The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the England region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Balsamiq Mockups
Rank 511 500 532
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +32
Contract jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups 55 29 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.066% 0.056%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.85% 0.57% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 23 24
Average daily rate £400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £279 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6439 5066 5489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.30% 11.53% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4207 3258 3258
Average daily rate £375 £390 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 139 193
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.16% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Balsamiq Mockups
UK

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -25 35 £450 +5.88% 3
South East - 11 £400 - 1
South West -10 7 £225 -30.76% 1
East of England -34 1 £413 - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
North West - - - -
Balsamiq Mockups
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Balsamiq Mockups
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 55 (61.11%) Photoshop
2 51 (56.67%) Axure RP
3 43 (47.78%) CSS
4 41 (45.56%) HTML
5 27 (30.00%) Adobe
6 24 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (26.67%) Usability Testing
6 24 (26.67%) HTML5
7 22 (24.44%) JavaScript
8 20 (22.22%) Information Architecture
9 19 (21.11%) Mobile App
9 19 (21.11%) Web Design
10 17 (18.89%) Adobe Illustrator
10 17 (18.89%) jQuery
11 16 (17.78%) Responsive Web Design
12 15 (16.67%) Apple iOS
12 15 (16.67%) CSS3
12 15 (16.67%) Android
13 14 (15.56%) Graphic Design
14 13 (14.44%) MS Visio
14 13 (14.44%) Finance
15 11 (12.22%) Degree
15 11 (12.22%) JSON
15 11 (12.22%) Scrum
15 11 (12.22%) Project Management
15 11 (12.22%) Java
15 11 (12.22%) OmniGraffle
16 10 (11.11%) Mercurial
16 10 (11.11%) Git (software)
16 10 (11.11%) Web Services

Balsamiq Mockups
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.33%) Confluence
2 1 (1.11%) IIS
2 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 55 (61.11%) Photoshop
2 17 (18.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (14.44%) MS Visio
4 11 (12.22%) OmniGraffle
5 9 (10.00%) MS Office
6 4 (4.44%) InDesign
7 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (1.11%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.33%) Big Data
2 2 (2.22%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.22%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.11%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (1.11%) MySQL
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 51 (56.67%) Axure RP
2 10 (11.11%) Mercurial
2 10 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.11%) Subversion
3 9 (10.00%) Xcode
4 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Blend
5 6 (6.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 4 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.33%) JIRA
7 3 (3.33%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (2.22%) Flex Builder
9 1 (1.11%) Selenium
9 1 (1.11%) NUnit
9 1 (1.11%) ProtoShare
9 1 (1.11%) Hudson
9 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (14.44%) Finance
2 8 (8.89%) Retail
3 7 (7.78%) Banking
4 6 (6.67%) Automotive
5 5 (5.56%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.33%) Marketing
6 3 (3.33%) Spanish Language
7 2 (2.22%) Publishing
8 1 (1.11%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.11%) Military
8 1 (1.11%) Games
8 1 (1.11%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 45 (50.00%) Designer
2 33 (36.67%) User Experience Designer
3 23 (25.56%) Developer
4 12 (13.33%) Analyst
4 12 (13.33%) UI Designer
5 10 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 9 (10.00%) iOS Developer
7 8 (8.89%) Senior User Experience Designer
7 8 (8.89%) Senior Designer
7 8 (8.89%) Web Developer
8 6 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Architect
9 5 (5.56%) User Experience Architect
10 4 (4.44%) Senior Architect
10 4 (4.44%) Interface Designer
11 3 (3.33%) Front-End Web Developer
12 2 (2.22%) Agile Java Developer
12 2 (2.22%) User Experience Consultant
12 2 (2.22%) Consultant
12 2 (2.22%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (47.78%) CSS
2 41 (45.56%) HTML
3 24 (26.67%) HTML5
4 17 (18.89%) jQuery
5 15 (16.67%) CSS3
6 11 (12.22%) JSON
7 10 (11.11%) Web Services
7 10 (11.11%) DOM
8 9 (10.00%) iOS SDK
8 9 (10.00%) REST
9 7 (7.78%) WPF
9 7 (7.78%) Silverlight
10 5 (5.56%) XHTML
11 4 (4.44%) XML
12 3 (3.33%) Ajax
12 3 (3.33%) .NET
13 2 (2.22%) XML-RPC
13 2 (2.22%) Flash
13 2 (2.22%) NHibernate
13 2 (2.22%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.11%) Mobile App
2 14 (15.56%) Graphic Design
3 9 (10.00%) Open Source
4 6 (6.67%) RIA
4 6 (6.67%) Smartphone
5 5 (5.56%) Digital Media
6 3 (3.33%) Psychology
6 3 (3.33%) Human Factors
6 3 (3.33%) W3C
7 2 (2.22%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.22%) Streaming Video
7 2 (2.22%) Animation
7 2 (2.22%) Photography
8 1 (1.11%) Taxonomies
8 1 (1.11%) Social Network
8 1 (1.11%) Online Games
8 1 (1.11%) Statistics
8 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 15 (16.67%) Android
2 2 (2.22%) Linux
3 1 (1.11%) Windows
3 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (26.67%) Usability Testing
2 20 (22.22%) Information Architecture
3 19 (21.11%) Web Design
4 16 (17.78%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (12.22%) Scrum
5 11 (12.22%) Project Management
6 10 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 9 (10.00%) Multithreading
7 9 (10.00%) OOD
7 9 (10.00%) OOP
7 9 (10.00%) OO
7 9 (10.00%) Time Management
7 9 (10.00%) iOS Development
8 7 (7.78%) Use Case
8 7 (7.78%) UML
8 7 (7.78%) Rapid Prototyping
9 6 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (5.56%) Risk Management
10 5 (5.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.44%) JavaScript
2 11 (12.22%) Java
3 10 (11.11%) Python
4 9 (10.00%) Objective-C
4 9 (10.00%) C++
5 7 (7.78%) XAML
6 6 (6.67%) SQL
7 3 (3.33%) PHP
8 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.11%) VBA
8 1 (1.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (12.22%) Degree
2 3 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (3.33%) ISEB
3 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 27 (30.00%) Adobe
2 7 (7.78%) Infragistics
2 7 (7.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.67%) Appcelerator
4 1 (1.11%) Serena
4 1 (1.11%) Mercator
4 1 (1.11%) Facebook