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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Balsamiq Mockups
Rank 193 221 230
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +9
Contract jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups 10 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.056% 0.013%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.26% 0.47% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 1
Average daily rate
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£306 £488 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.17% +34.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+52.77% -18.18%
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
792 851 743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.41% 11.89% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 632 542
Average daily rate £438 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £36.25 £55.00 £44.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.09% +23.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £40.72 £42.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £59.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.64 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.70%

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

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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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups across the City of London region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Balsamiq Mockups Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 14 (93.33%) Photoshop
2 12 (80.00%) Axure RP
3 10 (66.67%) User Experience
4 9 (60.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (33.33%) Finance
5 5 (33.33%) HTML
6 4 (26.67%) CSS
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) Information Architecture
6 4 (26.67%) HTML5
7 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (20.00%) CSS3
7 3 (20.00%) Marketing
7 3 (20.00%) Degree
7 3 (20.00%) WPF
7 3 (20.00%) Silverlight
7 3 (20.00%) Kanban
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Blend
7 3 (20.00%) User Experience Design
7 3 (20.00%) Usability Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
7 3 (20.00%) Adobe
7 3 (20.00%) XAML
7 3 (20.00%) Infragistics
7 3 (20.00%) Scrum
8 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (13.33%) Apple

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (93.33%) Photoshop
2 9 (60.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Axure RP
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Blend
3 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Games
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Designer
2 7 (46.67%) UI Designer
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Photoshop Designer
4 2 (13.33%) Web Designer
4 2 (13.33%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Creative Director
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) User Experience Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior UI Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Graphic Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Photoshop Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Interface Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) CSS
2 4 (26.67%) HTML5
3 3 (20.00%) CSS3
3 3 (20.00%) WPF
3 3 (20.00%) Silverlight
4 2 (13.33%) Ajax
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (13.33%) jQuery
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.67%) XML
5 1 (6.67%) NHibernate
5 1 (6.67%) JSON
5 1 (6.67%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) User Experience
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (13.33%) Graphic Design
4 1 (6.67%) Psychology
4 1 (6.67%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (26.67%) Information Architecture
2 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (20.00%) Scrum
2 3 (20.00%) Usability Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Kanban
2 3 (20.00%) User Experience Design
3 2 (13.33%) Web Development
3 2 (13.33%) Business Development
3 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (13.33%) MVVM
3 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) BDD
4 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) Content Management
4 1 (6.67%) Web Design
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) XAML
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Adobe
1 3 (20.00%) Infragistics
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Apple