
Croydon -16 1 £400 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £350 -
Luton - 1 £425 -

Rapid Prototyping
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 158 (85.41%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (81.08%) Prototyping
3 136 (73.51%) HTML
4 134 (72.43%) CSS
5 132 (71.35%) User Experience
6 92 (49.73%) Mobile App
7 59 (31.89%) JavaScript
8 37 (20.00%) Front End Development
9 36 (19.46%) Degree
10 26 (14.05%) Wireframes
11 24 (12.97%) jQuery
11 24 (12.97%) Security Cleared
12 20 (10.81%) HTML5
13 19 (10.27%) Java
13 19 (10.27%) Customer Insight
14 18 (9.73%) AngularJS
14 18 (9.73%) Open Source
14 18 (9.73%) Axure RP
14 18 (9.73%) Web Development
15 17 (9.19%) Groovy
15 17 (9.19%) Data Visualisation
15 17 (9.19%) Node.js
15 17 (9.19%) CSS3
15 17 (9.19%) Visualisation
15 17 (9.19%) Scrum
16 16 (8.65%) SC Cleared
16 16 (8.65%) Mentoring
17 15 (8.11%) Microservices
17 15 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
17 15 (8.11%) Finance

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 (2.70%) CMS
2 4 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.16%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.08%) WordPress
4 1 (0.54%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.54%) Drupal
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.54%) SAS
4 1 (0.54%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (6.49%) OmniGraffle
2 9 (4.86%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (4.86%) Photoshop
3 5 (2.70%) InVision
4 3 (1.62%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.54%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.54%) MS Office
5 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.16%) GitHub
4 2 (1.08%) Heroku
5 1 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.32%) Internet
2 3 (1.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.32%) MongoDB
1 8 (4.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.70%) Hadoop
2 5 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (2.70%) QlikView
3 3 (1.62%) MySQL
4 2 (1.08%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.54%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.54%) Big Data
5 1 (0.54%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.54%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.54%) Power BI
5 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.54%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 18 (9.73%) Axure RP
2 12 (6.49%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.49%) gulp
2 12 (6.49%) JUnit
3 11 (5.95%) Grunt
4 8 (4.32%) Subversion
5 4 (2.16%) Jasmine
5 4 (2.16%) QUnit
6 3 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.54%) Ant
7 1 (0.54%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.54%) JIRA
7 1 (0.54%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.54%) Maven
7 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Blend
7 1 (0.54%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.54%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.54%) Xcode
General
1 15 (8.11%) Finance
2 11 (5.95%) Legal
3 5 (2.70%) Publishing
4 3 (1.62%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.08%) Banking
5 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.08%) Retail
6 1 (0.54%) Advertising
6 1 (0.54%) Avionics
6 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.54%) Law
6 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 102 (55.14%) Designer
2 77 (41.62%) UX Designer
3 48 (25.95%) Developer
4 24 (12.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 24 (12.97%) Interaction Designer
5 19 (10.27%) Architect
6 18 (9.73%) HTML CSS Designer
7 14 (7.57%) UI Designer
8 13 (7.03%) UI Developer
9 11 (5.95%) Consultant
9 11 (5.95%) Senior Developer
9 11 (5.95%) Technical Architect
10 10 (5.41%) Digital Designer
10 10 (5.41%) Senior Designer
11 9 (4.86%) UI Consultant
11 9 (4.86%) UI/UX Designer
12 7 (3.78%) Digital Architect
12 7 (3.78%) Digital Technical Architect
12 7 (3.78%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 7 (3.78%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (73.51%) HTML
2 134 (72.43%) CSS
3 24 (12.97%) jQuery
4 20 (10.81%) HTML5
5 18 (9.73%) AngularJS
6 17 (9.19%) CSS3
6 17 (9.19%) Node.js
7 13 (7.03%) Grails
8 12 (6.49%) .NET
8 12 (6.49%) Sass
9 11 (5.95%) RESTful
10 9 (4.86%) Web Services
11 8 (4.32%) Express
12 7 (3.78%) SOAP
13 6 (3.24%) ASP.NET
14 5 (2.70%) .NET Framework
14 5 (2.70%) D3.js
14 5 (2.70%) REST
14 5 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 132 (71.35%) User Experience
2 92 (49.73%) Mobile App
3 17 (9.19%) Visualisation
4 11 (5.95%) Blog
5 7 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.70%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.16%) Derivative
7 4 (2.16%) Hedge funds
7 4 (2.16%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.62%) CESG
8 3 (1.62%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.62%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.08%) Minimum Viable Product
10 1 (0.54%) Biometrics
10 1 (0.54%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.54%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.54%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.49%) Linux
2 7 (3.78%) Windows
3 4 (2.16%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.08%) Android
4 2 (1.08%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (85.41%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (81.08%) Prototyping
3 37 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 26 (14.05%) Wireframes
5 19 (10.27%) Customer Insight
6 18 (9.73%) Open Source
6 18 (9.73%) Web Development
7 17 (9.19%) Data Visualisation
7 17 (9.19%) Scrum
8 16 (8.65%) Mentoring
9 15 (8.11%) Microservices
10 14 (7.57%) Infographics
10 14 (7.57%) Web Design
11 13 (7.03%) BDD
11 13 (7.03%) E-Commerce
11 13 (7.03%) Service Design
11 13 (7.03%) Usability Testing
12 12 (6.49%) SOA
13 11 (5.95%) Analytics
13 11 (5.95%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 59 (31.89%) JavaScript
2 19 (10.27%) Java
3 17 (9.19%) Groovy
4 13 (7.03%) C#
5 6 (3.24%) Scala
5 6 (3.24%) SQL
6 5 (2.70%) PHP
7 4 (2.16%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.08%) C++
8 2 (1.08%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.08%) Ruby
9 1 (0.54%) C
9 1 (0.54%) Erlang
9 1 (0.54%) F#
9 1 (0.54%) Python
9 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.54%) VB
9 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.54%) VB6
9 1 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (19.46%) Degree
2 24 (12.97%) Security Cleared
3 16 (8.65%) SC Cleared
4 9 (4.86%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.08%) ISEB
6 1 (0.54%) APMP
6 1 (0.54%) CISSP
6 1 (0.54%) CLAS
6 1 (0.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.57%) QA
2 2 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.54%) DO-254
3 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.54%) WAI
3 1 (0.54%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (4.86%) Ansible
1 9 (4.86%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (4.86%) Puppet
2 1 (0.54%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (5.41%) Rackspace
2 7 (3.78%) Adobe
3 6 (3.24%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.16%) Oracle
4 4 (2.16%) Twitter
4 4 (2.16%) VMware
5 3 (1.62%) ForgeRock
6 2 (1.08%) Google
6 2 (1.08%) Zend
7 1 (0.54%) CA
7 1 (0.54%) EXTOL
7 1 (0.54%) Facebook
7 1 (0.54%) Mercator
7 1 (0.54%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.54%) Netezza
7 1 (0.54%) Rally
7 1 (0.54%) RedDot
7 1 (0.54%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.54%) StreamBase
7 1 (0.54%) Tableau
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