Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 2017 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
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 242 244 301
Rank change year-on-year +2 +57 +11
Contract jobs citing Prototyping 500 485 347
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.05% 1.09% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.26% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 332 229
London median daily rate £455 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% -5.56% +8.43%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £274
90th Percentile £650 £575 £565
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
London median hourly rate £55.00 £42.25 £20.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.18% +102.06% -40.26%
10th Percentile £52.50 £32.73 £18.26
90th Percentile £57.50 £46.29 £22.37
England median hourly rate £44.50 £38.75 £47.00
% change year-on-year +14.84% -17.55% +34.29%

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 41226 38432 39044
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.80% 86.26% 84.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 30036 27494 27882
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £288
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 424 472
London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.29 £12.18 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.88 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.44 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.29% +11.09% +15.79%

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 15 December 2017.

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 15 December 2017. 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 0 93 £525 +23.53% 22
South London -6 35 £500 +33.33% 2
West London -24 14 £418 +28.46%
East London -17 1 - - 3
Prototyping
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 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 London region with a requirement for Prototyping.

1 286 (57.20%) User Experience
2 271 (54.20%) Agile Software Development
3 192 (38.40%) HTML
4 181 (36.20%) CSS
5 161 (32.20%) Wireframes
6 113 (22.60%) JavaScript
7 106 (21.20%) Finance
8 95 (19.00%) Axure RP
9 74 (14.80%) Rapid Prototyping
10 70 (14.00%) Mobile App
11 63 (12.60%) Python
12 61 (12.20%) InVision
12 61 (12.20%) Service Design
13 55 (11.00%) HTML5
13 55 (11.00%) Front End Development
14 54 (10.80%) Scrum
15 53 (10.60%) User Stories
16 52 (10.40%) SQL
17 51 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
18 48 (9.60%) Adobe
19 47 (9.40%) TDD
19 47 (9.40%) Security Cleared
19 47 (9.40%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
20 46 (9.20%) Analytics
21 45 (9.00%) CSS3
22 43 (8.60%) Banking
23 42 (8.40%) Amazon AWS
24 41 (8.20%) Visualisation
24 41 (8.20%) Web Services
24 41 (8.20%) Photoshop

