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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Balsamiq Mockups
Rank 570 562 562
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups 41 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.057% 0.045%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.54% 0.44% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 18
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £246 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £231
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.72%
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
7542 6993 5854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.22% 12.78% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4967 4486 3661
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 149 144
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £30.00 £24.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £71.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +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 27 July 2015.

Balsamiq Mockups Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Balsamiq Mockups
Top 23 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 July 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 -16 39 £375 +20.00% 20
London +9 27 £375 +22.44% 11
City of London -9 5 £396 +43.81% 3
South East -13 5 £375 +15.38% 4
East Sussex - 3 £400 -
Brighton - 3 £400 -
Yorkshire - 3 £320 - 3
Sheffield - 2 £320 - 2
South Yorkshire - 2 £320 - 2
West Midlands - 2 £398 -
Berkshire +4 1 - -
Hampshire 0 1 £375 - 2
Norfolk -2 1 £396 -
Scotland -2 1 £363 +57.60%
East of England -6 1 £396 +37.56%
North West -20 1 £350 - 2
Birmingham - 1 £445 -
Cheshire - 1 £350 - 1
Coventry - 1 £350 -
Edinburgh - 1 £363 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Norwich - 1 £396 -
Portsmouth - 1 £375 - 2

Balsamiq Mockups
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 87 (79.09%) User Experience
2 70 (63.64%) Axure RP
3 54 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (40.91%) HTML
5 41 (37.27%) CSS
6 33 (30.00%) Photoshop
7 30 (27.27%) Adobe
8 27 (24.55%) JavaScript
8 27 (24.55%) Finance
9 22 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
10 21 (19.09%) Usability Testing
11 20 (18.18%) OmniGraffle
12 19 (17.27%) User Stories
12 19 (17.27%) Security Cleared
12 19 (17.27%) MS Visio
13 18 (16.36%) SC Cleared
13 18 (16.36%) Use Case
13 18 (16.36%) Business Analysis
13 18 (16.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 17 (15.45%) HTML5
15 16 (14.55%) CSS3
15 16 (14.55%) Information Architecture
15 16 (14.55%) Project Management
16 15 (13.64%) ISEB
16 15 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
16 15 (13.64%) System Testing
17 14 (12.73%) Retail
18 12 (10.91%) E-Commerce
18 12 (10.91%) Scrum
18 12 (10.91%) Marketing

Balsamiq Mockups
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 (4.55%) Confluence
2 3 (2.73%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.91%) IIS
3 1 (0.91%) JBoss
3 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.91%) FileNet
Applications
1 33 (30.00%) Photoshop
2 22 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 20 (18.18%) OmniGraffle
4 19 (17.27%) MS Visio
5 18 (16.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (4.55%) InDesign
6 5 (4.55%) MS Office
7 4 (3.64%) MS Excel
7 4 (3.64%) MS Project
8 2 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.91%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.91%) SAN
1 1 (0.91%) Intranet
1 1 (0.91%) Firewall
1 1 (0.91%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.73%) RDBMS
1 3 (2.73%) MongoDB
1 3 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (2.73%) NoSQL
1 3 (2.73%) MySQL
1 3 (2.73%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.91%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 70 (63.64%) Axure RP
2 7 (6.36%) JIRA
3 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Blend
4 1 (0.91%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.91%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.91%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.91%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.91%) JMeter
4 1 (0.91%) Subversion
4 1 (0.91%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.91%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.91%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.91%) Gradle
4 1 (0.91%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.91%) Grunt
4 1 (0.91%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.91%) Selenium
General
1 27 (24.55%) Finance
2 14 (12.73%) Retail
3 12 (10.91%) Marketing
4 7 (6.36%) Banking
5 2 (1.82%) Publishing
5 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.91%) Back Office
6 1 (0.91%) Legal
6 1 (0.91%) Advertising
6 1 (0.91%) Games
6 1 (0.91%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 54 (49.09%) Designer
2 33 (30.00%) UX Designer
3 24 (21.82%) Analyst
4 18 (16.36%) Business Analyst
4 18 (16.36%) UI Designer
5 15 (13.64%) Developer
6 13 (11.82%) Architect
6 13 (11.82%) User Experience Architect
7 11 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
8 9 (8.18%) Web Developer
9 7 (6.36%) Visual Designer
9 7 (6.36%) UI/UX Designer
10 6 (5.45%) Consultant
11 5 (4.55%) Business Systems Analyst
11 5 (4.55%) User Experience Consultant
11 5 (4.55%) Senior Designer
12 4 (3.64%) UI Developer
12 4 (3.64%) UI Programmer
12 4 (3.64%) Senior UX Designer
13 3 (2.73%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (40.91%) HTML
2 41 (37.27%) CSS
3 17 (15.45%) HTML5
4 16 (14.55%) CSS3
5 10 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (8.18%) jQuery
7 7 (6.36%) XHTML
8 5 (4.55%) AngularJS
9 4 (3.64%) JAX-RS
9 4 (3.64%) Sass
9 4 (3.64%) Spring
10 3 (2.73%) Ajax
10 3 (2.73%) JSON
10 3 (2.73%) WPF
10 3 (2.73%) Silverlight
10 3 (2.73%) Backbone.js
10 3 (2.73%) Hibernate
10 3 (2.73%) REST
11 2 (1.82%) JMS
11 2 (1.82%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 87 (79.09%) User Experience
2 7 (6.36%) RIA
2 7 (6.36%) Graphic Design
2 7 (6.36%) Psychology
3 5 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.64%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.73%) Human Factors
6 1 (0.91%) Blog
6 1 (0.91%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.82%) Windows
2 1 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (0.91%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (19.09%) Usability Testing
3 19 (17.27%) User Stories
4 18 (16.36%) Use Case
4 18 (16.36%) Business Analysis
5 16 (14.55%) Project Management
5 16 (14.55%) Information Architecture
6 15 (13.64%) System Testing
6 15 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (10.91%) E-Commerce
7 12 (10.91%) Scrum
8 10 (9.09%) Analytics
9 6 (5.45%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (4.55%) Mentoring
10 5 (4.55%) Product Management
10 5 (4.55%) Rapid Prototyping
10 5 (4.55%) TDD
11 4 (3.64%) Web Design
11 4 (3.64%) Web Development
11 4 (3.64%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 27 (24.55%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.64%) Java
2 4 (3.64%) XAML
3 1 (0.91%) C#
3 1 (0.91%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (17.27%) Security Cleared
2 18 (16.36%) SC Cleared
3 15 (13.64%) ISEB
4 11 (10.00%) Degree
5 4 (3.64%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.91%) vSphere
1 1 (0.91%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) Nagios
1 1 (0.91%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (0.91%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (27.27%) Adobe
2 6 (5.45%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.73%) hybris
3 3 (2.73%) Oracle
4 1 (0.91%) Cisco
4 1 (0.91%) Apple
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Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
CPS Group
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 13 days ago
Sheffield
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 20 days ago