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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Balsamiq Mockups
Rank 575 542 554
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +12
Contract jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups 29 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.045% 0.050%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.41% 0.39% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 26
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £150 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £231 £350
% change year-on-year
+29.72% -33.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7010 5871 6100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.82% 11.49% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4495 3682 3574
Average daily rate £388 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 143 219
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -3 27 £313 -16.66% 16
London +15 17 £306 -23.43% 7
City of London +13 5 £275 -10.20% 2
East of England -25 5 £288 - 1
South East -28 3 £325 +116.66% 4
Berkshire +2 2 £325 -13.33%
Scotland - 2 £230 -
North West -6 1 - - 4
Hampshire -11 1 £375 +150.00% 2
Glasgow - 1 - -
Leeds - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Manchester - - - - 2
Oxford - - - -
Slough - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cardiff - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
South Wales - - - - 1
South West - - - -
Wales - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -

Balsamiq Mockups
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 56 (62.22%) Axure RP
2 51 (56.67%) HTML
2 51 (56.67%) CSS
3 50 (55.56%) Photoshop
4 30 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 28 (31.11%) JavaScript
6 27 (30.00%) Adobe
7 25 (27.78%) HTML5
8 24 (26.67%) jQuery
9 21 (23.33%) Information Architecture
9 21 (23.33%) Responsive Web Design
10 20 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (18.89%) OmniGraffle
12 16 (17.78%) Usability Testing
13 14 (15.56%) Web Design
13 14 (15.56%) CSS3
14 13 (14.44%) MS Visio
15 12 (13.33%) Mobile App
16 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
17 10 (11.11%) Finance
17 10 (11.11%) DOM
17 10 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
18 9 (10.00%) Scrum
18 9 (10.00%) Retail
18 9 (10.00%) Use Case
18 9 (10.00%) Flash
19 7 (7.78%) MS Office
19 7 (7.78%) Java
19 7 (7.78%) SQL
19 7 (7.78%) XAML

Balsamiq Mockups
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (2.22%) Confluence
3 1 (1.11%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (1.11%) IIS
3 1 (1.11%) TeamSite
3 1 (1.11%) CMS
Applications
1 50 (55.56%) Photoshop
2 30 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (18.89%) OmniGraffle
4 13 (14.44%) MS Visio
5 7 (7.78%) MS Office
5 7 (7.78%) InDesign
6 4 (4.44%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (3.33%) Fireworks
8 2 (2.22%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) Internet
2 1 (1.11%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.44%) Big Data
2 3 (3.33%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.11%) MySQL
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 56 (62.22%) Axure RP
2 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Blend
2 7 (7.78%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.44%) ProtoShare
4 4 (4.44%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.44%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (3.33%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.22%) Flex Builder
6 2 (2.22%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.22%) JIRA
6 2 (2.22%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.11%) Selenium
7 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.11%) MSI
7 1 (1.11%) NUnit
7 1 (1.11%) Subversion
7 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.11%) Hudson
General
1 10 (11.11%) Finance
2 9 (10.00%) Retail
3 5 (5.56%) Automotive
3 5 (5.56%) Games
4 4 (4.44%) Marketing
5 3 (3.33%) iGaming
5 3 (3.33%) Publishing
6 2 (2.22%) Banking
6 2 (2.22%) Advertising
7 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (57.78%) Designer
2 29 (32.22%) User Experience Designer
3 22 (24.44%) UI Designer
4 16 (17.78%) Developer
5 11 (12.22%) Architect
6 7 (7.78%) Web Developer
6 7 (7.78%) User Experience Architect
7 6 (6.67%) Senior Designer
7 6 (6.67%) Senior Architect
8 5 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Web Designer
8 5 (5.56%) Senior User Experience Designer
9 4 (4.44%) Interface Designer
9 4 (4.44%) Consultant
9 4 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.44%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Photoshop Designer
10 3 (3.33%) Agile Java Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (56.67%) HTML
1 51 (56.67%) CSS
2 25 (27.78%) HTML5
3 24 (26.67%) jQuery
4 14 (15.56%) CSS3
5 10 (11.11%) DOM
6 9 (10.00%) Flash
7 7 (7.78%) WPF
7 7 (7.78%) Silverlight
8 5 (5.56%) Ajax
8 5 (5.56%) XHTML
8 5 (5.56%) XML
9 4 (4.44%) .NET
9 4 (4.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (3.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (3.33%) Apache Flex
10 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET
10 3 (3.33%) NHibernate
10 3 (3.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.67%) Visualisation
2 6 (6.67%) RIA
3 5 (5.56%) Digital Media
4 4 (4.44%) Psychology
4 4 (4.44%) Human Factors
5 3 (3.33%) Social Network
5 3 (3.33%) Online Games
5 3 (3.33%) W3C
5 3 (3.33%) Smartphone
5 3 (3.33%) Graphic Design
6 2 (2.22%) Animation
6 2 (2.22%) Photography
6 2 (2.22%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.11%) Video Editing
7 1 (1.11%) Statistics
7 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.67%) Android
1 6 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.33%) Windows
2 3 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.33%) Information Architecture
1 21 (23.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 20 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (17.78%) Usability Testing
4 14 (15.56%) Web Design
5 10 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (10.00%) Scrum
6 9 (10.00%) Use Case
7 7 (7.78%) User Experience Design
7 7 (7.78%) Rapid Prototyping
8 5 (5.56%) MVVM
8 5 (5.56%) E-Commerce
9 4 (4.44%) Workflow
9 4 (4.44%) Project Management
9 4 (4.44%) MVC
9 4 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (4.44%) TDD
9 4 (4.44%) Industrial Design
9 4 (4.44%) Competitor Analysis
9 4 (4.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (31.11%) JavaScript
2 7 (7.78%) SQL
2 7 (7.78%) Java
2 7 (7.78%) XAML
3 3 (3.33%) C#
4 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.22%) Python
5 1 (1.11%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.11%) C
5 1 (1.11%) PHP
5 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.11%) VB
5 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (4.44%) Degree
2 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.11%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) WCAG
2 1 (1.11%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (30.00%) Adobe
2 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.78%) Infragistics
4 3 (3.33%) Oracle
4 3 (3.33%) Appcelerator
5 2 (2.22%) Red Gate
5 2 (2.22%) Twitter
6 1 (1.11%) Facebook
6 1 (1.11%) Mercator
6 1 (1.11%) FatWire
6 1 (1.11%) Serena
6 1 (1.11%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.11%) DevExpress
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