Period
to 26 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Figma skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Figma over the 6 months to 26 January 2022 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.

Figma
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 166 124 194
Rank change year-on-year -42 +70 +60
Contract jobs citing Figma 27 2 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.67% 0.095% 0.041%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.76% 0.28% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 1 1
10th Percentile £430 - -
25th Percentile £561 - £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £450 £500
Median % change year-on-year +33.33% -10.00% -
75th Percentile £638 - £525
90th Percentile £667 - -
Central London median daily rate £600 £450 £513
% change year-on-year +33.33% -12.20% -

Figma is in the Cloud Services category. The following 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 cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,533 702 1,580
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.22% 33.38% 32.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,249 555 1,259
10th Percentile £400 £320 £313
25th Percentile £481 £420 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £570 £525 £520
Median % change year-on-year +8.57% +0.96% -0.95%
75th Percentile £669 £594 £600
90th Percentile £750 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £570 £510 £515
% change year-on-year +11.76% -0.97% -1.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 12
10th Percentile £13.79 £20.25 £18.71
25th Percentile £13.88 £20.63 £19.69
Median hourly rate £14.25 £21.25 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -32.94% +3.66% +17.14%
75th Percentile £19.10 £21.88 £22.37
90th Percentile £24.75 £22.25 £23.72
Central London median hourly rate £14.25 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -36.67% +9.76% +13.10%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Figma as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Figma in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Figma in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Figma in the City of London

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Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Figma in the City of London over the 6 months to 26 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Figma in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Figma also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Figma.

1 21 (77.78%) User Experience
1 21 (77.78%) UX Design
2 12 (44.44%) Prototyping
2 12 (44.44%) Accessibility
3 11 (40.74%) Wireframes
4 10 (37.04%) Adobe
4 10 (37.04%) User Research
5 8 (29.63%) JIRA
5 8 (29.63%) UX Research
5 8 (29.63%) Miro
5 8 (29.63%) Sketch
6 7 (25.93%) Strategic Thinking
6 7 (25.93%) Data Science
6 7 (25.93%) Artificial Intelligence
6 7 (25.93%) Machine Learning
7 6 (22.22%) Confluence
7 6 (22.22%) Finance
7 6 (22.22%) Interaction Design
8 5 (18.52%) Social Skills
8 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (18.52%) Banking
8 5 (18.52%) Visualisation
8 5 (18.52%) Data Visualisation
8 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
9 4 (14.81%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 4 (14.81%) Axure RP
9 4 (14.81%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (14.81%) B2B
9 4 (14.81%) Design Thinking
9 4 (14.81%) InVision

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Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (22.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Sketch
2 4 (14.81%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (14.81%) InVision
3 3 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (11.11%) Photoshop
4 2 (7.41%) Adobe XD
4 2 (7.41%) Marvel
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (3.70%) UserZoom
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Miro
2 4 (14.81%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) Azure
3 1 (3.70%) Heroku
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) JIRA
2 4 (14.81%) Axure RP
3 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Banking
2 5 (18.52%) Social Skills
3 3 (11.11%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Front Office
4 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (100.00%) Designer
2 15 (55.56%) Senior Designer
2 15 (55.56%) UX Designer
3 13 (48.15%) UI Designer
4 10 (37.04%) Senior UI Designer
5 9 (33.33%) UI/UX Designer
6 8 (29.63%) Senior UX Designer
7 7 (25.93%) Senior UI/UX Designer
8 3 (11.11%) Mobile Designer
8 3 (11.11%) Senior Applications Designer
8 3 (11.11%) Senior Mobile Designer
8 3 (11.11%) Senior Visual Designer
8 3 (11.11%) Visual Designer
9 1 (3.70%) Content Designer
9 1 (3.70%) Interaction Designer
9 1 (3.70%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) CSS
1 2 (7.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (77.78%) User Experience
2 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
3 3 (11.11%) Animation
4 1 (3.70%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.70%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Android
1 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) UX Design
2 12 (44.44%) Prototyping
3 11 (40.74%) Wireframes
4 10 (37.04%) User Research
5 8 (29.63%) UX Research
6 7 (25.93%) Artificial Intelligence
6 7 (25.93%) Data Science
6 7 (25.93%) Machine Learning
6 7 (25.93%) Strategic Thinking
7 6 (22.22%) Interaction Design
8 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (18.52%) Data Visualisation
8 5 (18.52%) Visualisation
9 4 (14.81%) B2B
9 4 (14.81%) Design Thinking
10 3 (11.11%) Critical Thinking
10 3 (11.11%) Customer-Centricity
10 3 (11.11%) Design Sprint
10 3 (11.11%) Journey Map
10 3 (11.11%) Typography
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) Master's Degree
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (44.44%) Accessibility
2 2 (7.41%) WCAG
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Adobe
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft