Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Rapid Prototyping skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Rapid Prototyping over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 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.

Rapid Prototyping
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 611 639 735
Rank change year-on-year +28 +96 -74
Contract jobs citing Rapid Prototyping 226 195 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.22% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.26% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 106 50
England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £305 £311
90th Percentile £564 £538 £562
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
England median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -11.93% +99.64%
10th Percentile £32.25 £32.63 £42.00
90th Percentile £49.35 £39.38 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £46.71
% change year-on-year +9.68% -17.03% +111.91%

Rapid 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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 78,144 76,040 80,572
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.59% 84.08% 82.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,821 50,742 53,006
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £293 £269 £263
90th Percentile £638 £614 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,788 2,055 2,462
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.42 £23.35
% change year-on-year -3.77% +4.58% +16.75%

Rapid Prototyping
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Rapid Prototyping as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Rapid Prototyping in England

Rapid Prototyping
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Rapid Prototyping in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Rapid Prototyping in England

Rapid Prototyping
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Rapid Prototyping in England over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Rapid Prototyping in England

Rapid Prototyping
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rapid Prototyping in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Rapid Prototyping in England

Rapid Prototyping
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Rapid Prototyping in England over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Rapid Prototyping in England

Rapid Prototyping
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +20 106 £470 +34.29% 32
North of England +67 54 £425 +6.25% 10
South East -20 36 £438 +16.67% 12
North East +71 32 £450 +12.50% 1
Midlands -20 17 £400 -20.00% 3
West Midlands -16 15 £400 -17.95% 3
Yorkshire +24 14 £425 -8.11% 6
North West +13 8 £381 +1.67% 3
East of England -20 7 £481 +167.36% 5
South West +4 5 £400 -13.51%
East Midlands -7 2 £238 -52.50%
Rapid Prototyping
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 across the England region with a requirement for Rapid Prototyping.

1 181 (80.09%) Prototyping
2 160 (70.80%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (64.16%) User Experience
4 117 (51.77%) CSS
5 110 (48.67%) HTML
6 88 (38.94%) Mobile App
7 56 (24.78%) Front End Development
8 53 (23.45%) Web Design
9 52 (23.01%) Wireframes
10 49 (21.68%) Service Design
11 45 (19.91%) Finance
12 40 (17.70%) JavaScript
13 33 (14.60%) Degree
14 28 (12.39%) Web Services
14 28 (12.39%) User Stories
15 23 (10.18%) Web Development
15 23 (10.18%) SQL
15 23 (10.18%) TDD
16 22 (9.73%) Security Cleared
17 21 (9.29%) HTML5
18 20 (8.85%) Axure RP
18 20 (8.85%) Open Source
18 20 (8.85%) DevOps
19 18 (7.96%) Usability Testing
19 18 (7.96%) Java
19 18 (7.96%) Linux
19 18 (7.96%) AngularJS
20 17 (7.52%) Customer-Centricity
20 17 (7.52%) Unix
20 17 (7.52%) CSS3

