The table below looks at the statistics for Balsamiq Mockups skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Balsamiq Mockups over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Balsamiq Mockups
UK
Rank 548 566 578
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +12
Contract jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups 33 52 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.10% 0.075%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.45% 0.68% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 43 29
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £400 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
7271 7624 6916
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.51% 15.02% 13.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4840 5082 4704
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 203 120
Median hourly rate £41.25 £41.80 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +12.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £24.77 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.78 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +10.81%

Balsamiq Mockups
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups within the UK over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +19 32 £425 +6.25% 11
London -7 16 £425 -4.22% 6
West Midlands - 7 £424 -
Coventry - 7 £424 -
City of London -3 6 £513 +48.55% 1
South East +10 5 £388 -8.82% 1
Kent -3 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £388 -
Bristol - 2 £475 -
South West - 2 £475 -
Yorkshire +14 1 - -
Hampshire +8 1 - -
Morden - 1 £330 -
East Midlands - 1 £450 - 2
Maidstone - 1 - -
West Malling - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £450 - 1
Sheffield - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £388 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £450 - 2

Balsamiq Mockups
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Balsamiq Mockups.

1 47 (77.05%) User Experience
2 43 (70.49%) Axure RP
2 43 (70.49%) Wireframes
3 34 (55.74%) HTML
3 34 (55.74%) CSS
4 30 (49.18%) Adobe
5 27 (44.26%) JavaScript
6 25 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (40.98%) HTML5
7 24 (39.34%) CSS3
8 22 (36.07%) Photoshop
9 18 (29.51%) Marketing
9 18 (29.51%) Prototyping
10 16 (26.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 14 (22.95%) OmniGraffle
11 14 (22.95%) Usability Testing
11 14 (22.95%) MS Visio
12 13 (21.31%) Project Management
12 13 (21.31%) Scrum
12 13 (21.31%) jQuery
13 11 (18.03%) Adobe Illustrator
13 11 (18.03%) Finance
14 10 (16.39%) .NET
14 10 (16.39%) Psychology
14 10 (16.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (14.75%) Banking
15 9 (14.75%) Information Architecture
16 8 (13.11%) Kanban
16 8 (13.11%) MS PowerPoint
16 8 (13.11%) E-Commerce

Balsamiq Mockups
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) IIS
2 1 (1.64%) Marvel
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (36.07%) Photoshop
2 16 (26.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 14 (22.95%) MS Visio
3 14 (22.95%) OmniGraffle
4 11 (18.03%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (13.11%) InVision
5 8 (13.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (8.20%) UXPin
7 4 (6.56%) InDesign
8 1 (1.64%) MS Office
8 1 (1.64%) MS Project
8 1 (1.64%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.92%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) snoop
2 2 (3.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 43 (70.49%) Axure RP
2 5 (8.20%) Dreamweaver
2 5 (8.20%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.20%) TeamCity
3 4 (6.56%) Bitbucket
3 4 (6.56%) Jasmine
3 4 (6.56%) NCrunch
3 4 (6.56%) NUnit
3 4 (6.56%) ReSharper
3 4 (6.56%) Selenium
4 3 (4.92%) JIRA
5 1 (1.64%) Bower
5 1 (1.64%) Grunt
5 1 (1.64%) gulp
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.64%) SpecFlow
General
1 18 (29.51%) Marketing
2 11 (18.03%) Finance
3 9 (14.75%) Banking
4 4 (6.56%) Front Office
5 2 (3.28%) Advertising
5 2 (3.28%) Retail
6 1 (1.64%) Electronics
6 1 (1.64%) Games
6 1 (1.64%) Military
6 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (45.90%) Designer
2 25 (40.98%) UX Designer
3 18 (29.51%) Developer
4 8 (13.11%) Angular Developer
4 8 (13.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (13.11%) UI Developer
5 7 (11.48%) UI Designer
5 7 (11.48%) UI/UX Designer
5 7 (11.48%) UX Developer
6 6 (9.84%) Architect
6 6 (9.84%) HTML CSS Developer
6 6 (9.84%) HTML Developer
6 6 (9.84%) User Experience Architect
7 5 (8.20%) C# Developer
7 5 (8.20%) JavaScript Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) UI Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) .NET Developer
8 4 (6.56%) UI/UX Developer
8 4 (6.56%) User Researcher
8 4 (6.56%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (55.74%) CSS
1 34 (55.74%) HTML
2 25 (40.98%) HTML5
3 24 (39.34%) CSS3
4 13 (21.31%) jQuery
5 10 (16.39%) .NET
5 10 (16.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (13.11%) AngularJS
6 8 (13.11%) LESS
6 8 (13.11%) Sass
7 7 (11.48%) XHTML
8 6 (9.84%) React
9 5 (8.20%) Node.js
10 4 (6.56%) Backbone.js
10 4 (6.56%) D3.js
10 4 (6.56%) Ember.js
10 4 (6.56%) Highcharts JS
10 4 (6.56%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 4 (6.56%) RESTful
10 4 (6.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (77.05%) User Experience
2 10 (16.39%) Psychology
3 8 (13.11%) Social Media
4 4 (6.56%) Visualisation
5 3 (4.92%) RIA
6 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.28%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.64%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.64%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.92%) Android
3 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (70.49%) Wireframes
2 25 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (29.51%) Prototyping
4 14 (22.95%) Usability Testing
5 13 (21.31%) Project Management
5 13 (21.31%) Scrum
6 9 (14.75%) Information Architecture
7 8 (13.11%) E-Commerce
7 8 (13.11%) Kanban
7 8 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (13.11%) Web Design
8 7 (11.48%) BPR
8 7 (11.48%) Change Management
8 7 (11.48%) MVC
8 7 (11.48%) MVVM
8 7 (11.48%) PRINCE2
8 7 (11.48%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (9.84%) Front End Development
10 5 (8.20%) Typography
10 5 (8.20%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 27 (44.26%) JavaScript
2 6 (9.84%) C#
2 6 (9.84%) Java
3 4 (6.56%) Python
3 4 (6.56%) XAML
4 3 (4.92%) PHP
5 2 (3.28%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.64%) SQL
6 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (49.18%) Adobe
2 4 (6.56%) DevExpress
2 4 (6.56%) IBM
2 4 (6.56%) Infragistics
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.56%) Telerik
3 1 (1.64%) HP
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle