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 February 2015 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Balsamiq Mockups
Rank 534 507 504
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -3
Contract jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups 42 59 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.12% 0.074%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.60% 0.98% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 47 32
Average daily rate
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£354 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £550 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
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
7034 6005 5043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.40% 11.95% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4629 3776 3188
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 113 159
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £19.19 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.95 £54.00 £43.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +5.00%

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 February 2015.

Balsamiq Mockups Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Balsamiq Mockups
Top 18 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 February 2015. 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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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 -37 38 £354 -16.76% 15
London -29 16 £375 -14.77% 8
South East -30 10 £288 -28.12% 3
North West -10 5 £325 -23.52% 2
City of London +15 3 £425 -22.72% 2
Surrey - 2 £335 - 1
East of England +1 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -11 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 - - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £325 - 1
Norwich - 1 - - 1
York - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Oxford - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1

Balsamiq Mockups
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 75 (78.95%) User Experience
2 73 (76.84%) Axure RP
3 49 (51.58%) HTML
4 42 (44.21%) Photoshop
5 39 (41.05%) CSS
6 30 (31.58%) Adobe Illustrator
7 29 (30.53%) Adobe
8 28 (29.47%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (26.32%) OmniGraffle
10 22 (23.16%) JavaScript
11 21 (22.11%) jQuery
12 20 (21.05%) Information Architecture
13 15 (15.79%) HTML5
13 15 (15.79%) Project Management
14 13 (13.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 13 (13.68%) MS Visio
14 13 (13.68%) Retail
14 13 (13.68%) Degree
15 12 (12.63%) Finance
15 12 (12.63%) CSS3
16 11 (11.58%) Responsive Web Design
16 11 (11.58%) Usability Testing
17 10 (10.53%) Marketing
17 10 (10.53%) Dreamweaver
18 9 (9.47%) E-Commerce
18 9 (9.47%) JSON
19 8 (8.42%) Psychology
19 8 (8.42%) RIA
19 8 (8.42%) Product Management
19 8 (8.42%) SQL Server

Balsamiq Mockups
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (4.21%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.05%) CMS
2 1 (1.05%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.05%) Confluence
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.05%) JBoss
2 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
Applications
1 42 (44.21%) Photoshop
2 30 (31.58%) Adobe Illustrator
3 25 (26.32%) OmniGraffle
4 13 (13.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 13 (13.68%) MS Visio
5 6 (6.32%) InDesign
6 5 (5.26%) Fireworks
7 3 (3.16%) MS Project
8 2 (2.11%) MS Excel
8 2 (2.11%) Acrobat
9 1 (1.05%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (1.05%) Adobe After Effects
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.42%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.05%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 73 (76.84%) Axure RP
2 10 (10.53%) Dreamweaver
3 6 (6.32%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.16%) ProtoShare
5 1 (1.05%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.05%) Liquibase
5 1 (1.05%) GitLab
5 1 (1.05%) Maven
5 1 (1.05%) JIRA
5 1 (1.05%) Selenium
5 1 (1.05%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.05%) Mockito
General
1 13 (13.68%) Retail
2 12 (12.63%) Finance
3 10 (10.53%) Marketing
4 4 (4.21%) Banking
5 3 (3.16%) Games
6 2 (2.11%) iGaming
7 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.05%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 58 (61.05%) Designer
2 44 (46.32%) UX Designer
3 14 (14.74%) User Experience Architect
3 14 (14.74%) Architect
3 14 (14.74%) Developer
4 11 (11.58%) Analyst
4 11 (11.58%) Senior UX Designer
4 11 (11.58%) Senior Designer
4 11 (11.58%) UI Designer
5 8 (8.42%) Business Analyst
6 7 (7.37%) Web Developer
7 5 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) Senior Architect
8 4 (4.21%) Visual Designer
9 3 (3.16%) Web Designer
9 3 (3.16%) E-Commerce Project Manager
9 3 (3.16%) E-Commerce Manager
9 3 (3.16%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (2.11%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (51.58%) HTML
2 39 (41.05%) CSS
3 21 (22.11%) jQuery
4 15 (15.79%) HTML5
5 12 (12.63%) CSS3
6 9 (9.47%) JSON
7 7 (7.37%) Ajax
8 6 (6.32%) .NET
8 6 (6.32%) ASP.NET
9 4 (4.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (4.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (2.11%) PhoneGap
10 2 (2.11%) Backbone.js
10 2 (2.11%) XHTML
11 1 (1.05%) Hibernate
11 1 (1.05%) Spring
11 1 (1.05%) Web Services
11 1 (1.05%) XML
11 1 (1.05%) XSL
11 1 (1.05%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 75 (78.95%) User Experience
2 8 (8.42%) Psychology
2 8 (8.42%) RIA
3 6 (6.32%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.26%) Graphic Design
4 5 (5.26%) Human Factors
5 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.11%) Social Network
5 2 (2.11%) Online Games
5 2 (2.11%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.05%) Open Source
6 1 (1.05%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.47%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.05%) Information Architecture
3 15 (15.79%) Project Management
4 11 (11.58%) Usability Testing
4 11 (11.58%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (9.47%) E-Commerce
6 8 (8.42%) Product Management
6 8 (8.42%) Mentoring
7 7 (7.37%) Business Analysis
8 6 (6.32%) Software Engineering
8 6 (6.32%) MVVM
9 5 (5.26%) User Stories
9 5 (5.26%) Web Development
9 5 (5.26%) Use Case
9 5 (5.26%) Web Usability
9 5 (5.26%) Web Accessibility
9 5 (5.26%) MVC
9 5 (5.26%) Web Design
10 4 (4.21%) Content Management
10 4 (4.21%) Industrial Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.16%) JavaScript
2 6 (6.32%) C#
3 2 (2.11%) PHP
3 2 (2.11%) SQL
4 1 (1.05%) VBA
4 1 (1.05%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (13.68%) Degree
2 6 (6.32%) SC Cleared
2 6 (6.32%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.21%) ISEB
4 1 (1.05%) VCP4
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (30.53%) Adobe
2 4 (4.21%) hybris
3 2 (2.11%) Apple
3 2 (2.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle
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