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 19 (3.80%) Marvel
2 11 (2.20%) Apache Spark
3 10 (2.00%) Drupal
4 9 (1.80%) CMS
4 9 (1.80%) Confluence
5 6 (1.20%) SAS
6 5 (1.00%) Apache
6 5 (1.00%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.60%) IIS
8 3 (0.60%) JBoss
9 2 (0.40%) GemFire
9 2 (0.40%) Mule
10 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.20%) nginx
Applications
1 61 (12.20%) InVision
2 41 (8.20%) Photoshop
3 17 (3.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (3.40%) OmniGraffle
4 7 (1.40%) Flinto
5 5 (1.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.80%) Adobe After Effects
6 4 (0.80%) InDesign
6 4 (0.80%) UXPin
7 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
8 2 (0.40%) 3ds Max
8 2 (0.40%) Maya
8 2 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.20%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
9 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.80%) Workday HCM
2 3 (0.60%) BigMachines
2 3 (0.60%) ION MarketView
2 3 (0.60%) RMDS
3 2 (0.40%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 42 (8.40%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (5.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (1.60%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 8 (1.60%) IaaS
5 6 (1.20%) PaaS
6 5 (1.00%) GitHub
7 4 (0.80%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 3 (0.60%) CloudBees
8 3 (0.60%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.60%) SaaS
9 2 (0.40%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.40%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.40%) Office 365
9 2 (0.40%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 2 (0.40%) Serverless
10 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.00%) Internet
2 7 (1.40%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.20%) Ethernet
3 6 (1.20%) LAN
4 4 (0.80%) Firewall
4 4 (0.80%) SMS
5 2 (0.40%) DNS
6 1 (0.20%) HTTP
6 1 (0.20%) SSL
6 1 (0.20%) VPN
6 1 (0.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (4.40%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 19 (3.80%) Big Data
3 19 (3.80%) MySQL
4 18 (3.60%) RDBMS
5 17 (3.40%) Hadoop
6 16 (3.20%) NoSQL
6 16 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (2.80%) Oracle Database
8 9 (1.80%) Data Mining
9 8 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.20%) Amazon Redshift
11 5 (1.00%) Blockchain
12 4 (0.80%) BigQuery
13 3 (0.60%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.60%) HBase
13 3 (0.60%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.60%) QlikView
14 2 (0.40%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 2 (0.40%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 95 (19.00%) Axure RP
2 38 (7.60%) Git (software)
3 15 (3.00%) JIRA
4 12 (2.40%) webpack
5 10 (2.00%) Jasmine
6 9 (1.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 9 (1.80%) Grunt
6 9 (1.80%) Jenkins
7 8 (1.60%) gulp
8 7 (1.40%) PhantomJS
9 5 (1.00%) Mocha
9 5 (1.00%) Selenium
10 4 (0.80%) Dreamweaver
11 3 (0.60%) IBM UrbanCode
11 3 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (0.60%) ProtoShare
12 2 (0.40%) Capybara
12 2 (0.40%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.40%) QUnit
12 2 (0.40%) SonarQube
General
1 106 (21.20%) Finance
2 43 (8.60%) Banking
3 38 (7.60%) Retail
4 21 (4.20%) Publishing
5 16 (3.20%) Marketing
6 14 (2.80%) Games
6 14 (2.80%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.00%) Front Office
8 7 (1.40%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.00%) Advertising
9 5 (1.00%) Electronics
9 5 (1.00%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.00%) Law
9 5 (1.00%) Legal
10 4 (0.80%) Billing
11 3 (0.60%) Local Government
11 3 (0.60%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.40%) Automotive
12 2 (0.40%) German Language
13 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 254 (50.80%) Designer
2 178 (35.60%) UX Designer
3 98 (19.60%) Developer
4 57 (11.40%) UI Designer
5 42 (8.40%) Interaction Designer
6 38 (7.60%) Architect
7 36 (7.20%) Analyst
8 34 (6.80%) Senior Designer
9 30 (6.00%) Senior UX Designer
9 30 (6.00%) UI/UX Designer
10 25 (5.00%) Digital Designer
11 24 (4.80%) Senior Developer
12 19 (3.80%) Business Analyst
12 19 (3.80%) Java Developer
13 17 (3.40%) Python Developer
14 16 (3.20%) Senior Interaction Designer
14 16 (3.20%) User Experience Architect
15 15 (3.00%) Mobile Designer
16 14 (2.80%) Digital UX Designer
16 14 (2.80%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (38.40%) HTML
2 181 (36.20%) CSS
3 55 (11.00%) HTML5
4 45 (9.00%) CSS3
5 41 (8.20%) Web Services
6 33 (6.60%) AngularJS
7 26 (5.20%) jQuery
8 25 (5.00%) RESTful
9 23 (4.60%) Sass
10 22 (4.40%) REST
11 17 (3.40%) Ajax
12 15 (3.00%) Flask
13 14 (2.80%) .NET
13 14 (2.80%) React
13 14 (2.80%) SAML
14 12 (2.40%) Highcharts JS
14 12 (2.40%) OAuth2
14 12 (2.40%) Swagger
14 12 (2.40%) WSDL
15 11 (2.20%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 286 (57.20%) User Experience
2 70 (14.00%) Mobile App
3 51 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
5 19 (3.80%) Computer Science
6 15 (3.00%) Algorithms
7 14 (2.80%) Data Structures
7 14 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (2.60%) Fintech
9 12 (2.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 11 (2.20%) Animation
10 11 (2.20%) Virtual Team
11 9 (1.80%) Graphic Design
12 7 (1.40%) Derivative
12 7 (1.40%) Fixed Income
13 6 (1.20%) Credit Risk
13 6 (1.20%) Management Information System
14 5 (1.00%) Public Cloud
15 4 (0.80%) Digital Media
15 4 (0.80%) Music Streaming
Operating Systems
1 33 (6.60%) Apple iOS
2 26 (5.20%) Android
3 13 (2.60%) Linux
4 12 (2.40%) Windows
5 5 (1.00%) Unix
5 5 (1.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.20%) Mesosphere
7 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (54.20%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (32.20%) Wireframes
3 74 (14.80%) Rapid Prototyping
4 61 (12.20%) Service Design
5 55 (11.00%) Front End Development
6 54 (10.80%) Scrum
7 53 (10.60%) User Stories
8 47 (9.40%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
8 47 (9.40%) TDD
9 46 (9.20%) Analytics
10 41 (8.20%) Visualisation
11 39 (7.80%) Responsive Web Design
12 38 (7.60%) Usability Testing
13 36 (7.20%) Validation
13 36 (7.20%) Web Design
14 33 (6.60%) BDD
14 33 (6.60%) E-Commerce
15 30 (6.00%) Data Modelling
15 30 (6.00%) DevOps
16 27 (5.40%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 113 (22.60%) JavaScript
2 63 (12.60%) Python
3 52 (10.40%) SQL
4 36 (7.20%) Java
5 14 (2.80%) PHP
6 12 (2.40%) C#
7 10 (2.00%) C++
8 8 (1.60%) R
9 7 (1.40%) C
9 7 (1.40%) Perl
9 7 (1.40%) Ruby
10 6 (1.20%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.60%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.60%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.40%) ES6
12 2 (0.40%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.40%) VB
13 1 (0.20%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.20%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (9.40%) Security Cleared
2 37 (7.40%) Degree
3 36 (7.20%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.40%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (0.80%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.80%) PhD
6 3 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.60%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.60%) PMP
7 2 (0.40%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.20%) MCSA
8 1 (0.20%) MCSE
8 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.60%) QA
2 7 (1.40%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.00%) GCP
4 4 (0.80%) GDPR
5 3 (0.60%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 3 (0.60%) GAMP
6 2 (0.40%) COREP
6 2 (0.40%) FINREP
6 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.20%) Basel III
7 1 (0.20%) MiFID
7 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (4.20%) Docker
2 6 (1.20%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.60%) Firmware
3 3 (0.60%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.40%) Ansible
2 7 (1.40%) Kubernetes
3 6 (1.20%) Terraform
4 3 (0.60%) Thomson Reuters DACS
5 1 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.20%) MOM
5 1 (0.20%) Puppet
5 1 (0.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (9.60%) Adobe
2 28 (5.60%) Oracle
3 12 (2.40%) WSO2
4 11 (2.20%) Tableau
5 10 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (1.80%) SAP
7 8 (1.60%) Google
7 8 (1.60%) Omniture
8 6 (1.20%) Apple
8 6 (1.20%) MicroStrategy
8 6 (1.20%) Sybase
9 5 (1.00%) Workday
10 4 (0.80%) TIBCO
11 3 (0.60%) Capita
11 3 (0.60%) Informatica
11 3 (0.60%) ION Trading
11 3 (0.60%) Microsoft
11 3 (0.60%) Siebel
12 2 (0.40%) ATG
12 2 (0.40%) Telerik