Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 281 271 248
Rank change year-on-year -10 -23 +48
Contract jobs citing Prototyping 427 428 441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.93% 0.97% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.11% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 317 336
London median daily rate £468 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £342 £313 £313
90th Percentile £625 £650 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.27 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +2.41% +102.06%
10th Percentile £36.25 £40.15 £32.73
90th Percentile £59.75 £46.40 £46.29
England median hourly rate £42.25 £43.64 £38.75
% change year-on-year -3.17% +12.61% +20.66%

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 40,185 38,703 38,496
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.56% 87.74% 87.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,102 27,890 27,823
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £660 £638
England median daily rate £468 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 488 376 374
London median hourly rate £22.46 £23.13 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.88% +10.12% +5.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £54.87 £51.63 £55.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.25 £22.85
% change year-on-year -9.68% +1.77% +4.05%

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 25 September 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Prototyping in London over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 25 September 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 -26 99 £450 -14.29% 35
West London -5 19 £515 +24.10% 30
South London -35 15 £440 -16.19% 5
East London -12 7 £493 -14.35% 17
Prototyping
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 221 (51.76%) User Experience
2 210 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (30.91%) Wireframes
4 120 (28.10%) HTML
5 119 (27.87%) CSS
6 113 (26.46%) Finance
7 88 (20.61%) JavaScript
8 65 (15.22%) SQL
9 60 (14.05%) Axure RP
10 58 (13.58%) Degree
11 57 (13.35%) Rapid Prototyping
12 55 (12.88%) C#
13 53 (12.41%) InVision
14 52 (12.18%) Scrum
15 50 (11.71%) .NET
16 49 (11.48%) Banking
17 48 (11.24%) Adobe
18 47 (11.01%) QA
19 45 (10.54%) Amazon AWS
20 44 (10.30%) Web Services
20 44 (10.30%) Problem-Solving
21 41 (9.60%) Analytics
22 39 (9.13%) Python
23 38 (8.90%) HTML5
23 38 (8.90%) Sitecore
23 38 (8.90%) Mobile App
23 38 (8.90%) User Stories
24 37 (8.67%) Visualisation
24 37 (8.67%) Data Science
25 35 (8.20%) AngularJS

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 13 (3.04%) CMS
2 12 (2.81%) Confluence
3 9 (2.11%) Marvel
4 6 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (1.17%) Umbraco
6 4 (0.94%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.94%) Jupyter
7 3 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.47%) Apache
8 2 (0.47%) Ethereum
8 2 (0.47%) IIS
8 2 (0.47%) nginx
8 2 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.23%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.23%) SAS
9 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 53 (12.41%) InVision
2 31 (7.26%) Photoshop
3 25 (5.85%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (2.81%) OmniGraffle
5 7 (1.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (1.17%) InDesign
7 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
8 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.47%) UXPin
9 1 (0.23%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.23%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.23%) Flinto
9 1 (0.23%) Maya
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.23%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (0.47%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 2 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (0.23%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 45 (10.54%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (7.49%) Amazon EC2
3 26 (6.09%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 19 (4.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.41%) npm
6 4 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.94%) Serverless
7 3 (0.70%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.70%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 3 (0.70%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 2 (0.47%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.47%) GitHub
8 2 (0.47%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.47%) Office 365
9 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.23%) Dialogflow
9 1 (0.23%) Google Play
9 1 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.11%) HTTP
2 7 (1.64%) Intranet
3 3 (0.70%) Ethernet
3 3 (0.70%) Firewall
3 3 (0.70%) Internet
4 1 (0.23%) Broadband
4 1 (0.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.22%) Big Data
2 13 (3.04%) Hadoop
3 11 (2.58%) NoSQL
4 9 (2.11%) Data Mining
5 8 (1.87%) MongoDB
5 8 (1.87%) SQL Server
6 6 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (1.41%) HBase
6 6 (1.41%) Sqoop
7 5 (1.17%) Apache Hive
7 5 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.94%) Blockchain
8 4 (0.94%) Data Lake
8 4 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.94%) Power BI
8 4 (0.94%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.70%) Impala
9 3 (0.70%) OLTP
9 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 60 (14.05%) Axure RP
2 34 (7.96%) JIRA
3 33 (7.73%) TeamCity
4 24 (5.62%) Git (software)
5 12 (2.81%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 10 (2.34%) Jasmine
7 8 (1.87%) Jenkins
8 7 (1.64%) Grunt
8 7 (1.64%) gulp
8 7 (1.64%) webpack
9 6 (1.41%) Maven
9 6 (1.41%) Mocha
10 5 (1.17%) PhantomJS
11 4 (0.94%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.70%) Subversion
13 2 (0.47%) Android Studio
13 2 (0.47%) Gradle
13 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.47%) Xcode
14 1 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 113 (26.46%) Finance
2 49 (11.48%) Banking
3 28 (6.56%) Marketing
4 24 (5.62%) Retail
5 13 (3.04%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.34%) Games
7 9 (2.11%) Publishing
8 8 (1.87%) Advertising
8 8 (1.87%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.41%) Law
10 4 (0.94%) Legal
10 4 (0.94%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.94%) Social Science
11 3 (0.70%) Front Office
12 2 (0.47%) Billing
12 2 (0.47%) Electronics
12 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.47%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 177 (41.45%) Designer
2 123 (28.81%) Developer
3 110 (25.76%) UX Designer
4 49 (11.48%) Senior Developer
4 49 (11.48%) UI Designer
5 40 (9.37%) Senior Designer
6 37 (8.67%) .NET Developer
7 31 (7.26%) UI/UX Designer
8 30 (7.03%) Analyst
8 30 (7.03%) Senior .NET Developer
9 28 (6.56%) Business Analyst
10 19 (4.45%) Data Scientist
10 19 (4.45%) JavaScript Developer
11 18 (4.22%) Interaction Designer
12 17 (3.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 17 (3.98%) React Developer
13 16 (3.75%) Architect
13 16 (3.75%) C# Developer
13 16 (3.75%) Senior UX Designer
13 16 (3.75%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (28.10%) HTML
2 119 (27.87%) CSS
3 50 (11.71%) .NET
4 44 (10.30%) Web Services
5 38 (8.90%) HTML5
6 35 (8.20%) AngularJS
7 28 (6.56%) React
8 27 (6.32%) CSS3
9 22 (5.15%) Node.js
10 17 (3.98%) Sass
11 15 (3.51%) Vue.js
12 13 (3.04%) Ajax
13 12 (2.81%) Redux
14 11 (2.58%) jQuery
14 11 (2.58%) RESTful
15 10 (2.34%) REST
16 9 (2.11%) Kafka
16 9 (2.11%) Spring
17 8 (1.87%) Natural Language Processing
18 6 (1.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 221 (51.76%) User Experience
2 38 (8.90%) Mobile App
3 25 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.45%) Computer Science
5 18 (4.22%) Self-Motivation
6 17 (3.98%) Fintech
7 16 (3.75%) Algorithms
8 14 (3.28%) Graphic Design
9 12 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (2.58%) W3C
11 10 (2.34%) Animation
11 10 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
12 9 (2.11%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.64%) Blog
13 7 (1.64%) Data Structures
13 7 (1.64%) Fixed Income
14 6 (1.41%) Over-the-Top Content
15 5 (1.17%) Equities
16 4 (0.94%) Digital Media
16 4 (0.94%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 16 (3.75%) Android
1 16 (3.75%) Apple iOS
2 10 (2.34%) Windows
3 3 (0.70%) Windows 10
3 3 (0.70%) Windows 7
3 3 (0.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (30.91%) Wireframes
3 57 (13.35%) Rapid Prototyping
4 52 (12.18%) Scrum
5 44 (10.30%) Problem-Solving
6 41 (9.60%) Analytics
7 38 (8.90%) User Stories
8 37 (8.67%) Data Science
8 37 (8.67%) Visualisation
9 34 (7.96%) Front End Development
9 34 (7.96%) SDLC
10 32 (7.49%) Due Diligence
11 31 (7.26%) Responsive Web Design
11 31 (7.26%) Service Design
12 29 (6.79%) Machine Learning
13 28 (6.56%) Usability Testing
14 26 (6.09%) Business Analysis
14 26 (6.09%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
14 26 (6.09%) Information Architecture
15 24 (5.62%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
Programming Languages
1 88 (20.61%) JavaScript
2 65 (15.22%) SQL
3 55 (12.88%) C#
4 39 (9.13%) Python
5 21 (4.92%) R
6 18 (4.22%) Java
7 15 (3.51%) ES6
8 7 (1.64%) MATLAB
9 6 (1.41%) PHP
9 6 (1.41%) Scala
9 6 (1.41%) TypeScript
10 5 (1.17%) C++
11 4 (0.94%) Java 8
12 3 (0.70%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.70%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.70%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.47%) Clojure
13 2 (0.47%) Ruby
13 2 (0.47%) VBA
13 2 (0.47%) XAML
Qualifications
1 58 (13.58%) Degree
2 30 (7.03%) Security Cleared
3 19 (4.45%) SC Cleared
4 14 (3.28%) PhD
5 8 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.41%) CTC Cleared
6 6 (1.41%) ISEB
7 2 (0.47%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.47%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.23%) CBAP
8 1 (0.23%) CCA
8 1 (0.23%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.23%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (11.01%) QA
2 7 (1.64%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.17%) WCAG
4 3 (0.70%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 3 (0.70%) GAMP
5 2 (0.47%) GDPR
5 2 (0.47%) PSD2
6 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (2.58%) Docker
2 6 (1.41%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.70%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.70%) ISA Server
3 3 (0.70%) SRDF
4 1 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 6 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.94%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.70%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (0.47%) Ansible
5 1 (0.23%) CA Service Virtualization
5 1 (0.23%) Kibana
5 1 (0.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 48 (11.24%) Adobe
2 38 (8.90%) Sitecore
3 8 (1.87%) Microsoft
3 8 (1.87%) Oracle
4 6 (1.41%) Hortonworks
4 6 (1.41%) SAP
5 5 (1.17%) CA Agile Central
6 4 (0.94%) Google
6 4 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (0.94%) Tableau
7 3 (0.70%) Bloomberg
7 3 (0.70%) Cloudera
7 3 (0.70%) EMC
7 3 (0.70%) Informatica
7 3 (0.70%) Teradata
8 2 (0.47%) Anaplan
8 2 (0.47%) FactSet
8 2 (0.47%) Omniture
8 2 (0.47%) Sybase
9 1 (0.23%) ATG