The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 London 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 381 356 394
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +38
Contract jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups 35 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.10% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.06% 0.84% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 24
Average daily rate £450 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £265 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3301 2745 2723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.34% 12.49% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2445 2033 1815
Average daily rate £410 £421 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.61% -0.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 21
Average hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +12.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £12.60 £28.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £116.50 £54.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Balsamiq Mockups
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 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
City of London -18 7 £538 +24.27% 1
Balsamiq Mockups
England

Balsamiq Mockups
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 41 (70.69%) Photoshop
2 36 (62.07%) Axure RP
3 26 (44.83%) CSS
4 24 (41.38%) HTML
5 20 (34.48%) Information Architecture
6 18 (31.03%) Adobe
7 17 (29.31%) Adobe Illustrator
7 17 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (20.69%) Usability Testing
9 11 (18.97%) Java
9 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
9 11 (18.97%) Finance
10 10 (17.24%) Web Design
10 10 (17.24%) Software Engineering
10 10 (17.24%) Python
10 10 (17.24%) JSON
11 9 (15.52%) Graphic Design
11 9 (15.52%) Mercurial
11 9 (15.52%) Open Source
11 9 (15.52%) Android
11 9 (15.52%) Multithreading
11 9 (15.52%) Time Management
11 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
11 9 (15.52%) Apple iOS
11 9 (15.52%) iOS SDK
11 9 (15.52%) REST
11 9 (15.52%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (15.52%) GitHub
11 9 (15.52%) Mobile App
11 9 (15.52%) iOS Development

Balsamiq Mockups
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 41 (70.69%) Photoshop
2 17 (29.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (13.79%) MS Visio
4 6 (10.34%) OmniGraffle
5 4 (6.90%) InDesign
6 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) Big Data
2 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (62.07%) Axure RP
2 9 (15.52%) Mercurial
2 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
2 9 (15.52%) Subversion
2 9 (15.52%) Xcode
3 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Blend
4 2 (3.45%) Flex Builder
5 1 (1.72%) ProtoShare
5 1 (1.72%) Dreamweaver
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
2 7 (12.07%) Banking
3 5 (8.62%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.17%) Spanish Language
5 2 (3.45%) Retail
5 2 (3.45%) Marketing
6 1 (1.72%) iGaming
6 1 (1.72%) Games
6 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (53.45%) Designer
2 19 (32.76%) User Experience Designer
3 15 (25.86%) Developer
4 12 (20.69%) UI Designer
5 9 (15.52%) iOS Developer
6 8 (13.79%) Senior User Experience Designer
6 8 (13.79%) Senior Designer
7 5 (8.62%) User Experience Architect
7 5 (8.62%) Architect
7 5 (8.62%) Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Interface Designer
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Architect
9 3 (5.17%) Business Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Consultant
10 2 (3.45%) Java Developer
10 2 (3.45%) User Experience Consultant
10 2 (3.45%) Agile Java Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
11 1 (1.72%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (44.83%) CSS
2 24 (41.38%) HTML
3 10 (17.24%) JSON
4 9 (15.52%) iOS SDK
4 9 (15.52%) REST
4 9 (15.52%) Web Services
5 8 (13.79%) HTML5
6 7 (12.07%) WPF
6 7 (12.07%) Silverlight
6 7 (12.07%) CSS3
7 6 (10.34%) jQuery
8 3 (5.17%) XHTML
8 3 (5.17%) DOM
9 2 (3.45%) .NET
9 2 (3.45%) Flash
9 2 (3.45%) XML
9 2 (3.45%) NHibernate
9 2 (3.45%) Apache Flex
10 1 (1.72%) Django
10 1 (1.72%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Graphic Design
1 9 (15.52%) Open Source
1 9 (15.52%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.34%) RIA
3 5 (8.62%) Digital Media
4 3 (5.17%) Psychology
4 3 (5.17%) Human Factors
4 3 (5.17%) W3C
5 2 (3.45%) Streaming Video
5 2 (3.45%) Animation
5 2 (3.45%) Photography
6 1 (1.72%) Online Games
6 1 (1.72%) Social Network
6 1 (1.72%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Android
1 9 (15.52%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (34.48%) Information Architecture
2 17 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.69%) Usability Testing
4 10 (17.24%) Web Design
4 10 (17.24%) Software Engineering
5 9 (15.52%) Multithreading
5 9 (15.52%) Time Management
5 9 (15.52%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (15.52%) iOS Development
5 9 (15.52%) OOD
5 9 (15.52%) OOP
5 9 (15.52%) OO
5 9 (15.52%) Project Management
6 5 (8.62%) MVVM
6 5 (8.62%) Risk Management
6 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (8.62%) E-Commerce
7 4 (6.90%) Competitor Analysis
7 4 (6.90%) Product Management
8 3 (5.17%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.97%) Java
1 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
2 10 (17.24%) Python
3 9 (15.52%) C++
3 9 (15.52%) Objective-C
4 7 (12.07%) XAML
5 3 (5.17%) SQL
6 2 (3.45%) PHP
7 1 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (5.17%) ISEB
Vendors
1 18 (31.03%) Adobe
2 7 (12.07%) Infragistics
3 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.72%) Mercator