The table below looks at the statistics for Balsamiq Mockups skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Balsamiq Mockups over the 3 months to 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Balsamiq Mockups
Rank 529 542 506
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -36
Contract jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups 56 19 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.040% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.84% 0.34% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 11 35
Average daily rate
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£398 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £400 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £315 £425
% change year-on-year
+25.39% -25.88%
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 England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6691 5510 5647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.84% 11.59% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4637 3631 3374
Average daily rate £400 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 123 212
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +1.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.28 £17.50 £20.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -2.77%

Balsamiq Mockups
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Balsamiq Mockups Jobs Demand Trend in England

Balsamiq Mockups
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Balsamiq Mockups Daily Rate Trend in England

Balsamiq Mockups
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups across the England region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

Balsamiq Mockups Daily Rate Histogram in England

Balsamiq Mockups
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups within the England region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +41 43 £413 +15.78% 5
Yorkshire - 6 £395 - 2
East of England - 6 £398 - 1
South East -33 3 £80 -74.60% 4
North West -5 1 £400 -
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
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Balsamiq Mockups
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 69 (85.19%) Axure RP
2 63 (77.78%) User Experience
3 49 (60.49%) Photoshop
4 46 (56.79%) HTML
5 37 (45.68%) CSS
6 34 (41.98%) Adobe Illustrator
7 28 (34.57%) Adobe
8 22 (27.16%) jQuery
8 22 (27.16%) OmniGraffle
9 19 (23.46%) JavaScript
10 18 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (18.52%) HTML5
12 14 (17.28%) Information Architecture
12 14 (17.28%) Dreamweaver
13 12 (14.81%) CSS3
14 11 (13.58%) Responsive Web Design
15 10 (12.35%) Mobile App
15 10 (12.35%) Retail
16 9 (11.11%) JSON
16 9 (11.11%) Ajax
16 9 (11.11%) MS Visio
16 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
17 8 (9.88%) Visual Studio
17 8 (9.88%) .NET
17 8 (9.88%) InDesign
17 8 (9.88%) Project Management
18 7 (8.64%) Marketing
18 7 (8.64%) Degree
18 7 (8.64%) Usability Testing
18 7 (8.64%) Fireworks

Balsamiq Mockups
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.23%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.23%) Confluence
2 1 (1.23%) IIS
2 1 (1.23%) JBoss
2 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 49 (60.49%) Photoshop
2 34 (41.98%) Adobe Illustrator
3 22 (27.16%) OmniGraffle
4 9 (11.11%) MS Visio
5 8 (9.88%) InDesign
6 7 (8.64%) Fireworks
7 5 (6.17%) Adobe After Effects
7 5 (6.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (3.70%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (2.47%) Acrobat
9 2 (2.47%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.23%) Jackrabbit
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 69 (85.19%) Axure RP
2 14 (17.28%) Dreamweaver
3 8 (9.88%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.70%) ProtoShare
5 2 (2.47%) Selenium
5 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.23%) Mockito
6 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.23%) MSI
6 1 (1.23%) NUnit
6 1 (1.23%) Maven
6 1 (1.23%) JIRA
6 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.23%) Hudson
6 1 (1.23%) WiX
6 1 (1.23%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.23%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (12.35%) Retail
2 7 (8.64%) Marketing
3 6 (7.41%) Finance
4 5 (6.17%) Games
5 2 (2.47%) Automotive
5 2 (2.47%) Advertising
5 2 (2.47%) iGaming
6 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.23%) Music Industry
6 1 (1.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (70.37%) Designer
2 38 (46.91%) UX Designer
3 16 (19.75%) Developer
4 11 (13.58%) Senior Designer
5 10 (12.35%) UI Designer
5 10 (12.35%) Architect
5 10 (12.35%) Senior UX Designer
6 9 (11.11%) User Experience Architect
6 9 (11.11%) Web Designer
7 8 (9.88%) Web Developer
8 6 (7.41%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (4.94%) Photoshop Designer
10 3 (3.70%) Analyst
10 3 (3.70%) Front-End Web Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Business Analyst
11 2 (2.47%) Junior
11 2 (2.47%) Project Manager
11 2 (2.47%) Head of User Experience
11 2 (2.47%) Digital Designer
11 2 (2.47%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (56.79%) HTML
2 37 (45.68%) CSS
3 22 (27.16%) jQuery
4 15 (18.52%) HTML5
5 12 (14.81%) CSS3
6 9 (11.11%) Ajax
6 9 (11.11%) JSON
7 8 (9.88%) .NET
8 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET
8 7 (8.64%) Flash
9 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (4.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (2.47%) PhoneGap
11 2 (2.47%) Backbone.js
11 2 (2.47%) XHTML
11 2 (2.47%) Hibernate
11 2 (2.47%) Web Services
11 2 (2.47%) XML
12 1 (1.23%) .NET Framework
12 1 (1.23%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 63 (77.78%) User Experience
2 10 (12.35%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.17%) Visualisation
4 4 (4.94%) RIA
4 4 (4.94%) Psychology
5 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.47%) Social Network
6 2 (2.47%) Graphic Design
6 2 (2.47%) Online Games
6 2 (2.47%) Open Source
7 1 (1.23%) Video Editing
7 1 (1.23%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.23%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.41%) Apple iOS
2 4 (4.94%) Android
3 1 (1.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (17.28%) Information Architecture
3 11 (13.58%) Responsive Web Design
4 8 (9.88%) Project Management
5 7 (8.64%) Usability Testing
6 6 (7.41%) MVC
6 6 (7.41%) MVVM
7 5 (6.17%) Web Usability
7 5 (6.17%) Web Accessibility
7 5 (6.17%) Web Design
7 5 (6.17%) E-Commerce
7 5 (6.17%) Web Development
8 4 (4.94%) Content Management
8 4 (4.94%) Product Management
8 4 (4.94%) UX Design
8 4 (4.94%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.70%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (3.70%) Use Case
9 3 (3.70%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.46%) JavaScript
2 7 (8.64%) C#
3 3 (3.70%) SQL
4 2 (2.47%) Java
5 1 (1.23%) PHP
5 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.23%) VB
5 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.23%) VBA
5 1 (1.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (8.64%) Degree
2 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (34.57%) Adobe
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.47%) Apple
4 1 (1.23%) Serena
4 1 (1.23%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.23%) hybris
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