The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Balsamiq Mockups
UK / England
Rank 525 563 554
Rank change year-on-year +38 -9  
Contract jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups 49 50 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.10% 0.083%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.68% 0.70% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 46 32
Median daily rate £450 £463 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +29.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £300 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £530 £436
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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7216 7180 6358
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.49% 14.64% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4866 4821 4123
Median daily rate £447 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 170 122
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.80 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.67% +11.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.50 £28.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
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 England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Balsamiq Mockups
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Balsamiq Mockups in England

Balsamiq Mockups
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Balsamiq Mockups in England

Balsamiq Mockups
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Balsamiq Mockups within the England region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +20 30 £488 - 7
South East +30 7 £388 - 3
West Midlands - 5 £425 -
East of England -4 4 £450 +12.50% 1
South West - 2 £388 - 1
North West +28 1 £325 -
Balsamiq Mockups
UK

Balsamiq Mockups
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 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 England region with a requirement for Balsamiq Mockups.

1 71 (83.53%) User Experience
2 58 (68.24%) Axure RP
3 48 (56.47%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (54.12%) Wireframes
5 44 (51.76%) HTML
6 43 (50.59%) CSS
7 40 (47.06%) Adobe
8 38 (44.71%) JavaScript
9 37 (43.53%) HTML5
10 33 (38.82%) CSS3
11 29 (34.12%) Photoshop
12 25 (29.41%) Marketing
13 24 (28.24%) Project Management
14 22 (25.88%) OmniGraffle
14 22 (25.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 21 (24.71%) MS Visio
16 20 (23.53%) Scrum
16 20 (23.53%) Usability Testing
16 20 (23.53%) Prototyping
17 19 (22.35%) MVC
18 18 (21.18%) Adobe Illustrator
18 18 (21.18%) Psychology
19 17 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 15 (17.65%) Banking
21 14 (16.47%) .NET
21 14 (16.47%) MVVM
22 13 (15.29%) Social Media
22 13 (15.29%) Stakeholder Management
22 13 (15.29%) Finance
22 13 (15.29%) MS PowerPoint

Balsamiq Mockups
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.53%) IIS
Applications
1 29 (34.12%) Photoshop
2 22 (25.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 22 (25.88%) OmniGraffle
3 21 (24.71%) MS Visio
4 18 (21.18%) Adobe Illustrator
5 13 (15.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (11.76%) InVision
7 7 (8.24%) UXPin
8 4 (4.71%) InDesign
9 3 (3.53%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (2.35%) MS Office
11 1 (1.18%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.53%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.06%) Internet
2 4 (4.71%) snoop
3 2 (2.35%) DNS
3 2 (2.35%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.18%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 58 (68.24%) Axure RP
2 11 (12.94%) Selenium
3 9 (10.59%) Git (software)
3 9 (10.59%) Jasmine
4 6 (7.06%) NUnit
5 5 (5.88%) Dreamweaver
5 5 (5.88%) JIRA
5 5 (5.88%) TeamCity
6 4 (4.71%) Bitbucket
6 4 (4.71%) NCrunch
6 4 (4.71%) ReSharper
6 4 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.53%) MSI
7 3 (3.53%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.53%) WiX
8 2 (2.35%) gulp
8 2 (2.35%) Hudson
8 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.35%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.18%) Grunt
General
1 25 (29.41%) Marketing
2 15 (17.65%) Banking
3 13 (15.29%) Finance
4 7 (8.24%) Retail
5 4 (4.71%) Advertising
5 4 (4.71%) Front Office
5 4 (4.71%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.35%) Games
7 1 (1.18%) Electronics
7 1 (1.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (31.76%) Designer
2 24 (28.24%) Developer
3 23 (27.06%) UX Designer
4 13 (15.29%) UI Developer
5 12 (14.12%) Architect
5 12 (14.12%) User Experience Architect
6 11 (12.94%) Angular Developer
7 10 (11.76%) HTML CSS Developer
7 10 (11.76%) HTML Developer
8 9 (10.59%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (9.41%) User Researcher
10 7 (8.24%) UX Developer
11 6 (7.06%) UI Designer
11 6 (7.06%) UI/UX Designer
12 5 (5.88%) Analyst
12 5 (5.88%) Business Analyst
12 5 (5.88%) C# Developer
12 5 (5.88%) Senior Architect
12 5 (5.88%) Senior User Experience Architect
12 5 (5.88%) Usability Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (51.76%) HTML
2 43 (50.59%) CSS
3 37 (43.53%) HTML5
4 33 (38.82%) CSS3
5 17 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 14 (16.47%) .NET
7 12 (14.12%) AngularJS
7 12 (14.12%) jQuery
8 9 (10.59%) LESS
8 9 (10.59%) Sass
9 8 (9.41%) Web Services
10 6 (7.06%) WCF
10 6 (7.06%) XHTML
11 5 (5.88%) J2EE
11 5 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET
12 4 (4.71%) Framer.js
12 4 (4.71%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 4 (4.71%) WPF
13 3 (3.53%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 71 (83.53%) User Experience
2 13 (15.29%) Social Media
3 5 (5.88%) Online Banking
3 5 (5.88%) RIA
4 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.71%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.18%) Fintech
6 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.18%) Vector Graphics
6 1 (1.18%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.76%) Apple iOS
2 6 (7.06%) Android
3 3 (3.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (56.47%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (54.12%) Wireframes
3 24 (28.24%) Project Management
4 20 (23.53%) Prototyping
4 20 (23.53%) Scrum
4 20 (23.53%) Usability Testing
5 19 (22.35%) MVC
6 18 (21.18%) Psychology
7 14 (16.47%) MVVM
8 13 (15.29%) Kanban
8 13 (15.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (14.12%) Cognitive Psychology
9 12 (14.12%) PRINCE2
10 11 (12.94%) BPR
10 11 (12.94%) Change Management
10 11 (12.94%) E-Commerce
10 11 (12.94%) Information Architecture
11 10 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
12 8 (9.41%) TDD
12 8 (9.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 38 (44.71%) JavaScript
2 8 (9.41%) C#
3 7 (8.24%) Java
4 4 (4.71%) TypeScript
4 4 (4.71%) XAML
5 3 (3.53%) SQL
5 3 (3.53%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.53%) VB
6 2 (2.35%) PHP
7 1 (1.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (14.12%) Degree
2 4 (4.71%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.35%) ISEB
4 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) WCAG
Vendors
1 40 (47.06%) Adobe
2 8 (9.41%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.24%) DevExpress
4 4 (4.71%) IBM
4 4 (4.71%) Infragistics
4 4 (4.71%) Telerik