Period
to 9 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Sketch skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sketch over the 6 months to 9 April 2020 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.

Sketch
UK > England
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 390 424 485
Rank change year-on-year +34 +61 +104
Contract jobs citing Sketch 287 503 408
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.53% 0.57% 0.44%
As % of the Applications category 6.08% 6.77% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 348 291
Median daily rate £420 £442 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.03% +10.56% -
10th Percentile £259 £300 £288
90th Percentile £538 £541 £538
UK median daily rate £420 £436 £400
% change year-on-year -3.72% +9.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.11% +35.19% -17.42%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -4.11% +35.19% -17.42%

Sketch 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 4,724 7,434 8,241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.68% 8.40% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,699 4,374 5,017
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £144 £148 £145
90th Percentile £551 £575 £572
UK median daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year -6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 541 610 721
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £42.25 £43.75 £37.63
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.30 £16.00
% change year-on-year +10.43% +1.88% +3.23%

Sketch
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Sketch in England

Sketch
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Daily rate trend for Sketch in England

Sketch
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Sketch in England over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Sketch in England

Sketch
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Hourly rate trend for Sketch in England

Sketch
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 Sketch within the England region over the 6 months to 9 April 2020. 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 +36 186 £420 -6.67% 23
South West +54 32 £400 -4.76% 3
North of England +57 23 £413 +6.45% 9
South East +46 20 £450 +5.88% 4
Yorkshire +67 16 £419 +19.64% 4
East of England +41 14 £463 -18.86% 3
Midlands +40 8 £380 -14.80% 1
West Midlands +56 7 £380 -14.03%
North West +33 7 £300 -36.84% 5
East Midlands +21 1 - - 1
Sketch
UK

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Sketch 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 Sketch.

1 208 (72.47%) User Experience
2 148 (51.57%) Adobe
3 142 (49.48%) Wireframes
4 141 (49.13%) InVision
5 135 (47.04%) Agile Software Development
6 117 (40.77%) HTML
7 106 (36.93%) CSS
8 92 (32.06%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
9 86 (29.97%) Prototyping
10 70 (24.39%) Photoshop
11 64 (22.30%) JavaScript
11 64 (22.30%) Axure RP
12 49 (17.07%) Adobe Illustrator
13 47 (16.38%) Front End Development
14 45 (15.68%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 42 (14.63%) Usability Testing
15 42 (14.63%) HTML5
16 41 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 39 (13.59%) Adobe XD
18 38 (13.24%) Finance
19 37 (12.89%) Problem-Solving
20 35 (12.20%) Zeplin
21 32 (11.15%) Degree
22 30 (10.45%) CMS
23 28 (9.76%) W3C
23 28 (9.76%) E-Commerce
24 27 (9.41%) Analytics
25 26 (9.06%) Adobe After Effects
26 25 (8.71%) AngularJS
26 25 (8.71%) CSS3

