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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Balsamiq Mockups
Rank 208 190 220
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +30
Contract jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups 7 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.24% 0.012%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.78% 1.95% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 1
Average daily rate £538 £433 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.27% +44.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
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
898 770 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.55% 12.20% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 610 487
Average daily rate £425 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Average hourly rate £58.75 £56.25 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +52.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £49.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.75 £60.00 £40.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
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 16 April 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 10 (76.92%) Photoshop
2 7 (53.85%) Axure RP
3 5 (38.46%) Information Architecture
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
5 3 (23.08%) Usability Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Blend
5 3 (23.08%) XAML
5 3 (23.08%) ISEB
5 3 (23.08%) PRINCE
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
5 3 (23.08%) HTML
5 3 (23.08%) Infragistics
5 3 (23.08%) Spanish Language
5 3 (23.08%) WPF
5 3 (23.08%) Silverlight
5 3 (23.08%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Use Case
6 2 (15.38%) Banking
6 2 (15.38%) InDesign
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) Adobe
7 1 (7.69%) CSS3
7 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (7.69%) Big Data
7 1 (7.69%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Photoshop
2 5 (38.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (15.38%) InDesign
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Axure RP
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Spanish Language
3 2 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Designer
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) User Experience Designer
3 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) UI Designer
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) User Experience Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Interface Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) WPF
2 3 (23.08%) Silverlight
3 1 (7.69%) CSS3
3 1 (7.69%) XHTML
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Information Architecture
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Usability Testing
2 3 (23.08%) PRINCE
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Use Case
4 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) User Stories
4 1 (7.69%) Product Management
4 1 (7.69%) MVVM
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Web Design
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) XAML
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Infragistics
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Adobe