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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Balsamiq Mockups
Rank 522 490 477
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -13
Contract jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups 34 56 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.12% 0.070%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.54% 1.01% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 45 27
Average daily rate
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£348 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £500
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 England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6275 5518 4604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.32% 12.10% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4147 3573 2972
Average daily rate £400 £380 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 104 142
Average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £20.60 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.20 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +6.47%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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 -15 16 £375 -14.28% 6
South East -22 10 £288 -28.12% 4
North West - 4 £288 - 1
East of England +2 1 - - 3
South West -12 1 £375 +66.66% 1
Yorkshire -16 1 - -
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Balsamiq Mockups
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 67 (81.71%) User Experience
2 58 (70.73%) Axure RP
3 41 (50.00%) HTML
4 32 (39.02%) Photoshop
5 31 (37.80%) CSS
6 28 (34.15%) Adobe
7 25 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (28.05%) OmniGraffle
9 19 (23.17%) Adobe Illustrator
10 16 (19.51%) Project Management
10 16 (19.51%) JavaScript
11 15 (18.29%) jQuery
12 14 (17.07%) Information Architecture
13 13 (15.85%) Retail
13 13 (15.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 12 (14.63%) MS Visio
14 12 (14.63%) Degree
15 11 (13.41%) Usability Testing
16 10 (12.20%) Dreamweaver
17 9 (10.98%) Finance
17 9 (10.98%) E-Commerce
17 9 (10.98%) HTML5
17 9 (10.98%) Marketing
18 8 (9.76%) Psychology
18 8 (9.76%) RIA
18 8 (9.76%) Product Management
19 7 (8.54%) Mentoring
20 6 (7.32%) InDesign
20 6 (7.32%) Software Engineering
21 5 (6.10%) Human Factors

Balsamiq Mockups
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 1 (1.22%) Apache Solr
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (1.22%) Confluence
1 1 (1.22%) JBoss
1 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.22%) CMS
Applications
1 32 (39.02%) Photoshop
2 23 (28.05%) OmniGraffle
3 19 (23.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 13 (15.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 12 (14.63%) MS Visio
6 6 (7.32%) InDesign
7 5 (6.10%) Fireworks
8 3 (3.66%) MS Project
9 2 (2.44%) Acrobat
9 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
10 1 (1.22%) MS Office
10 1 (1.22%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (1.22%) Adobe Premiere
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) Jackrabbit
2 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 58 (70.73%) Axure RP
2 10 (12.20%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (3.66%) ProtoShare
4 1 (1.22%) JIRA
4 1 (1.22%) Selenium
4 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.22%) Mockito
4 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.22%) Maven
4 1 (1.22%) Liquibase
4 1 (1.22%) GitLab
General
1 13 (15.85%) Retail
2 9 (10.98%) Finance
2 9 (10.98%) Marketing
3 5 (6.10%) Banking
4 3 (3.66%) Games
5 2 (2.44%) iGaming
6 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (62.20%) Designer
2 42 (51.22%) UX Designer
3 14 (17.07%) User Experience Architect
3 14 (17.07%) Architect
4 11 (13.41%) UI Designer
5 10 (12.20%) Senior Designer
5 10 (12.20%) Developer
5 10 (12.20%) Senior UX Designer
6 8 (9.76%) Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Web Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.10%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Visual Designer
8 4 (4.88%) Senior Architect
9 3 (3.66%) E-Commerce Project Manager
9 3 (3.66%) E-Commerce Manager
10 2 (2.44%) User Experience Researcher
10 2 (2.44%) Interface Designer
10 2 (2.44%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (50.00%) HTML
2 31 (37.80%) CSS
3 15 (18.29%) jQuery
4 9 (10.98%) HTML5
5 5 (6.10%) CSS3
6 4 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (3.66%) JSON
7 3 (3.66%) XHTML
8 2 (2.44%) PhoneGap
8 2 (2.44%) Backbone.js
9 1 (1.22%) Ajax
9 1 (1.22%) CakePHP
9 1 (1.22%) RESTful
9 1 (1.22%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (1.22%) Flash
9 1 (1.22%) Web Services
9 1 (1.22%) XML
9 1 (1.22%) XSL
9 1 (1.22%) DHTML
9 1 (1.22%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 67 (81.71%) User Experience
2 8 (9.76%) Psychology
2 8 (9.76%) RIA
3 5 (6.10%) Human Factors
3 5 (6.10%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.88%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.44%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (2.44%) Online Games
5 2 (2.44%) Social Network
5 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.88%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.66%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (19.51%) Project Management
3 14 (17.07%) Information Architecture
4 11 (13.41%) Usability Testing
5 9 (10.98%) E-Commerce
6 8 (9.76%) Product Management
7 7 (8.54%) Mentoring
8 6 (7.32%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.10%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (4.88%) Rapid Prototyping
10 4 (4.88%) Industrial Design
11 3 (3.66%) Web Development
11 3 (3.66%) Business Analysis
11 3 (3.66%) Migration
11 3 (3.66%) Analytics
12 2 (2.44%) User Stories
12 2 (2.44%) Coaching
12 2 (2.44%) Web Design
12 2 (2.44%) TDD
12 2 (2.44%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.51%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.44%) PHP
2 2 (2.44%) SQL
3 1 (1.22%) Java
3 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (14.63%) Degree
2 2 (2.44%) VCP4
2 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (34.15%) Adobe
2 4 (4.88%) hybris
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle
4 1 (1.22%) Apple
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