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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Balsamiq Mockups
Rank 577 561 516
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -45
Contract jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups 46 32 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.063% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.62% 0.46% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 22 46
Average daily rate £414 £364 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.74% -13.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £460 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £335 £400
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -16.25%
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
7472 6915 5965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.74% 13.52% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4970 4643 3751
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 126 129
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.70 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.44% -2.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.73 £26.06 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -1.33%

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 13 February 2016.

Balsamiq Mockups Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Balsamiq Mockups
Top 15 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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +19 45 £425 +16.83% 12
London +18 31 £450 +5.88% 6
East of England +8 7 £400 - 1
Norfolk -4 7 £400 -
South East +6 6 £450 +80.00%
Berkshire +10 3 £400 +15.94%
City of London +46 2 £326 -23.23% 2
Hampshire - 2 £450 -
Norwich -4 1 £300 -
Lancashire -5 1 £300 -27.27%
North West -12 1 £300 -9.43% 1
Kent - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 - -
Andover - 1 £450 -
Preston - 1 £300 -

Balsamiq Mockups
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 84 (80.77%) User Experience
2 78 (75.00%) Axure RP
3 64 (61.54%) HTML
4 59 (56.73%) Adobe
4 59 (56.73%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (53.85%) Photoshop
6 46 (44.23%) CSS
7 40 (38.46%) JavaScript
8 34 (32.69%) Project Management
8 34 (32.69%) Degree
9 31 (29.81%) Psychology
10 27 (25.96%) Adobe Illustrator
10 27 (25.96%) Information Architecture
11 25 (24.04%) MS Visio
12 22 (21.15%) Usability Testing
12 22 (21.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 21 (20.19%) Marketing
14 15 (14.42%) Front End Development
14 15 (14.42%) jQuery
15 14 (13.46%) OmniGraffle
15 14 (13.46%) Product Management
15 14 (13.46%) Analytics
16 13 (12.50%) RIA
16 13 (12.50%) Graphic Design
16 13 (12.50%) Web Development
16 13 (12.50%) Web Design
17 12 (11.54%) Industrial Design
17 12 (11.54%) Mentoring
18 11 (10.58%) Android
18 11 (10.58%) Software Engineering

Balsamiq Mockups
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 7 (6.73%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.77%) Confluence
2 6 (5.77%) IIS
3 5 (4.81%) Node.js
3 5 (4.81%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.96%) CMS
4 1 (0.96%) JBoss
Applications
1 56 (53.85%) Photoshop
2 27 (25.96%) Adobe Illustrator
3 25 (24.04%) MS Visio
4 22 (21.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 14 (13.46%) OmniGraffle
6 5 (4.81%) MS Excel
7 2 (1.92%) MS Office
8 1 (0.96%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.96%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.96%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.77%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.88%) GitHub
3 2 (1.92%) SaaS
4 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.96%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.96%) DNS
1 1 (0.96%) Internet
1 1 (0.96%) Kerberos
1 1 (0.96%) SSH
1 1 (0.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.81%) InterSystems Cache
3 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.92%) MySQL
5 1 (0.96%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 78 (75.00%) Axure RP
2 10 (9.62%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.62%) Jasmine
3 9 (8.65%) JIRA
4 7 (6.73%) Selenium
4 7 (6.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (5.77%) SpecFlow
6 5 (4.81%) gulp
7 3 (2.88%) Bower
7 3 (2.88%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (2.88%) Grunt
7 3 (2.88%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.88%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Blend
7 3 (2.88%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (2.88%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.92%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.96%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.96%) MSI
9 1 (0.96%) Subversion
General
1 21 (20.19%) Marketing
2 7 (6.73%) Finance
3 5 (4.81%) Legal
3 5 (4.81%) Military
4 4 (3.85%) Brand Awareness
4 4 (3.85%) Multimedia
5 3 (2.88%) Advertising
5 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.92%) Publishing
6 2 (1.92%) Retail
7 1 (0.96%) Automotive
7 1 (0.96%) Games
Job Titles
1 51 (49.04%) Designer
2 36 (34.62%) Architect
2 36 (34.62%) User Experience Architect
3 35 (33.65%) UX Designer
4 15 (14.42%) Developer
5 13 (12.50%) UI Designer
6 10 (9.62%) Visual Designer
7 8 (7.69%) UI/UX Designer
8 7 (6.73%) .NET Developer
8 7 (6.73%) Consultant
8 7 (6.73%) Senior Architect
8 7 (6.73%) Senior User Experience Architect
8 7 (6.73%) User Experience Consultant
9 5 (4.81%) Digital Designer
10 4 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (3.85%) Senior Designer
10 4 (3.85%) Senior UX Designer
11 3 (2.88%) JavaScript Developer
11 3 (2.88%) UX Developer
11 3 (2.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (61.54%) HTML
2 46 (44.23%) CSS
3 15 (14.42%) jQuery
4 10 (9.62%) .NET
4 10 (9.62%) HTML5
5 8 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 7 (6.73%) .NET Framework
6 7 (6.73%) AngularJS
6 7 (6.73%) KnockoutJS
6 7 (6.73%) React
7 6 (5.77%) Ajax
7 6 (5.77%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (5.77%) Breeze.js
7 6 (5.77%) CSS3
7 6 (5.77%) Durandal
7 6 (5.77%) Entity Framework
7 6 (5.77%) Web Services
8 5 (4.81%) OAuth2
8 5 (4.81%) SAML
8 5 (4.81%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 84 (80.77%) User Experience
2 31 (29.81%) Psychology
3 13 (12.50%) Graphic Design
3 13 (12.50%) RIA
4 10 (9.62%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.81%) Copywriting
5 5 (4.81%) N-Tier
5 5 (4.81%) Visualisation
6 4 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.85%) Blog
6 4 (3.85%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.96%) Online Games
7 1 (0.96%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.96%) Smart Energy
7 1 (0.96%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.58%) Android
2 8 (7.69%) Windows
3 7 (6.73%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.81%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.92%) Linux
5 2 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (56.73%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (32.69%) Project Management
3 27 (25.96%) Information Architecture
4 22 (21.15%) Usability Testing
5 15 (14.42%) Front End Development
6 14 (13.46%) Analytics
6 14 (13.46%) Product Management
7 13 (12.50%) Web Design
7 13 (12.50%) Web Development
8 12 (11.54%) Industrial Design
8 12 (11.54%) Mentoring
9 11 (10.58%) Human Factors
9 11 (10.58%) Scrum
9 11 (10.58%) Software Engineering
10 9 (8.65%) E-Commerce
11 7 (6.73%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (6.73%) CRM
11 7 (6.73%) Web Analytics
12 6 (5.77%) BDD
12 6 (5.77%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 40 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 7 (6.73%) C#
2 7 (6.73%) SQL
3 6 (5.77%) C
3 6 (5.77%) T-SQL
3 6 (5.77%) TypeScript
4 5 (4.81%) Java
4 5 (4.81%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.85%) PHP
6 3 (2.88%) Python
6 3 (2.88%) XAML
7 1 (0.96%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.96%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.96%) AWK
7 1 (0.96%) C++
7 1 (0.96%) Perl
7 1 (0.96%) Ruby
7 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.96%) VB
7 1 (0.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (32.69%) Degree
2 7 (6.73%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.77%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 59 (56.73%) Adobe
2 8 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.77%) Google
4 5 (4.81%) Atlassian
5 4 (3.85%) Oracle
6 2 (1.92%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.96%) Serena
7 1 (0.96%) Siebel
7 1 (0.96%) Sybase
7 1 (0.96%) Tableau
7 1 (0.96%) Twitter
London
Volt
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Xcede
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago