Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 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
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 472 467 726
Rank change year-on-year -5 +259 +145
Contract jobs citing Figma 285 37 45
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.13% 0.058%
As % of the Applications category 5.42% 1.71% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 34 21
10th Percentile £313 £268 £300
25th Percentile £372 £313 £328
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £375 £450
Median % change year-on-year +26.67% -16.67% -
75th Percentile £553 £423 £515
90th Percentile £615 £496 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £39.25 - -

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 5,254 2,161 6,574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.70% 7.79% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,356 1,397 3,970
10th Percentile £150 £135 £147
25th Percentile £260 £219 £231
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £420 £380 £375
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +1.33% -
75th Percentile £538 £500 £476
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £415 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.67% - +0.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 171 599
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.21 £11.15
25th Percentile £13.25 £13.33 £13.50
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57% +6.06%
75th Percentile £26.00 £37.25 £25.19
90th Percentile £42.55 £51.75 £47.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57% +9.38%

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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 27 October 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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Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Figma in England over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Hourly rate histogram 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 27 October 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 -29 208 £495 +32.00% 71
Midlands -67 15 £350 -26.32% 12
South East -69 15 £450 +38.46% 7
North of England -61 14 £288 -17.86% 18
West Midlands -57 12 £335 -29.47% 9
Yorkshire -48 7 £300 -25.00% 5
North West -50 7 £275 -8.33% 9
East Midlands - 3 £365 - 2
South West - 3 £550 - 4
East of England -53 1 £500 +185.71% 2
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UK

For the 6 months to 27 October 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.

1 238 (83.51%) User Experience
2 162 (56.84%) Sketch
3 132 (46.32%) Wireframes
4 111 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
5 100 (35.09%) Adobe
6 98 (34.39%) Prototyping
7 95 (33.33%) InVision
8 60 (21.05%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
9 52 (18.25%) Social Skills
10 47 (16.49%) Axure RP
11 45 (15.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 43 (15.09%) User Research
13 39 (13.68%) Finance
14 36 (12.63%) Workshop Facilitation
15 34 (11.93%) HTML
15 34 (11.93%) Information Architecture
16 30 (10.53%) Visualisation
17 29 (10.18%) CSS
17 29 (10.18%) Accessibility
18 28 (9.82%) Zeplin
19 26 (9.12%) JavaScript
19 26 (9.12%) JIRA
19 26 (9.12%) Data Visualisation
20 25 (8.77%) User Stories
20 25 (8.77%) Adobe Creative Cloud
20 25 (8.77%) Marketing
20 25 (8.77%) Adobe Illustrator
21 24 (8.42%) Photoshop
22 23 (8.07%) Typography
22 23 (8.07%) Mobile App

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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 12 (4.21%) Confluence
2 5 (1.75%) CMS
2 5 (1.75%) WordPress
3 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 162 (56.84%) Sketch
2 95 (33.33%) InVision
3 45 (15.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 28 (9.82%) Zeplin
5 25 (8.77%) Adobe Illustrator
6 24 (8.42%) Photoshop
7 23 (8.07%) Adobe XD
8 15 (5.26%) Marvel
9 13 (4.56%) OmniGraffle
10 5 (1.75%) InDesign
11 3 (1.05%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.70%) Flinto
12 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
13 1 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 1 (0.35%) UserZoom
13 1 (0.35%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.77%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 23 (8.07%) Miro
3 9 (3.16%) Azure
3 9 (3.16%) SaaS
4 5 (1.75%) GitHub
5 4 (1.40%) npm
6 2 (0.70%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.70%) Yarn
7 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.35%) Datadog
7 1 (0.35%) GitHub Actions
7 1 (0.35%) Heroku
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (0.35%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.70%) Broadband
2 1 (0.35%) Intranet
2 1 (0.35%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.35%) Big Data
1 1 (0.35%) Power BI
1 1 (0.35%) Qlik Sense
1 1 (0.35%) Redis
1 1 (0.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 47 (16.49%) Axure RP
2 26 (9.12%) JIRA
3 8 (2.81%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.40%) webpack
5 3 (1.05%) Balsamiq
6 2 (0.70%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.70%) Storybook
6 2 (0.70%) Subversion
7 1 (0.35%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.35%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.35%) GitLab
7 1 (0.35%) gulp
7 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
General
1 52 (18.25%) Social Skills
2 39 (13.68%) Finance
3 25 (8.77%) Marketing
4 11 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.81%) Presentation Skills
5 8 (2.81%) Retail
6 7 (2.46%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.75%) Automotive
7 5 (1.75%) Games
7 5 (1.75%) Publishing
8 4 (1.40%) Banking
8 4 (1.40%) Law
8 4 (1.40%) Public Sector
9 3 (1.05%) Front Office
9 3 (1.05%) Influencing Skills
9 3 (1.05%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.35%) Electronics
10 1 (0.35%) Legal
10 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 244 (85.61%) Designer
2 136 (47.72%) UX Designer
3 109 (38.25%) UI Designer
4 50 (17.54%) UI/UX Designer
5 45 (15.79%) Senior Designer
6 30 (10.53%) Senior UX Designer
7 18 (6.32%) Visual Designer
8 16 (5.61%) Developer
9 13 (4.56%) Digital Designer
9 13 (4.56%) Senior UI Designer
10 9 (3.16%) Digital UX Designer
10 9 (3.16%) Lead Designer
11 8 (2.81%) Interaction Designer
12 6 (2.11%) Consultant
12 6 (2.11%) UI Consultant
13 4 (1.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 4 (1.40%) Lead UX Designer
13 4 (1.40%) Research Consultant
13 4 (1.40%) User Experience Researcher
13 4 (1.40%) UX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (11.93%) HTML
2 29 (10.18%) CSS
3 14 (4.91%) React
4 6 (2.11%) Node.js
4 6 (2.11%) XHTML
5 5 (1.75%) Sass
6 4 (1.40%) HTML5
7 3 (1.05%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.05%) CSS3
7 3 (1.05%) D3.js
7 3 (1.05%) GraphQL
7 3 (1.05%) Material-UI
7 3 (1.05%) RESTful
7 3 (1.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (0.70%) Cocoa Touch
8 2 (0.70%) Core Animation
8 2 (0.70%) Core Data
8 2 (0.70%) Framer.js
8 2 (0.70%) REST
8 2 (0.70%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 238 (83.51%) User Experience
2 23 (8.07%) Mobile App
3 18 (6.32%) Data Protection Act
4 11 (3.86%) Animation
5 10 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (3.51%) Virtual Team
6 9 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.05%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.05%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.70%) Blog
8 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.70%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.70%) Life Science
8 2 (0.70%) Motion Graphics
8 2 (0.70%) Renewable Energy
8 2 (0.70%) Social Media
8 2 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.35%) Digital Wallet
9 1 (0.35%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.35%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.81%) Apple iOS
2 7 (2.46%) Android
3 1 (0.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (46.32%) Wireframes
2 111 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (34.39%) Prototyping
4 60 (21.05%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 43 (15.09%) User Research
6 36 (12.63%) Workshop Facilitation
7 34 (11.93%) Information Architecture
8 30 (10.53%) Visualisation
9 26 (9.12%) Data Visualisation
10 25 (8.77%) User Stories
11 23 (8.07%) Typography
12 22 (7.72%) Problem-Solving
13 20 (7.02%) B2B
13 20 (7.02%) UX Design
14 18 (6.32%) Data Protection
14 18 (6.32%) Design Thinking
15 17 (5.96%) Service Design
15 17 (5.96%) Usability Testing
16 16 (5.61%) Collaborative Working
16 16 (5.61%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 26 (9.12%) JavaScript
2 5 (1.75%) TypeScript
3 2 (0.70%) Apple Swift
3 2 (0.70%) Objective-C
3 2 (0.70%) PHP
4 1 (0.35%) ES6
4 1 (0.35%) Java
4 1 (0.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (3.51%) Degree
2 3 (1.05%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.70%) DV Cleared
3 2 (0.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.18%) Accessibility
2 5 (1.75%) WCAG
3 3 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.70%) Docker
2 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.35%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 100 (35.09%) Adobe
2 11 (3.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.11%) Google
4 2 (0.70%) Apple
4 2 (0.70%) Capita
4 2 (0.70%) Hotjar
4 2 (0.70%) SAP
5 1 (0.35%) IBM
5 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com