The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Balsamiq Mockups
Rank 528 513 556
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +43
Contract jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups 59 31 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.065% 0.053%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.85% 0.58% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 25 25
Average daily rate £400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £250 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6946 5388 5855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.34% 11.29% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4426 3424 3417
Average daily rate £375 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 136 207
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -65 51 £400 -5.88% 8
London -13 33 £425 - 4
Berkshire - 10 £400 -
South East - 10 £400 - 2
South West -17 7 £225 -30.76% 1
Scotland - 7 £538 -
Wiltshire - 7 £225 -
Swindon - 7 £225 -
Edinburgh - 7 £538 -
City of London -23 5 £525 +21.38% 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £125 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £125 - 2
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Trowbridge - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Oxford - - - - 2
Bournemouth - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Crawley - - - -

Balsamiq Mockups
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (59.60%) Axure RP
2 55 (55.56%) Photoshop
3 48 (48.48%) CSS
4 46 (46.46%) HTML
5 28 (28.28%) Adobe
6 27 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (27.27%) HTML5
7 26 (26.26%) JavaScript
8 25 (25.25%) Usability Testing
9 21 (21.21%) Information Architecture
10 20 (20.20%) jQuery
11 19 (19.19%) Web Design
12 18 (18.18%) CSS3
12 18 (18.18%) Mobile App
13 17 (17.17%) Responsive Web Design
13 17 (17.17%) Adobe Illustrator
14 14 (14.14%) Finance
14 14 (14.14%) MS Visio
14 14 (14.14%) Apple iOS
14 14 (14.14%) Android
15 13 (13.13%) OmniGraffle
15 13 (13.13%) Java
15 13 (13.13%) Graphic Design
16 12 (12.12%) Degree
17 11 (11.11%) Project Management
17 11 (11.11%) Use Case
17 11 (11.11%) Scrum
17 11 (11.11%) Git (software)
17 11 (11.11%) Mercurial
18 10 (10.10%) JSON

Balsamiq Mockups
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.03%) Oracle Workflow
1 3 (3.03%) Confluence
2 1 (1.01%) IIS
2 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 55 (55.56%) Photoshop
2 17 (17.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (14.14%) MS Visio
4 13 (13.13%) OmniGraffle
5 9 (9.09%) MS Office
6 4 (4.04%) InDesign
7 1 (1.01%) Fireworks
7 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.08%) GitHub
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.03%) Big Data
2 2 (2.02%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.02%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.01%) MySQL
3 1 (1.01%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 59 (59.60%) Axure RP
2 11 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.11%) Mercurial
3 9 (9.09%) Subversion
4 8 (8.08%) Xcode
5 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Blend
6 6 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (6.06%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 3 (3.03%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (3.03%) JIRA
7 3 (3.03%) ProtoShare
8 2 (2.02%) Flex Builder
8 2 (2.02%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.02%) ReSharper
8 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.01%) Selenium
9 1 (1.01%) NUnit
9 1 (1.01%) Hudson
9 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (14.14%) Finance
2 8 (8.08%) Retail
3 7 (7.07%) Banking
4 6 (6.06%) Automotive
5 5 (5.05%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.03%) Publishing
6 3 (3.03%) Spanish Language
6 3 (3.03%) Marketing
7 2 (2.02%) iGaming
7 2 (2.02%) Games
8 1 (1.01%) Military
8 1 (1.01%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 48 (48.48%) Designer
2 36 (36.36%) User Experience Designer
3 24 (24.24%) Developer
4 14 (14.14%) UI Designer
5 12 (12.12%) Analyst
6 10 (10.10%) Architect
6 10 (10.10%) Business Analyst
7 8 (8.08%) Senior Designer
7 8 (8.08%) iOS Developer
7 8 (8.08%) Senior User Experience Designer
7 8 (8.08%) Web Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Front-End Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Senior Architect
8 6 (6.06%) User Experience Architect
9 4 (4.04%) Interface Designer
9 4 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.03%) .NET Developer
10 3 (3.03%) Security Architect
10 3 (3.03%) Front-End Web Developer
10 3 (3.03%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (48.48%) CSS
2 46 (46.46%) HTML
3 27 (27.27%) HTML5
4 20 (20.20%) jQuery
5 18 (18.18%) CSS3
6 10 (10.10%) JSON
6 10 (10.10%) DOM
7 9 (9.09%) Web Services
8 8 (8.08%) iOS SDK
8 8 (8.08%) REST
8 8 (8.08%) XHTML
9 7 (7.07%) WPF
9 7 (7.07%) Silverlight
10 5 (5.05%) .NET
11 4 (4.04%) XML
12 3 (3.03%) ASP.NET
12 3 (3.03%) .NET Framework
12 3 (3.03%) Java EE
12 3 (3.03%) Ajax
12 3 (3.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 13 (13.13%) Graphic Design
3 8 (8.08%) Open Source
4 6 (6.06%) RIA
4 6 (6.06%) Smartphone
5 5 (5.05%) Digital Media
6 4 (4.04%) Psychology
6 4 (4.04%) Human Factors
6 4 (4.04%) W3C
7 2 (2.02%) Online Games
7 2 (2.02%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.02%) Streaming Video
7 2 (2.02%) Animation
7 2 (2.02%) Photography
7 2 (2.02%) Social Network
8 1 (1.01%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.01%) Taxonomies
8 1 (1.01%) Statistics
8 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.14%) Apple iOS
1 14 (14.14%) Android
2 3 (3.03%) Windows
3 2 (2.02%) Linux
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (25.25%) Usability Testing
3 21 (21.21%) Information Architecture
4 19 (19.19%) Web Design
5 17 (17.17%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (11.11%) Project Management
6 11 (11.11%) Use Case
6 11 (11.11%) Scrum
7 9 (9.09%) OO
7 9 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 9 (9.09%) Rapid Prototyping
8 8 (8.08%) Time Management
8 8 (8.08%) Multithreading
8 8 (8.08%) iOS Development
8 8 (8.08%) OOD
8 8 (8.08%) OOP
9 7 (7.07%) UML
9 7 (7.07%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (6.06%) E-Commerce
11 5 (5.05%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (26.26%) JavaScript
2 13 (13.13%) Java
3 9 (9.09%) Python
4 8 (8.08%) Objective-C
4 8 (8.08%) SQL
4 8 (8.08%) C++
5 7 (7.07%) XAML
6 3 (3.03%) PHP
6 3 (3.03%) C#
7 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.01%) C
8 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (12.12%) Degree
2 3 (3.03%) ISEB
2 3 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) WCAG
Vendors
1 28 (28.28%) Adobe
2 9 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.07%) Infragistics
4 6 (6.06%) Appcelerator
5 3 (3.03%) Oracle
6 2 (2.02%) Twitter
6 2 (2.02%) Red Gate
7 1 (1.01%) Mercator
7 1 (1.01%) Serena
7 1 (1.01%) Facebook
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