The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Balsamiq Mockups
Rank 181 196 187
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Contract jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups 3 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.058% 0.069% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.41% 0.55% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £550 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £533 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £568 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
734 729 666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.29% 12.57% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 536 511
Average daily rate £426 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.29% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £553 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £27.37 £48.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.85% +17.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +5.00%

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 27 February 2015, 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 12 (85.71%) Axure RP
2 11 (78.57%) User Experience
3 10 (71.43%) Photoshop
3 10 (71.43%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (64.29%) CSS
4 9 (64.29%) HTML
5 6 (42.86%) jQuery
6 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (28.57%) Adobe
7 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 3 (21.43%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (21.43%) Degree
8 3 (21.43%) CSS3
8 3 (21.43%) Information Architecture
8 3 (21.43%) HTML5
9 2 (14.29%) Product Management
9 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
9 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
9 2 (14.29%) Graphic Design
9 2 (14.29%) JSON
9 2 (14.29%) RIA
9 2 (14.29%) Marketing
9 2 (14.29%) Apple
10 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
10 1 (7.14%) MVC
10 1 (7.14%) Finance
10 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (7.14%) BBC

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Photoshop
1 10 (71.43%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (7.14%) InDesign
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Axure RP
2 3 (21.43%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Designer
2 6 (42.86%) UX Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Graphic Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Creative Director
4 1 (7.14%) UI Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Head of User Experience
4 1 (7.14%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) HTML
1 9 (64.29%) CSS
2 6 (42.86%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) HTML5
3 3 (21.43%) CSS3
4 2 (14.29%) JSON
5 1 (7.14%) PhoneGap
5 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
5 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (7.14%) Ajax
5 1 (7.14%) .NET
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) User Experience
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Graphic Design
2 2 (14.29%) RIA
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Psychology
3 1 (7.14%) Human Factors
3 1 (7.14%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Information Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (14.29%) Product Management
4 1 (7.14%) User Stories
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) MVVM
4 1 (7.14%) Content Management
4 1 (7.14%) Industrial Design
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) Business Development
4 1 (7.14%) Use Case
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Usability Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Kanban
4 1 (7.14%) Web Usability
4 1 (7.14%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VBA
2 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) VCP4
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Adobe
2 2 (14.29%) Apple