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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Balsamiq Mockups
Rank 576 552 554
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +2
Contract jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups 24 23 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.043% 0.054%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.34% 0.37% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 24
Average daily rate
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£330 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -10.71%
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
7162 6249 6473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.88% 11.71% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4574 4010 3701
Average daily rate £388 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 135 224
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.75 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £54.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.00%

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 August 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 27 August 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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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 -14 24 £330 -12.00% 12
London -4 13 £336 -15.93% 8
City of London +24 6 £308 -35.26% 2
East of England -18 4 £300 -
South East -14 3 £325 +39.78% 1
Berkshire +6 2 £325 -5.79%
North West -4 2 - - 1
Hampshire -8 1 £375 +150.00%
Hertfordshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -
Slough - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
Watford - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Brighton - - - - 1
Bristol - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - -

Balsamiq Mockups
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 48 (67.61%) Axure RP
2 39 (54.93%) Photoshop
3 33 (46.48%) HTML
4 32 (45.07%) CSS
5 31 (43.66%) Adobe Illustrator
6 19 (26.76%) Adobe
7 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (23.94%) Information Architecture
8 16 (22.54%) OmniGraffle
9 15 (21.13%) JavaScript
10 14 (19.72%) HTML5
10 14 (19.72%) jQuery
11 12 (16.90%) CSS3
11 12 (16.90%) Finance
12 11 (15.49%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
14 9 (12.68%) Dreamweaver
14 9 (12.68%) Use Case
14 9 (12.68%) Responsive Web Design
15 8 (11.27%) InDesign
16 7 (9.86%) Retail
16 7 (9.86%) WPF
16 7 (9.86%) Silverlight
16 7 (9.86%) Flash
16 7 (9.86%) XAML
16 7 (9.86%) Infragistics
16 7 (9.86%) Java
16 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Blend
17 6 (8.45%) Usability Testing
17 6 (8.45%) Mobile App

Balsamiq Mockups
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3 (4.23%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.41%) Confluence
2 1 (1.41%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (1.41%) IIS
2 1 (1.41%) TeamSite
2 1 (1.41%) CMS
Applications
1 39 (54.93%) Photoshop
2 31 (43.66%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (22.54%) OmniGraffle
4 8 (11.27%) InDesign
5 5 (7.04%) Fireworks
6 4 (5.63%) MS Visio
6 4 (5.63%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (4.23%) MS Office
8 2 (2.82%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.41%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.63%) Big Data
2 3 (4.23%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.23%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.41%) MySQL
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 48 (67.61%) Axure RP
2 9 (12.68%) Dreamweaver
3 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Blend
4 5 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (5.63%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.63%) Visual Studio
5 4 (5.63%) ProtoShare
6 3 (4.23%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.82%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.82%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.41%) Selenium
8 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.41%) MSI
8 1 (1.41%) NUnit
8 1 (1.41%) Subversion
8 1 (1.41%) JIRA
8 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.41%) Hudson
8 1 (1.41%) WiX
8 1 (1.41%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (16.90%) Finance
2 7 (9.86%) Retail
3 6 (8.45%) Games
4 5 (7.04%) Marketing
5 3 (4.23%) iGaming
6 2 (2.82%) Banking
6 2 (2.82%) Automotive
6 2 (2.82%) Advertising
7 1 (1.41%) Publishing
7 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (66.20%) Designer
2 24 (33.80%) User Experience Designer
3 20 (28.17%) UI Designer
4 10 (14.08%) Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Architect
5 7 (9.86%) Senior Designer
6 6 (8.45%) Web Designer
6 6 (8.45%) Senior User Experience Designer
7 5 (7.04%) Consultant
8 4 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.63%) Interface Designer
8 4 (5.63%) Photoshop Designer
8 4 (5.63%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Front-End Web Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Agile Java Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.23%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Business Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Security Architect
9 3 (4.23%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (46.48%) HTML
2 32 (45.07%) CSS
3 14 (19.72%) jQuery
3 14 (19.72%) HTML5
4 12 (16.90%) CSS3
5 7 (9.86%) Flash
5 7 (9.86%) WPF
5 7 (9.86%) Silverlight
6 6 (8.45%) XML
7 5 (7.04%) Ajax
7 5 (7.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (5.63%) XHTML
8 4 (5.63%) .NET
9 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET
9 3 (4.23%) NHibernate
9 3 (4.23%) .NET Framework
9 3 (4.23%) Java EE
9 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (4.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (2.82%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.04%) Visualisation
3 4 (5.63%) Digital Media
4 3 (4.23%) Online Games
4 3 (4.23%) Social Network
5 2 (2.82%) RIA
5 2 (2.82%) Psychology
6 1 (1.41%) Human Factors
6 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.41%) Statistics
6 1 (1.41%) Video Editing
6 1 (1.41%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.23%) Windows
1 3 (4.23%) Linux
1 3 (4.23%) Android
1 3 (4.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (23.94%) Information Architecture
2 11 (15.49%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (12.68%) Use Case
3 9 (12.68%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (8.45%) Usability Testing
5 5 (7.04%) Scrum
5 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce
5 5 (7.04%) MVVM
6 4 (5.63%) User Experience Design
6 4 (5.63%) Rapid Prototyping
6 4 (5.63%) User Stories
6 4 (5.63%) BDD
6 4 (5.63%) MVC
6 4 (5.63%) Workflow
6 4 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (5.63%) Kanban
6 4 (5.63%) TDD
6 4 (5.63%) Competitor Analysis
6 4 (5.63%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.13%) JavaScript
2 7 (9.86%) Java
2 7 (9.86%) XAML
3 6 (8.45%) SQL
4 3 (4.23%) C#
5 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.82%) Python
6 1 (1.41%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.41%) C
6 1 (1.41%) PHP
6 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.41%) VB
6 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) WCAG
2 1 (1.41%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (26.76%) Adobe
2 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.86%) Infragistics
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle
5 2 (2.82%) Red Gate
5 2 (2.82%) Twitter
6 1 (1.41%) Facebook
6 1 (1.41%) FatWire
6 1 (1.41%) Serena
6 1 (1.41%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.41%) DevExpress
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Blu Digital
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 14 days ago
Central London / West End
Vitamin T
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago