Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 537 478 505
Rank change year-on-year -59 +27 +21
Contract jobs citing Rapid Prototyping 96 86 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.25% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 73 62
London median daily rate £500 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £375 £329 £350
90th Percentile £564 £550 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £17.01 -
England median hourly rate £50.50 £20.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year +146.34% -42.66% +43.37%

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 39,800 33,989 37,267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.25% 86.44% 85.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,779 24,391 26,944
London median daily rate £500 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 550 378 402
London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.05% +9.49%
10th Percentile £13.98 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.60 £52.50 £51.65
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year -12.00% +7.76% +8.41%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 -36 19 £500 +0.50% 3
West London -36 1 £400 - 4
South London -51 1 £525 +5.00%
Rapid Prototyping
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 74 (77.08%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (71.88%) Prototyping
3 58 (60.42%) User Experience
4 40 (41.67%) CSS
4 40 (41.67%) Wireframes
5 36 (37.50%) Mobile App
6 34 (35.42%) HTML
7 30 (31.25%) Front End Development
8 25 (26.04%) JavaScript
9 20 (20.83%) Sass
10 18 (18.75%) Finance
11 17 (17.71%) Web Services
11 17 (17.71%) Amazon AWS
11 17 (17.71%) Machine Learning
11 17 (17.71%) InVision
12 16 (16.67%) Data Science
12 16 (16.67%) AngularJS
12 16 (16.67%) Adobe
13 15 (15.63%) Photoshop
13 15 (15.63%) webpack
13 15 (15.63%) gulp
13 15 (15.63%) Grunt
13 15 (15.63%) Redux
14 14 (14.58%) Validation
14 14 (14.58%) Scrum
15 13 (13.54%) Games
15 13 (13.54%) Continuous Deployment
15 13 (13.54%) Jest
15 13 (13.54%) Opscode Chef
15 13 (13.54%) PhantomJS

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 9 (9.38%) Marvel
2 5 (5.21%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.04%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.04%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (17.71%) InVision
2 15 (15.63%) Photoshop
3 5 (5.21%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (4.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (4.17%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (3.13%) 3ds Max
5 3 (3.13%) Maya
6 2 (2.08%) UXPin
7 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.71%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.08%) Cloudflare
4 2 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.08%) Heroku
4 2 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.25%) Big Data
2 5 (5.21%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 15 (15.63%) Grunt
1 15 (15.63%) gulp
1 15 (15.63%) webpack
2 13 (13.54%) Jasmine
2 13 (13.54%) PhantomJS
3 9 (9.38%) Axure RP
4 7 (7.29%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (2.08%) Subversion
7 1 (1.04%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (1.04%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.04%) Gradle
7 1 (1.04%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.04%) Maven
7 1 (1.04%) ProtoShare
General
1 18 (18.75%) Finance
2 13 (13.54%) Games
3 5 (5.21%) Marketing
4 4 (4.17%) Retail
5 3 (3.13%) Advertising
5 3 (3.13%) Publishing
6 2 (2.08%) Banking
7 1 (1.04%) Front Office
7 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (53.13%) Designer
2 33 (34.38%) UX Designer
3 31 (32.29%) Developer
4 19 (19.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 18 (18.75%) UI Designer
6 15 (15.63%) Digital Designer
7 9 (9.38%) UI Developer
8 8 (8.33%) UI/UX Designer
9 7 (7.29%) Digital UX Designer
9 7 (7.29%) User Researcher
10 6 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (6.25%) React Developer
10 6 (6.25%) Web Designer
11 5 (5.21%) Data Scientist
11 5 (5.21%) UI/UX Developer
11 5 (5.21%) UX Developer
12 4 (4.17%) Senior Designer
12 4 (4.17%) Senior UX Designer
13 3 (3.13%) Consultant
13 3 (3.13%) Interaction Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (41.67%) CSS
2 34 (35.42%) HTML
3 20 (20.83%) Sass
4 17 (17.71%) Web Services
5 16 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 15 (15.63%) Redux
7 13 (13.54%) Jest
8 10 (10.42%) CSS3
8 10 (10.42%) HTML5
8 10 (10.42%) LESS
9 9 (9.38%) jQuery
9 9 (9.38%) Vue (Vue.js)
10 6 (6.25%) React
11 5 (5.21%) JSON
11 5 (5.21%) Velocity
12 4 (4.17%) Node.js
12 4 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (3.13%) React Native
13 3 (3.13%) RESTful
13 3 (3.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 58 (60.42%) User Experience
2 36 (37.50%) Mobile App
3 13 (13.54%) Algorithms
3 13 (13.54%) Data Structures
4 11 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (11.46%) Animation
5 6 (6.25%) Blog
5 6 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (5.21%) Computer Science
6 5 (5.21%) Graphic Design
7 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.08%) Social Media
8 1 (1.04%) Digital Wallet
8 1 (1.04%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.04%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.08%) Android
1 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (77.08%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (71.88%) Prototyping
3 40 (41.67%) Wireframes
4 30 (31.25%) Front End Development
5 17 (17.71%) Machine Learning
6 16 (16.67%) Data Science
7 14 (14.58%) Scrum
7 14 (14.58%) Validation
8 13 (13.54%) Build Automation
8 13 (13.54%) Continuous Deployment
9 12 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (12.50%) Typography
10 11 (11.46%) Artificial Intelligence
11 10 (10.42%) Analytics
11 10 (10.42%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
11 10 (10.42%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
11 10 (10.42%) TDD
12 9 (9.38%) E-Commerce
12 9 (9.38%) User Stories
13 8 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.04%) JavaScript
2 9 (9.38%) ES6
3 6 (6.25%) Python
3 6 (6.25%) SQL
4 5 (5.21%) R
5 3 (3.13%) C#
6 2 (2.08%) ES7
6 2 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (7.29%) Degree
2 2 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.08%) Master's Degree
2 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.08%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (1.04%) CCA
3 1 (1.04%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (13.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (13.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (16.67%) Adobe
2 4 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle
4 2 (2.08%) Google
5 1 (1.04%) ATG
5 1 (1.04%) Tableau