Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 10 December 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.

Prototyping
England > London
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 275 270 241
Rank change year-on-year -5 -29 +72
Contract jobs citing Prototyping 438 485 479
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.93% 1.03% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.17% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 366 328
London median daily rate £468 £453 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +6.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £334 £313 £303
90th Percentile £610 £650 £579
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 3
London median hourly rate £30.00 £55.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.45% +30.18% +102.06%
10th Percentile £27.50 £52.50 £32.73
90th Percentile £35.75 £57.50 £46.29
England median hourly rate £35.00 £44.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -21.35% +14.84% -14.84%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 41,254 41,556 38,815
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.87% 88.16% 87.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,763 30,224 27,752
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £306
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 470 391 434
London median hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £21.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.00% +9.23%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.30 £12.04
90th Percentile £54.71 £48.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.84
% change year-on-year -10.88% +8.10% +3.80%

Prototyping
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Prototyping in London

Prototyping
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Prototyping in London

Prototyping
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Prototyping in London over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Prototyping in London

Prototyping
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Prototyping in London

Prototyping
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Prototyping within the London region over the 6 months to 10 December 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
Central London -3 110 £475 -9.52% 51
West London -1 14 £425 +1.80% 41
South London -44 9 £425 -15.00% 4
East London -18 6 £493 - 14
North London - 2 £425 -
Prototyping
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for Prototyping.

1 247 (56.39%) User Experience
2 216 (49.32%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (29.22%) Finance
4 122 (27.85%) Wireframes
5 108 (24.66%) HTML
6 101 (23.06%) CSS
7 84 (19.18%) InVision
8 75 (17.12%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
9 71 (16.21%) JavaScript
10 70 (15.98%) SQL
11 66 (15.07%) Rapid Prototyping
12 64 (14.61%) Axure RP
13 60 (13.70%) Degree
14 53 (12.10%) Analytics
14 53 (12.10%) Python
15 51 (11.64%) Adobe
16 50 (11.42%) C#
17 48 (10.96%) Mobile App
17 48 (10.96%) Problem-Solving
18 47 (10.73%) Usability Testing
19 42 (9.59%) Scrum
19 42 (9.59%) Banking
19 42 (9.59%) QA
20 41 (9.36%) Data Science
21 39 (8.90%) .NET
22 38 (8.68%) Photoshop
23 37 (8.45%) Software Engineering
24 34 (7.76%) JIRA
24 34 (7.76%) Web Services
24 34 (7.76%) Collaborative Working

