The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Balsamiq Mockups skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Balsamiq Mockups over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Balsamiq Mockups
London / City of London
Rank 149 151 191
Rank change year-on-year +2 +40  
Contract jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups 6 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.20% 0.24% 0.079%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.08% 1.55% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 4
Median daily rate £425 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -15.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £244 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £413 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £335
% change year-on-year - +19.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Balsamiq Mockups is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 556 517 698
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 18.35% 15.54% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 411 535
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £36.82 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +34.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Balsamiq Mockups
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Balsamiq Mockups as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Balsamiq Mockups in the City of London

Balsamiq Mockups
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Balsamiq Mockups in the City of London

Balsamiq Mockups
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups in the City of London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Balsamiq Mockups in the City of London

Balsamiq Mockups
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Balsamiq Mockups.

1 12 (85.71%) User Experience
2 10 (71.43%) HTML
2 10 (71.43%) CSS
3 9 (64.29%) Photoshop
3 9 (64.29%) Banking
3 9 (64.29%) Wireframes
4 8 (57.14%) CSS3
5 7 (50.00%) MVVM
5 7 (50.00%) Adobe
6 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 6 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (42.86%) HTML5
7 5 (35.71%) Axure RP
7 5 (35.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (28.57%) NCrunch
8 4 (28.57%) Garbage Collection
8 4 (28.57%) IBM
8 4 (28.57%) Front Office
8 4 (28.57%) XAML
8 4 (28.57%) Infragistics
8 4 (28.57%) Finance
8 4 (28.57%) .NET
8 4 (28.57%) C#
8 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 4 (28.57%) snoop
8 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
8 4 (28.57%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 4 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (28.57%) Bitbucket
8 4 (28.57%) TeamCity

Balsamiq Mockups
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Photoshop
2 6 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (21.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (21.43%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (14.29%) InVision
4 2 (14.29%) UXPin
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) snoop
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Axure RP
2 4 (28.57%) Bitbucket
2 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 4 (28.57%) NCrunch
2 4 (28.57%) NUnit
2 4 (28.57%) ReSharper
2 4 (28.57%) TeamCity
3 3 (21.43%) Jasmine
3 3 (21.43%) Selenium
4 2 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
General
1 9 (64.29%) Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Front Office
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) Designer
2 8 (57.14%) UX Designer
3 7 (50.00%) UI Developer
4 5 (35.71%) HTML CSS Developer
4 5 (35.71%) HTML Developer
5 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
5 4 (28.57%) C# WPF Developer
5 4 (28.57%) UI Designer
5 4 (28.57%) UI/UX Designer
5 4 (28.57%) UI/UX Developer
5 4 (28.57%) UX Developer
5 4 (28.57%) WPF Developer
6 3 (21.43%) Angular Developer
6 3 (21.43%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (14.29%) Mobile Designer
7 2 (14.29%) Mobile UX Designer
7 2 (14.29%) XAML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) CSS
1 10 (71.43%) HTML
2 8 (57.14%) CSS3
3 6 (42.86%) HTML5
4 5 (35.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (28.57%) .NET
5 4 (28.57%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 4 (28.57%) WPF
6 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
6 3 (21.43%) LESS
6 3 (21.43%) Sass
7 2 (14.29%) Framer.js
7 2 (14.29%) jQuery
7 2 (14.29%) XHTML
8 1 (7.14%) J2EE
8 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) User Experience
2 3 (21.43%) Online Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Wireframes
2 7 (50.00%) MVVM
3 4 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
3 4 (28.57%) Garbage Collection
3 4 (28.57%) Information Architecture
3 4 (28.57%) Visualisation
4 3 (21.43%) Mobile First
4 3 (21.43%) MVC
4 3 (21.43%) Prototyping
4 3 (21.43%) User Stories
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
5 2 (14.29%) Typography
6 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) XAML
3 2 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) Java
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Adobe
2 4 (28.57%) DevExpress
2 4 (28.57%) IBM
2 4 (28.57%) Infragistics
2 4 (28.57%) Telerik