Period
to 26 January 2022

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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 141 96 150
Rank change year-on-year -45 +54 +33
Contract jobs citing Prototyping 52 30 46
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.30% 1.43% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 1.57% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 25 38
10th Percentile £413 £281 £363
25th Percentile £466 £425 £392
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +18.47% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £638 £488 £545
90th Percentile £688 £575 £738
Central London median daily rate £588 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +23.68% +5.56% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
10th Percentile £51.15 - -
25th Percentile £52.50 £45.25 -
Median hourly rate £55.50 £46.50 -
Median % change year-on-year +19.35% - -
75th Percentile £59.00 £47.75 -
90th Percentile £60.65 - -
Central London median hourly rate £55.50 £54.50 -
% change year-on-year +1.83% - -

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 3,647 1,905 4,308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.92% 90.58% 89.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,835 1,433 3,362
10th Percentile £375 £313 £319
25th Percentile £475 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £513
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% -
75th Percentile £651 £602 £613
90th Percentile £750 £688 £688
Central London median daily rate £550 £514 £510
% change year-on-year +7.00% +0.78% -0.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 22 47
10th Percentile £19.13 £13.58 £12.02
25th Percentile £33.19 £18.25 £14.63
Median hourly rate £43.50 £26.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +64.15% +32.50% +5.26%
75th Percentile £61.75 £35.63 £25.76
90th Percentile £64.25 £46.00 £52.25
Central London median hourly rate £43.50 £26.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year +62.62% +27.38% +9.09%

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 26 January 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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 27 (51.92%) User Experience
2 24 (46.15%) Wireframes
3 22 (42.31%) UX Design
4 20 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (32.69%) Adobe
6 16 (30.77%) Finance
7 14 (26.92%) Interaction Design
7 14 (26.92%) Sketch
7 14 (26.92%) Social Skills
8 12 (23.08%) Figma
8 12 (23.08%) InVision
8 12 (23.08%) User Research
9 10 (19.23%) Journey Map
9 10 (19.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 10 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (19.23%) Banking
10 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
11 8 (15.38%) Analytics
11 8 (15.38%) Axure RP
11 8 (15.38%) Accessibility
12 7 (13.46%) Rapid Prototyping
12 7 (13.46%) Decision-Making
12 7 (13.46%) Typography
12 7 (13.46%) Service Design
13 6 (11.54%) Design Thinking
13 6 (11.54%) Zeplin
13 6 (11.54%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 6 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (11.54%) Coaching
13 6 (11.54%) Visualisation

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 2 (3.85%) Apache Spark
1 2 (3.85%) CMS
2 1 (1.92%) Confluence
2 1 (1.92%) Magnolia
Applications
1 14 (26.92%) Sketch
2 12 (23.08%) InVision
3 6 (11.54%) Zeplin
4 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (5.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (5.77%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (5.77%) Adobe XD
5 3 (5.77%) Photoshop
6 2 (3.85%) Marvel
7 1 (1.92%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (1.92%) UserZoom
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.08%) Figma
2 10 (19.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 4 (7.69%) AWS
4 3 (5.77%) Azure
4 3 (5.77%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (5.77%) Power Automate
4 3 (5.77%) Power Platform
4 3 (5.77%) PowerApps
5 2 (3.85%) GCP
5 2 (3.85%) Serverless
6 1 (1.92%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (1.92%) GitHub
6 1 (1.92%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.92%) Google Docs
6 1 (1.92%) Google Workspace
6 1 (1.92%) Miro
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.92%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) Tableau
2 3 (5.77%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.77%) Big Data
2 3 (5.77%) Data Lake
2 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.77%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.77%) Power BI
3 2 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.85%) Apache Hive
3 2 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (3.85%) Flink
3 2 (3.85%) Power Query
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.85%) SSDT
4 1 (1.92%) DTS
4 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Axure RP
2 4 (7.69%) JIRA
3 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.92%) Balsamiq
4 1 (1.92%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.92%) Cypress.io
4 1 (1.92%) Grunt
4 1 (1.92%) gulp
4 1 (1.92%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.92%) PhantomJS
4 1 (1.92%) Selenium
4 1 (1.92%) webpack
General
1 16 (30.77%) Finance
2 14 (26.92%) Social Skills
3 10 (19.23%) Banking
4 6 (11.54%) Retail Banking
5 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (5.77%) Public Sector
7 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
7 2 (3.85%) Retail
8 1 (1.92%) Games
8 1 (1.92%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.92%) Marketing
8 1 (1.92%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (1.92%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (1.92%) Publishing
8 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (55.77%) Designer
2 14 (26.92%) Senior Designer
3 13 (25.00%) UX Designer
4 8 (15.38%) Developer
5 6 (11.54%) UI Designer
6 5 (9.62%) Digital Designer
6 5 (9.62%) Senior UX Designer
7 4 (7.69%) Digital UX Designer
7 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce Designer
8 3 (5.77%) Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Interaction Designer
8 3 (5.77%) Mobile Designer
8 3 (5.77%) Power BI Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Applications Designer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Digital Designer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Mobile Designer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior UI Designer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Visual Designer
8 3 (5.77%) User Experience Researcher
8 3 (5.77%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) CSS
1 4 (7.69%) HTML
2 2 (3.85%) Kafka
2 2 (3.85%) React
2 2 (3.85%) RESTful
3 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.92%) D3.js
3 1 (1.92%) Java EE
3 1 (1.92%) Jest
3 1 (1.92%) NgRx
3 1 (1.92%) Node.js
3 1 (1.92%) REST
3 1 (1.92%) RxJS
3 1 (1.92%) Sass
3 1 (1.92%) Spring
3 1 (1.92%) Web Services
3 1 (1.92%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 27 (51.92%) User Experience
2 4 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.77%) Animation
4 2 (3.85%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.92%) Blog
5 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (1.92%) SCADA
5 1 (1.92%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) Wireframes
2 22 (42.31%) UX Design
3 20 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (26.92%) Interaction Design
5 12 (23.08%) User Research
6 10 (19.23%) Journey Map
6 10 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
8 8 (15.38%) Analytics
9 7 (13.46%) Decision-Making
9 7 (13.46%) Rapid Prototyping
9 7 (13.46%) Service Design
9 7 (13.46%) Typography
10 6 (11.54%) Coaching
10 6 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (11.54%) Design Thinking
10 6 (11.54%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 6 (11.54%) Scrum
10 6 (11.54%) Visualisation
11 5 (9.62%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) Python
2 3 (5.77%) Java
2 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.77%) SQL
3 2 (3.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (1.92%) C
4 1 (1.92%) C++
4 1 (1.92%) ES6
4 1 (1.92%) Ladder Logic
4 1 (1.92%) R
4 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.92%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) Accessibility
2 3 (5.77%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.85%) WCAG
4 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Docker
2 2 (3.85%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) Adobe
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.85%) Google
4 1 (1.92%) ClickTale
4 1 (1.92%) NVIDIA
4 1 (1.92%) Rockwell
4 1 (1.92%) Siemens