Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 February 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
England > London
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 516 523 521
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2 -8
Contract jobs citing Rapid Prototyping 117 69 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 49 31
London median daily rate £475 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% +21.62%
10th Percentile £325 £288 £375
90th Percentile £565 £496 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £17.01 -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £24.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year +73.47% -44.32% +95.56%

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 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 40,679 35,489 37,891
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.67% 85.89% 85.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,675 25,534 27,150
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £644
England median daily rate £455 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 476 408 459
London median hourly rate £23.19 £24.75 £19.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.31% +24.28% +4.82%
10th Percentile £13.88 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.88 £50.20
England median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.76% +5.26% +16.74%

Rapid Prototyping
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Rapid Prototyping in London

Rapid Prototyping
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Rapid Prototyping in London

Rapid Prototyping
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Rapid Prototyping in London over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Rapid Prototyping in London

Rapid Prototyping
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Rapid Prototyping in London

Rapid 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 Rapid Prototyping within the London region over the 6 months to 23 February 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 -14 20 £450 -2.70% 8
South London -43 2 £525 +47.37%
West London -40 1 £400 -5.88% 4
Rapid Prototyping
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Rapid 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 Rapid Prototyping.

1 86 (73.50%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (70.94%) Prototyping
3 70 (59.83%) User Experience
4 42 (35.90%) Mobile App
5 40 (34.19%) Wireframes
5 40 (34.19%) CSS
6 32 (27.35%) HTML
7 28 (23.93%) Front End Development
8 27 (23.08%) Finance
9 22 (18.80%) User Stories
10 20 (17.09%) JavaScript
10 20 (17.09%) Web Services
11 18 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
11 18 (15.38%) Data Science
12 17 (14.53%) InVision
12 17 (14.53%) Open Source
13 15 (12.82%) Scrum
14 14 (11.97%) Photoshop
14 14 (11.97%) TDD
14 14 (11.97%) Animation
14 14 (11.97%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
15 13 (11.11%) Marvel
15 13 (11.11%) QA
16 12 (10.26%) DevOps
16 12 (10.26%) Mentoring
17 11 (9.40%) Iconography
17 11 (9.40%) Blog
17 11 (9.40%) Web Development
17 11 (9.40%) ETL
17 11 (9.40%) Validation

Rapid 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 (11.11%) Marvel
2 4 (3.42%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.71%) CMS
4 2 (1.71%) Joomla!
Applications
1 17 (14.53%) InVision
2 14 (11.97%) Photoshop
3 5 (4.27%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (2.56%) 3ds Max
4 3 (2.56%) Maya
5 1 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.85%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.85%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.42%) SaaS
4 3 (2.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 3 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.71%) Cloudflare
5 2 (1.71%) Heroku
6 1 (0.85%) IaaS
6 1 (0.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.98%) Big Data
2 4 (3.42%) Amazon Redshift
2 4 (3.42%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.71%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (8.55%) Axure RP
2 9 (7.69%) Grunt
2 9 (7.69%) gulp
2 9 (7.69%) Jasmine
2 9 (7.69%) PhantomJS
2 9 (7.69%) webpack
3 4 (3.42%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (1.71%) ProtoShare
5 2 (1.71%) Xcode
General
1 27 (23.08%) Finance
2 7 (5.98%) Games
2 7 (5.98%) Legal
3 6 (5.13%) Retail
4 5 (4.27%) Marketing
5 3 (2.56%) Banking
5 3 (2.56%) Publishing
6 2 (1.71%) German Language
7 1 (0.85%) Front Office
7 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Law
7 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (52.14%) Designer
2 38 (32.48%) UX Designer
3 23 (19.66%) Developer
4 20 (17.09%) UI Designer
5 18 (15.38%) Digital Designer
6 16 (13.68%) Architect
7 12 (10.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 10 (8.55%) Digital Architect
9 7 (5.98%) Analyst
9 7 (5.98%) React Developer
10 6 (5.13%) Business Analyst
10 6 (5.13%) Digital Analyst
10 6 (5.13%) Digital UX Designer
10 6 (5.13%) Senior Designer
11 5 (4.27%) Digital Business Analyst
11 5 (4.27%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (4.27%) Technical Architect
11 5 (4.27%) UI/UX Designer
12 4 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (3.42%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (34.19%) CSS
2 32 (27.35%) HTML
3 20 (17.09%) Web Services
4 9 (7.69%) Jest
4 9 (7.69%) Sass
5 8 (6.84%) LESS
5 8 (6.84%) React
6 7 (5.98%) HTML5
6 7 (5.98%) jQuery
6 7 (5.98%) Redux
7 6 (5.13%) AngularJS
8 5 (4.27%) CSS3
8 5 (4.27%) Node.js
9 4 (3.42%) React Native
9 4 (3.42%) Velocity
9 4 (3.42%) Vue (Vue.js)
10 3 (2.56%) Express
10 3 (2.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 2 (1.71%) PhoneGap
11 2 (1.71%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 70 (59.83%) User Experience
2 42 (35.90%) Mobile App
3 14 (11.97%) Animation
4 11 (9.40%) Blog
5 9 (7.69%) Algorithms
5 9 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (7.69%) Data Structures
6 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.42%) Graphic Design
6 4 (3.42%) Social Media
7 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.71%) Social Network
8 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.85%) Fintech
8 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.85%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.84%) Android
1 8 (6.84%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (73.50%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (70.94%) Prototyping
3 40 (34.19%) Wireframes
4 28 (23.93%) Front End Development
5 22 (18.80%) User Stories
6 18 (15.38%) Data Science
7 17 (14.53%) Open Source
8 15 (12.82%) Scrum
9 14 (11.97%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
9 14 (11.97%) TDD
10 12 (10.26%) DevOps
10 12 (10.26%) Mentoring
11 11 (9.40%) ETL
11 11 (9.40%) Iconography
11 11 (9.40%) Validation
11 11 (9.40%) Web Development
12 10 (8.55%) Customer-Centricity
12 10 (8.55%) Machine Learning
13 9 (7.69%) Analytics
13 9 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.09%) JavaScript
2 10 (8.55%) SQL
3 5 (4.27%) Python
4 4 (3.42%) ES6
4 4 (3.42%) R
5 3 (2.56%) C#
5 3 (2.56%) ES7
6 2 (1.71%) PHP
6 2 (1.71%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (8.55%) Degree
2 8 (6.84%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.71%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.85%) GCP
System Software
1 9 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (5.13%) Adobe
2 4 (3.42%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (3.42%) Tableau
3 2 (1.71%) Capita
3 2 (1.71%) Google
3 2 (1.71%) Oracle