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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Balsamiq Mockups
Rank 532 533 506
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -27
Contract jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups 47 14 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.030% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.70% 0.25% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 11 36
Average daily rate
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£395 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £308 £425
% change year-on-year
+28.45% -27.64%
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
6716 5562 5601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.66% 11.77% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4605 3719 3236
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.37% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 123 216
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £19.85 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.23 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.07 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.81% +3.04%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 +21 32 £413 +13.79% 2
Yorkshire - 6 £395 - 1
East of England - 6 £398 -
South East -20 3 £80 -73.98% 3
North West - 2 £400 - 1
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
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Balsamiq Mockups
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 59 (79.73%) Axure RP
2 55 (74.32%) User Experience
3 47 (63.51%) Photoshop
4 42 (56.76%) HTML
5 32 (43.24%) CSS
5 32 (43.24%) Adobe Illustrator
6 28 (37.84%) Adobe
7 20 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (24.32%) JavaScript
9 17 (22.97%) jQuery
9 17 (22.97%) Information Architecture
10 16 (21.62%) OmniGraffle
11 14 (18.92%) HTML5
12 11 (14.86%) Dreamweaver
13 10 (13.51%) Responsive Web Design
13 10 (13.51%) CSS3
13 10 (13.51%) Ajax
14 9 (12.16%) Usability Testing
14 9 (12.16%) MS Visio
14 9 (12.16%) SQL Server
14 9 (12.16%) Mobile App
15 8 (10.81%) Visual Studio
15 8 (10.81%) .NET
15 8 (10.81%) Finance
15 8 (10.81%) Project Management
16 7 (9.46%) InDesign
16 7 (9.46%) Retail
16 7 (9.46%) Marketing
16 7 (9.46%) Degree
16 7 (9.46%) JSON

Balsamiq Mockups
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.35%) Confluence
2 1 (1.35%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.35%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (1.35%) JBoss
2 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.35%) IIS
2 1 (1.35%) TeamSite
2 1 (1.35%) CMS
Applications
1 47 (63.51%) Photoshop
2 32 (43.24%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (21.62%) OmniGraffle
4 9 (12.16%) MS Visio
5 7 (9.46%) InDesign
5 7 (9.46%) Fireworks
6 6 (8.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (5.41%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (4.05%) MS Office
9 2 (2.70%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (2.70%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) DNS
1 1 (1.35%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.16%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.35%) Big Data
2 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.35%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 59 (79.73%) Axure RP
2 11 (14.86%) Dreamweaver
3 8 (10.81%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.70%) Selenium
5 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.35%) Mockito
6 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.35%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.35%) Hudson
6 1 (1.35%) WiX
6 1 (1.35%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.35%) MSI
6 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.35%) NUnit
6 1 (1.35%) Maven
6 1 (1.35%) JIRA
General
1 8 (10.81%) Finance
2 7 (9.46%) Retail
2 7 (9.46%) Marketing
3 3 (4.05%) Games
4 2 (2.70%) Automotive
4 2 (2.70%) Advertising
5 1 (1.35%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 49 (66.22%) Designer
2 28 (37.84%) UX Designer
3 13 (17.57%) Developer
4 11 (14.86%) Senior Designer
5 10 (13.51%) Senior UX Designer
5 10 (13.51%) Architect
6 9 (12.16%) Web Designer
6 9 (12.16%) User Experience Architect
7 7 (9.46%) UI Designer
8 6 (8.11%) Web Developer
8 6 (8.11%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Photoshop Designer
10 3 (4.05%) Front-End Web Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Analyst
10 3 (4.05%) Business Analyst
10 3 (4.05%) Consultant
11 2 (2.70%) Lead Architect
11 2 (2.70%) Creative Director
11 2 (2.70%) Java Developer
11 2 (2.70%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (56.76%) HTML
2 32 (43.24%) CSS
3 17 (22.97%) jQuery
4 14 (18.92%) HTML5
5 10 (13.51%) CSS3
5 10 (13.51%) Ajax
6 8 (10.81%) .NET
7 7 (9.46%) JSON
7 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET
7 7 (9.46%) Flash
8 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (4.05%) XML
10 2 (2.70%) Hibernate
10 2 (2.70%) Web Services
10 2 (2.70%) XHTML
10 2 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (1.35%) RESTful
11 1 (1.35%) Sass
11 1 (1.35%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 55 (74.32%) User Experience
2 9 (12.16%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.76%) Visualisation
4 4 (5.41%) Psychology
4 4 (5.41%) RIA
5 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.70%) Graphic Design
6 2 (2.70%) Open Source
7 1 (1.35%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.35%) BBC
7 1 (1.35%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.76%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.05%) Android
3 1 (1.35%) Windows
3 1 (1.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.97%) Information Architecture
3 10 (13.51%) Responsive Web Design
4 9 (12.16%) Usability Testing
5 8 (10.81%) Project Management
6 6 (8.11%) MVC
6 6 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (8.11%) MVVM
7 5 (6.76%) Web Usability
7 5 (6.76%) Web Accessibility
7 5 (6.76%) UX Design
7 5 (6.76%) Web Design
7 5 (6.76%) Web Development
8 4 (5.41%) Content Management
8 4 (5.41%) Product Management
8 4 (5.41%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (4.05%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.05%) SEO
9 3 (4.05%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.32%) JavaScript
2 7 (9.46%) C#
3 3 (4.05%) Java
3 3 (4.05%) SQL
4 1 (1.35%) TypeScript
4 1 (1.35%) Python
4 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.35%) VB
4 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (9.46%) Degree
2 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (37.84%) Adobe
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.70%) Apple
4 1 (1.35%) hybris
4 1 (1.35%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.35%) Serena
4 1 (1.35%) FatWire
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