The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 3 months to 22 June 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.

Rapid Prototyping
England / South East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 258 267
Rank change year-on-year +34 +9  
Contract jobs citing Rapid Prototyping 26 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.14% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.18% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 0
Median daily rate £449 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £313 £468
% change year-on-year +28.00% -33.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -25.45% -31.25%  

Rapid Prototyping is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6447 7396 7617
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 82.98% 81.98% 80.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3769 4529 4403
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 233 274 265
Median hourly rate £31.00 £30.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.81% +18.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Rapid Prototyping
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Rapid Prototyping as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Rapid Prototyping in the South East

Rapid Prototyping
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Rapid Prototyping in the South East

Rapid Prototyping
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Rapid Prototyping in the South East over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Rapid Prototyping in the South East

Rapid Prototyping
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Rapid Prototyping in the South East

Rapid Prototyping
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 14 - -
West Sussex +10 5 £449 +49.66%
East Sussex - 4 £475 -
Kent - 2 £300 -
Surrey - 1 £275 - 3
Rapid Prototyping
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Rapid 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 South East region with a requirement for Rapid Prototyping.

1 46 (100.00%) Prototyping
2 43 (93.48%) User Experience
3 33 (71.74%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (45.65%) Information Architecture
4 21 (45.65%) EXTOL
4 21 (45.65%) Wireframes
5 18 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (39.13%) HTML
5 18 (39.13%) CSS
6 16 (34.78%) Web Design
7 14 (30.43%) Telecoms
7 14 (30.43%) Mobile App
8 12 (26.09%) Front End Development
9 8 (17.39%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 6 (13.04%) Degree
10 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
10 6 (13.04%) Service Design
11 4 (8.70%) OO
11 4 (8.70%) Node.js
11 4 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (8.70%) AngularJS
11 4 (8.70%) Open Source
11 4 (8.70%) RESTful
12 3 (6.52%) Automotive
13 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (4.35%) CMS
13 2 (4.35%) Scrum
13 2 (4.35%) Linux
13 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (4.35%) PHP

Rapid Prototyping
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) CATIA
1 1 (2.17%) Solid Edge
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Big Data
1 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Gradle
1 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.52%) Automotive
3 2 (4.35%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 35 (76.09%) Designer
1 35 (76.09%) UX Designer
2 7 (15.22%) Interaction Designer
2 7 (15.22%) User Experience Researcher
3 5 (10.87%) Developer
4 4 (8.70%) UI Designer
4 4 (8.70%) UI/UX Designer
4 4 (8.70%) User Researcher
5 2 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (4.35%) PHP Developer
5 2 (4.35%) Prototyper
5 2 (4.35%) UI Prototyper
5 2 (4.35%) UI/UX Prototyper
5 2 (4.35%) UX Prototyper
6 1 (2.17%) Design Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Digital Designer
6 1 (2.17%) Mechanical Design Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (2.17%) UI Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (39.13%) CSS
1 18 (39.13%) HTML
2 4 (8.70%) AngularJS
2 4 (8.70%) Node.js
2 4 (8.70%) RESTful
3 2 (4.35%) CSS3
3 2 (4.35%) HTML5
3 2 (4.35%) jQuery
3 2 (4.35%) JSON
3 2 (4.35%) Laravel
3 2 (4.35%) React
3 2 (4.35%) Symfony
3 2 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.17%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 43 (93.48%) User Experience
2 18 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (30.43%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) Prototyping
2 33 (71.74%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (45.65%) Information Architecture
3 21 (45.65%) Wireframes
4 16 (34.78%) Web Design
5 12 (26.09%) Front End Development
6 8 (17.39%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 6 (13.04%) Service Design
8 4 (8.70%) OO
8 4 (8.70%) Open Source
8 4 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (4.35%) Continuous Deployment
9 2 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.35%) Data Analysis
9 2 (4.35%) OO PHP
9 2 (4.35%) Scrum
9 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.35%) TDD
9 2 (4.35%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.35%) Java
2 2 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
Vendors
1 21 (45.65%) EXTOL
2 2 (4.35%) ServiceNow
2 2 (4.35%) Zend
3 1 (2.17%) EMC
3 1 (2.17%) SAP