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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Balsamiq Mockups
Rank 577 577 553
Rank change year-on-year
0 -24
Contract jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups 40 13 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.025% 0.080%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.55% 0.21% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 12 31
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£395 £381 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.60% -4.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £308 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.45% +11.81%
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
7260 6249 6360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.69% 11.86% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4830 4042 3532
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 125 237
Average hourly rate £37.65 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.40% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.80 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%

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 1 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 1 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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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 +9 40 £395 +3.60% 12
London +24 25 £394 -1.56% 6
City of London +34 7 £425 -12.82% 1
Yorkshire - 6 £395 - 3
East of England - 5 £395 -
York - 4 £395 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £395 -
South East -12 3 £325 +5.69% 2
West Yorkshire - 2 - - 3
North West - 2 - - 1
Leeds - 2 - - 2
Gatwick - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Cornwall - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Stockport - - - -

Balsamiq Mockups
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 58 (76.32%) Axure RP
2 55 (72.37%) User Experience
3 45 (59.21%) Photoshop
4 43 (56.58%) HTML
5 35 (46.05%) CSS
6 32 (42.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 23 (30.26%) JavaScript
7 23 (30.26%) Adobe
8 22 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (25.00%) jQuery
9 19 (25.00%) HTML5
10 18 (23.68%) Information Architecture
11 17 (22.37%) OmniGraffle
12 15 (19.74%) CSS3
13 11 (14.47%) Dreamweaver
13 11 (14.47%) Responsive Web Design
14 10 (13.16%) .NET
14 10 (13.16%) Visual Studio
14 10 (13.16%) Ajax
15 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET
15 9 (11.84%) C#
15 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
15 9 (11.84%) MS Visio
16 8 (10.53%) Project Management
16 8 (10.53%) Microsoft
16 8 (10.53%) MVC
16 8 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (10.53%) Retail
16 8 (10.53%) Usability Testing
16 8 (10.53%) Mobile App

Balsamiq Mockups
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (1.32%) IIS
2 1 (1.32%) CMS
2 1 (1.32%) TeamSite
Applications
1 45 (59.21%) Photoshop
2 32 (42.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (22.37%) 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
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.32%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.63%) Big Data
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 58 (76.32%) Axure RP
2 11 (14.47%) Dreamweaver
3 10 (13.16%) Visual Studio
4 5 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (5.26%) ProtoShare
6 3 (3.95%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.63%) ReSharper
7 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Blend
7 2 (2.63%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.63%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.32%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.32%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.32%) WiX
8 1 (1.32%) Hudson
8 1 (1.32%) Selenium
8 1 (1.32%) NUnit
8 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.32%) MSI
General
1 8 (10.53%) Retail
2 7 (9.21%) Marketing
2 7 (9.21%) Games
2 7 (9.21%) Finance
3 3 (3.95%) iGaming
4 2 (2.63%) Automotive
4 2 (2.63%) Advertising
5 1 (1.32%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 49 (64.47%) Designer
2 27 (35.53%) UX Designer
3 15 (19.74%) Developer
4 14 (18.42%) UI Designer
5 9 (11.84%) Web Designer
5 9 (11.84%) Architect
6 8 (10.53%) User Experience Architect
7 7 (9.21%) Senior Designer
8 6 (7.89%) Web Developer
8 6 (7.89%) Senior UX Designer
8 6 (7.89%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (6.58%) Consultant
10 4 (5.26%) Photoshop Designer
11 3 (3.95%) Front-End Web Developer
11 3 (3.95%) User Experience Consultant
11 3 (3.95%) .NET Developer
11 3 (3.95%) Business Analyst
11 3 (3.95%) Analyst
12 2 (2.63%) Project Manager
12 2 (2.63%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (56.58%) HTML
2 35 (46.05%) CSS
3 19 (25.00%) jQuery
3 19 (25.00%) HTML5
4 15 (19.74%) CSS3
5 10 (13.16%) .NET
5 10 (13.16%) Ajax
6 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET
7 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (9.21%) Flash
8 6 (7.89%) JSON
9 4 (5.26%) XHTML
9 4 (5.26%) XML
9 4 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (3.95%) .NET Framework
10 3 (3.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (2.63%) NHibernate
11 2 (2.63%) WPF
11 2 (2.63%) Silverlight
11 2 (2.63%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 55 (72.37%) User Experience
2 8 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.58%) Visualisation
4 4 (5.26%) Psychology
4 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.95%) Online Games
5 3 (3.95%) RIA
5 3 (3.95%) Social Network
6 2 (2.63%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.32%) Open Source
7 1 (1.32%) Video Editing
7 1 (1.32%) Statistics
7 1 (1.32%) BBC
7 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.58%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.95%) Android
2 3 (3.95%) Windows
3 2 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (23.68%) Information Architecture
3 11 (14.47%) Responsive Web Design
4 8 (10.53%) Project Management
4 8 (10.53%) MVC
4 8 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (10.53%) Usability Testing
5 7 (9.21%) MVVM
5 7 (9.21%) Web Development
6 6 (7.89%) E-Commerce
7 5 (6.58%) Web Usability
7 5 (6.58%) Web Accessibility
7 5 (6.58%) Web Design
7 5 (6.58%) Scrum
8 4 (5.26%) Content Management
8 4 (5.26%) Kanban
8 4 (5.26%) Rapid Prototyping
8 4 (5.26%) UX Design
8 4 (5.26%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.95%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (30.26%) JavaScript
2 9 (11.84%) C#
3 5 (6.58%) SQL
4 3 (3.95%) Java
5 2 (2.63%) XAML
5 2 (2.63%) Python
5 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.32%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.32%) VB
6 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) QA
1 1 (1.32%) WCAG
Vendors
1 23 (30.26%) Adobe
2 8 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.63%) Apple
3 2 (2.63%) Infragistics
3 2 (2.63%) Twitter
3 2 (2.63%) Red Gate
4 1 (1.32%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.32%) hybris
4 1 (1.32%) Facebook
4 1 (1.32%) Serena
4 1 (1.32%) ION Trading
4 1 (1.32%) FatWire
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 200-300 Per Day
Posted: 7 days ago