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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Prototyping skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Prototyping over the 6 months to 29 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Prototyping
Central London > City of London
6 months to
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 138 117 113
Rank change year-on-year -21 -4 +49
Contract jobs citing Prototyping 53 50 33
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.23% 1.60% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 1.75% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 32 28
10th Percentile £450 £313 £278
25th Percentile £513 £424 £403
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £475 £463
Median % change year-on-year +21.05% +2.70% +2.78%
75th Percentile £650 £500 £523
90th Percentile £738 £670 £557
Central London median daily rate £575 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +21.05% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
10th Percentile £31.50 - £46.10
25th Percentile £34.88 - £47.38
Median hourly rate £42.00 - £52.00
75th Percentile £49.38 - £57.88
90th Percentile £52.90 - £59.90
Central London median hourly rate £42.00 - £52.00
% change year-on-year - - -13.33%

Prototyping is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,949 2,857 2,399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.67% 91.42% 88.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,915 2,103 1,783
10th Percentile £388 £358 £338
25th Percentile £475 £450 £418
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £520
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% -0.95%
75th Percentile £691 £638 £603
90th Percentile £788 £719 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £543 £510
% change year-on-year +5.99% +6.37% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 31 40
10th Percentile £18.50 £8.00 £12.42
25th Percentile £26.00 £12.38 £14.28
Median hourly rate £43.12 £23.45 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year +83.88% -6.20% +29.03%
75th Percentile £54.88 £32.70 £39.25
90th Percentile £62.13 £42.25 £52.90
Central London median hourly rate £42.75 £22.25 £26.44
% change year-on-year +92.13% -15.85% +30.57%

Prototyping
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Prototyping as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Prototyping in the City of London

Prototyping
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Prototyping in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Prototyping in the City of London

Prototyping
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Prototyping in the City of London over the 6 months to 29 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Prototyping in the City of London

Prototyping
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Prototyping in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Prototyping in the City of London

Prototyping
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Prototyping in the City of London over the 6 months to 29 June 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Prototyping in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 June 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Prototyping also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Prototyping.

1 24 (45.28%) Agile
2 19 (35.85%) User Experience
3 18 (33.96%) Finance
4 17 (32.08%) UX Design
5 15 (28.30%) Adobe
5 15 (28.30%) Workshop Facilitation
6 14 (26.42%) Figma
6 14 (26.42%) Wireframes
6 14 (26.42%) Social Skills
7 13 (24.53%) Sketch
7 13 (24.53%) Interaction Design
8 12 (22.64%) Banking
8 12 (22.64%) User Research
9 10 (18.87%) Service Design
10 9 (16.98%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (16.98%) User Stories
10 9 (16.98%) HTML
10 9 (16.98%) CSS
10 9 (16.98%) Python
11 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
11 8 (15.09%) SQL
11 8 (15.09%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 8 (15.09%) Design Thinking
11 8 (15.09%) InVision
11 8 (15.09%) Journey Map
12 7 (13.21%) Accessibility
12 7 (13.21%) Customer-Centricity
12 7 (13.21%) Power Platform
12 7 (13.21%) Power BI
12 7 (13.21%) Retail Banking

Prototyping
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (1.89%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.89%) CMS
1 1 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (24.53%) Sketch
2 8 (15.09%) InVision
3 4 (7.55%) Adobe XD
4 3 (5.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (3.77%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (3.77%) UserZoom
5 2 (3.77%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (26.42%) Figma
2 8 (15.09%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 7 (13.21%) Power Platform
4 5 (9.43%) Serverless
5 4 (7.55%) AWS
5 4 (7.55%) Azure
5 4 (7.55%) Miro
6 3 (5.66%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (3.77%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (3.77%) AWS CodePipeline
7 2 (3.77%) Azure DevOps
7 2 (3.77%) CloudFront
7 2 (3.77%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (3.77%) GCP
7 2 (3.77%) SaaS
8 1 (1.89%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (1.89%) Amazon SageMaker
8 1 (1.89%) Azure Functions
8 1 (1.89%) Google Analytics
8 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) Power BI
2 5 (9.43%) Qlik Sense
2 5 (9.43%) QlikView
3 2 (3.77%) Big Data
3 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.89%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.89%) Flink
4 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.89%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Axure RP
2 4 (7.55%) webpack
3 3 (5.66%) JIRA
4 2 (3.77%) Babel
4 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 14 (26.42%) Social Skills
3 12 (22.64%) Banking
4 7 (13.21%) Retail Banking
5 4 (7.55%) Organisational Skills
5 4 (7.55%) Presentation Skills
5 4 (7.55%) Retail
6 3 (5.66%) Advertising
6 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.77%) Documentation Skills
7 2 (3.77%) Financial Institution
7 2 (3.77%) Legal
7 2 (3.77%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 28 (52.83%) Designer
2 15 (28.30%) Senior Designer
3 13 (24.53%) UX Designer
4 8 (15.09%) Analyst
5 7 (13.21%) Developer
6 6 (11.32%) Interaction Designer
7 5 (9.43%) Business Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) Data Business Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) UI Designer
8 4 (7.55%) React Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Senior UX Designer
8 4 (7.55%) UI/UX Designer
9 3 (5.66%) Architect
9 3 (5.66%) Senior Interaction Designer
9 3 (5.66%) Senior Visual Designer
9 3 (5.66%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (5.66%) Visual Designer
10 2 (3.77%) CRM Architect
10 2 (3.77%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) CSS
1 9 (16.98%) HTML
2 4 (7.55%) Node.js
2 4 (7.55%) React
2 4 (7.55%) Redux
3 2 (3.77%) Express
3 2 (3.77%) Jest
3 2 (3.77%) RESTful
3 2 (3.77%) Sass
3 2 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.89%) .NET
4 1 (1.89%) Anaconda
4 1 (1.89%) CSS3
4 1 (1.89%) HTML5
4 1 (1.89%) Java EE
4 1 (1.89%) Kafka
4 1 (1.89%) Lightning Web Components
4 1 (1.89%) TensorFlow
4 1 (1.89%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.85%) User Experience
2 4 (7.55%) Animation
2 4 (7.55%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.77%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.77%) Motion Graphics
3 2 (3.77%) Social Media
4 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.89%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.89%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.89%) IoT
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (45.28%) Agile
2 17 (32.08%) UX Design
3 15 (28.30%) Workshop Facilitation
4 14 (26.42%) Wireframes
5 13 (24.53%) Interaction Design
6 12 (22.64%) User Research
7 10 (18.87%) Service Design
8 9 (16.98%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (16.98%) User Stories
9 8 (15.09%) Design Thinking
9 8 (15.09%) Journey Map
10 7 (13.21%) Customer-Centricity
11 6 (11.32%) Backlog Management
11 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (11.32%) ETL
11 6 (11.32%) Rapid Prototyping
11 6 (11.32%) Typography
11 6 (11.32%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
12 5 (9.43%) Insurtech
12 5 (9.43%) Product Backlog
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.98%) Python
2 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
2 8 (15.09%) SQL
3 4 (7.55%) Java
4 2 (3.77%) ES6
4 2 (3.77%) R
4 2 (3.77%) Scala
4 2 (3.77%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.89%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.89%) C++
5 1 (1.89%) PHP
5 1 (1.89%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Degree
1 2 (3.77%) ISEB
2 1 (1.89%) Master's Degree
2 1 (1.89%) PhD
2 1 (1.89%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) Accessibility
2 2 (3.77%) GDPR
2 2 (3.77%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Apache Flume
1 1 (1.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Terraform
2 2 (3.77%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) Adobe
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) Databricks
4 1 (1.89%) Google
4 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.89%) Sitecore