Period
to 27 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Zeplin skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Zeplin 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.

Zeplin
UK > England
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 651 470 694
Rank change year-on-year -181 +224 +127
Contract jobs citing Zeplin 95 34 77
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Applications category 1.81% 1.57% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 21 56
10th Percentile £300 £213 £233
25th Percentile £463 £263 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £425 £388
Median % change year-on-year +23.53% +9.61% +3.40%
75th Percentile £600 £488 £461
90th Percentile £688 £550 £650
UK median daily rate £525 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +23.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK median hourly rate £58.00 - £50.00

Zeplin 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%

Zeplin
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Zeplin in England

Zeplin
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Daily rate trend for Zeplin in England

Zeplin
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Zeplin in England over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Zeplin in England

Zeplin
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Hourly rate trend for Zeplin in England

Zeplin
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 Zeplin 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 -150 81 £550 +22.22% 4
East of England -49 4 £475 +171.43% 3
South East -76 4 £525 -
Midlands -78 4 £380 -20.00%
North of England - 2 £300 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £300 -
West Midlands -68 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £380 -
Zeplin
UK

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Zeplin 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 Zeplin.

1 87 (91.58%) Sketch
2 70 (73.68%) Adobe
2 70 (73.68%) User Experience
3 59 (62.11%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (49.47%) InVision
5 45 (47.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 38 (40.00%) Apple iOS
7 37 (38.95%) Typography
8 36 (37.89%) Android
9 34 (35.79%) Prototyping
9 34 (35.79%) User Research
10 32 (33.68%) Accessibility
11 31 (32.63%) Wireframes
12 29 (30.53%) Retail
13 28 (29.47%) Figma
14 25 (26.32%) Usability Testing
15 23 (24.21%) Adobe XD
16 22 (23.16%) W3C
17 20 (21.05%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
17 20 (21.05%) Workshop Facilitation
18 19 (20.00%) Axure RP
19 16 (16.84%) Waterfall
19 16 (16.84%) Data Analysis
20 15 (15.79%) Visualisation
20 15 (15.79%) Service Design
21 14 (14.74%) Iconography
21 14 (14.74%) Data Visualisation
22 13 (13.68%) Design Thinking
23 12 (12.63%) Rapid Prototyping
24 11 (11.58%) JIRA

Zeplin
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 2 (2.11%) CMS
2 1 (1.05%) Confluence
Applications
1 87 (91.58%) Sketch
2 47 (49.47%) InVision
3 28 (29.47%) Figma
4 23 (24.21%) Adobe XD
5 7 (7.37%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (2.11%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (2.11%) InDesign
6 2 (2.11%) Photoshop
7 1 (1.05%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (1.05%) Marvel
7 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (1.05%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 45 (47.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 5 (5.26%) GitHub
3 4 (4.21%) Yarn
4 2 (2.11%) Miro
5 1 (1.05%) npm
Development Applications
1 19 (20.00%) Axure RP
2 11 (11.58%) JIRA
3 7 (7.37%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.26%) webpack
5 4 (4.21%) gulp
5 4 (4.21%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.21%) Mocha
6 3 (3.16%) Balsamiq
7 2 (2.11%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.11%) Subversion
General
1 29 (30.53%) Retail
2 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.42%) Finance
3 8 (8.42%) Marketing
3 8 (8.42%) Social Skills
4 3 (3.16%) Law
4 3 (3.16%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.16%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (1.05%) Automotive
5 1 (1.05%) Games
5 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 81 (85.26%) Designer
2 54 (56.84%) UI Designer
3 31 (32.63%) UX Designer
4 13 (13.68%) UI/UX Designer
5 9 (9.47%) Developer
5 9 (9.47%) Mobile Designer
5 9 (9.47%) Mobile UI Designer
6 6 (6.32%) Senior Designer
7 5 (5.26%) Digital Designer
7 5 (5.26%) Digital UX Designer
7 5 (5.26%) E-Commerce Designer
7 5 (5.26%) Lead Designer
8 4 (4.21%) Senior UX Designer
9 3 (3.16%) Consultant
9 3 (3.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (3.16%) React Developer
9 3 (3.16%) Research Consultant
9 3 (3.16%) Senior Digital Designer
9 3 (3.16%) UI Consultant
9 3 (3.16%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.53%) CSS
1 10 (10.53%) HTML
2 5 (5.26%) React
3 4 (4.21%) Enzyme
3 4 (4.21%) Jest
3 4 (4.21%) Redux
3 4 (4.21%) Sass
4 3 (3.16%) RESTful
5 2 (2.11%) Cocoa
5 2 (2.11%) Cocoa Touch
5 2 (2.11%) Core Animation
5 2 (2.11%) Core Data
5 2 (2.11%) Material Design
6 1 (1.05%) CSS3
6 1 (1.05%) Framer.js
6 1 (1.05%) GraphQL
6 1 (1.05%) HTML5
6 1 (1.05%) Next.js
6 1 (1.05%) REST
6 1 (1.05%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 70 (73.68%) User Experience
2 22 (23.16%) W3C
3 8 (8.42%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.21%) iPad
5 3 (3.16%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.11%) Animation
6 2 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.05%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 38 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 36 (37.89%) Android
3 1 (1.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (62.11%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (38.95%) Typography
3 34 (35.79%) Prototyping
3 34 (35.79%) User Research
4 31 (32.63%) Wireframes
5 25 (26.32%) Usability Testing
6 20 (21.05%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
6 20 (21.05%) Workshop Facilitation
7 16 (16.84%) Data Analysis
7 16 (16.84%) Waterfall
8 15 (15.79%) Service Design
8 15 (15.79%) Visualisation
9 14 (14.74%) Data Visualisation
9 14 (14.74%) Iconography
10 13 (13.68%) Design Thinking
11 12 (12.63%) Rapid Prototyping
12 11 (11.58%) Customer-Centricity
12 11 (11.58%) E-Commerce
12 11 (11.58%) Scrum
13 10 (10.53%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.37%) JavaScript
2 5 (5.26%) TypeScript
3 4 (4.21%) ES6
4 2 (2.11%) Apple Swift
4 2 (2.11%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.05%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (2.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (33.68%) Accessibility
2 4 (4.21%) WCAG
Vendors
1 70 (73.68%) Adobe
2 2 (2.11%) Apple
2 2 (2.11%) Google
3 1 (1.05%) hybris
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.05%) SAP