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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Balsamiq Mockups
Rank 544 542 518
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -24
Contract jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups 40 12 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.076% 0.025% 0.091%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.60% 0.21% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 11 31
Average daily rate
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£395 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.96% -9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £308 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.45% +11.81%
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
6722 5665 5843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.74% 11.93% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4530 3760 3278
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 109 215
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.58 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £53.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%

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 2 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 2 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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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 +25 25 £394 -1.56% 6
Yorkshire - 6 £395 - 3
East of England - 5 £395 -
South East -6 3 £325 +5.69% 2
North West - 2 - - 1
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
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Balsamiq Mockups
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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 56 (78.87%) Axure RP
2 54 (76.06%) User Experience
3 44 (61.97%) Photoshop
4 39 (54.93%) HTML
5 32 (45.07%) CSS
6 31 (43.66%) Adobe Illustrator
7 23 (32.39%) Adobe
8 20 (28.17%) JavaScript
9 19 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (23.94%) Information Architecture
10 17 (23.94%) OmniGraffle
11 16 (22.54%) HTML5
11 16 (22.54%) jQuery
12 13 (18.31%) CSS3
13 11 (15.49%) Responsive Web Design
14 10 (14.08%) Dreamweaver
14 10 (14.08%) Ajax
15 9 (12.68%) MS Visio
15 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
16 8 (11.27%) Project Management
16 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (11.27%) Visual Studio
16 8 (11.27%) .NET
16 8 (11.27%) Retail
16 8 (11.27%) Usability Testing
16 8 (11.27%) Mobile App
17 7 (9.86%) MVVM
17 7 (9.86%) Games
17 7 (9.86%) Degree
17 7 (9.86%) Marketing

Balsamiq Mockups
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (5.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.41%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (1.41%) IIS
2 1 (1.41%) CMS
2 1 (1.41%) TeamSite
Applications
1 44 (61.97%) Photoshop
2 31 (43.66%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (23.94%) OmniGraffle
4 9 (12.68%) MS Visio
5 7 (9.86%) Fireworks
6 6 (8.45%) InDesign
6 6 (8.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (5.63%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (4.23%) MS Office
9 2 (2.82%) Acrobat
9 2 (2.82%) Adobe Premiere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) DNS
1 1 (1.41%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) Big Data
2 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 56 (78.87%) Axure RP
2 10 (14.08%) Dreamweaver
3 8 (11.27%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.63%) ProtoShare
5 3 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Blend
7 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.41%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.41%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.41%) Hudson
7 1 (1.41%) WiX
7 1 (1.41%) NUnit
7 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.41%) Selenium
7 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.41%) MSI
General
1 8 (11.27%) Retail
2 7 (9.86%) Games
2 7 (9.86%) Marketing
2 7 (9.86%) Finance
3 3 (4.23%) iGaming
4 2 (2.82%) Automotive
4 2 (2.82%) Advertising
5 1 (1.41%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 48 (67.61%) Designer
2 26 (36.62%) UX Designer
3 13 (18.31%) UI Designer
4 12 (16.90%) Developer
5 9 (12.68%) Web Designer
5 9 (12.68%) Architect
6 8 (11.27%) User Experience Architect
7 7 (9.86%) Senior Designer
8 6 (8.45%) Web Developer
8 6 (8.45%) Front-End Developer
8 6 (8.45%) Senior UX Designer
9 5 (7.04%) Consultant
10 4 (5.63%) Photoshop Designer
11 3 (4.23%) User Experience Consultant
11 3 (4.23%) Front-End Web Developer
11 3 (4.23%) Analyst
11 3 (4.23%) Business Analyst
12 2 (2.82%) Project Manager
12 2 (2.82%) Lead Architect
12 2 (2.82%) Creative Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (54.93%) HTML
2 32 (45.07%) CSS
3 16 (22.54%) HTML5
3 16 (22.54%) jQuery
4 13 (18.31%) CSS3
5 10 (14.08%) Ajax
6 8 (11.27%) .NET
7 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET
7 7 (9.86%) Flash
8 6 (8.45%) JSON
9 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (4.23%) XML
11 2 (2.82%) XHTML
11 2 (2.82%) WPF
11 2 (2.82%) Silverlight
11 2 (2.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web API
12 1 (1.41%) Breeze.js
12 1 (1.41%) Durandal
12 1 (1.41%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 54 (76.06%) User Experience
2 8 (11.27%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.04%) Visualisation
4 4 (5.63%) Psychology
5 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.23%) Social Network
5 3 (4.23%) Online Games
5 3 (4.23%) RIA
6 2 (2.82%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.41%) Open Source
7 1 (1.41%) Video Editing
7 1 (1.41%) Statistics
7 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.41%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.04%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.23%) Android
3 1 (1.41%) Windows
3 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (23.94%) Information Architecture
3 11 (15.49%) Responsive Web Design
4 8 (11.27%) Project Management
4 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (11.27%) Usability Testing
5 7 (9.86%) MVVM
6 6 (8.45%) MVC
6 6 (8.45%) E-Commerce
6 6 (8.45%) Web Development
7 5 (7.04%) Web Usability
7 5 (7.04%) Web Accessibility
7 5 (7.04%) Web Design
8 4 (5.63%) Scrum
8 4 (5.63%) Content Management
8 4 (5.63%) UX Design
8 4 (5.63%) Rapid Prototyping
8 4 (5.63%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.23%) Product Management
9 3 (4.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.17%) JavaScript
2 7 (9.86%) C#
3 2 (2.82%) XAML
3 2 (2.82%) Java
3 2 (2.82%) SQL
4 1 (1.41%) TypeScript
4 1 (1.41%) Python
4 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.41%) VB
4 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (32.39%) Adobe
2 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.82%) Apple
3 2 (2.82%) Infragistics
4 1 (1.41%) Facebook
4 1 (1.41%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.41%) hybris
4 1 (1.41%) FatWire
4 1 (1.41%) Serena
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