Sketch
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 30 (10.45%) CMS
2 15 (5.23%) WebSphere
3 8 (2.79%) Confluence
4 7 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (2.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.35%) Apache
6 1 (0.35%) Moodle
6 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 141 (49.13%) InVision
2 70 (24.39%) Photoshop
3 49 (17.07%) Adobe Illustrator
4 41 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 39 (13.59%) Adobe XD
6 35 (12.20%) Zeplin
7 26 (9.06%) Adobe After Effects
8 23 (8.01%) OmniGraffle
9 17 (5.92%) Figma
10 16 (5.57%) MS Visio
11 11 (3.83%) Microsoft Office
12 8 (2.79%) InDesign
13 7 (2.44%) UserZoom
13 7 (2.44%) UXPin
14 5 (1.74%) Lectora
14 5 (1.74%) Marvel
15 3 (1.05%) Adobe Premiere
15 3 (1.05%) CINEMA 4D
16 1 (0.35%) Fireworks
16 1 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (6.27%) Shopify
2 17 (5.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 45 (15.68%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 4 (1.39%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.05%) AWS
4 2 (0.70%) Azure
4 2 (0.70%) GCP
4 2 (0.70%) Heroku
4 2 (0.70%) MailChimp
4 2 (0.70%) npm
4 2 (0.70%) SaaS
4 2 (0.70%) Slack
4 2 (0.70%) Yarn
5 1 (0.35%) GitHub
5 1 (0.35%) Lucidchart
5 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.39%) Internet
2 2 (0.70%) Skype
3 1 (0.35%) HTTP
3 1 (0.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.70%) Blockchain
1 2 (0.70%) Data Lake
1 2 (0.70%) DTS
Development Applications
1 64 (22.30%) Axure RP
2 22 (7.67%) JIRA
3 17 (5.92%) Git (software)
4 16 (5.57%) Balsamiq
5 15 (5.23%) Grunt
5 15 (5.23%) Jasmine
6 13 (4.53%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (1.74%) Dreamweaver
7 5 (1.74%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.39%) Gradle
8 4 (1.39%) gulp
9 3 (1.05%) Cypress.io
9 3 (1.05%) Selenium
10 2 (0.70%) git-flow
10 2 (0.70%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.70%) webpack
11 1 (0.35%) PostCSS
11 1 (0.35%) Xcode
General
1 38 (13.24%) Finance
2 24 (8.36%) Marketing
3 21 (7.32%) Banking
4 20 (6.97%) Public Sector
5 17 (5.92%) Retail
6 16 (5.57%) Games
7 13 (4.53%) Telecoms
8 9 (3.14%) Investment Banking
9 7 (2.44%) Publishing
10 6 (2.09%) Advertising
11 5 (1.74%) Brand Awareness
11 5 (1.74%) Corporate Banking
11 5 (1.74%) Retail Banking
12 4 (1.39%) Electronics
12 4 (1.39%) Manufacturing
13 3 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.35%) Automotive
14 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.35%) Front Office
14 1 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 211 (73.52%) Designer
2 123 (42.86%) UX Designer
3 63 (21.95%) UI Designer
4 45 (15.68%) Developer
5 35 (12.20%) UI/UX Designer
6 30 (10.45%) Digital Designer
7 27 (9.41%) Senior Designer
8 24 (8.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 17 (5.92%) Visual Designer
10 15 (5.23%) Senior UX Designer
11 13 (4.53%) React Developer
12 10 (3.48%) Data Manager
12 10 (3.48%) Systems Manager
13 9 (3.14%) UI Developer
14 7 (2.44%) Interaction Designer
14 7 (2.44%) Senior Developer
15 6 (2.09%) Digital UX Designer
15 6 (2.09%) Web Designer
16 5 (1.74%) Digital Developer
16 5 (1.74%) Mobile Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (40.77%) HTML
2 106 (36.93%) CSS
3 42 (14.63%) HTML5
4 25 (8.71%) AngularJS
4 25 (8.71%) CSS3
5 24 (8.36%) Sass
6 23 (8.01%) Node.js
7 20 (6.97%) React
8 15 (5.23%) Semantic HTML
8 15 (5.23%) Vue.js
9 12 (4.18%) Flash
9 12 (4.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (3.83%) JSP
10 11 (3.83%) JSTL
10 11 (3.83%) XHTML
11 6 (2.09%) Redux
12 5 (1.74%) Material Design
12 5 (1.74%) Web Services
13 4 (1.39%) jQuery
13 4 (1.39%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 208 (72.47%) User Experience
2 28 (9.76%) W3C
3 22 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (7.32%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.14%) Graphic Design
6 7 (2.44%) Data Structures
6 7 (2.44%) NHS
7 6 (2.09%) Animation
7 6 (2.09%) Social Media
8 5 (1.74%) Learning Management System
8 5 (1.74%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.74%) Video Editing
9 4 (1.39%) iPhone
9 4 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.05%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.05%) Motion Graphics
11 2 (0.70%) Blog
11 2 (0.70%) e-Learning
12 1 (0.35%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.32%) Android
2 17 (5.92%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (49.48%) Wireframes
2 135 (47.04%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (32.06%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 86 (29.97%) Prototyping
5 47 (16.38%) Front End Development
6 42 (14.63%) Usability Testing
7 37 (12.89%) Problem-Solving
8 28 (9.76%) E-Commerce
9 27 (9.41%) Analytics
10 24 (8.36%) Scrum
11 19 (6.62%) Decision-Making
11 19 (6.62%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
11 19 (6.62%) Service Design
11 19 (6.62%) Sprint Planning
12 18 (6.27%) Project Management
13 16 (5.57%) Responsive Web Design
14 15 (5.23%) Content Management
14 15 (5.23%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (5.23%) Mobile First
14 15 (5.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (22.30%) JavaScript
2 20 (6.97%) Java
3 11 (3.83%) ES6
4 9 (3.14%) TypeScript
5 3 (1.05%) Kotlin
5 3 (1.05%) Scala
6 2 (0.70%) Apple Swift
6 2 (0.70%) Objective-C
6 2 (0.70%) Ruby
7 1 (0.35%) ES7
Qualifications
1 32 (11.15%) Degree
2 8 (2.79%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.39%) DBS Check
4 4 (1.39%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.05%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.35%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.48%) QA
2 7 (2.44%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (0.70%) Docker
Vendors
1 148 (51.57%) Adobe
2 15 (5.23%) hybris
2 15 (5.23%) IBM
3 12 (4.18%) Microsoft
4 11 (3.83%) Google
5 7 (2.44%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.39%) Apple
6 4 (1.39%) SAP
7 1 (0.35%) BT
7 1 (0.35%) Omniture