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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Prototyping
Rank 564 551 539
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -12
Contract jobs citing Rapid Prototyping 79 59 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 30 41
Median daily rate £440 £480 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £323 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £468 £388
% change year-on-year
-33.15% +20.64%
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
43918 42992 41426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.89% 79.31% 77.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29200 27357 26190
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 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1020 1216 1225
Median hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 76 £445 -11.00% 23
London +26 43 £450 -10.00% 12
South East -3 20 £300 - 3
West Sussex - 15 £300 -
Worthing - 13 £300 -
West Midlands -17 4 - - 1
Shropshire - 4 - -
Hampshire - 4 £406 -
Telford - 4 - -
City of London +33 3 £440 -12.00% 4
East of England - 3 £400 - 1
Tyne and Wear -53 2 - -
North East -55 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -62 2 - -
South West - 2 £300 - 2
Bristol - 2 £300 - 2
Fareham - 2 - -
South Wales +12 1 - -
Wales +11 1 - -
West Yorkshire -1 1 £425 -11.45% 1
Berkshire -5 1 £480 -
Yorkshire -6 1 £425 -11.45% 1
Leeds -11 1 £425 -11.45% 1
Edinburgh -15 1 £425 +17.24%
Scotland -18 1 £425 +6.25%
Bedfordshire - 1 £425 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £375 -
Essex - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £500 -
Luton - 1 £425 -

Rapid Prototyping
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 136 (82.93%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (76.83%) HTML
3 124 (75.61%) CSS
4 119 (72.56%) User Experience
5 81 (49.39%) Mobile App
6 63 (38.41%) JavaScript
7 41 (25.00%) Front End Development
8 34 (20.73%) Degree
9 33 (20.12%) Wireframes
10 32 (19.51%) Security Cleared
11 26 (15.85%) jQuery
12 23 (14.02%) HTML5
12 23 (14.02%) Java
13 22 (13.41%) SC Cleared
14 21 (12.80%) Groovy
15 19 (11.59%) Visualisation
15 19 (11.59%) Data Visualisation
16 18 (10.98%) Customer Insight
16 18 (10.98%) Web Design
16 18 (10.98%) Infographics
17 17 (10.37%) CSS3
17 17 (10.37%) Open Source
18 16 (9.76%) Web Development
19 15 (9.15%) Microservices
20 14 (8.54%) Axure RP
20 14 (8.54%) AngularJS
20 14 (8.54%) Scrum
21 13 (7.93%) Finance
21 13 (7.93%) Sass
21 13 (7.93%) 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 13 (7.93%) Node.js
2 5 (3.05%) CMS
3 4 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.22%) WordPress
5 1 (0.61%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.61%) Drupal
5 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (7.32%) Photoshop
2 11 (6.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (4.88%) OmniGraffle
4 4 (2.44%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.22%) Fireworks
5 2 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.93%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.44%) GitHub
3 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.61%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.88%) Internet
2 3 (1.83%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.66%) MongoDB
2 4 (2.44%) Hadoop
2 4 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (2.44%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.83%) MySQL
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%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (8.54%) Axure RP
2 12 (7.32%) JUnit
3 10 (6.10%) Git (software)
4 9 (5.49%) Grunt
4 9 (5.49%) gulp
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
8 2 (1.22%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.61%) Ant
9 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.61%) JIRA
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 8 (4.88%) Legal
3 5 (3.05%) Publishing
4 3 (1.83%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.83%) Retail
4 3 (1.83%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.61%) Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.61%) Games
5 1 (0.61%) Law
5 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 97 (59.15%) Designer
2 70 (42.68%) UX Designer
3 50 (30.49%) Developer
4 27 (16.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 25 (15.24%) Interaction Designer
6 21 (12.80%) UI Designer
7 17 (10.37%) Architect
8 16 (9.76%) UI Developer
9 12 (7.32%) UI/UX Designer
10 11 (6.71%) Technical Architect
11 10 (6.10%) Consultant
11 10 (6.10%) HTML CSS Designer
11 10 (6.10%) Senior Developer
12 9 (5.49%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 9 (5.49%) UI Consultant
12 9 (5.49%) UX Developer
13 8 (4.88%) Digital Architect
14 7 (4.27%) Digital Technical Architect
14 7 (4.27%) Web Designer
15 6 (3.66%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (76.83%) HTML
2 124 (75.61%) CSS
3 26 (15.85%) jQuery
4 23 (14.02%) HTML5
5 17 (10.37%) CSS3
6 14 (8.54%) AngularJS
7 13 (7.93%) Grails
7 13 (7.93%) Sass
8 9 (5.49%) .NET
9 8 (4.88%) RESTful
9 8 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (4.27%) Express
11 5 (3.05%) Play Framework
11 5 (3.05%) Semantic HTML
12 4 (2.44%) JSON
12 4 (2.44%) REST
12 4 (2.44%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 4 (2.44%) Web Services
12 4 (2.44%) XML
13 3 (1.83%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 119 (72.56%) User Experience
2 81 (49.39%) Mobile App
3 19 (11.59%) Visualisation
4 10 (6.10%) Blog
5 3 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.83%) Animation
5 3 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.83%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.22%) CESG
6 2 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.22%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (0.61%) Biometrics
7 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.61%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.61%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.61%) Interactive TV
7 1 (0.61%) PKI
7 1 (0.61%) Social Media
7 1 (0.61%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.32%) Linux
2 6 (3.66%) Windows
3 5 (3.05%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.83%) Android
5 1 (0.61%) Unix
5 1 (0.61%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (82.93%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 33 (20.12%) Wireframes
4 19 (11.59%) Data Visualisation
5 18 (10.98%) Customer Insight
5 18 (10.98%) Infographics
5 18 (10.98%) Web Design
6 17 (10.37%) Open Source
7 16 (9.76%) Web Development
8 15 (9.15%) Microservices
9 14 (8.54%) Scrum
10 13 (7.93%) Service Design
11 12 (7.32%) BDD
11 12 (7.32%) SOA
12 11 (6.71%) Mentoring
13 10 (6.10%) DevOps
14 9 (5.49%) Configuration Management
14 9 (5.49%) User Stories
15 8 (4.88%) Responsive Web Design
15 8 (4.88%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (38.41%) JavaScript
2 23 (14.02%) Java
3 21 (12.80%) Groovy
4 8 (4.88%) C#
5 6 (3.66%) Scala
6 4 (2.44%) PHP
6 4 (2.44%) SQL
7 2 (1.22%) C++
7 2 (1.22%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.22%) Ruby
7 2 (1.22%) VB
7 2 (1.22%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.22%) VB6
7 2 (1.22%) VBA
8 1 (0.61%) Erlang
8 1 (0.61%) F#
8 1 (0.61%) Python
8 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (20.73%) Degree
2 32 (19.51%) Security Cleared
3 22 (13.41%) SC Cleared
4 11 (6.71%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.93%) 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 10 (6.10%) Rackspace
2 9 (5.49%) Adobe
3 6 (3.66%) Twitter
4 4 (2.44%) VMware
5 3 (1.83%) ForgeRock
5 3 (1.83%) Google
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%) Microsoft
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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