The table below looks at the statistics for Balsamiq Mockups skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Balsamiq Mockups over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Balsamiq Mockups
Rank 545 546 518
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -28
Contract jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups 52 47 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.087% 0.057%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.73% 0.68% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 23 20
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £125 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £125 -
% change year-on-year
+226.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7118 6909 5321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.93% 12.75% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4654 4466 3340
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 155 147
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £31.00 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%

Balsamiq Mockups
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Balsamiq Mockups Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Balsamiq Mockups
Daily Rate Trend

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

Balsamiq Mockups Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Balsamiq Mockups
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Balsamiq Mockups Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Balsamiq Mockups
Top 21 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 May 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
England -21 35 £369 -13.23% 17
London +10 28 £375 -16.66% 7
Wales - 13 £424 -
Glasgow -1 3 £450 -
Scotland -7 3 £450 -10.00%
South East -15 3 £394 +215.00% 2
Berkshire +10 2 £338 +170.00% 1
City of London +7 2 £406 -22.61% 2
Canary Wharf - 2 £400 -
West Midlands - 2 £243 - 1
South West +11 1 £340 - 3
Wiltshire +2 1 £340 - 3
East Sussex - 1 £450 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Newport - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £135 -
Brighton - 1 £450 -
Coventry - 1 £350 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
North West - 1 - - 4
South Wales - 1 - -

Balsamiq Mockups
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 75 (79.79%) User Experience
2 58 (61.70%) Axure RP
3 47 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (41.49%) HTML
5 34 (36.17%) CSS
6 30 (31.91%) Finance
7 27 (28.72%) Photoshop
8 22 (23.40%) Adobe
8 22 (23.40%) JavaScript
9 20 (21.28%) Usability Testing
9 20 (21.28%) User Stories
10 19 (20.21%) Security Cleared
10 19 (20.21%) Use Case
10 19 (20.21%) Business Analysis
11 18 (19.15%) SC Cleared
12 17 (18.09%) Adobe Illustrator
12 17 (18.09%) OmniGraffle
12 17 (18.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 16 (17.02%) System Testing
13 16 (17.02%) User Acceptance Testing
13 16 (17.02%) Project Management
13 16 (17.02%) ISEB
14 15 (15.96%) Information Architecture
15 14 (14.89%) HTML5
15 14 (14.89%) MS Visio
16 12 (12.77%) jQuery
16 12 (12.77%) Marketing
17 11 (11.70%) Retail
17 11 (11.70%) CSS3
18 10 (10.64%) E-Commerce

Balsamiq Mockups
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 5 (5.32%) Confluence
2 3 (3.19%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.06%) CMS
3 1 (1.06%) JBoss
3 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.06%) IIS
3 1 (1.06%) FileNet
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 27 (28.72%) Photoshop
2 17 (18.09%) Adobe Illustrator
2 17 (18.09%) OmniGraffle
2 17 (18.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 14 (14.89%) MS Visio
4 4 (4.26%) MS Excel
4 4 (4.26%) MS Project
4 4 (4.26%) MS Office
4 4 (4.26%) InDesign
5 2 (2.13%) Fireworks
6 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) Intranet
1 1 (1.06%) SAN
1 1 (1.06%) Firewall
1 1 (1.06%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.19%) RDBMS
1 3 (3.19%) MySQL
1 3 (3.19%) Relational Database
1 3 (3.19%) MongoDB
1 3 (3.19%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (3.19%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 58 (61.70%) Axure RP
2 7 (7.45%) JIRA
3 4 (4.26%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.06%) Selenium
4 1 (1.06%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.06%) Subversion
4 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.06%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.06%) JMeter
4 1 (1.06%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.06%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.06%) Gradle
4 1 (1.06%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.06%) Grunt
4 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.06%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.06%) Cucumber
General
1 30 (31.91%) Finance
2 12 (12.77%) Marketing
3 11 (11.70%) Retail
4 9 (9.57%) Banking
5 2 (2.13%) Publishing
6 1 (1.06%) Games
6 1 (1.06%) Legal
6 1 (1.06%) Advertising
6 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.06%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 43 (45.74%) Designer
2 30 (31.91%) UX Designer
3 25 (26.60%) Analyst
4 19 (20.21%) Business Analyst
5 13 (13.83%) Developer
6 12 (12.77%) UI Designer
7 11 (11.70%) Systems Analyst
8 9 (9.57%) Architect
8 9 (9.57%) User Experience Architect
9 8 (8.51%) Web Developer
10 6 (6.38%) Senior Architect
10 6 (6.38%) Visual Designer
11 5 (5.32%) Business Systems Analyst
11 5 (5.32%) Consultant
11 5 (5.32%) Senior Designer
12 4 (4.26%) Senior UX Designer
13 3 (3.19%) E-Commerce Project Manager
13 3 (3.19%) E-Commerce Manager
13 3 (3.19%) Project Manager
13 3 (3.19%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (41.49%) HTML
2 34 (36.17%) CSS
3 14 (14.89%) HTML5
4 12 (12.77%) jQuery
5 11 (11.70%) CSS3
6 8 (8.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (7.45%) XHTML
8 5 (5.32%) AngularJS
9 4 (4.26%) JAX-RS
9 4 (4.26%) Spring
9 4 (4.26%) Ajax
10 3 (3.19%) JSON
10 3 (3.19%) Hibernate
10 3 (3.19%) REST
10 3 (3.19%) Sass
10 3 (3.19%) Backbone.js
11 2 (2.13%) JMS
11 2 (2.13%) JDBC
12 1 (1.06%) Spring MVC
12 1 (1.06%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 75 (79.79%) User Experience
2 9 (9.57%) RIA
3 6 (6.38%) Psychology
3 6 (6.38%) Human Factors
3 6 (6.38%) Graphic Design
4 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.19%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.06%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.06%) Windows
1 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.28%) Usability Testing
2 20 (21.28%) User Stories
3 19 (20.21%) Use Case
3 19 (20.21%) Business Analysis
4 16 (17.02%) System Testing
4 16 (17.02%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (17.02%) Project Management
5 15 (15.96%) Information Architecture
6 10 (10.64%) E-Commerce
7 8 (8.51%) Product Management
7 8 (8.51%) Mentoring
7 8 (8.51%) Scrum
8 7 (7.45%) Analytics
9 5 (5.32%) Software Engineering
9 5 (5.32%) TDD
9 5 (5.32%) Industrial Design
9 5 (5.32%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (4.26%) Migration
10 4 (4.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.40%) JavaScript
2 4 (4.26%) Java
3 1 (1.06%) C#
3 1 (1.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (20.21%) Security Cleared
2 18 (19.15%) SC Cleared
3 16 (17.02%) ISEB
4 9 (9.57%) Degree
5 4 (4.26%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) vCloud
1 1 (1.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) SCOM
1 1 (1.06%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (1.06%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (23.40%) Adobe
2 5 (5.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.26%) Oracle
4 3 (3.19%) hybris
5 1 (1.06%) Cisco
5 1 (1.06%) Apple
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