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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Prototyping
Rank 505 553 530
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -23
Contract jobs citing Rapid Prototyping 90 29 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.056% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.076% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 15 20
Average daily rate
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£373 £400 £1,000
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% -60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £280 £375
% change year-on-year
+33.92% -25.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £21.58 £36.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.87% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.58 £36.50 -
% change year-on-year
-40.87% -

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
41096 38070 35468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.49% 73.77% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26903 23461 20857
Average daily rate £421 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1109 1170 1452
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 26 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 19 December 2014. 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 +26 85 £373 -6.87% 16
London +37 40 £370 -10.30% 6
South East -14 15 £175 - 4
Tyne and Wear - 13 £450 - 1
North East - 13 £450 - 1
City of London +12 12 £320 -24.70% 3
East Sussex - 12 £175 - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 12 £463 - 1
Brighton - 12 £175 - 3
East of England -15 3 £275 -1.78% 1
Scotland - 3 £375 -
Edinburgh - 3 £375 -
Cambridge +2 1 £350 +25.00% 1
Cambridgeshire -10 1 £350 +25.00% 1
Manchester - 1 £325 - 2
North West - 1 £325 - 4
East Midlands - - - -
Lancashire - - - - 2
Leicestershire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Preston - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leicester - - - -

Rapid Prototyping
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 122 (70.11%) User Experience
2 113 (64.94%) HTML
3 112 (64.37%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (56.90%) CSS
5 50 (28.74%) Mobile App
6 43 (24.71%) JavaScript
7 32 (18.39%) Axure RP
8 30 (17.24%) SQL
9 28 (16.09%) XML
10 25 (14.37%) Google
11 23 (13.22%) jQuery
11 23 (13.22%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (12.64%) TDD
12 22 (12.64%) Degree
12 22 (12.64%) Twitter
13 21 (12.07%) Usability Testing
14 20 (11.49%) Web Design
14 20 (11.49%) Adobe
15 19 (10.92%) SOA
15 19 (10.92%) Android
15 19 (10.92%) Apple iOS
15 19 (10.92%) REST
15 19 (10.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 17 (9.77%) Customer Insight
16 17 (9.77%) Internet
16 17 (9.77%) Java
16 17 (9.77%) CMS
17 16 (9.20%) .NET
17 16 (9.20%) Facebook
17 16 (9.20%) Mobile Application Development

Rapid Prototyping
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 17 (9.77%) CMS
2 12 (6.90%) Node.js
3 11 (6.32%) IIS
4 2 (1.15%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (6.90%) Photoshop
1 12 (6.90%) Adobe Illustrator
1 12 (6.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (3.45%) Acrobat
3 5 (2.87%) OmniGraffle
3 5 (2.87%) MS Office
4 2 (1.15%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.15%) InDesign
4 2 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.15%) WebTrends
1 2 (1.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.87%) SaaS
2 3 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.72%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.77%) Internet
2 11 (6.32%) Intranet
3 1 (0.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.30%) QlikView
2 3 (1.72%) NoSQL
2 3 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.72%) MySQL
3 2 (1.15%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.15%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.57%) Big Data
4 1 (0.57%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 32 (18.39%) Axure RP
2 15 (8.62%) Git (software)
3 11 (6.32%) Subversion
3 11 (6.32%) Visual Studio
4 10 (5.75%) Jasmine
5 6 (3.45%) Mocha
6 5 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.72%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.72%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (1.72%) JIRA
8 2 (1.15%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (1.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (1.15%) ProtoShare
9 1 (0.57%) QUnit
9 1 (0.57%) Sinon.JS
9 1 (0.57%) Grunt
9 1 (0.57%) Firebug
9 1 (0.57%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.57%) Selenium
9 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
General
1 15 (8.62%) Games
2 11 (6.32%) Finance
3 9 (5.17%) Publishing
3 9 (5.17%) Banking
4 8 (4.60%) Retail
5 4 (2.30%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.30%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.72%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.15%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.15%) Law
7 2 (1.15%) Electronics
7 2 (1.15%) Marketing
7 2 (1.15%) iGaming
8 1 (0.57%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.57%) Front Office
8 1 (0.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 85 (48.85%) Designer
2 72 (41.38%) UX Designer
3 62 (35.63%) Developer
4 24 (13.79%) Senior Designer
5 22 (12.64%) Front-End Developer
5 22 (12.64%) Senior UX Designer
6 17 (9.77%) Mobile Developer
7 10 (5.75%) CMS Developer
8 9 (5.17%) UI Designer
9 8 (4.60%) Web Developer
9 8 (4.60%) Architect
10 6 (3.45%) Lead Designer
11 5 (2.87%) Head of User Experience
11 5 (2.87%) User Experience Architect
11 5 (2.87%) Lead Developer
12 4 (2.30%) Consultant
12 4 (2.30%) Analyst
13 3 (1.72%) Front-End Web Developer
13 3 (1.72%) User Experience Consultant
13 3 (1.72%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (64.94%) HTML
2 99 (56.90%) CSS
3 28 (16.09%) XML
4 23 (13.22%) jQuery
5 19 (10.92%) REST
5 19 (10.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 16 (9.20%) .NET
7 15 (8.62%) Web Services
8 14 (8.05%) JSON
8 14 (8.05%) OAuth
9 13 (7.47%) HTML5
9 13 (7.47%) XHTML
10 12 (6.90%) ASP.NET
10 12 (6.90%) XSD
10 12 (6.90%) XSLT
10 12 (6.90%) Ajax
10 12 (6.90%) AngularJS
11 9 (5.17%) Spring
12 8 (4.60%) CSS3
13 7 (4.02%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 122 (70.11%) User Experience
2 50 (28.74%) Mobile App
3 15 (8.62%) W3C
4 11 (6.32%) Web 2.0
5 10 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.30%) Graphic Design
6 4 (2.30%) Animation
7 3 (1.72%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.72%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.15%) iPhone
8 2 (1.15%) Social Network
8 2 (1.15%) Online Games
8 2 (1.15%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.57%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.57%) RIA
9 1 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.57%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.57%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.92%) Android
1 19 (10.92%) Apple iOS
2 8 (4.60%) Windows
3 1 (0.57%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.57%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (64.37%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (13.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (12.64%) TDD
4 21 (12.07%) Usability Testing
5 20 (11.49%) Web Design
6 19 (10.92%) SOA
7 17 (9.77%) Customer Insight
8 16 (9.20%) Mobile Application Development
9 14 (8.05%) Use Case
10 13 (7.47%) Web Development
11 12 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (6.90%) Content Management
12 11 (6.32%) UX Design
12 11 (6.32%) Scrum
12 11 (6.32%) OOP
13 9 (5.17%) Game Development
14 7 (4.02%) Responsive Web Design
14 7 (4.02%) BDD
14 7 (4.02%) E-Commerce
15 6 (3.45%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 43 (24.71%) JavaScript
2 30 (17.24%) SQL
3 17 (9.77%) Java
4 11 (6.32%) PHP
5 7 (4.02%) Python
6 6 (3.45%) C#
7 2 (1.15%) VBA
8 1 (0.57%) Ruby
8 1 (0.57%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (12.64%) Degree
2 14 (8.05%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.87%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.72%) QA
2 2 (1.15%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.15%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 25 (14.37%) Google
2 22 (12.64%) Twitter
3 20 (11.49%) Adobe
4 16 (9.20%) Facebook
5 12 (6.90%) Open Text
5 12 (6.90%) RedDot
6 7 (4.02%) Microsoft
7 5 (2.87%) Capita
8 2 (1.15%) Oracle
9 1 (0.57%) Zend
9 1 (0.57%) iRise
9 1 (0.57%) Mercator
9 1 (0.57%) HP
9 1 (0.57%) Intel
9 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.57%) Apple
9 1 (0.57%) SAP
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