The first table below looks at the demand for Balsamiq Mockups skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Balsamiq Mockups over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Balsamiq Mockups
Rank 187 217 -
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -
Contract jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.087% 0.042% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.63% 0.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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of your Daily Rate
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£275 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £231 £350
% change year-on-year
+29.72% -33.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
788 818 803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.68% 11.54% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 611 606
Average daily rate £450 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +26.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -0.66%
Balsamiq Mockups
London

Balsamiq Mockups
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Balsamiq Mockups Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Balsamiq Mockups
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups across the City of London region.

Balsamiq Mockups Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Balsamiq Mockups
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Balsamiq Mockups also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Balsamiq Mockups.

1 9 (90.00%) Photoshop
2 7 (70.00%) Axure RP
3 5 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (50.00%) Information Architecture
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) XAML
5 3 (30.00%) Infragistics
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) WPF
5 3 (30.00%) Silverlight
5 3 (30.00%) Usability Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Blend
5 3 (30.00%) User Experience Design
5 3 (30.00%) Visualisation
5 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (20.00%) Big Data
6 2 (20.00%) HTML5
6 2 (20.00%) InDesign
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) Adobe
7 1 (10.00%) Scrum
7 1 (10.00%) XML
7 1 (10.00%) Linux
7 1 (10.00%) Python
7 1 (10.00%) Java
7 1 (10.00%) SQL
7 1 (10.00%) .NET
7 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (10.00%) TDD

Balsamiq Mockups
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Balsamiq Mockups also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Balsamiq Mockups. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Photoshop
2 5 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (20.00%) InDesign
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Axure RP
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Blend
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Designer
2 7 (70.00%) UI Designer
3 3 (30.00%) Photoshop Designer
4 2 (20.00%) User Experience Designer
4 2 (20.00%) Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Interface Designer
5 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Web Designer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Photoshop Designer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Designer
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior UI Designer
5 1 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) WPF
2 3 (30.00%) Silverlight
3 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) Ajax
4 1 (10.00%) NHibernate
4 1 (10.00%) Django
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) CSS3
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Information Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Usability Testing
2 3 (30.00%) User Experience Design
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) Use Case
3 1 (10.00%) MVVM
3 1 (10.00%) BDD
3 1 (10.00%) Market Research
3 1 (10.00%) Product Management
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Kanban
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) XAML
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Infragistics
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Adobe