Prototyping
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 17 (3.88%) Marvel
2 9 (2.05%) CMS
2 9 (2.05%) Confluence
3 7 (1.60%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (0.91%) Jupyter
5 3 (0.68%) SAS
5 3 (0.68%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.68%) WordPress
6 2 (0.46%) Drupal
6 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.46%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.46%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.23%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.23%) GemFire
7 1 (0.23%) nginx
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 84 (19.18%) InVision
2 38 (8.68%) Photoshop
3 17 (3.88%) Adobe Illustrator
4 13 (2.97%) Microsoft Excel
5 8 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (1.83%) OmniGraffle
6 6 (1.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (1.14%) Flinto
7 5 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (1.14%) MS Visio
7 5 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.68%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.46%) InDesign
9 2 (0.46%) UXPin
10 1 (0.23%) Pixate
10 1 (0.23%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (0.46%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 2 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.23%) Magento
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 33 (7.53%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (6.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 26 (5.94%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (3.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.83%) npm
6 5 (1.14%) Office 365
7 4 (0.91%) Serverless
8 3 (0.68%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.68%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 3 (0.68%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 3 (0.68%) Slack
8 3 (0.68%) Trello
9 2 (0.46%) Amazon Alexa
9 2 (0.46%) Google Play
9 2 (0.46%) SaaS
10 1 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.23%) GitHub
10 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.60%) Internet
2 6 (1.37%) HTTP
3 3 (0.68%) Intranet
4 1 (0.23%) AMQP
4 1 (0.23%) Broadband
4 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.23%) SSL
4 1 (0.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.57%) Big Data
2 19 (4.34%) SQL Server
3 17 (3.88%) Hadoop
4 11 (2.51%) Data Mining
5 10 (2.28%) MongoDB
6 9 (2.05%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.83%) Apache Hive
7 8 (1.83%) Blockchain
7 8 (1.83%) Power BI
8 7 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.60%) HBase
8 7 (1.60%) Sqoop
9 6 (1.37%) MySQL
10 5 (1.14%) Data Lake
10 5 (1.14%) MS Access
10 5 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.91%) Impala
11 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.68%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 64 (14.61%) Axure RP
2 34 (7.76%) JIRA
3 26 (5.94%) TeamCity
4 22 (5.02%) Git (software)
5 13 (2.97%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 9 (2.05%) Jasmine
6 9 (2.05%) Jenkins
6 9 (2.05%) Mocha
7 5 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.14%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.46%) Android Studio
9 2 (0.46%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.46%) ERwin
9 2 (0.46%) Gradle
9 2 (0.46%) JUnit
9 2 (0.46%) Maven
9 2 (0.46%) Mockito
9 2 (0.46%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.46%) Xcode
General
1 128 (29.22%) Finance
2 42 (9.59%) Banking
3 28 (6.39%) Retail
4 22 (5.02%) Marketing
5 9 (2.05%) Front Office
5 9 (2.05%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.37%) Publishing
6 6 (1.37%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.14%) Electronics
7 5 (1.14%) Games
8 4 (0.91%) Advertising
8 4 (0.91%) Law
8 4 (0.91%) Social Science
9 3 (0.68%) Automotive
9 3 (0.68%) Billing
9 3 (0.68%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.68%) Legal
9 3 (0.68%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.46%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 206 (47.03%) Designer
2 122 (27.85%) UX Designer
3 105 (23.97%) Developer
4 58 (13.24%) Senior Designer
5 57 (13.01%) UI Designer
6 44 (10.05%) Senior Developer
7 31 (7.08%) Senior UX Designer
7 31 (7.08%) UI/UX Designer
8 25 (5.71%) .NET Developer
8 25 (5.71%) Interaction Designer
8 25 (5.71%) Senior .NET Developer
9 21 (4.79%) Data Scientist
10 20 (4.57%) Analyst
11 17 (3.88%) React Developer
12 15 (3.42%) UI Developer
13 13 (2.97%) Architect
14 12 (2.74%) Business Analyst
14 12 (2.74%) Senior UI Designer
15 11 (2.51%) Digital Designer
15 11 (2.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (24.66%) HTML
2 101 (23.06%) CSS
3 39 (8.90%) .NET
4 34 (7.76%) Web Services
5 33 (7.53%) React
6 32 (7.31%) HTML5
7 23 (5.25%) CSS3
8 22 (5.02%) Node.js
9 18 (4.11%) AngularJS
10 12 (2.74%) Ajax
11 11 (2.51%) Kafka
12 10 (2.28%) jQuery
12 10 (2.28%) Vue.js
13 9 (2.05%) REST
13 9 (2.05%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 8 (1.83%) Chai
14 8 (1.83%) Redux
15 7 (1.60%) Natural Language Processing
15 7 (1.60%) RESTful
15 7 (1.60%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 247 (56.39%) User Experience
2 48 (10.96%) Mobile App
3 30 (6.85%) Animation
4 23 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (4.57%) Fintech
6 19 (4.34%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (3.20%) Fixed Income
8 13 (2.97%) Graphic Design
9 12 (2.74%) Management Information System
10 11 (2.51%) Algorithms
10 11 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (2.51%) Equities
10 11 (2.51%) W3C
11 9 (2.05%) 3D Graphics
11 9 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
11 9 (2.05%) Oculus Rift
12 8 (1.83%) Blog
12 8 (1.83%) Social Media
13 7 (1.60%) Digital Media
13 7 (1.60%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 23 (5.25%) Android
2 22 (5.02%) Apple iOS
3 13 (2.97%) Windows
4 8 (1.83%) Linux
5 3 (0.68%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.68%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.46%) Solaris
6 2 (0.46%) Unix
7 1 (0.23%) Android TV
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (49.32%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (27.85%) Wireframes
3 75 (17.12%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 66 (15.07%) Rapid Prototyping
5 53 (12.10%) Analytics
6 48 (10.96%) Problem-Solving
7 47 (10.73%) Usability Testing
8 42 (9.59%) Scrum
9 41 (9.36%) Data Science
10 37 (8.45%) Software Engineering
11 34 (7.76%) Collaborative Working
12 33 (7.53%) Responsive Web Design
12 33 (7.53%) Service Design
13 32 (7.31%) Visualisation
14 31 (7.08%) Front End Development
15 29 (6.62%) E-Commerce
15 29 (6.62%) SDLC
15 29 (6.62%) User Stories
16 28 (6.39%) Machine Learning
17 27 (6.16%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
Programming Languages
1 71 (16.21%) JavaScript
2 70 (15.98%) SQL
3 53 (12.10%) Python
4 50 (11.42%) C#
5 23 (5.25%) R
6 19 (4.34%) Java
7 11 (2.51%) ES6
7 11 (2.51%) VBA
8 8 (1.83%) C++
9 7 (1.60%) MATLAB
9 7 (1.60%) PHP
9 7 (1.60%) Scala
10 5 (1.14%) C
11 4 (0.91%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.91%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.68%) Java 8
12 3 (0.68%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.68%) Perl
12 3 (0.68%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.46%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 60 (13.70%) Degree
2 26 (5.94%) Security Cleared
3 17 (3.88%) PhD
4 16 (3.65%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.37%) CTC Cleared
6 5 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.46%) IIBA
7 2 (0.46%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.23%) CBAP
8 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.23%) ISEB
8 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.23%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (9.59%) QA
2 9 (2.05%) WCAG
3 8 (1.83%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.46%) SLA
5 1 (0.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (1.60%) Apache Flume
2 6 (1.37%) Docker
3 3 (0.68%) SRDF
4 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (0.46%) Ansible
1 2 (0.46%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.23%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (0.23%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.23%) Forum Sentry
2 1 (0.23%) Kibana
2 1 (0.23%) Mesos
2 1 (0.23%) Puppet
2 1 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 51 (11.64%) Adobe
2 27 (6.16%) Sitecore
3 24 (5.48%) Microsoft
4 13 (2.97%) Tableau
5 9 (2.05%) Oracle
6 7 (1.60%) Google
6 7 (1.60%) Hortonworks
7 5 (1.14%) Bloomberg
7 5 (1.14%) FactSet
7 5 (1.14%) GoldenSource
8 4 (0.91%) Cloudera
8 4 (0.91%) Informatica
8 4 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.91%) Teradata
9 3 (0.68%) EMC
9 3 (0.68%) Splunk
10 2 (0.46%) Anaplan
10 2 (0.46%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.46%) SAP
11 1 (0.23%) Nintex