The table below looks at the statistics for Balsamiq Mockups skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Balsamiq Mockups over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Balsamiq Mockups
Rank 371 361 335
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -26
Contract jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups 24 26 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.77% 0.90% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 30
Average daily rate
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£413 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £358 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £580 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-13.75% -
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 London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3111 2890 2628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.82% 13.23% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2381 2089 1913
Average daily rate £425 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.64% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 20
Average hourly rate £27.50 £41.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.92% +5.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £68.25 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

Balsamiq Mockups
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Balsamiq Mockups Jobs Demand Trend in London

Balsamiq Mockups
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Balsamiq Mockups Daily Rate Trend in London

Balsamiq Mockups
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups across the London region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Balsamiq Mockups Daily Rate Histogram in London

Balsamiq Mockups
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 27 January 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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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
City of London +17 7 £425 -22.72% 1
Beckenham - - - -
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Balsamiq Mockups
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 51 (94.44%) Axure RP
2 45 (83.33%) User Experience
3 31 (57.41%) HTML
4 30 (55.56%) CSS
5 22 (40.74%) Photoshop
5 22 (40.74%) OmniGraffle
6 21 (38.89%) Adobe Illustrator
7 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
8 16 (29.63%) Information Architecture
9 15 (27.78%) Adobe
10 14 (25.93%) jQuery
11 12 (22.22%) HTML5
12 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (18.52%) MS Visio
12 10 (18.52%) CSS3
12 10 (18.52%) Marketing
13 9 (16.67%) Degree
13 9 (16.67%) Usability Testing
13 9 (16.67%) JSON
14 8 (14.81%) Ajax
14 8 (14.81%) RIA
14 8 (14.81%) Product Management
14 8 (14.81%) Responsive Web Design
15 7 (12.96%) Mentoring
16 6 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 6 (11.11%) MVVM
16 6 (11.11%) Project Management
16 6 (11.11%) C#
16 6 (11.11%) Visual Studio
16 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET

Balsamiq Mockups
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) JBoss
2 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.85%) CMS
2 1 (1.85%) Confluence
2 1 (1.85%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 22 (40.74%) Photoshop
1 22 (40.74%) OmniGraffle
2 21 (38.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (18.52%) MS Visio
4 6 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (5.56%) Fireworks
5 3 (5.56%) InDesign
6 1 (1.85%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (1.85%) Adobe Premiere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.85%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 51 (94.44%) Axure RP
2 6 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 5 (9.26%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (5.56%) ProtoShare
5 1 (1.85%) Maven
5 1 (1.85%) Mockito
5 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.85%) JIRA
5 1 (1.85%) Selenium
5 1 (1.85%) Liquibase
5 1 (1.85%) GitLab
General
1 10 (18.52%) Marketing
2 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Retail
3 4 (7.41%) Games
4 2 (3.70%) iGaming
5 1 (1.85%) Music Industry
5 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (74.07%) Designer
2 32 (59.26%) UX Designer
3 12 (22.22%) Senior Designer
3 12 (22.22%) Senior UX Designer
3 12 (22.22%) Developer
4 9 (16.67%) Architect
5 8 (14.81%) User Experience Architect
6 5 (9.26%) Web Developer
7 4 (7.41%) UI Designer
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Web Designer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (3.70%) UI Developer
9 2 (3.70%) UI Programmer
9 2 (3.70%) Head of User Experience
9 2 (3.70%) User Experience Researcher
9 2 (3.70%) Creative Director
10 1 (1.85%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (57.41%) HTML
2 30 (55.56%) CSS
3 14 (25.93%) jQuery
4 12 (22.22%) HTML5
5 10 (18.52%) CSS3
6 9 (16.67%) JSON
7 8 (14.81%) Ajax
8 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET
8 6 (11.11%) .NET
9 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (3.70%) PhoneGap
11 2 (3.70%) Backbone.js
11 2 (3.70%) XML
12 1 (1.85%) DHTML
12 1 (1.85%) XSL
12 1 (1.85%) Flash
12 1 (1.85%) Web Services
12 1 (1.85%) Spring
12 1 (1.85%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 45 (83.33%) User Experience
2 8 (14.81%) RIA
3 5 (9.26%) Psychology
3 5 (9.26%) Human Factors
4 4 (7.41%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.70%) Graphic Design
6 2 (3.70%) Social Network
6 2 (3.70%) Online Games
6 2 (3.70%) Open Source
6 2 (3.70%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.85%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Information Architecture
2 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.67%) Usability Testing
4 8 (14.81%) Product Management
4 8 (14.81%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (12.96%) Mentoring
6 6 (11.11%) MVVM
6 6 (11.11%) Project Management
7 5 (9.26%) MVC
7 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
7 5 (9.26%) Web Usability
7 5 (9.26%) Web Accessibility
8 4 (7.41%) Industrial Design
8 4 (7.41%) Content Management
9 3 (5.56%) Web Design
9 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.56%) Web Development
10 2 (3.70%) Business Development
10 2 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (3.70%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
2 6 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (3.70%) SQL
4 1 (1.85%) VBA
4 1 (1.85%) PHP
4 1 (1.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) Adobe
2 2 (3.70%) Apple