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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Balsamiq Mockups
Rank 607 564 557
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -7
Contract jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups 51 67 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.62% 0.93% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 40 36
Average daily rate £450 £356 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -16.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £264 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+9.25% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.00

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
8247 7225 6836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.75% 12.94% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5600 4623 4389
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 £313 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 144 132
Average hourly rate £42.37 £37.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.51% -3.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.40 £25.47 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -3.89%

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 30 April 2016.

Balsamiq Mockups Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Balsamiq Mockups
Top 10 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 30 April 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 -32 44 £475 +40.22% 11
London +4 41 £475 +26.66% 4
City of London +51 12 £388 -3.12% 2
Scotland -14 6 £369 -18.05% 3
Edinburgh - 4 £413 - 2
North West -5 2 - - 3
East of England +4 1 £400 - 1
Glasgow +1 1 £300 -33.33% 1
Norfolk -5 1 £400 -
Stirling - 1 £338 -

Balsamiq Mockups
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 87 (87.00%) User Experience
2 82 (82.00%) Axure RP
3 73 (73.00%) Adobe
4 67 (67.00%) HTML
5 58 (58.00%) Project Management
6 56 (56.00%) Degree
7 54 (54.00%) Psychology
8 48 (48.00%) JavaScript
9 47 (47.00%) MS Visio
9 47 (47.00%) Agile Software Development
10 46 (46.00%) Web Development
10 46 (46.00%) CSS
11 41 (41.00%) Information Architecture
12 39 (39.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 38 (38.00%) Usability Testing
14 37 (37.00%) Marketing
15 35 (35.00%) Photoshop
16 33 (33.00%) Product Management
17 32 (32.00%) RIA
18 30 (30.00%) Software Engineering
18 30 (30.00%) Mentoring
19 29 (29.00%) Industrial Design
19 29 (29.00%) Human Factors
20 17 (17.00%) Web Design
21 15 (15.00%) Adobe Illustrator
21 15 (15.00%) Mobile App
22 12 (12.00%) OmniGraffle
23 11 (11.00%) Finance
23 11 (11.00%) JIRA
24 10 (10.00%) jQuery

Balsamiq Mockups
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 5 (5.00%) IIS
1 5 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (4.00%) CMS
2 4 (4.00%) Confluence
2 4 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (3.00%) Node.js
4 1 (1.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 47 (47.00%) MS Visio
2 39 (39.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 35 (35.00%) Photoshop
4 15 (15.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 12 (12.00%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (2.00%) MS Excel
7 1 (1.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.00%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.00%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.00%) Google Analytics
1 4 (4.00%) Lucidchart
2 3 (3.00%) SaaS
3 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.00%) Internet
1 1 (1.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.00%) InterSystems Cache
2 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.00%) MySQL
3 1 (1.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 82 (82.00%) Axure RP
2 11 (11.00%) JIRA
3 7 (7.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (5.00%) Jasmine
5 5 (5.00%) Selenium
5 5 (5.00%) SpecFlow
6 3 (3.00%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.00%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (2.00%) Android Studio
7 2 (2.00%) Gradle
7 2 (2.00%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.00%) Bower
8 1 (1.00%) gulp
8 1 (1.00%) InstallShield
8 1 (1.00%) NuGet
8 1 (1.00%) Subversion
8 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (37.00%) Marketing
2 11 (11.00%) Finance
3 8 (8.00%) Multimedia
4 5 (5.00%) Military
5 4 (4.00%) Legal
6 2 (2.00%) Brand Awareness
6 2 (2.00%) Retail
7 1 (1.00%) Advertising
7 1 (1.00%) Games
7 1 (1.00%) Publishing
7 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (54.00%) Architect
1 54 (54.00%) User Experience Architect
2 34 (34.00%) Designer
3 23 (23.00%) UX Designer
4 13 (13.00%) Senior Architect
4 13 (13.00%) Senior User Experience Architect
5 12 (12.00%) Developer
6 9 (9.00%) Visual Designer
7 6 (6.00%) .NET Developer
8 5 (5.00%) Analyst
8 5 (5.00%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.00%) UI Designer
9 4 (4.00%) UI/UX Designer
10 3 (3.00%) Consultant
10 3 (3.00%) Digital Analyst
10 3 (3.00%) Digital Business Analyst
10 3 (3.00%) Senior Designer
10 3 (3.00%) Senior UX Designer
10 3 (3.00%) User Experience Consultant
11 2 (2.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (67.00%) HTML
2 46 (46.00%) CSS
3 10 (10.00%) jQuery
4 9 (9.00%) .NET
5 7 (7.00%) HTML5
5 7 (7.00%) React
5 7 (7.00%) Web Services
6 6 (6.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (6.00%) Ajax
6 6 (6.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (6.00%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (5.00%) Breeze.js
7 5 (5.00%) Durandal
7 5 (5.00%) Entity Framework
7 5 (5.00%) OAuth2
7 5 (5.00%) OpenID
7 5 (5.00%) SAML
7 5 (5.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 3 (3.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 87 (87.00%) User Experience
2 54 (54.00%) Psychology
3 32 (32.00%) RIA
4 15 (15.00%) Mobile App
5 8 (8.00%) Digital Media
5 8 (8.00%) Graphic Design
6 6 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (5.00%) N-Tier
8 4 (4.00%) Visualisation
9 3 (3.00%) Copywriting
10 2 (2.00%) Blog
11 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
11 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
11 1 (1.00%) New Media
11 1 (1.00%) Online Games
11 1 (1.00%) Reinsurance
11 1 (1.00%) Smart Energy
11 1 (1.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.00%) Android
1 7 (7.00%) Windows
2 5 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (5.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (58.00%) Project Management
2 47 (47.00%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (46.00%) Web Development
4 41 (41.00%) Information Architecture
5 38 (38.00%) Usability Testing
6 33 (33.00%) Product Management
7 30 (30.00%) Mentoring
7 30 (30.00%) Software Engineering
8 29 (29.00%) Human Factors
8 29 (29.00%) Industrial Design
9 17 (17.00%) Web Design
10 9 (9.00%) Scrum
11 8 (8.00%) Analytics
11 8 (8.00%) Business Analysis
12 7 (7.00%) Configuration Management
12 7 (7.00%) CRM
13 6 (6.00%) Responsive Web Design
13 6 (6.00%) Service Design
14 5 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
14 5 (5.00%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 48 (48.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (6.00%) C#
2 6 (6.00%) SQL
3 5 (5.00%) Java
3 5 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (5.00%) TypeScript
4 3 (3.00%) PHP
5 2 (2.00%) Apple Swift
5 2 (2.00%) C
5 2 (2.00%) Objective-C
5 2 (2.00%) Python
6 1 (1.00%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.00%) AWK
6 1 (1.00%) Lua
6 1 (1.00%) Perl
6 1 (1.00%) sed
6 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 56 (56.00%) Degree
2 6 (6.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 73 (73.00%) Adobe
2 6 (6.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.00%) Atlassian
4 4 (4.00%) Google
4 4 (4.00%) Oracle
4 4 (4.00%) Sitecore
5 3 (3.00%) Optimizely
6 2 (2.00%) Twitter
7 1 (1.00%) DevExpress
7 1 (1.00%) Facebook
7 1 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.00%) Siebel
7 1 (1.00%) Sybase
7 1 (1.00%) Tableau
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