Rapid Prototyping
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 9 (3.98%) Marvel
2 6 (2.65%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.77%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.33%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.88%) Apache
5 2 (0.88%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.88%) CMS
5 2 (0.88%) Joomla!
5 2 (0.88%) SAS
6 1 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.44%) Confluence
6 1 (0.44%) JBoss
Applications
1 15 (6.64%) InVision
1 15 (6.64%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.65%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (1.77%) 3ds Max
3 4 (1.77%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.77%) Maya
4 2 (0.88%) Pipeline Pilot
4 2 (0.88%) Simulink
5 1 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.44%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.44%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.44%) Stateflow
5 1 (0.44%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.88%) IaaS
3 2 (0.88%) SaaS
4 1 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.44%) Heroku
4 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.33%) Internet
2 2 (0.88%) HTTP
3 1 (0.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.65%) Relational Database
1 6 (2.65%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.21%) Big Data
3 4 (1.77%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (1.33%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.88%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.88%) KNIME
5 2 (0.88%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.44%) MySQL
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (8.85%) Axure RP
2 11 (4.87%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.42%) Grunt
3 10 (4.42%) gulp
4 7 (3.10%) Jasmine
4 7 (3.10%) PhantomJS
4 7 (3.10%) webpack
5 6 (2.65%) Subversion
6 5 (2.21%) JIRA
7 3 (1.33%) Ant
7 3 (1.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (1.33%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.33%) LoadUI
7 3 (1.33%) Maven
7 3 (1.33%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.88%) ProtoShare
8 2 (0.88%) Xcode
9 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 45 (19.91%) Finance
2 11 (4.87%) Marketing
3 9 (3.98%) Games
3 9 (3.98%) Legal
4 8 (3.54%) Retail
5 5 (2.21%) Banking
6 3 (1.33%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.33%) German Language
6 3 (1.33%) Publishing
7 2 (0.88%) Automotive
7 2 (0.88%) Electronics
7 2 (0.88%) Online Betting
7 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.44%) Front Office
8 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Law
8 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 129 (57.08%) Designer
2 99 (43.81%) UX Designer
3 41 (18.14%) Developer
4 27 (11.95%) UI Designer
5 23 (10.18%) Architect
6 21 (9.29%) Digital Designer
7 19 (8.41%) Interaction Designer
8 18 (7.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 13 (5.75%) Digital Architect
10 12 (5.31%) UI/UX Designer
11 11 (4.87%) Digital UX Designer
12 10 (4.42%) Analyst
12 10 (4.42%) JavaScript Developer
12 10 (4.42%) Senior Designer
13 9 (3.98%) Business Analyst
14 8 (3.54%) Java Developer
14 8 (3.54%) Senior UX Designer
15 7 (3.10%) Digital Analyst
15 7 (3.10%) Full Stack Developer
16 6 (2.65%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (51.77%) CSS
2 110 (48.67%) HTML
3 28 (12.39%) Web Services
4 21 (9.29%) HTML5
5 18 (7.96%) AngularJS
6 17 (7.52%) CSS3
7 16 (7.08%) .NET
8 10 (4.42%) jQuery
8 10 (4.42%) Node.js
8 10 (4.42%) React
9 8 (3.54%) Sass
10 7 (3.10%) Jest
10 7 (3.10%) LESS
10 7 (3.10%) SOAP
11 6 (2.65%) Ajax
11 6 (2.65%) Angular 2
11 6 (2.65%) XML
12 5 (2.21%) .NET Framework
12 5 (2.21%) REST
12 5 (2.21%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 145 (64.16%) User Experience
2 88 (38.94%) Mobile App
3 13 (5.75%) Blog
4 12 (5.31%) Animation
5 9 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.54%) Algorithms
7 7 (3.10%) Data Structures
8 6 (2.65%) Computer Science
9 5 (2.21%) Social Media
10 4 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.33%) Fintech
11 3 (1.33%) RIA
12 2 (0.88%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.88%) Graphic Design
12 2 (0.88%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.88%) Social Network
13 1 (0.44%) Market Risk
13 1 (0.44%) Photography
13 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.96%) Linux
2 17 (7.52%) Unix
3 9 (3.98%) Android
3 9 (3.98%) Apple iOS
4 8 (3.54%) Windows
5 5 (2.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (80.09%) Prototyping
2 160 (70.80%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (24.78%) Front End Development
4 53 (23.45%) Web Design
5 52 (23.01%) Wireframes
6 49 (21.68%) Service Design
7 28 (12.39%) User Stories
8 23 (10.18%) TDD
8 23 (10.18%) Web Development
9 20 (8.85%) DevOps
9 20 (8.85%) Open Source
10 18 (7.96%) Usability Testing
11 17 (7.52%) Customer-Centricity
12 15 (6.64%) Mentoring
12 15 (6.64%) Scrum
13 13 (5.75%) Acceptance Criteria
13 13 (5.75%) Responsive Web Design
14 12 (5.31%) Collaborative Working
14 12 (5.31%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 12 (5.31%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
Programming Languages
1 40 (17.70%) JavaScript
2 23 (10.18%) SQL
3 18 (7.96%) Java
4 15 (6.64%) C#
5 12 (5.31%) Shell Script
6 9 (3.98%) Python
6 9 (3.98%) TypeScript
7 4 (1.77%) MATLAB
7 4 (1.77%) R
8 3 (1.33%) ES6
8 3 (1.33%) ES7
8 3 (1.33%) Groovy
8 3 (1.33%) PHP
8 3 (1.33%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.33%) Ruby
9 2 (0.88%) C++
9 2 (0.88%) Clojure
9 2 (0.88%) Scala
9 2 (0.88%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (14.60%) Degree
2 22 (9.73%) Security Cleared
3 15 (6.64%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.88%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.44%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.08%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) AQAP
2 1 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.44%) GCP
2 1 (0.44%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 8 (3.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (4.42%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.88%) Grafana
3 1 (0.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (6.19%) Oracle
2 10 (4.42%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.10%) Adobe
4 4 (1.77%) CA Agile Central
4 4 (1.77%) Tableau
5 3 (1.33%) CA
5 3 (1.33%) Capita
6 2 (0.88%) Maxymiser
6 2 (0.88%) Optimizely
6 2 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.88%) Splunk
7 1 (0.44%) Google
7 1 (0.44%) MetaSolv
7 1 (0.44%) SAP