The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 27 March 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 112 -
Contract jobs citing Rapid Prototyping 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - 0.052% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.062% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £49.82 -
% change year-on-year -50.82% -  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1132 1604 1575
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 84.86% 82.85% 85.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 1123 1008
Median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 40
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.46% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £9.12 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £21.50 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Rapid Prototyping
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Rapid Prototyping
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Rapid Prototyping in West Yorkshire

Rapid Prototyping
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Rapid Prototyping.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) User Experience
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (100.00%) Prototyping
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Content Management
3 1 (25.00%) Usability Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) UX Design
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Service Design
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5

Rapid Prototyping
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 1 (25.00%) CMS
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Designer
2 3 (75.00%) UX Designer
3 2 (50.00%) Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (25.00%) Front End Web Designer
4 1 (25.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (25.00%) HTML CSS Designer
4 1 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (25.00%) HTML Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Web Applications Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Web Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Designer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior UX Designer
4 1 (25.00%) UX Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Web Applications Designer
4 1 (25.00%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Web Designer
4 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Prototyping
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) Content Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Design
3 1 (25.00%) Usability Testing
3 1 (25.00%) UX Design
3 1 (25.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe