Period
to 9 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 9 May 2021 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.

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UK > England
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 492 582 827
Rank change year-on-year +90 +245 -
Contract jobs citing Figma 120 36 16
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.077% 0.019%
As % of the Applications category 3.83% 0.88% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 28 13
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £400 £500
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% -20.00% -
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +6.25% -15.79% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Median hourly rate £32.85 £46.75 -
Median % change year-on-year -29.73% - -
UK median hourly rate £32.85 £46.75 -
% change year-on-year -29.73% - -

Figma is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 3,136 4,075 6,941
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.05% 8.75% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,863 2,433 4,169
10th Percentile £153 £146 £146
25th Percentile £253 £210 £228
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £363 £375
Median % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +2.74%
75th Percentile £500 £488 £488
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £400 £361 £375
% change year-on-year +10.79% -3.72% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 313 442 563
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.26 £10.75
25th Percentile £13.25 £13.38 £12.76
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year +11.43% +6.06% +2.48%
75th Percentile £28.75 £22.39 £24.88
90th Percentile £45.00 £42.16 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.78% +9.09% +3.13%

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Figma as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Figma in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Figma in England.

Daily rate trend for Figma in England

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Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Figma in England over the 6 months to 9 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Figma in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Figma in England.

Hourly rate trend for Figma in England

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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 Figma within the England region over the 6 months to 9 May 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +41 91 £425 +6.25% 28
South East +53 10 £325 -9.09% 6
Midlands +20 4 £330 -37.14% 10
North of England - 4 £381 - 21
West Midlands +6 3 £410 -21.90% 6
South West - 3 £275 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £375 - 6
East of England +26 2 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £250 - 4
North West - 1 £388 - 10
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UK

For the 6 months to 9 May 2021, 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 England region with a requirement for Figma.

1 99 (82.50%) User Experience
2 56 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (42.50%) Wireframes
4 47 (39.17%) Sketch
5 46 (38.33%) Prototyping
5 46 (38.33%) Adobe
6 25 (20.83%) Workshop Facilitation
6 25 (20.83%) User Stories
7 22 (18.33%) CSS
8 21 (17.50%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 21 (17.50%) InVision
9 20 (16.67%) JavaScript
10 17 (14.17%) HTML
10 17 (14.17%) Service Design
10 17 (14.17%) Social Skills
11 16 (13.33%) JIRA
12 15 (12.50%) A/B Testing
12 15 (12.50%) Adobe XD
13 14 (11.67%) Zeplin
13 14 (11.67%) Strategic Thinking
13 14 (11.67%) Acceptance Criteria
13 14 (11.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 14 (11.67%) Axure RP
14 13 (10.83%) Epics
14 13 (10.83%) Use Case
15 12 (10.00%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
15 12 (10.00%) Apple iOS
15 12 (10.00%) React
15 12 (10.00%) Backlog Management
16 11 (9.17%) Ethnography

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Co-occurring 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 8 (6.67%) Confluence
2 7 (5.83%) CMS
3 4 (3.33%) WordPress
4 1 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 47 (39.17%) Sketch
2 21 (17.50%) InVision
3 15 (12.50%) Adobe XD
4 14 (11.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 14 (11.67%) Zeplin
5 10 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (7.50%) Photoshop
7 4 (3.33%) InDesign
8 3 (2.50%) Marvel
9 2 (1.67%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.83%) SaaS
2 6 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 4 (3.33%) GitHub
4 2 (1.67%) Datadog
4 2 (1.67%) Firebase
4 2 (1.67%) Slack
5 1 (0.83%) AWS
5 1 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.83%) Azure
5 1 (0.83%) Bitrise
5 1 (0.83%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.83%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (13.33%) JIRA
2 14 (11.67%) Axure RP
3 4 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.50%) Bitbucket
4 3 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.50%) Storybook
5 2 (1.67%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.83%) Appium
6 1 (0.83%) CocoaPods
6 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.83%) fastlane
6 1 (0.83%) GitLab
6 1 (0.83%) SonarQube
General
1 17 (14.17%) Social Skills
2 10 (8.33%) Publishing
3 8 (6.67%) Finance
3 8 (6.67%) Marketing
4 6 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.33%) Retail
6 3 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.50%) Presentation Skills
7 2 (1.67%) Advertising
7 2 (1.67%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.83%) Automotive
8 1 (0.83%) Banking
8 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.83%) Games
8 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.83%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 96 (80.00%) Designer
2 61 (50.83%) UX Designer
3 36 (30.00%) UI Designer
4 26 (21.67%) Senior Designer
5 24 (20.00%) UI/UX Designer
6 21 (17.50%) Senior UX Designer
7 13 (10.83%) Developer
8 12 (10.00%) Digital Designer
9 10 (8.33%) Digital UX Designer
10 9 (7.50%) Senior UI Designer
11 6 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 5 (4.17%) React Developer
12 5 (4.17%) Senior Digital Designer
12 5 (4.17%) Senior UI/UX Designer
13 4 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
14 3 (2.50%) Interaction Designer
15 2 (1.67%) iOS Developer
15 2 (1.67%) Junior
15 2 (1.67%) Junior Designer
15 2 (1.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.33%) CSS
2 17 (14.17%) HTML
3 12 (10.00%) React
4 9 (7.50%) REST
5 7 (5.83%) Material Design
5 7 (5.83%) Node.js
6 4 (3.33%) CSS3
6 4 (3.33%) DOM
6 4 (3.33%) HTML5
6 4 (3.33%) Redux
7 3 (2.50%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.50%) Jest
7 3 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (1.67%) Ajax
8 2 (1.67%) Core Data
8 2 (1.67%) Ember.js
8 2 (1.67%) Sass
8 2 (1.67%) XHTML
9 1 (0.83%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 99 (82.50%) User Experience
2 10 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 9 (7.50%) Virtual Team
4 6 (5.00%) Animation
5 2 (1.67%) Acoustics
5 2 (1.67%) Blog
5 2 (1.67%) Graphic Design
5 2 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.67%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.67%) Social Media
5 2 (1.67%) Vector Graphics
5 2 (1.67%) Video Editing
5 2 (1.67%) Video on Demand
5 2 (1.67%) W3C
6 1 (0.83%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.83%) FMCG
6 1 (0.83%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.83%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 10 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (42.50%) Wireframes
3 46 (38.33%) Prototyping
4 25 (20.83%) User Stories
4 25 (20.83%) Workshop Facilitation
5 21 (17.50%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
6 17 (14.17%) Service Design
7 15 (12.50%) A/B Testing
8 14 (11.67%) Acceptance Criteria
8 14 (11.67%) Strategic Thinking
9 13 (10.83%) Epics
9 13 (10.83%) Use Case
10 12 (10.00%) Backlog Management
10 12 (10.00%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
11 11 (9.17%) Ethnography
11 11 (9.17%) Information Architecture
11 11 (9.17%) Usability Testing
11 11 (9.17%) Validation
12 10 (8.33%) Product Management
12 10 (8.33%) Storytelling
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (2.50%) ES6
2 3 (2.50%) PHP
2 3 (2.50%) Ruby
3 2 (1.67%) Apple Swift
4 1 (0.83%) C#
4 1 (0.83%) Java
4 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
4 1 (0.83%) SQL
4 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.83%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.17%) Degree
2 2 (1.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.83%) QA
2 6 (5.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (5.00%) Docker
2 1 (0.83%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 46 (38.33%) Adobe
2 7 (5.83%) Google
3 4 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.67%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.67%) Facebook
5 1 (0.83%) Capita
5 1 (0.83%) Sitecore