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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Balsamiq Mockups
Rank 573 570 535
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -35
Contract jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups 45 16 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.030% 0.091%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.60% 0.26% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 13 33
Average daily rate
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£395 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.96% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £495 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £308 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.45% -12.14%
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
7453 6239 6221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.80% 11.87% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4986 4066 3511
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 141 244
Average hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.70 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £47.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +3.67%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 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
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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 0 45 £395 +8.96% 8
London +8 30 £413 +13.79% 4
City of London +27 8 £420 -16.00%
East of England - 7 £398 -
Yorkshire - 6 £395 - 1
North Yorkshire - 4 £395 -
York - 4 £395 -
South East -23 2 £80 -73.98% 2
West Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Leeds - 2 - - 1
North West - 2 £400 - 1
Gatwick - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £80 - 1
Oxford - 1 £80 -
Stockport - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Watford - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Liverpool - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Camborne - - - -

Balsamiq Mockups
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 59 (77.63%) Axure RP
2 57 (75.00%) User Experience
3 47 (61.84%) Photoshop
4 43 (56.58%) HTML
5 33 (43.42%) CSS
6 32 (42.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 27 (35.53%) Adobe
8 20 (26.32%) JavaScript
8 20 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (23.68%) jQuery
10 17 (22.37%) Information Architecture
11 16 (21.05%) OmniGraffle
12 15 (19.74%) HTML5
13 12 (15.79%) Dreamweaver
14 11 (14.47%) CSS3
14 11 (14.47%) Responsive Web Design
15 10 (13.16%) Ajax
16 9 (11.84%) Usability Testing
16 9 (11.84%) MS Visio
16 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
16 9 (11.84%) Mobile App
17 8 (10.53%) Visual Studio
17 8 (10.53%) .NET
17 8 (10.53%) Finance
17 8 (10.53%) Project Management
17 8 (10.53%) Retail
18 7 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
18 7 (9.21%) Marketing
18 7 (9.21%) Web Development
18 7 (9.21%) Degree

Balsamiq Mockups
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.32%) TeamSite
2 1 (1.32%) CMS
2 1 (1.32%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.32%) Confluence
2 1 (1.32%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (1.32%) IIS
2 1 (1.32%) JBoss
2 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 47 (61.84%) Photoshop
2 32 (42.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (21.05%) OmniGraffle
4 9 (11.84%) MS Visio
5 7 (9.21%) Fireworks
6 6 (7.89%) InDesign
6 6 (7.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (5.26%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (3.95%) MS Office
9 2 (2.63%) Acrobat
9 2 (2.63%) Adobe Premiere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.32%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.32%) Jackrabbit
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.32%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 59 (77.63%) Axure RP
2 12 (15.79%) Dreamweaver
3 8 (10.53%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.63%) Selenium
5 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.32%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.32%) MSI
6 1 (1.32%) NUnit
6 1 (1.32%) Maven
6 1 (1.32%) JIRA
6 1 (1.32%) Hudson
6 1 (1.32%) WiX
6 1 (1.32%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.32%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.32%) Mockito
6 1 (1.32%) ProtoShare
General
1 8 (10.53%) Finance
1 8 (10.53%) Retail
2 7 (9.21%) Marketing
3 5 (6.58%) Games
4 2 (2.63%) Automotive
4 2 (2.63%) Advertising
5 1 (1.32%) Music Industry
5 1 (1.32%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 49 (64.47%) Designer
2 28 (36.84%) UX Designer
3 13 (17.11%) Developer
4 10 (13.16%) Architect
5 9 (11.84%) Web Designer
5 9 (11.84%) Senior Designer
5 9 (11.84%) UI Designer
5 9 (11.84%) User Experience Architect
6 8 (10.53%) Senior UX Designer
7 6 (7.89%) Front-End Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Web Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Consultant
9 4 (5.26%) Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Business Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Photoshop Designer
10 3 (3.95%) Front-End Web Developer
10 3 (3.95%) User Experience Consultant
11 2 (2.63%) Visual Designer
11 2 (2.63%) User Experience Researcher
11 2 (2.63%) Creative Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (56.58%) HTML
2 33 (43.42%) CSS
3 18 (23.68%) jQuery
4 15 (19.74%) HTML5
5 11 (14.47%) CSS3
6 10 (13.16%) Ajax
7 8 (10.53%) .NET
8 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET
8 7 (9.21%) Flash
8 7 (9.21%) JSON
9 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (3.95%) XML
11 2 (2.63%) Web Services
11 2 (2.63%) XHTML
11 2 (2.63%) Hibernate
11 2 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (1.32%) Breeze.js
12 1 (1.32%) Durandal
12 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web API
12 1 (1.32%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 57 (75.00%) User Experience
2 9 (11.84%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.58%) Visualisation
4 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.26%) Psychology
5 3 (3.95%) RIA
6 2 (2.63%) Graphic Design
6 2 (2.63%) Open Source
7 1 (1.32%) Video Editing
7 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.32%) BBC
7 1 (1.32%) Online Games
7 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.32%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.89%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.26%) Android
3 1 (1.32%) Windows
3 1 (1.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.37%) Information Architecture
3 11 (14.47%) Responsive Web Design
4 9 (11.84%) Usability Testing
5 8 (10.53%) Project Management
6 7 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (9.21%) Web Development
7 6 (7.89%) MVC
7 6 (7.89%) MVVM
8 5 (6.58%) UX Design
8 5 (6.58%) Web Usability
8 5 (6.58%) Web Accessibility
8 5 (6.58%) Web Design
9 4 (5.26%) Scrum
9 4 (5.26%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.26%) Content Management
9 4 (5.26%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (3.95%) BDD
10 3 (3.95%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 20 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 7 (9.21%) C#
3 3 (3.95%) Java
3 3 (3.95%) SQL
4 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.32%) VB
4 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.32%) Python
4 1 (1.32%) TypeScript
4 1 (1.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) Degree
2 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) WCAG
1 1 (1.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (35.53%) Adobe
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.63%) Apple
4 1 (1.32%) FatWire
4 1 (1.32%) Serena
4 1 (1.32%) ION Trading
4 1 (1.32%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.32%) hybris
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