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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Balsamiq Mockups
Rank 543 504 514
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +10
Contract jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups 56 66 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.13% 0.056%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.80% 1.04% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 51 22
Average daily rate
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£363 £419 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.43% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £163 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-16.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
6982 6366 5205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.01% 12.26% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4469 4037 3301
Average daily rate £400 £375 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 110 142
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.40 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% +3.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £17.90 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

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 27 March 2015.

Balsamiq Mockups Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Balsamiq Mockups
Top 30 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 27 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
England -31 38 £348 -15.75% 18
London -10 23 £375 -16.66% 10
South East -32 11 £325 -18.75% 2
City of London +11 3 £400 -23.80% 2
Surrey - 2 £335 - 1
East of England +2 1 - - 2
East Midlands -6 1 - - 1
North West - 1 £325 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Norwich - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £325 - 1
York - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Northampton - - - - 1
Luton - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Trowbridge - - - - 2
Wiltshire - - - - 2
Cambridge - - - -
South West - - - - 2

Balsamiq Mockups
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 81 (80.20%) User Experience
2 67 (66.34%) Axure RP
3 44 (43.56%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (40.59%) HTML
5 34 (33.66%) CSS
6 32 (31.68%) Photoshop
7 28 (27.72%) Finance
8 22 (21.78%) Adobe
8 22 (21.78%) OmniGraffle
9 20 (19.80%) Adobe Illustrator
10 19 (18.81%) User Stories
11 18 (17.82%) jQuery
11 18 (17.82%) Business Analysis
12 17 (16.83%) Use Case
13 16 (15.84%) Security Cleared
13 16 (15.84%) SC Cleared
13 16 (15.84%) JavaScript
14 14 (13.86%) ISEB
14 14 (13.86%) System Testing
14 14 (13.86%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (12.87%) Project Management
16 12 (11.88%) Retail
16 12 (11.88%) HTML5
17 11 (10.89%) Information Architecture
17 11 (10.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 11 (10.89%) MS Visio
17 11 (10.89%) E-Commerce
18 10 (9.90%) Dreamweaver
18 10 (9.90%) CSS3
19 9 (8.91%) Twitter Bootstrap

Balsamiq Mockups
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (3.96%) Confluence
2 3 (2.97%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.99%) JBoss
3 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.99%) CMS
3 1 (0.99%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 32 (31.68%) Photoshop
2 22 (21.78%) OmniGraffle
3 20 (19.80%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (10.89%) MS Visio
4 11 (10.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (5.94%) InDesign
6 5 (4.95%) Fireworks
7 4 (3.96%) MS Project
8 3 (2.97%) MS Excel
9 2 (1.98%) MS Office
9 2 (1.98%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.99%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.99%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.97%) MySQL
1 3 (2.97%) RDBMS
1 3 (2.97%) MongoDB
1 3 (2.97%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (2.97%) NoSQL
1 3 (2.97%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.99%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 67 (66.34%) Axure RP
2 10 (9.90%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (4.95%) JIRA
4 3 (2.97%) ProtoShare
5 1 (0.99%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.99%) Liquibase
5 1 (0.99%) GitLab
5 1 (0.99%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.99%) Selenium
5 1 (0.99%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.99%) Mockito
5 1 (0.99%) Maven
General
1 28 (27.72%) Finance
2 12 (11.88%) Retail
3 7 (6.93%) Banking
4 6 (5.94%) Marketing
5 3 (2.97%) Games
6 2 (1.98%) Publishing
6 2 (1.98%) iGaming
7 1 (0.99%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.99%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (50.50%) Designer
2 40 (39.60%) UX Designer
3 25 (24.75%) Analyst
4 20 (19.80%) Business Analyst
5 13 (12.87%) Developer
6 12 (11.88%) UI Designer
7 9 (8.91%) Senior Designer
7 9 (8.91%) Systems Analyst
7 9 (8.91%) Senior UX Designer
8 8 (7.92%) Web Developer
8 8 (7.92%) Architect
8 8 (7.92%) User Experience Architect
9 5 (4.95%) Visual Designer
9 5 (4.95%) UI Programmer
9 5 (4.95%) UI Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.96%) Business Systems Analyst
10 4 (3.96%) Senior Architect
11 3 (2.97%) Consultant
11 3 (2.97%) E-Commerce Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (40.59%) HTML
2 34 (33.66%) CSS
3 18 (17.82%) jQuery
4 12 (11.88%) HTML5
5 10 (9.90%) CSS3
6 9 (8.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (5.94%) JSON
8 5 (4.95%) XHTML
8 5 (4.95%) Backbone.js
9 4 (3.96%) AngularJS
9 4 (3.96%) Hibernate
9 4 (3.96%) Spring
9 4 (3.96%) Ajax
10 3 (2.97%) REST
10 3 (2.97%) JAX-RS
11 2 (1.98%) Sass
11 2 (1.98%) PhoneGap
11 2 (1.98%) JMS
11 2 (1.98%) JDBC
12 1 (0.99%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 81 (80.20%) User Experience
2 6 (5.94%) Psychology
3 5 (4.95%) Human Factors
3 5 (4.95%) RIA
3 5 (4.95%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.96%) Graphic Design
5 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.98%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.98%) Online Games
6 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.98%) Social Network
7 1 (0.99%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.97%) Android
1 3 (2.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (43.56%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (18.81%) User Stories
3 18 (17.82%) Business Analysis
4 17 (16.83%) Use Case
5 14 (13.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (13.86%) System Testing
6 13 (12.87%) Project Management
7 11 (10.89%) E-Commerce
7 11 (10.89%) Information Architecture
8 9 (8.91%) Usability Testing
9 6 (5.94%) TDD
9 6 (5.94%) Scrum
10 5 (4.95%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (4.95%) Product Management
10 5 (4.95%) Mentoring
11 4 (3.96%) Rapid Prototyping
11 4 (3.96%) Analytics
11 4 (3.96%) Web Development
11 4 (3.96%) Industrial Design
11 4 (3.96%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.84%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.96%) Java
3 2 (1.98%) PHP
3 2 (1.98%) SQL
4 1 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (15.84%) SC Cleared
1 16 (15.84%) Security Cleared
2 14 (13.86%) ISEB
3 9 (8.91%) Degree
4 3 (2.97%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (21.78%) Adobe
2 4 (3.96%) Oracle
2 4 (3.96%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.97%) hybris
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